Mon 20 August [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

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

238p Girtridge

226p Burnhead

 

Heifer per Head

£1545, £1530 Brockwoodlees

£1545 Heatheryhall

£1342 Girtridge

 

Bullock per Kilo

233p Hill

220p Burnhead

 

Bullock per Head

£1290 Hill

 

Young Bull per Kilo

225p Brockwoodlees

208p Mackiesmill

 

Young Bull per Head

£1350 Mackiesmill

£1300 Brockwoodlees

 

Cast cows sold £1115 from Messrs Wilkins, Wester Whitecastle Farm, Biggar.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

151p Wester Whitecastle

149p Dykeneuk

145p The Law

145p Birkhill

137p Spango

 

 

 

 

Beef Cow per Head

£1115 Wester Whitecastle

£1055 Birkhill

£975 The Law

£935 Brownhill

£915 Spango

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

143p Midhill

117p Shotlinn

117p Dykeneuk

114p Roadhead

 

Dairy Cow per Head

£1035, £965 Shotlinn

£975 Midhill

£915 Dykeneuk

£865 Roadhead

 

Cast Bulls

£1130 Couch

£1090 Netherburn

 

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)

 

Lambs

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.

 

Principle Price/Head

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.

 

Principle Price/Kg

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.

 

 

 

Ewes

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.

 

Principle Prices

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.