Mon 27 April [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 27 April

Lawrie and Symington Ltd Had forward 11 Commercial Dairy cattle with all cattle forward selling to the recent rates where many more could have been sold to a packed ringside. Top price on the day was £1500 for a 2Nd calver (Hol) From Westertoun. Overall Sale Average was £1273.33.

Hfrs; - £1480 (Hol) Couch, £1380 (Hol) Meadowbank, £1220 (HF) Hill

Cows; £1500 Westertoun, £1420 South Lanridge.

Prime Cattle; (40) a top price of 2.42p per kg was realised for a 556kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by H Carins, Law.  9 Butchers cattle sold to average 2.35p per kg. Lim –Brockwoodlees 2.38p, 2.36p, Heatheryhall 2.25p. BB –Heatheryhall 2.39p, East Millrig, Howburn 2.35p. Fr – Westtown 1.39p, Muldron 1.39p, Blackbog 1.24p. Cast cows; (98) Beef; 56 beef cows BB – Cloverhill £1185, west Torphin £995, East Shawtonhill £975. Lim – Bushelhead £1135, West Torphin £1065. Sho – East Shawtonhill £1045. BB – Cloverhill £116p, Bents 147p, East Shawtonhill 139p. Lim - Bushelhead 150p, Burnbrae 149p, Lupus 146p AA  - South Carnenduff 142p. Dairy Cattle (42) Holsten, Parkend £1005, £985 and £935, Greentowers £845, Boghall £825, Rosneath £765. Fr – Boghall £885, Westertoun £875, Dewshill £865, Westtown £835, Forrest £805. NRX – Knowehead £865. MRI – Moatmains £945, £905. Ayr – Langside £835, £725. Hol – Parkend 128p, 125p, Greentowers 125p, Rosneath 125p Boghall 121p. Fr – Boghall 120p, Dewshill 115p, Forrest 115p. MRI – Moatmains 131p,125p. NRX – Knowehead 120p. Ayr – Langside 120p. New season lambs (52) averaged 201.4p per kg and sold to 218.6p per kg for 43kg Suff from J.M Shearer & Son, Burnbrae, Strathaven and to £97 gross for 50kg For a Char from A. Gray & son, Langside, Lanark. Prime and Cast Sheep;  Hogget’s (2135) averaged 171.9p per kg and sold to 204.6p per kg for a 44kg Beltex from J. Mcalister, West Thomaston , Banknock and to £90 gross for a 44kg Beltex  from J Mcalister West Thomaston, Banknock . 96 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 167.5p per kg to a top of 186.7p per kg for Texel from R Drife + Son. Netherhill, Crawfordjohn. Tex - £57.50 Windshield. SMule £57 Howes Way. BFace - £57.50 Netherhill. She - £59 Addiewell. 508 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 180.2p per kg to a top of 202.6p per kg for Texel from R Baillie, Longlea, Ashgill. Tex - £77 Longlea, £70 Muirburn. Bel - £73.50 Hamiltonhall, £72 Walkerdyke, £72 Wester Thomaston. Chev - £72.50 Balleny. SMule - £69.50 Netherhill. BFace - £71.50 Westhouse. 1041 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 176.1p per kg and sold to a top of 204.6p per kg for Beltex from J Mcalister Wester Thomaston, Banknock. Tex - £87 Craigthorn, £82.50 Hill, £81.50 Wellheads. Bel - £90 Wester Thomaston, £85 hill, £84 Walkerdyke. Suff - £79.50 Auchenhard. Chev - £79.50 Balleny, £79 Wester Thomaston. Char - £80 Auchenhard. BFace - £76 Wellheads, £73.50 Broomhills. 392 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 157.6p per kg top 184p per kg for Texel from W+A Henderson Kettlehill Milngavie. Tex - £89.50 Hill,£86.50 Kettlehill, £86Wester Thomaston. Bel - £87.50 Wellhead,£81.50 Hill. Suff - £78.50 Hill. Chev - £78 Burnshot. Char - £80 Hill. BFace - £75 Wellheads. 102 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 145.42p per kg top 164.2p per kg for Texel from T + J Clark + Sons, Wellheads, Livingston. Tex - £90 Hillhouse, £89.50 Mitchellhill, £89.50 Cloverhill. Suff - £87.50 Woodhouse, £86.50 Kettlehill. Bface - £89.50 Gosland. 355 Cast ewes & rams averaged £71.88. Ewes Tex – Rusha £130.50, Howes Way £127.50, Langside £124.50, Silverrig £122.50. Suf – Wood £98.50, Laigh Carnduff £95.50, GFace – Netherurd Mains £97.50, Hardington mains £78.50. Chev – Netherhill £68.50. Bel – Carstairs Mains £90.50. Rams Tex – Dechmont £139.50. Bel – Upper Muirhouse £139.50, Howburn £100.50. Char – Langside £110.50.