Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 11th March
Lawrie & Symington hard forward 39 Prime Cattle, 51 Cast Cows & Bulls, and 31 Calves.
Limousin Heifer sold to 250p/Kg from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Cairns Butchers, Law.
Heifer per Head
£1536 Todhall, £1502 Brockwoodlees, £1400 Heatheryhall, £1275 South Arnloss.
Heifer per Kilo
250p & 249p Brockwoodlees, 236p Heatheryhall, 232p Todhall, 226p Hill.
Bullock per Head
£1312 Meadowflatt, £1155 Logan.
Beef Cow per Head
£1145 Hillend, £1115 East Millrig, £1095 Hillend, £1055 Kirkton of Crawford.
Beef Cow per Kilo
154p Hillend, 145p East Millrig, 145p Hillend, 140p Logan.
Dairy Cow per Head
£1005 Greentowers, £875 Cromlet, £815 West Brackenridge, £765 Broadfield.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
124p Loanfoot, 118p Greentowers, 113p Broadfield, 109p West Brackenridge, 104p Cromlet.
A six week old Charolais x Bull calf topped the sale at £330 from Messrs Taylor, Heatheryhall. Best strong beef calves dearer and more could have been sold to vendors advantage.
BRBx - £320, 280 & £265 Airthrey Kerse, £195 Boghouse.
AAx - £250 Heatheryhall.
BRBx - £245 Airthrey Kerse.
AAx - £175, £170 & £160 Airthrey Kerse, £155 Over Dalserf.
Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 2940 Hoggs and 630 Cast Ewes.
Sheep Primestock Report
The sale topped at £116 (2x) per head for Texel & Beltex from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, and to 275p/Kg for Beltex from Anderson, Old Walls. Overall Average 185p/Kg (SQQ 195p/Kg). Another large show of hogs saw trade firmer on the week in all classes. Export hogs short of requirements with the 30-39kg hoggs keenly sought after.
TEX - £116 (2x), £114 & £107 Collielaw, £107 Wellhead, £103 Toxside, £102 Wellhead, £100 Heatheryhall, £99 Cairnie & Cowgrove, £97 Wellhead, Hartwood & North Garngour, £96 Howden & Longford, £95.50 Allanton.
BEL - £113 Collielaw, £110 (2x) Old Walls, £104 Haspielaw, £103 Balleny, £98 Logan & Stramulloch, £97 Haspielaw, £95 Balleny, £94 Old Walls.
NCC - £84 Howden, £81 Downfield.
SUFF - £89 Cowgrove, £87.50 Yeldabrek, £87 Balleny & Yeldabrek, £84.50 Logan, £84 Balleny, £83.50 Tippethill & Netherhill, £83 Stramulloch, £82.50 Logan & Kettlehill.
SM - £78 Boghouse, £73.50 Netherhill.
BF - £84 Kirkland, £83 Gosland, £80 Allanton & Kirkland, £79.50 Allanton, £79 Kirkland & Spango, £78.50 Heatheryhall & Spango, £78 Glenafton, £77 West Lethans & Toxside.
CHE - £84.50 Gateslack, £83.50 Wellhead, £82.50 Heatheryhall, £79.50 Laing Terrace & Alticane, £79 Logan & Malletsheugh.
CHAR - £90 Laigh Cleughearn & Wellhead, £84.50 Laigh Cleughearn.
TEX – 271p, 257p, 252p & 248p Collielaw, 243p Heatheryhall, 235p Netherhill, 227p Boghouse, 226p Tippethill, 225p Wellhead, 220p Nisbet, 219p Bushelhead & Toxside.
BEL – 275p & 261p Old Walls, 251p Collielaw, 243p Biggarshiels, 242p West Lethans & Haspielaw, 241p Haspielaw, 239p Stramulloch, 237p, 234p & 231p Biggarshiels, 230p Heatheryhall.
NCC – 205p & 188p Downfield.
SUFF – 198p Netherhill, 193p Stramulloch, 190p Gosland, 189p Tippethill, 186p Netherurd Mains, 183p Kettlehill, 175p Howden.
SM – 205p Boghouse.
BF – 206p Gosland, 205p Netherhill. 204p Gosland, 202p Glenafton & West Lethans, 201p Toxside, 200p Allanton, Spango & Glenafton, 198p Spango & Swaites, 197p & 194p Allanton.
CHE – 208p Laing Terrace, 206p Alticane, 200p Heatheryhall, 198p Wellhead & Alticane, 197p Logan, 196p Heatheryhall.
CHA – 191p Wellhead, 186p & 180p Laigh Cleughearn.
A smaller show of 630 Cast Ewes were forward with all classes much dearer on the week as numbers tighter. Texel Ewes topped at £163 from Gibson, Cowgrove and Blackface to £58 from Lyon, Northflatt.
TEX - £163 Cowgrove, £160 Strawfrank, £156 Laigh Cleughearn, £154 Strawfrank, £152 Old Walls, £139 Laigh Cleughearn, £128 Belstane, £116 Coulter Station.
BEL - £120 Westmains.
CHA - £109 Yeldabrek.
SUFF - £110 Yeldabrek, £94 Laigh Cleughearn, £90 Ingraston.
SM - £74 Gilkerscleugh, £73 Eastersills & Thripland, £72 Netherurd Mains, £71 & £70 Earnockmuir, £69 Biggarshiels.
BFL - £78 Greenwalls.
CHE - £67 Earnockmuir, £59 Castle Crawford, £58 Skirling Mains, £56 Earnockmuir & Skirling Mains.
BF - £58 Northflatt, £57 Greenwalls, £56 Skirling Mains & Nunnerie, £55 Gilkerscleugh & Clonrae, £51 Belstane & Nisbet, £50 Blairmulloch, Blindburn & Kirkton of Crawford.
NCC - £70 Howden.
TEX - £114 Yeldabrek.
BEL - £90 Daviesdyke.
CHA - £82 Yeldabrek.