Thu 3 October [Suckled Calf Show & Sale...]

Suckled Calf Show & Sale 1st Oct 2013

Sale Date: Thu 3 October

Suckled Calf Show & Sale 1st Oct 2013

Lanark, Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 2007 suckled calves..

Bullocks (1103) averaged 263.9p (+55.5p) to 345.6p per kg for a pen of 434kg (Lim x) from T. Laird & Son, Carbello/Sunnyside, Cumnock and £1,750 gross for a 670kg (Brb x) from Miss K. Blackwood, Nether Abington (Peebles YFC).

Heifers (904) averaged 233.3p (+37.1p) to 349.3p per kg for a pen of 544kg (Ch x) from H. Dunlop, Holehouse, Ochiltree and £1,900 gross for a 544kg (Ch x) from H. Dunlop, Holehouse, Ochiltree.

A tremendous show for quality met the dearest trade ever recorded at this centre and saw many quality lots realise in excess of £3 per kg. Overall average prices showed an increase of £185.88 or 45.7p per kg. At the show prior to the sale the judge Mr W. Braes, Burnshot, Linlithgow made the following awards

Miss Kelly Blackwood's Champion Calf a British Blue x Blk 'BLACKJACK' and Judge W. Braes, Burnshot, Linlithgow

PRIZE LIST – SHOW OF SUCKLED CALVES
CLASS 7 BEST FOUR BULLOCK CALVES
1 J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva £1,470, 264.3p
2 T. Laird & Sons, Sunnyside/Carbello £1,500, 345.6p
3 T. Laird & Sons, Sunnyside/Carbello £1,500, 334.8p
CLASS 8 BEST FOUR HEIFER CALVES
1 J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington £1,460, 294.3p
2 T. Laird & Sons, Sunnyside/Carbello £1,300, 303.7p
3 S. Whiteford, St Johns Kirk £1,180, 244.8p
CLASS 1 BEST CALF SIRED BY CHAR BULL
1 J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva £1,540, 280p
2 H. Dunlop, Holehouse £1,900, 349.2p
3 R. Orr, Lawhead, Tarbrax £1,340, 280.3p
CLASS 2 BEST CALF SIRED BY LIM BULL
1 T. Laird & Sons, Sunnyside/Carbello £1,500, 308.6p
2 J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva £1,480, 274p
3 G. Pate, Toxside (Peebles YFC) £1,600, 275.8p
CLASS 3 BEST CALF SIRED BY BRITISH BLUE BULL
1 Miss K. Blackwood, Nether Abington (Peebles YFC) £1,750, 261.1p
2 J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington £1,640, 259.4p
CLASS 5 BEST BULLOCK CALF
1 Miss K. Blackwood, Nether Abington (Peebles YFC) £1,750, 261.1p
2 J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva £1,540, 280p
3 T. Laird & Sons, Sunnyside/Carbello £1,500, 308.6p
CLASS 6 BEST HEIFER CALF
1 H. Dunlop, Holehouse £1,480, 313.5p
2 H. Dunlop, Holehouse £1,900, 349.2p
3 J. A. McGarva, Nether Abington £1,640, 259.4p
CHAMPION CALF:-
Miss K. Blackwood, Nether Abington (Peebles YFC) BRB X Blk ‘Blackjack’ (Champion at this years Peebles Show) which sold to £1,750 (261.1p) and was bought by the judge W. Braes, Burnshot, Linlithgow
RESERVE CHAMPION CALF:-
J. Warnock & Sons, Dreva CH X Blk sold to £1,540 (280p) and was purchased by G. Clark & Co., Wellheads, Livingstone.
Leading Prices per head and per kg;

Bullocks;

251-300kg Gardrum£660, 220p

301-350kg Woodlands £850, 242.9p

351-400kg Lupus £1,200, 303p

401-450kg Holehouse £1,500, 334.8p

451-500kg Holehouse £1,500, Dreva 321.1p

501-550kg Scrogton £1,520, Dreva 290.5p

551-600kg Scrogton £1,660, 278.5p

601-650kg Southmains (Peebles YFC) £1,520, 250.8p

651-700kg Toxside (Peebles YFC) £1,470, 218.1p

Heifers;

251-300kg Waterlands £550, 193.7p

301-350kg Hazelside/Newtonhead £780, 229.4p

351-400kg Carbello/Sunnyside £1,140, 322.9p

301-350kg Carbello/Sunnyside £1,440, 322.9p

451-500kg Allanton £1,460, 295.6p

501-550kg Allanton £1,460, Holehouse 278.9p

551-600kg St Johns Kirk £1,350, 244.6p

601-650kg Nether Abington £1,640, 259.5p