Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
144 Cattle Sold 144
Limousin Heifer sold to 256p from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to S Collins Butchers, Muirhead. Limousin Bullock sold to 244p from I Wainwright, Todhall Farm, Cupar, to W Wales Butchers, Kilmarnock.
Heifer per Head
£1471 & £1458 Brockwoodlees, £1385 Auchenstarry, £1356 Straven House.
Heifer per Kilo
256p & 254p Brockwoodlees, 252p Straven House, 246p Howburn & Oldhill, 244p & 238p Auchenstarry, 242p Kepscaith, 216p Hill.
Bullock per Head
£1436 Howburn, £1392 Todhall, £1376 Threestanes, £1300 Glenrig.
Bullock per Kilo
244p & 240p Todhall, 238p Oldhill, 234p Howburn & Kepscaith.
Beef Cow per Head
£1055 Toxside, £1045 Robiesland, £1035 Townhead, £915 Bankhead & Coxydene.
Beef Cow per Kilo
131p Townhead, 130p Toxside, 127p Bankhead.
Dairy Cow per Head
£725 Shotlinn, £705 Byretown.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
105p Shotlinn, 92p Byretown.
1343 Lambs & 957 Cast Ewes were sold
The sale topped at £100 per head for Beltex from A Baillie, Carstairs Mains and R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, and to 238p/Kg for Beltex from the same homes. Overall average 162p/Kg (SQQ 168p/Kg).
A smaller show of 1343 Prime Lambs met a mixed trade with heavy lambs again hard to cash, with the best quality lambs and export types sharper on the week. Also held today was the Annual Show and Sale of Beltex and Beltex x Prime Lambs. Over 20 pens were forward and ably judged by Mr S Stark, Alton Farm, who awarded the championship to Messrs A Baillie, Carstairs Mains, which scaled 42kg and realised £100 to the judge. Reserve went to Messrs R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, whose lambs scaled 42kg, and also sold at £100.
Show Lambs Principal Prices
£98 & £96 Carstairs Mains, £96 Collielaw, £95 Ingraston & Collielaw, £94 (twice) High Parks, £93 & £92 Haswellsykes, £91 Bridgestone.
TEX - £87 Little Kype, £83 Craighead & Hartwood, £81.50 Little Kype, £81 Yeldabrek, Collielaw & Kirkwood.
BEL - £100 Collielaw & Carstairs Mains, £98 & £96 Carstairs mains, £95 Ingraston & Collielaw, £94 High Parks, £93 & £92 Haswellsykes.
SUFF - £76.50 & £76 Whitelees, £75 Gillandersland & The Boat.
MULE - £69 Netherhill, £67 & £66 Low Polquheys.
BF - £60.50 Linlithgow Farms.
CHEV - £68.50 Boat, £66 Stramulloch.
TEX – 194p Bencloigh, 193p Little Kype, 188p Hartwood & Kirkwood, 187p Yeldabrek & Hartwood, 185p Bencloigh.
BEL – 238p Carstairs Mains & Collielaw, 228p Carstairs Mains, 217p Whitecroft, 215p Collielaw & Ingraston, 214p Haswellsykes.
SUFF – 166p Hartfield, 165p Mossplatt, 162p Hillend, 159p Herbertshaw.
MULE – 150p Netherhill.
Another large show of ewes saw large, heavy and best quality dear again, although smaller and plainer hill types harder to cash. Sale topped at £150 for Texels from Allanfauld.
TEX - £150 Allanfauld, £130 Lamington Mains, £127 Townhead, £124 Burnetland, £122 Dillars, £114 Lamington Mains, £112 Ingraston.
BEL - £114 Wellhead, £112 & £80 Corstane.
SUFF - £110 Carwood, £89 Carwood, £86 Stobo, £85 Toxside.
MULE - £80 Carwood, £69 Stobo, £68 Howburn, £67 Lamington Mains.
BFL - £80 Townhead.
NCC - £71 Toxside, £61 Stobo, £52 Allanfauld.
BF - £61 Dillars, £54 Dillars, £48 Crosswoodhill.
CHEV - £46 Wellhead, £40 West Millrig.
TEX - £80 Boat.
SUFF - £86 Stobo.
BFL - £80 Carwood.
BF - £61 Dillars.