Mon 12 January [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 12 January

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 53 Prime Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, 2656 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale.

Prime Cattle; (53) a top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 554kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 238.8p per kg.

Lim blks – Howburn 243p, Hill 215p, Muldron 207p. BB – Craigthornhill 200.5p, Lephenstrath 199.5p. Sim – Lephenstrath 199p. Fries – Westtown 168p, Muldron 167.5p, Lephenstrath 167p, Millhill 163p. 

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 255p, Craigends 242p, Hill 235p, Under Shieldhill 230p, Oldhill 227p, Tippethill 219p (light) Brockwoodlees 248p, Howburn 242p, Castlehill 226p, Under Shieldhill 226p. AA – Brockwoodlees 251p. BB – Brockwoodlees 251p. Young bulls – Sim – New Steadings 220p.

Cast cows; Beef; (28) averaged 137p per kg, £944.13. Top price £1,325 Blackhill, 197p per kg Parkerston. Dairy; (32) averaged 103p per kg, £683.75. Top price £1,055 Greentowers, 160p per kg Greentowers. Bulls; (3) averaged 111p per kg, £1,171.67. Top price £1,255 Bonnington Mains, 123p per kg Bonnington Mains.

Leading Prices per head; Beef –£1,325 Blackhill (Ch) , £1,235 Greenbank (Lim), £1,185 Blackhill (Lim), £1,135 Parkerston (Lim), £1,105 Tippethill (Lim), £1,075 Greenbank (Lim), £1,065, £1,015 Greenfield (Lim), £1,015 Hillend (Lim), £975 Tippethill (Brb). Dairy - £1,055, £1,035 Greentowers (Hf), £945, £935 Langside (Ayr), £925 Greentowers, £895 Moatmains (Mri). Bull - £1,255 Bonnington Mains (Lim), £1,175 West Mains (Sim), £1.085 Burnton (AA).

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – 197p Parkerston (Lim), 171p Blackhill (Ch), 165p Greenbank (Lim), 164p Tippethill 9Lim), 160p Blackhill (Lim), 156p Parkerston (Lim), 147p Greenbank (Lim), 142p Blackhill (Lim), 141p Hillend (Lim), 137p Greenfield (Lim), 135p Bushelhead (Lim), 133p, 131p Tippethill (Brb, Lim). Dairy – 160p, 156p, 137p Greentowers (Hf), 128p Moatmains (Mri), 119p Langside(Ayr), 118p Moat Mains (Mri), 116p x2 Langside & Greentowers (Ayr, Hf), 114p Muldron (Bf), 114p Greentowers (Hf), 112p Langside (Ayr). Bull – 123p Bonnington Mains (Lim), 119p Burnton (AA), 95p West Mains.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3657)  Hoggets (1920) averaged 188.5p per kg and sold to 219.2p per kg for a 39kg pen of Beltex from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton and to £98 gross for a 56kg pen of Chev from R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie.

118 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 172.5p per kg to a top of 190.6p per kg for a pen of Beltex from S. Prentice, Dallars, New Cumnock. Bel - £61 Dallars. B. Face - £60 Craig Douglas, £55 Gateslack, £54 Walston Mill.  

441 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 188.5p per kg to a top of 219.2p per kg for a pen of Beltex from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex – £84 Biggarshiels, £79.50 Darnhall, £79 Loanfoot, £78.50 North Garngour. Bel - £85.50, £80 Corstane, £77.50 Dallars. Suff - £72 Westmains. Chev - £72.50 Kingside. S. Mule - £64.50 Hazelside. B. Face – £72.50 Whelphill, £70 Craig Douglas, £70 Corsebank, £68.50 Nether Abington.

997 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 193.7p per kg and sold to a top of 213.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from McCosh Bros., Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar.  Tex - £94, £89.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £93 Bengall, £90.50 Castlebrocket, £89.50 Eastshield. Bel - £89.50 Longford, £89.50 Nether Hangingshaw. Suff - £89.50, £84.50 Millands, £85 Darnhall, £83.50 Eastshield. Chev - £78 Heatheryhall, £75.50 Kingside. S. Mule - £75 Spango, £74 Netherhill, £73 Darnhall. B. Face - £77 Toxside, £76 Glenmanna, £74 Nether Abington. Rousin - £89.50 Bengall.

293 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 182.1p per kg top 210.9p per kg for a pen of Texel from McCosh Bros., Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar.  Tex - £97 Nether Hangingshaw, £96 Lee Meadow, £95.50 North Garngour, £95.50 Toxside & Spango. Suff - £95 Addiewell, £92 Millands, £89.50 Darnhall & Bengall. Chev - £92.50, £91.50 Bengall. S. Mule - £78.50 Nether Abington. B. Face - £79 Toxside, £75 Heatheryhall.

77 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 166.2p per kg top 181.1p per kg for a pen of Suff from High Park Farms, Hamilton. Tex - £98 Dreva, £97 Lee Meadow, £96 Toxside, £92.50 Mitchellhill. Suff - £97.50, £96 High Parks, £97.50, £97 Toxside, £95.50 Dreva. Chev - £98 Bengall. S. Mule - £85 Spango. B. Face - £81.50 Mitchellhill.  731 Cast ewes & rams averaged £86.08.b Ewes – Tex – Hill £157.50, £152.50, Toftcombs £155.50, £146.50, Langside £139.50, Craig Douglas £133.50. Suff – Stramolloch £122.50, Hamildean £120.50. G. Face – Netherhill £88.50, Mitchellhill £87.50. Chev – Stramolloch. Char – Langside £128.50. Bel – Netherholm £126.50, Toftcombs £109.50. Rams – Tex – Hamildean £145.50, Howburn £132.50. Suff – Howford £141.50, Glendouran £122.50. B. Face – Parkhall £103.50, £97.50, Crosswoodhill £97.50. Bluefaced – Greenfield £129.50.