Lawrie and Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 13th August
173 Cattle Sold 173
Comprising 34 Prime Bullocks, Heifers and Young Bulls, 94 Cast Cows & Bulls and 45 Calves. Heifers sold to 252p/Kg from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Young Bulls sold to 220p/Kg or £1623.60.
Other Leading Prices:
Hfr per Kilo
252p, 251p, 250p Brockwoodlees
243p, 242p Heatheryhall
Hfr per Head
£1469, £1447 Brockwoodlees
Blk per Kilo Blk per Head
230p Carskerdo £1265 Carskerdo
Young Bulls per Kilo Young Bulls per Head
214p, 212p Newsteadings £1624 Mosside
220p Mosside £1412 Newsteadings
Also forward were 94 Cast Cows & Bulls. Limousin cow sold to £1195 or 174p/Kg from Messrs Graham, Greenshields Farm, Biggar.
Beef Cow per Head Beef Cow per Kilo
£1195 Greenshields 174p Greenshields
£1175 Muirburn 161p Muirburn
£1065 Scotstounbank 161p Scotstounbank
£1090 Crosswoodhill 157p Crosswoodhill
£975 Thripland 140p Thripland
Dairy Cow per Head Dairy Cow per Kilo
£805 Harelaw 114p Harelaw
£875 Marshill 115p Marshill
£785 Couch 112p Couch
£795 Branchalburn 108p Branchalburn
Top price for the day was £450 achieved by a Sim x bull from Mollinhillhead Farm.
Top Beef Bull Calves Top Heifer Calves
£400 Mollinhillhead £405 Mollinhillhead
£340 Boghoudse £270 Boghouse
£280 Northholm of Grange £170 West Newton
£280 West Newton
We sold 2868 Lambs and 1966 Cast Ewes through Lanark. The sale topped at £110 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm and James A Taylor, Skirling Craigs, and to 234p/Kg for Texels also from Collielaw Farm. Overall average 191p/Kg (SQQ 190p/Kg).
A much larger show of lambs saw trade firmer on the week, especially for heavy weight lambs. Best quality was easily sold and short of requirements. Lightweight lambs wanted weekly.
TEX - £110 Collielaw & Skirling Craigs, £107 Craighead, £105 Bengal, £103 Haspielaw, Carstairs Mains & Whiterigg.
BEL - £100 East Shawtonhill, £99 Townfoot & Calla, £94 Townfoot, £93 Carstairs Mains.
SUFF - £102 Kailzie Mains, £101 Carstairs Mains, £97.50 Carwood, £95 Cariber Mill, Fountainside & Dreva.
MULE - £86 Whinbush, £85 Nether Abington, £84 Highfield & Carbello, £80 Glendouran & West Millrig.
NCC - £92 & £90 & £89 Hallhill, £83 Burnbank.
TEX – 234p Collielaw, 225p Bengal, 223p Carstairs Mains, 222p Craighead, 218p Bengal.
BEL – 227p East Shawtonhill, 220p Townfoot & Calla & Boreland, 219p Ashcraig & Calton.
SUFF – 204p Kailzie Mains, 202p Dreva, 197p & 195p Cariber Mill.
MULE – 190p West Millrig, 183p Whinbush, 182p Scrogton.
NCC – 193p Hallhill, 188p Burnbank, 187p Hallhill.
The largest show in many years saw almost 2000 ewes sell at record high rates with all classes in demand. Selling to a top of £150 for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, with Blackface to £78 from Messrs Laird, Carbello.
TEX - £150 & £130 Collielaw, £142 East Shawtonhill, £140 & £134 Carlindean £135 Hallhill, £132 Carbello, £128 Boreland.
BEL - £112 Hill, £106 Carbello, £97 Richardton.
SUFF - £124 Coldwakening, £114 Carlindean , £112 Carwood, £100 Carlindean, £98 Kailzie Mains.
MULE - £90 Lochlyoch, £89 Auchenhard, £88 Carwood & Hardington Mains, £85 Calton.
BFL - £92 Kailzie Mains.
CHEV - £62 Blairston, £58 Bank & Easterhouse, £57 Bank & Belstane.
BF - £78 Carbello, £69 Lochlyoch, £65 Easter Dawyck, £60 Lochlyoch.
NCC - £110 Hallhill, £98 Carbello, £96 Legholmshiels, £80 Balleny, £80 Tippethill.
CHAR - £110 Hallhill.
BF - £70 Hallhill.