Sale Date: Mon 17 November
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 42 Prime Cattle, 45 Cast Cows, and 2747 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on the 17th November 2014.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (2757) New Season Lambs (2162 averaged 175.9p per kg and sold to 225p per kg for a 44kg pen of Beltex from D. Baillie, Calla, Carnwath and to £99 gross for a 44kg pen of Beltex from D. Baillie, Calla, Carnwath. 51 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 164.2p per kg to a top of 171.7p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. Woodburn & Son, Netherwood, Muirkirk. Bel - £51.50 Netherwood. B. Face - £50 Debog. Herdwick - £51.50 Netherwood. 444 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kg) averaged 171.8p per kg and sold to a top of 187.2p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. Rutherford, Loanfoot, Darvel. Tex - £73 Loanfoot, £72.50 Wellhead, £71.50 Eastertown. Bel - £72.50 Netherwood, £71 Allanton, £67 Midtown. Chev - £68.50 Walston Mill. B. Face - £66 Cloverhill, £65 Burnhead. 1250 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 180.8p per kg top 225p per kg for a pen of Beltex from D. Baillie, Calla, Carnwath. Tex - £86.50, £85, Collielaw, £83.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £83.50 Nether Hangingshaw. Bel - £99 Calla, £93.50 Collielaw, £84.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £84 Nether Hangingshaw. Suff - £81 Thistle, £80 Howford, £80 Muirsland, £80 Westmains. Chev - £74.50 Muldron. Char - £81 Howford, £76.502 West Millrig. S. Mule - £73 Lightshaw, £70 Howford, £69 Ingraston. B. Face - £76 & £75 Calla, £73.50 Knoweton. 381 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kg) averaged 167.8p per kg top 197.9p per kg for a pen of Beltex from McCosh Bros, Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar. Tex - £86.50 & £86 Mid Shawtonhill, £86 Muirburn, £85.50 Threestanes. Bel - £95 Nether Hangingshaw, £87.50 & £85.50 Bridgestone, £85 Calla. Suff - £84.50 Threestanes, £84 Glendouran, £83.50 Burnetland. S. Mule - £75 Burnetland & Cloverhill. 34 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 147p per kg top 164.2p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. Bryson & Son, Dykehead, Lesmahagow. Tex - £87 & £ 86 Muirburn, £87 & £86.50 Dykehead. Suff - £86 Ainville, £85 Wellhead. 585 Cast sheep averaged £67.49. Ewes – Tex – Mid Shawtonhill £130.50 & £125.50, North Garngour £130.50, Lamington Mains £125.5p, Stramolloch £118.50. Suff – Stramolloch £98.50, Goodockhill £96.50. G. Face – Mossplatt £96.50, Greenhill £85.50. B. Face – Lamington Mains £73.50, Gair £72.50. Chev – Hillhead £80.50, Goodockhill £78.50, Char – Hillhead £92.50. Bel – Mid Shawtonhill £130.50, Crairiehill £106.50. Rams – Crairiehill £122.50. B. Face – Call £84.50.
Prime Cattle; (42) a top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 554kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 232.1p per kg. Lim blks – Howburn 233p, Oldhill 224p, Hill 216.5p. BB – West Darlochan 213.5p, West Backs 206.5p. AA – West Backs 208.5p. Sim – West Darlochan 202p, Moy 197p. Fries – Craigthornhill 176.5p, Glaister 174p, Moy 171p, West Darlochan 170.5p, West Backs 155.5p. Ayrs – Craigthorn 141p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 255p, Castlehill 225p, Oldhill 222p, West Dykes 205p (light) Brockwoodlees 252p, Howburn 236p, Castlehill 219p. BB – Brockwoodlees 250p, West Darlochan 199.5p, Dykehead 197.5p. Fries – West Backs 138.5p.
Cast cows; Beef; (19) averaged 122p per kg and sold to 172p for a 660kg BB from J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington. Dairy; (19) averaged 94.9p per kg and sold to 119.8p for a Mri from G. & M. Struthers, Moatmains, Lesmahagow. Leading Prices per head; Beef – Muirburn (Lim) £1,145, Nether Abington (BB) £1,135, Newton of Wiston (AA) £1,075, Drumbuie (Lim) £905, Nether Abington (AA) £865, Midtown (AA) £865, Kittymuir (Lim) £835. Dairy – Bengal (Ho) £885, Moatmains (Mri) £805, Machrihanish (Ho) £795, Dykehead (Hf) £715. Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Nether Abington (BB) 172p, Muirburn (Lim) 160.4p, Newton of Wiston (AA) 143.3p, Kittymuir (Lim) 134.2p, Drumbuie (Lim) 133.5p, Midtown (Lim) 130.3p. Dairy – Moatmains (Mri) 119.8p, Bengall (Ho) 115.2p, Machrihanish (Ho) 102.5p, Dykehead 9Hf) 97.4p, Grangehall (Hf) 94.8p, West Drumlemble (Hf) 91p.