Mon 13 August [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 13 August

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 13th August

 

 

173 Cattle Sold 173

 

Comprising 34 Prime Bullocks, Heifers and Young Bulls, 94 Cast Cows & Bulls and 45 Calves. Heifers sold to 252p/Kg from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Young Bulls sold to 220p/Kg or £1623.60.

 

Other Leading Prices:

 


Hfr per Kilo

252p, 251p, 250p Brockwoodlees

244p Kepscaith

243p, 242p Heatheryhall

237p Moorfield

244p Auchenstarry

 

Hfr per Head

£1469, £1447 Brockwoodlees

£1455 Kepscaith

£1412 Moorfield

 

 

 


Blk per Kilo                                                                                         Blk per Head

230p Carskerdo                                                                                 £1265 Carskerdo

 

Young Bulls per Kilo                                                                       Young Bulls per Head

214p, 212p Newsteadings                                                            £1624 Mosside

220p Mosside                                                                                    £1412 Newsteadings

 

Also forward were 94 Cast Cows & Bulls. Limousin cow sold to £1195 or 174p/Kg from Messrs Graham, Greenshields Farm, Biggar.

 

Beef Cow per Head                                                                        Beef Cow per Kilo

£1195 Greenshields                                                                        174p Greenshields

£1175 Muirburn                                                                                161p Muirburn

£1065 Scotstounbank                                                                     161p Scotstounbank

£1090 Crosswoodhill                                                                       157p Crosswoodhill

£975 Thripland                                                                                   140p Thripland

 

Dairy Cow per Head                                                                       Dairy Cow per Kilo

£805 Harelaw                                                                                     114p Harelaw

£875 Marshill                                                                                      115p Marshill

£785 Couch                                                                                         112p Couch

£795 Branchalburn                                                                           108p Branchalburn

 

Cast Bulls

£1350 Cowgrove

 

 

Calves

Top price for the day was £450 achieved by a Sim x bull from Mollinhillhead Farm.

 

Top Beef Bull Calves                                                                      Top Heifer Calves

£400 Mollinhillhead                                                                         £405 Mollinhillhead

£340 Boghoudse                                                                               £270 Boghouse

£280 Northholm of Grange                                                          £170 West Newton

£280 West Newton

 

We sold 2868 Lambs and 1966 Cast Ewes through Lanark. The sale topped at £110 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm and James A Taylor, Skirling Craigs, and to 234p/Kg for Texels also from Collielaw Farm. Overall average 191p/Kg (SQQ 190p/Kg).

 

Lambs

A much larger show of lambs saw trade firmer on the week, especially for heavy weight lambs. Best quality was easily sold and short of requirements. Lightweight lambs wanted weekly.

 

Principle Price/Head

TEX - £110 Collielaw & Skirling Craigs, £107 Craighead, £105 Bengal, £103 Haspielaw, Carstairs Mains & Whiterigg.

BEL - £100 East Shawtonhill, £99 Townfoot & Calla, £94 Townfoot, £93 Carstairs Mains.

SUFF - £102 Kailzie Mains, £101 Carstairs Mains, £97.50 Carwood, £95 Cariber Mill, Fountainside & Dreva.

MULE - £86 Whinbush, £85 Nether Abington, £84 Highfield & Carbello, £80 Glendouran & West Millrig.

NCC - £92 & £90 & £89 Hallhill, £83 Burnbank.

 

Principle Price/Kg

TEX – 234p Collielaw, 225p Bengal, 223p Carstairs Mains, 222p Craighead, 218p Bengal.

BEL – 227p East Shawtonhill, 220p Townfoot & Calla & Boreland, 219p Ashcraig & Calton.

SUFF – 204p Kailzie Mains, 202p Dreva, 197p & 195p Cariber Mill.

MULE – 190p West Millrig, 183p Whinbush, 182p Scrogton.

NCC – 193p Hallhill, 188p Burnbank, 187p Hallhill.

 

Ewes

The largest show in many years saw almost 2000 ewes sell at record high rates with all classes in demand. Selling to a top of £150 for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, with Blackface to £78 from Messrs Laird, Carbello.

 

Principle Prices

TEX - £150 & £130 Collielaw, £142 East Shawtonhill, £140 & £134 Carlindean £135 Hallhill, £132 Carbello, £128 Boreland.

BEL - £112 Hill, £106 Carbello, £97 Richardton.

SUFF - £124 Coldwakening, £114 Carlindean , £112 Carwood, £100 Carlindean, £98 Kailzie Mains.

MULE - £90 Lochlyoch, £89 Auchenhard, £88 Carwood & Hardington Mains, £85 Calton.

BFL - £92 Kailzie Mains.

CHEV - £62 Blairston, £58 Bank & Easterhouse, £57 Bank & Belstane.

BF - £78 Carbello, £69 Lochlyoch, £65 Easter Dawyck, £60 Lochlyoch.

NCC - £110 Hallhill, £98 Carbello, £96 Legholmshiels, £80 Balleny, £80 Tippethill.

Rams

CHAR - £110 Hallhill.

BF - £70 Hallhill.