Mon 22 February [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 22 February

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold, 57 Prime Cattle, 87 Cast Cows, and 3308 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 22nd February  2016.

Prime Cattle - A top price of 248p per kg was realized for a 544kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and Purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers. Butchers Cattle sold to average 237.5p per kg. Lim blks – Calla 229p, Westtown 190p, West Dykes 184p British Blue – West Darlochan 186p, West Backs 185p. Fries – Lepenstrath 143p, West Backs 140p, West Darlochan 137.5p, Westtown 134.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 248p, Calla 236p, Hillend 232p, Hillend 228p Hill 200p (light) Brockwoodlees 247p,  Hillend 232p British Blue – Brockwoodlees 242p. Fries – Hawksland 143.5p, Over Dalserf 130p  Young bulls – Sim – Newsteadings 191p, Bogside 172p. Fries – Westtown 134p Cast Cows (87) Lim cows sold to £1095 from Allanton Farming, Darvel. Dairy cows sold to £945 from M/s Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven. Beef Cows per Head – Lim -£1055 Headsmuir, £1095 Allanton, £1035, £1000 Buteland. AA - £875 Glencraigs, £885 Cleongart. SD - £885 Cleongart. BB - £985 Hillridge Beef Cows per Kg – Lim – 143p Headsmuir, 125p Allanton. AA – 1.15p Glencraigs, 1.27p Cleongart. SD – 1.35p Cleongart. BB – 148p Hillridge. Dairy Cows per Head – Mont - £945, £875 Shotlinn, Fri - £765 Shotlinn, £765 Dykehole, £715 Auchmeddan. Hol - £905 Shotlinn, £705 Craigthorn, £735 Letham, £765 Roadhead. MRI - £715 Moatmains . Dairy Cows per Kg – Mont – 111p, 1.10p Shotlinn. Fri – 110p Dykehole, 107p Auchmeddan. Hol – 104p Shotlinn, 105p Lethem Cast Bull – Char - £1295 Posso. Prime and Cast Sheep; (2075) Hgts averaged 185.6.9p per kg and sold to 250p per kg for a pen of 42kg Beltex from Mrs M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton and to £105 for a pen of 42kg Beltex from Mrs M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. 78 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 138.5p per kg to a top of 175p per kg for a pen of Beltex from B, Campbell, Howes Way, Carstairs. Tex - £48.50 Howes Way, £46 Humbie. Bel - £52.50 Howes Way. 696 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 182.9p per kg to a top of 223.0p per kg for a pen of Beltex from Firm Of J.S Shaw, West Lethans. Tex - £79 West Glespin, £77 West Lethans, £72.50 Kilwhipnach. Bel - £82.50, £77 West Lethans, £80 Corstane, £75 Dovecot. Suf - £62 Dykehead. Blackface - £71 Heatheryhall, £68.50 Ashmark, £67.50 Wellheads, £67.50 Dalpedder. LLY - £75 West Lethans. 898 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 191.7p per kg and sold to a top of 250p per kg for a pen of Beltex from Mrs M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £94, £93 Collielaw, £93, £92.50 Muirburn, £92.50 West Glespin. Bel - £105 Corstane, £97 Collielaw, £95 Dykehead, £94 Walkerdyke. Suf - £89 East Crookedstone, £84.50 Wellheads, £81.50 Bonnington. Chev - £89.50 Bengal, £87 Baleny, £82.50 Calla & Wellheads. Char - £80.50 Auchenbart, £78.50 Haywoodhead. S.Mule - £71 Strathnafanaig, £71 High Cattadale. B.Face - £79.50 Spango, £76.50 Cloverhill, £76 Barmulloch, £75 Ashmark, £74 Toxside. Mil Bleu - £83 Calla.. 345 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 186p per kg top 206.5p per kg for a pen of Texel from T & S Hamilton, Kilwhipnach. Tex - £100, £99.50, £97.50 Wellheads, £96.50 West Torphine. Bel - £96.50 West Glespin, £96 Heatheryhall. Suf - £97.50, £95.50 Wellhead, £96.50 Skerrington Mains, £93 Baleny. Chev - £94.50, £93 Bengal, £91 Wellheads, £88 Calla. Char - £94 Walkerdyke. S.Mule - £79.50 Heatheryhall, £79 Cloverhill. B.Face - £90.50 Spango, £83.50 Dreva. Rou - £101 Bengal.  60 Super Hgts (52.1+ Kgs) averaged 160.4p per kg top 179.3p per kg for a pen of Texel from A Marshall, Haggs, Glassford. Tex - £104 Drochil Castle, £95 Haggs, £92 Wellhead. Bel - £92 Walkerdyke. Suf - £95.50 West Lethans, £95 Wellhead, £90.50 Hillend. Chev - £92.50 Bengal, £91.50 Wellheads. Char - £92 Walkerdyke. LLY - £91 Hillend. 828 Cast ewes & rams averaged £63.69.  Ewes – Tex –  The Croft £137.50, Toxside £135.50 Lawhead £126.50 Little Galla £118.50. Suf – Little Galla £112.50, Hill £101.50. G.Face – Haggs £88.50, Hillcroft £87.50. B.Face – Calla £76.50, Corstane £72.50. Chev – Thripland £85.50, Calla £78.50. Char – Lawhead £108. Rams – Tex – Greenbank £101.50. B.Face – Toxside £85, Greenbank £78.50. Chev – Castle Crawford £83.50. Thripland £82.50 Bluefaced – Fallside 83.50