Tue 12 May [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 12 May

Store Cattle - The firm had 741 store cattle at their fortnightly sale at Lanark. A plainer show for quality forward but taking into account poor prime stock prices and the adverse weather conditional trade remained firm for all classes. Top priced bullock was £1250 for a Charolais X from Messrs T Walker & Son, Netherurd Mains. Highest price per Kg for bullocks was 282.6 p/kg for a pen of Limousin X from J. A Galloway Ltd, Lochlyoch. Best priced heifer was £1130 For a Simmental X from Messrs R Smellie, Tinto View, Thankerton by Biggar. Top Price per kg was 278.5 p/kg for a pen of Charolais X Hfrs from Messrs J P Campbell & Sons, Glenrath, Peebles

Overall

312 Cont Blks Av 230p/kg (410kg) £943

257 Cont Hfrs Av 216p/kg (404kg) £873

77 Native Bred Blks Av 216p/kg (374.8kg) £810.75

50 Native Bred Hfrs Av 204p/kg (395.3kg) £806

45 Dairy Bred Blks Av 172p/kg (412.5kg) £708

Principle prices

Blks

Price per head

Lim - £1145 Cornhill, £1135 Townend, £1085 Kirkton of Crawford, £1080 Biggarsheils Mains.

Char - £1250, £1110, £1105 Netherurd Mains, £1155 Parkhall, £1050 Langlees

Sim X - £980 Lawriesmuir, £950x2, £920 The Law, £900 South Brackenridge

AA - £1105 Carmacoup, £1040 Lonsdale, £940, £910 Lammerlaw, £905 Haswellsykes

BRB - £1100 Townend, £1100 High Crewburn, £1095 Dykehead, £1015 Lesserlinn

Shor - £1040 Chesterhall Parks

Hol - £855 Eastfield, £840, £830 Grangehall, £730 South Brackenridge

Sal - £925, £900, £865 Carlophill

Price per kg

Lim – 282.6p, 272.4p Lochlyoch, 272.4p West Carnduff, 260.5p Walston mill

Char – 269p, 266.7p, 264p Glenrath, 257.4p, 243.8 Hardgatehead

Sim – 233.3p Newton of Wiston, 227.3 Hillend, 221.4p South Brackenridge

AA – 248.5p, 232.1p Lammerlaw, 241.1p, 240p The Law, 240.7, 240.2 Haswellsykes

BRB – 244p Lesserlinn, 243.2p Sunnyside/Carbello, 237.9p Newton of Wiston

Hol – 222.6p Newton of Wiston, 184.1p Mosside, 177.3p Burnhead, 174.9p Boag

Sal – 242p, 238p Carlophill

Hfrs

Price per Head

Lim – £1090 Netherurd Mains, £980 Byretown, £975 Biggarsheils Mains, £970 Gair

Char - £1060, £1000 Netherurd Mains, £1010 Hillend, £990 Robiesland

Sim - £1130,£1040,£1030 Tinto View, £770 Newton of Wiston, £700 Dawyck Mill

AA - £1020 South Flakefield, £930 Haininghead, £910 Carmacoup

BRB - £1080 Townend, £990 Dillars, £890 Over Kypeside

Price per Kg

Lim – 246.5p, 257.8p Back Hareshaw, 248.5 West Torphin, 243.7p, 240.2p Saughland, 240p Walston Mill

Char – 278.5p, 265.3p Glenrath, 247.3p, 245p Hillend

Sim – 261.9p Newton of Wiston, 212p Dawyck Mill

AA – 221.8p Auchmeddan, 220.8p Fallside, 219.1p Ingraston

BRB – 246.3p Dillars, 213.8 Hawksland

Breeding cattle

A small selection of breeding cattle were also on offer

Top price

Limousin breeding bulls - £1450 Lammerview

British blue Cows in calf - £1320 Braehead

Angus Hfrs with calves - £1300 Braehead

Angus cows With calved at foot - £1400x2 Stobo Home Farm