Mon 27 January [Primestock Report]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 27 January

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 58 Prime Cattle, 83 Cast Cows, 2399 Prime Sheep and 507 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 27th January 2014.

Prime Cattle; (58) a top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 542kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle averaged 231.6p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 246p, West Darlochan 205.5p (light) Howburn 231p. Sim – Gartvaigh 210.5p. AA – West Backs 207.5p. Gall – Lephenstrath 187.5p. Fkv – High Crewburn 198.5p. Fries – Bents 169.5p, West Darlochan 165.5p, West Backs 157.5p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 253p, Howburn 233p, Canderside 217p, South Arnloss 211p, West Darlochan 204p (light) Brockwoodlees 250p, South Arnloss 230p, Howburn 229p, Canderside 216p.

BB – Brockwoodlees 250p, West Backs 199.5p, Craigthornhill 194p. Sim – Gartvaigh 190p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (33) averaged 106p per kg and sold to 155p and to £985 for an 634kg Brb from W. A. B. & M. E. Noble, Lochurd, West Linton and again £985 for a 772kg BBx from A. & I. Lindsay, Bushelhead, Carluke.

Dairy Cows; (31) averaged 84p per kg and sold to 106p for a 770kg Mox from J. & M. Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven and to £875 for an 838kg Ho from Firm of Robert Reid, Bengall, Lockerbie.

Otm; (16) averaged 111p per kg and sold to 169p and £1,355 for a 614kg Bsh AA from W. & I. McGregor, Chesterhall Parks, Wiston and to £1,315 for a 7902kg Lim hfr from A. F. & R. Cruickshank, Little Kype, Strathaven.

Bulls; (3) averaged 104p per kg and sold to 130p and £1,175 for an 906kg Lim from R. Paterson & Son, Watsonhead, Newmains.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Lochurd (BRB) £985, Bushelhead (BRBx) £985, South Flakefield (AAx) £965, Hillridge (Lim) £935, Browntod (Smx) £925, South Flakefield (AAx) £915. Dairy –  Bengall (Ho) £875, Shotlinn (Mox) £765, Over Dalserf (HF) £775, Shotlinn (Mox) £765, Langside (Ay) £755, Langside (Ay) £755. Otm –  Little Kype (Lim) £1,315, Chesterhall Parks (Bsh) £1,035, Browntod (BRB) £915.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Lochurd (BBx) 155p, South Flakefield (AAx) 129p, Browntod (Smx) 128p, Bushelhead (BBx) 128p, Lochurd (Lim) 126p, Hillridge (Lim) 125p. Dairy – Shotlinn (Mox) 106p, Over Dalserf (Hf) 105p, Bengall (Ho) 104p, Bengall (Ho) 101p, Shotlinn (Mox) 98p, Letham (Fri) 97p.

Otm – Chesterhall Parks (Bsh) 169p, Little Kype (Lim) 167p, Browntod (BRB) 159p

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2902) Hoggets (2396) averaged 190.2p per kg and sold to 236.8p per kg for 38kg Tex from McCosh Bros. Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar and to £104.50 gross for 60kg Tex from Mrs K. Wight, Midlock, Crawford.

287 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 179.8p per kg to a top of 196.9p per kg for a Tex from A. A. Stoddart, Auchencorth, Penicuik. Tex - £63 Auchencorth, £61 Crosswoodburn, £60 Mossplatt. Bel - £62 Heatheryhall. Chev - £60 Dalhanna, £56 Burn. S. Mule - £56 Craighead. B. Face - £61.50 Auchencorth, £60.50 Mitchellhill, £59.50 Whelphill & Hartside.

912 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 192.1p per kg to a top of 236.8p per kg for a Tex from McCosh Bros., Nether Hangingshaw, Biggar. Tex - £90 & £86.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £82.50 Lochurd, £81.50 & £79.50 Graystale. Bel - £86.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £86.50 & £84 Westmains. Suff - £78 Cloverhill, £75 Graystale, £72 Westyett. Chev - £70.50 Eastfield, £65 Burn. S. Mule – £71 Drumelzier Place, £71 Heatheryhall, £71 Spango, £68.50 Culterallers, £68.50 Netherhill.

896 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 194.1p per kg and sold to a top of 219.1p per kg for a Tex from A. Middleton, Longford, West Calder. Tex - £93.50 Hill, £93 & £92 Longford, £91 North Garngour, £89.50 Tinto View. Bel - £93 Newton Wiston, £91.50 Spango, £91 Burnetland. Suff - £85 & £83.50 Graystale, £84.50 Newton of Wiston, £82.50 Lesserlinn. Chev - £82.50 Dalhanna

234 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 176.8p per kg Top 205.4p per kg for a Tex from R. Warnock & Son, Hill, Strathaven. Tex - £98.50 North Garngour, £95.50 Laigh Alticane, £94.50 Hill, £94.50 Rutherend. Suff - £95.50 Lesserlinn, £88.50 Lochhill. Chev - £88.50 Wellhead. S. Mule - £78 Ingraston, £75.50 Netherhill. B. Face - £82 Laigh Alticane.

71 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 154.3p per kg Top 174.2p per kg for a Tex from Mrs K. Wight, Midlock, Crawford. Tex - £104.50 & £100.50 Midlock, £99.50 Hartside, £92.50 Cloverhill. Suff - £92 Cloverhill. S. Mule - £81.50 Netherhill. B. Face - £87 Crosswoodburn.

 Cast Ewes & Rams; (506) averaged £46.18. Ewes – Tex – Rusha £116.50, Silverigg £109.50, Chesterhall Parks £105.50, Killail £100. Suff – Easterhouse £87.50, Dreva £68.50. G. Face – Silverigg, Lesserlinn. B. Face – Skirling Mains £58.50, Gair £57.50. Chev – Smiddyhill £68.50, Burn £50.50. Rams – B. Face – Sorn Mains £40. Bel – Glendouran £72.50.