Mon 1 December [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 1 December

Monday Report 1st December 2014

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 67 Prime Cattle, 74 Cast Cows. And 2357 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 1st December.

Lawrie & Symington held their Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Cattle. The Championship this year was awarded to a 556kg homebred Lim hfr from Mr R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Chapelton and realised 500p per kg or £2,780 and was purchased by the judge Alan Elliot Butchers, Lanark. The Reserve Championship was awarded to a 542kg British Blue hfr from T. Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton and realised 380p per kg or £2,060 and was purchased by S. Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. 41 show cattle averaged 266.6p per kg.

Class 1 Lim blk – 1. Brockwoodlees 275p, 2. Brackendale 258p, 3. Brockwoodlees 240p. Class 2 – British Blue blk – 1. Brockwoodlees 242p, 2. Nether Abington. Class 3 – Charolais blk – 1. Hillridge 230p. Class 5 – Lim hfr – 1. Mid Shawtonhill 500p, 2. Brockwoodlees 288p, 3. Heatheryhall 280p. Class 6 – British Blue hfr – 1. Heatheryhall 380p, 2. Straven House 274p,  3. Brockwoodlees 278p. Class 7 – 1 Straven House 278p, 2. Dreva 248p, 3. Dreva 235p. Class 8 – Any other Cont. – 1. Heatheryhall 252p, 2 Brockwoodlees 270p. Class 9 – Native Breed – 1. Brockwoodlees 280p, 2. Lonsdale 188p, 3. Lonsdale 182p, Class 10 - Young Farmers – 1. Brockwoodlees 292p, 2. Brockwoodlees 260p, 3. Gateside 262p.

Cast Cows- Beef (24) Averaged 138.8p and sold to 180p from Miss K. Blackwood, Nether Abington. Dairy (50) averaged 90p and sold to 120.8p from H. Whyte, Letham, Lesmahagow.  Leading Prices per Head (Beef) Nether Abington (BRB) £1,400, Greenshields (Lim) £1,345, Wester House (Lim) £1,325, Greenshields (Lim) £1,295, Burnbrae (Lim) £1,285, Gateside (Lim) £1,255, Hillend (Lim) £1,235, Hill (Lim) £1,185, Allanton (Lim) £1,155, Muirburn (Lim) £1,105, Dreva (Lim) £1,095, Muirburn (Lim) £1,035, £995, £985, £975, West Glespin £925. (Dairy) Sherifflatts (Bf) “995, Eastfield (Hf) £965, Shotlinn £925, Muldron (Hf) £865, Hawksland (Hfx) £845. Leading Prices Per Kilo (Beef) Nether Abington (BRB) 180p, Hillend (Lim) 163.4p, Greenshields (Lim) 162.1p, Burnbrae (Lim) 161p, Muirburn (Lim) 160.1p, Greenshields (Lim) 153.8p, Hill (Lim) 151.9p, Muirburn (Lim) 157.7p, Gateside (Lim) 150.5p. (dairy) Letham (Hf) 120.8p, Eastfield 118p, Tanhill 114.8p, Muldron 112.1p, Sherifflatts 111.8p, Shotlinn 111.5p, Westtown 111.4p.

Prime and Cast Sheep- New Season Lambs (1486) averaged 178.2p per kg and sold to 208.3p per kg for 42kg Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs and to £90 gross for 44kg Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. 472 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 179.8p per kg. Top 189.5p for a Texel from J. Allan & Sons, Westmains, Stonehouse.  Tex - £73 Loanfoot, £73 Whinbush, £72 Westmains. Bel - £70 Eastlaw. Suff - £72 Eastlaw. Char – £71.50 Normangill. B. Face - £68 Knoweton, £68 Netherhill, £67 Littlegill.  719 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 181.8p. Top 208.3p for Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs. Tex - £90 & £88.50 Collielaw, £85.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £84.50 Tinto View. Bel - £87.50 Haspielaw, £87.50 Carstairs Mains, £86.50 Collielaw, £85.50 Collielaw. Suff - £80.50 Hillend, £79.50 High Parks, £79.50 Netherhill. Char - £80 South Quarter, £79.50 Haspielaw. S. Mule - £70 Lightshaw. Mill Bleu - £83.50 Haspielaw. 264 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 166.4p.  Top 195.7p for Texel from T. Moffat, Hillend, Biggar. Tex - £90 Hillend, £88 Little Kype, £86.50 Quarter. Bel - £90 Henryton, £86 Little Kype, £86.50 Quarter. Suff - £85.50 & £83.50 Netherhill, £83 Hillend. Chev - £82.50 Carstairs Mains. Char - £78 Lochurd.  11 Super Lambs (52.1kgs + kgs) av 145.3p. Top 161.1p for a Texel from South Quarter Farms, Hamilton. Tex  - £87.50 Millside, £87 South Quarter. Char - £86.50 South Quarter.

871 Cast Ewes & Rams averaged £67.99.  Tex – Over Kypeside £129.50, Wormiston £121.50, Blythbank Cottage £120.50, Townhead £117.50, Suff - Wormiston £107.50, Galalaw 97.50. G. Face – Galalaw £85.50, Dechmont £85.50. B. Face – Glenmanna £69.50, Allanton £67.50. Chev – Burn £81.50, Clonhie £78.50. Rams – Suff – Poldean £107.50. Chev – Lochurd £70.50.