12 AUGUST 2019- Prime Hoggets, Cast Ewes, Prime Cattle, Cast Cows & Calves

Lawrie & Symington Ltd

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Monday 12th August

Cattle prime stock report

L&S sold 161 cattle comprising of 49 prime bullocks & heifers, 3 young bulls, 79 cast cows & bulls and 30 stirks & calves. Limousin heifer sold to 250p/kg from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, to S Collins butchers, Muirhead. British blue bullock sold to 234p from I Wainwright, Todhall, Cupar, to Hastie butchers, Markinch.

Heifer per head

£1470 Brockwoodlees, £1425 & £1421 Todhall, £1327 Muirburn.

Heifer per kilo

250p & 240p Brockwoodlees, 240p & 232p Muirburn, 230p Todhall, 228p Auchenstarry & 222p Canderside.

Bullock per head

£1447 & £1408 Todhall, £1255 Hill, £1253 South Arnloss, £1236 Silverrig, £1200 Harviestoun.

Young bulls

200p Skirling Craigs.

Beef cow per head

£1235 Midlock, £1165 & £1075 Mid Shawtonhill, £1155 Cambwell, £1145 & £1075 Canderside, £1105 Newton of Wiston, £1075 Lochurd, £1025 Kepscaith, £1010 Browntod.

Beef cow per kilo

161p Kepscaith, 155p Canderside & Mid Shawtonhill, 145p Cambwell & Lochurd, 142p Newton of Wiston.

Dairy cow per head

£935 & £875 Shotlinn, £885 Hill.

Dairy cow per kilo

117p Shotlinn, 112p Hill, 110p Wolfclyde, 106p Hawksland.

Cast bulls

£1270 Muirburn, £1170 Goodockhill & East Blacklaws.

Calves

30 calves sold to a top of £485 for a superb Shorthorn x heifer from W & I McGregor, Chesterhall Parks.

Bulls

£370 – Sho x (2x) Chesterhall Parks, £370 – Her x Auchmeddan, £200 & £195 – AA x Muirhouse, £120 & £110 HF x Nether Pirn.

Heifers

£390 – Sho x Chesterhall Parks, £310 – Her x Auchmeddan, £300 – Sim x Grangehall, £250 – BB x Swaites, £190 & £170 (2x) – AA x Muirhouse.

Sheep prime stock report

2270 lambs and 703 cast ewes and rams were sold. A similar show of 2270 lambs saw trade steadier on the week as many companies still busy with quirbani sheep. Best quality lambs remained strong. The sale topped at £103 per head for Texels from Messrs Mitchell, Fowler, and to 243p/kg for Texels from A Kennedy, Mitchellhill. Overall average 165p/kg. (SQQ 166.5p/kg) Also included in today’s sale was the show & sale of young handlers prime lambs, a credit to the consignors as the quality was first class.

Class 1 – 4-7 years old (2 forward)

1st – Alex Mitchell – 44kg, £103 to West Scottish Lamb.

2nd – Cameron Boyd – 41kg, £85 to Robert Lawson.

Class 2 – 8-12 years old (7 forward)

1st – Robbie Mitchell – 47kg, £94 to Robin Stewart.

2nd – Liam Barr – 48kg, £96 to Chapman Butchers.

3rd – John Barr – 46kg, £96 to Chapman Butchers.

Class 3 – 13-16 years old (4 forward)

1st – John Mitchell – 50kg, £94 to Hugh Black & Son Butchers.

2nd – Lucy Graham – 48kg, £96 to Robert Lawson.

3rd – David Murray – 41kg, £91 to Robert Lawson.

Champion – Alex Mitchell

Reserve Champion – Robbie Mitchell.

32.1-39kg

Per head

TEX – £95 Mitchellhill, £68 & £67 Hodge Plant.

BEL - £80 Bushelhead.

Per kilo

TEX – 243.6p Mitchellhill, 178.9p & 176.3p Hodge Plant, 175p Wester Whitecastle.

BEL – 205.1p Bushelhead, 173.1p The Firs.

39.1-45.5kg

Per head

TEX – £103 fowler, £91 Gillandersland, £89 Collielaw & Boghouse, £88 Drumbuie, £87.50 Fowler, £87 Collielaw & Spango.

BEL - £91 Calton, £86 Biggarshiels, £81.50 Calton.

BTEX - £81 Muirhouse.

SUF - £73 Ainville, £72.50 Netherton, £72 Mossplatt & Hardington Mains.

CHAR - £72.50 Lochhill.

SM - £69.50 Crookboat, £68.50 Stacks, £65.50 Crookboat.

X – £71.50 Burnetland, £70.50 West Torphin.

Per kilo

TEX – 234.1 Fowler, 212.2 Collielaw, 207.3p Westpark, 206.8p Gillandersland, 204.7p Drumbuie, 203.7p Mitchellhill, 203.5p Fowler, 202.3p Collielaw & Spango, 201.2p Bushelhead.

BEL – 222p & 198.8p Calton, 195.5p Biggarshiels.

SUF – 163.6p Hardington Mains, 162.8p Sornfallow, 162.2p Ainville.

CHAR – 165p Lochhill.

X – 164p West Torphin, 162.5p Normangill, 162.5p Burnetland & West Yett.

45.6-52kg

Per head

TEX – £96 Hallhill & Greenshields,, £94 Fowler & Broomfield, £90 Boghouse.

CHAR - £83 & £77.50 Altarstone.

SUF - £75.50 Blackbog, £74 Greenhill, £71.50 Lochhill.

CHE - £75.50 Hallhill, £75 Brockhouse.

SM - £71.50 Broomfield, £70 Low Polquheys.

Per kilo

TEX – 218.2p Greenshields, 200p Hallhill, Fowler & Greenshields, 195.9p Hallhill.

SUF – 160.9p Greenhill.

CHAR – 161.5p Altarstone.

CHE – 160.6p Hallhill.

Lambs 52+kg

Per head

TEX - £90 Howburn, £89.50 Nochnary, £84 Bents, £81 Howburn, £80 Broomfield & Thinacre.

Per kilo

TEX – 169.8p Howburn, 158.5p Bents, 154.3p Nochnary.

Ewes

A smaller show of 703 cast ewes and rams also saw trade easier on the week especially for plainer end. Best quality ewes still wanted. Hopefully all firms should be back to normal net week. Sale topped at £136 for texels from B Campbell, Howes Way, and to £54 for blackface from Galloway, Lochlyoch.

TEX – £136 Howes Way, £130 Nochnary, £125 Howes Way, £115 Blackhill, £114 & £110 Lesserlinn, £109 Hartwood.

BF - £54 Lochlyoch, £51 Northflatt, £50 Lochlyoch, £49 Little Galla, £47 Hawthornbank, £46 Holylee, £45 Lochlyoch.

SUF – £96 & £90 Yeldabrek, £90 Hillfield, £87 & £85 Blackhill.

CHAR - £97 & £87 Dykeside.

NCC - £75 Brockhouse, £74 Yeldabrek.

CHE - £65 Nochnary, £55 Thripland.

CHM - £69 & £58 Nettlingflat.

X – £71 Holylee, £70 Hartwood, £69 Netherton & Lochlyoch, £67 Northflatt.

BFL - £80 Hillridge.

SHE - £45 West Yett.

Rams

TEX- £97 Hartwood, £95 Howes Way.

BEL - £100 Dykeside.

CHAR- £90 Broomhill.


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