Tue 6 January [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 6 January

At their opening sale Lawrie & Symington Ltd had forward 127 blks and hfrs.

 Cattle met a strong trade and more could have been sold to advantage.

 Bullocks; sold to 258.2p per kg for a Lim from R. J. Fallows & Sons, Burnton, New Cumnock and £1,230 for a Lim from J. R. Allison & Sons, Over Quarter, Carluke.

 Heifers; sold to 224p for a Lim from H. Whyte, Letham, Lesmahagow and £1,210 for a Blond from J. B. Currie & Son, Haswellsykes, Peebles.

 Principal prices

Lim blks - £1,230, £1,165 Over Quarter, £1,110, £1,080 Millmoor, £1,100 Berryhill

Fries blk - £995, £990 Couch

Sim blk - £980 Millmoor

Blond hfr - £1,210 Haswellsykes

Char hfr - £1,200, £1,170 Haswellsykes

Lim hfr - £1,105, £1,005 Middle Mains, £1,040 Boghouse

Short Horn hfr - £945 Hills of Dalserf