Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 10th June
Cattle prime stock report
98 cattle were sold comprising 34 prime cattle and young bulls and 55 cast cows and bulls. Limousin heifer sold to 254p/kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees farm, Canonbie, to Cairns butchers, Law. Limousin bullock sold to 236p/kg from Messrs Warnock, Hill farm, Strathaven, to Elliot butchers, Lanark.
Prime cattle & young bulls
Heifer per head
£1450 Todhall, £1425 Brockwoodlees, £1410 Heatheryhall.
Heifer per kilo
254p & 246p Brockwoodlees, 248p Heatheryhall, 234p Auchenstarry, 230p Todhall, 226p Stonebyres.
Bullock per head
£1385 Todhall, £1265 Hill.
Bullock per kilo
236p & 235p Hill, 233p Todhall.
214p Greenbank, 206p High Crewburn.
Cast cows & bulls
Beef cow per head
£1305 Dreva, £1215 & £1045 Huntlyhill, £1065 West Glespin, £1025 High Crewburn, £985 Todhall.
Beef cow per kilo
155p West Glespin, 146p High Crewburn, 145p Dreva, 139p Newton of Wiston.
Dairy cow per head
£955 Moatmains, £835 Carlindean, £805 Greentowers, £755 Westtown.
Dairy cow per kilo
121p Greentowers, 103p Westtown, 101p Haggs.
Sheep prime stock report
1525 sheep sold comprising 257 prime lambs, 257 prime hoggs and 1011 cast ewes.
A similar show of lambs saw trade for best kinds sharper on the week especially butcher types. Light weight lambs in demand also. The sale topped at £121 per head for Texels from High parks farm, and to 267p/kg for Beltex from Padkin, Muirhouse. Overall average 219p/kg. (SQQ 219p/kg).
TEX - £75/234.4p Felton.
TEX – 234.4p Felton.
TEX - £86 Strawfrank, £85 Auchenhard, Felton & Brownhill.
BEL - £95 Muirhouse.
TEX - 243.9p Auchenraith, 229.7p Felton, 228.6p The Firs, 222.2p Auchenraith, 220.5p Strawfrank.
BEL – 243.6p Muirhouse.
SUF – 225.7p Hilltop
TEX - £115 High Parks, £108 Ingraston, £103 High Parks, £101 Hill, £100 Muirend, Dovecot & High Parks.
BEL - £112 High Parks, £108, £107 (2x) Muirhouse.
SUF - £90 Newton of Wiston.
MB - £106 & £104 High Parks
TEX - £118 Westwood lane, £117 High Parks, £112 & £111 Langside.
SUF - £101 Hill.
MB - £119 High Parks.
TEX – 261.4p High Parks, 240p Ingraston, 235p Dovecot, 234.1p High Parks, 232.6p Dovecot, 227.4p Ingraston, 226.8p Rowantreehill, 226.3p Bents.
BEL – 267.5p Muirhouse, 260.5p High Prks, 254.8p & 240p Muirhouse.
SUF – 213.4p Newton of Wiston, 212.5p Brownhill, 210p Ingraston.
MB – 235.6p & 231.1p High Parks.
MB - £121 High Parks.
MB – 224.1p High Parks.
A mixed show of hoggs saw the seasonal drop in trade and will shortly be best sold amongst ewes. The sale topped at £80 per head for mules from Messrs Haddow, Lawriesmuir, and to 176p/kg for Texels from Messrs Harrison, Hyndford Wells. Overall average 134p/kg (SQQ 143p/kg).
TEX - £65 West Dykes
BF - £51 North Boig.
CONT - £60 The meadows.
SM - £54 North Boig.
BF – 150p North Boig.
CONT – 171p The meadows.
TEX - £76 Hyndford Wells, £70 Yeldabrek.
BF - £71 Turdees.
SUF - £65 Yeldabrek.
SM - £66 Mount Lothian.
TEX – 176.7p Hyndford Wells, 175p Yeldabrek, 167.5p Drumdow.
BF – 161.4p Turdees, 160p Netherhill.
TEX - £75 Yeldabrek, £70 Greenbank, £70 Mount Lothian.
BF - £60 Nunnerie.
SUF - £65 Mount Lthian.
SM - £76 Hyndford Wells.
TEX – 148.9p Greenbank.
SM – 165.2p Hyndford Well.
TEX - £75 Nunnerie, £70 Dovecot.
BF - £75 Nunnerie.
SUF - £80 Lawriesmuir.
SM - £80 Lawriesmuir.
X - £70 Mount Lothian & Sandilands.
TEX – 134.1p Hyndford Wells.
BF – 131.6p Woolfords.
SM – 142.2p Hyndford Wells.
Another large show of ewes met a flying trade especially for lean ewes of all breeds. Horned ewes remained sharp with fat ewes now harder to cash. Rams remained firm.
Ewes per head
TEX - £140 Fieldside, £138 Langside, £130 Strawfrank & Pasture House, £128 Pasture House, £126 Fieldside, £122 Strawfrank, £120 Longnewton.
BEL - £130 Hillcrest.
BF - £72 Glen Lomond, £71 LowTippal, £70 Glen Lomond, £69 Gair, Rigg & Midlock, £66 Glen Lomond.
SUF - £107 Langside, £100 Longnewton & Yeldabrek, £99 Yeldabrek, £96 Crathie, £95 Braeside.
NCC - £96 Crathie, £76 Blackpark, £75 Crathie, £72 Yeldabrek.
CHE - £78 Rigg & Little Galla, £74 Crathie & Woodlands, £71 Woodlands & Turdees, £70 Crathie & Ford.
CHM - £81 Crathie, £75 Braeside.
SM - £77 The Firs, £74 Hillhouse, £72 Braeside & Ford, £71 Crathie & Braeside, £70 Strawfrank.
X - £80 Hillcrest.
SHE - £65 Yeldabrek, £55 Crathie, £49 Yeldabrek.
ZWA - £95 Craigiehall, £92 Crathie & Hamilton Rd.
HW - £62 Lawriesmuir, £47 Greenbank.
SWA - £71 & £68 Reedsmouth.
Rams per head
TEX - £112 Longnewton, £107 Yeldabrek, £104 Muirend.
BEL - £115 Longnewton, £110 Hilltop.
SUF - £97 Yeldabrek.
CHAR - £104 Longnewton.