Mon 10 September [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

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

248p Kepscaith

244p Auchenstarry

235p Aitkenhead

231p Under Shieldhill

 

Heifer per Head

£1623 Heatheryhall

£1520 Todhall

£1492 Brockwoodlees

£1425 Aitkenhead

£1370 Under Shieldhill

 

Bullock per Kilo

253p Brockwoodlees

240p Kepscaith

236p Castlehill

224p Todhall

 

Bullock per Head

£1580 Todhall

£1460 Brockwoodlees

£1335 Kepscaith

£1285 Castlehill

 

Young Bulls

221p Castlehill

208p Millmoor

 

Cast Bulls

£1190 Brownhill

£1190 Cairnie

£1190 Parkhall

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

173p Lee Meadow

169p Corsebank

153p Rhoin

151p Todhall

150p Woodlands

140p East Mains

131p Netherton

 

Beef Cow per Head

£1195 Lee Meadow

£1185 Todhall

£1155 Corsebank

£1095 Netherton

£1085 Woodlands

£1075 Rhoin

£1015 East Mains

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

134p Burnfoot

132p Marshill

123p Loanfoot

121p Kirklands

 

Dairy Cow per Head

£1045 Kirklands

£1035, £925 Burnfoot

£965 Marshill

£855 Loanfoot

 

55 Calves were forward. Top price was achieved by a Simmental Bull from Mollinhillhead at £395.

 

Bull Calves

£390 East Mains

£380 (twice) East Mains

£212 Craigside

£150 Longlea

£120 Byretown

 

Heifer Calves

£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

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.

 

Principle Price/Head

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.

 

Principle Price/Kg

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.

 

Ewes

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.

 

Principle Prices

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.