Sale Date: Mon 12 October
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 34 Prime Cattle, 92 Cast Cows and 3680 Prime and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on Monday 12th October 2015. Prime Cattle - A top price of 245p/kg was realized for a 514kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and Purchased by Alan Elliot Butcher Lanark. Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to Average 235.2p Bullocks – (heavy) Allanton 227p, Birkhill 221p, Howford 218p, Westtown 200p (Light) Birkhill 219.5p Howford 216p AA – Lonsdale 189.5p Fries Mid Hartwood 154p, Westtown 144.5p Heifers (heavy) – Brockwoodlees 253p, Allanton 236p, Heatheryhall 230p, Oldhill 221p(light) Brockwoodlees 245p, Heatheryhall 230p, Birkhall 222p, Oldhill 210p British Blue – Brockwoodlees 250p, Fries – Craigthorn 145.5p. Young bull – Skirling Craigs 200p. (92) Cast Cows – Lim Cow Sold to 158p or £1185 From Bushelhead, Carluke. Hol Cow sold to £835 From Greentowers Farm Lanark 18 Beef cows averaged 125.6p, 72 Dairy Cow Averaged 89.5p, 2 Bulls Averaged 104.1p. Beef cows per head – Lim - £1185 Bushelhead, £1065 Lupus, £1005 East Millrig, Sim - £1135 Newmains, £935 Broomhill, Her - £895 Dykenuek. Beef cow per kilo – 159p Bushelhead, 152p Lupus, 132p East Millrig. Sim – 128p Broomhill, 129p Newmains. Her – 144p Dykeneuk. Dairy cow per head – Hol - £835 Greentowers £745 Blyth Bridge. FR - £705 Eastfield, £745 Auchenheath. Ayr - £795 Craigend Dairy cows Per kilo – Hol – 108p Greentowers. FR – 119p Eastfield, 105p Auchmeddan. Ayr – 109p Craigends BullChar – £1185 Scotstounbank.
Trade for the 2782 prime lambs was well back on the week. SQQ average was 141.1p per kg with the overall sale average at 136.2p per kg. Top price of £78 was paid for a pen of 47Kg Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Top price per kg was 183.3p realized by a pen of 42kg Bel from A. & D. Murray, Calton, Cumnock. The 898 Cast ewes & rams sold to £129.50 for Tex ewes from W. & R. Dunlop, Hillhead, Auchengray. Blackface ewes sold to £56.50 from WAB & ME Noble, Lochurd. Cast rams topped at £129.50 for Tex sold by J. McKirdy, Millside, Blyth Bridge.