Tue 5 April [Show & Sale Store Cattle...]

Show & Sale Store Cattle 5th April 2016

Sale Date: Tue 5 April

Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 844 Cattle at their April Show & Sale of Store Cattle on Tuesday. Quality Grazing Cattle were still very much in demand selling to a top 3.79p per kg for a Limousin x Bullock from Messrs Clark Farms, Blackhill, Crossford by Carluke it also made the days Top Price of £1450. Heifers were topped at £1140 for an outstanding pen of 4 Limousins from JR Graham & Partners, Greenshields, Biggar. Messrs T Laird & Sons Carbello / Sunnyside sold the top priced heifers per kg at 278.1p per kg. Overall 471 Bullocks averaged 223.4p per kg or £935. 322 Heifers averaged 205.3p per kg or £829.66, 51 Dairy Bred averaged 145.2p per kg or £589.41.

At the show ably judged by Mr Mark McKelvey, Burnside, Lochmaben, the Championship was awarded to Messrs Clark Bros, Blackhill, Crossford. A worthy Champion he scaled 382kg and sold for £1450 to Messrs Wight, Townfoot, Symington. The Reserve Champion a Limousin Heifer from Messrs T Laird & Son, Carbello / Sunnyside scaled 374kg and sold for £1040 to Messrs Dandie, Learielaw.

Other Prize Winners – 

Pen of 4 Continental Bullocks

1)      T Laird & Son, Carbello

2)      T Laird & Son, Carbello

3)      A Minto & Son, Townhead

Pen of 4 Native Bred Bullocks

1)      JR Kerr, Newbigging

 

Pen of 4 Continental Heifers

1)      T Laird & Son, Carbello

2)      T Laird & Son, Carbello

Pen of 4 Native Bred Heifers

1)      R & T Campbell & Son, Lammermuir

 

Single Continental Bullock

1)      Clark Bros, Blackhill Farms

2)      R Orr, Lawhead of Tarbrax

3)      R Orr, Lawhead of Tarbrax

Single Native Bullock

1)      JR Kerr, Newbigging

2)      JR Kerr, Newbigging

3)      R & T Campbell & Son, Lammermuir

 

Single Continental Heifer

1)      T Laird & Son, Carbello / Sunnyside

2)      T & I Hamilton, Kilwhipnach

3)      T & I Hamilton, Kilwhipnach

 

Single Native Bred Heifer

1)      Stobo Home Farm

2)      Stobo Home Farm

3)      R & T Campbell & Sons, Lammerlaw

 

Reserve – T Laird & Sons Carbello / Sunnyside

Champion – Clark Bros, Blackhill.

TOP PRICES BULLOCKS

P/Head – Limousin; £1450 Blackhill, £1210 Underlaw, £1170 East Forth, £1160 x 2 Greenshields.  Charolais; £1050, £1080, £1110 Townhead Dolphinton, £1090 Scrogton, £1090, £1070 Crookboat, £1040 Haswellsykes. Simmental; £1110 Underlaw, £940 The Law. British Blue; £950, £920 Stonebyres, £940 Little Galla, £940 Kilwhipnach. Angus Bullocks; £1180, £1130 Lammerlaw, £1100, £1090 Newbigging Mill. Shorthorn Bullocks; £990 Little Galla, £860 Spango, £810 Blackhill. Holstein Friesian; £930 Thinacre, £840 Gowmacmorran, £830, £750 Couch.

P/Kg – Limousin; 379.6p Blackhill, 287.6p Lawhead Tarbrax, 257.1p Sunnyside / Carbello, 255.8p Kilwhipnach.  Charolais; 252.5p & 238p Dreva, 251.5p & 242.6p Haswellsykes, 240.3p Lawhead Tarbrax. Simmental; 211p Palaceknowe. British Blue; 243.2p, 220p Kilwhipnach, 239p, 238p Stonebyres, 215p Carbello / Sunnyside. Angus Bullocks; 219.9p Bagmoors, 216.4p Headsmuir. Shorthorn Bullocks; 232.4p, 215.1p Spango, 204p Blackhill. Holstein Friesian; 185p 146p Thinacre, 180p Gowmacmorran, 147p Nethertown, 145p Eastfield.

TOP PRICES HEIFERS

P/Head – Limousin; £1140 Greenshields, £1060 Headsmuir, £1040 Sunnyside / Carbello, £1010 Bogside. Charolais; £1060 Underlaw, £1010 Scrogton, £990 Crookboat, £970 Hillend. British Blue; £960, £850,Stonebyres, £950, £840 Kilwhipnach. Simmental; £1040, £900 Bogside, £980, £900 The Law. Angus; £990, £950 Lammerlaw, £980 Newbigging Mill. Shorthorn; £720 Spango.

P/kg – Limousin; 278.1p Sunnyside / Carbello, 273.8p Kilwhipnach, 264.7p Roberton Mains, 247.8p Greenshields. Charolais; 237p, 232p, 231p Scrogton, 226.6p Hillend, 225p Greenfield. British Blue; 250p Kilwhipnach, 235p Stonebyres. Simmental; 218p Palaceknowe. Shorthorn; 202p Spango.