Monday 4th December – PrimeStock Sale Report

Cattle prime stock report

On Monday the 4th December 2023 Lawrie and Symington Ltd had forward 135 cattle comprising of 75 bullocks and heifers, 60 cast cows.

Limousin heifers sold to 352p/pk from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie to Collins Butchers, Muirhead or to £2284 from Messrs Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, Lanark to Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark.

Limousin bullocks sold to 335p/pk from Messrs Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, Lanark to W Stark, Twechar or to £2131 from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie.

Beef cows sold to £1550 per head from Messrs Gray, Scrogton Farm, Lanark or to 206p/pk Messrs Gray, Scrogton Farm, Lanark.

Dairy cows sold to £1410 per head from Messrs Warnock, Hill Farm, Strathaven or to 175p/pk from Messrs Warnock, Hill Farm, Strathaven.

Beef Heifers per head

£2284 Heatheryhall

£2177 Temple House

£2041 South Arnloss

£2037 Brockwoodlees

£2025, £2020, £2002 Brockwoodlees

£1928 Howburn

£1788 Collielaw

£1776 Scrogton

£1750 West Backs

Beef Heifers per kilo

352p, 350p, 348p, 345p Brockwoodlees

342p Howburn

340p Heatheryhall

338p Temple House

335p Temple House

332p Collielaw

Beef Bullocks per head

£2131 Brockwoodlees

£1927 Howburn

£1989 Southholm

£1913 West Backs

£1903 Faskine

£1750 Fauldingcleugh

£1713 Calla

Beef Bullocks per kilo

335p Heatheryhall

322p Brockwoodlees

315p Calla

312p Fauldingcleugh

310 Faskine

Young Bulls per head

£1739 Carlophill

Young Bulls per kilo

245p Carlophill

Beef cows per head

Lim x - £1550 Huntlyhill

£1440 Scrogton

£1410 Glenrath

Chr - £1550 Scrogton

AA - £1490 Glenrath

£1470 Bonnington Mains

Her - £1240 Bracken

£1210 Blackhill

Sim - £1230 Huntlyhill

Sal - £1210 Bonnington Mains

Lui - £1190 Midlock

Beef cows per kilo

Lim x – 196.7p Huntlyhill

188.5p Scrogton

188.3p Muirhead

184.1p Hill (Strathaven)

181.7p Glenrath

Chr – 206.1p Scrogton

AA – 193.9p Bonnington Mains

176.5p Glenrath

Sim – 181.4p

Sal – 177.4p Bonnington Mains

Lui – 163.9p Midlock

Her – 161.5p Bracken

Dairy cows per head

Hol – £1410 Hill (Strathaven)

£1170 Harelaw

£1170 Greentowers

£1130 Greentowers

Fr - £1190 Letham

Dairy cows per kilo

Hol – 175.8p Hill (Strathaven)

170.6p Harelaw

155.2p Greentowers

Fr – 159.9p Letham

Ayr – 119.8p Swaites

Cast bulls per head

Lim - £1610 Kilwhipnach

Cast bulls per kilo

Lim – 159.4p Kilwhipnach

Calves and Stirks

79 calves & stirks were forward for the xmas show & sale to a busy ring of buyers, more could be sold to sellers advantage.

Stirks topped at £600 for a Limousin heifer from Cumberhead with calves peaking at £500 for a 3 month old British Blue bull from Loanfoot.

Thanks must be extended to Gary Whyte & McCaskies Farm Supplies for sponsoring the show, and also to our judge Mr T Dun, Jeanfield.

