Monday 3rd October
Sale Date: Mon 3 October
Lawrie & Symington Ltd, Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 3rd October, 2016
Prime and Cast Sheep New Season Lambs (2589) averaged 166.2p per kg and sold to 206.8p per kg for 44kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw and sold to £93 gross for 48kg Beltex from High Parks Farms, Hamilton. (119) Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) averaged 154.3per kg and sold to 192.3p per kg for a pen of Beltex from H & S Watson. CO, Laigh Tarbeg, Ochiltree. Tex - £63 High Carlincraig. Bel - £75 Laigh Tarbeg, £65 Normangill, £62 Kinnox.(1680) Standard Lambs (39.14-45kgs) averaged 168.5p per kg and sold to 206.8p per kg for a pen of Texel from R M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke Tex - £91, £90 Collielaw, £83.50 Little Kype, £82 West Mains. Bel - £90, £88.50 Heatheryhall, £87 Broomfield, £85 High Parks. Suf - £82 Birks, £75 Whinbush, £74.50 Herbertshaw. BF - £68 Whinbush. (758) Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) averaged 163.1p per kg – Top 196.7p for a pen of Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke. Tex - £90.50 Collielaw, £88.50 Broomfield, £86.50 Thinacre. Bel - £93 High Park, £88.350 Heatheryhall, £88.50 Nether Abington. Suf - £85.50 Heatheryhall, £84 Broomfield, £82 South Mains. Char - £80.50 South Mains. Mill Bleu - £86.50 High Parks. (32) Super Lambs (52.1kgs +) averaged 145.8p per kg – Top 170.8p for a pen of Texel from- R Parkin, Davisdykes, Newmains. Tex -£85.50 Cambwell, £85.50 Laigh Tarbeg. Bel - £90.50 Daviesdykes. Suf - £85.50 Stonehead. Cast Ewes –Tex- Walesley £138.50, Dillars £130.50, Hillridge £120.50, Thinacre £107.50. Suf – Hillridge £80.50. Greyface – Fallside £70.50, Burnetland £69.50. Blackface – Nether Abington £57.50, Crookboat £55.50. Chev – Dykehead £78.50, Hillhead £60.50. Rams – Blackface – Wolfcrooks £73.50. Chev – Hillend £100. Blueface – Burnton £119.50. Cher – Walesley £98.50
Prime Cattle – A top price of 247p per kg was realised for a 546kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie and was purchased by S Collins & Sons, Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers Cattle sold to average 239.2p per kg. Limousin Heifers – (Heavy) - Brockwoodlees 246p; Muirburn 240p; Heatheryhall 238p. Limousin Heifers - (Light) - Brockwoodlees 247p; Muirburn 239p; Heatheryhall 238p Auchenstarry 215p. British Blue – Brockwoodlees 246p; Muirburn 237p. Sim – Heatheryhall 236p. Fries Heifers – South Gilmerton 136p. Fries Bullocks – Over Kypeside 136.5p.
Cast Cows (100) – Sold to a top of £1265 or 142p for a Limousin Cow from Messrs Ballantyne, Highlawside Farm, Strathaven. Beef Cows per Head – Sal - £985 Scotstounbank. AA - £1095 Westpark; £865 Anston. Sim – £1105 Westpark; £1095 Broomhill. Lim - £1265 Highlawside. WSx - £865 Fountainside. Blue Grey - £715 Fountainside. Beef Cows per Kilo – Sal – 136p Scotstounbank. AA – 128p Westpark. Sim – 136p Westpark; 132p Broomhill. Lim – 142p Highlawside. Blue Grey – 119p Fountainside. Dairy Cows per Head – Hol - £775 Midhill; £755 East Brackenridge; £745 Couch. Fr - £805 Greentowers. Dairy Cows per Kilo – Hol – 107p Greentowners; 104p Couch. Fr – 106p Sandilands; 105p Midhill.
Dairy Cattle – The firm held their Annual Technicolour Show and Sale, with 12 forward. Many buyers went home with empty trailers. Winning the show was Letterkenny Shadow Roberta from Messrs J Hunter and Sons, with a tremendous depth of pedigree with 14gens VG/EX behind her, she sold for 1520gns to the Judge – Mr Euan Lawrie, Grangehall Farm. Topping the commercial trade at £1780, was a Heifer from Mr TL Trainer, Byretown. Overall, 12 Calved Heifers averages £1287.00 and 1 Bulling Heifer averaged £720.00. Other leading prices - £1659 West Tarbrax; £1300 Hawkland; £1280(x2) Byretown; £1180 Byretown; £1150 South Lanridge.
Calves – There was a smaller number of calves forward, selling very well and topping at £220 for a Brbx Calf and £140 for a Black and White Bull – both consigned from Woodhead Farm.