Mon 26 February [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 26 February

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Monday 26th February

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 508kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, and purchased by S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 238.6p per kg.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) – 232p Hill, 226p Kepscaith, 214p Kittymuirhill. (Light) – 230p Birkhill. CHA – 196p Silverrigg. SIM – 228p Castlehill. BB – 222p East Millrigg. FRIES – 139.5p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 244p Mid Shawtonhill, 242p Calla, 240p Collielaw, 238p Auchenstarry, 200p Bushelhead. (Light) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 238p Calla, 236p Auchenstarry, 234p Castlehill, 230p East Millrigg, 228p Birkhill. BB – 252p Brockwoodlees, 243p East Millrigg. CHA – 228p Silverrigg.

 

Young Bulls – SIM 216p Castlehill, 206p Skirling Craigs. BB – 202p Harviestoun. HER – 192p Quothquan Mill.

 

We also had forward 84 Cast Cows & Bulls. BA cow sold to £1555 from Messrs Taylor, Skirling Craig Farm, Skirling or to 205p per kilo from Messrs Wight & Son, Midlock Farm, Crawford.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1195 Midlock, £1095 Highlawside, £1055 Craighead, £1025 Hill. AA - £1095 Huntlyhill, £1155 South Flakefield. CHA - £1475 Midlock, £1065 Westerhouse. BA - £1155 Little Galla, £1555 Skirling Craig. SIM - £1195 Newsteadings. BB - £1435 Stonebyres Mains.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 151p Hill. AA – 157p Huntlyhill, 145p South Flakefield. CHA – 205p Midlock, 142p Westerhouse. BB – 183p Stonebyres Mains.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £985 Harviestoun. HOL - £975 Park, £915 Newhouse, £975 Netherholm, £1015 Couch. AYR - £775 Swaites.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 138p Loanfoot, 137p Harviestoun. HOL – 126p Park, 124p Newhouse. AYR – 137p Langside.

 

A fantastic entry of 62 calves were forward for the fortnightly sale with a full ringside of buyers present. Top price for the day was achieved by a Shorthorn Bull from Simpson, Langlees Farm, Biggar, at £440.

 

Bulls

£425, £410 (twice) BSH Langlees, £320, £310, £300 BSH    Swaites, £405, £330 HEx Byretown, £335, £315 AAx Moatmains, £320 BRBx Hillhead, £310, £295 BRBx Swaites, £215, £210 CHx Woodhead, £205 SMx Boghouse.

 

 

Heifers

£410, £400, £365 SMx Byretown, £390 BRBx Byretown, £310 BRBx Grangehall, £315, £310, £305 AAx Moatmains, £260, £250, £245 CHx Woodhead.

 

Black & Whites

£150 HF Grangehall, £62, £48 HF Longlea, £55 HF Hillhead, £48 (twice) HF Over Dalserf.

 

Next sale is on Monday 12th March, for further information please contact Peter Campbell 07780 474095.

 

2485 Hoggets averaged 207.3p per kg and sold to 279p per kg for a 39kg Beltex from R & B Dickie, Spango, and to £132.50 for a 54kg Texel from JB Pate, Toxside.

 

67 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 160p per kg – Top 188p per kg for a Texel from J Black, Drochil Castle.

TEX - £58.50 Drochil Castle. SUFF - £55.50 Gillbank. CHEV - £55 Townfoot. S.MULE - £55.50 Gillbank.

 

760 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 200p per kg – Top 279p per kg for a Beltex from R & B Dickie, Spango.

TEX - £109 Spango, £90 Cumberhead, £89.50 Haggs. BEL - £91.50 Spango, £87.50 Easter Clevage. SUFF - £80 Loanfoot. CHEV - £77.50 Glendouran, £76.50 Swaites. CHAR - £83.50 Altarstone. S.MULE - £73.50 Cardon. BF - £77.50 Boylston, £77.50 Walston Mill.

 

1205 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 214p per kg – Top 277p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £119, £115 & £114 Collielaw. BEL - £104 Balleny, £102 Easter Clevage, £101 Hill.

SUFF - £97.50 Hillend, £94.50 Allanton. CHEV - £95.50 Bengal, £94.50 Greentowers. S>MULE - £85.50 Dundas, £85.50 Cauldcoats. BF - £95.50 & £90.50 Heatheryhall, £84.50 Drochil Castle.

 

362 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 205p per kg – Top 245p per kg for a Texel from J Black, Drochil Castle.

TEX - £115.50 & £111.50 Muirburn, £115.50 Drochil Castle. BEL - £109.50 Arnloss, £107.50 Toxside, £106 Bengal. SUFF - £109.50 Kettlehill. CHEV - £107.50 & £104.50 Arnloss, £95.50 Castle Crawford. S.MULE - £96.50 Newhouse, £94.50 Logan. BF - £97.50 Logan, £95.50 Heatheryhall.

 

92 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 182p per kg – Top 245p per kg for a Texel from JB Pate, Toxside.

TEX - £132.50 Toxside, £112.50 Chesterhall Parks. BEL - £109.50 Highfield, £107 Toxside. SUFF - £107.50 Toxside. CHEV - £107.50 Arnloss.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £152.50 & £139 Silvermuir, £144.50 & £136.50 Oldhill. SUFF - £109.50 & £108.50 Toxside. S.MULE - £82.50 Cowford, £80.50 West Torphin. BF - £68.50 Toxside, £64.50 Gosland. CHEV - £84.50 Sornfallow, £74.50 Little Gala. CHAR - £115.50 Normangill.

 

Cast Rams

TEX - £130.50 Silvermuir. BF - £86.50 Oldhill. CHEV - £88.50 Drochil Castle.