CHRISTMAS SHOW & SALE OF CALVES

JUDGE: Mr Tom Dun, Jeanfield

Sponsored by: McCaskie Farm Supplies

CLASS 1 – BULL (Under 3-months): 4 forward

1st Messrs G & J Fleming, Craigthorn

2nd Messrs DF Morton, Haystoun

3rd Mr J Rutherford, Loanfoot

CLASS 2 – HEIFER CALF (Under 3-months): 2 forward

1st Messrs J Adamson & Son, Swaites

2nd Messrs J Adamson & Son, Swaites

CLASS 3 – CALF (Any Sex, Over 3 months): 2 forward

1st Messrs J Pirie & Sons Ltd, Machrihanish

2nd Mr J Rutherford, Loanfoot

CLASS 4 – DAIRY BULL (Under 3 months): 1 forward

1st Messrs J & M Barr, Clochkeil

CLASS 5 – NATIVE CALF (Any Sex): 3 forward

1st Kingsbeck Ltd, Coulter Allers

2nd Kingsbeck Ltd, Coulter Allers

3rd Messrs J Adamson & Son, Swaites

CHAMPION CALF -

Messrs G & J Fleming, Craigthorn with their British Blue Bull Calf (under 3 months)

RESERVE CHAMPION CALF –

Messrs J Adamson & Son, Swaites with their British Blue Heifer Calf (under 3 months)

Stirks

Bullocks

AA - £390 Machrihanish

Lim x - £430 Littlegill

Char x - £430 Machrihanish

BB - £500 Loanfoot, £490, £460 Craigthorn, £440 Machrihanish

Ayr – Pen of 5 & 4 £140ph Clochkeil

Her - £300 Grangehall

Hol – Pen of 3 £185ph Machrihanish

Heifers

Lim x - £600 Cumberhead, £395 Littlegill

Char x - £430, £405, £395, £390, £380 Machrihanish

BB - £450, £410 Craigthorn, £405, £400 Machrihanish, £400 Loanfoot, £390 Craigthorn

Calves on Milk

Bullock

AA - £360 Grangehall, £270, £260, £230 Kingsbeck

Her – £300, £290 Swaites

Lim x - £420 Hayston, £370 Swaites, £360 Hayston

BSH - £300 Littlegill

Sim - £310 Grangehall

BB - £420, £390 Loanfoot, £310 Swaites

Hol – pen of 4 £62ph Marshill

Heifer

AA - £150, £145, £140 Kingsbeck

Her - £300 Grangehall, £280 Swaites

Belt/Gall - £160, £150 Muirhouse

Lim x - £320 Swaites

Sim - £270 Grangehall

BB - £350, £310, £300 Swaites, £240 Marshill

Sheep prime stock report

On Monday 4th December 2023 Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 5520 Lambs and 2071 Cast Ewes and Rams through Lanark.

Lambs

The largest show seen in Lanark of 5520 prime lambs saw another grand show for quality if trade slightly less on week for the more common sheep, best quality still dear.

The sale topped at £161 per head for 2 from Messrs Struthers, Collielaw and to 311p/kg for Beltex from Messrs Baillie, Broomfield.

Overall average 260p/kg (SQQ 257p/kg)

25.5-32kg

Per Head

BF - £80 Peel, £60 Spango

X - £60 Yieldshields Rd, £50 Lightshaw

Per Kilo

BF – 258.1p Peel, 214.3p Spango

X – 200p Yieldshields Rd

32.1-39kg

Per Head

TEX - £105 Meadowsyde, £104 Nether Abington, £104 Richardton, £100 Yeldabrek, £100 Newton of Crathie, £100 Wintermuir, £97 Barglachan, £96 Southmains, £95 Sandilands, £90 Yeldabrek

BEL - £115 Crawfordjohn Mill, £100 Stonebyres

BF - £99 Kilwhipnach, £96 Craig Douglas, £94 Peel, £92 Nether Abington, £91 Shawhead, £90 Carco, £90 Shawhead, £89 Thethwaite, £87 Newton of Crathie, £87 Shawhead

SUF - £100 Rutherend, £97 Southmains, £97 Yeldabrek, £95 Newton of crathie

CHAR - £100 Newton of Crathie, £88 Barglachan

CHE - £104 Thethwaite, £100 St Johns Kirk, £97 Crawfordjohn Mill, £96 Common, £95 Yieldshields Road

CHM - £94 High Crewburn Cottage

X - £100 Chapelhill, £95 Newton of Crathie, £90 Shawhead, £90 Newton of Crathie, £89 East Millrig, £85 Barglachan, £81 School Road, £79 East Millrig, £79 High Crewburn, £75 East Millrig

