Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 21st January 2019
119 Cattle Sold 119
Limousin Heifer sold to 251p/Kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Allan Elliot Butchers, Lanark. Limousin Bullock sold to 236p/Kg from R Struthers, Collielaw Farm, Carluke, to Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark.
Heifer per Head
£1512 & £1455 Brockwoodlees, £1508 Collielaw, £1432 Auchenstarry, £1420 Gillandersland.
Heifer per Kilo
251p & 250p Brockwoodlees, 245p Kinneil Mill, 238p Auchenstarry, 230p The Hill.
Bullock per Head
£1446 Bushelhead, £1395 Malletsheugh, £1371 Watgateshawhead, £1360 Howburn.
Bullock per Kilo
236p Collielaw, 234p Bushelhead, 228p The Hill.
200p East Merkland.
Beef Cow per Head
£1375 Townhead, £1235 Mid Shawtonhill, £1185 Blackhill, £1035 Greenshields.
Beef Cow per Kilo
151p Blackhill, 141p Mid Shawtonhill, 140p Hartwood Home Farm, 137p Greenshields, 136p Townhead, 130p Mayfield.
Dairy Cow per Head
£875 & £815 Marshill.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
111p Silverrig, 101p & 96p Marshill, 91p Draffan Muir.
2736 Hoggs and 1301 Cast Ewes were sold
The sale topped at £99 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, and to 234p/Kg for Beltex from T Linton, The Firs. Overall average 192p/Kg (SQQ 196p/Kg).
A larger show of prime hogs saw export weights up to 44kg dearer on the week, although the heavy weight hogs proved harder to cash. Light hogs also in demand.
TEX - £99 Collielaw, £97 East Shawtonhill & Collielaw, £95 North Garngour & Cairnie, £94 Muirburn, £93 Collielaw & Yeldabrek & Boylston & The Hill, £92 Bengal, £91 East Shawtonhill & Yeldabrek.
BEL - £96 & £95 The Firs, £94 East Shawtonhill, £92.50 & £91.50 Low Polquheys, £91 Heatheryhall & Spango & Silverigg, £90.50 Ingraston, £90 Broomfield & The Firs & East Shawtonhill.
NCC - £90.50 & £86 Traprain, £85 Bengal, £84.50 Malletsheugh & Traprain, £84 Greentowers & Malletsheugh & Ardoch, £83 Laigh Alticane.
SUFF - £89 Yeldabrek, £88 Netherhill, £86 Yeldabrek, £85.50 Newton of Crathie, £85 Cairnie & Yeldabrek & Heatheryhall & Burnetland & Newton of Crathie.
MULE - £83 & £81.50 Toxside, £79.50 Ingraston & Glendouran, £76 Spango, £75.50 Low Polquheys, £74.50 Broomfield, £73.50 Toxside.
BF - £83.50 Mitchellhill, £81 Hallhill, £76 & £75 Glendouran, £75 Netherhill, £74 Blairston Mains, £73 Glendouran, £72 The Boat, £71.50 Gosland, £70.50 Netherhill.
CHEV - £82 The Boat, £81.50 Traprain, £78 Glendouran.
TEX – 225p & 220p Collielaw, 219p Bengal, 217p Yeldabrek, 216p Collielaw & Boylston & Newton of Crathie, 215p East Shawtonhill, 213p Muirburn, 211p Yeldabrek & Heatheryhall.
BEL – 234p The Firs, 231p Dovecot, 227p Heatheryhall & Silverigg, 222p Heatheryhall, 221p Biggarshiels Mains, 220p Ingraston, 219p Broomfield, 217p Heatheryhall, 215p Biggarshiels Mains.
NCC – 209p Traprain, 206p & 204p Malletsheugh, 204p Greentowers, 202p Laigh Alticane, 200p The Boat.
SUFF – 208p Ingraston, 206p Dykehole, 204p Ingraston & Netherurd Mains, 203p Eastfield of Wiston, 201p Newton of Crathie, 200p Cairnie & West Torphin & Newton of Crathie.
MULE – 184p Gosland, 183p Toxside, 182p Kirkton of Crawford, 181p Toxside, 180p Ingraston & Burnetland.
BF – 191p Clonrae, 189p Blairston Mains, 188p Gosland, 187p Mitchellhill, 185p Netherhill & Glendouran & Clonrae, 182p Cairns & Clonrae & Kirkton of Crawford, 180p Birthwood & The Boat.
CHEV – 209p Traprain, 200p The Boat, 197p Bengal.
Another large show of Cast Ewes saw trade for best ewes stay strong with export type Cheviot & Blackface dearer on the week. Again however, fat proved hard to cash. Sale topped at £142 for Texels from Fleming, Nisbet Farm.
TEX - £142 Nisbet, £140 Hallhill, £134 Kailzie Mains, £132 Yeldabrek, £130 Hallhill, £120 Lesserlinn & Yeldabrek, £112 Overburns.
BEL - £108 Corstane.
SUFF - £87 Nether Stenries, £84 & £80 Yeldabrek.
MULE - £73 Dykehole, £70 Kirkton of Crawford, £65 Lesserlinn & Nisbet, £64 Blyth, £63 Muirhead, £62 Whitesykes, £60 Howburn.
BFL - £77 Spittal & Kailzie Mains.
LLY - £61 North Glen.
CHEV - £59 Jeanfield, £57 Dovecot, £56 Easterhouse, £55 East Millrig, £53 Muirhouse, £50 East Millrig.
BF - £57 Lochlyoch, £54 Toxside & Hallhill, £53 Lochlyoch & Crookboat & Greenfield & Earnockmuir, £52 South Stane, £51 Boylston, £50 Low Polquheys & Lochlyoch & Netherhill.
NCC - £79 Yeldabrek, £75 Hallhill, £67 Nether Stenries, £63 Spittal.