Mon 15 January [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 15 January

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 15th January

 

A top price of 252p per kg was realised for a 542kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, and purchased by J H Cairns Butchers, Law. Butchers cattle sold to average 242p.

 

LIM Blks: (Heavy) – 218p Hill, 209p Westtown. (Light) – 232p Hill, 207p Westtown. FRIES – 159.5p Millhill, 121.5p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfrs: (Heavy) – 250p Brockwoodlees, 234p Howburn, 230p Auchenstarry. (Light) – 252p Brockwoodlees, 234p Auchenstarry, 234p Howburn.

 

We had forward 105 Cast Cows & Bulls.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1155 Kepscaith, £1115 Nether Abington, £1195 South Flakefield, £1195 Dreva. SIM - £1185 Stramulloch, £1145 Easter Sills. AA - £1005 Netherhill, £1085 Wiston. HER - £1135 Easter Sills, £1155 Wiston.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 162p Kepscaith, 151p Nether Abington, 162p South Flakefield. SIM – 145p Stramulloch. AA – 140p Netherhill. HER – 130p Easter Sills.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £845 South Gilmerton, £1085 Harelaw. HOL - £925 South Gilmerton, £945 Greentowers, £955 Netherholm.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 117p South Gilmerton, 125p Harelaw. HOL – 123p South Gilmerton, 113p Greentowers.

 

Cast Bulls

CHAR - £1290 Birkenhead.

 

1634 Hoggets averaged 183.4p per kg and sold to 234.5p per kg for a 42kg Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke, and to £100.50 for a 45kg Texel again from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.

 

60 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 143.9p per kg – Top 185.5p per kg for Beltex from B & E Dickie, Spango.

TEX - £54.50 Goodsburn. BEL - £57.50 Spango, £56.50 Howes Way. BF - £54 Spango.

 

400 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 174.1p per kg – Top 222.4p per kg for a Beltex from T & E Dunn, Jeanfield.

TEX - £80.50 Townfoot, £76.50 Hill (Cumnock), £72.50 West Glespin. BEL - £84.50 Jeanfield, £80 & £74 Hill (Cumnock), £74 Sunnyside. SUFF - £70 Dykehole. CHEV - £72 Townfoot. BF - £75 Hartside, £66.50 Netherhill. ROUS - £78.50 Chesterhall Parks.

 

919 Standard Lambs (39.1-45kgs) av 190.3p per kg – Top 234.5p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £100.50 & £98.50 Collielaw, £93.50 Muirburn, £93.50 Hill (Strathaven). BEL - £98.50 Collielaw, £92.50 Muirburn, £92.50 Longford. SUFF - £88 Ainville, £85 Sornfallow, £83 Couplaw. CHEV - £79.50 Sornfallow, £74.50 Smiddyhill. CHAR - £82.50 Sornfallow, £79 Altarstone. S.MUL - £77 Spango, £71.50 Little Gala. BF - £78.50 Boat, £74 Smiddyhill, £72 Cloverhill.

 

222 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av178.1p per kg – Top 212p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw.

TEX - £97.50 Collielaw, £93.50 Muirburn, £93.50 Northflatt. BEL - £96.50 Cloverhill, £95.50 Longford, £91.50 Felton. SUFF - £87.50 Galalaw, £85.50 Hill, £85 Couplaw. CHAR - £85.50 Oldhill. S.MUL - £78 Haininghead. BF - £76 Smiddyhill.

 

30 Super Lambs (52.1+kgs) av 133.5p per kg – Top 177.4p per kg for a Texel from E Hamilton & Partners, Gilmeadowland.

TEX - £94 Gilmeadowland. SUFF - £89.50 Leadburnlea, £85.50 Southmains.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £114.50 Drumalbin, £94.50 Westerhouse, £90.50 Jeanfield, £89.50 Whitesykes. SUFF - £80 Hillend, £79.50 Gilmeadowland. GF - £72.50 Wester House, £68.50 Southmains. BF - £52.50 Crookboat, £45.50 Gascoigne. CHEV - £64.50 & £61.50 Kinnox.

 

Cast Rams

TEX - £98.50 Ainville, £88.50 Gascoigne. SUFF - £80 Hillend. BF - £54.50 Mitchellhill, £53.50 Auchenlongford. CHEV - £67.50 Kinnox.