Mon 21 October [Primestock Report]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 21 October

Lanark: Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 7 Dairy Cattle, 30 Prime Cattle, 91 Cast Cows, 2042 Prime Sheep and 977 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 21st October 2013.

Dairy Cattle; (7) averaged £1,317.  Top £2,040 for an Hf hfr from Rosneath Farms Ltd., Home Farms, Rosneath.

Prime Cattle;  A Top price of 276p per kg was realised for a 628kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by Hugh Black Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to average 249.6p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 270p, West dykes 232p, Birkhill 229p, Westtown 226p, Birkhill 229p, Westtown 226p, Lonsdale 213.5p. (light) Birkhill 238p, West Dykes 229p. BB – Blackbog 213.5p. Sim – Blackbog 209p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 276p, Kepscaith 246p (light) Brockwoodlees 275p, Birkhill 229p. Charl – Brockwoodlees 273p. Sim – Bengal 214p. BB – Craigthornhill 234.5p. AA – Walesley 197p. Young Bulls – Lim – Kepscaith 212p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (49) averaged 113p per kg and sold to 156p for a 618kg BBx from W. A. B. & M. E. Noble, Lochurd, West Linton and sold to £1,000 for a 836kg AAx from H. Sloan, Meadowflatt, Thankerton.

Dairy Cows; (31) averaged 99p per kg and sold to 127p for a 596kg Hf from A. Waddell & Son, Dewshill, Salsburgh and to £995 for an 834kg Ho from A. & E. Lawrie, Grangehall, Pettinain.

Otm; (9) averaged 106p per kg and sold to 134p for a 706kg Hf hfr from J. A. Hewitt & Sons, Roadhead, Quothquan and to £995 for a 766kg Hf from A. Waddell & Son, Dewshill, Salsburgh.

Bulls; (2) averaged 128p per kg and sold to 137p per kg or £1,505 for a 1,096kg BB from D. Cunningham, Walkerdyke, Strathaven.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Meadowflatt (Aax) £1,000, Tanhill (Lim) £985, Howford (Lim) £965, Lochurd (BBx) £965, Spango (Lim) £955, Broomhill (Sm) £935, Tanhill (Lim) £915, Meadowflatt (Aax) £915. Dairy – Grangehall (Hf) £995, Auchmeddan (Br) £895, Rosneath (Hf) £805, Nethertown (Hf) £775, Dewshill (Hf) £755, Meadowbank (Hox) £755. Otm – Dewshill (Hf) £995, Roadhead (Hf) £945, Dewshill (Hf) £895.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Lochurd (BBx) 156p, Newbigging Mill (Aax) 139p, Broomhill (Sm) 138p, Howford (Lim) 138p, Newbigging Mill (Lim) 135p, Meadowflatt (Aax) 131p, Meadowflatt (Aax) 130p. Dairy – Dewshill (Hf) 127p, Grangehall (Hf) 119p, Auchmeddan (Br) 118p, Nethertown (Hf) 116p, Rosneath (Hf) 114p, Roadhead (Hf)109p. Otm – Roadhead (Hf) 134p, Dewshill (Hf) 130p, Dewshill (Hf) 127p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3019) New Season Lambs (2042) averaged 173.4p per kg and sold to 201.2p per kg for 43kg Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £91 gross for 48kg Tex from R. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains.

49 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 142.5p per kg to a top of 156.5p per kg for a Blackface from W. E. Renwick, Debog, Douglas. Rousin - £48.50 Debog, B. Face - £50 Cronberry, £48.50 Debog.

235 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 174.3p per kg to a top of 193.6p per kg for a Tex from J. Rutherford, Loanfoot, Darvel. Tex - £75.50 Loanfoot, £73.50 West Glespin, £72 Ferniehaugh, £70 Cocklaw & Back Hareshaw. Bel - £66 Muirhouse. Suff - £72.50 Cocklaw, £69.50 Muirwood Cottage. S. Mule - £63 Howford.

1286 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 176.2p per kg and sold to a top of 201.2p per kg for a from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £87.50 & £86.50 Collielaw, £86.50 Westmill, £85.50 Ingraston. Bel - £88.50 Greenwall, £85 Collielaw. Suff - £79 Ladywell, £76 Netherurd Home Farm, £74.50 Galalaw. Mill Bleu - £82 Bengal. Char - £88 Haspielaw. S. Mule - £70 Kirkton of Crawford, £69.50 Dalpeddar, £68 Gilkerscleugh.

431 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 193.5p per kg Top 46kg Tex  from R. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains. Tex – £91 Daviesdykes, £89.50 Birks, £89 Galalaw & Daviesdykes. Bel - £90 Greenwall. Suff - £85.50 & £84.50 Netherurd Mains, £84 Galalaw, £83.50 Birks. Char - £86.50 Haspielaw.  

41 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 161.1p per kg to 167.9p per kg for a Tex from J. Frame & Co., Birks, Law. Tex - £90 Polquhairn, £89.50 Thinacres, £89 Birks. Suff - £90.50 Greenwall. Suff - £90.50 Greenwall, £88.50 Muirsland, £87.50 Sunnyside.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (977) Ewes – Tex – Strawfrank £101.50, Auchenheath £96.50 & £95.50, Allanton £93.50, Bengal £91.50. Suff – Hillhouse £83.50, Greenwall £73.50. G. Face – Roughside £71.50, Kirkwood £67.50. B. Face – Crosswoodburn £53.50, Parkhall £49.50. Chev – Burn £72.50 & £66.50. Rams – Tex – Eastfield £95.50, Rusha £88.50. B. face – Handaxwood £58.50. Bel – Eastfield £87.50.