Sale Date: Mon 21 November
Prime Cattle and Young Bulls (61) – A top price of 249p was realised for 4 hfrs & 2 Lim hfrs Limousin Heifer from Brockwoodlees, Heatheryhall and Straven House weights 610kg, 590kg and 516kg and purchased by Hugh Blacks Butchers, S Collins Butchers and JH Cairns Butchers. BB hfr – 249p Heatheryhall. Butches cattle sold to average 238.1p. Lim blks (heavy) Howburn 230p, Calla 218p, Kepscaith 220p, Hill 210p. (light) Kepscaith 220p, Hill 216p. BB – West Darlochan 202.5p, West Back 192.5p. Short x – Wester Walston 210p. Fries – West Darlochan 145.5p, West Backs 137.5p, Westtown 135.5p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Heatheryhall 249p, Brockwoodlees 249p, Straven House 243p, Calla 238p, Howburn 228p, Bushelhead 224p, West Dykes 224p, Machribeg 208p, Under Shieldhill 204p. (light) Straven House 249p, Brockwoodlees 247p, Under Shieldhill 237p, Howburn 236p, Kepscaith 221p. Charl – Brockwoodlees 240p. Sim – Brockwoodlees 243p. BB – Heatheryhall 249p. Young bulls – Lim – West Glespin 213p, Bogside 202p. Fries – Northflatt 126p.
Cast Cows and Bulls (85) – Bulls sold cheaper on the week following national trends for a plainer show on offer. 34 Beef cows averaged 110.8p topping at 150.2p for an AAx hfr from the Firm of J Black, Drochil Castle or £1,015 x2 from the same home. 48 dairy cows averaged 79.7p topped at 125.7p for a Mont x from D & M Russel, Cobblehaugh or £965 from the same home. Beef per head - £1,015 (Abe) Drochil, £955 (Lim) Carmichael Estate, £915 (BLG) Posso, £905 (Smx)Cobblehaugh, £885 (BSH) Hills of Dalserf, £875 (HE) Drumboy, £875 (AA) Bonnington, £865(BLG) Posso, £865 (Lim) Bushelhead, £855 (Abe) Traquair Knowe. Per kg – 150.2p (Abe) Drochil, 125.4p (Abe) Bonnington, 117.2p (HE) & 116.5p (Abe) Traquair Knowe, 115.8p (BSH) Hills of Dalserf, 115.6p (Lim) Bushelhead, 114.3p (Smx) Drumboy, 112.9p (Lim) Carmichael Estate. Dairy per head - £965, £935 Cobblehaugh, £775 Carlindean, £755 Westtown, £725 Roadhead, £725 Carlindean, £658 Quothquan Mill, £675 Harelaw, £635 South Brackenridge, £635 Cobblehaugh, £615 x2 , £605 Byretown. Per kg – 125.7p, 115.4p Cobblehaugh, 105p Carlindean, 103.1p Cobblehaugh, 100.7p x2 Quothquan Mill & Carlindean, 96.4 x2 Harelaw & Roadhead.
Prime and Cast Sheep - New Season Lambs (1819) averaged 176.2p per kg and sold to 222.5p per kg for 40kg Beltex from S McCaskie, West Millrig, Wiston and sold to £105.5 gross for 50kg Beltex from M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. (411) Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 167.1p per kg and sold to 197.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from W McGregor & Son, Eastlaw, Carluke. Tex - £71.50 Rowantreehill, £69 Laigh Carnduff, £69 Southstane. Bel - £77 Eastlaw, £75 Jeanfield. Chev - £68.50 Jeanfield. B Face - £66 Burnbrae. Rousin - £68 Debog. (810) Standard Lambs (39.14-45kgs) averaged 183.5p per kg and sold to 222.5p per kg for a pen of Beltex from S McCaskie, West Millrig, Wiston. Tex - £90, £89.50 Collielaw, £89.50 Hallhill, £89 Carlinside, £89 Burnbrae. Bel - £92.50 Collielaw, £90 West Millrig, £90 Rowantreehill, £88.50 Dovecot. Suff - £80 Sunnyside, £79 Netherhill. Chev - £83.50 Hallhill. Char - £78 Rowantreehill. S Mule - £68 Howford. B Face - £77.50, £74 Glendouran. (544) Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 172.6p per kg and sold to 211p per kg for a pen of Beltex from M Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £95 Collielaw, £91 Little Kype, £90 Muirburn, £89 Rutherend. Bel – £105.50 Corstane, £92.50 Rowantreehill, £90 Sunnyside. Suff - £87.50 Sunnyside, £87 Carwood, £87 Rutherend. S Mule - £79 West Millrig, £77.50 Woodhouse, £77 Howford (54) Super Lambs (52.1kgs +) averaged 158.8p per kg and sold to 174.5p per kg for a pen of Texel from P Giraud, Muirhouse, Lesmahagow. Tex - £93.50 Shaws, £92.50 Muirhouse, £91 Hallhill. Chev - £91 Hallhill. Char - £88.50 Walesly, S Mule - £87 Rutherend.
Cast Sheep(408) – averaged £51.75. Cast Ewes – Tex – Croft £120.50, Sunnyside £104.50, Collielaw £98.50, Parkhouse £97.50. Suff – Dreva £94.50, Woodhouse £84.50. G Face – High Parks £62.50, Easter Sills £62.50. B Face – Glendouran £58.50, Kilwhipnach £49.50. Chev – East Laws £54.50, Turdees £52.50. Rams – Tex – Woodhouse £120.50 x2. B Face – Woodhouse £76.50. Char – Haswellsykes £119.50. Export ewes averaged £32.79. Heavy ewes averaged £65