Tue 29 October [Store Cattle & Sheep ]

Store Cattle & Sheep

Sale Date: Tue 29 October

Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 403 store cattle.

 

Bullocks (237) averaged 227.5p to 429.8p per kg for a pen of 246kg (Lim x) from Firm of J. W. Gibb, Toftcombs, Biggar and £1,400 gross for a 604kg (Lim x) from J. R. Allison & Son, Over Quarter, Carluke.

 

Heifers (166) averaged 216.8p to 367.7p per kg for a pen of 272kg (Lim x) from Firm of J. W. Gibb, Toftcombs, Biggar and £1,300 gross for a 542kg (Lim x) from R. & J. Hamilton, Dillars, Lesmahagow.

 

All classes continue to meet recent high rates.

 

Leading Prices per head and per kg;

Bullocks;   

251-300kg Haininghead £640, 213.3p

301-350kg Whiteside £765, Drochil Castle 222.9p

351-400kg Carwood £970, 255.3p

401-450kg Letham £1,080, Dillars 267.3p

451-500kg Greenhill, Lesmahagow £1,190, 250p

501-550kg Barr £1,230, 245p

551-600kg Bowridge £1,350, Birkhill 240.9p

601-650kg Over Quarter £1,400, 231.8p

 

Heifers;

251-300kg Toftcombs £1,000, 367.7p

301-350kg Howford £775, Greenbank 232.9p

351-400kg Traquair Knowe £910, 237p

401-450kg Underlaw £1,030, 239.1p

451-500kg Corramore £1,185, 245.9p

501-550kg Dillars £1,300, 239.9p

551-600kg Westerhouse £1,270, 230.1p

 

852 Store & Breeding Sheep

Tex x Ewes - £88 & £80 Eastmains

Scotch Mule Ewes - £80 Eastmains

Scotch Mule Feeding Ewes - £51 Gair

Suff x Lambs - £64.50 Herbertshaw

Tex x Lambs - £67, £62 & £61.50 Greenhead, £62.50 Cleughhead, £68 & £61 Southmains

Scotch Mule Lambs - £68 Southmains

Blackface Lambs - £49 & £45 Shawhead, £42 Birthwood, £44 Southmains