Mon 8 January [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 8 January

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 8th January

 

A top price of 253p per kg was realised for a 528kg Limousin Heifer from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, Kilncadzow, and purchased by Allan Elliott Butchers, Lanark. Butchers cattle sold to average 246.4p per kg.

 

LIM Blks: 248p Calla, 214p Westtown. FRIES Blks: 157p Millhill, 155.5p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfrs (Heavy): 251p Collielaw, 250p Brockwoodlees, 249p Stravenhouse, 236p Hill, 234p Auchenstarry. (Light): 253p Collielaw, 250p Stravenhouse, 250p Brockwoodlees, 248p Calla, 248p Hill, 242p Howburn, 233p Auchenstarry. BB: 248p Brockwoodlees.

 

Young Bulls

SIM: 208p Skirling Craigs.

 

Also forward were 128 Cast Cows & Bulls. AA cow sold to £1335 from Messrs Mitchell, Newton of Wiston Farm, Wiston. Holstein cow sold to £1085 from Messrs Mackie, Shotlinn Farm, Strathaven. Friesian cow sold to £1020 from Messrs Miller, Ormiston Mains Farm, Kirknewton.

 

Beef Cow per Head

AA - £1335 Newton of Wiston. HER - £1045 Newton of Wiston. LIM - £1195 Greenbank, £1035 Greenfield, £1015 Haswellsykes. LUI - £1115 Crosswoodhill. SIM - £1145 Bankhead.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

AA – 168p Newton of Wiston. HER – 148p Newton of Wiston. LIM – 149p Windshields. LUI – 165p Crosswoodhill. SIM – 181p Bankhead.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £1020 Ormiston Mains, £975 Shotlinn, £935 Nethertown, £905 Harelaw, £815 South Gilmerton. HOL - £1085 & £975 Shotlinn, £735 East Brackenridge, £805 Forrest, £865 Marshill, £885 Loanfoot. MRI - £1045 Moatmains. MONT - £945 Shotlinn. AYR - £845 Newlands.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 122p Shotlinn, 144p Nethertown. HOL – 125p Shotlinn, 108p Loanfoot, 107p Auchtygemmell. MRI – 174p Moatmains. MONT – 119p Shotlinn.

 

Bulls

CHAR - £1370 Haswellsykes.

 

We had forward 25 calves.

 

FR Bull

£105 Ainville, £50 Over Dalserf.

 

 

LIM Hfr

£170 Over Dalserf, £160 Auchenheath.

 

LIM Bull

£200 Auchenheath.

 

SIM Hfr

£470 East Mains

 

SIM Bull

£460 East Mains

 

1654 Hoggets averaged 182.9p per kg and sold to 231.6p per kg for a 38kg Beltex from T & J Lambie, Drumbuie and to £102.50 for 49kg Beltex from Firm of J Black, Drochil Castle.

 

414 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 172.8p per kg – Top 231.6p per kg for a Beltex from T & J Lambie, Drumbuie.

TEX - £80 & £78.50 West Lethans, £75 Dykehead, £71 Northflatt. BEL - £88 Drumbuie, £85.50 Nether Skellyhill, £80.50 Haswellsykes. SUFF - £73 St Johns Kirk, £72.50 Wellhead.

 

966 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 186.4p per kg – Top 230.7p per kg for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £95 Heatheryhall, £94.50 Collielaw, £93.50 Hillend. BEL - £101.50 Collielaw,£96.50 Corstane, £93.50 Little Kype. SUFF - £85 Hillend, £84.50 Wellhead. CHEV - £84 Heatheryhall, £83 St Johns Kirk, £80.50 Laigh Alticane. S.MULE - £76 St Johns Kirk, £75 Heatheryhall. BF - £74.50 Birthwood, £74 East Merkland, £74 Heatheryhall.

 

242 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av179.6p per kg – Top 209.2p per kg for a Beltex from Firm of J Black, Drochil Castle.

TEX - £97 Little Kype, £96.50 Boghouse, £95 Hill, £94.50 Thinacre. BEL - £102.50 Drochil Castle. SUFF - £91.50 Ainville, £90.50 Peatpotts, £89.50 St Johns Kirk. CHEV - £87 Laigh Alticane. CHAR - £94.50 Heatheryhall.

 

31 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 146.6p per kg – Top 176.8p per kg for a Texel from J & W Bell, Highfield.

TEX - £99 Highfield, £94.50 Heatheryhall, £93.50 Biggarshiels Mains. BEL - £91 Corstane. SUFF - £90.50 Burnetland. CHAR - £93.50 Townfoot.

 

497 Cast Ewes & Rams av £52.63.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £143.50 & £128.50 Eastfield, £134.50 Craighead, £133.50 Collielaw, £112.50 Midlock. SUFF - £75 Dreva. GF - £75.50 Dreva, £70 Tulloch. BF - £46.50 Dreva, £44.50 Nether Abington. BEL - £103.50 Greenbank, £93.50 West Lethans.

 

Cast Rams

CHEV - £70 Calla.