Mon 28 September [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 28 September

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 42 Prime Cattle, 88 Cast Cows and 4280 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on Monday 28th September 2015. 36 Dairy Cattle forward to a full ringside of buyers. Trade was very good for all lots forward. In total the 18 Technicolour Show & Sale cattle averaged £1,658.34 with the overall Show Champion Letterkenny Goldfish Sherry an  April born heifer giving well over 30kg a day from J. Hunter & Son, West Tarbrax sold for £2,499 to the Judge Mr W. Brewster, West Boreland, Thornhill, Stirling. Reserve Champion Yester Homestead Mia a fantastic May 2013 born heifer from M. & G. Struthers, Bankhead, Windygates, Fife sold for £1,911 again to Mr W. Brewster, West Boreland. The 15 commercial Dairy Cattle averaged £1.272.67 topping at £1,720 for a Hol Fries hfr from J. & A. Graham, Couch, Harthill. Prime Cattle; (42) a top price of 251p per kg was realised for a 500kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Alan Elliot Butchers, Lanark. Butchers cattle sold to average 237.7p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Birkhill 226p (light) Oldhill 231p, Birkhill 206p. Char – Eastfield of Wiston 214p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 147.5p, Westtown 145.5p. Lim hfrs – Brockwoodlees 246p, Birkhill 222p, Oldhill 220p, Castlehill 219p (light) Brockwoodlees 251p, Birkhill 218p, Castlehill 215p, Under Shieldhill 210p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p, Under Shieldhill 221p. Young bulls – B – Muirburn 216p. Lim – Wester Walston 178p. Ayrs – Parkend 129.5p. Cast cows; (88) Beef; 42 Beef cows averaged 125.5p, 41 Dairy Cows averaged 92.6p, 5 Bulls averaged 108.1p. Beef cows per head - £1,105 Goodockhill, £915 Howford, £935 Mossplatt, £955 Cloverhill. AA - £1,125 Hills of Kilncadzow, £975 Drochil Castle. Shorthorn £995, £985 Knockenjig. Sim - £925 Hartfield. Beef cows per kg – Lim – 138p Goodockhill, 161p Howford, 130p Mossplatt. AA – 115p Drochil Castle, 126p Hill of Kilncadzow. Shorthorn – 120p Knockenjig. Dairy cows per head – Fr - £855 Greentowers, £815 Eastfield, £785 Parkend. Ayr - £795 Swaites, £675 Coldwakening. Mont - £975, £915 Shotlinn. MRI - £875 Huntlyhill. Hol - £845 Dykehead, £785 Park, £775 East Brackenridge. Dairy cow per kg – Fr – 113p Greentowers, 107p Eastfield. Ayr – 107p Swaites, 100p Coldwakening. Mont – 115p Shotlinn. MRI 110p Huntlyhill. Hol – 123p East Brackenridge, 110p Dykehead, 104p Park. Cast bulls – AA - £1,285m Huntlyhill. Lim £1,185 Traquair Knowe.  Prime and Cast Sheep; (4280) Lambs (3142) averaged 138.4p per kg and sold to 188.4p per kg for a pen of 43kg Beltex  from A. M. Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow and to £81 gross for a pen of 43kg Beltex  from A. M. Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow. 346 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 134.2p per kg to a top of 159p per kg from Kypehill, Strathaven. Tex - £62 Kypehill, £58 Burnside, £57 Loanhead. 1786 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 142.1p per kg and sold to a top of 188.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £72 Eastlaw, £70 Collielaw. Bel - £81 & £74 Nether Skellyhill, £80 Collielaw, £79.50, £75 & £74 Calla. Suff - £66.50 Dyke, £63.50 Muirsland, £61 Galalaw. Char - £69 Haspielaw. 831 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 134.1p per kg top 170.2p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £75 Birks, £73.50 Burnhead, £73.50 Hillend. Bel - £80 Collielaw. Suff - £73.50 Hillend, £70 Galalaw, £70 Howes Way. Char - £74.50 Haspielaw, £73 Hills of Dalserf. Mill Bleu - £71.50 Haspielaw. 177 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 129.4p per kg top 140.6p per kg for Texel from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex £79.50 Hillview, £76.50 Burnhead, £75 Beechknowe. Suff - £73.50 Handaxwood, £73.50 Hills of Dalserf. 1138 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes – Tex – Nether Hangingshaw £132.50, 123.50, North Garngour £129.50, 123.50, Howburn £122.50, Rusha £122.50. Suff - Skerrington Mains £82.50. G. Face – Howburn £66.50, Hardington Mains £65.50. B. face – Firth £53.50, Gosland £47.50. Chev – Craighead £76.50, East Shawtonhill £69.50. Bel – Craigend £115. Rams – Tex – Kelloside £111.50. B. Face – Firth £69.50. Bel – Drumbuie £108.50. Bluefaced – Crookboat £112.50