Mon 7 December [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 7 December

 Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 9 Dairy Cattle 70 Prime Cattle, 107 Cast Cows and at their weekly sale on Monday 7th December 2015.

Prime Cattle – Lawrie & Symington had their Annual Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Cattle. The Championship was awarded to a Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie scaling 556kg she realized 480p per kg or £2668.80 and was purchased by the judge Jim Findlay for S Collins Butchers, Muirhead, The Reserve Champion a British Blue hfr from Messrs. Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton scaled 660kg and made 330p per kg to Ann Davidson Butchers, Scone, Cupar Angus.

Class 1 - Lim blk 1st – Straven House 300p, 2nd – Brockwoodlees 246p, 3rd – Mid Shawtonhill 260p. Class 2 – British Blue Blk – 1st – Oldhill 218p, 2nd – Greenbank 248p, 3rd – Greenbank 232p. Class 3 - Char blk – 1st – Oldhill 220p. Class 5 – Lim Hfr – 1st - Brockwoodlees 260p, 2nd – Brockwoodlees 258p, 3rd – Brockwoodlees 256p. Class 6 – British Blue Hfr – 1st – Heatheryhall 330p, 2nd – Skirling Craigs 237.5p, 3rd – Heatheryhall 239.5p. Class 7 – Chat hfr – 1st – Brockwoodlees 254p, 2nd – Straven House 232p, 3rd – Townfoot 231.5p. Class 8 – Any other Cont Hfr – 1st – Brockwoodlees 252p. Class 10 – Young Farmers – 1st – Brockwoodlees 480p, 2nd - Collielaw 208p, 3rd – Brockwoodlees 243p. Class Native Bred – 1st – Brockwoodlees 264p, 2nd – Brockwoodlees 254p, 3rd – Threestanes 175.5p.

Champion

Reserve

Christmas Show & Sale of Dairy Cattle 9 forward trade very selective averaging £1123.42. £1300 for the Champion a heifer from M & G Struthers, Bankhead, Fife purchased by the judge Mr. J Watson, High Tarbeg.  Other leading prices - £1280 Couch, £1150 Bankhead. Christmas Show & Sale of Calves. The show was won by B Campbell, Carstairs and sold for £450 the Reserve from the same vendor sold for £460. Other leading prices - £420 (Brb) Muirhouse, £340, £300 (Lim) Carstairs, £280 (AA), £230 (Bf), £210 (Bf), £170 (Bf) Muirhouse.

Dairy Champion

Dairy Reserve

Cast Cows (107) Lim cow sold to 184p or £1245 from Messrs. Allison, Muirburn, Skirling. Fries cow sold to £875 from W Lyon & Sons, Sherrifflatts, Thankerton. MRI cow sold to £825 from J & M Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven. Beef cows per head – Lim - £1285 Muirburn, £1245 Gateside, £945 Burnbrae, £965 Westerhouse. BB – £1145, Buteland, £1015 Buteland, £955 Eastfield. Luing - £795 Craig Douglas. Blond - £1105 Little Galla. Beef cows per kilo – Lim – 184p Muirburn, 154p Gateside, 143p Westerhouse, 131p Burnbrae. BB – 141p Buteland, 138p Buteland. Luing – 160p Craig Douglas. Blond – 140p Little Galla. Dairy cow per head – Hol - £775 Caskardo, £675 Marshill, £675 Hallhill. Fr - £875 Sherrifflatts, £725 Ladehead, £725 Killbank, £615 Dykehole. Mont - £825 Shotlinn, £600 Eastlaw.  Dairy cows per kilo – Hol – 93p Caskerdo, 88p Marshill. Fr – 95p Sherrifflatts, 93p Ladehead, 93p Killbank, 92p Dykehole.. Mont – 94p Shotlinn. Cast bull – bb - £1300 Allanton. Lim - £1055 Tanhill.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3319) Lambs (2687) averaged 160.9p per kg and sold to 204.7p per kg for a pen of 43kg Beltex  from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £88 x 3 gross A Baillie, Carstairs Mains, R & M Struthers, Collielaw & High Parks Farms. 609 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 154.7p per kg to a top of 184.6p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J B Currie & Son, Haswellsykes, Peebles. Tex - £67 Dallowie, £64 West Torphin, £63.50 Longford. Bel - £72 Haswellsykes, £63 West Torphin, £63.50 West Lethams. Suff - £59 Meadows. Char - £66.50 Borland Mains. S. Mule - £59 Dallowie. Hampshire - £60 Priestgill. 1513 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 167.4p per kg and sold to a top of 204.7p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £88 High Parks, £82 Muirburn, £80.50 Collielaw. Bel - £88, £85 Collielaw, £88, £80 Carstairs Mains, £82 Haswellsykes. Suff - £73.50 Wardhead, £72 High Cattadale, £71.50 Stramolloch. Chev - £70.50 Wardhead. Char - £73.50 Wardhead, £71.50 Lochhill. S Mule - £66 Low Polqueheys. B Face - £67 Kilwhipnach, £66 Crosswoodburn, £64 Spango. 518 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 153p per kg top 176.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke Tex - £83 Collielaw, £82.50, £82 Newmill, £79.50 Haininghead. Suff - £78.50 Lochhill, £78 Wardhead. Char - £78.50 Lochhill. S Mule - £67 Spango, £70 Northflatt. Millenium Bleu - £82.50, £79 High Parks. Rouge - £76.80 Westmains. 47 Super Lambs (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 131.9 per kg top 145.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from R & B Dickie, Spango, Sanquhar – Tex - £77 Spango, £75.50 North Garngour, £75 Laigh Alticane. Suff - £74.50 Cairns. S Mule - £74 Hazelside. 632 Cast ewes & rams .Averaged £52.67. Ewes  – Tex – Broadshean £127.50, Overburns £116.50, Nether Skellyhill £111, Hyndford Wells £ £102.50. G Face – Dunsyre Mains £77.50, Cowford £77.50. B Face – Blackhill £51.50, Eastfield £51.50. Chev – Cowford £59. Bel – Carstairs Mains £95.50. Rams – Tex – North Garngour £117. B Face – Gascoigne £67.50, Mitchellhill £63.50. Char – Little Kype £119.50.