Mon 11 November [Primestock Report]

Primestock Report

Sale Date: Mon 11 November

Lanark: Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 32 Prime Cattle, 47 Cast Cows, 2118 Prime Sheep and 672 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 11th November 2013.

Prime and Cast Sheep; (2790) New Season Lambs (2118) averaged 175.1p per kg and sold to 216.3p per kg for 43kg Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke and to £95.50 gross for 46kg Tex from R. Parkin, Daviesdyke, Newmains.

60 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 172.5p per kg to a top of 190p per kg for a Lleyn from R. W. Marwick & Partners, Walltower, Penicuik.  Tex - £56.50 Fernihaugh. Lleyn - £47.50 Walltower. S. Mule - £53 Blackburn

305 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 174.6p per kg to a top of 198.7p per kg for a Bel from J. & A. Blackwood, Midtown. Tex – £75 Muirsland, ££71 Eastertown, £70 Northflatt. Bel - £75.50 & £72 Midtown. Char - £65 Hillridge. B. Face - £63 Linwater, £63 Kirkton of Crawford, £61 Todlaw

1606 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 178.5p per kg and sold to a top of 216.3p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke Tex - £93 & £89 Collielaw, £90 Little Galla, £90 Auldhouse, £89 Kirkton of Crawford. Bel - £89.50 & £89 Longlea, £86 Dovecot. Suff - £78.50 Hillend, £78 Galalaw, £78 Muirsland, £77.50 Ocrhardton. Chev - £75.50 Auchenbart, £75 Dovecot, £75 Heatheryhall. Char - £76.50 Auchenbart, £75 Longlea. S. Mule - £69.50 Longlea, £67 Nether Abington, £67 Blackburn & Allanton. B. Face - £69.50 Mount Lothian, £68.50 Nether Abington. Rousin - £79 Bengall.

425 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 167.4p per kg Top 207.6p per kg for a Tex from R. Parkin, Daviesdyke, Newmains. Tex – £95.50 Daviesdyke, £92 & £88.50 Yardbent, £90.50 & £90 Collielaw, £88 Nether Hangingshaw. Bel - £90 Auchterhead. Suff - £85 Galalaw, £83 & £82 Mount Lothian, £80.50 Hillend. Char - £80 Carmacoup, £79.50 Cowford. Rousin - £78.50 Bengall.

9 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 161.7p per kg to 167p per kg for a Tex from R. & M. Struthers, Collielaw. Tex - £90 Toxside, £89.50 Strawfrank, £88.50 Collielaw.

Cast Ewes & Rams; (672) averaged £51.64.  Ewes – Tex Collielaw £123.50, Over Kypeside £108.50, Mitchellhill £104.50, Shotlinn £103.50. Suff – Toxside £95.50 & £92.50. G. Face – Gascoigne £65.50, Bogside £59.50. B. Face – Meadows £50, Linwater £46.50. Chev – Shotlinn £79.50, Stramolloch £74.50, Lleyn – Walltower £80.50, Columbie £66.50. Bel – Stramolloch £97.50, St Johns Kirk £96.50. Rams – Tex – Eastfield £96.50. Lleyn – Walltower £90.50.

Prime Cattle;  A Top price of 276p per kg was realised for a 546kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by J. & H. Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers Cattle sold to average 252.9p per kg.

Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 261p, Westtown 223.5p (light) Brockwoodlees 269p, Birkhill 236p, West Dykes 235p. Fries – Westtown 180p. FKV – High Crewburn 210p

Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 276p, Howburn 265p, Little Kype 250p, South Flakefield 276p, Birkhill 232p. (light) Brockwoodlees 266p, Howburn 255p, Birkhill 237p. BB – Brockwoodlees 268p. Charl – Craighead 235p. Young Bulls – Ayrs – Northflatt 173p. BS – Mid Breich.

Cast cows; Beef cows; (13) averaged 102p per kg and sold to 150p and to £1,045 for a 698kg Smx from Hamilton & Main, Rowantreehill, Forth.

Dairy Cows; (23) averaged 85p per kg and sold to 115p for a 684kg Hf from W. McGregor & Son, East Law, Carluke and to £835 for a 790kg Hf from Blyth Farms, Blyth Bridge.

Otm; (11) averaged 114p per kg and sold to 187p or £1,445 for a 772kg Smx hfr from D. & I. Hamilton, Tippethill, Whitburn.

Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Rowantreehill (Smx) £1,045, Toxside (AAx) £915, Stonehill (Lim) £885, Haywoodhead (Lim) £745, Stonehill (AAx) £745, Watsonhead (AAx) £705. Dairy – Blyth (Hf) £835, East Law (Hf) £785, East Law (Hf) £765, Bengall (Ho) £755, Loanfoot (Ho) £675, Blyth (Ho) £675. Otm – Tippethill (Smx) £1,445, Over Dalserf (Ho) £935, Blyth (Ho) £855, Shotlinn (Mox) £725.

Leading prices per kg – Beef – Rowantreehill (Smx) 150p, Stonehill (Lim) 119p, Watsonhead (Lim) 114p, Stonehill (AAx) 112p, Toxside (AAx) 112p. Dairy – East Law (HF) 115p, Bengall (Ho) 106p, East Law (Hf) 106p, Blyth (Ho) 106p, Blyth (Ho) 104p, Loanfoot (Ho) 101p. Otm – Tippethill (Smx) 187p, Over Dalserf (Ho) 132p, Crumhaugh (Hf) 126p, Shotlinn (Mox) 119p.