Mon 12 May [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 12 May

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 2 Dairy Cattle, 33 Prime Cattle, 75 Cast Cows, 7 Calves and 1664 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (1664)  New Season Lambs (33) averaged 245.8p per kg and sold to 279.3p per kg for a 41kg Tex from H. M. Meikle, East Bangour, Broxburn and to £121.5 gross for a 44kg Tex from R. Warnock & Son, Hill, Strathaven. Tex - £121.50 Hill, £114.50 East Bangour, £113.50 West Brackenridge. Bel - £111.50 Sunnyside. Char - £104.50 Hill.

Hoggets (1183) averaged 207.6p per kg and sold to 241.2p per kg for a 34kg Bel from W. Thomson, Tulloch, Darvel and £110.50 for a 52kg Bel from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow.

92 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 209.7p per kg to a top of 216.1p per kg for a Chev from W. A. B. & M. E. Noble, Lochurd, Blyth Bridge. Chev - £68.50 Burnbrae, £67 Lochurd. B. Face - £68 Heatheryhall, £66.50 Dyke, £63 Mitchellhill.

343 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 211.5p per kg and sold to a top of 241.2p per kg for a Bel from W. Thomson, Tulloch, Darvel. Tex - £89.50 Townhead, £88.50 Heatheryhall, £84 Weston. Bel - £90 & £82 Tulloch. Suff - £88 Craigdarroch Afton, £82 Heatheryhall. Chev - £80 Calla. S. Mule - £79.50 Netherhall. B. Face - £81 & £80 Longlea, £81 Heatheryhall.

502 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 211.4p per kg to a top of 240.9p per kg for a Tex from J. Johnston, West Montgarswood, Mauchline. Tex - £106 West Montgarswood, Mauchline, £105 Longford, £103.50 Wellhead, £101.50 Gryfeside. Suff - £95.50 Craigdarroch Afton, £93 Crawfordjohn Mill. Chev - £98.50 Calla, £94.50 Longlea. Char - £94.50 Low Knockrioch. B. Face - £96 Heatheryhall, £93.50 Nunnerie, £92.50 Longlea, £90.50 Burnbrae.

190 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 200.2p per kg to a top of 228.7p per kg for a Tex from A. Middleton, Longford, West Calder. Tex - £107.50 Longford, £105 Wellhead, £104.50 West Montgarswood, £103 Boag. Bel - £105.50 Whindyke. Suff - £97 Crawfordjohn Mill, £91.50 Altarstone. Chev - £107 Wellhead, £100.50 Burnbrae. S. Mule - £97 Burnbrae. B. Face - £100 & £96 Wellhead, £97 & £92.50 Longlea.

56 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 176.1p per kg to a top of 202.8p per kg for a Tex from G. Clark & Co, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £110.50 North Garngour, £109.50 Wellhead, £105 West Montgarswood. Suff - £101 Burnbrae. Char - £107.50 Low Knockrioch.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (448) averaged £72.14. Ewes – Tex – Nether Hangingshaw £127.50 & £111.50, North Garngour £116.50, Longford £110.50, Sandilands £110.50. Suff – Hill £110.50, Addiewell £97.50. G. Face – Low Polquheys £91.50, Scotstonbank £89.50. B. Face – Crosswoodhill £75.50, Crookboat £74.50. Chev – Dyke £90.50, Boag £81.50. Rams – Tex – Hartwood Home Farm £132.50, Gascoigne £114.50. Suff – Netherhill £89.50. B. Face – Crosswoodhill £112.50 & £103.50 Gascoigne £97.50. Bel – Netherholm £108.50. B. Face – Gascoigne £112.50.

Prime Cattle; (41) a top price of 248p per kg was realised for a 524kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 231.8p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 221p, Birkhill 197p, South Flakefield 192p, Hill 183p (light) Birkhill 190p. Sim – Stramolloch 185p. Char – Rutherend 221p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 146p, Mid Hartwood 135.5p

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 248p, Hillend 210p (light) Brockwoodlees 247p, Hillend 216p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p, Howburn 229p. AA – Newton of Wiston 192p. Fries – South Gilmourton 133p.

Dairy Cattle (2) Top Price was £1720 for a Hol Hfr in-milk from W Wilson Frame, Craigthornhill Farm, Glassford.

Calves (7) Bull – Muirhouse (Brb) £450, South Gilmourton (Brb) £360, Byretown (Smx) £335. Hfrs – St Leonards (Brb) £435, £350.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (44) averaged 122p per kg and sold to 158p for a 732kg Lim from J. R. Hamilton & Sons, Bickerton Hill, Whitburn and to £1,275 for an 864kg Lim from S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk, Biggar and an 846kg Lim from W. A. B. & M. E. Noble, Lochurd, West Linton.

Dairy Cows; (13) averaged 104p per kg and sold to 121p for a 708kg Hf from J. H. Hamilton, West Brackenridge, Strathaven and to £955 for a 810kg Hf from A. W. Bryson, Mafflat, Quarter.

Otm Cattle; (16) averaged 140p per kg and sold to 169p and £1,185 for a 700kg Lim hfr from J. H. Ballantyne & Son, Highlawside, Glassford.

Bull; (3) averaged 106p per kg and sold to 114p for a 914kg Sm from D. Clarkson & Sons, Woodlands, Carmichael and to £1,115 for an 1,074kg Char from T. & R. Harper, South Mains, Biggar.

Leading Prices per head; Beef – St Johns Kirk (Lim) £1,275, Lochurd (Lim) £1,275, Carwood (Lim) £1,175, Bickerton Hall (Lim) £1,155, East Millrig (Lim) £1,135, Highlawside (Chx) £1,095. Dairy – Mafflat (Hf) £955, Carlindean (Hf) £865, West Brackenridge (Hf) £855. Otm – Highlawside (Lim) £1,185, St Johns Kirk (Lim) £1,085, Forrest (Lim) £1,045.

Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Bickerton Hall (Lim) 158p, Lochurd (Lim) 151p, Oldhill (Lim) 149p, Carwood (Lim) 148p, St Johns Kirk (Lim) 148p, Carwood (Lim) 146p. Dairy – West Brackenridge (Hf) 121p, Mafflat (Hf) 118p, Carlindean (Hf) 117p, Forrest (Hf) 108p.

Otm – Highlawside (Lim) 169p, Woodlands (Lim) 160p, Hill (Lim) 159p.