Per Kilo

TEX – 276p Meadowsyde, 267p Nether Abington, 266.7p Richardton, 263.2p Newton of Crathie, 263.2p Wintermuir, 263.1p Yeldabrek, 259.5p Southmains, 255.3p Barglachan, 243.6p Sandilands, 230.8p Yeldabrek

BEL – 310.8p Crawfordjohn Mill, 266.7p Stonebyres

BF – 261.1p Peel, 260.5p Kilwhipnach, 254.3p Thethwaite, 252.8p Shawhead, 252.6p Craig Douglas, 248.6p Newton of Crathie, 243.2p Carco, 243.2p Shawhead, 242.9p Barglachan, 242.9p Spango

SUF – 263.1p Yeldabrek, 256p Rutherend, 255.3p Yeldabrek, 250p Newton of Crathie, 248.7p Southmains, 248.7p Yeldabrek

CHAR – 270.3p Newton of Crathie, 237.8p Barglachan

CHE – 270.3p St Johns Kirk Est, 266.7p Thethwaite, 259.5p Common, 256.8p Yieldshields Road, 255.3p Crawfordjohn Mill

CHM – 254.1p High Crewburn Cottage

X – 263.2p Chapelhill, 250p, 243.2p Newton of Crathie, 240.5p East Millrig, 238.2p School Road, 236.1p Barglachan, 232.4p East Millrig, 232.4p High Crewburn, 230.8p Shawhead, 214.3p East Millrig

39.1-45.5kg

Per Head

TEX - £130 High Parks, £128 Mid Shawtonhill, £128 Mid Shawtonhill, £127 Strawfrank, £126 Ainville, £125 Yeldabrek, £125 Strawfrank, £124 Mitchellhill, £124 Strawfrank, £123 Perryflatts

BEL - £130 Crawfordjohn Mill, £130 High Parks, £130 Mid Shawtonhill, £125 East Cauldcoats, £125, £123 Carstairs Mains, £121, £120 Biggarshiels Mains, £120 Newton of Wiston, £120 Mossplatt

BF - £112 Westpark, £111 Toxside, £110 Scrogton, £110 Hartside, £108 Muirhouse, £107 Toxside, £107 Westpark, £106 Shawhead, £105 Scrogton, £104 Mitchellhill

SUF - £119 Southmains, £117 Rutherend, £116 Carlophill, £115 Yeldabrek, £115 Perryflatts, £113 West Torphin, £113 Newton of Crathie, £110 Greenlaw, £109 Brownhill

CHAR - £109 Richardton, £100 Craigrowan

CHE - £115 Thethwaite, £112 Easter Frew, £110 Thethwaite, £110 Perryflatts,  £110 Newton of Wiston

CHM - £105 Newton of Wiston

X - £115 Blackhope, £114 Thethwaite, £113 Newton of Crathie, £113 Allanton, £108 Nether Abington, £108 Kilwhipnach, £107 Hartside, £107 Dykehead, £106 Greenfield, £105 Perryflatts

BFL - £96 Glenrath

Per Kilo

TEX – 290.7p Yeldabrek, 289p Yeldabreck, 289p High Parks, 288.4p Mitchellhill, 286.4p Ainville, 285.7p Carlophill, 285.4p Kilwhipnach, 284.4p Mid Shawtonhill, 284p Strawfrank, 283.3p Newmill, 283p Yeldabrek

BEL – 295.5p Mid Shawtonhill, 295.5p Crawfordjohn Mill, 290p Dovecot, 289p High Parks, 288.1p Biggarshiels Mains, 285.7p Newton of Wiston, 285p Dovecot, 284.1p Carstairs Mains, 280.5p Greenlaw, 279.5p Carstairs Mains

BF – 260.5p Westpark, 258.5p Shawhead, 258.5p Westpark, 255p Mitchellhill, 252.3p Toxside, 250p Scrogton, 250p Hartside, 248.8p Toxside, 246.2p Craig Douglas, 244.2p Scrogton

