Tue 26 November [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 26 November

Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 201 store cattle.

Bullocks (127) averaged 233.5p to 259.5p per kg for a pen of 420kg (Lim x) from I. Tennant, Oldhill, Carluke and £1,380 gross for a 576kg (Sim x) from W. Hamilton & Sons, Crofthead, Stonehouse.

Heifers (74) averaged 220.2p to 259.2p per kg for a pen of 492kg (Lim x) from J. & J. Somerville, Westerhouse, Carluke and £1,480 gross for a 624kg (Lim x) from The Firm of Dunlop, Under Shieldhill, Carluke.

All classes of Store Cattle again met a firmer trade on the fortnight.

Leading Prices per head and per kg;

Bullocks;   

301-350kg Strawfrank £500, 162.3p

351-400kg Hills of Dalserf £880, 223.4p

401-450kg Oldhill £1,090, 259.5p

451-500kg Bogside £1,250, 258.3p

501-550kg Oldhill £1,330, 258.8p

551-600kg Crofthead £1,380, Under Shieldhill 241p

601-650kg Crofthead £1,380, 226.2p

Heifers;

301-350kg Craig Cottage £605, Whiteside 176.1p

351-400kg West Torphin £840, Skerrington Mains 218.8p

401-450kg Greenhill Lesmahagow £1,050, 233.3p

451-500kg Westerhouse £1,275, 259.2p

501-550kg Westerhouse £1,295, 251p

551-600kg Under Shieldhill £1,340, 228.7p

601-650kg Under Shieldhill £1,480, 237.2p