Sale Date: Mon 13 February
Prime Cattle and Young Bulls (45) –a top price of 246p per kg was realized for a 576kg Lim hfr Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers Law. Butchers Cattle sold to average 233p per kg. Limousin Bullocks: (heavy) Oldhill 226p, Under Shieldhill 214p, Burnhead 214p (light) Oldhill 228p, Auchenstarry 227p. Fries – Blackbog 150.5p. BB – Kitteymuirhill 206p. Sim – Castlehill 220p. Limousin Heifers – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 246p, Bushelhead 222p, Under Shieldhill 200p (light) Brockwoodlees 244p, Bushelhead 232p, Castlehill 230p, Canderside 216p. BB – Brockwoodlees 242p, Oldhill 223p. Cast Cows and Bulls (67) – 67 Cast cows and bulls forward, more numbers needed to fill buyers requirements. Top price on the day was £1275 for a Lim cow from Greenshields Farm or 162.9pp/kg for a BRB cow from Nether Abington. Dairy cattle topped at £835 for a HF from Craigthorn or 130.6pp/kg for an MRI from Moat Mains. 35 Beef averaged 126.9ppkg or £864.43. 29 Dairy averaged 102.3ppkg or £639.48. 3 bulls averaged 103.2ppkg or £985. Beef cows per head Lim - £1275 Greenshields, £1215 Greenhills, £1085 Nether Abington, £1025 kepscaith, £1015 Newton of Wiston, £985 Auchenhard, £925 Wester Whitecastle. CH - £1115 Blackhill, £1065 Lawriesmuir, BBX - £ 1085 Greenhill, £915 South Carnduff. BRB - £1075 Nether Abington. AA - £975 Newton of Wiston. Short - £935 Wester Whitecastle. Sm - £915 Auchenhard. Per Kilo – 162.9p (BRB) Nether Abington, 158.2p Greenshields. 149.5p (Lim) Nether Abington, 148.3p ( Chx) Lawriesmuir. 145.3p (Lim) Greenshields, 144.1p (CH) Blackhill, 141.1p (BRB) Wester Whitecastle, 140.2p (Lim) Newton of Wiston. Dairy Cow per head - £835 (hf) Craigthorn, £795, £765 MRI Moatmains. £765 (HO) Blyth, £755, £745 (Ayx) Newlands, £745 (HF) Craigthorn, £735 (AY) Langside, £715 (HO) Blyth, £705 (HO) East Brackenridge. Per Kilo – 130.6p (MRI) Moatmains, 119.6p (BF) Auchmeddan,115.7p (HF) Craigthorn, 113.9p (MRI) Moatmains, 113.7p (AY) Newlands, 111.6p(HF) Craigthorn, 111p, 110.6p (bf) Auchmeddan. 108.3p (AY) Newlands, 107.9p (AY) Blackbog. 107.4p (HF) Greentowers. Bulls - £1135, 102.6p (CH) Calton, £1065,110.5p (HE) Woodhead. Prime and Cast Sheep (3000) – Hoggets (2557) averaged 166.9p per kg and sold to 219.8p per kg for a pen of 43kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £98 for a pen 52kg Texel from R Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie. 82 Light Hoggets (25-32kg) averaged 161.7p per kg – Top 190.6p per kg for a pen of Texel from RF Watt, West Nerston. Tex - £61 West Nerston. B Face - £52.50 Penston. 725 Medium Hoggets (32.1-39kgs) averaged 161.5p per kg – Top 193.4p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Struthers, Greenbank, Carluke. Tex - £71.50 Hill Cumnock, £70 Scrogton, £68.50 Hillend. Bel - £73.50 Greenbank, £73 Hill, Cumnock, £69 Broomfield. Suff - £62.50 East Crookedstone. Chev - £69 Heatheryhall. Char - £67 Craigside. B Face - £62.50 Craigside, £60 Penston, £60, £59 Craigthorn. 1151 Standard Hoggets (39.1-45kgs) averaged 172.9p per kg – Top 219.8p per kg for a pen of Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex –£93.50 Muirburn, £91 Collielaw, £90.50 Longford. Bel - £94.50 Collielaw, £93.50 West Thomaston, £90.50 Spango. Suff - £75.50 Wellheads, £74.50 High Dyke, £74.50 Herbertshaw. Chev - £76.50 Heatheryhall, £76 Bengall, £76 Burnbrae, £75 Horseclose. S Mule - £72 Spango. B Face - £66.50 Penston, £66.50 Shawhead, £66.50 Toxside. 554 Heavy Hoggets (45.1-52kg) averaged 162 p per kg – Top 200p per kg for a pen of Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £98 Bengall, £93.50 North Garngour, £925 Collielaw. Bel - £88.50 High Dykes. Suff - £83, £81 Wellheads. Chev - £82.502 Bengall, £82 Burnbrae, £81.50 Calla. B Face - £77 Heatheryhall, £75.50 Toxside. 45 Super Hoggets (52.1+kgs) averaged 140.3p per kg – Top 155.7p per kg for a pen of Chev from R Reid, Bengall. Tex - £82, £81 North Garngour, £80.50 Heatheryhall. Chev - £82.50 Bengall. Char - £80 Southmains. S Mule - £80 Cairns. 443 Cast Ewes & Rams averaged £56.99 Cast Ewes: Texel: Robiesland £143.50, Chesterhall Parks 129.50, Hillhead 127, Greenbank £124.50. Suff – Shawtonhill £93.50, Hills of Dalserf £91.50. G Face – Herbertshaw £71.50, Woodhouse £70. B Face – Nether Abington £69.50, Robiesland £64.50. Chev – Calla £79.50, Thripland £79.50. Rams – Rex – Robiesland £110.50, Chesterhall Parks £90.50. Suff – Woodhouse £94.50. B Face – Nether Abington £69.50. Bluefaced – Robiesland £87.50.