Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Limousin Heifers sold to 262p/Kg from Messrs Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to J H Cairns Butchers, Law. British Blue Heifer sold to £1711 from Messrs McGarva, Nether Abington Farm, Abington, to C Anderson, Dumfries.
Heifer per Kilo
262p & 260p Brockwoodlees, 258p Howburn, 258p & 254p Heatheryhall, 256p The Hill, 252p & 250p Dreva & Kinneil Mill, 250p Straven House.
Heifer per Head
£1711 Nether Abington, £1565 Brockwoodlees, £1547 Heatheryhall, £1517 Dreva.
Bullock per Kilo
228p Kinneil Mill, 224p Haughhead.
Bullock per Head
Beef Cow per Head
£875 Couplaw, £855 Ladyurd.
Dairy Cow per Head
3353 Lambs and 1277 Cast Ewes were sold
The sale topped at £100 per head for a Texel from Watson, High Tarbeg and Baillie, Carstairs Mains and to 234p/kg for Beltex from Clark, Wellheads. Overall Average 178.5p/kg (SQQ 184p/Kg)
A much larger show of lambs saw best quality lambs and lightweight lambs maintain recent high rates, others were slightly easier on the week. More best quality and lights required on a regular basis.
TEX £99, £98 Collielaw, £97 Feoch, £96 Bengal & Wellheads, £95, £94 Bengal, £94 Collielaw, Sandilands & Hill, Dreva, East Brackenridge & Wellheads
BEL - £100 Cartsairs Mains & High Tarbeg, £99 Collielaw, £94.50, £94 High Park, £92 Calla, High Parks, Ashcraig & Whinnybrae, £89.50 Cumberhead
SUFF - £86 Yeldabrek, £83.50 Netherhill, £83 Stramolloch .
MULE - £79 Alticane, £77 Arnloss, £77 Dreva, £76 Middlepart, £75 Whinbush
BF - £75 Yardbent, £74 Boat, £73, £72 Mitchellhill, £72 Dreva, £71 Newton of Wiston, £70 Sornfallow, £69 Toxside
CHEV - £78 Calla, £77.50 Arnloss, £77 Sornfallow, £74 Boat & Plean Mill
TEX – 234p Wellheads, 227,220p Collielaw, 219p Wellheads & Biggarshiels, 2198p Bengal & Wellheads, 217p Biggarshiels, 244p Calla, 213p Biggarshiels & Collielaw
BEL – 230p Whinnybrae, 224p High Parks & Ashcraig, 223p High Parks & Cumberhead, 220p Sorn Mains, 219p High Parks, 217p Broomfield
SUFF – 192p Yeldabrek, 189p Plean Mill, 188p Denbrae & Boat
MULE – 183p Skirling Craig, 174p Nether Brotherston, 169p Cloverhill
BF – 185p Clonrae, 182p Newton of Wiston , 180p Dreva & Auchencorth, 179p Sornfallow, 176p Toxside & Boat, 174p Mitchellhill
CHEV – 180p Plean Mill, 179p Sornfallow, 176p Plean Mill
Another Large Show of Ewes saw trade sharper on the week especially for best ewes and lean ewes. Export blackface & Cheviots similar with mules slightly firmer. An excellent show of pure texel ewes topped at £161 from Swaites
TEX - £161 Swaites, £160 Kailzie Mains, £159 Heatheryhall & Toxside, £158 Croft, Little Gala, £154 Chesterhall & Mitchellhill, £150 Chesterhall & Mitchellhill, £142 Boyleston
BEL- £138 Heatheryhall
CHAR - £89, £80 Denbrae.
SUFF - £90 Hill & Toxside, £80, £77 Kailzie Mains, £76 Clarilaw
MULE - £68 Hoggs, £64 Heatheryhall, £63 Nether Stenries, £60 Biggarshiels, Swaits, Toxside
BFL - £80 Kailzie Mains
NCC - £72 Nether Stenries, £68 Brockhouse, £65 Earnockmuir & Peatpotts, £49 Earnockmuir & Toxside, £48 Mitchellhill, £46 Craigview, Fallburns