Sale Date: Mon 23 November
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 42 Prime Cattle, 65 Cast Cows and 2099 Prime & Cast Sheep.
Prime Cattle - A top price of 251p per kg was realized for a 512kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers Cattle sold to Average 237.1p. Lim blks – (heavy) Walkerdyke 227p, Hill 220p, Westtown 191.5p (light) Walkerdyke 246p, Oldhill 223p. BB – Kitteymuirhill 209p. Fries – West Darlochan 134.5p, Westtown 129.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Bushelhead 240p, Howburn 239p, Kepscaith 225p, Oldhill 225p, West Dykes 223p (light) Brockwoodlees 251p, Bushelhead 246p, Howburn 238p, Kepscaith 227p, Oldhill 226p, Under Shieldhill 200p. BB – Brockwoodlees 250p, Todhall 238p.
Cast Cows (65) – Far plainer show of cast cows forward. Better sorts firmer on the week with leaner plainer sorts harder to cash. Beef cows (23) averaged 101.7p per kg. Topping at 114.9p for a Lim cow from AA Baird, Gleddoch or £835 for an AAx from R Paterson & Son, Watsonhead. Dairy cows ()38) averaged 75.2p per kg topping at 109.2p from T & H Frame, Thinacre or £745 from J Ballantyne, Auchenheath. Bulls (4) topped at £1,165 or 103.7p for a Char from Greenfield.
Beef cows per kilo – 114.9p Gleddoch, 114.8p Corsebank, 112.4p, 111.8p, 111.5p Gleddoch, 110.3p Watsonhead, 107.3p Corsebank, 107.1p Southstane. Beef cows per head – £835 Watsonhead, £815 Rosebank, £815 Corsebank, £795, £785, £755, £745 Gleddoch, £675 Watsonhead, £675 Southstane.
Dairy cows per head – 109.2p Thinacre, 99.1 Byretown, 96.9p Letham, 96.8p Auchenheath, 95.1p Dykehead, 94.6p Craigthornhill, 90.7p Auchenheath, 90.1p Dykehead. Dairy cows per kilo – £745 Auchenheath, £715 Dykehead, £655 Marshill, £655 Letham, £645 Dykehead, £615 Craigthornhill, £615 Auchenheath, £605 Byretown.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (2099) Lambs (1506) averaged 155.8p per kg and sold to 200p per kg for a pen of 44kg Texel’s from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £88 gross for a pen of 44kg Texel’s from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. 255 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 151.3p per kg to a top of 175p per kg for a pen of Texel’s from R M Johnstone, Eastertown, Crawfordjohn. Tex - £66.50 Eastertown, £65.50 Westmains, £65 Over Glaisnock. Chev - £57 Auchencorth. S. Mule - £64.50 East Merkland. B. Face - £59 East Merkland, £55.50 Toxside. 877 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 161.4p per kg and sold to a top of 200p per kg for a pen of Texel’s from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £88, £84 Collielaw, £78 Westmains, £78 Muirhead, £77.50 Muirburn. Bel - £87, £83 Carstairs Mains, £83 Haspielaw, £75.50 Little Kype. Suff - £72.50 Hills of Dalserf, £72 Southmains. Char - £74 Haspielaw, £71 East Merkland, £70.50 Altarstone. S. Mule - £68 Toxside, £66.50 Westpark. B. Face – £67.50 Nether Abington, £60.50 Lamington Mains. 336 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 149.2p per kg top 176.6p per kg for a pen of Mill Bleu from A Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs. Tex - £83, £79.50 Westerhouse, £81 Haspielaw, £76.50 Eastlaw. Suff - £76 Netherhill, £75 Lochhill. Char - £79 Haspielaw. Mill Bleu - £83 Carstairs Mains. 38 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 127.5p per kg top 161.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Baillie, Carstairs Mains, Carstairs. Tex - £76.50 Westerhouse, £75 North Garngour, £72.50 Ainville. Bel - £85.50 Carstairs Mains. Chev - £72 Townfoot.
593 Cast ewes & rams. Ewes – Tex – Corstane £117.50, Little Galla £1014.50, Capenoch £97.50, Low Polquheys £97.50. Suff – Gillbank £88.50. G. Face – Mount Lothian £72.50, Southmains £69.50. B. Face – Lamington Mains £52.50, Low Polquheys £50.50. Bel – Corstane £104.50. Rams – Tex – Westpark £96.50. Suff – Southmains £108.50. B. Face – Sandford £68.50. Bel – Biggarshiels £96.50.