Mon 30 March [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 30 March

 

Lawrie and Symington sold 9 Dairy Cattle, 36 Prime Cattle, 75 Cast cows,5 Calves and 3141 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 30th March 2015

Dairy cattle (9) averaged £1,211 a rise of £83 on the fortnight. The best of cattle still selling but to a price following national trends. Top price was £1,520 for a Hf hfr from J. & A. Johnstone, Westtown, Pettinain. Hfrs in-milk - £1,520 Westtown, £1,400 Silverigg, £1,200 Westtown. Prime Cattle; (36) a top price of 248p per kg was realised for a 568kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Alan Elliot Butchers, Lanark. Butchers cattle sold to average 238.9p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 248p, Hillend 235p, Heatheryhall 231p, Oldhill 225p (light) Brockwoodlees 248p, Hillend 237p, Bushelhead 237p, Hill 226p. BB – Brockwoodlees 245p, Heatheryhall 234p. Char – Mid Shawtonhill 211p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 157.5p, Blackbog 153p Westtown 148.5p. Cast cows; Beef; (31) averaged 132.1p per kg selling to £1,355 or 162p from J. Struthers, Greenbank, Carluke. Dairy; (54) averaged 101.5p per kg to selling  £1,155 or 140p from D. & M. Russell, Cobblehaugh, Lanark. Beef cows per head - £1,355 Greenbank, £1,105 Hill, £1,085 Nether Abington, £1,035 Silvermuir. Beef cows per kilo – 162p Greenbank, 144p Nether Abington, 140p Lupus. Dairy cows per head - £1,155 Cobblehaugh, £865 Greentowers, £845 Park, £845 Goslington, £835 Roadhead. Dairy cow per kilo – 146p Cobblehaugh, 118p East Brackenridge, 117p Roadhead, 116p Park, 112p Greentowers, 110p Goslington, 115p Auchmeddan.

Prime and Cast Sheep; Hoggets (2837) averaged 184.2p per kg and sold to 220.5p per kg for a 44kg Beltex fromT. Howden & Son, Balleny , Balerno and to £99.50  gross for a 47g Beltex from J. M Smith, South Boig, Cumnock. 107 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 174.0p per kg to a top of 193.3p per kg for a blackface from C. Coubrough & co, Whelphill, Crawford. Bel - £56 Beechknowe. B. Face - £58 Whelphill, £57 Heatheryhall, £57 Hartside. 745 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 188.3 per kg to a top of 209.5p per kg for Beltex from B W & J. Orr, Dykehead, Chapelton. £77 Auldtown, £73.50 Lawhill, £71 Turdees. Bel - £81.50 Belstane, £77.50 Dykehead, £75 Beechknowe. Suff - £70 Burnbrae.  Chev - £77.50 Lawhill, £74.50 Wellhead, £74 Heatheryhall. B. Face - £70 + £69.50 Heatheryhall, £70 Hartside, £69.50 Mitchellhill, £69.50 Dykehead 1378 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 187.8 per kg and sold to a top of 220.5p per kg for Beltex from T. Howden & son, Balleny, Balerno. Tex - £93.50 Boyleston, £93 & £91.50 Muirburn, £91 Rutherend, £89 Netherhill. Bel - £98.50 + £95 South Boig, £97 Balleny, £95.50 Corstane. Suff - £84 Rigghead, £82.50 Burnbrae, £81.50 Allanton. Chev - £84.50 Wellheads, £83.50 Balleny, £82 Burnbrae. Char - £80.50 Burnbrae. B. Face - £78 Horseclose, £77 Whelphill, £77 High Tarbeg, £76.50 Boyleston. 541 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 174.2p per kg top 211.7p per kg for Beltex from J.M Smith, South Boig, Cumnock. Tex - £97 Auchterhead, £96 North Garngour, £94.50 Allanton. Bel - £99.50 South Boig, £93.50 St Leonards.  Suff - £86.50 Allanton, £85.50 Rutherend, £84 Hill. Chev - £86.50 Wellhead, £84 Balleny. Char - £85.50 Lochhill. S. Mule - £75 Hartside. B. face - £78 Spango, £77 Logan. 65 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 156.0p per kg top 169.4p per kg for Texel from J. Hamilton & son, Headsmuir, Carluke. Tex - £93.50, £93 Logan, £93 Viewfield, £92 Skirling Mains. Bel - £94.50 Corstane. Suff - £92 Rutherend. Chev – £91.50 Logan. 304 Cast ewes & rams averaged £76.49. Ewes – Tex – Sandilands £144.50, Mitchellhill £138.50, Hillridge £137.50, Silverigg £135.50. Suff –Westtown £103.50. G. Face – Wellheads £108.50, north Boig £96.50. Chev – North Boig £97.50. Bel – Mid Shawtonhill £124.50, Felton £99.50. B. Face – Skirling Mains £118.50,. Rams – Tex – Belstane £133.50, Headsmuir £130.50. B. Face – Kingside £84.50, Crosswoodburn £77.50. Char – Corstane £113.50.