Tue 18 October [STORE CATTLE]

STORE CATTLE

Sale Date: Tue 18 October

The firm had forward 374 Store & Breeding Cattle at their sale on Tuesday 18th October. Blks sold to a top of £1,195 for an AAx from R & W Moffat, Bowridge, Carluke. Best priced Hfr was £1,080 for an AAx from H & J Brewster, The Thistle, Auchengray. Top Blks per kg was a pen of Sim x from DA & D Adkin & Sons, Auchrobert, Lesmahagow. Auchrobert also had the top price per kg for Hfrs with a prn of Sim x realising 235p per kg. With a plainer show on offer trade was easier with 152 Blks averaged 196.2p or £841.54, 147 Hfrs averaged 190.8p or £790.99, 65 Dairy Bred averaged 135.4p or £495.82.

Top Price blks – AA - £1,195, £1,060 Bowridge, £1,070, £1,050 West Blackmoss, £1,065 The Thistle. BB - £1,150 Low Knockrioch, £960, £890 Barr. Lim - £1,130, £1,065 Cornhill, £1,050 Lawriesmuir, £1,000 Tinto View, £990 Barr.  Here - £1,000, £925 Kilbank, £935, £930 Knowetop. Char - £1,050 The Law. Sim - £970, £950 Skerrington Mains, £820 Greenbank Farms.  Top Price Hfrs – AA - £1,080 The Thistle, £1,070 West Blackmoss, £1,000, £980 Bowridge. Lim - £1,065 West Blackmoss, £1,030 The Law, £1,025 Newtonhead, £1,000 Barr. Char - £1,040, £1,025 The Law, £985, £940 Newtonhead. BB - £950 Kilkivan, £900 Langholm. SH - £955 The Law. Here - £850 Knowetop. Hol Fries - £795 Langholm.

A small show of Breeding Cattle were easily cleared. Hfrs with calves at foot - £1,660, £1,380, £1,240 x2 High Machriemore, £1m040 West Drumlemble. In-calf Hfrs - £1,040 Greenbank Farms, £1,480 South Flakefield.

Store Lambs – A small show of Store Lambs maintained late rates selling to a top of £62.50 for Tex x from WJ McCornick, Gait Farm, Carluke. Tex - £62.50, £54 Gair, £47.50 Burnside. BF - £47. £39.50 Gair, £40, £37, £32.50 Stoneyhill. BF Riggs - £49 Stoneyhill. Chev - £48 Burnside.