Tuesday 31st May
Sale Date: Tue 31 May
The firm had forward 342 store and breeding cattle at their sale at Lanark on Tuesday. A large crowd assembled and trade was brisk for all classes of stock. The bullocks were topped at £1170for a shorthorn Blk from J Gilbert & Sons, Shaws by Lanark. Top price per kg was 280.1pp/kg for a Limousin crosses from JN GN & H Wilkins, Wester Whitecastle by Biggar. Highest price heifer was £1240 for a Limousin X from T Watson, Burnbrae, Strathaven. Best Per Kg was 253pp/kg for a Limousin X from WJ McCormick, Gair, Carluke. Overall – 159 Blks averaged £830.99 or 218pp/kg, 138 Hfrs Av £788.36 or 214pp/kg 9 Dairy bred averaged £577.78 or 133pp/kg.
Other top prices;-
Blks per head – Lim - £1110 Westerhouse, £1100 Millmoor, £1070 Mossend.
Char - £1130 Watermeetings, £1090, £960 Mossend, £960x2 Hillend
Sim - £940 Raws, £920 Lawriesmuir.
BB - £1120 Netherton
AA - £990 Lonsdale, £990, £940, £930 Mossend, £930 Haywoodhead
Shor - £1170, £1100, £1090 Shaws, £820 Whiteside.
Hfrs Per head – Lim - £1240 Burnbrae, £1080 Westerhouse, £1060, £1050 Netherurd Mains.
Char - £930, £950 Netherurd Mains, £900 Haywoodhead, £850 Auldton.
Sim - £860 Raws
BB - £1200 Netherton, £980, £950, £940 Lesserlinn
AA - £760 East Hyndshaw, £690 Wester Whitecastle.
Sho - £800 Wester Whitecastle
Hol - £600, £550 Burnhead
Blks per Kg Lim – 280.1p, 266p Wester Whitecastle, 250p Back Hereshaw, 245p Lesserlinn & Walston Mill Char – 254p Hillend, 251.4p Lesserlinn, 250p Haywoodhead & Wester Whitecastle
Sim – 258.1p Boghouse, 227.1p Raws
BB – 230p Netherton
AA – 239p Bagmoors, 237p Haywoodhead, 237p Wester Whitecastle
Shor – 241p Wester Whitecastle, 233p Whiteside
Hfrs Per Kg Lim – 253p Gair, 244p, 232p Mayfield, 232.3 Walston Mill
Char – 242p Haywoodhead, 231p Netherurd Mains, 221p Hillend
BB – 237p Netherton, 227p, 223p Lesserlinn
Breeding cattle – a small show of breading cattle was on offer and with bidding keen more could have been sold to advantage. Top prices – Limousins breeding bulls - £3000, £2500, £2300 Normande Limousins. Charolais Breeding bulls - £1700 (5yo) Braidwood. Angus Breeding bulls - £1380 Hillhead. Shorthorn x luing bull - £1200 Hundleshope.
Bulling heifers - AA X Lim - £1300 Viewfield, Auchengray. AA x Fries - £1070 Eastfield, Coulter. Lim - £1170 Hillend. Lim Hfrs with calves - £1750, £1600, £1550 Netherton, £1850 Eastfield. Simmental cows with calves - £1380x2, £1280 Braidwood, £1780 Wester Whitecastle. Angus cows with calves - £1650 Wester Whitecastle. Store sheep – 269 Ewes and hogget’s with lambs at foot were sold on Tuesday. The sale was topped at £85 per life for a pen of Suffolk X Hogg’s with a single Beltex lamb or £170 Twice for Texel Gimmers with Lambs at foot, Both from M/s T Laird Carbello. Leading Prices -
Ewes with Twins – Suf £170 Carbello, SX - £168 Carbello. Tex - £157 Carbello. SM - £140 Rigg. Chev - £148 Whinpark.
Ewes with Singles – tex - £125 Cabello. Sm - £126 Rigg. BF- £98 Skirling Mains.
Hogg’s with Lambs - Suf - £170 Carbello SM - £148 Barbroughmill,£148 Carbello.