Mon 22 December [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 22 December

Monday Report 22nd December 2014

Lawrie and Symington sold 8 Dairy Cattle, 36 Prime Cattle and 2235 Prime and Cast sheep.

Dairy Cattle (8) averaged £1473, Top price was £1780 for a Brown Swiss from Messrs A & M Watt, Meadowbank. Hfrs in-milk - £1700 Westtown,£1,650, £1,250 Meadowbank. Cows in-milk - £1,780 Meadowbank. Prime Cattle; (36) a top price of 249p per kg was realised for a 580kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 234.5p per kg. Lim blks – Howburn 230p, Hill 209p, Westtown 207p. BB- Kitteymuirhill 211p. Fries –Westtown 168p, Silverigg 147.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Heatheryhall 243p, Hill 238p, Stravenhouse 237p, Howburn 230p, Calla 228p, Oldhill 225p (light) Brockwoodlees 249p, Kepscaith 235p, Stravenhouse 232p, Howburn 231p, Oldhill 225p, Kitteymuirhill 216p. Charl – South Arnloss 218p. BB – Brockwoodlees 241p.  Cast Cows- Beef averaged £851.25, 124.1p per kg top of £1,255 from Mid Shawtonhill, 166p per kg Mid Shawtonhill. Dairy averaged 79p per kg top of £745 Newlands, 105p per kg Newlands. (Beef) Leading Prices per Head - £1,255, £1,155 Mid Shawtonhill, £1,035 Bonnington, Peebles,  £945 Corsebank. Leading Prices Per Kilo - 167p, 155p Mid Shawtonhill, 147p Corsebank, 128p, 127p, 116p Bonnington, Peebles. (Dairy) Leading Prices per head - £745 Newlands, £635 Byretown, £595 Blindburn. Prime and Cast Sheep- (2235) New Season Lambs (1770) averaged 187.3p per kg and sold to 219.3p per kg for a pen of 44kg Beltex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven and to £96.50 gross for a pen of 47kg Texel from McCosh Bros. Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar.  252 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 178.5p per kg. Top 185.9p for a pen of Texel from A. Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton. Tex - £59.50 Heatheryhall. S. Mule - £58.50 Auchencorth. B. Face - £59.50 Toxside, £59 Birthwood, £57.50 Cowford, £56 Robiesland & Heatheryhall. 607 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 184.5p per kg. Top 209.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £81 & £78 Eastertown, £79 Yardbent, £78 Northflatt, £77n Turdees. Bel - £81 Greenwall, £75.50 Stramolloch. Suff - £78 Muldron, £75.50 Bushelhead. Chev - £72.50 Blackburn, £70 Rullion Green. S. Mule - £72 Blackburn, £69.50 Muldron, £69 Craig Douglas. B. Face - £73 Parkhall, £68.50 Robiesland, £66.50 Heatheryhall. 702 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 193.1p per kg. Top 219.3p for a pen of Beltex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £95 & £90.50n Collielaw, £92 & £91.50 Netherhangingshaw, £90.50 Birks. Bel - £96.50, £95 & £92350 Mid Shawtonhill, £90 Stramolloch. Suff - £83.50 Lochhill, £81.50 Darnhall. Chev - £86 Dovecot. Char - £90 & £87.50 Laigh Cleughearn, £86.50 Lochhill. S. Mule - £75 Craig Douglas, £74 Darnhall. B. Face - £83 & £78.50 Glenmanna, £73.50 Craig Douglas. 153 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 186p.  Top 205.3p for a pen of Texel from McCosh Bros., Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar. Tex - £96.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £95, £94, £93.50 &v £93 Yardbent. Bel - £93.50 Mid Shawtonhill. 57 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 167.6p Top 179.3p for a pen of Texel from J. & M. Nicol, Yardbent, Strathaven. Tex - £95 & £94 Yardbent, £94.50 & £94 Laigh Alticane.  465 Cast Ewes & Rams averaged £70.90.  Ewes - Tex – Easterseat £150.50 & £130.50, Craig Douglas £148.50 & £139.50, East Brackenridge £145.50 & £138.50. G. Face – East Brackenridge £94.50, Skirling Craigs £94.50. B. Face – Colubia £78.50, Boyleston £71.50. Chev – South Arnloss £104.50, Craighead £101.50. Char – Mayfield £116.50,m Stramolloch £103.50. Bel – Richardton £129.50. Rams – Rex – Allanton £150.50, Dovecot £126.50. Lleyn – Clonhie £103.50. Bluefaced – Eastfield £104.50.