Suckled Calf Report
Sale Date: Tue 14 October
Lanark Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 916 Suckled Calves. An amazing atmosphere from an absolutely packed ringside of buyers resulted in a fantastic days trading. The Pre Sale Show sponsored by Sure Calf and judged by Mr Jim Hunter, Hallrigg Farm, Tarbolton resulted in the Champion being a Brbx Bullock from T Laird and Son, Carbello Farm, Cumnock and the Reserve Champion going to a Limx Bullock from Glenrath Farms Ltd.
Bullocks (505) averaged 265.8p to 468p per kg for a pen of 282kg (Brbx) from T Laird & Son, Carbello Farm, Cumnock and £1520 gross for a pen of 352kg (CHx) from RC Woodburn & Son, Laidlawstiel Farm, Clovenfords.
Heifers (411) averaged 248.6p to 460p per kg for a pen of 278kg (CHx) from A Minto & Son, Townhead Farm, Dolphinton and £1300 gross for a pen of 412kg (Brbx) from Kelly Blackwood, Blackburn Farm, Crawfordjohn.
Leading Prices per head and per kg; Bullocks; 251-300kg Carbello 468p, £1320
301-350kg Townhead 359p, Lightshaw £1160
351-400kg Laidlawstiel 432p, £1520
401-450kg Nether Abington 276p, £1190
451-500kg Scrogton 253p, £1160, Allanton £1160, Carbello £1160
501-550kg Lochlyoch 294p, £1480
551-600kg Lochlyoch 218p, £1210
201-250kg Kingside 441p, Allanton £1000
251-300kg Townhead 460p, £1280
301-350kg Lightshaw 370p, £1220
351-400kg Carbello 298p, £1140
401-450kg Blackburn 316p, £1300
451-500kg Lightshaw 232p, £1080
501-550kg Thistle 212p, £1150
551-600kg Thistle 194p, £1140