Monday 30th August – Primestock Report

Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre

Monday 30th August

158 Cattle 158
Lawrie and Symington Ltd had forward 158 cattle comprising 21 bullocks and heifers, 6 young bulls, 67 cast cows & bulls and 64 cast cows.
Heifers sold to 276p per kilo from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie to H Black Butchers Lanark or to £1797 from the same home to S Collin Butchers, Muirhead.
Bullocks sold to 274p per kilo from Messrs Gray, Balquharrage Farm, Lennoxtown to W Stark, Twecher or to £1504 from the same home.

Heifers per head
£1797, £1765, £1744 Brockwoodlees

Heifers per kilo
276p, 274p (Twice), 270p Brockwoodlees

Bullocks per head
£1504, £1502 Balquharrage
£1475 Muirburn

Bullocks per kilo
274p Balquharrage
250p Muirburn

Cast Bulls per head
£1490 Gillandersland
£1450 Newsteadings
£1330 Hazelside

Young Bulls per head
£1342 Carlophill
£1208 Craig Douglas

Dairy Bullock & Heifer per kilo
206p Westtown

Beef cows sold to £1525 from Messrs Mclean, Walsley Farm, Strathaven.
Dairy cows sold to £1135 from Messrs Haddow, Letham Farm, Lesmahagow.

Beef cows per head
LIM - £1405 Coramore
£1375 Headsmuir
£1165 Parkhall
£1055 Cairnie

BB - £1370 Nether Abington

AA – £1525 Walsley
£1405 Lawriesmuir
£1215, £1165 Newton of Wiston

CON - £1500 Knowetop

Beef cows per kilo
LIM – 178p Headsmuir
170p Coramore
169p Parkhall
153p Cairnie

BB – 173p Nether Abington
153p Over Quarter

AA – 180p Lawriesmuir
170p Walsley
163p Lawriesmuir
150p Muckraw

HER – 152p Newton of Wiston

BSH – 146p Newsteadings

CON - 188p Knowetop

Dairy cows per head
£1135, £1025 Letham
£1105, £895 Greentowers
£1005 Drumglass
£955 South Brackenridge
£935 Carscallan
£915 Woodhead
£865 Blindburn

Dairy cows per kilo
154p,151p Letham
144p Woodhead
140p South Brackenridge
139p Carscallan
138p Greentowers
137p Drumglass
136p Blindburn
125p Netherholm
123p Wolfclyde
121p Nether Affleck
112p Ainville
110p Westtown

CALVES
A smaller show of 64 calves & stirks were forward to the fortnightly sale, with trade similar on the fortnight. Stirks reached a top of £400 for an Aberdeen Angus heifer from Headsmuir. Beef bull calves topped at £355 for a British Blue from Branchalburn, with beef heifer calves peaking at £370 from Gartclush. Dairy bulls topped at £125 for a Friesian from Cronan.

Stirks
AA - £400 Headsmuir.
SM - £390 South Quarter, £380 Newsteadings.

Calves
Beef Bulls
AA - £355 Branchalburn, £340 & £325 Craigthornhill, £295 Hillhead.
BB - £330 Hillhead, £325 Gartclush, £320 Hillhead, £310 & £300 Newlands, £295 Bransfield, £290 Hillhead, £285 Bransfield, £280 West Newton & Newlands, £240 (2x) West Newton, £220 Newlands, £210 Drumglass.
BSH - £230 Branchalburn.
HE - £250 & £220 Swaites.
SM - £350 Ingraston, £330 & £315 Gartclush.

Beef Heifers
AA - £355 Headsmuir, £330 Craigthornhill, £290 Headsmuir.
BB - £370 & £360 Gartclush, £355 Branchalburn, £340 Gartclush, £320 & £315 Hillhead, £310 Gartclush, Hillhead & Branchalburn, £305 Newlands, £295 Branchalburn, £290 Bransfield, £270 Newlands, £260 Bransfield, £250 West Newton.
LM - £300 Bransfield.

Dairy Bulls
FR - £125, £120 & £110 Cronan, £100 Branchalburn.

Sheep prime stock report
Lawrie and Symington Ltd sold 3386 Lambs and 2595 Cast Ewes and Hoggs through Lanark.

Lambs
A larger show of 3386 prime lambs saw an excellent show for quality and trade easily upheld recent high rates and many more can now be sold to fill increased buyer demand.
The sale topped at £140 per head for Texels from Messrs Chapman, Hangingshaw and to 305p/kg for Beltex from Messrs Cunningham, Walkerdyke.

