Mon 14 April [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 14 April

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 9 Dairy Cattle, 48 Prime Cattle, 53 Cast Cows, 9 Calves and 2745 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2739) 6 New Season Lambs averaged 247.7p per kg and sold to 265.3p per kg for a 49kg Char from A. Gray & Son, Langside, Lanark and to £130 gross for a 49kg Char from A. Gray & Son, Langside Farm, Lanark. Char - £130 Langside. Suff - £112.50 Gillbank, £111 Craigthornhill.

Hoggets (2446) averaged 206.2p per kg and sold to 252.4p per kg for a 41kg Bel from G. Clark & Co, wellhead, Livingston and to £110.50 for 60kg Bel from D. G. Cunningham, Walkerdyke, Strathaven.

191 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 197.1p per kg to a top of 223.4p per kg for a Bel from A. Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton. Tex - £66.50 Blindburn, £65 Heatheryhall. Bel - £71.50 Heatheryhall. Chev - £63.50 Heatheryhall. B. Face - £64 & £58.50 Spango, £63 Heatheryhall, £61 Robiesland.

357 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 203.6p per kg and sold to a top of 241.9p per kg for a Bel from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Symington. Tex - £81.50 Westpark, £80 Wellheads, £80 Blindburn, £79.50 West Glespin. Bel - £89.50 St Johns Kirk, £81.50 Silverigg. Chev - £80 Wellhead. Char - £77.50 Blindburn. S. Mule - £77 Heatheryhall. B. Face - £77.50 Spango, £76.50 Eats Millrig, £76 Robiesland, £75.50 Lochurd.

1298 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 213.1p per kg to a top of 252.4p per kg for a Bel from G. Clark & Co, Wellhead, Livinston. Tex - £104 Wellheads, £102 Balleny, £100.50 West Glespin & East Millrig. Bel - £106.50 & £100, Hill £105, St Johns Kirk, £104.50 Walkerdyke, £103.50 Wellheads. Suff - £97.50 Netherhill, £93 Burnbrae, £93 Newton. Chev - £99 Burnshott, £98.50 St Johns Kirk, £98 & £97.50 Horseclose, £96.50 Bengal. Char - £100 Lochill. S. Mule - £87 & £86.50 Burnbrae, £82.50 Blindburn. B. Face - £90 Balleny, £84 Burnbrae, £84 & £80.50 Heatheryhall.

447 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 201.2p per kg to a top of 219.2p per kg for a Bel from M. & G. Ballantyne, East Cauldcoats, Strathaven.  Tex – £109.50, £108 & £105 Wellheads, £109 & £105 Longford, £105 Balleny. Bel - £106.50 & £103.50 Hill, £103 East Cauldcoats, £100 Bowmanhurst. Suff - £101.50 Newton, £99 Lochhill, £97 Burnbrae. Chev - £103.50 Kettlehill, £103 Horseclose, £100 & £97.50 Wellhead, £97.50 Bengal. Char - £104.50 Horseclose, £100 Lochhill. S. Mule - £94.50 Burnbrae. B. Face - £99.50 & £98.50 Burnshott.

 154 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 185.7p per kg to a top of 200.9p per kg for a Tex from G. Clark & Co, Wellheads, Livingston. Tex - £109.50 & £109 Dechmont, £109, £108.50 & £107 Wellhead, £106 Brackenbridge. Bel - £110.50. Suff - £103 Wellheads, £102.50 Horseclose. S. Mule - £104.50 Newton.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (287) averaged £77.96. Ewes – Tex – Swaites £140.50, Drochil Castle £137.50 & £127.50, Toftcombs £124.50 & £123.50, Wester Walston £121.50. Suff – Kilnhills £131.50, Altarstone £105.50. G. Face – Lochill £91.50, Altarstone £90.50. B. face – Littlegill £72.50, Dykefoot Cottage £69.50. Chev – Lochurd £98.50, Bengal £82.50. Char – Walkerdyke £100.50. Bel – Carstairs Mains £125.50 & £120.50. Rams – Suff – Yonderton £127.50. B. Face – Fallburns £87.50.

Dairy Cattle (9) Top Price was £1480 for a HF Heifer from Messrs R Warnock, Hill Farm, Strathaven.

Calves (9) Bull – South Gilmourton (Limx) £375, (Hfx) £225. Hfrs – South Gilmourton (CHx) £415 & £405.

Prime Cattle; (48) a top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 532kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Also the same price of 253 per kg was realised for a 542kg Lim and was purchased by S. Collins & Son, Muirhead.

Lim blks – (heavy) Hill 234p, Birkhill 219p, Blackbog 193.5p. (light) Hill 220p, South Flakefield 216p, Birkhill 201p. Sim – South Flakefield 203.5p. Hfd – High Blackwoodyards 164p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 168p, Mid Hartwood 158p, Blackbog 155p, Millhill 150p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 253p, Howburn 246p, Calla 230p, Birkhill 230p (light) Brockwoodlees 251p, Calla 245p, Howburn 235p, Birkhill 203p. BB – Brockwoodlees 251p. Charl – Brockwoodlees 236p. Fries – Thinacre 134p, Couch 129p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (17) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 145.3p for a 740kg Lim from A. F. & R. Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven and to £1,115 for a 780kg Char from J. & A. Gray, Scrogton, Douglas.

Dairy Cows; (23) averaged 93p per kg and sold to 124p and £985 for a 794kg Hf from Greentowers Farm Ltd, Cartland.

Otm Cattle; (13) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 186p and £1,045 for a 562kg AAx hfr from A. Stobo, Maidenburn, Strathaven.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Scrogton (Ch) £1,115, South Mains (Lim) £1,095, Little Kype (Lim) £1,075, Little Kype (Lim) £1,075, Over Quarter (Lim) £925, Woodyett (BB) £915. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £985, Greentowers (Hf) £935, East Law (Hf) £865, Langside (Ay) £815, South Gilmourton (Hf) £815. Otm – Maidenburn (AAx) £1,045, Maidenburn (AAx) £1,005, Blyth (Ho) £905.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Little Kype (Lim) 15p, Little Kype (Lim) 145p, Scrogton (Ch) 143p, South Mains (Lim) 138p, Woodyett (BB) 136p, Brockwoodlees (Lim) 135p. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) 124p, East Law (Hf) 119p, Greentowers (Hf) 118p, Langside (Ay) 116p, Huntlyhill Mains (Mri) 113p. Otm – Maidenburn (AAx) 186p, Maidenburn (AAx) 178p, Maidenburn (AAx) 166p.