Sale Date: Mon 5 May
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 41 Prime Cattle, 67 Cast Cows, 2694 Prime and Cast Sheep.
Prime Cattle; (41) a top price of 251p per kg was realised for a 526kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 235.6p per kg.
Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 227.5p, Hill 209p (light) Muldron 206.5p. BB – West Backs 199p, Moy 184p. Sim – Lephenstrath 207.5p. Fries – Blackwoodyards 168p, Millhill 148p, West Darlochan 148p.
Lim blks – Howburn 219p, Kittymuirhill 196p, Hawksland 189.5p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 144.5p, Millhill 141p, Mid Hartwood 138p. Mox – High Blackwoodyards 169p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 251p, Bushelhead 231p, Howburn 207p, West Dykes 190p (light) Brockwoodlees 246p, Bushelhead 237p, Quothquan Mill 191p, West Dykes 187p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p. Fries – Loanfoot 125p.
Cast cows; Beef cows; (34) averaged 124p per kg and sold to 154p and £1,235 for an 802kg Lim from T. & E. Lorimer, Birkwood Mains, Lesmahagow.
Dairy Cows; (24) averaged 103p per kg and sold to 121p for a 688kg Hf from J. & J. Fleming, Hallhill, Crossford and to £1,025 for a 862kg Hf from Greentowers Farm Ltd, Cartland.
Otm Cattle; (8) averaged 129p per kg and sold to 171p and £1,125 for a 660kg Lim hfr from A. Cooper & Son, Crosshouse, Milton Bridge.
Bull; (1) sold to 100p and £805 for an 805kg Lim from D. P. Lang & Son, Wellhead, Cleghorn.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Birkwood Mains (Lim) £1,235, Dreva (Brb) £1,065, Watsonhead (Lim) £1,055, Birkwood Mains (Smx) £1,045, Birkwood Mains (Smx) £1,035. Dairy – Greentowers (HF) £1,025, Dykehead (Hf) £975, Dykehead (Hf) £945, Hallhill (Hf) £835, Hawksland (Mox) £835, Quothquan Mill (Ho) £835. Otm – Crosshouse (Lim) £1,125, Dreva (Lim) £1,095, Bushelhead (Lim) £1,065.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Birkwood Mains (Lim) 154p, Dreva (Brb) 149p, Birkwood Mains (Smx) 146p, Birkwood Mains (Smx) 137p, Poldean (Sal) 136p. Dairy – Hallhill (Hf) 121p, Dykehead (Hf) 120p, Greentowers (Hf) 119p, Hawksland (Mox) 117p, Hawksland (Hfx) 113p, Hallhill (Hf) 113p. Otm – Crosshouse (Lim) 171p, Bushelhead (Lim) 159p, Dreva (Lim) 151p.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (2556) New Season Lambs (46) averaged 226.5p per kg and sold to 258.8p per kg for a 40kg Bel from A. Padkin, Drumcork, Thornhill and to £109 gross for a 49kg Char from A. Gray & Son, Langside, Lanark. Char - £109 Langside. Bel - £103.50 Drumcork. Suff - £99 Gosland. Meatlinc £98 Green.
Hoggets (2061) averaged 200.9p per kg and sold to 280.8p per kg for a 39kg Bel from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Symington and £109.5 for a 39kg Bel from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Symington.
68 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 192.3p per kg to a top of 204.7 p per kg for a B. Face from D. W. Telfer, Glendouran, Crawfordjohn. B. Face - £65.50 Glendouran, £62 Logan, £61 South Carnduff.
490 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 199.8p per kg and sold to a top of 280.8p per kg for a Bel from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Symington. Tex - £102.50 & £101.50 Silverigg, £99 Hill, £99 Broadfield, £98 Heatheryhall. Bel - £109.50 St Johns Kirk. Chev - £99.50 & £99 St Johns Kirk, £99 & £97.50 Broadfield. S. Mule - £77.50 Heatheryhall. B. Face - £78 Longlea, £77.50 Broomfield, £76.50 Gair, £76.50 Logan.
1062 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 204.9p per kg to a top of 242.7p per kg for a Chev from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Symington. Tex - £102.50 & £101 Silverigg, £97 & £96 Burnbrae, £96.50 Hill. Bel - £99 & £97.50 Hill. Suff - £95.50 Burnbrae, £88 North Boig. Chev - £99.50 & £99 St Johns Kirk, £95 Netherhill, £92 Burnbrae. S. Mule - £84.50 Hyndford Wells, £84 Burnbrae. B. Face - £89 Wellhead, £87 Gair, £87 Common, £85 Longlea.
394 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 188p per kg to a top of 212p per kg for a Chev from Broadfield Farmers, Symington. Tex - £97.50 Burnbrae, £97.50 Townhead, £97.50 Silverigg. Bel - £94 Mid Shawtonhill, £92.50 Newton. Suff - £94 Wiston Place, £89 North Boig. Chev - £99, £97.50 Broadfield, £89 Newton. S. Mule - £87 Burnbrae. B. Face - £90 & £89 Wellheads, £89.50 Longlea, £89 Heatheryhall.
38 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 164p per kg to a top of 184.9p per kg for a Tex from A. Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton. Tex - £99 Broadfield, £98 & £95 Heatheryhall. Suff - £94.50 Langshaw. Chev - £92.50 Newton. B. Face - £85 Glendouran.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (419) Ewes – Tex – Kypeside £133.50, Nether Skellyhill £126.50, Over Kypeside £118.50, Mid Shawtonhill £114.50. Suff – Wylieland £101.50, Westmains £86.50. G. Face – South Slipperfield £90.50, Herbertshaw £88.50. B. Face – Crookboat £77.50, South Slipperfield £72.50. Chev – Netherhill £67.50, Haswellsykes £66.50. Bel – Mid Shawtonhill £94.50. Rams – Tex – Silverigg £123.50, South Slipperfield £120.50. Bel – Bonnington £91.50, Bluefaced – Hillend £96.50.