Tue 7 October [Show and Sale of Suckled...]

Show and Sale of Suckled Calves 7th October

Sale Date: Tue 7 October

Suckled Calves 7th October 2014

Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 1977 Suckled Calves at their first Show and Sale of Suckled Calves.


An outstanding show of cattle was on offer to a packed ringside of buyers from all over the UK, which resulted in a tremendous days trading for all sellers involved.


The pre-sale show was kindly sponsored by Country Refreshments and judged by Mr J Kennedy, Carrick Primestock, Maybole. Overall champion went to a 588Kg Brb x Blk from A & J Struthers , Greenbank farm, Carluke selling to £1380. Reserve champion was a 494kg Lim X Hfr from T Laird and son Sunnyside Carbello, Cumnock selling to £1310.


Bullocks (1084) averaged 236.1p to 321.7p per kg for a pen of 402kg (Lim X) from R H Dunlop. Holehouse farm, Ochiltree and £1480 gross for a pen of 718kg (Lim) from Mr Harper, Peebles young farmers club.


Heifers (893) averaged 227.9p to 321.7p per kg for a pen of 230 kg (Lim X) from R D Hyslop Clydeside farm, Lamington and £1340 gross for a pen of 602kg (Lim X) from Mr Graham & Partners, Greenshields farm, Biggar.  


Leading Prices per head and per kg;


251-300kg Blaefaulds 229p, £600

301-350kg Turdees 236.5p, £790

351-400kg Glenrath/ Easter Happrew 267p

401-450kg Holehouse 286p, Dreva £1200

451-500kg Holehouse 274p, £1280

501-550kg Dreva 261p, £1310

551-600kg Greenbank 235p, £1380

601-650kg Oldhill 216p, £1380



201-250kg Clydeside 321.7p, £740

301-350kg Laidlawstiel 220p, £760

351-400kg  Scrogton 258p, £1020

401-450kg  Allanton 285p, £1210

451-500kg  Sunnyside/ Carbello 265p £1310

501-550kg Allanton 257p, £1300

551-600kg Nether Abington 229p, £1280

601-650kg Greenshields 223p, £1340


Prize list- Judge Mr J Kennedy, Carrick Primestock

Single British Blue sired Bullock

1st -Struthers, Greenbank (Champion)

2nd – Forrest, Hillend

3rd- McGarva, Nether Abington

Single Limousin sired Bullock

1st – Laird, Sunnyside / Carbello

2nd Laird, Sunnyside / Carbello

3rd Comrie, Stonebyres

Single Charolais bred Bullock

1st – Campbell, Glenrath/ Easter Happrew

Single Continental Heifer

1st – Laird, Sunnyside/ Carbello (Reserve Champion)

2nd – Struthers, Greenfield

Best pen of 4 Bullocks

1st- Warnock, Dreva

2nd – Laird, Sunnyside/ Carbello

3rd – Laird, Sunnyside/ Carbello

Best pen of 4 Heifers

1st- Campbell, Glenrath/ Easter Happrew

2nd- Laird, Sunnyside/ Carbello

3rd- Laird, Sunnyside/ Carbello