Primestock Report & Annual Christmas Show of Prime Lambs Res
Sale Date: Mon 11 December
Lawrie & Symington
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 11th December – Annual Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Lambs
At the annual Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Lambs, L & S had forward 255 show lambs sponsored by McCaskie Agriculture.
The Judge, Mr William Shearer, awarded the championship to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke, for a pen of 3 44kg Texels which realised £155 to Country Refreshments, Lanark. The reserve ticket was awarded to a pen of 3 Beltex X lambs scaling 44khs from Jim Padkin, Muirhouse, which sold for £150 to Robert Lawson on behalf of Vivers Scotland.
Suffolk X Lambs
1st – R Orr, Lawhead 42kgs - £82 James Chapman, Wishaw
2nd – R Orr, Lawhead 45kgs - £84 James Chapman, Wishaw
3rd – A Smellie & Part, Kailzie Mains 59kgs - £84 Fairfield Meats
Texel X Lambs (43kgs & under)
1st – R & M Struthers, Collielaw 42kgs - £106 Vivers Scotlamb
Texel X Lambs (Over 43kgs)
1st & Champ – R & M Struthers, Collielaw 44kgs - £155 Country Refreshments
2nd – W & S Thomson, Bordlands 48kgs - £95 J F Findlay
3rd – D Gilchrist, Ingraston 46kgs - £95 Vivers Scotlamb
Beltex X Lambs (43kgs – Under)
1st – Mrs M Dunlop, Corstane 42kgs - £99 Vivers Scotlamb
2nd – D Baillie, Calla 42kgs - £100 Vivers Scotlamb
3rd – R Orr, Lawhead 40kgs - £89 Vivers Scotlamb
Beltex X Lambs (Over 43kgs)
1st – T F Padkin & Son, Muirhouse 44kgs - £150 Vivers Scotlamb
2nd – D Baillie, Calla 47kgs - £99 West Scottish Lamb
3rd – J B Currie, Haswellsykes 44 kgs - £98 Vivers Scotlamb
Any Other Breed
1st – R & M Struthers, Collielaw 46kgs - £141 R Lawson
2nd – A Legatte, Stramulloch 41kgs - £74 Yorkshire Halal
Blackface (up to 39kgs)
1st – R & B Dickie, Spango 39 kgs - £71 Dunbia
2nd – DC & JJ Marshall, Gosland 38 kgs - £67 Fairfield Meats
3rd – J A McGarva, Nether Abington 38 kgs - £61.50 Yorkshire Halal
Blackface (40 – 43kgs)
1st – DC & JJ Marshall, Gosland 42kgs - £78 Janan Meats
2nd – J A McGarva, Nether Abington 42kgs - £73 Dunbia
3rd – R & B Dickie, Spango 42kgs - £72 Janan Meats
Blackface (44kgs & Over)
1st – DC & JJ Marshall, Gosland 45kgs - £86 Fairfield
2nd – J A McGarva, Nether Abington 45kgs- £75 Dunbia
3rd – JB Pate & Son, Toxside 45kgs - £79 Janan Meats
1st – H P Jackson, Boat 45kgs - £82 Janan Meats
2nd – H P Jackson, Boat 46kgs - £82 Janan Meats
3rd – Stirkfield Farms 42kgs - £77.50 Dunbia
1st – T French, Balgray 47kgs - £78 Fairfield Meats
2nd – T French, Balgray 46kgs - £72.50 Fairfield Meats
TEX - £150.50, £136.50 & £133.50 Hallhill, £132.50 Robiesland. SUFF - £85.50 Corstane, £85 Auchenhard. SM - £80 & £73.50 Avonbank. BF - £60 Auchenhard, £55.50 Wester Crosswoodhill. CHEV - £57.50 Grangehall. BEL - £128.50 Crawfordjohn Hill, £102 Corstane.
TEX - £128.50 Ingraston. SUFF - £113.50 & £112.50 South Mains. BF - £71 Wester Crosswoodhill. CHEV - £91.50 Halmyre. BFL - £122.50 Greenfield.
A top price of 258p per kg was realised for a 590kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by Hugh Black & Sons Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 242.1p per kg.
Lim Blks (Heavy) - 232p Hill, 230p Oldhill. (Light) - 237p Oldhill, 235p Calla. Fries - 157.5 Silverrigg, 137.5p Westtown.
Lim Hfr (Heavy) - 258p Brockwoodlees, 256p Straven House, 248p Oldhill, 243p Howburn, 238p Auchenstarry, 236p Calla, 235p Under Shieldhill, 228p Birkhill. (Light) - 258p Brockwoodlees, 249p Straven House, 245p Auchenstarry, 235p Under Shieldhill, 232p Hill, 230p Howburn, 230p Oldhill. BB - 256p Brockwoodlees.
SIM – 215p Castlehill, 212p Newsteadings. LIM – 182p Little Kype.
We also had forward 110 Cast Cows & Bulls. AAX cow sold to £1215 from Messrs Coubrough, Huntlyhill Farm, Lanark.
Beef Cow per Head LIM - £1145 Nisbet, £1095 Greenwall, £1025 Burnbrae. SHO - £945 Malletsheugh. AA - £1055 Northflatt, £1215 & £1165 Huntlyhill. HER - £925 Malletsheugh. SIM - £1125 East Merkland.
Beef Cow per Kilo LIM – 151p Burnbrae, 150p Greenwall. SHO – 137p Malletsheugh. AA – 129p Northflatt, 156p Huntlyhill.
Dairy Cow per Head FR - £725 Marshill, £700 Harelaw. MON - £895 West Park.
Dairy Cow per Kilo FR – 105p Marshill. MON – 124p West Park.