Mon 2 November [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 2 November

Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 17 Dairy cattle 31 Prime Cattle, 141 Cast Cows 10 Calves and 2989 Prime & Cast Sheep

Dairy Cattle – Lawrie & Symington Ltd had a good show of 17 Dairy Cattle trade slightly stickier with overall average of £1110. Top price was £1,400 for a Hol fries from The Firm of John White, Watsonfoot, Newmains. Hfrs in-milk – £1,400 Watsonfoot, £1,180 Byretown, £1,180 Watsonfoot, £1,180 Couch, £1,150 Watsonfoot, £1,100 x2 Byretown & Couch. Calves (10) Bull - £400 FKV, £375 CHx, £340 BRB, £325 FKV, £260 CHx Auchtygemmell. Hfrs - £335 FKV, £295 AA, £255 AA, £220 Auchtygemmell.

Prime Cattle - A top price of 249p per kg was realized for a 590kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers Cattle sold to Average 238.7p. BB blks – Howburn 220p. Sim – Auchrobert 194p. Fries – Blackbog 133.5p. Lim hfrs -  (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Hill 235p, West Dykes 222p. (light) Brockwoodlees 245p, Howburn 234p. Sim – Newton of Wiston 194p, Auchrobert 194p. AA – West Dykes 213p. BB – Brockwoodlees 245p. Fries – Broadfield 141.5p, Craigthorn 139.5p.

Cast Cows (141) Lim Cows Sold to 143p or to £1,065 from AF & R Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven, Hol cows sold to £815 from B Nelson, East Brackenridge, Strathaven. Beef cows per head – Lim £1,005 Lupus, £935 Orchard Mains, £1,065 Little Kype, £1,055 Blackhill, £1,005 Dovecot, £935 Orchard Mains. Sim - £975 Lower Muirhouse, £835 Lammerlaw. AA £855 Traquair Knowe, £815 Orchard Mains. Beef cows per kilo – Lim –146p Blackhill, 143p Little Kype, 135p Lupus, 132p Dovecot, 126p Orchard Mains. Sim – 116p Lower Muirhouse. AA – 109p Traquair Knowe. Dairy cows per head – Hol - £815 East Brackenridge, £795 Roadhead. MRI - £725 Moatmains. FR - £825 Kilbank, £735 Craigthorn, £705 Over Kypeside. Ayr – £655 Newlands. Dairy cows per kilo – Hol 103p Roadhead. FR – 104p Craigthorn, 104p Kilbank. Cast Bull – Lim - £1,165 Orchard Mains

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2989) Lambs (2256) averaged 144.6p per kg and sold to 190.5p per kg for a pen of 42kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £82 gross for a pen of 47kg Beltex  from R Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. 221 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 146.5p per kg to a top of 179.5p per kg for a pen Beltex from P & M Gray, Eastfield, Symington. Tex - £58 East Brackenridge, £58 Stonebyres, £57 Mid Nemphlar. Bel - £70, £69 Eastfield, £58.50 Harestonehill. B. Face - £56.50 Toxside. 1418 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 149.5p per kg and sold to a top of 190.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £814 Collielaw, £73.50 Little Kype, £73.50 Auchtygemmell. Bel - £80, £76 Collielaw, £76.50 Nether Skellyhill, £76 Mid Shawtonhill. Suff - £65 West Torphin, £64.50 Sornfallow, £64 Eastshield. Chev - £66.50 Sornfallow, £64.50 Muirhouse. S. Mule - £”55.50 Robiesland. B. Face - £58 East Merkland. Rousin - £66.50 Bengal. 590 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 136.4p per kg top 174.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £79.50 Collielaw, £74.50 Bengal, £73 Little Kype. Bel - £82 Mid Shawtonhill, £75 High Parks, £72 Heatheryhall. Suff - £72 Sornfallow, £71 Burnetland, £69.50 Hillend. Char - £70 High Parks.  34 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 131.5p per kg top 141.7p per kg for a pen of Suff from M G Masterton, Burnetland, Broughton. Tex - £75.50 West Nerston, £74.50 Dechmont, £72.50 Hillend. Suff - £76.50 Burnetland. 773 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes averaged £50.20 – Tex – Hartside £110, Carwood £97.50, Loanhead £94.50. Suff – Castlehill £74.50. G. Face – Haswellsykes £62.50, Westmains £59.50. B. face – Gascoigne £52.50, Gosland £52.50. Chev – South Arnloss £70. Bluefaced – Hartside £80.50. Rams – Tex – Cloverhill £90.50. B. Face – Howslack £75, Crosswoodhill £64.50. Bluefaced – Newton of Wiston £85.50. Char – Wester Walston £94.50.