Mon 22 January [WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Mon 22 January

Lawrie and Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

 

Monday 22nd January

 

A top price of 254p per kg was realised for a 526kg Limousin Heifer from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, and purchased by S Collins & Sons Butchers, Muirhead. Butchers cattle sold to average 243.6p per kg.

 

LIM Blk: (Heavy) – 232p Hill, 216p Westtown. FRIES – 161.5p West Backs, 140p Westtown.

 

LIM Hfr: (Heavy) – 251p Heatheryhall, 250p Brockwoodlees, 228p East Millrigg. (Light) – 254p Brockwoodlees, 242p Heatheryhall. BB – 246p Brockwoodlees, 243p East Millrigg.

 

Young Bulls

LIM – 200p Cowford.

 

We had forward 70 Cast Cows. Lim cow sold to £1455 or 164p from Messrs J & R Shanks, West Glespin Farm, Douglas.

 

Beef Cow per Head

LIM - £1455 & £1425 West Glespin.

 

Beef Cow per Kilo

LIM – 164p West Glespin.

 

Dairy Cow per Head

FR - £905 Greentowers, £835 Roadhead, £845 Hawksland, £825 Boghall. HOL - £805 Wolfclyde, £945 East Brackenridge, £855 South Gilmerton. AYR - £795 Gartvaigh, £755 Swaites.

 

Dairy Cow per Kilo

FR – 109p Greentowers, 118p Roadhead. HOL – 117p Wolfclyde, 122p East Brackenridge. AYR – 109p Gartvaigh.

 

Also forward were 20 calves at our fortnightly sale. Top price for the day was achieved by Messrs Struthers, Moatmains Farm, at £270 for a AAx Heifer.

 

Other Top Prices

£240, £220(Three Times), Montbeliarde x Bull – Moatmains.

£170 (Three Times), £160 AA x Heifer – Carscallan.

£75, £70 (Twice), HF Bull – Broadfield.

 

Next sale is on the 5th February, please contact Peter Campbell for more information on 07780 474095.

1252 Hoggets averaged 193.2p per kg and sold to 237.8p per kg for 45kg Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.

 

75 Light Lambs (25-32kgs) av 145.9p per kg – Top 191.4p per kg for a Texel from T Dunbar, Stepends Farm.

TEX - £53 Stepends. BF - £48.50 Smiddyhill. GOAT - £55.50 Smiddyhill.

 

256 Medium Lambs (32.1-39kgs) av 186.2p per kg – Top 208.1p per kg for a Beltex from W McGregor & Son, Eastlaw Farm.

TEX - £80 Hillend, £78.50 Kilwhipnach, £77 Dykehead. BEL - £78 Smiddyhill,£77.50 Newton, £77 Stramulloch, £77 Eastlaw. SUFF - £72.50 Yardbent. CHEV - £71 Newton. BF - £74.50 Boat, £69 Dykehead.

 

734 Standard Lambs(39.1-45kgs) av 201.1p per kg  - Top 237.8p per kg for a Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

TEX - £99.50 Collielaw, £95 Hillend, £93 Ainville, £90.50 Hill. BEL - £107 & £96.50 Collielaw, £95.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £94 Biggarshiels. SUFF - £87 Grangehall, £86 Newton, £85.50 Oldhill. CHEV - £81.50 Laigh Alticane, £80 Greentowers. CHAR - £85.50 Heatheryhall, £80 Newton. DU TEX - £106.50 Collielaw.

 

187 Heavy Lambs (45.1-52kgs) av 185.6p per kg – Top 226.6p per kg for a Texel from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm.

TEX - £106.50 Collielaw, £104.50 Laigh Alticane, £99.50 Westtown. BEL - £102.50 Mid Shawtonhill, £99.50 Muirburn, £97 Ingraston. SUFF - £96 Westtown, £92.50 Smiddyhill, £92 Stramulloch.

 

Cast Ewes

TEX - £149.50, £144.50 & £131.50 Hallhill, £122.50 Greenbank. SUFF - £79.50 Muirhouse. GF - £80.50 & £73.50 Biggarshiels. BF - £52.50 Crosswoodhill, £49.50 Robiesland. CHEV - £81.50 Hallhill, £77.50 Muirhouse.