Mon 25 May [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 25 May

Lawrie and Symington sold 2 Dairy Cattle, 47 Prime Cattle, 123 Cast Cows and 918 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale.

Dairy cattle (2) averaged £850 a fall of £283.10 on the fortnight. Top price was £880 for a British Friesian from G. Stewart, Mollinhillhead, Cumbernauld. Calves (3) Bull – Fries- £200 & £150 Merchanthall Farms. Hfrs - £220 Belted Galloway A. C. Paterson, East Heads. Prime Cattle; (47) a top price of 245p per kg was realised for a 542kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. H Cairns Butchers, Law.  Butchers cattle sold to average 227.8p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) High Tarbeg 228.5p, East Revoch 215p, Muirburn 210.5p, Birkhill 209.5p (light) High Tarbeg 225p. Charl – Muirside 211.5p. Fries – Craigthornhill 146.5p, Westtown 145.5p. Sim – Sherifflatts 185.5p. Lim hfrsb (heavy) Brockwoodlees 243p, Muirburn 230p, Low Holehouse 219p, Birkhill 211p (light) Brockwoodlees 245p, Muirburn 233p, Birkhill 214p. MRI – Moatmains 160.5p. Young Bulls – Lim - Bogside 221p. Fries – Gowmacmorran 154.5p. Cast cows; Beef; (123) BB cows sold to 186p per kg or £1,465 from A. & C. S. Comrie, Stonebyres, Kirkfieldbank. Fr cows sold to 123p per kg from J. Watson & Son, Westtown, Stonehouse.  Beef cows (68) Per head – BB - £1,465 Stonebyres, £1.135 Culterallers, £865 Dykehole. Lim - £1,285 Hillend, £1,265 Buteland, £1,245 Muirburn, £1,155 Greenshields. Her - £1,025 Palaceknowe. AA - £935 Robiesland, £905 Polnoon. £905 Earnockmuir. Shorthorn - £945 Goodockhill. Sim - £925 Ferme, £895 Westpark. Per Kilo – BB – 186p Stonebyres, 126p Dykehole. Lim – 178p, 173p Muirburn, 165p Buteland, 165p Greenshields, 161p Hillend. Sim – 123pm Ferme. Dairy Cows (53) averaged 103.5p – Per head – Fr – 9£35 Westtown, £935n Sherifflatts, £765 Dykehole. Hol - £865 park, £845 Boghall, £785 East Brackenridge. MRI - £845, Shaws. Ayr - £775 Newlands. Per kg – Fr – 123p Westtown, 122p Newhouse, 122p Sherifflatts, 114p Dykehole, 114p Dykehead. Hol - 118p Over Dalserf, 115p Boghall. MRI – 143p Shaws. Cast Bulls (2) averaged 118p. Char - £1,355 Parkhall. Prime and Cast Sheep; (918)  New Season Lambs (113) averaged 185.7p per kg and sold to 207.3p per kg for a 41kg pen of  Texel from J. Black, Drochil Castle, Peebles and to £93 for a 50kg pen of  Texel from A. Kennedy & Son, Mitchellhill, Broughton. Tex - £93 & £89 Mitchellhill, £89 Cambwell, £88 East Bangour. Bel - £87 Ingraston, £87 Bridgestone. Suff - £85 Muirhouse, £85 South Carnduff, £85 Addiewell. Hoggets (556) averaged 147.8 per kg and sold to 176p per kg for a 50kg pen of Texel from T. S. Chapman, Whitelees, Cleghorn and to £89.50 gross for a 62kg pen of Texel from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. . Tex - £89.50 & £85.50 North Garngour, £88 Whitelees, £82 Nether Hangingshaw. Bel - £83 Hill. Suff - £81.50, £79.50 Wellheads. Chev - £76 Kinnox. Char - £76.50 Whitelees. B. Face - £75 Wellheads, £69 Spango, £67 South Stane. 249 Cast ewes & rams averaged £73.50. Ewes – Tex – Eastfield £130.50, Mayfield £129.50, Cambwell £129.50, Tinto View £118.50. Suff – Langshaw £103.50, Hill £96.50. G. Face – Greens Road £89.50, Hillhouse £88.50. B. Face – Mitchellhill £69.50, Handaxwood £65.50. Chev – Bogside £83.50, Kinnox £69.50. Char – Mayfield £104.50. Rams – Tex – Drumalbin £127.50, Netherurd Home Farm £116.50. Suff – Leadburnlea £123.50. B. Face – Logan £71.50.