Mon 5 March [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 5 March

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 5th March

 

A top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 552kg Charolais Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, and purchased by W W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock. Butchers cattle sold to average 245.1p.

 

Lim BLKS (Heavy) – 242p Bushelhead. (Light) – 247p Collielaw. BB – 222p East Millrig.

 

Lim HFR (Heavy) – 253p Brockwoodlees, 250p Straven House, 247p Collielaw, 246p Auchenstarry. (Light) – 252p Brockwoodlees, 251p Straven House. BB – 245p Auchenstarry, 238p Nether Abington, 234p East Millrig. CHAR – 253p Brockwoodlees.

 

Young Bulls

LIM – 219.5p Kepscaith.

 

We also had forward 81 Cast Cows & Bulls. Char cow sold to a top of £1720 from Messrs Wight & Son, Midlock Farm, Crawford.

 

Beef Cow per Head

CHAR - £1720 Midlock. BB - £1435 Skirling Craigs. SIM - £1195 Skirling Craigs. LIM - £1345 Greenbank.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

CHAR – 165p Midlock. BB – 165p Skirling Craigs. SIM – 138p Skirling Craigs. LIM – 176p Greenbank.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

HOL - £1085 Blyth, £1055 & £935 Greentowers. FR - £875 Forrest, £1055 Boghall. MONT - £985 Moatmains. MRI - £925 Moatmains.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

HOL – 127p Greentowers. FR – 125p Forrest. MONT – 165p Moatmains. MRI – 136p Moatmains.

 

Cast Bulls

£1250 Forrest

 

2531 Hoggs averaged 226.1p per kg and sold to 286p per kg for a 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, and to £120.50 for a 42kg Texel from the same home.

 

104 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 202p per kg – Top 214p per kg for a Blackface from D Robertson, Craigdarroch.

TEX - £61.50 Nicholas Rd. S.MULE - £65.50 Dykehead. BF - £68.50 Craigdarroch.

 

1246 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 215p per kg – Top 251p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £95.50 Collielaw, £94.50 Newmills, £91.50 Allanton. BEL - £93.50 Tulloch, £91.50 Allanton, £91.50 Newmill. SUFF - £92.50 East Crookedstone. CHEV - £88.50 Logan, £83.50 Laigh Alticane. BF - £90 & £89.50 Heatheryhall.

 

889 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 236p per kg – Top 286p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £120.50 Collielaw (twice), £117.50 Collielaw, £115.50 Balleny. BEL - £118.50 & £117.50 Heatheryhall, £115.50 Gillandersland. SUFF - £104.50 Netherurd, £102.50 Balleny, £100.50 Netherurd. CHEV - £110.50 Balleny, £104.50 Cauldcoats, £104.50 Greentowers. S.MULE - £105.50 Lee Meadow, £98.50 Netherurd. BF - £100 Auldhouseburn, £98.50 Netherhill, £93.50 Heatheryhall.

 

265 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 223p per kg – Top 250p per kg for a Beltex from Ferguson Bros, Gilandersland.

TEX - £118.50 Allanton, £116.50 Gillandersland, £114.50 Balleny. BEL - £118.50 & £117.50 Gillandersland. SUFF - £113.50 Gillandersland. CHEV - £114.50 Balleny. S.MULE - £107.50 Logan, £105 Netherhill, £100 St Johns Kirk.

 

28 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 191p per kg – Top 217p per kg for a Beltex from Ferguson Bros, Gillandersland.

TEX - £115.50 Woodhouse, £112.50 Logan. BEL - £115.50 Gillandersland. S.MULE - £100 Woodhouse. BF - £97.50 & £90 Cloverhill.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £140.50 Lee Meadow, £135.50 Collielaw, £118.50 Newton Mearns, £118.50 Rutherend. SUFF - £101.50 Rutherend. S.MULE - £91.50 Rutherend, £89.50 Hartwood. BF - £69.50 Skirling Craigs, £52.50 Dykehead. CHEV - £98.50 Balleny.