Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 1st April
Prime Cattle and Cast Cow Report
77 Cattle Sold
Limousin Heifer sold to 252p/Kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.
Heifer per Head
£1491 Todhall, £1435 Heatheryhall, £1415 Brockwoodlees, £1330 Collielaw, £1285 Castlehill.
Heifer per Kilo
252p & 244p Brockwoodlees, 234p Heatheryhall & Collielaw, 230p Castlehill, 228p Kinneil Mill, 227p Dreva, 222p Todhall.
Bullock per Head
£1314 The Hill, £1308 Castlehill.
Bullock per Kilo
Beef Cow per Head
£1095 West Glespin.
Beef Cow per Kilo
172p Carlinside, 150p West Glespin.
Dairy Cow per Head
Dairy Cow per Kilo
123p Midhill, 112p Newlands.
Sheep Primestock Report
3104 Hoggs and 991 Cast Ewes sold
The sale topped at £126 per head for Beltex from M A Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, and to 280p/Kg for Beltex from the same home. Overall average 202p/Kg (SQQ 212p/Kg).
Another large show of hoggs saw all classes much sharper on the week, with trade the best seen so far this spring. More could be sold to advantage.
TEX - £114 Highfield, £113 Balleny, £109 Westtown, £107 Muirburn, £106 Muirburn, £105 Little Galla & South Arnloss, £104 Muirburn & West Mains Croft, £103 Muirburn.
BEL - £126 Heatheryhall, £114 Greenbank, £111 (2x) Heatheryhall, £110 Hardridge & Westtown, £108 Silverrig, Greenbank & Westtown, £102.50 The Hill.
NCC - £96 Balleny, £94 Malletsheugh, £93.50 Balleny, £93 Netherhill, £92.50 Balleny, £89 Malletsheugh.
SUFF - £96 Kettlehill, £95 Balleny, Heatheryhall & Wellhead, £94 Kettlehill & Netherhill, £93 Lawhill & Hartwood, £92.50 Netherhill, £92 Westtown, £91.50 Newton of Crathie.
SM - £88.50 Auldtoun & Silverrig, £85 Lawhill.
BF - £93.50 Spango, £91.50 Allanton, £91 Gosland, £90 Highfield, £90 Snar, £89.50 Logan, £88 Mitchellhill.
CHEV - £96 Wellhead (2x), £94 South Arnloss & Wellhead, £93.50 Wellhead, £93 South Arnloss & Craigdarroch, £91 Heatheryhall, £90 South Arnloss.
CHAR - £97 Dykehole, £92.50 East Crookedstone (2x), £90 Laight.
TEX – 279p & 260p Muirburn, 256p Balleny, 252p Muirburn, 250p Cumberhead, 245p Heatheryhall, 244p, 243p &241p Muirburn, 239p & 235p Heatheryhall.
BEL – 280p Heatheryhall, 256p Hill, 248p Hardridge, 247p Greenbank, 242p West Mains, 239p Westtown & Hardridge, 238p Hill, 236p Laight.
NCC – 213p Malletsheugh, 210p Balleny, 206p Netherhill, 200p Balleny.
SUFF – 214p Lawhill, 212p Heatheryhall, 212p Newton of Crathie, 211p Dykehole & Wellhead, 209p Easter Clevage, 207p East Crookedstone, 206p Balleny.
SM – 197p Skirling Mains, 196p Eastfield, 192p Auldtoun.
BF – 214p Craigdarroch, 212p Spango & Tulloch, 211p Logan, Burnhead & Mitchellhill, 210p Hawthornbank, 209p Craigdarroch (2x) & Mitchellhill.
CHEV – 218p Craigdarroch, 217p Heatheryhall, 214p Newton of Crathie & Craigdarroch, 213p Heatheryhall, 212p & 211p Netherhill, 210p Wellhead.
CHAR – 215p & 200p East Crookedstone, 195p Laigh Cleughearn.
Another large show of Cast Ewes and Rams met another strong trade especially for lean and well fleshed ewes. A large show of fat ewes forward, slightly easier on the week. Top price of £170 for Texels from R Laird, Cambwell and £73 for Blackface from Messrs Dickie, Spango.
TEX - £170 & £150 Cambwell, £140 Greenbank & Cambwell, £130 Brocklees, £124 Eastfield & Shawtonhill, £122 Lee Meadow, £120 Harestonehill, £112 Cambwell & Shawtonhill.
BEL - £123 Haswellsykes, £98 Strasmulloch, £90 Spango.
SUFF - £120 & £108Southridge, £106 West Mains, £99 Hartwood, £97 Broomlands, £96 Blackburn Mains.
SM - £83 Brocklees, £82 Broomlands, £81 Netherhill, £79 Balleny, Spango & Laigh Cleughearn, £78 Stramulloch, Earnockmuir & Harestonehill.
CHEV - £72, £71 & £63 Stobo Home Farm.
BF - £73 & £69 Spango, £69 Woodedge, £67 Spango, £64 Spango & Thirstane Cottage, £63 Earnockmuir, £62 Craigdarroch, £61 Home Farm.
SHET - £24 Thirstane Cottage.
NCC - £82 West Mains, £81 Stramulloch.
TEX - £128 Dechmont, £122 Lee Meadow.
BFL - £98 Howslack.