Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 25th March
Prime Cattle & Cast Cow
Limousin Heifer sold to 252p/Kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to J H Cairns Butchers, Law. Limousin bullock sold to 223p/Kg from R Warnock, Hill Farm, Strathaven, to Cooper Butchers, Bellshill.
Heifer per Head
£1564 Brockwoodlees, £1495 Kinneil Mill, £1436 Collielaw, £1372 Auchenstarry, £1357 Over Quarter.
Heifer per Kilo
252p & 248p Brockwoodlees, 242p Over Quarter, 238p Kinneil Mill & Auchenstarry, 230p & 228p Collielaw.
Bullock per Head
Bullock per Kilo
198p/£1463 West Glespin.
£1080 Sorn Mains.
Beef Cow per Head
£1275 Greenbank, £1215 & £1170 Powflatts, £1210 The Law, £1185 Mossplatt, £1095 Woodlands.
Beef Cow per Kilo
157p Greenbank, 156p Woodlands, 154p The Law, 145p Powflatts, 127p South Mains.
Dairy Cow per Head
£955 Mafflatt, £900 Westtown, £895 Sherrifflatts, £845 Greentowers.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
126p Mafflatt, 107p Sherrifflatts, 106p Westtown.
A smaller show of calves were forward to the fortnightly sale, young calves much dearer on the fortnight and many more could have been sold to vendors advantage . Topping the sale was a Limousin heifer from Messrs Newlands, Archlands Farm, which realised £310.
AAx - £220 & £195 Airthrey Kerse.
CHx - £165 Woodhead.
BRBx - £285 & £255 Airthrey Kerse.
CHx - £165 & £150 Woodhead.
Prime Hoggs & Cast Sheep
The sale topped at £118 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, and to 274p/Kg for Beltex from the same home. Overall Average 188p/Kg (SQQ 200p/kg).
A larger show of hoggs saw a much bigger show of heavy hoggs forward, being slightly easier on the week. Export and light hoggs maintained recent rates and short of requirements.
TEX - £118 & £116 Collielaw, £113 Highfield, £109 Collielaw, £107 Wellhead & High Crewburn, £105 Tulloch, £101 Wellhead & High Crewburn, £99 Balleny & High Tarbeg.
BEL - £108 Collielaw & Netherholm, £100 Beattockhill, £95 Easter Clevage & Upper Inchwood, £93 East Clevage, £91 Heatheryhall, £90 Easter Clevage & Tulloch.
NCC - £87, £85.50 & £84 Balleny, £84 Burnbrae.
CHAR - £90 Lawhill.
SUFF - £93.50 Yeldabrek, £90 Kettlehill, £88 Netherhill & Yeldabrek, £87 Yeldabrek, Hartwood & Woodhouse, £86.50 Wellhead, £86 & £85.50 Netherhill, £85.50 Yeldabrek.
SM - £86 Lawhill, Swaites & Cloverhill, £84.50 Lawhill, £83 Holm Farm & Blackbog, £82 Middlepart, Logan, Walston Mill & Silverigg, £81 Netherhill & High Tarbeg.
BF - £85.50 Linfairn & Toxside, £85 Linfairn & Glenrath, £84.50 Glendouran, £83.50 & £81 Linfairn, £80 Mitchellhill & Spango, £78 Corsebank & Heatheryhall, £77.50 Swaites.
CHEV - £88.50 Horseclose, £88 St Johns Kirk, £87.50 Horseclose, £86.50 Wellhead, Swaites, St Johns Kirk & Glendouran, £85.50 & £85 Wellhead, £84.50 Lochurd, £84 Wellhead.
SHET - £51 Low Killernie.
TEX – 274p, 269p, 265p & 253p Collielaw, 248p Bowridge, 244p Collielaw, 242p Beattockhill, 241p High Tarbeg, 238p West Glespin, 237p Dykehole, 236p Muirburn & Boylston, 235p west Glespin.
BEL – 270p Collielaw, 239p Heatheryhall, 238p Beattockhill, 231p & 226p Easter Clevage, 226p Upper Inchwood, 225p Easter Clevage.
NCC – 202p & 200p Balleny, 195p Burnbrae.
CHAR – 206p East Merkland.
SUFF – 202p Netherhill, 201p Heatheryhall, 196p Easter Clevage & Dykehole, 195p Kettlehill, 188p Wellhead.
SM – 209p Mitchellhill, 207p High Tarbeg, 204p Swaites, 188p Walston Mill, 187p Ladyurd & Kilnhills, 186p Netherhill & Walston Mill, 185p Middlepart.
BF – 207p Linfairn, 205p Toxside, 204p Swaites, 202p Spango & Walston Mill, 201p Tulloch, 200p Ladyurd, Heatheryhall, Mitchellhill, Boylston & Corsebank, 198p Spango.
CHEV – 220p St Johns Kirk, 216p Swaites, 212p St Johns Kirk, 210p Tippethill, Low Killernie & Wellhead, 206p Wellhead, 205p Holm Farm, Heatheryhall & Netherhill.
SHET – 182p Low Killernie.
A large show of 1256 Cast Ewes & Rams were forward with all classes meeting extreme rates and dearer on the week. Many more could be sold to advantage. Sale topped at £145 for Texels from K Johnstone, Boghouse, and to £72 for Blackface from Messrs Dickie, Spango, tups were very dear in all breeds.
TEX - £145 Boghouse, £140 Robiesland, £139 Silverrig, £130 Boat, £122 Auchenbart, £116 Boghouse, £114 Yeldabrek, £111 Hilltop.
BEL - £135 Yeldabrek, £106 Netherholm.
CHAR - £108 Hilltop, £93 Laigh Cleughearn.
SUFF - £120 Lochurd & Sunnyside, £118 Balgreen Cottage, £110 Yeldabrek, £109 & £106 Greendyke, £98 Broomlands.
SM - £93 Springwood, £90 Hillfield, £88 Earnockmuir, £85 Broomlands, £84 Springwood & Netherhill, £83 Coldwakening & Howburn, £82 Laigh Cleughearn.
NCC - £110 & £92 Yeldabrek, £87 Little Gala, £86 Holm Farm, £85 Earnockmuir & Springwood, £81 Coldwakening.
CHEV - £76 & £68 Greendyke.
BF - £72 Spango, £71 Cloverhill, £69 Earnockmuir, Clonrae & Greendyke, £68 Skirling Mains, £66 Glencaple, £65 Spango, £63 Clonrae, £62 Spango & Clonrae, £61 East Merkland & Blindburn.