WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Mon 28 May
Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 28th May
A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 516kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 245.2p.
LIM Blk (Heavy) – 227.5p Under Shieldhill, 220p Bushelhead. (Light) – 232p Under Shieldhill, 230p Low Holehouse, 221.5p Mid Buiston. BB – 236p Low Holehouse. BAx – 222p Low Holehouse. FRIES – 164.5p West Backs.
LIM Hfrs (Heavy) – 253p Brockwoodlees, 240p Heatheryhall, 238p Auchenstarry, 224p Bushelhead. (Light) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 252p Kepscaith, 244p Low Holehouse, 242p Heatheryhall. SIM – 212p Gartvaigh. BB – 247p Brockwoodlees, 206p Newlands.
LIM – 216p Southmains. BSH – 176p Stobilee.
We had forward 127 Cast Cows & Bulls. Limousin cow sold to £1475 from Nether Abington Farm, Abington. Holstein cow sold to £1075 from Shotlinn Fam, Strathaven.
Beef Cow per Head
LIM - £1415 Mid Buiston, £1155 Gillandersland, £1145 Little Kype, £1475 Nether Abington, £1135 Kepscaith. BB - £1005 Crosswoodhill. AA - £1115 Cambwell, £1095 Greenfields.
Beef Cow per Kilo
LIM – 164p Little Kype, 161p Gillandersland, 192p & 182p Nether Abington. BB – 135p Crosswoodhill. AA – 144p Cambwell.
Dairy Cow per Head
HOL - £1075 Shotlinn, £865 Westtown, £965 Carlindean. AYR - £895 & £875 Newlands, £865 Swaites, £1075 Craigends. MONT - £1075 Cobblehaugh.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
HOL – 132p Shotlinn. AYR – 152p Newlands, 121p Swaites.
SA - £1450 Scotstounbank. SIM - £1630 Westmains.
101 New Season Lambs averaged 254p per kg and sold to 302p per kg for 43kg Texels from W Dow, Dovecot Farm, and to £130.50 gross for 44kg Texels from G Jackson, Boat Farm.
902 Hoggets averaged 190p per kg and sold to 254p per kg for 43kg Texels from T & J Clark, Wellhead Farm, and to £109 for the same sheep.
344 SQQ Hoggets up to 45.5kg averaged 201p per kg.
Lbs Top Prices
TEX - £130 Cambwell, £130 Hill, £130 Dovecot, £126.50 Balgreen. SX - £119.50 Kailzie Mains, £117.50 West Shawtonhill.
81 Light Lambs (25-32kg) av 150p per kg – Top 167p per kg for Blackface from Mr Templeton, Barglachan.
TEX - £50.50 Stoneyhill. CHEV - £41.50 Stoneyhill. BF - £53.50 Barglachan, £48.50 Deanston Farming Partnership.
323 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kg) av 182p per kg – Top 214p per kg for Beltex from R Leggate, Silverrig Farm.
TEX - £79.50 Silverrig, £71.50 Greenbank. BEL - £75.50 Netherhall. CHEV - £79.50 Horseclose, £74.50 Netherhall. BF - £70.50 Middlepart, £70.50 Netherhall.
370 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kg) av 199p per kg – Top 254p per kg for Texels from T & J Clark, Wellhead Farm.
TEX - £109.50 Wellhead. BEL - £94.50 Tippethill, £94.50 & £93.50 Silverrig. SUFF - £90 Powflatts. CHEV - £95.50 Tippethill. S.MULE - £90 Powflatts, £89.50 (twice) Tippethill. BF - £89.50 Wellhead.
102 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kg) av 193p per kg – Top 212p per kg for Texels from R Leggate, Silverrig.
TEX - £105 Ingraston, £97.50 Silverrig. BEL - £104.50 Silverrig. SUFF - £95.50 Wellhead. CHEV - £95.50 Tippethill. S.MULE - £91.50 Boat. BF - £93.50 Lonsdale, £91.50 Horseclose.
TEX - £120.50 & £114.50 Lesserlinn, £112.50 Dykehole, £109.50 Silverrig. SUFF - £108.50 Toftcombs, £99.50 Muirhouse. MULE - £85.50 Silverrig, £83.50 Wester Moffat. BF - £72.50 South Stanes, £71.50 Haystoun. CHEV - £87.50 Blackhill, £67.50 Boag.