Sale Date: Mon 9 November
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 43 Prime Cattle, 95 Cast Cows at their weekly sale on Monday 9th November 2015.Prime Cattle - A top price of 250p per kg was realized for a 476kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by W Wales Butchers Kilmarnock. Butchers Cattle sold to Average 236.1p. Lim Blks (heavy) –Oldhill 218p, Kitteymuirhill, West Dykes 202.5p, Hill 192p. - (light) Kitteymuirhill, Hill 225p, Westtown 204p, Eastfield of Wiston 204p BB – Howburn 210p Friesian Millhill 136.35p, Westtown 136.5p, Craigthorn 134.5p Lim Hfr – (Heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Stravenhouse 230p, Oldhill 228p, West Dykes 201.5p (light) Brockwoodlees 250p, Howburn 235p, Stravenhouse 232p, Oldhill 229p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p. FR – Nether Affleck 139.5p Crookedstonemuir 134.5p Young Bulls – Lim – Bogside 223p, West Glespin 221p Cast Cows (95) – All classes sharper on the week Beef Bred Cattle selling to a top of 131.2p Or £1000 for a Limousin X From Mr A.J.B Forrest, Hillend, Roberton By Biggar. Dairy Bred Cows Sold to a top of 108p/kg from A.E Lawrie, Grangehall, Pettinain by Lanark. Top Price Dairy cow per head was £815 For a Holstein Friesian From Messrs. J.W Baillie, Hillhead, Quothquan by Biggar. Other leading prices Holstein Friesian - £815, £755(x2) Hillhead, £805 Eastfield, £785 Park, £765, £725(x2). British Friesian - £755 Muldron, £675 Craigends. Ayrshire Cows - £705(x2) Swaites. Per kg. Holstein Friesian – 108p Grangehall, 107p, 102p, 101p Hillhead. British Friesian - 102p, 101p, Craigends. Ayrshire cows – 98p Swaites. Beef cows per head – Lim - £1000 Hillend, £885, £935 Hartside, £885 Lightshaw, £925 Howford AA - £795 Newton of Wiston. Sal - £915, £965 Scotstounbank. BB - £865 Castlebrocket, £805 Newton of Wiston. Sim - £895 Hill, £1075 Newton of Wiston, £925 Kypehill Beef cows per kilo – Lim – 131.2p Hillend, 125.7p, 125.4 Lightshaw. AA – 119.3p Hill. Sal – 123.7p Scotstounbank. BB – 120.1 Castlebrocket, 119.1p Newton of Wiston Prime and Cast Sheep; () Lambs (1322) averaged 153.0p per kg and sold to 188.6p per kg for a pen of 44kg Beltex from A Smellie & Partners, Kailzie Mains, Peebles and to £83 gross for a pen of 44kg Beltex from A Smellie & Partners, Kailzie Mains, Peebles. 106 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 151.7p per kg to a top of 175.6p per kg for a pen Beltex from T.W. Sanderson, Biggarshiels, Biggar. Tex - £67 Auldhouse, £60.50 Auldtoun, £58.50 Collage. Bel - £68.50 Biggarshiels. Char - £62 Boreland Mains. 790 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 157.7p per kg and sold to a top of 188.6p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Smellie & Partners, Kailzie Mains, Peebles Tex - £81 Auldhouse, £80, £79.50 Collielaw, £76 Biggarshiels, Bel - £83 Kailzie , £76.50 Carstairs Mains, £74.50 Laight. Suff - £70 Dykehole, £70 Howford, £67.50 Galalaw. Chev - £68.50 Westmains. S. Mule - £65.50, £65 Howford, £64 Northflatt. Blackface - £63.50 Nether Abington. 379 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 147.4p per kg top 167.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A. Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs. Tex - £82, £77.50 Collielaw, £81 West Nerston, £77.50 Eastlaw. Bel - £77 Carstairs Mains, £75.50 Biggarshiels Mains. Suff - £77 Hills Of Dalserf, £70 Howford. S. Mule - £68 Burnetland 47 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 133.7p per kg top 145.3p per kg for a pen of Tex from R.F Watt, West Nerston, East Kilbride. Tex - £77.50 Toxside, £77 West Nerston, £77 Greenbank. Suff - £75.50 Westmains. 491 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes averaged £56.06 – Tex – North Garngour £110, £109.50, Toxside £100.50, Biggarshiels Mains £98.50. Suff – Woodhouse £85.50, £79.50.. G. Face – Columbie £74.50, West Glespin £68.50. B. face –Westmains £54.50, Shawhead £52.50. Chev –Goodockhill £75.50.Bluefaced – Hartside £80.50. Rams – Tex – Cloverhill £90.50. B. Face – Howslack £75, Crosswoodhill £64.50. Bluefaced – Glenbuck Home Farm £88.50. cast rams Tex – North Garngour £110, Mitchellhill £108.50, Blackface – Mitchellhill £69.50, Chev – Hartwood Home Farm £73.50.