Mon 1 February [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 1 February

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold, 27 Prime Cattle, 73 Cast Cows, and 2269 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 1st February 2016.

Prime Cattle - A top price of 249p per kg was realized for a 568kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black & Son Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to average 236.2p per kg.

 Lim blks – Howburn 224p, Under Shieldhill 217p, Hill 203p. Fries – Westtown 144.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Bushelhead 241p, Howburn 222p, Hill 200p, West Dykes 190p. (light) Brockwoodlees 248p, Bushelhead 230p. AA – Brockwoodlees 247p. Young bulls- Lim –West Glespin 209p. Sim – New Steadings 195p

Cast Cows (73) BB cow sold to £1125 or 148p From M/s Struthers, Greenbank, Carluke. FR cow sold to £805 M/s. Nelson, park farm, East Kilbride. . Beef per head – Lim -£1025 Little Kype, £1005 Blackhill. AA -£765 Easter Sills, £745 Ingraston. Sim - £895 Townhead, £845 Letham. Beef per kg – Lim – 140p Little Kype. BBX – 148p Greenbank.  Dairy per head – FR - £675 Shotlinn, £805 Park. Hol - £655 North Quarter. MRI - £875 Moatmains. Cast Bull Char - £1095 Hardgatehead. Prime and Cast Sheep; 1472 Hgts averaged 180.1p per kg and sold to 228.4p per kg for a pen of 44kg Beltex from K Mclean, St Leonard’s, Lanark and to £105.50 for a pen of 80kg Texel from A. Gray & Son, Langside, Lanark.

70 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 156.2p per kg to a top of 169.4p per kg for a pen of B Face from J & A Gray, Scrogton, Douglas. B Face - £52.50 Scrogton, £52.50 West Millrig, £52 Toxside, £51 Auchencorth. . 326 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 180.1 per kg to a top of 205.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from W. Dow, Dovecot. Tex - £75 West Millrig, £73 Carmacoup, £70.50 Overburns. Bel – £78 Dovecot, £77.50, £75.50 West Letham. S. Mule - £63 Swaites. B. Face- £64 West Millrig, £63.50 Toxside, £63 Scrogton.

798 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 184.7p per kg and sold to a top of 228.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from K. Mclean, St Leonard’s, Lanark. Tex - £94.50 High Parks, £94.50 Collielaw £93 Muirburn, £92 High Tarbeg. Bel - £100.50 St Leonards, £97 Collielaw, £92.50 Muirburn, £91 Calla. Suff - £84.50 Sornfallow, £82 Galalaw, £79.50 Loanfoot. Chev - ££76 Sornfallow. Char - £83 High Parks, £74 Plean. S Mule - £71.50 Spango, £69 West Millrig. B Face - ££80.50 Glendouran, £78 Laigh Alticane, £75.50 Laigh Alticane, £74 Whelphill. 234 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 175.3p per kg top 198.9p per kg for a pen of Texel from R. Warnock & Son, Hill, Strathaven. Tex - £92 High Tarbeg, £92, £91.50 Muirburn, £91.50 Hill. Bel - £91 Corstane, £89.50 Holehouse. Suff - £88, £87.50 Netherhill, £86.50 Sornfallow, £85.50 High Tarbeg. Chev - £87 Calla. S Mule - £76.50 Northflatt. B. Face - £85.50 High Tarbeg, £81.50 Laigh Alticane, £78.50 Toxside. BDM - £90.50 Calla. 45 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 148.8p per kg top 164.6p per kg for a pen of Suff from J.B Pate & Son, Toxside, Gorebridge. Suff - £99.50 Toxside, £93.50 Langshaw 528 Cast ewes & rams averaged £57.21. Ewes – Tex – Westerhouse £121, Toxside £118, Stramolloch £116, Hyndfordwells £112. Suff – Cowgrove £108, Toxside £100. G Face – High Parks £73, Westerhouse £69. B Face –South Slipperfield £62, Baitlaws/Handaxwood £61. Chev – Cowgrove £70, Handaxwood £57 Bel – Corstane £120, Corstane £102. Rams – Tex –Toxside £120. Suff – Toxside £119. B.F ace – Whelphill £70, Hartside £64