Mon 27 October [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 27 October

Lanark Lawrie and Symington Monday 27th October 2014

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 11 Dairy Cattle, 47 Prime Cattle, 76 Cast Cows and 3188 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Dairy Cattle (11) averaged £1,535. Top Price was £1,840 for a HF Hfr from T. L. Trainer, Byretown, Lanark. Hfrs in-milk - £1,840 Byretown, £1,820 Westtown, £1,650 Craigthornhill. Cows in-milk - £1,200 Harperfield.

Prime Cattle; (47) a top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 560kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons, Muirhead, Glasgow. Butchers cattle sold to average 229.2p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Canderside 214.5p (light) Canderside 217.5p, Birkhill 216p. Sim – Lephenstrath 193.5p, Greenwall 192.5p. BB – West Darlochan 150p, Millhill 148.5p.   

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 255p, Castlehill 234p, Birkhill 226p (light) Brockwoodlees 250p, Castlehill 224p, Birkhill 214p. BB – Brockwoodlees 249p, West Backs 205p. Charl – Machriebeg 214p. AA – West Backs 203.5p. Sim – Moy 196.5p.

Cast cows; Beef; (47) averaged 113.6p per kg and sold to 170.8p for a 682kg Lim x from A. & I. Lindsay, Bushelhead, Carluke and to £1,255 from Messrs Allison, Muirburn, Skirling.

Dairy; (29) averaged 71.8p per kg and sold to 96.7p for a 698kg Hf from J. H. Ballantyne & Son, Highlawside, Strathaven.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Muirburn (Lim) £1,255, Bushelhead (Lim) £1,165, Traquair Knowe (AA) £975, Kingside (Lu) £955, Drochil Castle (AA) £935. Dairy – Highlawside (Hf) £675, West Backs (Ho) £705, Greentowers £635, Auldhouse (Hf) £575.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Bushelhead (Lim) 170.8p, Muirburn (Lim) 159.3p, Traquair Knowe (AA) 141.7p, Gair (Lim) 134.2p, Drochil Castle (AA) 126.4p. Dairy – Highlawside (Hf) 96.7p, West Backs (Ho) 94.5p, Burnfoot (Hf) 93.1p, Auldhouse (Hf) 81p, Craigthorn (Hf) 78.9p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3188)  New Season Lambs (2273) averaged 155.8p per kg and sold to 210.5p per kg for a 43kg pen of Beltex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £90.50 gross for a 43kg pen of Beltex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.

72 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 143.5p per kg. Tex - £53 Loanhead, B. Face - £45 Dawyck Mill, £44 Hawkwood.

206 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 158.4p per kg to a top of 174.4p per kg for a pen of Texel from W. & J. Boyd, Dechmont, Cambuslang. Tex - £68 Dechmont, £66 Chesterhall Parks. Bel - £67 Greenwall, £65 Todlaw, £64 Allanton, £63 Mosside. Char - £64 Grangehall.

1414 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 161.3p per kg and sold to a top of 210.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex – £87.50 & £79.50 Collielaw, £78.50 Longford, £77.50 High Parks, £77 Nether Hangingshaw. Bel - £90.50 & £79 Collielaw, £73.50 High Parks. Suff - £71 Nether Hangingshaw, £70.50 Dykehole, £70 Lawhead, £70 Netherhill. Char - £72 & £70 Low Knockrioch. S. Mule - £63.50 Whinbush, £60.50 Newton. B. Face - £60 Knowetop, £59.50 East Merkland.

535 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 143.4p per kg top 172.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.  Tex - £80.50 & £79 Collielaw, £80 Nether Hangingshaw, £76 Nether Abington. Bel - £79.50 Collielaw, £73.50 Greenwall. Suff - £73.50 Toxside, £71 Fountainside. Char - £72 Auchenbart, £70.50 Lochill.

46 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 130.1p per kg top 139.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. Parkin, Daviesdyke, Newmains. Tex - £74 Westerhouse, £74 Toxside, £74 Wolfcrooks. Suff - £74.50 West High Cross, £73.50 Westmains. Rouge - £72.50 Westmains.

 915 averaged £60.04. Ewes – Tex – Daviesdyke £120.50, Collielaw £98.50 & £97.50, Little Kype £96.50, Mayfield £96.50. Suff =- Burnetland £87.50, Carwood £86.50. G. Face – East Shawtonhill £79.50, Lesserlinn £76.50. B. face – Dalblair £67.50, Handaxwood £62.50. Chev – Hillhead £70.50, Dawyck Mill £63.50. Char – Low Knockrioch £82.50. Rams – Tex – Mayfield £113.50, Auldhouse £95.50. B. Face – Crosswoodhill £78.50.