Overall Average 239pp/kg (SQQ 239.5p/kg)

25.5-32kg
Per Head
BF - £64 Kilmichael
CHM - £60 Parkhouse
Per Kilo
BF – 200p Kilmichael
CHM – 206.9p Parkhouse

32.1-39kg
Per Head
TEX - £98.50 Walkerdyke, £93.50 School RD, £93 Craig Douglas, £93 Nia-Roo, £90 Knowehead, £90 Turdees, £89 Felton, £89 Nether Brotherston, £89 Viewfield, £88 Nether Adroscadale
BEL - £116, £110, £106 Walkerdyke, £105 Felton, £100 Walkerdyke, £98 Cumberhead, £96 Nether Brotherston, £95 Cumberhead, £95 Dovecot, £90 Knowehead
BF - £79.50 Turdees
SUF - £94 Walkerdyke, £87 Whinnybrae
CHE - £85.50 Kilnhills
CHM - £85.50 Kilnhills, £85 Spittal
X – £85.50 March Cottage, £83 Knowehead
ROUS - £89 Bents
HW - £77 Millmoor
GOAT - £69 Woodend
Per Kilo
TEX – 252.6p Walkerdyke, 251.4p Nia-Roo, 244.7p Craig Douglas, 244.1p Greyside, 239.7p School RD, 236.8p Turdees, 235.1p Bents, 234.1p Felton, 234.2p Nether Brotherston, 231.6p Nether Adroscdale
BEL – 305.6p, 297.4p, 294.4p Walkerdyke, 279.4p Dovecot, 277.8p Walkerdyke, 276.3p Felton, 258.1p Cumberhead, 252.6p Nether Brotherston, 251.3p Cumberhead, 236.8p Knowehead
BF – 209.2p Turdees
SUF – 241p Walkerdyke, 223.1p Whinnybrae
CHE – 219.2p Kilnhills
CHM – 237.5p Kilnhills, 223.7p Spittal
X – 219.2p March Cottage, 218.4p Knowehead
ROUS – 228.2p Bents
HW – 220p Millmoor
GOAT – 209.1p Woodend

39.1-45.5kg
Per Head
TEX - £126 Craighead, £121 Silverrig, £120 Collielaw, £119 Craighead, £199 Yeldabrek, £118 Mid Shawtonhill, £117 Collielaw, £117 Hangingshaw, £116.50 Yeldabrek, £116 Collielaw
BEL - £128, £127 Broomfield, £127 Little Kype, £119 Mid Shawtonhill, £119 Cloverhill, £118 Calton, £117.50 Cloverhill, £117 x2 Biggarshiels Mains, £116 Over Glaisnock
BF - £94.50 Hartside, £86 Dykefoot, £82 High Dyke
SUF - £112.50 Nia-Roo, £108 Rutherend, £108 Yeldabrek, £106.50 Burnetland, £105 Netherton, £105 Powflats, £104 Lochurd, £103.50 Howmains, £99.50 Lawhead, £99.50 West Torphin
CHAR - £105 Whinbush, £98 The Firs, £94 Coldwakening, £93.50 Crawcraigs
CHE - £122 Hallhill, £95 Parkhouse, £95 School RD
CHM - £105 Cairnie, £104 Avonbank, £100 West Torphin, £100 Collielaw, £97 Newmill, £92 Kilnhills, £91.50 Parkhouse, £90 Laigh Carnduff
SM - £104 Sunnyside, £100 Whinbush, £100 Ingraston, £100 Northflatt, £97.50 Hartside, £90 Muldron, £89.50 Scrogton
X - £100 Coldwakening, £93 Scrogton
BFL - £79 Leadburnlea
BDM - £102 Haspielaw
JAC – £92 Eastfield
TXS - £96.50 Hardington Mains
RYE - £90 Bannerman Drive
Per Kilo
TEX – 280p Craighead, 273.2p Kepscaith, 273.2p Newmill, 272.5p Burnhouse, 271.4p Dovecot, 269.5p Boghouse, 268.9p Silverrig, 268.2p Mid Shawtonhill, 266.7p, 265.9p Collielaw
BEL – 290.9p Broomfield, 288.6p Little Kype, 287.8p Calton, 285.4p Biggarshiels Mains, 285p Calton, 282.2p Broomfield, 280.5p Newmill, 280p Dovecot, 278.6p Biggarshiels Mains, 270.5p Mid Shawtonhill
Bf – 225P Hartside, 209.8p Dykefoot, 205p High Dyke
SUF – 250p Nia-Roo, 245.5p Yeldabrek, 240p Rutherend, 238.6p Netherton, 236.9p West Torphin, 236.7p Burnetland, 235p Laigh Carnduff, 234.1p The Firs, 233.3p Powflats, 233.3p The Firs
CHAR – 238.6p Whinbush, 233.8p Crawcraigs, 233.3p The Firs, 229.3p Coldwakening
CHE – 271.1p Hallhill, 231.7p Parkhouse, 231.7p School RD
CHM – 233.3p Cairnie, 232.6p West Torphin, 231.1p Avonbank, 231p Newmill, 230p Kilnhills, 228.8p Parkhouse, 222.2p Collielaw, 219.5p Laigh Carnduff
SM – 231.1p Sunnyside, 227.3p Northflatt, 226.7p Hartside, 222.2p Whinbush, 222.2p Ingraston, 218.3p Scrogton, 214.3p Muldron
X – 232.6p Coldwakening, 226.8p Scrogton
BFL – 197.5p Leadburnlea
BDM – 242.9p Haspielaw
JAC – 219p Eastfield
TXS – 229.8p Hardington Mains
RYE – 204.5p Bannerman Drive

