Mon 15 February [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 15 February

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold, 32 Prime Cattle, 83 Cast Cows, and 2886 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 15th February 2016.

Prime Cattle - A top price of 248p per kg was realized for a 512kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers Cattle sold to average 236.1p per kg. Lim blks – Howburn 210p, Kitteymuirhill 206p. Fries – Mid Hartwood 148p, Millhill 134.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 244p, Howburn 241p, Calla 220p, West Dykes 208p (light) Brockwoodlees 248p, Calla 232p, Bushelhead 226p, Hill 202p. Sim – Castlehill 200p. BB – Brockwoodlees 246p. Young bulls – Lim – West Glespin 210p, Calla 200p. Cast Cows (83) Lim cows sold to £1,035 or 160p from Allanton Farming, Darvel. Fr cows sold to £905 from W Henderson & Son, Carlindean, Carnwath. Beef Cows per Head – Lim - £1,035, £915 Allanton Farming, £955 Hartside. BSH - £885, £875 Knockenjig. Sim - £935 Earnockmuir. Beef Cows per Kg – Lim – 160p Allanton Farming. BSH – 120p Knockenjig. Sim – 125p Earnockmuir. Dairy Cows per Head – Hol – £625 Park, £635 Greentowers. Fr - £725 Quothquan, £905 Carlindean. Ayr - £655, £645 Langside. FKV - £725 High Crewburn. Dairy Cows per Kg – Hol – 103p Carlindean. Fr – 103p Carlindean. Ayr – 91p Langside. Cast bull – Lim - £1,075 Huntlyhill. Prime and Cast Sheep; (1861) Hgts averaged 181.9p per kg and sold to 232.1p per kg for a pen of 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £100 for a pen of 68kg Texel from J Black, Drochil Castle, Peebles. 57 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 162.1p per kg to a top of 178.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from D Dornan, Westshield, Forth. Tex - £53.50 Westshield. B Face - £52.50 Lightshaw. 435 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 175.1p per kg to a top of 221.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A M Hope, Nether Skellyhill, Lesmahagow. Tex - £75.50 Dykehead, £75 Northflatt, £74 Westerhouse. Bel - £82.50 Nether Skellyhill, £72.50 Westmains. Suff - £71.50 Westmains. Chev - £66 Eastfield. S Mule - £64.50 Boat, £62 Lightshaw. B Face - £69.50 Spango, £68 West Millrig, £68 Lightshaw. 818 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 185.7p per kg and sold to a top of 232.1p per kg for a pen of Texel from R & M, Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £97.50, £97 Collielaw, £93.50 Bengal, £91.50 Nether Skellyhill. Bel - £94, £92 Muirburn, £92.50 Nether Skellyhill, £91 Woodyett. Suff - £82.50 Netherhill, £78 Rutherend £76 Dykehead. Chev - £87.50 Calla, £82 Bengal. Char - £79.50 Laigh Cleughearn. S Mule - £78 Glendouran, £75.50 Eastfield. B Face – £74 Cloverhill, £73.50 Spango, £73 Glendouran. Millenium Bleu - £89.50 Calla. 426 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 184.2p per kg top 205.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from Messrs. Allison, Muirburn, Skirling. Tex - £96.50, £95.50, £95 Wellheads, £95 Bengal, £94.50 Tinto View. Bel - £96.50 St Leonards, £94.50 Colton, £89.50 Woodyett. Suff - £95 Rutherend, £94.50 Balleny, £92 Netherhill. Chev - £90 Calla, £87.50 Bengal. S Mule - £82.50 Northflatt, £81.50 Cloverhill. Rousin - £92.50 Bengal. 135 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 168.1p per kg top 179.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from J & JU Clark & Son, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex - £100 Drochil Castle, £99, £96.50 Wellhead, £97.50 Wellhead, £97.50 North Garngour. Bel - £96 Muirburn. Suff - £95.50 Dyke. 652 Cast ewes & rams averaged £63.17.  Ewes – Tex – Craighead £145, Dechmont £13.950, Boghouse £131, Townhead £130. G Face – Drumbuie £87.50, Nether Abington £84.50. B Face – Sunnyside £70.50, Nether Abington £68.50. Chev – Millands £69.50, Muirhouse £67.50. Bel – Corstane £109, Woodyett £106.50. Rams – Tex – Daviesdykes £90. B Face – Posso £79.50, Linfairn £74.50.