Mon 29 January [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 29 January

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 29th January

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 578kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 241.7p.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) – 209.5p Westtown. (Light) – 238p Under Shieldhill, 229p Kepscaith, 206p West Dykes. SIM – 193.5p East Merkland. FRIES – 149.5p Millhill, 130p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 250p Heatheryhall, 231p Auchenstarry, 231p Under Shieldhill, 230p Howburn, 204.5p Strawfrank. (Light) – 253p Brockwoodlees, 253p Heatheryhall, 236p Howburn, 236p Kepscaith, 230p Auchenstarry, 210p West Dykes. BB – 250p Brockwoodlees. FRIES – 131.5p South Gilmerton, 125.5p Broadfield.

 

We had forward 80 Cast Cows & Bulls. Lim cow sold to £1295 from Messrs Campbell, Strawfrank Farm, Carstairs.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1295 Strawfrank. SIM - £1205, £1045 & £1025 Meadowflatt. BB - £1035 Flakefield. LUI - £1115 Easter Sills.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 170p Strawfrank. SIM – 165p & 140p Meadowflatt. BB – 150p Flakefield.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £1025 Broadfield, £865 South Gilmerton, £1045 Blackbog. HOL - £1065 Greentowers, £995 Sherriflatts. MONT - £905 Nether Affleck. AYR - £825Craigends, £785 Newlands.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 127p Broadfield, 130p South Gilmerton, 124p Blackbog. HOL – 128p Greentowers, 125p Sherriflatts. AYR – 110p Craigends, 109p Newlands.

 

Cast Bulls

£1290 Drochil Castle.

 

1737 Hoggets averaged 195.7p per kg and sold to 246.4p per kg for 42kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm and to £109.50 for 45kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

 

524 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 186.9p per kg – Top 225.6p per kg for a Texel from J Frame & Co, Birks Farm.

TEX - £88 Birks, £80 Burnhead, £78.50 Newton of Wiston. BEL - £86 Haswellsykes, £83 Bowridge, £82.50 Eastfield, £82 Ingraston. SUFF - £79 Southmains. CHEV - £78.50 Bordlands, £76 Galalaw. S.MULE - £71 Newton. BF - £74 Spango, £72 Netherhill.

 

832 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 203.6p per kg – Top 246.4p per kg for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

TEX - £109.50 Collielaw, £97.50 & £96.50 Muirburn, £96.50 Longford, £95.50 West Glespin.BEL - £103.50 Collielaw, £97 Nether Skellyhill, £94.50 Mid Shawtonhill. SUFF - £91.50 Toxside, £90 Hillend, £90 Blairston Mains. CHEV - £87.50 Laigh Alticane. CHAR - £92 Candermains. S.MULE - £80.50 Ingraston, £78 Spango. BF - £78.50 Boat, £77 Cloverhill.

 

353 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs av 190.6p per kg – Top 222.3p per kg for a Texel from T W Sanderson, Biggarshiels Mains Farm.

TEX - £105 Collielaw, £104.50 Biggarshiels, £100 Tinto View. BEL - £99.50 & £98.50 Muirburn, £98 Longford. SUFF - £96 Southmains, £95.50 Birks, £94.50 Cairnie. S.MULE - £89.50 Skirling Craigs, £84.50 Boyleston.

 

29 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 162.2p per kg – Top 194.4p per kg for a Beltex from J Goudie, Blairston Mains.

TEX - £103.50 Mayfield, £97.50 Little Kype, £95.50 Little Gala. BEL - £105 Blairston Mains. SUFF - £95.50 Laigh Carnduff, £94.50 Southmains. BF - £89 Toxside, £85.50 & £84 Gosland.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £148.50 Hartside, £138.50 Longford, £135.50 Boghouse, £134.50 Mayfield. SUFF - £114.50 Haughhead, £107.50 Netherholm. SX - £88.50 Howburn, £85.50 Hattonknowe. BEL - £92.50 Westmains, £87.50 Felton. BF - £64.50 Ingraston, £58.50 Wellhead. CHEV - £79.50 Melrose Place, £78.50 Waterloo.

 

Cast Tups

BF - £71.50 Crosswoodhill. TEX - £120.50 Mayfield. BFL - £114.50 Halmyre, £104.50 Skirling Craigs.