Mon 10 February [Primestock Report]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 10 February

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 36 Prime Cattle, 66 Cast Cows, 2237 Prime Sheep and Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 10th Feb 2014.

Prime Cattle; (36) a top price of 249p per kg was realised for a 616kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased by Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle averaged 231.2p per kg.

Lim blks – Kitteymuirhill 212.5p, Wester Whitecastle 208p, Muldron 197p. BB – South Flakefield 217.5p. BSH – Wester Whitecastle 198.5p. Fries – Bowridge 168p, Hill 157.5p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 249p, Howburn 241p, Hillend 233p, Canderside 214p (light) Brockwoodlees 245p, Hillend 236p, Howburn 231p, Canderside 212p, West Dykes 204p. BB – Brockwoodlees 248p. Young Bulls – Fries – Quothquan Mill 150p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (21) averaged 109p per kg and sold to 148p for a 726kg Lim from J. F. & M. B. Teague, Buteland, Balerno and to £1,135 twice for a 772kg Lim from A. G. Dempster, Castlehill, Tundergarth and for a 926kg AAx from J. Taylor, Skirling Craigs. Skirling.

Dairy Cows; (25) averaged 97p per kg and sold to 116p and £975 for a 774kg Hf from G. & F. Halley, Kilbank, Lanark and to £955 for an 880kg Mox from D. & M. Russell, Cobblehaugh, Lanark.

Otm; (19) averaged 117p per kg and sold to 160p for a 510kg Lim hfr from J. F. & M. B. Teague, Buteland, Balerno and to £1,265 for an 800kg Mox from D. & M. Russell, Cobblehaugh, Lanark.

Bull; (1) sold to 118p and £1,205 for a 1,018kg Hf from J. & W. Baillie, Hillhead, Covington.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Castlehill (Lim0 £1,135, Skirling Craigs (AAx) £1,135, Buteland (Lim) £1,075, Castlehill (BBx) £845, Lochurd (AAx) £785, Bonnington (Sa) £785. Dairy – Cobblehaugh (Mox) £955, Roadhead (Hf) £915, Kilbank (Hf) £915, Kilbank (Hf) £895, Cobblehaugh £865.

Otm – Cobblehaugh (Mox) £1,265, Cobblehaugh (Mox) £1,085, Roadhead (Smx) £1,065.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Buteland (Lim) 148p, Castlehill (Lim) 147p, Castlehill (BB) 130p, Skirling Craigs (AAx) 123p, Bonnington (Sa) 120p. Dairy – Kilbank (Hf) 116p, Kilbank (Hf) 110p, Cobblehaugh (Mox) 109p, Blyth (Ho) 109p, Roadhead (Hf) 108p, Moat Mains (Mri) 106p. Otm – Buteland (Lim) 160p, Cobblehaugh (Mox) 158p, Raws (Smx) 152p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3110) Hoggets (2237) averaged 201.8p per kg and sold to 277.5p per kg for 40kg Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton and to £111 gross for a 40kg Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton.

118 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 190.1p per kg to a top of 235.5p per kg for a Bel from A. Mitchell & Co., Newton, Wiston. Tex - £66 Crosswoodburn, £60 Netherurd Home Farm. Bel - £73 Newton of Wiston. Chev - £60.50 Heatheryhall, £59.50 Newton of Crathie. S. Mule - £60.50 Haswellsykes, £60 Drochil Castle, £58.50 Newton of Crathie. B. Face - £64.50 Auchencorth, £61 Howford, £60 Millands.

706 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 204.8p per kg to a top of 248.7p per kg for a Bel from R. Hamilton, Mid Shawtonhill, Strathaven. Tex - £95 Auldhouse, £92.50 Noblehall, £88.50 Crosswoodburn. Bel - £97 Mid Shawtonhill, £92.50 Calla, £92.50 Allanton, £89.50 Carwood. Suff - £80 Gosland. Chev - £79 Heatheryhall, £76.50 Muirhouse. S. Mule - £79 Newton of Wiston, £71 Firs, £68 Gascoigne. B. Face - £74.50 Netherwood, £69.50 Auldhouse, £69.50 Spango, £69.50 Millands, £68.50 Drochil Castle.

1164 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 206.9p per kg and sold to a top of 277.5p per kg for a Bel from M. Dunlop, Corstane, Broughton. Tex - £109.50 & £108.50 Collielaw, £96.50 Westerhouse, £96 Tinto View. Bel - £111 Corstane, £106.50 Collielaw, £105.50 Firs, £105 Newton of Wiston, £102 Little Kype. Suff - £90.50 & £89 Wardhead, £86.502 Sornfallow, £86 Over Glaisnock. Char - £93 Little Kype, £86.50. S. Mule - £78.50 Newton of Wiston, £76 East Polquheys. B. Face - £77.50 Culterallers, £77.50 Mid Shawtonhill. £77 Heatheryhall, £76.50 Gosland. Blue Tex - £95.50 Millands.

200 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 184p per kg Top 213.3p per kg for a Tex from J. & R. Shanks, West Glespin, £97 Wellhead, £95 Tinto View, £95 Burnhead. Bel - £98.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £94 Calla. Suff - £91.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £94 Calla. Suff - £91.50 Wardhead, £90.50 Burnetland, £89.50 Newton of Crathie. S. Mule - £84 Netherhill, £81 Allanton. B. Face - Parkhall

7 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 164.1p per kg Top 178.2p per kg for a Tex from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. Tex - £98.50 & £98 North Garngour. Suff - £92 Stramolloch.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (873) averaged £58.18. Ewes – Tex – Auchtygemmel £126.50, Nether Skellyhill £125.50, Scrogton £109.50, Silverigg £108.50. Suff – Gillbank £83.50. G. Face – Hardington Mains £73.50, Netherurd Mains £72.50. B. Face – Calla £64.50, Auldhouse £64.50. Chev – Calla £75.50, Kingside £74.50. Bel – Gillbank £83.50, Corstane £82.50.  Rams – Tex – Little Kype £105.50, Greenbank £105.50. B. Face – Woolfords £79.50, Cronberry £74.50. Bel – Corstane £89.50.