Mon 12 February [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 12 February

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 12th February

 

A top price of 255p per kg was realised for a 586kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, purchased by J & H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 235.5p per kg.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) -236p Buteland, 228p West Dykes, 220p Bushelhead. (Light) – 232p Buteland, 220p West Dykes.

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 255p Brockwoodlees, 248p Heatheryhall, 242p Buteland, 238p Bushelhead, 231p Auchenstarry, 220p Under Shieldhill, 220p East Millrigg. (Light) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 243p Heatheryhall, 236p Auchenstarry, 208p Under Shieldhill. BB – 245p Brockwoodlees, 230p East Millrigg. FR – 130p Westtown.

 

Young Bulls

SIM – 206p Skirling Craigs.

 

We also had forward 78 Cast Cows & Bulls. Beef Cows averaged 134.5p per kg, Dairy Cows averaged 117.2p per kg.

 

Beef Cow per Head

£1365 Buteland, £1325 Thripland, £1265 Stramulloch, £1225 Knockenjig, £1215 Goodockhill, £1065 Hole of Kilncadzow.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

176.6p Buteland, 158.5p Thripland, 156.5p Westpark, 153.9p Hole of Kilncadzow, 152p Stramulloch, 150.9p Knockenjig, 150.7p Goodockhill.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

£1125 Greentowers, £1005 Marshill, £945 Sandilands, £925 South Gilmourton, £895 Harelaw.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

138.1p Harelaw, 132.7p Greentowers, 128.1p South Gilmourton, 128.1p Sandilands.

 

5 Calves topped at £305 for a BBx from Boghouse Farm. Other top prices include £300 (Twice) and £280 for BBx from the same home. Next sale is 26.02.18, contact Peter Campbell for more information on 07780 474095.

 

1766 Hoggs averaged 207.4p per kg and sold to 268p per kg for 43kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, and to £118.50 for a 60kg Texel from W & J Boyd, Overburns Farm.

 

392 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 202p per kg – Top 229.5p per kg for a Texel from Carlinside Farms.

TEX - £89.50 Carlinside, £89 Ingraston, £86.50 Biggarshiels. BEL - £84 Chesterhall Parks, £86.50 Biggarshiels. CHAR - £87.50 Chesterhall Parks. BF - £80 Heatheryhall, £78.50 Wellheads, £78.50 Spango.

 

1004 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 212.4p per kg – Top 268p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw. TEX - £115.50 Bengal, £115.50 & £113.50 Collielaw. BEL - £105.50 Auchenstarry, £103.50 Muirburn, £103.50 Collielaw. SUFF - £94.50 Wellhead, £93.50 Grangehall. CHEV - £93.50 & £92.50 Bengal. S.MULE - £93.50 Heatheryhall. BF - £92.50 Netherhill, £89 Heatheryhall.

 

181 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 203p per kg – Top 226p per kg for a Texel from A Allison, Muirburn Farm.

TEX - £110.50 Muirburn, £109.50 & £108.50 Wellhead. BEL - £107.50 Auchenstarry, £106.50 Wellhead. SUFF - £109.50 Wellhead. CHEV - £93.50 & £92.50 Bengal. S.MULE - £98.50 & £96.50 Langholm, £93.50 Heatheryhall.

 

30 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 170p per kg – Top 197p per kg for a Texel from T & J Clark, Wellhead.

TEX - £118.50 Overburns, £106.50 Wellhead. BEL - £100 Wellhead. SUFF - £102.50 Dreva, £101.50 Wellhead. S.MULE - £98.50 Langholm.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £148.50 Swaites Carlinside, £147.50 Greenbank, £136.50 Carlinside. SUFF - £95.50 & £83.50 Cauldcoats. MULE - £86.50 Southmains, £85.50 Biggarshiels. BF - £72.50 East Merkland, £67.50 Dreva. CHEV - £76.50 Thornyhills, £60 Hillhead.

 

Cast Rams

TEX - £111.50 Chesterhall Parks, £103.50 Howes Way. BF - £78.50 Dreva.