Mon 5 February [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 5 February

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 5th February

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 570kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by Hugh Black & Sons Butchers, Lanark/Carluke. Butchers cattle sold to average 238.2p per kg.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) – 216p Canderside. (Light) – 226p Canderside, 208p West Dykes. FRIES - 147.5p Hillhill.

 

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 244p Auchenstarry, 234p Canderside, 232p East Millrigg, 226p Howburn, 222p Under Shieldhill. (Light) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 246p Heatheryhall, 238p Howburn, 230p Under Shieldhill. BB – 247p Brockwoodlees, 244p Heatheryhall, 228p East Millrigg, 227p Auchenstarry, 207.5p Carlindean. CHAR – 224p Mackieshill.

 

Young Bulls - 202p Skirling Craigs.

 

We had forward 92 Cast Cows. Lim cows sold to £1355 or 180p from Messrs Walker, Netherurd Mains Farm, Blyth Bridge.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1305 Corramore, £1355 & £1065 Netherurd Mains, £1015 Hardgatehead, £1035 Crookboat, £1085 East Millrigg. BB - £1035 Biggarshiels Mains. AA - £1295 & £1205 Traquair Knowe.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 180p Corramore. BB – 134p Biggarshiels Mains. AA – 136p Traquair Knowe.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

HOL - £905 Greentowers, £895 Park, £965 Over Dalserf, £995 Quothquan Mill. FR - £955 Muldron, £875 South Gilmerton, £895 Mid Hartwood.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

HOL – 118p Greentowers, 119p Park, 120p Over Dalserf, 127p Quothquan Mill. FR – 128p Muldron, 122p South Gilmerton.

 

Cast Bulls

AA - £1270 Garvald Home.

 

Also forward were 30 calves at our fortnightly sale, topped by a superb BRBx bull from Lennox, Netherholm Farm, selling for £380.

 

Other Leading Prices

Bulls

£340, £325 & £310            AAx        Moatmains                                                         £190       MOx      Moatmains

£295                                       SMx       Silvermuir

£140 & £130                        HF           West Brackenridge

 

Heifers

£270 & £260                        AAx        Moatmains

£260                                       SMx       Silvermuir

£250                                       SMx       Heatheryhall

 

Next sale is on 12th February, and thereafter every fortnight. Please contact Peter Campbell for more information 07780 474095.

 

2353 Hoggets averaged 192p per kg and sold to 256p per kg for a 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, and to £107 for a 42kg Texel from the same vendor.

 

840 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 182p per kg – Top 237p per kg for a Suffolk x from MG Masterton, Burnetland.

TEX - £85.50 Threestanes, £84.50 Low Polquheys. BEL - £83.50 Birks. SUFF - £90 Burnetland. S.MULE - £76 West Mains. BF - £79.50 & £77.50 Dykehole.

 

1099 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 202p per kg – Top 256p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £102 East Cauldcoats, £101.50 Muirburn. BEL - £100.50 Muirburn, £99.50 Longford. SUFF - £90 Dykehole, £89.50 Netherurd. CHEV - £90.50 Bengal, £87.50 Boat. S.MULE - £87.50 Herbertshaw, £85.50 Burnetland. BF - £84 Netherhill, £83.50 Cloverhill, £82.50 Spango.

 

221 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 193p per kg – Top 256p per kg for a Texel from DW Johnstone, The

Blair.

TEX - £105 The Blair, £103 Bengal. BEL - £100 Bengal, £102 Muirburn. SUFF - £100 Herbertshaw, £97.50 High Crewburn. CHEV - £91.50 South Arnloss, £99.50 Bengal. S.MULE - £90.50 Cloverhill, £87.50 Gascoigne.

 

45 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 173p per kg – Top 188p per kg for a Texel from J W Brown, Herbertshaw.

TEX - £103 Bengal. SUFF - £100 Herbertshaw.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £155 & £137 Craighead, £125 High Crewburn, £104.50 Craighead. SUFF - £96.50 Auchtygemmell, £96.50 Netherurd, MULE - £88.50 Dykehead, £87.50 Lawriesmuir. BF - £65 Lawriesmuir, £61.50 Howes Way. CHEV - £74.50 & £67.50 Calla.

 

Cast Rams

TEX - £104.50 Craighead, £94.50 Greenbank. BF - £77.50 Posso, £65 Burnhead. CHEV - £67.50 Calla.