Mon 11 January [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 11 January

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold, 45 Prime Cattle, 63 Cast Cows, and 2229 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale

Prime Cattle - A top price of 246p per kg was realized for a 592kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S Cooper Butchers, Bellshill. Butchers Cattle levelled at 236.8p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Oldhill 288p, Hill 210p, Canderside 207p, West Dykes 191p, Westtown 185.5p (light) Mid Shawtonhill 240p, Oldhill 229p, Canderside 202p. Fries – Millhill 132.5p. Lim hfrs (heavy) Brockwoodlees 246p, Oldhill 228p (light) Brockwoodlees 244p, Oldhill 232p. Sim – Brockwoodlees 242p. Fries – Westtown 145.5p, Mid Hartwood 144p. Young Bulls – Lim – West Glespin 207p. Sim – Netherfauld House 170p. Ayrs – Northflatt 149p. Cast Cows (74) All classes of cows slightly sharper on the week. Beef per head – Lim - £785 Corsebank. BSH - £895, £825 Miton. AA - £825 Clachaig. Sim - £785 Hardgatehead, £805 Gleddoch. Beef per kg – Lim – 109p Corsebank. AA – 105p Clachaig. Dairy per head – Hol - £675 Grangehall. Ayrs - £745 Langside, £635 Swaites. FR - £625 Dykehole, £625 Park, £715 Carlindean.  Dairy per kg – Hol – 102p. Ayrs – 93p Langside. Cast bull – Hol - £805 Dykehole. Prime and Cast Sheep; (2229) Hgts (1819) averaged 171.7p per kg and sold to 218.6p per kg for a pen of 43kg Beltex from R & M  Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £94 for a pen of 43kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. 35 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 150.9p per kg to a top of 166.1p per kg for a pen of B Face from TG Boswell, Burnhead, Darvel. B Face - £51.50 Burnhead, £47.50 Nether Abington. 634 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 171.9p per kg to a top of 208.1p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Bell, Lawhill, Law. Tex - £76.50 Eastertown, £76.50 Glendouran, £73 Wardhead. Bel - £78, £77 Lawhill, £72 Westmains, £69 Muirhouse. Suff - £70 Wardhead, £67.50 Muldron. Char - £67.50 Normangill. S Mule - £65 Muldron. B Face - £62.50 Scrogton, £61 Netherhill, £60.50 Cloverhill. 861 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 175.5p per kg and sold to a top of 218.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £94, £93 Collielaw, £88 Tinto View, £88 Haspielaw, £88 Hill. Bel - £90.50 Haspielaw, £90.50 Carstairs Mains, £86.50 Ingraston. Suff - £80 Southmains, £79.50 Birks, £75.50 Sornfallow. Chev - £78.50 Sornfallow. Char - £79 Haspielaw, £77.50 Carstairs Mains, £76 Noblehall. S Mule - £74 Sornfallow, £72.50 Ingraston, £71 Glendouran. B Face - £70.50 Glendouran, £70 Drochil Castle. 245 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 164.8p per kg top 191.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from JA Taylor, Skirling Craigs, Skirling. Tex - £88.50 High Crewburn, £88 Skirling Craigs, £87 Hill. Bel - £85.50 Ingraston. Suff - £81.50 Southmains, £81.50 Hill, £79 Mount Lothian. S Mule - £68.50 Muirhouse. B Face - £77.50 Laigh Alticane, £73.50 Drochil Castle. 35 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 140.9p per kg top 154.6p per kg for a pen of Suff from T & R Harper, Southmains, Biggar. Tex –v £85.50 Dreva, £84.50 Westwood Lane. Suff - £85 Southmains. 312 Cast ewes & rams .Averaged £60.47. Ewes  – Tex – Hartside £104.50, Nether Abington £100, Felton £99.50. Suff – Avoncrook £85.50. G Face – Allanton £71.50, £69.50, Brownhill £66.50. B Face – Crookboat £61.50, Nether Abington £59.50. Rams – Tex – Crookboat £84.50, Over Kypeside £84.50. B Face – Dreva £67.350, Nether Abington £58.50. Bel – Felton £85.50.