Sale Date: 10 Sept 2018

Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre

Monday 10th September

196 Cattle Sold 196

Comprising of 38 Bullocks & Heifers, 4 Young Bulls, 99 Cast Cows & 55 Calves. Limousin Heifer sold to 259p from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Limousin Bullock sold to 253p from the same home to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.

Heifer per Kilo
259p, 256p Brockwoodlees
255p, 250p Todhall
251p, 250p Heatheryhall
248p Kepscaith
244p Auchenstarry
235p Aitkenhead
231p Under Shieldhill

Heifer per Head
£1623 Heatheryhall
£1520 Todhall
£1492 Brockwoodlees
£1425 Aitkenhead
£1370 Under Shieldhill

Bullock per Kilo
253p Brockwoodlees
240p Kepscaith
236p Castlehill
224p Todhall

Bullock per Head
£1580 Todhall
£1460 Brockwoodlees
£1335 Kepscaith
£1285 Castlehill

Young Bulls
221p Castlehill
208p Millmoor

Cast Bulls
£1190 Brownhill
£1190 Cairnie
£1190 Parkhall

Beef Cow per Kilo
173p Lee Meadow
169p Corsebank
153p Rhoin
151p Todhall
150p Woodlands
140p East Mains
131p Netherton

Beef Cow per Head
£1195 Lee Meadow
£1185 Todhall
£1155 Corsebank
£1095 Netherton
£1085 Woodlands
£1075 Rhoin
£1015 East Mains

Dairy Cow per Kilo
134p Burnfoot
132p Marshill
123p Loanfoot
121p Kirklands

Dairy Cow per Head
£1045 Kirklands
£1035, £925 Burnfoot
£965 Marshill
£855 Loanfoot

55 Calves were forward. Top price was achieved by a Simmental Bull from Mollinhillhead at £395.

Bull Calves
£390 East Mains
£380 (twice) East Mains
£212 Craigside
£150 Longlea
£120 Byretown

Heifer Calves
£385 & £355 Mollinhillhead
£360 East Mains

2093 Lambs and 1170 Cast Ewes sold

The sale toppedf at £97 per head for Texels from L W Goodfellow, Townfoot Farm, and to 211p/Kg for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm. Overall average 171p/Kg (SQQ 173p/Kg).

Lambs
Lambs were a fair bit easier on the week, in line with the national trend as more numbers come on the market. Heavy lambs still cming to decent pounds per head and best quality good per kilo.

Principle Price/Head
TEX - £97 Townfoot, £95 Muirhead & Collielaw, £93 Collielaw, £90 Collielaw & Greenfield & Chesterhall, £89 Collielaw & West Mains.
BEL - £93 Nether Skellyhill, £88 Ingraston, £85 Little Kype.
CHAR - £78 Southmains.
SUFF - £86 & £82 Keithly, £80 Langshaw, £79 Galalaw & Candermains.
MULE - £87 Crookboat, £75 Westmains, £74 Drochil Castle, £73 Hartfield.
BF - £74 Hartfield.
CHEV - £85 Keithly, £82 Castlehill.

Principle Price/Kg
TEX – 211p, 20p, 206p Collielaw, 204p Kirkton of Crawford, 202p Collielaw, 200p Townfoot, 198p Bengal, 197p Westmains & Daviesdyke & Hill.
BEL – 204p Ingraston, 202p Nether Skellyhill, 197p Laigh Carnduff, 192p Westmains.
SUFF – 181p High Cleughearn, 175p Ingraston, 173p Dykehole & Laigh Carnduff.
MULE – 164p Drochil Castle, & Blackburn & Low Polquheys.
BF – 168p Hartfield.

Ewes
Another large show of ewes met a fast selling trade for best quality, heavy ewes and for best export BF ewes. Feeding ewes maintained recent high rates.

Principle Prices
TEX - £148 Chesterhall, £136 Bengal & Burnetland, £134 & £124 Chesterhall, £124 Townhead, £114 Bengal.
BEL - £108 The Firs.
SUFF - £97 Gosland.
MULE - £81 Auchenhard, £79 East Cauldcoates, £77 Hartwood & Lesserlinn, £76 Lochlyoch.
BFL - £112 Liscleugh, £108 Greenfield.
CHEV - £68, £52, £49 Castle Crawford.
BF - £60 Lochlyoch, £57 Wester Crosswoodhill, £56 High Cleughearn, £55 Crossflatt, £53 Handaxwood, £52 Howslack, £50 Gosland & Low Polquheys.
NCC - £61, £55 Stobo, £53 Drochil Castle.


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