WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Mon 10 September
Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 10th September
196 Cattle Sold 196
Comprising of 38 Bullocks & Heifers, 4 Young Bulls, 99 Cast Cows & 55 Calves. Limousin Heifer sold to 259p from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Limousin Bullock sold to 253p from the same home to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.
Heifer per Kilo
259p, 256p Brockwoodlees
255p, 250p Todhall
251p, 250p Heatheryhall
231p Under Shieldhill
Heifer per Head
£1370 Under Shieldhill
Bullock per Kilo
Bullock per Head
Beef Cow per Kilo
173p Lee Meadow
140p East Mains
Beef Cow per Head
£1195 Lee Meadow
£1015 East Mains
Dairy Cow per Kilo
Dairy Cow per Head
£1035, £925 Burnfoot
55 Calves were forward. Top price was achieved by a Simmental Bull from Mollinhillhead at £395.
£390 East Mains
£380 (twice) East Mains
£385 & £355 Mollinhillhead
£360 East Mains
2093 Lambs and 1170 Cast Ewes sold
The sale toppedf at £97 per head for Texels from L W Goodfellow, Townfoot Farm, and to 211p/Kg for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm. Overall average 171p/Kg (SQQ 173p/Kg).
Lambs were a fair bit easier on the week, in line with the national trend as more numbers come on the market. Heavy lambs still cming to decent pounds per head and best quality good per kilo.
TEX - £97 Townfoot, £95 Muirhead & Collielaw, £93 Collielaw, £90 Collielaw & Greenfield & Chesterhall, £89 Collielaw & West Mains.
BEL - £93 Nether Skellyhill, £88 Ingraston, £85 Little Kype.
CHAR - £78 Southmains.
SUFF - £86 & £82 Keithly, £80 Langshaw, £79 Galalaw & Candermains.
MULE - £87 Crookboat, £75 Westmains, £74 Drochil Castle, £73 Hartfield.
BF - £74 Hartfield.
CHEV - £85 Keithly, £82 Castlehill.
TEX – 211p, 20p, 206p Collielaw, 204p Kirkton of Crawford, 202p Collielaw, 200p Townfoot, 198p Bengal, 197p Westmains & Daviesdyke & Hill.
BEL – 204p Ingraston, 202p Nether Skellyhill, 197p Laigh Carnduff, 192p Westmains.
SUFF – 181p High Cleughearn, 175p Ingraston, 173p Dykehole & Laigh Carnduff.
MULE – 164p Drochil Castle, & Blackburn & Low Polquheys.
BF – 168p Hartfield.
Another large show of ewes met a fast selling trade for best quality, heavy ewes and for best export BF ewes. Feeding ewes maintained recent high rates.
TEX - £148 Chesterhall, £136 Bengal & Burnetland, £134 & £124 Chesterhall, £124 Townhead, £114 Bengal.
BEL - £108 The Firs.
SUFF - £97 Gosland.
MULE - £81 Auchenhard, £79 East Cauldcoates, £77 Hartwood & Lesserlinn, £76 Lochlyoch.
BFL - £112 Liscleugh, £108 Greenfield.
CHEV - £68, £52, £49 Castle Crawford.
BF - £60 Lochlyoch, £57 Wester Crosswoodhill, £56 High Cleughearn, £55 Crossflatt, £53 Handaxwood, £52 Howslack, £50 Gosland & Low Polquheys.
NCC - £61, £55 Stobo, £53 Drochil Castle.