Mon 24 August [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 24 August

Lawrie and Symington sold 47 Prime Cattle, 104 Cast cows and 3466 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 24th August. Prime and Cast Sheep; (3467) Lambs (2815) averaged 143.2p per kg and sold to 179.1p per kg for a pen of 43kg Texel  from R. Reid, Bengal, Lockerbie and to £77  gross for a pen of 43kg Texel from R. Reid, Bengal, Lockerbie. 306 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 139.2p per kg to a top of 152.6p per kg for Texel from Carlinside Farms, Lanark. Tex - £59.50 Carlinside, £57.50 High Crewburn, £56 Hawkwood. Bel - £59 Felton, £58 Muirhouse. Suff - £56 Dykehead. S. Mule - £54 Hillend. 1896 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 145.1p per kg and sold to a top of 179.1p per kg for Texel from R. Reid, Bengal, Lockerbie. Tex - £77.50 Bengal, £76.50 Collielaw, £74.50 North Garngour, £70.50 Nether Abington. Bel - £75 & £71.50 Calla, £67.50 Calton. Suff - £64.50 Kailzie Mains, £63.50 Lawhead. Char - £68.50 High Parks, £65 Grangehall. Bleu Du Mains - £68 High Parks. 588 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 138.5p per kg top 157.5p per kg for Texel from R. Smellie, Tinto View, Thankerton. Tex - £74.50 Stonebyres, £74 Tinto View, £72.50 Hillend. Suff - £72.50 Mount Lothian, £71.50 Hillend. 25 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 131.9p per kg top 140.6p per kg for Texel from A. & C. S. Comrie, Stonebyres, Lanark. Tex - £75 & £74.50 Stonebyres Mains, £74.50 Craighead. Suff - £75.50 Toxside, £72.50 Burnetland. 663 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes – Tex – Garngour £140, Toxside £135.50, Collielaw £121.50, Kingsbeck & Middlehouse £121.50. Suff – Toxside £95.50, £94.50. Greyface – Calton, Laigh Cleughern & Newton of Wiston £63.50. B. Face – Hillhead & Townhead £57.50, Howes Ways & Newtonhead £55.50. Chev – Hillhead £80, £75.502. Char – Laigh Cleughern £80. Bel – Richardton £83.50, Corstane £90.50. Zwartble – Clements Well £86.50. Bluefaced Leicester – Kailzie Mains £84.50. Rams – Tex – Cambwell £135.50, Garngour £130.50. B. Face – Ingraston £94.50. Zwartble – Clements Well £96.50. Char – Laigh Cleughern £121.50. Prime Cattle; (36) a top price of 261p per kg was realised for a 516kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Alan Elliot Butchers, Lanark. Butchers cattle sold to average 241.2p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Muirburn 229p, Hill 221p, West Dykes 211p (light) Eastfield of Wiston 208.5p, Westtown 192p. Sim – Lephenstrath 195.5p, West Darlochan 188.5p, Eastfield of Wiston 188.5p. Sho x – Under Shieldhill 232p. HFD – Crofthead 190.5p. Fries – Westtown 146.5p, Craigthornhill 146p, West Darlochan 141.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 260p, Muirburn 255p, Howburn 234p, Machriebeg 226p (light) Brockwoodlees 261p, Howburn 247p, Machriebeg 221p. Char – Cormiston Towers 226p, Under Shieldhill 208p. BB – Brockwoodlees 256p. Fries – Lephenstrath 147p. Young Bulls – Lim – Cowford 210p. SA – Poldean 178p. Sim – Carmacoup 174p. Cast cows; Beef; 41 Beef cows averaged 120.1p, 60 Dairy Cows averaged 88.6p, 3 bulls averaged 105.1p. Beef cows per head – Lim - £1,245, £1,075 Muirburn, £1,095, £1,045 Hillend, £945 Hardgatehead, £925 Kilwhipnach. AA - £1,115 Scotstounbank, £975 Newton of Wiston. Saler - £1,105 Poldean. Luing - £995 Mitchellhill, £835 Easton, Shorthorn - £925 Goodockhill. Beef cows per kg – Lim – 168p Muirburn, 140p Hillend, 137p Gair, 133p Hardgatehead. AA – 136p Newton of Wiston, 132p Scotstounbank, 120p Avoncrook, 120p Dykeneuk. Saler – 135p Poldean. Luing – 123 Easton, 119p Mitchellhill. Dairy cows per head – Fr - £825 Greentowers, £795 Burnfoot. Hol - £805 Park, £805 Roadhead, £775 Greentowers. Mont - £8758 Dykeneuk, £665 Gowmacmorran. MRI - £1,065 Moatmains. Dairy cow per kg – Fr – 107p Greentowers, 110p Burnfoot. Hol – 132p Roadhead. Mont – 125p Dykneuk, 117p Gowmacmorran. MRI – 128p Moatmains. Bulls – Luing - £1,035 Craig Douglas.