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Primestock Report 30th September 2013

Sale Date: Mon 30 September

Primestock Report 30th September 2013-October 1st 2013

Lanark: Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 41 Prime Cattle, 74 Cast Cows, 2711 Prime Sheep and 559 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 30th September 2013

Prime Cattle; A Top price of 281p per kg was realised for a 564kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by Hugh Black Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to average 259.6p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) South Arnloss 271p, Knowetop 225p (light) Brockwoodlees 281p, South Arnloss 265p, Muirmains 256p. BB – Craigthornhill 218p, Millhill 216p. AA – South Arnloss 239p. Hfd – Knowetop 210p, Lonsdale 201.5p. Fries – Hall of Carduff205p, Millhill 18p, Craigthornhill 173p. Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 281p, East Millrigg 246p (light) Brockwoodlees 267p, East Millrigg 246p. BB – Brockwoodlees 271p, East Millrigg 252.5p. Fries – Eastfield 190p, South Brackenridge 153p, Eastertown 141p. Young bulls – Lim – Waterlands 227p. Fries – Murrays 163p. Ayrs – Craigends 162p.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (47) averaged 132p per kg and sold to 187p for a 780kg Ch x from J. Wight & Sons, Midlock, Crawford and sold to £1,495 for a 1018kg Lim from Messrs’ Allison, Muirburn, Skirling.

Dairy Cows; (20) averaged 101p per kg and sold to 129p and £985 for a 762kg Hf from J. & W. Armstrong, South Brackenridge, Lesmahagow.

Otm; (7) averaged 132p per kg and sold to 174p for a 554kg AAx hfr from J. & A. Weir Farming Ltd, Whitfield, West Linton and to £975 for a 590kg Aax from Firm of James Black, Drochil Castle, West Linton.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Muirburn (Lim) £1,495, Midlock (Chx) £1,455, Blackhill (Lim) £1,335, Muirburn (Lim) £1,325, Midlock (Ch) £1,275, Hillend (Lim) £1,205, Muirburn (Lim) £1,115, Midlock (Aax) £1,115, Gilkerscleugh (Smx) £1,055. Dairy – South Brackenridge (Hf) £985, Couch (Hf) £915, Murrays (Ho) £875, Crookedstone (Bf) £825, Couch (Hf) £765, Muldron (Bf) £755.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Midlock (Chx) 187p, Blackhill (Lim) 178p, Hillend (Lim) 174p, Muirburn (Lim) 162p, Castlehill (Lim) 160p, Blackhill (Lim) 157p, Midlock (Ch) 156p. Dairy – South Brackenridge (Hf) 129p, Crookedstone (Bf) 122p, Strutherhead (Bf) 119p, Murrays (Ho) 114p, Couch (Hf) 114p.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (3270) New Season Lambs (2711) averaged 164.2p per kg and sold to 218.8p per kg for 40kg Bel from I. & M. Bunting, Bridgestone, Castle Douglas and to £99.50 gross for 51kg Bel from R. Parkin, Daviesdykes, Newmains.

308 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 153.8p per kg to a top of 187.2p per kg for a Bel from G. Laughton, Beeches, Longridge. Tex – £67 Scrogtonhead, £67 Cumberhead. Bel – £73 Beeches. Suff – £61 Cocklaw. Chev – £64 Castle Crawford.

1820 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 167.1p per kg and sold to a top of 218.8 per kg for a Bel from I. & M. Bunting, Bridgestone, Castle Douglas. Tex – £89 Over Kypeside, £85.50 East Shawtonhill, £85.50 Collielaw. Bel – £88.50 Carwood, £87.50 Bridgestone, £87.50 Calton. Suff – £74 Netherurd Home Farm, £73 Bridgestone, £73 Burnetland. S. Mule – £66 Blyth, £65 Nether Abington, £64.50 Craighead. B. Face – £65.50 Beeches, £64 South Stane, £63.50 Auldhouseburn.

527 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 160.1p per kg selling to 209.8p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex – £96.50 Collielaw, £90 Little Galla, £87 Henryton. Bel – £99.50 & £93 Daviesdykes. Suff – £84.50 Carwood, £80 Galalaw, £79.50 Hillend. Chev – £83 South Arnloss. S. Mule – £69.50 Kirkton of Crawford.

56 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 160p per kg to 169.8p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex – £90 Collielaw, £90 Burnbrae, £88.50 Nether Skellyhill. Suff – £92.50 Netherurd Mains, £91 Southmains.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (559) Ewes – Tex – Darnhunch £120.50, Gascoigne £113.50, Nether Skellyhill £113.50 & £107.50, Collielaw & Eastfield £90.50. Suff – Carwood £88.50. G. Face – Mossplatt £66.50, Hillend £65.50. B.Face – Gascoigne £53.502, Threestanes £52.50. Chev – South Arnloss £81.50 & £78.50.