Mon 2 February [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 2 February

 

Lawrie and Symington sold 8 dairy cattle, 30 prime cattle 105 cast cows and 2,311 prime and cast sheep at their weekly sale on the 2nd February 2015

Dairy cattle (8) averaged £1,475 a rise of £509 on the fortnight. Top price was £1,800 for a Holstein heifer from Meadowbank. Hfrs in-milk - £1,800 Meadowbank, £1,750 Muirsland, £1,580 & £1,400 Westtown, Lanark, “1,220 Rosneath.  A good show for quality more needed for increased ringside of buyers.  Prime Cattle; (38) a top price of 249p per kg was realised for a 540kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 239.1p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Canderside 219p (light) Howburn 237p, Hill 234p, Canderside 214.5p. Fries – Silverigg 170.5p, Craigthorn 151p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Howburn 235p, Canderside 212p, Fernieshaw 195p. (light) Brockwoodlees 247p, West Dykes 216p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p. Mox – Gowmacmorran 164.5p. Cast cows; Beef; (39) averaged 132.9p per kg to 164p from Hartside Farms, Lamington or to £1,245 to Messrs Allison, Muirburn, Skirling. Dairy; (65) averaged 98.4p per kg to 123p from G. & F. Halley, Kilbank, Kirkfieldbank or to £985 also from G. & F. Halley, Kilbank, Kirkfieldbank. Stock bulls (3) averaged 130p per kg to 190p from R.H.S Muirhead, Auldtoun, Lesmahagow or to £1,195 from B. R. Femister, Howslack, Biggar. Leading Prices per head; Beef – £1,145 Hartside Farms, £1,135 Muirburn, £1125. Hartside Farms, £1,095 Crofthill, £1,045 Dunsyre Mains, £1,055 Blackhill. Dairy – £945 Rosneath, £915 Kilbank, £885 Auchmeddan & Huntlyhill, £865 Carlindean, £825 Loanfoot, £795 Branchalburn, £775 East Brackenbridge, £755 Newhouse of Kirkfieldbank, £735 South Gilmourton, £715 Ladehead. Leading prices per Kg; Beef – 163p Muirburn, 158p Hartside Farms, 154p Newton of Wiston, 144p Letham, 143p Nether Abington, 142p Greenbank. Dairy –  116p Auchmeddan, 0113p Carlindean, 111p Loanfoot, 110p South Gilmourton, 109p Rosneath, 108p Kilbank, 108p Over Dalserf, 107p East Brackenridge, 105p Ladehead.  Prime and Cast Sheep; (2311)  Hoggets (1592) averaged 194.2p per kg and sold to 220.9p per kg for a 43kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £97.50 gross for a 46kg pen of Beltex from J. Nisbet, Sorn Mains, Mauchline. 131 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 180.4p per kg to a top of 200p per kg for a pen of Beltex from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £60.50 Kilwhipnach. Bel - £60 Felton, £60 Corstane. Suff - £58.50 Auchencorth. Chev - £57.50 Glenbarr. S. Mule - £57.50 Netherhill. B. Face - £58 Netherhill, £57.50 Auchencorth. 515 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 194.2p per kg to a top of 213.9p per kg for a pen of Beltex from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £81 Muirhouse, £80 Kilwhipnach, £79.50 Eastertown. Bel - £81.50 & £78 Ingraston, £79 Noblehall, £77 Corstane. Suff - £77 High Cattadale, £75 Noblehall. Chev - £80.50 Allanton. B. Face - £74.50, £73, £72.50 Spango, £68.50 Netherhill. 860 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 197.9p per kg and sold to a top of 220.9p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £95 & £93 Collielaw, £89 Poldean, £88.50 Boyleston. Bel - £92.502 & £89 Orchardton, £89 Collielaw, £88.50 Auldhouse. Suff - £88 Burnbrae, £84.50 Millands, £81.50 Noblehall. Chev - £87.501 Allanton. S. Mule - £72.50 Ingraston. B. face - £83 Laigh Alticane, £80 Spango. 64 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 183.7p per kg top 212p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J. Nisbet, Orcharton , Mauchline. Tex - £94 Daviesdyke, £93.50 Loanfoot, £93 Lee Meadow. Bel - £97.50 Orchardton, £95.50 Eastfield. Suff - £90 Orcharton. 21 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 155.6p per kg top 175p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. & T. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains. Tex - £94.50 Laigh Carnduff. Suff - £95 Blackbog, £94 Langshaw. Chev - £94.50 Burn. 719 Cast ewes & rams averaged £71.59. Ewes – Tex – Townfoot £143.50, Rusha £133.50, Carbello £129.50, Wormiston £125.50. Suff – Blackbog £120.50, G. Face – Stobo Home Farm £94.50, Hills of Dalserf £93.50. B. face – Calla £86.50 & £77.50 Laigh Carnduff £76.50. Chev – Burn £92.50, Netherhill £84.50. Char – Townfoot £127.50, Grangehall £107.50. Bel – Grangehall £111.350/ Bluefaced – Croftfoot £109.50. Rams – Tex – Muirburn £129.580, Daviesdykes £113.50. B. Face – Nether Abington £88.50, Linfairn £84.50. Chev – Stirkfield £94.50.