Mon 3 September [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

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

£1666 Heatheryhall

£1614 Brockwoodlees

£1368 Aitkenhead

£1340 Auchenstarry

 

Heifer per Kilo                                                                                               

258p & 257p Brockwoodlees                                     

254p & 250p Heatheryhall                                                                

254p Auchenstarry                                                                             

231p Aitkenhead                                                                                

 

Bullock per Head

£1500 Brockwoodlees

£1550 Muirburn

£1490 Collielaw

 

Bullock per Kilo

246p Brockwoodlees                                                                          

243p Muirburn                                                                                   

241p Collielaw                                                                                               

 

Young Bulls                                                                                       

215p New Steadings

212p Mosside             

 

Cast Bulls                                                                   

£1390 Parkhall                                                                                   

£1370 Drochil Castle

                                                                                   

Beef Cow per Head               

£1295 Cairnie

£1215 Dykeneuk

£1135 Lesserlinn

£1115 Collielaw

£1105 Mid Buiston

£1005 Drumboy

 

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

183p Dykeneuk                                                                                  

163p Collielaw                                                                                               

144p Netherhill                                              

136p Drumboy                                                                                   

134p Lesserlinn                                                                                  

 

Dairy Cow per Head

£1085 High Crewburn

£1045 Shotlinn

£1000 Greentowers

£935 East Brackenridge

£905 Roadhead

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

139p High Crewburn                                                                          

127p Shotlinn                                     

122p Greentowers                                                                             

118p Carscallan                                                                                 

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).

 

Lambs

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.

Principle Price/Head

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.

 

Principle Price/Kg

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.

 

Ewes

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.

 

Principle Prices

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.