Mon 16 April [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 16 April

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 16th April 2018

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 584kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, and purchased by S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 243.3p per kg.

 

LIM Blk (Heavy) – 240p Bushelhead, 214p Aitkenhead. (Light) – 236p Bushelhead, 220p Burnhead. AA – 210p West Backs. BB – 214p West Backs. BGx – 210p West Backs.

 

LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 250p Calla, 247p Muirburn, 246p Heatheryhall, 236p Auchenstarry. (Light) – 252p Brockwoodlees, 249p Muirburn, 246p Heatheryhall, 244p Calla, 235p Hill, 228p Auchenstarry. BB – 250p Brockwoodlees, 249p Muirburn. FRIES – 146.5p South Gilmerton.

 

Young Bulls

SIM – 202p Over Hillhouse. FKV – 202p Harviestoun.

 

We had forward 72 Cast Cows & Bulls. Simmental cow sold to £1300 from Messrs Quigley, Harviestoun Farm, Gorebridge.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1125 Earnock Muir, £1185 Kilwhipnach, £1125 Harviestoun. SIM - £1105 Over Hillhouse, £1300 & £1225 Harviestoun. SHO - £1085 Heads Inn.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 155p Earnock Muir, 145p Harviestoun. SIM – 152p Over Hillhouse, 157p Harviestoun.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £825 Muldron, £865 Ladehead, £1035 Marshill. HOL - £805 Goslington, £875 Westtoun, £935 Loanfoot, £945 Craigends. MONT - £905 Nether Affleck.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 129p Muldron, 132p Ladehead, 127p Marshill. HOL – 125p Harviestoun, 125p Loanfoot. MONT – 123p Nether Affleck.

 

Bulls

AA - £1350 Marshill.

 

1522 Hoggs averaged 224p per kg and sold to 327p per kg for 42kg Beltex from Mr A Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, and to £138.50 for 45kg Beltex from T & J Clark, Wellhead Farm.

746 SQQ Hoggs up to 45.5kg averaged 231p per kg. A very mixed show of sheep forward but well fleshed, export type hoggs still sold in excess of 240p.

 

Light Lambs (25-32kg) av 173p per kg – Top 220p per kg for Texels from R Muirhead, Auldtoun Farm.

TEX - £70.50 Auldtoun, £65.50 Mosside (twice). CHAR - £63.50 Craigthorn. S.MULE - £59 Home Farm. BF - £63.50 Boylston (twice).

Medium Lambs (32.1-39kg) av 214p per kg – Top 296p per kg for Beltex from Mr A Leggate, Stramulloch Farm.

TEX - £109.50 Wellhead, £93.50 Boylston. BEL - £115.50 Stramulloch, £105.50 Wellhead, £96.50 High Parks. CHEV - £89.50 West Thomaston. S>MULE - £85.50 West Thomaston, £86.50 Stramulloch. BF - £84.50 Boat, £80.50 Heatheryhall.

 

Standard Lambs (39.1-45kg) av 236p per kg – Top 327p per kg for Beltex from T & J Clark, Wellhead Farm.

TEX - £137.50 Wellhead, £135.50 Tippethill. BEL - £138.50 Wellhead (twice), £137.50 Heatheryhall, £133 Ingraston. SUFF - £107.50 Howburn House, £107.50 Kettlehill. CHEV - £123 Kettlehill, £111.50 Wellhead. S.MULE - £89.50 Woodhouse, £86.50 Stramulloch. BF - £98.50 & £91.50 Grangehall.

 

Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kg) av 222p per kg – Top 255p per kg for Texels from J & R Shanks, West Glespin Farm.

TEX - £127.50 West Glespin, £120 Dykehead. BEL - £117.50 Bowridge, £117.50 West Glespin. SUFF - £115.50 & £114.50 Kettlehill. CHEV - £107.50 Wellhead. BF - £105 Heatheryhall.

 

Super Lambs (52.1+kg) av 171p per kg – Top 213p per kg for Texels from R F Watt, West Nerston Farm.

TEX - £120.50 Strawfrank, £120 West Nerston. BEL - £115.50 West Nerston. BF - £103.50 Troloss.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £168.50 Craighead, £115.50 Easterseat, £148.50 Midlock, £144.50 Daviesdyke. SUFF - £120.50 Cowgrove. MULE - £115.50 Netherton, £97.50 Newton of Wiston. BF - £78.50 Fallburns, £72.50 Greenfield.

 

Cast Rams

BF - £87.50 Fallburns, £85.50 Parkhall. CHEV - £112.50 West Nerston.