Mon 17 April [PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 17 April

Prime Cattle and Young Bulls  –a top price of 247p per kg was realized for a 548kg Lim hfr Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers Law. Butchers Cattle sold to average 235.7p per kg.  Limousin Bullocks: Kepscaith 228p, Burnhead 221p, British blue – West Backs 209.5p. AA – West Backs 194p, Sim – Machribeg 211p. Fries – Westtown 175.5p, Millhill 169p, West Backs 161p.Limousin Hfr (Heavy) Brockwoodlees 247p, Heatheryhall 238p, Auchenstarry 230p Burnhead 226p (light) Heatheryhall 246p, Auchenstarry 237p, Kepscaith 234p. British Blue – Brockwoodlees 243p, West Backs 210p. Fries – South Gilmourton 149.5p  Cast Cows and Bulls (66) – 66 Cast cows and bulls forward, Sim cow sold to £1155 from Messrs Currie, Bogside farm, Carluke. Lim Cow sold to 185p per kilo from Messrs Hamilton, Kilwhipnach farm, Campbeltown. Fr Cow sold to £1045 or 136p From Messrs Adam South Gilmerton, Edinburgh . Beef cows per head Lim - £1015 Kilwhipnach, £1015 Law, £1015 Laigh Carnduff, Sim - £1155, £1085 Bogside, Here - £1105 Drumboy. AA - £1135 Ladywell. Per Kilo - lim – 185p, 148p Kilwhipnach, 152p Laigh Carnduff. Sim - £143p Bogside. Here – 138p Drumboy. Dairy cow per head – Hol - £945 Dykehead, £885 Haggs, £995 Blyth. GR - £895 Craigthorn, £905 Westtown, £1045 South Gilmerton. Ayr - £865 Craigends. Dairy cow per kilo Hol – 120, 117p Dykehead, 122p Haggs. FR – 116p Craigthorn, 113p Westtown, 136p South Gilmerton. Ayr – 104p Craigends. Cast Bull – Char - £1430 Posso. Cast Sheep – Hoggets (1758) averaged 180.9p per kg and sold to 247.9p per kg for a pen of 47kg Beltex from  A Taylor, Heatheryhall and to £116.50 for a pen 47kg Beltex from  A Taylor Heatheryhall. 44 Light Hoggets (25-32kg) averaged 156.6p per kg – Top 175.8 per kg for a pen of Texel T & I Hamilton, Kilwhipnach.  Tex - £84.50 Kilwhipnach. Blackface - £53 Hawthornbank, £51.50 Netherhill 335 Medium Hoggets (32.1-39kgs) averaged 179.2 p per kg – Top 202.6p per kg for a pen of Beltex from T & J Clark & Sons, Wellhead. Tex -£74 Newton, £72 Hillend. Bel - £77 Wellhead, £74 Eastlaw, £72 Dyke, £72 Ingraston. Chev - £75 Newsteading, £71 High Dyke. Blackface - £72.50 Swaites, £71 Newsteading. 851 Standard Hoggets (39.1-45kgs) averaged 192.4p per kg – Top 238.1 per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Taylor, Heatheryhall. Tex - £97.50 East Cauldcoats, £94.50 Bogside, £94 Collielaw, £93 Auchenhard. Bel - £103.50 Bogside, £100 Heatheryhall, £98.50 Craigend, £92.50 Birks. Suf - £85.50 Newton, £80 Balleny. Chev - £87.50, £84 Baleny, £85.50 Newsteading, £82.50 Malletshaugh. Blackface - £79.50 Walston Mill, £79 Heatheryhall, £76 Newsteading. 371 Heavy Hoggets (45.1-52kg) averaged 169p per kg – Top 247.9p per kg for a pen of Beltex from A Taylor, Heatheryhall. Tex   -£98..50 Wellhead, £96.50, £96 Hill, £94 Rusha, £92.50 Bogside. Bel - £116.50 Heatheryhall, £92 Newton. Suf - £86 Lochhill, £84, £83 Wellhead. Chev - £88, £87.50 Wellhead, £86.50 Kettlehill. Char - £85.50 Westmains. Smule - £79 Silverrig. Blackface - £75 Logan. 151 Super Hoggets (52.1+kgs) averaged 153.8 per kg – Top 173.2 per kg for a pen of Texel from Messrs Struthers, Craigend. Tex   - £98.50, £93 Craigends, £91.50 Collielaw, £91.50 Hill. Bel - £88.50 Westmains. Suf - £87.50 Birks. Bluefaced £93.50 Midlock

493 Cast Ewes & Rams averaged £70.25  Cast Ewes: Tex – Cauldcoats £136.50, Bogside £123.50, Midlock £123.50, Westmains £120.50. Suf – Hillend £126.50, Strawfrank £97.50. Greyface – Westmains £89.50, Auchenhard £88.50. Blackface – West Millrig £60.50, Crosswoodhill £59.50. Chev – Balleny £75.50. Bel – Beeches £96.50, Gelton £95.50. Rams –Tex – Crosswoodhill £117.50, Hillend £109.50. Suf – Hillend £126.50. Blackface – Crosswoodhill £82.50