Tuesday 20th September
Sale Date: Tue 20 September
The firm had forward 480 store cattle and 75 Breeding Cattle at their sale at Lanark on Tuesday. A plainer show of cattle met a slightly cheaper trade but overall demand for all classes was still good. The top price of £1295 Paid for a Simmental X Blk from Messrs. C & G Lammie, Wellburn, Lesmahagow. Best Heifer was £1295 for a Limousin X from Messrs. Russell & Son, Bankhead, Carnwath. Top priced Bullock and heifers Per Kg Came from Messrs. G & A Bertram, Nisbet, Coulter by Biggar realizing 237p+ 230.6p respectively for Charolais Crosses
186 Blks Averaged £879 or 204.4p/kg
151 Hfs Averaged £847.10 or 198.2p/kg
133 Dairy Bred Averaged £656.02 or 145.6 p/kg
Other top prices
Blks – Char – £1095 Oldhill, £1090 Wellburn, £1050, £1000 Hillhead. Lim - £1155, £1100, £1140 Bankhead, £1025, £1125 Muldron. BB - £1090, £1040, £1000 Stonebyres. £960 West Tarbrax. Sim - £1170, £1090, £1080 Netherfauld house, £990 Skerrington Mains. AA - £1140 Skerrington Mains. £1100 Bagmoors, £1080, £1060, £1020 Lammerlaw. Fri - £920 Wellburn, £780, £840 Dykehead, £830, £825 Townend.
Hfrs – Char - £1065 Howes Lane, £950x2 Hillend, £900x3 Nisbet. Lim - £1185 Bankhead, £1070, £1130 Howes Lane, £1085 Goodockhill. BB - £1010 Mid Auchengray, £990 Longlea. Sim - £1180 Westmains, £910 Mid Auchengray, £840 Parkerston. AA - £1090, £1015, £930 Lammerlaw, £900 Greenbank Farms.
Blks – Char – 234p Nisbet, 215p East Hyndshaw, 215p Oldhill. Lim – 226p Parkerston, 225p West Carnduff, 223p Annsfield. BB – 230p Stonebyres, 224p, 212p Westtown, 208p Eastfield. Sim – 207p Skerrington Mains. 198p 190p Nether Fauldhouse AA – 218p, 217p Langholm, 216p Greenbank, 216p Ingraston. Fri – 142p, 152.4p East Field, 145p Langholm, 142p West Tarbrax.
Hfrs – Char – 230.6p Nisbet, 210p,208p Hillend. Lim – 211p, 224.4p Bankhead, 219p Howes Lane, 210p Hareshawhead. BB – 200p Annsfield, 197p Eastfield. Sim – 201p Dykehead, 198p Parkerston. AA – 213p, 203p, 202p Lammerlaw, 200p Ingraston, 198p Greenbank.
The firm aslo conducted a dispersal sale of breeding cattle from Mr D Aitken, Parklea, Auchengray. A Large crown was present and an excellent trade prevailed with a top price of £1980 for a Limousin X Heifer with a bull calf at foot.
Overall 41 Cows with calves Averaged £1244
10 in Calf heifers averaged £1137
Stock Charolais Bull (4 Years old) £2800
Other breeding cattle – Lim - £1720, £1700, £1600 Bordlands, £1080 West Yett. Hereford - £1080 Mid Tulloch. Shorthorn with calves - £1380 West Yett. In Calf Limousin Heifers - £1200, £1120 Greenbank Farms
576 Store lambs were forward and the sale was topped at £62 for a pen of Suffolk Lambs from Messrs. Patterson, The Dyke.
Leading Prcies SX - £62 Dyke, TEX - £60 Dyke, TexX - £50 East Mitchelton. BF - £48.50 Stoneyhill. BF Riggs - £42 Stoneyhill. BF - £40 Badengill