Mon 7 November [Primestock]

Primestock

Sale Date: Mon 7 November

Prime and Cast Sheep - New Season Lambs (1568) averaged 166.4p per kg and sold to 220.2p per kg for 42kg Beltex from Mr A Padkin, Drumcork and sold to £94.50  gross for 56kg Beltex from Messrs W Steele, Over Kypeside. (240) Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 160.6p per kg and sold to 217.1p per kg for Beltexs from Messrs A & D Murray, Calton Farm, Cumnock.  Texel - £68 Priestgill; £67 Over Glaisnock; £65.50 Auldhouse. Beltex - £82.50 and £74.50 Calton; £78.50 Auldhouse. Suffolk - £62.50 Thorneyhills. Cheviot - £63 Sandford. (781) Standard Lambs (39.14-45kgs) averaged 169.2p per kg and sold to 220.2p per kg for Beltexs from Mr A Padkin, Drumcork, Thornhill. Texel - £91 Collielaw; £85.50 Bowridge; £84.50 Westmains. Beltex - £93.50 Lawhead; £93 High Parks; £88.50 Drumcork; Townfoot; and Calton. Suffolk - £75.50 Dykehole. Charollais - £75.50 Altarstone. (505) Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 165.8p per kg and sold to 198.9p per kg for Texels from Messrs R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Texel - £94 and £93.50 Collielaw; £89 Auchenhard; £87 Burnetland. Beltex – East Shawtonhill; £90.50 Collielaw; £86.50 Ingraston. Suffolk - £84 Carwood; £82 Auchenhard; £82 Sunnyside.Cheviot - £88 and £84 Hallhill; £81 Auchenhard. Scotch Mule - £70 Sunnyside. (42) Super Lambs (52.1kgs +) averaged 155.5p per kg and sold to 174.5p per kg for Texels from Messrs MG Masterton, Burnetland, Broughton. Texel - £92.50 Burnetland; £90 Gryfeside; £88.50 Haininghead. Beltex - £94.50 Over Kypeside.

 

Cast Sheep (694) – averaged £56.63. Cast Ewes – Texel – Hallhill £130.50; Greenfield £126.50; Hallhill £125.50 and £120.50. Suffolk – Balgreen £89; Hills of Dalserf £88.50. Greyface – Northflatt £68.50; Scotstounbank £67.50. Blackface – South Stane £52.50; Steel £44.50. Cheviot – Hallhill £73.50; Overhill House £50.50. Beltex – Mid Shawtonhill £119.50 and £108.50. Cast Rams – Texel – Woodhouse £119.50; Hartside £112.50. Blackface – Mason Croft £57.50. Cheviot – Over Glaisnock £86.50. Beltex – Felton £105.50.

 Dairy Cattle (36) – Bulling Heifers were forward from Messrs J, J and I Dunlop, Eastfield Farm, Pettinain. All Heifers were keenly bid for with many buyers going home empty handed. Selling for £840 were a pair of very nice Red and White Heifers. Overall, the 16 Heifers (18-24months) averaged £782.86 with leading prices of £840; £810 (twice); £770; and £750 (twice). 20 Heifers (10-18months) averaged £708.88 with leading prices of £780 (twice); £750; and £720.

 Prime Cattle and Young Bulls (29)  – Limousin Heifer sold to 247p from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie to Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Limousin Bullocks – 220p Birkhill; 210p West Dykes; 230p Bushelhead. British Blue X Bullock – 216p Kittymuirhill. Friesian Bullock – 134p Millhill. Limousin Heifer – 247p and 246p Brockwoodlees; 235p Howburn. Limousin Young Bulls – 214p Calla; 205p Bogside.

 Cast Cows and Bulls(86) – Beef Cow per Head – Limousin - £1035 Dreva; £975 Southmains; £875 Kittymuirhill. British Blue - £945 Eastfield. Beef Cow per Kilo – Limousin – 145p Southmains; 138p Dreva. British Blue – 129p Eastfield. Dairy Cow per Head – Holstein - £845 Shotlinn; £725 Greentowers. Norwegian Red X - £745 Nether Affleck. Friesian - £785 Letham; £755 Harlaw; £705 Loanfoot. Dairy Cow per Kilo – 103p Shotlinn; Friesian – 110p Shotlinn; 104p Letham; 103p Harlaw; 102p Loanfoot. Norwegian Red X – 138p Nether Affleck. Cast Bulls – Limousin - £1370 Calla; £1230 Lawriesmuir.