Sale Date: Mon 26 January
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 38 Prime Cattle, 98 Cast Cow and 2937 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (2937) Hoggets (2061) averaged 187.3p per kg and sold to 214.7p per kg for a 34kg pen of Beltex from J. B. Currie & Sons, Haswellsykes, Peebles and to £98.50 gross for a 50kg pen of Texel from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. 210 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 170.4p per kg to a top of 185.9p per kg for a pen of Ryeland from J. C. Bell, Stonebyres, Lanark. S. Mule - £55.50 Auchencorth. B. Face - £57 Birthwood, £53 Auchencorth. Ryeland - £59.50 Stonebyres. 453 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 191.2p per kg to a top of 214.7p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. B. Currie & Son, Haswellsykes, Peebles. Tex - £82 Dovecot, £79 Biggarshiels, £78 Castlebrocket, £78 Weston. Bel - £80 Dovecot, £81.50 Newton of Wiston, £77.50 St Leonards & Haswellsykes. S. Mule - £65 Skirling Mains. B. face - £71.50 Cloverhill, £70 Toxside, £67 Craig Douglas & Glencotho. 1089 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 197.3p per kg and sold to a top of 233.7p per kg for a pen of Texel from Hamilton & Mains, Rowantreehill, Forth. Tex - £94.50 Dillars, £89 Bengall, £89 Longford, £89 Mid Hartwood. Bel - £91 & £89 St Leonards, £89.50 & £89 Low Polquheys. Suff - £86 Dykehole, £84.50 Burnbrae, £83.50 Millands. Chev - £89 & £83 Bengall, £84 Burnbrae, £79.50 Rowantreehill. S. Mule - £77.50 Shawhead, £74.50 Low Polquheys. B. face - £75.50 East Merkland, £75.50 Baitlaw, £75 Hartside. 257 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 179.3p per kg top 204.4p per kg for a pen of Texel from T. Laird & Son, Sunnyside, Cumnock. Tex - £96.50 High Cleughearn, £94.50 Dillars, £94 Sunnyside. Bel - £95 Tulloch, £91.50 Carwood. Suff - £94.50 High Cleughearn, £88.50 Toxside. Chev - £95 Bengall. Char - £93 South Boig. 32 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 161.5p per kg top 180.2p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. Wight & Sons, Carwood, Biggar. Tex - £98.50 North Garngour, £96.50 Millands, £93.50 West Nerston. Bel - £95.50 Carwood. Suff - £95.50 Rutherend. Lleyn - £91.50 Tulloch. 876 Cast ewes & rams averaged £74.17 Ewes – Tex – Heatheryhall £148.50, £137.50, Muirhouse £138.50, Swaites £138.50, Dillars £129.50. Suff – Carwood £125.501, Southmains £119.50. G. face – Carwood £125.50, Blyth £101.50. B. face – Hillend £82.50, Crosswoodhill £79.50. Chev – Howburn £95.50, Carlinside £84.50. Carlinside £84.50. Char – Heatheryhall £129.50, Netherhouse £106.50. Bel – Heatheryhall £108.50. Rams – Tex – Rutherend £98.50. Suff – Cloverhill £113.50. B. face – Mitchellhill £68.50, Allanton £67.50. Prime Cattle; (38) a top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 544kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 235.2p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Kepscaith 222p, Brownsbank 217p, West Dykes 217p, Oldhill 216.5p (light) Kepscaith 228p, Oldhill 227p, West Dykes 224p, Howburn 220p. Fries – Westtown 165p, Millhill 162p, Lephenstrath 148p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 254p, Howburn 237p, Hillend 236p, Brownsbank 230p, Buteland 226p, West Dykes 211p. (light) Brockwoodlees 252p, Buteland 231p, Hillend 227p, Hill 210p. BB – Brockwoodlees 249p. Fries – Westtown 158.5p. Young bulls – AA – Muirhouse 171p. Cast cows; Beef; (48) averaged 128.4p per kg selling to £1,255 from W. & G. Tweedie, Brownsbank, Biggar or 160p per kg from D. Dalling, Whiteside, Bathgate. Dairy; (59) averaged 99.8p per kg selling to £975 x2 from Greentowers Farm Ltd, Lanark and D. & M. Russell, Cobblehaugh, Lanark or 124p per kg from T. Neilson, Park, East Kilbride. Leading Prices per head; Beef – £1,165 Muirburn, £975 Cambwell, £955 Clark Farms, £955 Netherurd Mains, £885 Dykehole. Dairy - £965 Blyth Bridge, £945 Cobblehaugh, £855 Park, £835 Rosneath, £825 Westtown, £805 East Brackenridge. Cast bull - £1,235 Dovecot. Leading prices per Kg; Beef – 160p Muirburn, 151p Clark Farms, 140p Netherurd Mains, 130p Dykehole. Dairy – 120p Cobblehaugh, 118p Langside, 118p Blyth Bridge, 117p Cobblehaugh, 117p Carlinside, 113p Bengall, 112p Westtown, 111p Greentowers, 111p Stenhouse, 110p Kirklands, 109p Rosneath, 109p East Brackenridge.