Mon 16 March [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 16 March

Lawrie and Symington sold 8 Dairy Cattle, 67 Prime Cattle and 81 Cast cows, 14 Calves and 3431 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3431)  Hoggets (2954) averaged 198.2p per kg and sold to 222.5p per kg for a 40kg pen of Chev from J. A. McGarva, Horseclose, Annan and to £109.50  gross for a 70kg pen of Tex from J. B. Pate & Son, Toxside, Gorebridge. 199 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 175.6p per kg to a top of 201.8p per kg for a pen of Tex from R. Morton, Stobilee, Cleghorn. Tex - £61 Glenbarr, £60 Whinbush. Chev - £59 Craigdarroch Afton. B. Face - £61 Carmacoup, £59.50 Linfairn, £59 Millands. Lleyn - £58.50 Auchenbainzie. 1018 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 200.2p per kg to a top of 221.1p per kg for a pen of Chev from J. A. McGarva, Horseclose, Annan. Tex - £83.50 Daviesdykes, £83.50 Noblehall, £81 Eastland. Bel - £83.50 Tulloch, £82.50 Ingraston. Suff - £81.50 Toxside, £81.50 West Millrig. Chev - £84 Horseclose, £83 Eastlaw, £79.50 Heatheryhall. S. Mule - £76 Broughton Place. B. Face - £78 Glendouran, £77.50 Heatheryhall, £76.50 Allanton, £76 Logan, £76 Wellheads, £76 Craigdarroch Afton. 1369 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 203.2p per kg and sold to a top of 222.5p per kg for a pen of Chev from J. A. McGarva, Horseclose, Annan. Tex - £96 Orchardfield, £95 & £93.50 Muirburn, £92.50 Longford. Bel - £92.050 Dykehole, £91.50 Spango, £91 Ingraston. Suff - £90 Dykehole, £90 Lesserburn, £89.50 Carmacoup. Chev - £89.50 Burnbrae, £89.50 Logan, £89.50 Craigdarroch Afton. Char - £93 Low Knockrioch. S. Mule - £85 Ingraston. B. Face - £89.50 Logan, £89.50 Linfairn, £88 Glendouran, £88 Allanton, £88 Wellheads. 330 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 185.7p per kg top 207.5p per kg for a pen of Tex from J. Adamson & Son, Swaites, Pettinain. Tex - £97.501 Swaites, £97.50 High Tarbeg, £97 Hill, £96.50 Muirburn. Suff - £90.50 Glendouran. Chev - £88.50 Balleny. Char - £90 Low Knockrioch. S. Mule - £90 Netherhill. B. face - £90 & £88 Allanton, £902 Burnshott, £88.50 Posso, £87.502 Corsebank. 37 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 160.9p per kg top 179.3p per kg for a pen of Suff from R. Drife & Son, Netherhill, Crawford. Tex - £109.50 Toxside, £103.50 Kailzie Mains. Suff - £108.50 Lawhead, £101.50 Langshaw. 477 Cast ewes & rams averaged £78.64. Ewes – Tex – Sandilands £159.50 & £149.50, Leadburnlea £149.50, Toftcombs £149.50, Laigh Cleughearn £138.50. Suff – Westmains £128.50, Bank £116.50. G. Face – Horseclose £112.50, Hebertshaw £105.50. B. face – South Stane £98.50, Mid Wellwood £88.50. Chev – Netherhill £104.50, £95.50. Char – Horseclose £124.50, £119.50. Bel – Heatheryhall £137.50, Walkerdyke £137.50. Bleu du Maine – Toftcombs £143.50. Rams – Tex – Greenfield £141.50, Muirhead £139.50. B. Face – Toxside £103.50, Gair £94.50. Char – Heatheryhall £147.50.

Dairy cattle (8) averaged £1,128 a fall of £283.10 on the fortnight. Harder to cash with current milk price starting to affect overall trade. Top price was £1,220 for a British Friesian from A. Struthers & Son, Auchmeddan, Lesmahagow. Hfrs in-milk - £1,220 Auchmeddan, £1,180 Byretown, £1,150 Couch. Cows in-milk – 3rd calver £1,100 Auchmeddan. Calves (14) Bull Hf - £255, £235, £215 South Gilmourton, £80 x3, £35 x2 Woodhead. Hfrs – BRBx £350 South Gilmourton. Prime Cattle; (38) a top price of 250p per kg was realised for a 544kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons Butch3ers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 234.65p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 234p, Hill 225p, South Flakefield 207p (light) Auldtoun 220p, South Flakefield 216p. BB – West Darlochan 197.5p. AA – West Backs 195.5p. Sim – Gartvaigh 191.5p. Fries – Lephenstrath 153.5p, West Backs 153p, Westtown 149p, Boghall 145p, West Dykes 142p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 250p, East Millrigg 241p, Howburn 237p, Heatheryhall 237p, Oldhill 226p. (light) Brockwoodlees 249p, East Millrigg 237p, Oldhill 224p, West Dykes 218p, Northflatt 213p, Auldtoun 210p. BB – Brockwoodlees 219p, Heatheryhall 244p. Fries – Mid Hartwood 148p.  Cast cows; Beef; (42) averaged 133.1p per kg to 164p from Messrs Allison, Muirburn, Skirling or to £1,155 from J. O. & R. Struthers, Greenfield, Cobbinshaw.  Dairy; (39) averaged 104.8p per kg to 141p or £995 from A. Bankier & Co. Fernieshaw, Cleland. Beef cows per head - £1,155 Greenfield, £1,085, £1,075, £1,065 Muirburn, £1,035 Malletsheugh, £995 Kilwhipnach. Beef cows per kilo – 164p, 149p Muirburn, 143p Kilwhipnach, 142p Muirburn, 142p Malletsheugh. Dairy cows per head - £995 Ferniehaugh, £965 Blackbog, £905 Eastfield, £885 Knowetop, £875 Newhouse, £835 East Brackenridge, £825 Newhouse, £825 Rosneath, £815 Fernieshaw. Dairy cow per kilo – 141p Fernieshaw, 136p Eastfield, 131p Blackbog, 123p Fernieshaw, 122p Newhouse, 120p Rosneath.