Tue 3 February [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 3 February

Lawrie and Symington had forward 403 Store Cattle at their Store Cattle at their fortnightly sale at Lanark on Tuesday. All classes of cattle met a buoyant trade and more could have been sold to advantage.
The Top priced Blk was £1410 paid for a Charolais X from Mr W Somerville Covanhill.
Highest price was Heifer was £1360 (564kg) for a Limousin X from Mr J. F Grant, South Carnduff Strathaven.

Overall 205 Blks averaged £1019.70 per head
Overall 165 Hfrs averaged £1004.12 per head
Overall 33 Friesian averaged £836.19 per head
Top price Blks per kg 267.3p for Limousin X from R, J Fallows & sons, Burnton
Top price Hfrs per kg 247.4p for Limousin X from Bonnington Mains Lanark

Top price per head – Bullocks
Char X Blk
£1410, £1360 Covanhill
£1350 Darnhall
£1340 W Hassockrigg
£1240 Craighead

Lim X Blk
£1310, £1270 & £1260 South Carnduff
£1220 Highlandside

British Blue Blk
£1230 South Carnduff
Angus Blk
£1180 Haininghead
£1080 & £970 Stenhouse
£920 Hills of Dalserf

Saler Blks
£1160 Darnhall

Sim X Blks
£1025 Laigh Carnduff
£900 Hillend

British Blue blks
£1230, & £1150 South Carnduff
£1170 & £1160 Underlaw
£1120 & £1080 Westtown
£1120 Dunsyre Mains

Friesian Blks
£1040 & £945 Couch
£865 & £795 Westtown
£855 & £800 STenhouse

Top price per head – Heifers
Limousin Heifers
£1290, £1230 & £1210 Bellscroft
£1250, £1240 & £1190 Highlandside
£1250, £1180 & £1160 South Carnduff
£1240 & £1150 Underlaw

Charolais Heifers
£1280 & £1150 Covanhill
£1190 West Hassockrigg
£1140 Haswellsykes
£1115 Darnhall

Angus Heifers
£1170 Craighead
£970 Haininghead
£940 Dunsyre Mains

Simmental Heifers
£1160 The Law
£1025 Underlaw

Small show of store hoggets sold to £85 for Texels from Messrs Orr, Netherton.
Other leading prices:
£77 x 2 Tex X Netherton
£75.50 Suff X Netherton
£68 Bel X Auldhouse (Strang)