Mon 28 April [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 28 April

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 5 Dairy Cattle, 27 Prime Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, 22 Calves and  2882 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Dairy Cattle (5) averaged £1,532, Top Price was £,1880 for a Hf Hfr in milk from The Firm of JC Russell, Eastertown Farm, Quothquan. Hfrs in-milk Eastertown £1,880, Meadowbank £1,780, Eastertown £1,680.

Calves (22) Bull – Woodhead (Her x) £250, Burnfoot (Lim) £250, Woodhead (Her x) £240, £225. Hfrs – Eastfield (Smx) £345, Burnfoot (Lim) £200.

Prime Cattle; (61) a top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 510kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 241.5p per kg.

Lim blks – Birkhill 230p, Birkhill 224p, West Dykes 214p. AA – Craigthornhill 179.5p. Hf – Hill 144p, Millhilkl 139.5p, 136p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 252p, 238p, Birkhill 195p (light) Brockwoodlees 253p, 251p, 251p, Howburn 241p. Hf – Newhouse of Kirkfield 138p, 137p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (29) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 168p and to £1,285 for a 766kg Lim from J. Hamilton & Son, Headsmuir, Carluke.

Dairy Cows; (25) averaged 102p per kg and sold to 128p for a 748kg Mox from W. King, Hawksland, Lesmahagow and to £1,185 for a 1,020kg Ho from J. A. Hewitt & Sons, Roadhead, Quothquan.

Otm Cattle; (8) averaged 95p per kg and sold to 130p for a 738kg Bf hfr from J. P. Baird, Nether Affleck, Lanark and to £715 for a 650kg Hf blk from A. & A. Struthers, Millhill, Pettinain.

Bull (1) sold to 133p and £1,235 for a 926kg Lim from T. H. Hamilton & Son, Kirkton of Crawford, Crawford.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – Headsmuir (Lim) £1,285, Headsmuir (Lim) £1,125, Poldean (Sax) £1,045, Headsmuir (Brbx) £945, Broomhill (Sm) £945. Dairy – Roadhead (Ho) £1,185, East Law (Hf) £985, Hawksland (Hfx) £955, Hawksland (Mox) £955, Murrays (Ho) £925. Otm –  Millhill (Lim) £715, Craigthorn (Hf) £685, Nether Affleck (Bf) £625.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Headsmuir (Lim) 168p, Headsmuir (Lim) 160p, Headsmuir (BBx) 137p, Dovecot (Lim) 136p, Poldean (Sal) 135p. Dairy – Hawksland (Mox) 128p, South Gilmourton (Hf) 125p, Hawksland (Hfx) 125p, Auldhouse (Hf) 123p, East Law (Hf) 122p. Otm – Nether Affleck (Bf) 130p, Craigthorn (Hf) 117p, Millhill (Hf) 110p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2739)  New Season Lambs (18) averaged 237.9p per kg and sold to 258.9p per kg for a 45kg Meatlinc from A. & J. Allison, Greens, Newbigging and to £116.50 gross for a 45kg Meatlinc from A. & J. Allison, Greens, Newbigging.  Meatlinc - £116.50 Greens. Suff - £107 Craigthornhill.

Hoggets (2372) averaged 213.8p per kg and sold to 291.5p per kg for a 41kg Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton and £119.50 for a 41kg Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton.

167 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 207.2p per kg to a top of 218.3p per kg for a Tex from T. McFarlane & Partners, Addiewell, West Calder. Tex - £65.50 Addiewell. Lleyn - £62 Poldean. B. Face - £68 & £65 Heatheryhall, £67 Wolfcrook, £66 Broomerside, £65 Swaites.

434 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 213.3p per kg and sold to a top of 261.5p per kg for a Bel from J. Wight & Sons, Carwood, Biggar. Tex - £92.50 West Montgarswood, £86.50 Addiewell, £83.50 Hazelside. Bel - £102 Carwood, £94 West Mains, £85.50 Newton. Chev - £90.50 Bengal, £80 Townfoot. B. Face - £81 Swaites, £80, Bowridge, £79.50 Heatheryhall, £79 Netherhall, £79 Woodhouse. Rousin - £81 Burnbrae.

1129 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 223.5p per kg to a top of 291.5p per kg for a Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £110.50, £108 & £106 West Thomaston, £105 Longford, £101.50 Burnbrae. Bel - £119.50 & £104.50 Corstane, £104.50 & £102.50 Wellhead, £102 West Thomaston. Suff - £96.50 Netherhill, £93 Heatheryhall, £91.50 Burnbrae. Chev - £102.5 & £100.50 West Thomaston, £102 Horseclose, £101.50 Bengal, £99 Burnbrae. Char - £107.50 West Montgarswood. S. Mule - £89 Lochhill, £83.50 Hyndfordwells. B. Face - £88.50 North Boig, £88.50 Heatheryhall, £86.50 Bowridge, £84.50 Glendouran, £83 Newton.

459 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 206.7p per kg to a top of 258.7p per kg for a Tex from J. J. McAllister, West Thomaston, Banknock , Stirling. Tex - £119 & £118.50 West Thomaston, £111.50 Longford, £108.50 Wellheads. Bel - £115.50 Corstane, £105 Wellhead. Suff - £108.50 Wellhead, £101.50 Wellhead. Suff - £108.50 Wellhead, £101.50 Netherhall. Chev - £103.50 Wellheads, £103.50 & £101 Burnbrae, £101.50 Bengal, £101 Horseclose. Char - £109.50 Grangehall. B. Face - £97 Horseclose, £94 Burnbrae.

183 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 178.6p per kg to a top of 208p per kg for a Tex from J. & H. Frame, Thinacres, Hamilton. Tex - £116.50 Thinacres, £105.50 Wellhead, £102.50 Kettlehill. Suff - £99.50 Wellhead. Chev - £100 Kettlehill, £98.50 Bengal.

  Cast Ewes & Rams; (492) averaged £75.34. Ewes – Tex – Chesterhall Parks £138.50 & £132.50, Sandilands £129.50, Dreva £128.50, Middlehouse £124.50. Suff – Langshaw £120.50, Craigthornhilll £118.50. G. Face – Longford £99.50, Cludden £96.50. B. Face – Mitchellhill £78.50, Burnetland £75.50. Chev – Kirkwood £105.50, Wellhead £94.50. Bel – North Boig. Rams – Tex – Dykehead £141.50, Bowridge £123.50. B. Face – Parkhall £93.50. Bluefaced – Blackburn £95.50.