Mon 23 March [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 23 March

Lawrie and Symington sold 38 Prime Cattle and 47 Cast cows, and 3729 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale 

Prime Cattle; (38) a top price of 251p per kg was realised for a 594kg Charolais Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers Law. Butcher cattle sold to average 236.4 per kg. 

Limousin Bullocks (heavy) Howburn 227p, Birkhill 222p, South Flakefield 205.5p, (light) West Dykes 227p, Birkhill 219p, British Blue - Stramolloch 194.5p, Fries - High Blackwoodyards 165p

Limousin Heifers (heavy) Brockwoodlees 251p, Burnside 242p, Hillend 236p, Howburn 231p, Birkhill 226p (light) Brockwoodlees 246p, Hill242p, Hillend 236p, Kepscaith 230p, West Blackmoss 214p, British Blue - Brockwoodlees 245p, Fries – Auchmeddan 153p, Over Kypeside 140.5p, Muirhouse 136.5p, Newhouse 134p. Young Bulls Ayrs Whitecraigs 131p 

Also forward were 53 Cast Cows and Bulls. All Classes of cows being good to sell and well above vendors expectations. Cast Cows; Beef; (24) averaged 132p per kg selling to £1185 from Messrs Davidson, Poldean, Wamphray. Per head Poldean £1185, West Blackmoss £1085, Easter Clevage £915, Greenfield £1135 per Kg - West Blackmoss 164p, Poldean 150p, Greenfield 142p

 Dairy; (28) averaged 106.1p per kg selling £995 from Messrs Mackie Shotlinn Farm, Hamilton. Per head – Shotlinn £995, Hawksland £915, Langside £925, Kilbank £905. Price kg –Shotlinn 126p, Carscallan 121p, Hawksland 125p, Langside 118p, Kilbank 118p. Cast Bulls; (1) to £1285 from Kepscaith.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Prime and Cast Sheep; (3773) Hoggets (3471) averaged 194.9p per kg and sold to 242.1p per kg for 44kg. Beltex from J.A McGarva, Horseclose, Annan and to £116 for 70kg Texel from Auldhouseburn.3471 prime Hgts Averaged 194.9p per kg 266 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 183.7p per kg to a top 204.8p per kg for Beltex from R.M Struthers Collielaw Farm. Tex - £65 Langholm, £61 Legholmshiels. Bel - £65.50 Walkerdyke, £63.50 Collielaw, £63.50 Poldean. Chev - £65.50 Lawhill. S. Mule - £61 East Merkland. B. face - £62 Glenmanna, £61 east Merkland, £58.50 Crosswoodburn

950 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kg) averaged 195.1p per kg to a top 212.9 p per kg for a Beltex from D.G Cunningham, Walkerdyke, Strathaven. Tex - £81.50 Carmacoup, £81 Crookedstonemuir, £80.50 Allanton. Bel – £80 Collielaw, £80 Craigdarroch Afton, £80 Netherhill. Suff - £80 East Crookedstone, £75.50 Carmacoup. Chev - £78 Crookedstonemuir, £77 Lawhill, £73.50 Craigdarroch Afton. B. Face - £76 West Dykes, £76 Glenmanna, £76 Dechmont, £75 Spango £74.50 North Boig, £74.50 Logan £74.50 Craigdarroch Afton.1689 Standard Hgts (39.1 – 45Kgs) averaged 200.1 per Kg and topped 242.1 per Kg for Beltex from J & A McGarva Horseclose. Tex - £95.50 + £93.50 Allanton, £94 Balleny, £92.50 Greystale, £91.50 Dykehole, Bel - £106.50 Horseclose, £92 Sorn Mains, £90.50 Tulloch. Suff - £87.50 Netherhill, £87.50 Yonderton, £86.50 East Crookedstone. Chev - £90.50 Lawhill, £89.50 Balleny, £88.50 Bengal, £88.50 Netherhill. Char - £94 Walkerdyke. Sm - £78.50 Allanton B. Face - £85.50 Craigdarroch Afton, £85 Logan, £82.50 Boyleston, £82.50 Longlea, £82 Glendouran, £82 Spango.  468 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kg) averaged 185.6 p per kg and toped at 208.7 p per kg for Beltex from W Thomson Tulloch, Darvel. Tex - £98.50 Carwood, £97.50 East Nerston, £95 Logan, £94.50 Hill. Bel - £96 Tulloch. Suff - £94 Burnbrae, £92.50 Kepscaith, £92 Dykehole. Chev - £94.50 Netherhill, £93 Horseclose, £91 Allanton, £90 Bengall. B. Face -£91.50 Burnshott, £89 + £84.50 Longlea, £85 Auldhouseburn. Super Hgts (52.1 + Kgs) Averaged 167.7 per Kgs for Cheviot from R Reid, Bengal, Lockerbie. Tex - £116.50 + £112.50 Auldhouseburn, £103.50 Dechmont, £100.50 Sunnyside. Bel - £102 Lochurd. Chev - £107.50 + £102 Calla, £101.50 + £98.50 Bengal, £99.50 Horseclose. Char - £98.50 Walkerdyke. B. Face - £104.50 Auldhouseburn.

262 Cast ewes & rams averaged £83.81

Cast Ewes Tex - £159.50+ £146.50 Langside, £ 148.50 East Shawtonhill, £ 146.50 Little Galla, £144.50 Scotstounbank. Suff - £139.50 + 136.50 Craigthornhill, £126.50 Carwood. G. Face - £103.50 Boylston, £99.50 Burnbrae. B-Face - £86.50 Parkhall, £82.50 Stramolloch. Chev- £103.50 + £96.50 Kinnox, £92.50 Smiddyhill. Char- £146.50 + £142.50 Langside. Bel - £123.50 Woodyett.  Rams  - Tex - £146.50 & £116.50 Scotstonbank. Suff- £146.50 Threestanes, £ 93.50 Cloverhill. B. Face - £104.50 Cardon, £93.50 Cloverhill.