WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Mon 3 September
Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 3rd September
140 Cattle Sold
Comprising 40 Bullocks & Heifers, 6 Young Bulls and 94 Cast Cows & Bulls. Heifers sold to 258p/Kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Hugh Black & Son Butchers, Lanark. Limousin bullock sold to 246p/Kg from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.
Heifers per Head
Heifer per Kilo
258p & 257p Brockwoodlees
254p & 250p Heatheryhall
Bullock per Head
Bullock per Kilo
215p New Steadings
£1370 Drochil Castle
Beef Cow per Head
£1105 Mid Buiston
Beef Cow per Kilo
Dairy Cow per Head
£1085 High Crewburn
£935 East Brackenridge
Dairy Cow per Kilo
139p High Crewburn
115p East Brackenridge
2602 Lambs and 744 Cast Ewes sold
The sale topped at £102 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, Carluke, and to 223p/Kg for Beltex from Mr Laird, Yeldabrek, Orkney. Overall average 184p/Kg (SQQ 186p/Kg).
A larger show of lambs saw all classes sharper on the week with an exceptional show of lambs for quality on offer. Many more could be sold to advantage.
TEX - £102 Collielaw, £101 Boyleston, £100 Collielaw & Garngour, £99 Collielaw, £97 High Parks, Yeldabrek & Netherburn.
BEL - £95 Sunnyside, £92 Calla, £90 Nether Abington, £89 Calla.
SUFF - £90 Sunnyside, £88 Craigthorn & Skirling Craigs, £86 Easter Clevage.
MULE - £80 Carbello, £75 Mitchelhill, West Millrig & Crosswoodhill.
BF - £65 Mitchelhill.
NCC - £82.50 & £81.50 Hallhill, £79.50 Johnshill.
TEX – 223p Yeldabrek, 220p Haspielaw, 278p Strawfrank, 214p Ashcraig, Biggarshiels & Dovecot, 213p & 212p Collielaw, 211p Biggarshiels .
BEL – 210p Calton, 209p & 207p Calla, 204p Starlaw, 203p Calton.
SUFF – 190p Mossplatt, 186p Eastshield, 185p Cardon, 183p Easter Clevage.
MULE – 177p Coulter Cottage, 172p Blairston Mains, 170p Crosswoodhill & West Millrig.
NCC – 185p & 179p Hallhill, 176p Johnshill.
Another good show of ewes were short of buyer requirements with all classes much sharper on the week, with heavy ewes in demand. Many more could be sold to advantage.
TEX - £140 Auchenbart, £131 West Millrig, £126 High Parks, £125, £124 & £122 Hartwood, £120 Mossplatt, £118 Auldhouseburn, Parkhouse & Garngour.
BEL - £100 East Cauldcoats.
SUFF - £125 Gascoigne, £120 Carwood.
MULE - £93 High Parks, £87 Hartwood, £83 Biggarshiels, £82 Burnetland.
BFL - £108 & £97 Auchenhard, £90 Sunnyside.
BF - £68 Mitchell, £65 Low Polquheys, £63 Hartside, £61 Sunnyside, £60 Whelphill.