45.6-52kg
Per Head
TEX - £131 Hallhill, £130 Craighead, £128 Collielaw, £128 Felton, £127 Yeldabrek, £126 Broomfield, £126 Greyside, £126 Hill, £126 Craighead, £125 Ingraston
BEL - £131 Broomfield, £127 Walkerdyke, £123 Cloverhill, £121 Broomfield
SUF - £127 Yeldabrek, £122 Netherton, £120 Skirling Mains, £120 Fountainside, £120 Muldron, £118 Greencraig, £117 Yeldabrek, £115 Auldtoun
CHE - £122 Hallhill, £101 Muldron
SM - £104.50 Greenfield
BFL - £90 Leadburnlea, £85 Greenfield
MB - £114 High Parks
ZWA - £106 Wester Dunsyston
BL - £97 East Millrig
HAM - £122 East Millrig
SXB - £110 x2 Sunnyside
Per Kilo
TEX – 272.3p Collielaw, 264.6p Yeldabrek, 262p Hallhill, 260p, 258.3p Craighead, 257.4p Little Kype, 257.1p Greyside, 256.6p Broomfield, 256p Felton, 255.3p Hangingshaw
BEL – 276.1p Walkerdyke, 262p, 257.4p Broomfield, 246p Cloverhill
SUF – 249p Yeldabrek, 245.8p Greencraig, 244.9p Fountainside, 244.7p Auldtoun, 244p Netherton, 240p Muldron, 238.8p Yeldabrek, 230.8p skirling Mains
CHE – 244p Hallhill, 214.9p Muldron
SM – 227.2p Greenfield
BFL – 187.5p Leadburnlea, 180.9p Greenfield
MB – 237.5p High Parks
ZWA – 220.8p Wester Dunsyston
BL – 210.9p East Millrig
HAM – 234.6p East Millrig
SXB – 239.1p Sunnyside, 234p Sunnyside

52+kg
Per Head
TEX – £140 Hangingshaw, £136 Broomfield, £135 Greencraig, £133 Broomfield, £126 Kepscaith, £126 South Quarter
SUF – £110 Lochhill
Per Kilo
TEX – 256.6p Broomfield, 254.5p Hangingshaw, 250.9p Broomfield, 245.5p Greencraig, 237.7p South Quarter, 229.1p Kepscaith
SUF – 207.5p Lochhill

Cast Ewes
Another excellent show of 2595 cast ewes and rams saw more hill ewes and leaner ewes forward, these were slightly easier. However best quality ewes were still keenly sought after and short in numbers.
Sale topped at £196 for Texel from Messrs Pate, Toxside and to £85 for Blackface from Messrs Smith, Wester Crosswoodhill.

