Store Cattle & Sheep
Sale Date: Tue 14 January
Store Cattle & Sheep Report
Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 486 store cattle.
Bullocks (251) averaged 226.3p to 269.4p per kg for a pen of 360kg (Lim x) from D. Aitken, Parklea, Auchengray and £1,410 gross for a 636kg (Lim) from J. R. Graham & Partners, Greenshields, Biggar.
Heifers (235) averaged 213.6p to 248.1p per kg for a pen of 512kg (Lim) from J. R. Graham & Partners, Greenshields, Biggar and £1,270 gross for a 568kg (Lim) from D. & I. Hamilton, Tippethill, Whitburn and 512kg (Lim) J. R. Graham & Partners, Greenshields, Biggar.
A larger sale than the equivalent one last year led to a buoyant trade throughout where a lot more could have been sold to advantage.
Leading Prices per head and per kg;
251-300kg Gorgie City Farm £530, 193.4p
301-350kg Nether Abington £720, 233.8p
351-400kg Hardgatehead £1,050, Parklea 269.4p
401-450kg Lee Meadow £1,130, 252.2p
451-500kg Greenshields £1,230, Gilkerscleugh 264.3p
501-550kg Greenshields £1,280, 246.2p
551-600kg Greenshields £1,390, 245.6p
601-650kg Greenshields £1,410, 221.7p
651-700kg Couch (Hf) £1,050, 158.6p
251-300kg Gorgie City Farm £540, 201.5p
301-350kg Eastfield £670, 195.9p
351-400kg Boghouse £910, 227.5p
401-450kg The Law £1,010, Mossplatt 236p
451-500kg Greenshields £1,200, Lawhead, Tarbrax 247.9p
501-550kg Greenshields £1,270, 248.1p
551-600kg Tippethill £1,270, 223.6p
228 Store Sheep forward.
Tex Hgts - £73, £64, £59 Cleughhead
Cross Hgts - £58, £51 Cleughhead
Chev Hgts - £54 Shawhead
B. Face Hgts - £41 Hawkwood, £39 Shawhead