Mon 28 October [Primestock Report ]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 28 October

Lanark: Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 42 Prime Cattle, 99 Cast Cows, 3234 Prime Sheep and 851 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 28th October 2013

Prime and Cast Sheep; (4085) New Season Lambs (3234) averaged 173.1p per kg and sold to 212.8p per kg for 39kg Bel from G. Donald, Craigview, Strathaven and to £94 gross for 47kg Tex from J. Hamilton & Son, Headsmuir, Carluke.

25 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 168.8p per kg to a top of 168.8p per kg for a Blackface from J. B. Pate & Son, Toxside, Gorebridge. B. Face - £54 Toxside.

664 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 174.1p per kg to a top of 212.8p per kg for a Bel from G. Donald, Craigview, Strathaven. Tex - £71.50 Northflatt, £71 Strathnafanaig, £71 Kypehill. Bel - £83 Craigview, £82.50 Kinnox, £81 Calton. Suff - £68.50 Muldron. Char - £71.50 Hillridge. S. Mule - £64.50 Strathnafanaig, £63 Dalpeddar. B. Face - £64 Lamington Mains, £62 Toxside, £60 Stonehill & Craighead.

2099 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 174.3p per kg and sold to a top of 211.6p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £91 Hillend, £91, £90, £89.50 Collielaw, £87.50 Headsmuir, £87.50 Yardbent. Bel - £90 Nether Abington, £87 Mid Shawtonhill, £81.50 Westmains, £79 Calton. Suff - £77 Burnetland, £76.50 Newton of Wiston, £76.50 Glendouran. Chev - £76, Heatheryhall, £75.50 Drochil Castle, £75 Kinnox. Char - £74 Auchenbart. S. Mule - £71.50 Cloverhill, £71 Littlegill, £70.50 Polquheys. B. Face - £67 Eastertown, £67 Toxside.

445 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 165.4p per kg and sold to a top of 200p per kg for a Tex  from J. Hamilton & Son, Headsmuir, Carluke. Tex - £94 Headsmuir, £92.50 & £91 Collielaw, £91.50 Yardbent, £91 Birks. Bel - £84 Kinnox. Suff - £80 Southmains, £80 Noblehall, £79.50 Galalaw. S. Mule - £72 Hartside. Bleu du Maine - £91.50 High Parks

14 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 156.3p per kg to 163.9p per kg for a Tex from J. & M. Nichol, Yardbent, £87 Orchardfield. Suff - £86 Southmains.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (851) Ewes – Tex – Dillars £106.50, Auchenheath £94.50 & £90.50, Mid Shawtonhill £93.50, Pardovine £90.50. Suff – Gillbank £88.50 & £86.50. G. Face – Newton of Wiston £64.50, Hardington Mains £62.50, B. Face – Toxside £52.50, Gair £46.50. Chev – Hillhead £64.50. Rams – Woodlands £109.50, Gascoigne £85.50. B. Face – Gascoigne £53.50, Auldhouseburn £49.50.

Prime Cattle;  A Top price of 270p per kg was realised for a 548kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by Hugh Black Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to average 263.2p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 261p, West Darlochan 227p. BB – Craigthornhill 228.5p, West Backs 180p, Hill 161p.

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 269p, Howburn 265p, Over Quarter 251p (light) Brockwoodlees 269p, Howburn 267p, Hill 224p. BB – Brockwoodlees 262p, Over Quarter 248p, West Backs 214p. AA – Muirmains 211p. Fries – West Darlochan 186p, Westertoun 140p.

Young bulls – Lim – Quathquan Mill 178p. Hfd – Westertoun 185p. Fries – Quothquan Mill 160p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (51) averaged 116p per kg and sold to 143p for a 660kg Lim from A. G. Dempster, Castlehill, Tundergharth and sold to £1,185 for an 840kg Sm from D. Lowry, New Steadings, Cartland.

Dairy Cows; (35) averaged 102p per kg and sold to 116p for a 692kg Hf from J. & M. Mackie, Shotlinn, Strathaven and to £845 for an 770kg Ho from Blyth Farms, Blyth Bridge.

Otm; (12) averaged 113p per kg and sold to 164p for a 576kg Bax hfr from A. H. Clark, Woodlands, Lesmahagow and to £1,045 for a 684kg Brb x hfr from J. W. Frame, Little Galla, Wiston.

Bulls; (1) averaged 126p per kg and sold to £945 for a 748kg Sim from T. R. Walker, Ryeflatt, Cleghorn.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – New Steadings (Sim) £1,185, Little Galla (Bsh) £1,095, Silvermuir (Smx) £1,035, New Steadings (Sm) £1,025, Sornfallow (Lim) £995, New Steadings (Sm) £995. Dairy – Blyth (Ho) £845, Ladehead (Bf) £825, Shotlinn (Hf) £805, Over Dalserf (Ho) £805, Shotlinn £795, Meadowbank (Ho) £795. Otm – Little Galla (Brb) £1,045, Woodlands (Bax) £945, Gartvaigh (Ay) £845.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Castlehill (Lim) 143p, New Steadings (Sm) 141p, Lochurd (Lim) 141p, Drochil Castle (AA) 140p, Burnbrae (Lim) 140p, Kingside (BBx) 139p. Dairy – Shotlinn (Hf) 116p, Shotlinn (Hf) 115p, Ladehead (Bf) 113p, Shotlinn (Hf) 113p, Byretown (Ho) 113p. Otm – Woodlands (Bax) 164p, Little Galla (Brb) 153p, Gartvaigh (Ay) 134p.