Sale Date: Mon 26 October
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 60 Prime Cattle, 135 Cast Cows and 3370 prime and cast sheep at their weekly sale on Monday 26th October 2015. Prime Cattle - A top price of 254p per kg was realized for a 560kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and Purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers Law. Butchers Cattle sold to Average 237.8p
Bullocks – (heavy) Bushelhead 212p, Oldhill 210p, Kepscaith 208p. (Light) Bushelhead 226p, Machribeg 210p. SIM – Machribeg 208p, Lephenstrath 207p. FRIES - Lephenstrath 148p, Millhill 146.5p West Darlochan 144.5p, Westtown 143.5p, West Backs 138.5p, Blackburn Mains 137.5p Heifers (heavy) Brockwoodlees 254p, Kepscaith 226pp, Undershieldhill 210p (light) Brockwoodlees 248p, Howburn 240p, Muirburn 236p, Oldhill 232p. Young bull – Lim –West Glespin 222p.BB – Skirling Craigs 186p. Sim – Raws 186p
(135) Cast Cows – Most Classes Still Well Sought with leaner Plainer types harder to cash top price on the day was £1365 or 163.7pp/kg both for Lim Cow from Clark Farms, Blackhill. 63 Beef cows averaged 120.3p, . Beef cows per head £1365 Blackhill, £1105 West Torphin, £1095 Little Kype, £1075, £985, £975 New Steadings Beef cows per kilo – 163.7p, 140p Blackhill, 143.5p Waterlands, 138.6p Little Kype, 128p Boghall, 127.3 New Steadings Dairy Cows Averaged 84.1pp/kg Dairy cows per head £945 Auchmeddan, £875 Blyth, £855 Branchalburn, £845 (x2) Boghall, £825 Greentowers, £815 (x2) Byretown. Dairy cows per kilo –128.8p, 123.5p Boghall, 122.7p Midhill, 199.9 Blyth, 115.5p Branchalburn, 112.7p Mid Auchengray, 110.8p, 110.4p Auchmeddan.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (3036) Lambs (2276) averaged 141.8p per kg and sold to 176.2p per kg for a pen of 42kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £77 gross for a pen of 45kg Beltex from R. M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. 151 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 139.3p per kg to a top of 154.2p per kg for a pen Beltex from W. J Bryson, Laigh Carnduff, Strathaven. Tex - £ £56 Waterlands, £56 Thornyhills. Bel - £55.50 Laigh Carnduff. Suff - £59 Udstonhead. S. Mule - £54.50 Smiddyhill. Blackface - £50 Smiddyhill. 1429 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 148.1p per kg and sold to a top of 176.2p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R. M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £77, £74 Collielaw, £75.50 Newhouse, £69.50 Drochil Castle. Bel - £77, £74 Collielaw, £74 Mid Shawtonhill, £69.50 Little Kype. Suff - £65.50 High Cattadale, £65.50 South Arnloss, £65 Galalaw.. Chev - £64.50 South Arnloss, £63 East Shawtonhill. S. Mule - £57.50 Fallside, £55 Hillend. Berrichon - £64.50 Breconside. 610 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 130.1p per kg top 160.9p per kg for a pen of Tex from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £75 High Parks, £74 Mid Shawtonhill, £73 Westerhouse. Bel - £74 Haspielaw, £71 Collielaw. Suff - £66 Hill, £65.50 Muldron, £65 Hillend, £65 South Mains. 86 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 124.3p per kg top 131.1p per kg for Texel from R. F Watt, West Nerston. Tex - £73.50 Dillars, £72 West Nerston, £70 Galalaw. Suff - £69.50 Netherhill, £69 South Mains. Char - £66.50 Southmains. 760 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes averaged £51.42 – Tex –Middlehouse £104.50, Glendouran £103.50, Over Glaisnock £100, Eastfield £97.50. Suff – Langshaw £80.50. G. Face – Galalaw £64.50, Hillend £62.50 .B. face –Robiesland £49.50, West Lethams £43.50. Chev – Kinnox £70. Cast Rams – B. Face – Glencotho £60, Lightshaw £55.50