Sale Date: Mon 26 May
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 4 Dairy Cattle, 48 Prime Cattle, 89 Cast Cows, 15 Calves and 1328 Prime and Cast Sheep.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (1328) New Season Lambs (87) averaged 240.2p per kg and sold to 276.7p per kg for a 43kg Tex from McCosh Bros, Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar and to £119 gross for a 43kg Tex from McCosh Bros, Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar, Tex - £119 & £115.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £112 Hill, £110.50 Westpark, £110.50 Balgreen, £110 Boat. Char - £118 & £111.50 Grangehall. Suff - £115 Langside, £108.50 Westtown, £113 Netherholm.
Hoggets (913) averaged 194.4p per kg and sold to 215.9p per kg for a 44kg Tex from A. Prentice & Son, Townhead, Biggar and £110 for a 53kg Tex from A. Frame, Haininghead, Carluke.
107 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 187.5p per kg to a top of 206.5p per kg for a Tex from R. Evans, Lilyvale, Quothquan. Tex - £64 Lilyvale, £64 Burnbrae. B. Face - £62.50 Whiteside, £62 North Boig, £60.50 Cardon.
597 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 196.6p per kg and sold to a top of 207.4p per kg for a Chev from K. Foster, Netherhill, Sandilands. S. Mule - £76.50 Cardon, £74.50 Netherhill, £74 Heatheryhall. B. Face - £77 Whiteside, £77 Burnbrae, £74.50 Glencotho, £74.50 Heatheryhall, £74.50 Langshaw.
160 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 193.6p per kg to a top of 215.9p per kg for a Tex from A. Prentice & Son, Edmonston Townhead, Biggar. Tex – £95 Townhead, £89.50 Todlaw, £89 Muirsland, £88.50 Auldtown. Suff - £88.50 Noblehall, £83 Whiteside. Chev - £83.50 Whiteside. Char - £83 Grangehall. S. Mule - £82 Burnbrae. B. Face - £81.50 West Dykes, £78 Culterallers, £77.50 Whiteside.
59 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 182.1p per kg to a top of 209p per kg for a Tex from D. Tod, Blackhill, West Calder. Tex – £110, £108.50 & £105.50 Haininghead, £104.50 Blackhill. Bel - £108.50 Muirhouse, £97.50 Drumfork. Suff - £100 North Boig, £98.50 Auldtown.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (328) averaged £72.86. Ewes – Tex – LUPUS £138.50, Kailzie Mains £124.50, Chesterhall Parks £124.50, Boat £112.50. Suff – Muirsland £89.50. G. Face – Mauldslie £86.50, Capenoch £85.50. B. Face – Posso £72.50, Camps £72.50. Chev – Bogside £84.50. Char – Grangehall £111.50. Lleyn – Hillend £69.50. Rams – Tex – Bowridge £134.50, Newmill £129.5. Suff – Hills of Dalserf £129.50. B. Face – Scrogton £83.50. Lleyn – Lupus £112.50.
Dairy Cattle (4) Top Price was £1900 for an Hf X Hfr in milk from R Warnock & Son, Hill Farm, Strathaven.
Calves (15) Bull – Roberton Mains (Lim) £405, Corsehope (Stx) £275, Kingside (Lim) £270, Auldhouse (Mox) £240, Loanfoot (Hf) £135, £120. Hfrs – Roberton Mains (Lim) £445, £390, Oldhill £140.
Prime Cattle; (81) a top price of 241p per kg was realised for a 528kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by S. Collins & Sons butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 223.2p per kg.
Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 220p, Calla 219p, Birkhill 204p, Canderside 204p, Northflatt 190.5p, Westtown 184p (light) Birkhill 205p, Canderside 198p. Fries – Westtown 137p, Millhill 133p, Mid Hartwood 129p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 240p, Calla 221p (light) Brockwoodlees 241p, Howburn 220p, Malletsheugh 206p. BB – Brockwoodlees 239p. Sim – Skirling Craigs 185p.
Cast cows; Beef cows; (50) averaged 129p per kg and sold to 173p and £1,175 for a 680kg Lim from Allanton Farming, Darvel and again to £1,175 for an 844kg Lim from J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva, Broughton.
Dairy Cows; (32) averaged 101p per kg and sold to 123p for a 776kg Mox from J. & M. Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven and to £975 for a 848kg from Greentowers Farms Ltd, Lanark and again £975 for an 836kg Mox from Shotlinn.
Otm Cattle; (16) averaged 100p per kg and sold to 153p for a 546kg AAx hfr from R. & R. B. McLean, Walesley, Strathaven and to £1,005, for a 776kg Hf from J. & M. Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven.
Bull; (1) sold to 106p for a 534kg Char from Bonnington Mains, Lanark.
Leading Prices per head; Beef – Dreva (Lim) £1,175, Allanton (Lim) £1,175, Newton of Wiston (Lim) £1,135, Allanton (Lim) £1,115, Little Galla (Ba) £1,055, Bushelhead (Lim) £1,055. Dairy – Greentowers (Hf) £975, Shotlinn (Mox) £975, Shotlinn (Mox) £955, Shotlinn (Hf) £955, Greentowers (Hf) £945, Muirburn (Ho) £945.
Otm – Shotlinn (Hf) £1,005, Walesley (AAx) £835.
Leading prices per Kg; Beef – Allanton (Lim) 173p, Newton of Wiston (Lim) 165p, Allanton (Lim) 157p, Newton of Wiston (Lim) 152p, Bushelhead (Lim) 143p, Little Galla )Ba) 141p. Dairy – Shotlinn (Mox) 123p, Muirburn (Ho) 121p, Shotlinn (Hf) 120p, Shotlinn (Hf) 119p x2, Shotlinn (Mox) 117p. Otm – Walesley (AAx) 153p, Shotlinn (Hf) 130p.