Mon 31 August [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 31 August

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 30 Prime Cattle, 89 Cast Cows and 3909 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on Monday 31st August 2015. Prime Cattle; (30) a top price of 251p per kg was realised for a 568kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 240.2p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Muirburn 223p, Under Shieldhill 216p. AA – Threestanes 190p. Fries – Mid Hartwood 164p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 251p, Heathery Hall 244p, Oldhill 230p, Under Shieldhill 208p, Westtown 204p (light) Brockwoodlees 251p, Heatheryhall 242p, Muirburn 239p, Oldhill 230p. BB – Brockwoodlees 250p, Muirburn 246p. Char – Heatheryhall 240p. Fries – Haggs 146p. Young Bulls – Lim – Westerhouse 207p.

Cast cows; (89) Beef; 44 Beef cows averaged 128.1p, 45 Dairy Cows averaged 96.4p, Beef cows per head – Lim - £1,295, £1,215 Muirburn, £1,165 Highlawside, £1,245, £1,125 Headsmuir. BB - £855 Mauldslie Mains, £845 Woodlands. Sim - £1,025 Howes, £825 Dykeneuk. Saler - £1,225, £1,165 Scotstounbank. AA - £815 Spango. 

Beef cows per kg – Lim – £1,295, £1,215 Muirburn, £1,165 Highlawside, £1,245, £1,125 Headsmuir. BB - £855 Mauldslie Mains, £845 Woodlands. Sim - £1,025 Howes, £825 Dykeneuk. Saler - £1,225, £1,165 Scotstounbank. 

Beef cows per kg – Lim – 186p Muirburn, 172p Headsmuir, 140p Woodlands. Sim – 143p Howes, 130p Dykeneuk. Saler – 150p Scotstounbank. AA – 122p Spango. Dairy cows per head – Fr - £985 Sherrifflatts, £735 High Crewburn, £805 Ainville, £815 Burnfoot. Hol - £845 Hawksland, £755 South Brackenridge, £765 Grangehall. Ayrshire - £815 Harperfield. Dairy cow per kg – Fr – 120p Sherrifflatts, 110p High Crewburn, 106p Ainville, 113p Burnfoot. Hol – 120p Hawksland, 110p South Brackenridge. Ayrshire – 120p Harperfield.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3909) Lambs (2695) averaged 148.4p per kg and sold to 178.8p per kg for a pen of 40kg Beltex  from A. & D. Murray, Calton, New Cumnock and to £79.50  gross for a pen of 55kg Texel from R. & W. Moir, High Carlincraig, Darvel. 298 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 150.8p per kg to a top of 146.1p per kg for Texel from R. Muirhead, Auldtoun, Lesmahagow. Tex - £64 Auldtoun, £62 Westmains, £61.50 Eastertown. Bel - £57 Muirhouse. Char - £60 law, £58 Normangill. 1891 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 150.1p per kg and sold to a top of 178.8p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. & D. Murray, Calton, New Cumnock. Tex - £77.50, £75 Collielaw, £74.50 Kailzie Mains, £72 Biggarshiels. Bel - £71.50 Calton, £70 Dovecot, £69.50 Kirkwood. Suff - £67.50 Eastshield, £67 Burnetland, £67 Thornyhills. Char - £68 Walesly. 424 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 144.1p per kg top 156.4p per kg for Texel from J. P. Baird, Windshields, Darvel. Tex - £76.50, £76 Greenbank, £76 Whinbush, £75.50 Hillend. Suff - £76.50 Dreva, £74 Fountainside, £72.50 Hillend. Chev - £76 Muldron. 82 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 135p per kg top 143.3p per kg for Texel from W. & M. Brown, Mount Lothian, Penicuik. Tex - £79.50 Carlinrigg, £79.50 Bowridge. £79.50 Mount Lothian. Suff - £76.50 Hillend, £76.50 Fountainside.  1214 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes – Tex – Craigend £127.50, East Cauldcoats £122.50, Collinton £119.50, Greenwall £118.50. Suff – Hawkwood £78.50. G. Face – High Parks £77.50, Kirkton of Crawford £65.50. B. Face – Kirkton of Crawford £51.50, Woolfords £50.50. Chev – Kinnox £83.50, Turdees £53.50. Char – Haspielaw £80.50.