Mon 21 April [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 21 April

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 61 Prime Cattle, 49 Cast Cows, 2858 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2739)  New Season Lambs (7) averaged 265.3p per kg and sold to 277.3p per kg for a 44kg Char from A. Gray & Son, Langside, Lanark and to £126 gross for a 48kg Tex from A. Padkin, Drumcork, Thornhill. Tex - £126 Drumcork. Char – £122 Langside.

Hoggets (2321) averaged 216.2p per kg and sold to 286.3p per kg for a 40kg Bel from J. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath and £115 for a 53kg Tex from A. Middleton, Longford, West Calder.

191 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 217p per kg to a top of 229.7p per kg for a Chev from T. McFarlane & Partners, Addiewell, West Calder. Tex - £69.50 Burnbrae. Chev - £73.50 Addiewell, £70 Burn. B. Face - £70.50 Burnhead, £70.50 Posso, £69 Heatheryhall, £67.50 Burnbrae.

577 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 215.8p per kg and sold to a top of 250p per kg for a Bel from J. Nisbet, Orchardton Mains. Tex - £84.50 Hardington Mains, £84.50 Lochhill, £83.50 Kailzie Mians, £82 Malletsheugh. Bel - £92.50 Orchardton. Chev - £84 Burnbrae. B. Face - £85 Allanton, £84 Heatheryhall, £83.50 South Carnduff, £82.50 East Millrig, £81.50 Addiewell.

931Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 226.2p per kg to a top of 286.3p per kg for a Bel from T. F. Padkin & Son, Muirhouse, Auchenheath. Tex - £112.50 South Longford, £108 Wellhead, £107 Hill, £107 Loanfoot, £105.50 Heatheryhall. Bel - £114.50 Muirhouse, £109.50 Orchardton, £96.50 Hill. Suff - £102 Malletscleugh, £101 Newton. Chev - £106 South Boig, £104 Burnshott, £100 Greystale, £99.50 Horseclose. S. Mule - £98.50 Greystale, £91.50 Heatheryhall, £91 Hyndford Wells. B. Face - £99 Longlea, £92.50 Allanton, £92.50 Greystale, £90 Heatheryhall, £89 Newton, Posso, West Millrig.

446 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 212.1p per kg to a top of 238p per kg for a Tex from G. Clark & Co., Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £113.50 & £110.50 Auchtergemmel, £112.50, £111.50, £110.50 Longford, £110 Middlehouse. Bel - £110.50 Wellhead. Suff - £1047 Orchardton, £103 Burnbrae, £102 Newton, £102 Greystale. Chev - £107.50 & £105.50 Wellhead, £106 Kettlehill. S. Mule - £101.50 Greystale, £96.50 Glendouran. B. Face - £105 Longlea, £99.50 Burnshott, £89 North Boig, £95.50 Burnhead.

171 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 185.4p per kg to a top of 217p per kg for a Tex from A. Middleton, Longford, West Calder. Tex - £115 & £114.50 Longford, £108.50, £107.50, £107, £106.50 Wellheads. Suff - £107 Wellheads. Chev - £105.50 Wellheads, £105.50 Kettlehill.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (432) averaged £82.64. Ewes – Tex – Strawfrank £140.50, Toftcombs £139.50 & £128.50, North Garngour £135.50, Lamington Mains £119.50. Suff – Southmains £121.50, Laigh Carnduff £97.50. G. Face – Lochhill £100.50, Southmains £100.50. B. Face – Crosswoodburn £84.50, Muirhouse £83.50. Chev – Threestanes £100.50, Newton £95.50. Bel – Rigfoot £138.50, Drumcork £123.50. Rams – Tex – Threestanes £145.50 & £138.50. Chev – Stirkfield £109.50. Bel – Lochhill £117.50.

Prime Cattle; (61) a top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 524kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 240.3p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 227.5p, Hill 209p (light) Muldron 206.5p. BB – West Backs 199p, Moy 184p. Sim – Lephenstrath 207.5p. Fries – Blackwoodyards 168p, Millhill 148p, West Darlochan 148p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 250p, Kepscaith 245p, Howburn 243p, Kilwhipnach 224p (light) Brockwoodlees 253p, Kepscaith 250p, Hill 239p. BB – Brockwoodlees 253p, South Flakefield 223p, West Backs 188.5p. Young bull – Fries – Carlindean 136p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (12) averaged 136p per kg and sold to 167p for a 756kg Lim from J. R. Graham & Partners, Greenshields, Biggar and to £1,385 for a 962kg AA from T. Cameron, Gartvaigh, Campbeltown.

Dairy Cows; (17) averaged 105p per kg and sold to 136p for a 678kg Hf from J. Bryson & Son, Dykehead, Lesmahagow and to £1,005 for a 786kg Hf from Greentowers Farm Ltd, Cartland.

Otm Cattle; (20) averaged 125p per kg and sold to 165p and £1,215 for a 738kg BRBx hfr from Firm of R. Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Gartvaigh (AA) £1,385, Greenshields (Lim) £1,265, South Mains (Lim) £1,085, Poldean (Sax) £1,075. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £1,005, Dykehead (Hf) £925, Over Dalserf (Ho) £885, Bengall (Ho) £875. Otm – Bengall (BRB) £1,215, Mayfield (Lim) £1,075, Poldean (Sa) £1,065, Bengall (Ho) £995.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Greenshields (Lim) 167p, Poldean (Sax) 154p, Gartvaigh (AA) 144p, Poldean (Sax) 143p, Gartvaigh (Smx) 140p. Dairy – Dykehead(Hf) 136p, Bengall (Hox) 134, Greentowers (Hf) 128p, Bengall (Ho) 123p. Otm – Bengall (BRB) 165p, Mayfield (Lim) 155p, Lupus (Lim) 151p, Hillend (Lim) 147p.