WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Mon 20 August
Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 20th August
110 Cattle Sold 110
Limousin Heifer sold to 260p/Kg from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead.
Heifer per Kilo
260p, 259p, 254p Brockwoodlees
258p, 254p Heatheryhall
Heifer per Head
£1545, £1530 Brockwoodlees
Bullock per Kilo
Bullock per Head
Young Bull per Kilo
Young Bull per Head
Cast cows sold £1115 from Messrs Wilkins, Wester Whitecastle Farm, Biggar.
Beef Cow per Kilo
151p Wester Whitecastle
145p The Law
Beef Cow per Head
£1115 Wester Whitecastle
£975 The Law
Dairy Cow per Kilo
Dairy Cow per Head
£1035, £965 Shotlinn
2758 Lambs and 717 Cast Ewes were sold.
The sale topped at £103 per head for Texels from Greenfield and to 213p/Kg for Texels from Collielaw. Overall average 174p/Kg (SQQ 174p/Kg)
A larger than expected show of lambs met a mixed trade with heavy lambs sought after, but lighter lambs proving harder to cash. Best quality still easily sold.
TEX - £103 Greenfield, £102 Rutherend & Cairnie, £100 Carran, Cambwell & Swaites, £96 Collielaw, £95 Kailzie Mains & Linnhead, £94 Collielaw, Burnhead & Millhill, £93 High Parks & Highfield, £90 Hallhill.
BEL - £98 & £91 Greenbank.
SUFF - £97 Grangehall, £94 Langshaw, £88 Kailzie Mains & Little Gala, £87 Carwood.
MULE - £78.50 Hartside, £75 Greenfield & Toxside, £74 Eastfield.
CHEV - £75.50 Sornfallow, £75 Newton of Wiston, £70 Castle Crawford.
TEX – 213p Collielaw, 211p Kailzie Mains, 210p Greenfield, 208p Collielaw, 206p High Parks, West Nerston & Collielaw.
BEL – 208p, 206p & 205p Greenbank.
SUFF – 195p Langshaw, 194p Grangehall, 183p Kailzie Mains.
MULE – 174p Hartside & Toxside.
A smaller show of ewes saw all classes easier on the week, with less demand as festival trade is 9over. Best quality ewes still in demand and flesh is wanted.
TEX - £144 Carlinside, £142 Mayfield, £140 Carlinside, £134 Mayfield, £130 Rusha.
SUFF - £122 & £92 Carwood, £80 Loanfoot.
MULE - £78 Grangehall, £77 Biggarshiels, £76 Grangehall & Mayfield, £75 Low Polquheys.
BFL - £100 Greenfield.
NCC - £88 & £75 Brockhouse.
CHEV - £66 Castle Crawford, £49 Boghouse.
BF - £56 Crosswoodhill, £54 Newton of Wiston, £52 Newtonhead.
SHET - £40 Bain Holding.