TEX – £196 Toxside, £190 Rockhall, £182 Hallhill, 174 Westwoodlane, £166 Scrogton, £156 Yeldabrek, £152 Toftcombs, £150 Yeldabrek, £148 Greyside
BEL – £146 Greyside, £137 Burnhouse, £130 Greyside, £126 Biggarshiels Mains, £80 Kepscaith
BF – £86 Greyside, £85 Wester Crosswoodhill, £79 Dalblair, £76 Queensberry, £75 Dawyck Mill, £75 Yeldabrek, £70 Peel, £68 Muldron, £68 Cloverhill
SUF – £140 Yeldbarek, £135 Greyside, £123 Gillahill, £121, £120 Yeldabrek, £118 Greyside, £116 Mossband, £114 Broomfield, £100 Powflats, £96 Broomfield
NCC - £131, £114, £102 Nettlingflat, £98 West Shawtonhill, £90 Cronan, £90 Greyside, £84 Yeldabrek, £80 Greyside, £78 Hilltop, £72 Springfield
CHE – £108 Kilnhills, £96 Greyside, £90 Mount Benger, £88 Rockhall, £85 Castlehill, £82 Mossband, £81 School RD, £80 Ascog, £79 Kilnhills, £72 March Cottage
CONT - £92 Mossband
CHM - £131 Greyside, £108 Mossband, £94, £78 Lonformacus, £76 Greyside, £70 Lonformacus, £60 Greyside
X – £129 Toftcombs, £114 Castlehill, £113 Cherrytrees, £110 Mossband, £108 East Millrig, £106 Cherrytrees, £105 Westmains, £105, £102 Cherrytrees, £100 Cloverhill
BFL – £118 Skirling Mains, £92 Scrogton, £70 Muldron, £56 Greyside
SHE - £45 March Cottage, £25 x2 Hilltop, £20 Gillahill
LLE - £100, £96 Mossband, £91 Burghmuir, £90 Greyside, £78 Springfield, £61 Burghmuir
ZWA - £112 Arran View, £80 Gillahill
JAC - £49 Mossband, £30 Back Hareshaw
HW - £58 Mossband
SWA - £58 Springfield, £48 Mossband, £40 Ladyurd
BEUL - £68 Greyside
DOR - £95, £70 Crockroy
RYE - £66 Linnmill
EASY CARE – £78, £67, £65 Greyside
GOAT - £30 The Cottage

Rams
TEX – £170 Craig Douglas, £148 Greyside, £146 Toxside, £140 Haywoodhead, £140 Yeldabrek, £140 Kepscaith, £140 Millside, £126 Yeldabrek, £102 Greyside
BEL - £114 Yeldabrek
BF - £94 Noss, £90 Silverrig, £82 Braeedge, £64 School RD, £50 Dalblair
SUF - £110 Noss, £58 Muldron
CHAR - £120 Yeldabrek
NCC - £90 Greyside
X - £157 Braeedge, £78 Yeldabrek, £60 Crockroy
BFL - £40 Howslack
SHE - £68 Noss, £45 Meadowbank RD, £45 Yeldabrek
DTEX - £98 Yeldabrek
ZWA - £146 Braeedge
HAM - £162, £122 Braeedge

Shetland and Orkney Report
Lawrie and Symington ltd sold 3386 Lambs and 2595 Ewes and rams of which saw 384 Ewes & prime lambs from the Orkney and Shetland Island which saw ewes top at £156 for Texel from Messrs Laird, Yeldabrek and lambs to £127 for Suffolk also from Messrs Laird, Yeldabrek.

Principal Prices:

Shetland Lambs
TEX – £93 Nia-Roo
SUF - £112.50 Nia-Roo

Shetland Ewes
TEX - £150 Gilbraes Hus

Shetland Rams
SUF - £110 Gilbraes Hus
BF - £94 Gilbraes Hus
SHE - £68 Gilbraes Hus, £45, £30 Meadowbank Rd, £30 Bethesda

Orkney Lambs
TEX – £127, £124, £122, £120, £119, £116.50£115.50, £113 Yeldabrek
SUF - £127, £117, £108 Yeldabrek

Orkney Ewes
TEX - £156, £150, £130, £123, £121, £113, £104, £92 Yeldabrek
SUF - £140, £121, £120, £93 Yeldabrek
NCC - £84 Yeldabrek
BF - £75, £50 Yeldbrek
CHE - £65, £55 Yeldabrek
X - £90 Yeldabrek
LLE - £55 Yeldabrek

Orkney Rams
TEX - £140, £126, £98, £69 Yeldabrek
BEL - £114 Yeldabrek
CHAR - £120 Yeldabrek
X- £78 Yeldabrek
SHE - £45 Yeldabrek


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