Weekly Primestock Report
Sale Date: Mon 20 November
Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 20th November
A top price of 260p per kg was realised for a 546kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 243.1p per kg.
LIM Blks – 241p Oldhill, 238p Muirburn, 232p Allanton, 228p West Dykes. BB – 248p Todhall. CHAR – 235p Allanton.
LIM Hfr (Heavy) – 256p Brockwoodlees, 247p Heatheryhall, 245p Howburn, 245p Straven House, 244p Calla, 240p Oldhill. (Light) – 260p Brockwoodlees, 246p Calla, 246p Oldhill, 243p Straven House, 242p Muirburn, 236p Hill.
BB – 250p Todhall, 249p Brockwoodlees, 248p Heatheryhall. SIM – 235p Westmains.
We also had forward 111 Cast Cows & Bulls.
Beef Cow per Head
LIM - £1405 Bogside, £1225 Roberton Mains, £1095 Toxside, £1095 Allanton, £1065 Cleugh, £1065 Greenbank.
Beef Cow per Kilo
LIM – 162.6p Bogside, 160.8p Roberton Mains, 153.8p Burnbrae, 152p Allanton.
Dairy Cow per Head
£895 Over Kypeside, £795 & £745 Cromlet.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
142.1p Cromlet, 121.9p Over Kypeside, 105.1p Thinacre.
We had 31 calves forward for our fortnightly calf sale. Top price was £460 for a BRBX bull from Kingside Farm.
Other top prices include:-
£280 LIMX Bull Cromlet, £270 BRBX Bull Craigthorn, £240 LIMX Bull Kingside, £200 BRBX Bull Craigthorn, £160 BRBX Hfr Craigthorn.
Black & White
£120, £110 (Twice) HF Bull Craigthorn.
Next sale will be Monday 4th December, contact Peter Campbell for more information on 07780 474095.
1978 New Season Lambs averaged 169.5p per kg and sold to 214.3p per kg for 42kg Beltex from Ashcraig Farming, and to £95.50 gross for 56kg Texel from A Barr & Son, Hallhill.
124 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 156.5p per kg – Top 197.4p per kg for a Texel from J W Frame, Little Gala.
TEX - £75 Little Gala. BEL - £75.50 Ashcraig, £73 Haspielaw. BF - £70 Wellhead.
1159 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 174.1p per kg – Top 214.3p per kg for a Beltex from Ashcraig Farming.
TEX - £93.50 Longford, £93.50 Bengal, £92 Wellhead, £90.50 East Shawtonhill. BEL - £90 Corstane, £90 Ashcraig, £89.50 Little Gala, £89.50 Haswellsykes. SUFF - £76.50 Laigh Cleughearn, £75.50 Lochhill, £74.50 Dykehead & Toxside. CHEV - £75.50 Columbie. CHAR - £76.50 Lochhill, £74.50 Haspielaw, £74 Southmains. S.MULE - £70 Cloverhill. BF - £72 Hartside, £70 Wellhead, £67 Boat.
646 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av1647p per kg – Top 198.9p per kg for a Texel from High Parks Farm.
TEX - £93 & £92 Collielaw, £91.50 High Parks,£89.50 Wellhead. BEL - £91.50 & £90.50 Collielaw, £89.50 Little Kype, £88.50 Eastfield. SUFF - £85.50 & £84.50 Carwood, £82.50 Netherurd Mains, £80.50 Burnetland. CHEV - £87.50 Hallhill, £80.50 Meadowfield, £80 Hallhill.
67 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 151.6p per kg – Top 171.3p per kg for a Texel from J J Clark & Sons, Wellhead.
TEX - £95.50 Hallhill, £92.50 Wellhead, £87.50 Silvermuir. BEL - £88 Lamington Mains. SUFF - £87.50 Netherurd Mains, £85.50 Udstonhead. CHEV - £89.50 Hallhill.
590 Cast Ewes & Rams averaged £56.23.
TEX - £125.50 & £117.50 Corstane, £116.50 Collielaw, £105.50 Netherurd, £100 Drochil Castle. SUFF - £117.50 Carwood. GF - £84.50 South Mains, £79.50 Toxside. BF - £56.50 Allanton, £53.50 Craigview. CHEV - £77.50 & £74.50 Hillhead.
TEX - £98.50 Hillhead. LLEYN - £112.50 Feoch.