Tuesday 7th March
Sale Date: Tue 7 March
Store sale Tuesday 7th march The firm had forward 1387 cattle at their March show and sale of store cattle. A packed ring side ensured that all classes of cattle sold well. The sale championship kindly judged by Mr John Currie South Hook, Kilmaurs and was awarded to Messrs AC & S Comrie, Stonebyres, Kirkfieldbank Lanark. who had an outstanding British Blue Hfr scaling 424kg and selling for £1480 to the judge. The reserve champion was a British blue blk from Mr JA Mcgarva Nether Abington which weighed 518kg and sold for £1300 Other prize winners Single continental blks 1st nether Abington 2nd Sunnyside/Carbello 3rd Netherton Single Continental Heifers 1st Stonebyres 2nd Netherton 3rd Lee MeadowPen of 4 continental heifers 1st Holehouse, 2nd Sunnyside/CarbelloOverall – 792 Blks averaged 231.4ppkg or £966.49, 575 Hfrs averaged 225.7ppkg or £902, 20 Dairy Bred averaged 150.2ppkg or £620.The days top price of £1700 was paid for a outstanding Limousin heifer from Messer JR Graham & Partners, Greenshields. Elsrickle. Top Bullock £1300 for a British Blue from J & A Mcgarva, Nether Abington.Other top pricesPer head. BlksLimousin - £1280x2, £1250x2 Greenshields, £1250x2 Holehouse, £1190x2 Buteland, £1160, £1150 Hartside.Char - £1180 Dreva, £1150 Holehouse, £1140 Cloverhill, £1130 Darnhall, Dreva.Sim - £1030, £1180. £1110 Bogside, £1060 Underlaw, £1030 Lochlyoch, £1010 Ingraston.British Blue – £1300, £1190 Nether Abington, £1140 Netherton, £1140, £1110 South Flakefield.Aberdeen Angus - £1220 Newbigging Mill, £1120 Lochlyoch, £1060 Laigh Carnduff, £1000 Blackburn. Shorthorn - £990 Little Gala, £930 Darnhall, £910 Drochil Castle, £910 BlackhillDairy bred - £600, £650Per Kg– Lim – 278.4p, 268.4p Lochlyoch, 267.9p, 259p, 258.5p Greenshields, 267.5p Nisbet, 264.3p Holehouse, 261p Dreva.Char – 252p,255px2 Dreva, 250p,253p Dykehead, 250p Nisbet, 250p Greenfield.Sim – 236.2p Clydeside, 233p Hartfield, 229p Ingraston, 225p Laigh Carnduff.British Blue- 251p, 277p Nether Abington, 258p Holehouse, 252p Netherton.Aberdeen Angus – 251.4p Lochlyoch, 238.8p Spango, 233p Kneuocklaw, 230p Bordlands.Short – 226p Little Gala, 225p Knevocklaw, 220p Blackhill, 219p, 217p HaswellsykesDairy bred – 165p Langholm, 147p East Hyndshawland. HeifersPer head – Limousin - £1700, £1130, £1110, £1100 Greenshields, £1260, £1190, £1140 Holehouse, £1160 South Carnduff, £1140 Gillbank.Char - £1100 Holehouse, £1060, £1050 Crofthills, £1030 Darnhall, £1020 South Mains, Hillhead.Sim - £1170, £1100, £1020 Hartfield, £1040 Holehouse, £1280, £1180, £1130, £1120 Biggarshiels Mains..Aberdeen angus - £1050, £1040, £980 Knevocklaw, £940 Bordlands, £880 Cloverhill.Shorthorn - £860 Crofthills.Saler - £750 Darnhall.Per Kg Lim – 278p,270p 410p Greenshields, 276p Holehouse, 274p Hillend 265p, 259p LochlyochChar – 237p,278p Dykehead, 245p Laidlawsteil, 238p,244p Hillend, 241p Holehouse. Sim – 242p,217p,212p Hartfield, 232p Laigh Carnduff,229p Silvermuir.British blue – 349 Stonebyres, 276p Clydeside, 261p Holehouse, 241p Kingside Aberdeen Angus – 218p, 210p Spango, 205p Bordlands, 202p Knevocklaw.Saler- 200p Darnhall.