Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
154 Cattle Sold 154
Limousin Heifer sold to 265p/Kg from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark. Limousin Bullock sold to 236p/Kg from I Wainwright, Todhall Farm, Cupar, to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.
Heifer per Head
£1535 Brockwoodlees, £1455 Muirburn, £1426 Auchenstarry, £1392 Straven House, £1381 Oldhill, £1345 Kepscaith.
Heifer per Kilo
265p, 261p & 260p Brockwoodlees, 255p & 254p Straven House, 252p Howburn & Kepscaith, 250p Muirburn, 246p & 244p Oldhill, 242p & 240p Todhall.
Bullock per Head
£1545 Over Quarter, £1390 Todhall, £1335 Oldhill.
Bullock per Kilo
236p Todhall, 234p Oldhill, 230p Over Quarter.
212p East Merkland.
Beef Cow per Head
£1020 Little Kype, £975 Carmichael Est, £965 Crookboat, £905 East Merkland.
Beef Cow per Kilo
135p Carmichael Est, 131p Little Kype, 124p East Merkland.
Dairy Cow per Head
£735 Auchmeddan, £705 Blyth.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
106p Blyth, 103p Auchmeddan.
10 Calves were forward for the fortnightly calf sale. Top price was £275 for an AA Bull calf from Nether Pirn.
Beef Bred Calf
£260 BRB x Bull from Todhall.
£260 (twice) AAx Bull from Nether Pirn.
Dairy Bred Calf
£75 HF Bull Nether Pirn.
Christmas Show & Sale of calves will be held on Monday 3rd December, entries invited. Contact Peter Campbell for more information 07780 474095.
1494 Lambs and 465 Cast Ewes sold
The sale topped at £95 per head for Texels from T & H Frame, Thinacre, and to 230p/Kg for a Texel from A Cullen, Craighead. Overall Average 170p/Kg (SQQ 175p/Kg).
A similar show of lambs saw all classes dearer on the week, especially export weights, and best quality which continue to be short of requirements. Many more could be sold to advantage. Heavy weight also better.
TEX - £93 Thinacre, £92 (twice) Collielaw, £91 Collielaw, £90 Craighead, £90 Collielaw, £89 West Mains, £88 Collielaw.
BEL - £92 Ashcraig, £91 Calla, £90 Calla, £89 Gillandersland, £87 Calla & Ashcraig, £83 Ashcraig.
SUFF - £84 Newwalls, £81 Greenwalls, £80.50 & £79.50 Gillandersland.
MULE - £72 Auldtoun, £71 Whinbush, £69.50 Kirkton of Crawford.
BF - £62.50 Cairns.
CHEV - £78 Calla, £74.50 Boat, £73.50 Stramulloch.
TEX – 230p Craighead, 215p Thinacre, 209p, 202p &200p Collielaw, 198p & 197p Yeldabrek, 197p Whinnybrae, 195p Hill.
BEL – 209p Calla, 209p & 202p Ashcraig & Calla, 197p Calla, 193p Gillandersland.
SUFF – 175p Yeldabrek, 174p Dykehole, 173p Ainville, 172p Lochurd.
MULE 158p Whinbush, 158p Cairns & Kirkton of Crawford.
BF – 164p Cairns.
CHEV – 173p Boat, 167p Stramulloch, 162p Boat.
A smaller show of Cast Ewes and Rams were also firmer on the week, and in demand, topping at £144 for Texels from Thinacre. Blackface Ewes were also sharper on the week.
TEX - £144 Thinacre, £126 Collielaw, £120 South Arnloss & Hallhill, £111 Scone, £108 Collielaw.
BEL - £96 & £90 Corstanes.
SUFF - £111 Craigthornhill, £98 Gillbank, £86 Howford.
MULE - £70 Howford, £69 Scone & Glenrath, £68 Brownhill.
BF - £44 Haystoun, £42 Glenrath, £37 Kilwhipnach, £36 Glenrath, £34 Burnetland.
CHEV - £44 Rowantreehill.
TEX - £114 Under Shieldhill, £108 Little Kype.
BFL - £94 Hamildean.
BF - £69 Posso, £65 Crosswoodhill.