SUF – 269p West Torphin, 263.4p Newton of Crathie, 253.1p Yeldabrek, 262p Greenlaw, 261.5p Newton of Crathie, 260p Rutherend, 260p Yeldabrek, 257.8p CArlophill, 257.1p Newton of Wiston

CHAR – 259.5p Richardton, 243.9p Craigrowan

CHE – 268.3p Newton of Wiston, 261.9p Perryflatts, 261.9p Thethwaite, 260.5p Easter Frew, 255.6p Thethwaite

CHM – 256.1p, 254.5p Newton of Wiston

X – 270p Kilwhipnach, 263.2p Watermeetings, 262.8p Newton of Crathie, 262.8p Allanton, 260p Thethwaite, 257.5p Newton of Crathie, 255.6p Blackhope, 254.8p Dykehead, 253.3p Thethwaite, 252.4p Greenfield

BFL – 218.2p Glenrath

45.6-52kg

Per Head

TEX - £149 Netherurd Mains, £145 Collielaw, £145 Broomfield Lodge, £143, £142 Craighead, £141 Collielaw, £141 Craighead, £139 Collielaw, £138 Craighead

BEL - £147 Broomfield Lodge, £146, £145 Crawfordjohn Mill, £144 Broomfield Lodge, £144 Crawfordjohn Mill, £144 Broomfield Lodge, £140 High Parks, £140 Broomfield Lodge, £140 Easter Sills, £140 Broomfield Lodge

BF - £120 Corsebank, £114 Craig Douglas, £113 Waterhead, £110 Spango, £110 Corsebank

SUF - £132 St Johns Kirk Est, £129 Strawfrank, £129 Yeldabrek, £128 Mitchellhill, £127 Blackhope, £125 Howford, £124 Southmains, £123 Westpark, £122 Nether Brotherston

CHAR - £126 Whinbush, £125, £124 Yeldabrek, £120 Edgehead

CHE - £122, £121 Westpark, £114 Perryflatts

X - £124 Harburn House, £121 Whinbush, £119 Brownhill, £119 Dykeneuk, £112 Howford, £110 Blackhope, £109 Scrogton, £108 Toxside

BFL - £106 Scrogton

ZWA - £116 Ainville

HW - £113 Westpark

Per Kilo

TEX – 302.2p Collielaw, 302.1p, 297.9p Craighead, 295.9p Broomfield Lodge, 293.8p Craighead, 293.5p Drumbuie, 290p, 289.6p, 289.4p, 284.3p Collielaw

BEL – 311.1p Broomfield Lodge, 306.4p Crawfordjohn Mill, 304.3p Broomfield Lodge, 304p High Parks, 302.1p Crawfordjohn Mill, 300p Broomfield Lodge, 297.9p Easter Sills, 293.9p Broomfield Lodge, 291.3p High Parks

BF – 240p, 239.1p Corsebank, 237.5p Craig Douglas, 230.6p Waterhead, 220p Spango

SUF – 272.7p Newton of Crathie, 266.7p Mitchellhill, 260.9p Nether Brotherston, 258.7p Newton of Crathie, 258p Strawfrank, 257.8p Ainville, 256.5p Chapelhill, 254p Yeldabrek, 253.8p St Johns Kirk, 252.9p Yeldabrek

CHAR – 263.8p, 260.4p Yeldabrek, 257.1p Whinbush, 255.3p Edgehead

CHE – 265.2p Westpark, 247.8p Perryflatts, 246.9p Westpark

X – 242.2p Scrogton, 238.5p Harburn House, 238.3p Howford, 238p Dykeneuk, 234.8p Toxside, 233.3p Brownhill, 232.7p Whinbush, 220p Blackhope

BFL – 225.5p Scrogton

ZWA – 246.8p Ainville

HW – 245.7p Westpark

52+kg

Per Head

TEX - £161 Collielaw, £160 Couplaw, £159 Kilnford Crescent, £158 Skirling Craigs, £158 St Johns Kirk Est, £154 East Cauldcoats, £154 Hill (Strathaven), £151 St Johns Kirk Est, £149 Gair, £148 Hill (Strathaven)

