Mon 4 April [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 4 April

Lawrie and Symington Ltd Monday 04th April 2016 sold  30  Prime Cattle, 57 Cast Cows and 2960  Prime & Cast Sheep at their weekly sale.

(2961) Prime and Cast Sheep; (2491) Hgts averaged 193.5p per kg and sold to 231.1p per kg for 45kg Texel from T & J Clark & Sons, Wellhead, Livingston and to £110.50 for 65kg Texel from JW Gibb & Son, Rusha, West Calder. 53 Light Hoggets (25-32kg) averaged 182.9p per kg – Top 212.5p per kg for Beltex from G Hamilton, Mosside, Darvel. Beltex; £68 Mosside, Blackface; £57.50 Howes Way.  681 Medium Hoggets (32.1-39kg) averaged 181.7p per kg – Top 208.3p per kg for Beltex from G Hamilton, Mosside, Darvel. Texel; £76.50 Kettlehill, £74.50 Muirburn, £74 Gryffeside, Beltex; £80.50 Heatheryhall, Suff; £69 Davisdykes, Chev; £79 Craigdarroch Afton, £67.50 Horseclose, Scotch Mule, £72 Dykehead, Blackface; £74 Hartside, £72 Mason Croft, £72 Netherhill.  1179 Standard Hoggets (39.1-45kg) averaged 200.2p per kg – Top 231.1p per kg for Texel from T & J Clark, Wellhead, Livingston. Texel; £104 Wellhead, £100 Longford, £99.50 & £97 West Montgarswood, Beltex; £95.50 Wr Thomaston, £95.50 Dykehead, £94.50 Balleny, Suff; £89 Balleny, £88 Dykehole, £87.50 Netherhill, Chev; £93.50 Baleny, £90.50 Netherhill, £88.50 Wr Thomaston, £88 Horseclose, Char; £88.50 Newton, Scotch Mule; £83.50 Spango, £81.50 Wr Thomaston, Blackface; £89 Spango, £88 Logan, £83.50 Mason Croft, £82.50 Heatheryhall.  493 Heavy Hoggets (45.1-52kg) averaged 194.5p per kg, Top 215.2p per kg for Texel from WM Leggate, Silverig, Chapelton. Texel; £101 Wr Thomaston, £100 Wellhead, £99 Kettlehill, £99 Rusha, £99 Longford, £99 Silverig, Suff; £93.50 Newton, £93 Heatheryhall, Chev; £98.50 & £95.50 Wellhead, £95 Logan, £95 Heatheryhall, £93.50 Horseclose, Char; £93..50 Wellhead, Scotch Mule; £87.50 Auldton, Blackface; £92 Logan, £89 & £87.50 West Montgarswood, £89 Mason Croft. 85 Super Hoggets (52.1+kgs) averaged 165.5p per kg – Top 187.7p per kg for Texel from A Middleton, Longford, West Calder. Texel; £110.50 & £106.50 Rusha, £110.50 Boat, £99.50 Longford, Suff; £104.50 Dreva, Chev; £99 Netherhill, Char; £95.50 Spango, Bleu du Mains; £100 Hillhead.

357 Cast Ewes & Tups to average £76.43. Cast Ewes – Texel; Bank £161.50, Kailzie Mains £158.50, Langside £158.50, Langside £155, Suffolk; Posso £132.50, Langside £132.50, Mule; Dykehole £103.50, West Brackenridge £94.50, Blackface; Skirling Mains £84.50, Coulter Allers £79.50, Cheviot; Silverig £89.50, Netherhill £64.50.Charollais; Langside £118.50, BFL; Kailzie Mains £117.50. Cast Rams – Texel; Langside £141.50, Little Gala £137.50, Suffolk; Langside £109.50, Blackface; Coulter Allers £95.50, Coulter Allers £79.50, Cheviot; Silverigg; £100.

Prime Cattle -  A Top Price of 239p per kg was realised for a 538kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock. Butchers Cattle sold to average 226.1p per kg. Limousin Bullocks; Hill 210p, Birkhill 206p, Lupus 200p, West Dykes 180p, Friesian; Silverrigg 131.5p. Limousin Heifers (heavy) Brockwoodlees 237p, Lupus 216p, Heatheryhall 220p, (light); Brockwoodlees 239p, Northolm 222p, Easter Frew 222p, Birkhill 200p, British Blue; Brockwoodlees 237p, Stonebyre Mains 224p, Southolm 220p, Fries; West Brackenridge 127.5p.  Young Bull; Limousin; Bogside 208p, Sim; Newbie Mains 186p.

Cast Cows (57) Limousin Cows sold to £1095 from Messrs Cruikshank , Cowford Farm, Cleghorn. Friesian Cow sold to £955 from Messrs Barr, Harelaw Farm, Lanark.  Beef Cows per head; Lim - £1095 Cowford, £905 Highlawside. AA - £835 Moatmains, £935 Waygateshawhead. BB - £1045 Waygateshawhead.  Beef Cows per Kilo; Lim – 131p Cowford, 127p Highlawside, 120p Moatmains, 120p Waygateshawhead, BB – 136p Waygateshawhead.  Dairy Cows per Head; Hol - £935 North Quarter, £895 Greentowers, £735 Over Dalserf. Fr - £925, £815 Shotlinn, £955, £945, £925 Harelaw, £845 Greentowers, £765 Ladehead, £765 Marshill.  Dairy Cows per Kilo; Hol – 115p North Quarter, 112p Greentowers, FR – 116p Marshill, 112p Shotlinn, 112p Greentowers, 111p, 110p Harelaw, 107p Ladehead.

Calves (15) - Top Price was £400 for a AAx from Muirhouses. Top Price B & W was £115 HF from Woodhead.