Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 17th June
Cattle prime stock report
134 cattle were sold at our weekly prime stock sale comprising of 43 prime bullocks and heifers, 4 young bulls, 72 cast cows & bulls and 15 calves. Limousin heifer sold to 258p/kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie, to W Wales butchers, Kilmarnock. Limousin bullock sold to 236p/kg from Messrs Lindsay, Kepscaith, Longridge, to Finlay’s, Wishaw.
Prime cattle & young bulls
Heifer per head
£1470 Stonebyres, £1465 & £1445 Brockwoodlees, £1452 Girtridge, £1440 Heatheryhall, £1411 Auchenstarry.
Heifer per kilo
258p & 254p Brockwoodlees, 252p & 240p Heatheryhall, 240p Auchenstarry, 236p & 234p Girtridge, 232p Hill.
Bullock per head
£1416 Kepscaith, £1365 Girtridge.
Bullock per kilo
236p Kepscaith, 222p Girtridge.
206p & 205p Meadowflatt.
Cast cows & bulls
Beef cow per head
£1175 & £1145 Buteland, £1135 & £1115 Toxside, £1095 Hareshawhead, £1035 Easter Manuel.
Beef cow per kilo
139p Drumbuie, 135p Easter Manuel, 130p Buteland.
Dairy cow per head
£945 Blyth & Carlindean, £855 High Crewburn, £835 Moatmains.
Dairy cow per kilo
122p Moatmains, 110p Carlindean, 105p Blyth.
15 calves were forward to the fortnightly sale where trade topped at £315 for an Aberdeen angus bull from Messrs W Frame, Craigthornhill farm. More could be sold to advantage.
AA - £310 Craigthornhill.
BB - £155, £130, £125, £120 Boghouse.
LIM - £285 Northholm.
SIM - £260 Northholm.
Sheep prime stock report
A tremendous show of lambs saw all classes dearer on the week and in demand with more buyers operating. Many more could be sold to advantage. Not a lot of weight required to realise £80! The sale topped at £115 per head for texels from J W Gibb, Rusha, and to 265p/kg for beltex from W P Frame, Haspielaw. Overall average 219p/kg (SQQ 219.4p/kg).
TEX - £93 Southholm, £92.50 Bents, £90 Haswellsykes, £88.50 North Garngour, £87 Dovecot, £86 Wester Whitecastle, £86 Bents, £85 Cauldcoats holding & Felton.
BEL - £86 Southholm, £84 Gilmeadowland, £81 The firs.
SUF - £80 Howford, £79 Cloverhill.
TEX – 238.9p Wester Whitecastle, 238.5p Southholm, 237.2p Bents, 235.3p Nether Brotherston, 232.4p Felton, 230.8p Haswellsykes, 229.7p Felton, 228.6p Southholm & Wester Whitecastle.
BEL – 231.4p The firs, 227p Gilmeadowland, 226.3p Southholm, 220p The firs.
SUF – 207.9p Cloverhill, 205.1p Howford.
TEX - £110 Ingraston, £105 Old Walls & Haspielaw.
BEL - £114 Haspielaw, £95 Muirend, £94 Muirhouse, £89 Muirhouse & Blairston mains.
SUF - £95 Lesserlinn, £94 Gillbank & Balleny, £93.50 Newton of Wiston, £92.50 Westtown, £90 Cauldcoats holding, £89.50 Ingraston, £87.50 Balleny.
SM - £94 Hill.
TEX – 257.5p Muirend, 244.4p Ingraston, 244.2p Haspielaw, 238.1p Old Walls, 237.2p Westpark, 235.7p Nether Brotherston, 233.3p Old Walls, 230.2p Lesserlinn.
BEL – 265.1p Haspielaw, 229.3p Muirhouse, 226.2p Muirend, 222.5p Muirhouse.
SUF – 220.9p Lesserlinn, 218.3p Ingraston, 217.4p Newton of Wiston, 215p Haswellsykes, 21.8p Dreva, 213.6p, 213.4p & 213p Balleny.
SM – 208.9p Hill.
TEX - £115 & £113 Rusha, £111 Riverview, £108 Nunnerie, £107 Lee meadow & Westpark, £106 North Garngour, £105 Old walls, Hill & Riverview.
SUF - £99 Ingraston & Hill.
X - £92 Mashockmill.
TEX – 239.6p Rusha, 232.6p Lee meadow, 228.3p Hill, 227.7p Westpark, 226p Rusha, 223.4p Old walls, 218.8p Riverview, 217.4p Auchenbart.
SUF – 215.2p Hill, 210.6p Ingraston.
TEX - £108 North Garngour, £108 Auchenbart.
TEX – 200p North Garngour.
A small show of hoggs saw all classes dearer on the week. As from next week they will be sold amongst the ewes. The sale topped at £97 per head for texels from W M Leggate, Silverrig, and to 174p/kg for texels from J Dunlop, Blackwater. Overall average 155p/kg (SQQ 162p/kg). Another good show of 732 cast ewes and rams saw all classes dearer on the week, especially horned ewes and lean selling ewes. Fat was also slightly sharper. Sale topped at £153 for beltex from A Taylor, Heatheryhall, and to £76 for blackface from A Smith, Wester Crosswoodhill.
TEX - £146 Crathie, £140 North Garngour, £137 Eastfield, £136 Carstairs Mains, £130 Toxside & Redbrae, £128 Cauldcoats, £126 Toxside.
BEL - £153 Southholm, £118 Carstairs Mains, £112 Ashley & Drumbuie, £104 High Dyke.
SUF - £106 Toxside, £100 Southholm & Toxside, £98 Crathie & Blackpark, £96 Old Walls (2x), £95 Hills of Dalserf (2x), & Fieldside.
CHAR - £112 Southholm.
NCC - £79 Little Galla.
CHE - £70 Crathie & Muirend, £69 Rowantreehill, £68 Carstairs Mains, £67 Crathie, £66 Glen Lomond.
CONT - £92 Southholm.
CHM - £88 North Garngour, £85 Crathie.
SM - £77 Dreva, £76 Mashockmill, Blackwater & Muirhouse, £75 Howford & Muirhouse, Easter Howgate, & Carmacoup, £74 Easter Howgate, Crathie & Newton of Wiston, £74 Westpark, £73 The firs.
X - £94 East Bangour, £91 North Boig.
BFL - £80 Biggar Rd & Auchenbart.
BDM - £100 Carstairs Mains.
BTEX - £106 Haswellsykes.
JAC - £70 Knowehead.
SWA - £69 & £65 Blackpark.
HAM - £78 Wester Whitecastle.
DOR - £77 Crathie.
TEX - £124 Rowantreehill, £112 Chesterhall parks, £110 Little Galla.
BEL - £90 Carstairs Mains.
BF - £60 Home Farm.
SUF - £90 Dovecot.
NCC - £88 Rowantreehill.