Mon 18 January [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 18 January

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 50 Prime Cattle, 65 Cast Cows, and 2483 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 18th January 2016.

Prime Cattle - A top price of 24/8p per kg was realized for a 586kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by JH Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers Cattle levelled at 234.3p per kg. Lim blks – (heavy) Oldhill 220p, Hill 218p, Canderside 214p, Westtown 190.5p (light) Hill 238p, Canderside 206p. BB – Howburn228p. Fries – High Blackwoodyards 167p, Westtown 0137.5p, Millhill 133.5p, Craigthorn 131p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 248p, Oldhill 228p, Under Shieldhill 210p (light) Brockwoodlees 242p, Howburn 238p. BB – Brockwoodlees 245p. Young bulls – Lim – West Glespin 209p. BB – Carlindean 180p. Cast Cows (65) All classes of cows dearer on the week. Beef per head – Lim - £1035 Greenfield, £955 Townhead, £975 Birkenhead. BB - £1095 Waygateshawhead. AA - £1075 Newton of Wiston, £865 Carmichael Estate. Beef per kg – Lim – 137p Greenfield, 135p Birkenhead. BB – 137 Waygateshawhead. AA – 136p Newton of Wiston.  Dairy per head – Hol - £845 Park, £705 Roadhead. Fr - £845, £825 Shotlinn. Ayrs - £655 Langside. Dairy per kg – Hol – 116p Park. Fr – 100p Shotlinn, 107p Auchmeddan. Cast bull – Lim - £1255 Newhouse.  Prime and Cast Sheep; (2483) Hgts (1792) averaged 177.2p per kg and sold to 214.3p per kg for a pen of 42kg Beltex from J & I Fleming, Kinnox, Douglas and to £94 for a pen of 52kg Texel from AR & R Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven. 20 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 157.7p per kg to a top of 160p per kg for a pen of B Face from T Dunbar, Stepends. B Face - £51 Debog, £48 Stepends. 509 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 177.3 per kg to a top of 211.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Smellie & Partners, Kailzie Mains, Peebles. Tex - £78 Littlegill, £76 Dykehole, £74 Wardhead. Bel – £76.50 Dovecot, £75 Little Kype, £74 Kailzie Mains. Suff - £71 Wardhead. Chev - £73.50 Kinnox, £71 Wardhead. B Face - £68 Spango, £63 Wardhead, £62 East Merkland. 841 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 183.7p per kg and sold to a top of 214.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from J & I Fleming, Kinnox, Douglas. Tex - £94 Allanton, £90, £88 Muirburn, £90 Silverigg, £87 Kepscaith. Bel - £93.50 Collielaw, £90, £89.50 Kinnox, £89.50 Little Kype. Suff - £82.50 Dykehole, £77.50 High Cattadale, £76.50 Wardhead. Chev - £85, £84.50 Kinnox, £77 Wardhead, £75.50 Townfoot. S Mule - £75 Laigh Alticane, £70 Glendouran. B Face - £68.50 Spango. Rouge - £81.50 Westmains. 347 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 172.6p per kg top 200p per kg for a pen of Texel from RM Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £94 Collielaw, £94 Little Kype, £90 Wardhead. Bel - £88 Allanton, £88 Kepscaith. Suff - £87 Glendouran, £86.50 Netherhill, £84.50 Westmains. Chev - £83.50 Kinnox, £83 Castle Crawford. S Mule - £79.50 Toxside. 78 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 145.5p per kg top 165.5p per kg for a pen of Tex from M & G Ballantyne, East Cauldcoats, Strathaven. Tex - £95, £93.50, £93 Toxside. £91 East Cauldcoats. Suff - £91.50, £91 Toxside. Chev - £91.50 Peebles. B Face - £81 Crosswoodburn, £80 Glendouran. 533 Cast ewes & rams averaged £62.11. Ewes – Tex – Thinacre £125.50, High Crewburn £122.50, £121.50, Auldhouseburn £119.50, Easterseat £104.50. Suff – Carwood £90. G Face – Kailzie Mains £66.50, Dovecot £65.50. B Face – West Millrig £61.50, Newton of Wiston £57.50. Rams – Tex – Drochil Castle £100. B Face – East Merkland £69.50, £68.50. Chev – Peebles £76.50, Gateslack £74.50. Bluefaced – Drochil Castle £90.50, Crookboat £87.50.