Mon 23 February [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 23 February

 

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 45 Prime Cattle 85 Cast cows and 2358 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime Cattle; (45) a top price of 249p per kg was realised for a 538kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and were both purchased by Sandy Cooper Butchers, Bellshill. Butchers cattle sold to average 235.4p per kg. Lim blks (heavy) Undershieldhill 222p, Canderside 222p, Westtown 199.5p (light) Howburn 237p, Under Shieldhill 222p, Canderside 217.5p. Fries – Westtown 156.5p, High Blackwoodyards 156p, Boghall 154.5p, Hill 148.5p, Millhill 130p. Mox – Hill 158.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 248p, Castlehill 235p, Canderside 224p, Auldtoun 223p (light) Brockwoodlees 249p, Howburn 243p, Castlehill 239p, Auldtoun 235p, Canderside 209p, Westtown 205p. Charl – Mid Shawtonhill 228p. Fries – Over Kypeside 134.5p. Also forward were 85 Cast Cows & Bulls. All classes of cows being good to sell and well above vendors expectations.  Cast cows; Beef; (38) averaged 132.2p per kg to £1,195 from Clark Farms, Blackhill, Crossford. Per head – £1,185 Crofthills, £1,145 Allanton, £1,095 Burnetland, £995 Hillhead. Per kg – 155p Burnetland, 152p Blackhill, 143p Hillridge, 140p Allanton.  Dairy; (44) averaged 107.7p per kg to £1,045 from W. G. Linton, Muldron, Fauldhouse. Per head - £1,015, £955 Greentowers, £$935 Knowehead, £925 Quothquan Mill, £915 Mains, £905 Park, £885 West Tarbrax. Per kg – 130p Park, 127p Knowehead, 124p Boghall, 121p Park, 120p Greentowers, 117p Mains. Cast bulls (3) averaged 109.6p per kg selling to £1,185 from A. Struthers, Auchmeddan, Lesmahagow.  Prime and Cast Sheep; (2358)  Hoggets (1830) averaged 189.8p per kg and sold to 220.9p per kg for a 43kg pen of Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £98.5 gross for a 60kg pen of Texel from A. Gray & Son, Langside, Lanark. 36 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 173.9p per kg to a top of 193.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. & M. Nicol, Yardbent, Strathaven. Tex - £60 Yardbent. B. Face - £56.50 Auchencorth. 588 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 195.1p per kg to a top of 208.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from J. Allan & Sons, Westmains, Stonehouse. Tex - £80p Whelphill, £79 West Glespin, £79 & £78.50 Langholm. Bel - £78 Ingraston, £78 Feoch. Chev - £76 West Millrig, £76 Sornfallow. Char - £74 Auchenbart. S. Mule - £70 Broughton Place. B. Face - £72 Ingraston, £71.50 Hartside, £71.50 Whelphill, £70.50 Dalpeddar. 884 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 194.2p 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 Collielaw, £91 Gilmeadowland, £90.50 Yardbent, £89.50 Hillend. Bel =- £90 & £85 Nether Hangingshaw. Suff - £89 Blackburn Mains, £87.50 Netherhill, £87.50 Hillend. Chev - £89.50 Horseclose, £86.50 Balleny. Char - £83 West Millrig. S. Mule - £78 Spango, £77 Eastlaw, £73 Ingraston. B. Face - £78.50 Hartside, £77 & £76 Dalpeddar, £75.50 Whelphill, £73 Spango. 262 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 180.5p per kg top 206.4p per kg for a pen of Texel from T. Howden & Sons, Balleny, Balerno. Tex - £97 Balleny, £96.50 & £92.50 Yardbent, £94 Auchenhard, £92 Hillend, £90 Lesserlinn. Chev - £87 Balleny. S. Mule - £80.50 Spango. B. Face - £86 Whelphill. 59 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 163.5p per kg top 176.4p per kg for a pen of Texel from W. McGregor & Son, Eastlaw, Carluke. Tex - £98.50 Langside, £94.50 Yardbent, £93.50 Eastlaw. Suff - £93 Lesserlinn, £93 Auchenhard, £92.50 Mount Lothian. Char - £90 Lower Callander. B. Face - £90 Hartside, £88 Crosswoodburn. 528 Cast ewes & rams averaged £78.30. Ewes – Tex – Blythbank £144.50, Abbots Way £138.50, Gilmeadowland £138.50 Townhead 134.50. Suff – Auchenhard 108.50. G. Face =- Townhead 101.50, Hartside 100.50. B. face – Netherwood £88.50, Calla £88.50. Chev – Auchenbart 110.50, Goodockhill £94.50. Char – Walkerdyke £106.50, Auchenhard £94.50, Bel – Calton £116.50. Bluefaced – Townhead £123.50. Rams – Tex – Bank £119.50. B. Face – Woolfords £87.50. Char – Auchenhard £139.50.