Mon 3 November [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 3 November

Lanark Lawrie and Symington Monday 3rd November 2014

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 36 Prime Cattle, 94 Cast Cows and 3570 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on the 3rd November 2014.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3570)  New Season Lambs (2721) averaged 164.1p per kg and sold to 214.8p per kg for a 44kg pen of Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs and to £96.50 gross for a 47kg pen of Beltex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven.

234 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 160p per kg to a top of 178.2p per kg for a pen of Chev A. McDougall & Co, Muirhouse, Kilmacolm. Tex - £68 Wolfcrooks, £67.50 Carmacoup, £67 Debog. Chev - £69.50 Muirhouse, Kilmacolm. Bel - £65 Muirhouse, Auchenheath.

1888 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 168.9p per kg and sold to a top of 214.8p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs. Tex - £87.50 & £77.50 Collielaw, £77 Longlea, £77 Gair. Bel - £94.50 Carstairs Mains, £88.50 Heatheryhall, £85.50 Collielaw, £83 Little Kype. Char - £74 Longlea, £73.50 Auchenbart. Suff - £73 Heatheryhall, £72 Craigthorn, £70.50 Blackburn. Chev - £70.50 Longlea. S. Mule - £68 Longlea, £64 Blackburn. B. Face - £67 Heatheryhall.

563 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 151.3p per kg top 205.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £87 Auchterhead, £79 Toxside, £77.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £77 Birks. Bel - £96.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £90.50 & £80 Little Kype, £80 Eastfield. Suff - £76 Kailzie Mains, £76 Muirsland, £74.50 Hillend.

36 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 140.5 per kg top 149.1p per kg for a pen of Texel from A. Smellie & Partners, Kailzie Mains, Peebles. Tex - £79 Kailzie Mains, £77.50 Nether Hangingshaw. Bel - £79 Muirburn.

849 averaged £62.41. Ewes – £127.50 & £118.50 Little Kype, £127.50 Greenfield, £118.50 Mitchellhill, £116.50 Boyleston. Char - £108.50 Auldhouseburn. Suff - £94.50 & £84.50 Goodockhill. Bel - £102.50 Craigside. Chev - £89.50 Threestanes, £79.50 Goodockhill. Rams – Tex - £103.50 Under Shieldhill. Bel - £80.50 Corstane. B. Face - £62.50 Hillridge.

Prime Cattle; (47) a top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 556kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 230.2p per kg.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 255p, West Dykes 214p, Stonebyres Mains 197p (light) Brockwoodlees 244p, Howburn 236p. BB – Brockwoodlees 249p. Sim – Crookedstonemuir 189.5p. Fries – Over Kypeside 140.5p. Nrj – High Crewburn 159.5p.

Lim blks – Howburn 236p. Fries – Westtown 148.5p. Young bulls – Charl – Parkhall 158p. Hfd – Kittymuir 152p. Fries – Carlindean 113p.

Cast cows; Beef; (52) averaged 110.8p per kg and sold to 159p for a 802kg Lim from Allanton Farming, Darvel and to £1,275 from Allanton Farming, Darvel.

Dairy; (38) averaged 79p per kg and sold to 113.9p for a 900kg Hfx from J. A. Hewitt & Sons, Roadhead Quothquan and to £1,025 from Roadhead, Quothquan.

Leading Prices per head; Beef –Allanton (Lim) £1,275, Muirburn (Lim) £1,175, Muirburn (Lim) £1,095, Anston (Bax) £1,015, Hillend (Lim) £935, Parkhall (Charl) £875, Biggarshiels Mains (BBx) £845. Dairy – Roadhead (Hfx) £1,025, Eastfield (Ho) £755, Moatmains (Mrf) £725, Blyth Farm (Ho) £675, Carlindean (Hf) £665.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Allanton (Lim) 159p, Muirburn (Lim) 158.8p, Allanton (Lim) 140p, Borland (Lim) 134.5p, Robiesland (Lim) 132.3p, Craighead (Lim) 124.2p. Dairy – Roadhead (Hfx) 113.9p, Moatmains (Mri) 104.4p, Eastfield (Ho) 96.1p, Blyth Farm (Ho) 94p, Carlindean (Hf) 92.6p, Muirhouse (Bf) 87.3p.