Mon 10 March [Primestock Report]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 10 March

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 36 Prime Cattle, 77 Cast Cows, 2339 Prime Sheep and 529 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 10thMarch 2014.

Prime Cattle; (36) a top price of 252p per kg was realised for a 524kg Lim hfr from D. Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and purchased J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law.  Butchers cattle averaged 233.2p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) South Arnloss 222.5p, Hill 221p Hawksland 214.5p (light) Hill 238p. BB – Stramolloch 224.5p. Charl – Kitteymuirhill 212.5p. Sim – South Flakefield 208.5p, Craigthornhill 198p. Fries – East Hyndshawland 175p, Blackbog 155p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 252p, Northolm 236p, Howburn 230p, West Dykes 203p (light)Brockwoodlees 248p, Howburn 236p, Northflatt 210.5p., BB – Brockwoodlees 246p. fries – Hawksland 142p, east Hyndshawland 141p, Newhouse 151p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (34) averaged 126p per kg and sold to 158p for a 714kg Smx from J. A. Taylor, Skirling Craigs, Skirling and to £1,295 for an 846kg Lim from Mr Allison, Muirburn, Skirling.

Dairy Cows; (32) averaged 97p per kg and sold to 121pand £885 for a 732kg Mri from H. E. Duncan, Bents, West Calder.

Otm Cattle; (10) averaged 113p per kg and sold to 159p and to £1,195 for a 750kg Chx from J. Wight & Sons, Carwood, Biggar.

Bull; (1) sold to 126p and £1,375 for a 1,096kg Sim from H. M. Jackson & Son, Wolfclyde, Biggar.

Leading Prices per Kg; Beef – Muirburn (Lim) £1,295, Muirburn (Lim) £1,205, Muirburn (Lim) £1,205, Greenshields (Lim) £1,195, Kepscaith (Lim) £1,185, Mid Hartwood (Brb) £1,155. Dairy – Bents (Mri) £885, Hillhead (Hf) £835, Hillhead (Hf) £825, Shotlinn (Hf) £815, Hillhead (Hf) £805, Eastfield (Ho) £795. Otm – Carwood (Chx) £1,195, Gowmacmorran (Mox) £885.

Leading prices per head; Beef – Skirling Craigs (Smx) 158p, Muirburn (Lim09 153p, Greenshields (Lim) 152p, Muirburn (Lim) 151p, Muirburn (Lim) 147p, Kepscaith (Lim) 145p.  Dairy – Bents (Mri) 121p, Hillhead (Hf) 113p, Letham (Hfx) 112p, Hillhead (Hf) 111p, Hillhead (Hf) 107p, Eastfield (Hf) 106p. Otm – Carwood (Chx) 159p, Gowmacmorran (Mox) 139p, Gowmacmorran (Sho) 123p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2865) Hoggets (2336) averaged 202.2p per kg and sold to 235.4p per kg for a Bel from B. Ryder, Newton Cottage, Moffat  and to £110.50 for 53kg Bel from B. Ryder, Newton Cottage, Moffat.

235 Light Hgts (25-32kgs) averaged 182.6p per kg to a top of 209.4p per kg for a Tex from J. Warnock, Sandilands, Lanark. Tex – £67.50 Sandilands, £63 Hillridge. Bel - £54 Burnfoot. B. Face - £62 Millands, £59.50 Netherhill, £59 Boat, £58.50 Gosland.

672 Medium Hgts (32.1-39kgs) averaged 199.4p per kg to a top of 228.2p per kg for a Tex from J. Warnock, Sandilands, Lanark.  Tex – £89 Sandilands, £84 Ingraston, £80 Ingraston, £79 Hill. Bel - £88.50 Heatheryhall, £83 Townfoot, £78 Auchenbart. Chev - £84.50 Newton Cottage. B. Face - £82 Cloverhill, £80 Posso, £80 Spango, £79.50 Dreva.

1112 Standard Hgts (39.1-45kgs) averaged 207.9p per kg and sold to a top of 235.4p per kg for a Bel from B. Ryder, Newton Cottage, Moffat. Tex – £96 Northflatt, £94 & £93.50 Netherhill, £93.50 Sandilands. Bel - £103.50 & £96.50 Newton Cottage, £100 & £95.50 Heatheryhall, £94.50 St Johns Kirk. Suff - £89.50 Malletsheugh, £89.50 Toxside, £88 Netherhill, £86.50 Malletsheugh. Chev - £95 & £94 St Johns Kirk, £93.50 Horseclose, £91.50 Wellheads. Char - £87.50 Eastertown, £85.50 Auchenbart. S. Mule - £90.50 Whinbush, £77.50 Burnetland. B. Face - £91 Burnshott, £90 Spango, £87.50 Toxside, £87 Dreva, £84.50 Heatheryhall, £84 Logan & West Letham.

262 Heavy Hgts (45.1-52kgs) averaged 201.9p per kg Top 221.9p per kg for a Bel from G. Clark & Co, Wellhead, Livingston. Tex – £105.50 Toxside, £105 Easterseat, £102.50 Bengal, £100.50 Wellhead. Bel - £106.50 Wellhead, £106.50 & £103.50 Newton Cottage, £101.50 Heatheryhall. Suff - £100.50 Dykehole, £100 East Crookedstone, £99.50 Netherhill. Chev - £97 Sornfallow, £95 Wellhead, £94 Calla. Char - £96 Horseclose. S. Mule - £91 Toxside. B. Face - £95.50 Logan.

58 Super Hgts (52.1+) averaged 179p per kg Top 208.5p per kg for a Bel from B. Ryder, Newton Cottage, Moffat. Tex - £108.50 Toxside, £106 Wellhead, £106 & £104.50 Bengal, £102.50 Carlinside. Bel - £110.50 Newton Cottage. Suff - £102.50 Toxside, £102 Dreva, £102 Cloverhill.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (529) averaged £61.97. Ewes – Tex – Sandilands £122.50, £118.50 & £115.50, Carlinside £113.50. Suff – Lochurd £93.50. G. Face – Toxside £76.50 & £74.50, Newlands £74.50. B. Face – Dreva £66.50, Auldhouseburn £64.50. Chev – South Arnloss £79.50, St Johns Kirk £75.50. Char – Normangill £66.50. Bluefaced – Dreva £85.50. Rams – Tex – Liscleugh £104.50. Suff – Netherurd Mains £101.50. B. Face – Posso £82.50 & £76.50. Bluefaced Liscleugh £83.50.