Tue 11 February [Store Cattle]

Store Cattle

Sale Date: Tue 11 February

Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 418 store cattle.

Bullocks (211) averaged 222.8p to 272p per kg for a pen of 324kg (Brb x) from J. & A. Hutchison, Roberton Mains, Dolphinton and £1,275 gross for a 568kg (Lim) from Ian Tennant, Oldhill Farm, Carluke.

Heifers (162) averaged 211.4p to 266.4p per kg for a pen of 244kg (Brb x) from J. & A. Hutchison, Roberton Mains, Dolphinton and £1,250 gross for a 568kg (Lim) from The Firm of Dunlop, Undershieldhill, Carluke.

Dairy Bred blks (45) averaged 162.4p to 188.7p for a pen of 424kg (Mox) from J. Wood, Gowmacmorran, Forth and £995 gross for a pen of 614kg (Hf) from W. Coulter, East Hyndshawland, Elsrickle.

Quality cattle sold very well again as did good grazing cattle where more could have been sold to advantage.

Leading Prices per head and per kg;

Bullocks;   

251-300kg Roberton Mains 257.4p, £695

301-350kg Roberton Mains 272p, £880

351-400kg Little Kype 255.6p, Haswellsykes £950

401-450kg Scrogton 237.9p, Haswellsykes £1,010

451-500kg East Shawtonhill 255.3p, £1,210

501-550kg West Blackmoss 219p, Lammerlaw £1,160

551-600kg Oldhill 224.5p, £1,275

Heifers;

201-250kg Roberton Mains 266.4p, £650

251-300kg Venlaw 212.5p, £595

301-350kg Venlaw 217.8p, £745

351-400kg Walkerdyke 264p, £940, Scrogton £940

401-450kg East Shawtonhill 238.1p, £1,000

451-500kg Walkerdyke 241.6p, £1,150

501-550kg The Law 218.2p, £1,165

551-600kg Under Shieldhill 222.8p, £1,250

Bulls:

200-250kg Barsalloch 203.5p, £550