Tue 26 January [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 26 January

Lawrie and Symington had forward 416 Cattle at their Fortnightly sale of Store Cattle at Lanark on Tuesday. A large Crowd was present at the ringside and trade for all classes was sharper on the fortnight. The day’s top price was £1290 for a Limousin X Blks from Messrs. J & A Gray, Scrogton, Douglas. Best heifer was £1230 for a Charolais X from Messrs. T Walker, Netherurd Main, West Linton. Top Price per Kg for Blks was 246.4 pp/kg for a Limousin X from Messrs. J & A Hutchison, Roberton Mains, Dolphinton. Highest Price heifer was 227.7 pp/kg for a Limousin X Heifer from Messrs. J & A Gray, Scrogton, West Linton.

Overall Averages

198 Blks Averaged £945 or 205.2pp/kg

159 Hfrs Averaged £899.88 or 198.3 pp/kg

59 Dairy Bred £608.10 or 128.1pp/kg

Other Top Prices;

Per Head Blks

Charolais - £1245 Darnhall, £1230 Netherurd Mains, £1200 Darnhall, £1160 Netherurd Mains.

Limousin - £1290 Scrogton, £1215, £1150 Westerhouse, £1180 Kirkton of Crawford.

Angus - £1210, £1090 Newbigging Mill. £1180 South Carnduff, £1095 Bowridge.

British Blue - £920 Boghouse.

Simmental - £900 Boghouse.

Shorthorn - £1020, £900 Lee Meadow.

Holstein Friesian - £815 Couch, £575, £560 Waterlands

Price per KG

Charolais – 228.7p, 235.2p Hardgatehead, 232.2p Scrogton, 227.5 Haswellsykes

Limousin – 245.7p, 246.4 Roberton Mains, 239.6p South Carnduff, 231.8p Wester Whitecastle

Angus – 210.6p Bowridge, 209.4p Hardgatehead, 205.9p Haswellsykes, 204.2p Wester Whitecastle

British Blue – 198.3p Boghouse

Saler – 202p Darnhall

Shorthorn – 205p, 203p Lee Meadows

Heifers

Limousin - £1200 Kirkton of Crawford, £1100 Bankhead, £1100 Bankhead, £1090 Bankhead

Charolais - £1230 Netherurd Mains, £1170 Netherurd Mains, £1120 Netherhill, £1090 Netherhill

Simmental - £1090 Yondercroft, £940 Yondercroft, £815 Traquair Knowe, £810 Town foot

Angus - £1090 Bowridge, £1090 Parklea, £940 Netherhill, £935 Hardgatehead

British Blue - £1065 South Carnduff, £980 South Carnduff, £845 Over Kypeside, £760 Wester Whitecastle

Price per KG

Limousin – 227.7p Scrogton, 225.3p Roberton Mains, 216.6 Kirkton of Crawford, 215.4p Bankhead.

Charolais – 221.4p Lawriesmuir, 217.7p Dyke, 212p Netherurd Mains, 203.9p Scrogton

Simmental – 198.8p Traquair Knowe, 192.9p Townfoot, 189.6p Townfoot, 185.4p Yondercroft

Angus – 219.3p Lawhead, 200p Windyknowe, 196.2p Parklea, 194.2p Netherhill.

British Blue – 207.6p Lawriesmuir, 197.9p Boghouse, 189.5p South Carnduff, 185.6p South Carnduff

A Small show of Breeding Cattle Forward.

Belted Galloway Bulling Heifers - £775 Burghlee

Limousin Bulling Heifers - £810 Newfield

Store Sheep

Lanark Sold 151 Store Hoggs, selling to a top of £62.50 for a pen of 25 Texels from Kypehill Farm.

Tex - £60 Feoch

Beltex - £60 Feoch

Cont - £37 Feoch

Tex X - £56 Kypehill

BlackFace - £43 North Slipperfield