Sale Date: Mon 18 November
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 7 Dairy Cattle, 31 Prime Cattle, 44 Cast Cows, 11 Calves, 2886 Prime Sheep and 1076 Cast Sheep at their weekly sale on 18th November 2013.
Prime and Cast Sheep; (3481) New Season Lambs (2886) averaged 173.2p per kg and sold to 227.5p per kg for 40kg Bel from J. Adamson & Son, Swaites, Pettinain and to £95.50 gross for 50kg Tex from J. Warnock & Son, Eastfield, Coulter.
Good in spec lambs dearer on the week with over fat and heavies less on the week.
25 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) averaged 165.9p per kg to a top of 182.8p per kg for a Tex from A. A. Stoddart, Auchencorth, Penicuik. Tex - £58.50 & £57 Auchencorth.
327 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 173.1p per kg to a top of 184.2p per kg for a Tex from J. N., G. N. & H. Wilkins, Wester Whitecastle, Biggar. Tex - £71.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £71 Craighead, £70 Debog. S. Mule - £63 Longlea, £63 Auchencorth. B. Face - £66 Cowgorse, £61.50 Toxside, £61 Craighead. Rousin - £65 Debog.
1882 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) averaged 178.1p per kg and sold to a top of 227.5p per kg for a Tex from J. Adamson & Son, Swaites, Pettinain. Tex - £91 Swaites, £90.50 Nether Hangingshaw, £90 Newmill, £89 Westmains. Bel - £91.50 & £90.50 Nether Skellyhill, £89.50 Calla, £88.50 Longlea, £88 Mid Shawtonhill. Suff - £79 Sornfallow, £78 Howford, £71 Kailzie Mains. Chev - £77 Kingside, £75.50 South Arnloss. Char - £87 Haspielaw, £78 Gilkerscleugh. S. Mule - £74 Blackburn, £70 Newton of Wiston, £68.50 Greenbank. B. Face - £69 Crosswoodburn, £68 South Stane.
606 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 159.2p per kg Top 201.1p per kg for a Tex from J. & H. Clark, North Garngour, Lesmahagow. Tex - £95.50 Eastfield, £92.50 & £91 North Garngour. Bel - £90 Calla, £86 High Tarbeg. Suff - £81 Boyleston, £80.50 Greenshields, £80 Netherurd Mains. Char - £83 Gilkerscleugh. S. Mule - £71.50 Spango, £70.50 Howford. B. Face - £75 Whelphill, £73 Crosswoodburn.
46 Super Lambs (52.1+) averaged 149.2p per kg to 159.1p per kg for a Tex from R. & J. P. Barrie, Auchenhard, West Calder. Tex - £91.50 & £90 Greenhill, £89.50 Gascoigne. Suff - £80 Toxside. Char - £88 Auchenhard.
Cast Ewes & Rams; (595) averaged £47.53. Ewes – Tex – Kailzie Mains £115.50, Little Kype £109.50, Swaites £107.50, Craighead £105.50. Suff – Kailzie Mains £78.50. G. Face – Whelphill £57.50, Toxside £55.50. B. Face – Whelphill £56.50, Drochil Castle £43.50. Chev – Kinnox £88.50. Char – Hardington Mains £73.50. Bel – Craigend £93.50.
Dairy Cattle (7) averaged £1,347 a fall of £120 on the fortnight. Top £2,000 for a Ho hfr in-milk from D. Laird, Murrays, Pathhead. Hfrs in-milk £2,000 Murrays. Cows in-milk £1,600 Ladehead. Hfrs in-milk £1,200 Mollinshillhead.
Calves (22) Bull - Sim x £635 Brackenhill. AAx £530 Broadfield. Hfrs – Sim x £488 & £465 Brackenhill, Lim x £210 Strawfrank.
Prime Cattle; A Top price of 279p per kg was realised for a 538kg Lim hfr from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by Hugh Black Butchers Lanark/Carluke. Butchers Cattle sold to average 259.2p per kg.
Lim blks – (heavy) Howburn 266p, South Arnloss 259p, West Dykes 237p, Craigends 216.5p. AA – South Arnloss235.5p, Walesley 226p. SA – Cormiston Towers 221p. Charl – Hill 212p.
Lim hfrs – (heavy) Brockwoodlees 279p, Kepscaith 256p, Oldhill 254p, Burnside 246p (light) Brockwoodlees 270p, Howburn 260p, Oldhill 257p, Burnside 237p, Haspielaw 218.5. BB – Burnside 271.5p, Brockwoodlees 268p. AA – South Arnloss 208p. Sim – Cormiston Towers 215p. Young Bulls – Ayrs – Craigends 185p, Northflatt 168p.
Cast cows; Beef cows; (23) averaged 105p per kg and sold to 137p for a 612kg Lim from J. F. & M. B. Teague, Buteland, Balerno and sold to £975 for a 740kg Lim from Buteland.
Dairy Cows; (14) averaged 96p per kg and sold to 117p for a 622kg Hf from J. & A. Graham, Couch, Harthill and to £825 for a 708kg Mox from W. Lyons & Sons, Sherriflatts, Thankerton.
Otm; (7) averaged 141p per kg and sold to 189p or £1,145 for a 606kg Lim from J. F. & M. B. Teague, Buteland, Balerno.
Leading Prices per Head; Beef – Buteland (Lim) £975, Buteland (AA) £935, Cormiston Towers (AA) £905, Mid Nemphlar (AA) £885, Buteland (Lim) £875, Strawfrank (AA) £865. Dairy – Sherriflatts (Mox) £825, Hallhill (HF) £785, Hallhill (HF) £775, Wolfclyde (HF) £775, Sherriflatts (BF) £775, Couch (HF) £725. Otm – Buteland (Lim) £1,145, Nether Abington (Smx) £1,105, Buteland (Lim) £1,105.
Leading prices per kg – Beef – Buteland (Lim) 137p, Buteland (Lim) 136p, Buteland (Lim) 132p, Strawfrank (Cha) 123p, Strawfrank (AAx) 123p, Buteland (AAx) 121p. Dairy – Couch (Hf) 117p, Sherriflatts (Mox) 116p, Sherriflatts (Bf) 114p, Hallhill (Hf) 112p, Hallhill (Hf) 111p, Wolfclyde (Hf) 108p. Otm – Buteland (Lim) 189p, Nether Abington (Smx) 173p, Buteland (Lim) 172p, Buteland (Brb) 168p.