BEL - £140 Westpark

SUF - £159 Netherton, £141 St Johns Kirk Est, £140 Blackpark, £139 Southmains, £139 St Johns Kirk Est, £138 Mossplatt, £136 Chapelhill, £134 St Johns Kirk Est, £133 Nether Brotherston, £129 North Garngour

CHE - £139 Sebay

X - £129 South Stane, £117 Shawhead

Per Kilo

TEX – 264.2p Skirling Craigs, 263.6p Hill (Strathaven), 263.3p St Johns Kirk Est, 263.3p, 262.3p Skirling Craigs, 261.8p Drumbuie, 261.8p Hill (Strathaven), 261.1p St Johns Kirk Est, 260.7p Kilnford Crescent, 260.3p St Johns Kirk Est

BEL – 264.2p Westpark

SUF – 257.4p, 252.8p St Johns Kirk Est, 246p Blackpark, 243.9p Southmains, 243.4p North Garngour, 243.1p St Johns Kirk Est, 242.9p Chapelhill, 240.9p Netherton, 237.9p Mossplatt, 221.7p Nether Brotherston

CHE – 257.4p Sebay

X – 226.3p South Stane, 216.7p Shawhead

Cast Sheep

The 2071 cast ewes and rams were a better trade on the week with less mules on offer.  Best selling ewes in strong demand so long as lean.  Blackface ewes slightly firmer.

The sale topped at £290 per head for Texel from Messrs Renwick, Glenrath and to £78 for Blackface from Messrs Galloway, Lochlyoch.

Overall Average £70.50

BF Average £46.96 (715)

Ewes

TEX – £290 Glenrath, £270 Mayfield, £232 Woodpark, £232 North Garngour, £208 East Cauldcoats, £200 Mid Shawtonhill, £198, £180 Gillandersland, £172 Heatheryhall

BEL – £200, £184 Heatheryhall, £152 Kepscaith, £150 Mid Shawtonhill, £146 Greyside, £142 East Cauldcoats, £130 Lochaber Rd, £120 Yeldabrek, £120 Lochaber Rd

BF – £78 Lochlyoch, £78 Lochaber Rd, £77 Yeldabrek, £74 Mount Lothian, £74 High dyke, £72 Waterhead, £71 Nether Abington, £70 Greyside

SUF – £130 Heatheryhall, £130 Mayfield, £126 Peatpotts, £126 Mid Brockloch, £123 Lochaber Rd, £122 Greyside, £120 Glenrath, £112 Greyside, £86 Yeldabrek, £83 The Firs

CHAR - £120 Southmains

NCC - £85 coldwakening, £80 School Rd, £80 Yeldabrek, £76 Greyside, £74 Yeldabrek

CHE – £70 Toftcombs, £70 Coldwakening, £64 Westhouse, £62, £60 Yeldabrek

CHM - £120 Toftcombs, £118 Woodedge

X – £128 Woodedge, £102 Mayfield, £98 Newton of Crathie, £98 Broomfield Lodge, £90 Greyside, £90 Netherurd Mains, £90 Lochaber Rd, £88 Southmains

SHE - £53, £48 The Firs, £30 Yeldabrek

ZWA - £108 Broomfield Lodge

JAC - £58 School Rd

ROM - £106, £88 Lochaber Rd

SWA - £63 High dyke

EASY CARE - £68 Coldwakening

Rams

TEX – £140 Toftcombs, £140 North Garngour, £118 Galalaw, £110 Newton of Wiston, £108 Yeldabrek, £100 Greyside, £94, £90 Yeldabrek, £88 Kilmichael

BEL - £120 Newton of Wiston, £110 Greyside, £70 High Parks

BF - £96 Waterhead, £95 Corsebank, £88 Lightshaw, £78 Dawyck Mill, £70 Drumlanrig, £66 Greyside, £62 Spango, £60 West Auchenlongford, £60 Drumlanrig

SUF - £115 Netherton, £114 Newton of Wiston, £110 Scrogton, £109 Glenrath

NCC - £104, £100 Dawyck Mill, £100 Greyside, £92 Yeldabrek

BFL - £90 Lightshaw

BTEX - £90 Mid Shawtonhill

HAM - £90 Greyside

 

 


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