14 OCTOBER – Prime Hoggets, Cast Ewes, Prime Cattle, Cast Cows

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Monday 14th October

Cattle prime stock report

136 cattle sold comprising of 34 prime bullocks & heifers, 5 young bulls and 97 cast cows & bulls. Limousin heifer sold to 252p/kg from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, to J H Cairns butchers, Law. British Blue bullock sold to 249p/kg from Messrs I Wainwright, Todhall farm, Cupar, to Hastie butchers, Markinch.

Heifer per head

£1542 & £1500 Brockwoodlees, £1450 Wellhead, £1421 Todhall, £1265 Auchenstarry, £1200 Cornhill.

Heifer per kilo

252p, 250p & 248p Brockwoodlees, 248p Wellhead, 234p & 226p Auchenstarry, 232p & 230p Todhall.

Bullock per head

£1598 Todhall, £1347 Castlehill.

Bullock per kilo

249p Todhall, 218p & 216p Castlehill.

Young bulls

£1375 East Merkland; 180p Oldhill.

Beef cow per head

£1075 Chapel.

Beef cow per kilo

138p Lupus, 122p Todhall, 120p Harviestoun & Chapel, 117p Hill.

Dairy cow per head

£835 Broadfield, £705 Cromlet.

Dairy cow per kilo

130p Cromlet, 108p Broadfield.

Cast bulls

£1080 Kirkton, £990 Westmains.

Sheep prime stock report

2684 lambs and 2685 cast ewes & rams were sold. The 2684 prime lambs saw trade easier again with more weight forward. Lighter lambs and export lambs remained easier to sell and short of requirements, best sorts scarcer. The sale topped at £98 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, and to 222p/kg for Texels from the same home. Overall average 154.5p/kg (SQQ 158p/kg).

25.5-32kg

Per head

BEL - £50 West.

Per kilo

BEL – 178.6p West.

32.1-39kg

Per head

TEX – £73 Bowridge, £69 West, £66 Boat, £65.50 Hillhouse.

BEL - £69 & £66 West.

Per kilo

TEX – 187.2p Bowridge, 176.9p Greyside, 175p Overton , 173.7p Boat, 172.4p Hillhouse.

BEL – 183.3p & 181.6p Greyside.

39.1-45.5kg

Per head

TEX – £98, £96 & £90 Collielaw, £87 Broomfield.

BEL – £90, £89 & £88 Broomfield.

BF - £64 East Merkland, £62 Dalefield.

SUF – £70 Yeldabrek, £69 Mossplatt, £67.50 Netherton, £67 Eastshield.

CHAR - £71.50 Bankhead, £70.50 Laigh Cleughearn.

NCC - £68 South Arnloss.

CHE - £67 Millmoor & Yeldabrek.

CHM - £66.50 Newton of Wiston.

SM – £65 Low Polquheys, £64.50 Burnetland, £64 Newton of Wiston & Greenhill.

Per kilo

TEX – 222.7p, 213.3p & 204.5p Collielaw, 202.3p Broomfield, 183.3p Muirhead, 182.9p Jeanfield.

BEL – 209.3p, 202.3p & 200p Broomfield.

BF – 147.6p Dalefield.

SUF – 159.1p Yeldabrek, 157.3p Newton of Wiston, 156.8p Mossplatt, 155.6p Yeldabrek.

CHAR – 162.5p Bankhead, 156.7p Laigh Cleughearn.

NCC – 151.1p South Arnloss.

CHE – 163.4p Millmoor.

CHM – 151.1p Newton of Wiston, 145.5p Brockhouse.

SM – 146.5p Broomfield, 144.4p Low Polquheys, 143.3p Burnetland.

45.6-52kg

Per head

TEX – £84 Collielaw, £82 Craighead & Yeldabrek, £81 Rusha, £80 Yeldabrek, Collielaw & Craighead, £79 Longford, £78.50 Nunnerie & Yeldabrek.

BEL – £79 & £75 Laight, £74 & £73 Grangehall.

CHM - £70 Yeldabrek.

CHE – £74 Hallhill.

SUF – £80 Yeldabrek.

CHAR - £69.50 Lochhill.

NCC - £72 & £70 South Arnloss.

SM - £68 East Merkland, £66 Nunnerie.

Per kilo

TEX – 174.5p Craighead, 171.7p Longford, 170.7p Biggarshiels, 170.2p Yeldabrek & Collielaw.

BEL – 161.2p Laight.

SUF – 160.6p, 160p & 155p Yeldabrek.

CHAR – 148.9p Bankhead, 148p Lochhill.

NCC – 141.2p South Arnloss.

CHE – 152.1p Yeldabrek, 151p Hallhill.

CHM – 148.9p Yeldabrek.

SM – 141.7p East Merkland.

52+kg

Per head

TEX – £89 Greenfield, £88 Galalaw, £86 West, £82 Yeldabrek, £80 Gilmeadowland.

SUF - £77 Netherton.

NCC - £78.50 Yeldabrek.

Per kilo

TEX – 166p Galalaw, 149.1p Yeldabrek.

BEL – 142.9p West.

Ewes – A larger show of 2685 cast ewes and rams saw all classes remain dear especially best quality ewes and the 1017 Blackface ewes. Sale topped at £170 for Texels from Hammond, Auchenbart, and to £59 for Blackface from Frame, High Dyke.

Ewes

TEX – £170 Auchenbart, £166 Townhead, £165 Auchenbart, £160 Greyside, £159 Yeldabrek & Hartside, £154 Millside & Yeldabrek, £152 Whinbush, £146 Greyside, £141 Hallhill, £138 Greyside, £136 Eastfield, £134 Little Galla & Lochurd, £128 Eastfield, £127 Collielaw, £119 Dreva & Eastfield, £114 Longford.

BEL – £145 Grangehall, £102 Keith.

SUF – £97 Kepscaith, £90 Greyside, £85 Mid Auchengray, £80 Herbertshaw, Greyside & Cloverhill, £80 Keith & Kilnhills.

CHAR – £118 Grangehall.

NCC - £75 Keith, £71 Carstairs Mains, £66 Keith, £64 Little Gala, £62 Keith & Carcant.

CHM - £76 Nettling Flat, £75 Greyside, £72 Little Galla, £70 Nettling Flat.

X - £70 Greenhill & Westmains, £69 Greyside, £68 Yeldabrek, Skirling Craigs & Easter Dawyck, £67 Greyside, £66 Whinbush & Netherton, £65 Dreva.

BFL - £80 Townhead & Dreva, £74 Greyside & Skirling Mains, £70 Hartside.

BF – £59 High Dyke, £58 Craigdarroch, £57 Lochlyoch, £56 Crathie, £54 Whelphill & Craigdarroch, £51 Hartside, High Dyke & Craigdarroch.

CHE - £64 Craigpark, £60 Keith, £59 Blairston, £56 Yeldabrek, £55 Crathie & Parkhouse, £54 Brownhill.

SHE – £29 West Yett & Little Mark, £24 Yeldabrek.

EC - £54 East Fortissat, £47 Mossfennan.

BDM - £114 Carstairs Mains.

BL - £65 Millmoor.

HW - £43 West Yett.

Ram

TEX - £108 Millside, £100 Keith, £98 Greyside.

BEL - £130 & £100 Carstairs Mains.

NCC - £89 Keith, £74 Carcant.

SUF - £100 Gillbank.

CHE - £65 Wester Dawyck.

BFL - £82 Townhead.

BL - £78 Millmoor.

EC - £55 Mossfennan.

RYE - £60 Middletown.

 


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