Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
203 Cattle Sold 203
Limousin Heifer sold to 260p/Kg from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Hugh Black & Son Butchers, Lanark. Limousin Bullock sold to 237p/Kg from Messrs Lindsay, Kepscaith Farm, Longridge, to Chapman Butchers, Wishaw.
Heifer per Kilo
260p & 252p Brockwoodlees, 248p Bushelhead, 246p Howburn, 240p Oldhill, 240p Straven House.
Heifer per Head
£1495 & £1490 Brockwoodlees, £1395 Bushelhead.
Bullock per Kilo
237p Kepscaith, 230p Bushelhead, 218p Oldhill.
Bullock per Head
Beef Cow per Head
£1125 Buteland, £1095 Overton, £985 West Park, £925 Goodockhill & Fallside, £905 East Merkland, £900 Mosshall.
Beef Cow per Kilo
161p West Park, 148p Buteland, 120p Fallside.
Dairy Cow per Head
£885 Bents, £845 Cobblehaugh, £805 Byretown & Greentowers.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
25 calves were forward at the fortnightly sale. Top price was £270 for a Galloway Bull from Messrs Cairns, Walston Braehead.
Other Top Prices
£260 (twice) Galloway Heifers from Walston Braehead.
£240 BRB Bull from Muirhouse.
£185 AAx Bull from Muirhouse.
£180 (twice) Red Poll x from Muirhouse.
1739 Lambs and 1524 Cast Ewes were sold
The sale topped at £95 per head for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw Farm, Carluke, and to 207p/Kg for Texels from W Dow, Dovecot Farm, West Linton. Overall Average 161p/Kg (SQQ 166p/Kg).
A smaller show of prime lambs again saw a large volume of heavy lambs on offer, with their value no dearer. Export and best quality lambs were sharper on the week, and short of requirements.
TEX - £95 & £89 Collielaw, £86 Sunnyside, £85 Dovecot (twice) & Scone, £84 Broomfield, £83 Collielaw & Gilmeadowland.
BEL - £89 Nicolas Road, £83 Broomfield & Netherton, £83 & £82 Yeldabrek, £80 Nicolas Road, £74 Burnetland.
SUFF - £80 Yeldabrek, £75 The Thistle, Columbie & Lawriesmuir.
MULE - £67.50 Whinbush, £65 Avisyard & Sunnyside, £64 Eastfield.
BF - £65 Birthwood, & Avisyard, £63 Debog.
CHEV - £82, £76 & £75 Hallhill, £73.50 Yeldabrek & Hallhill, £71.50 Little Gala & Hallhill.
TEX – 207p & 202p Dovecot, 202p & 197p (twice) Collielaw, 195p Broomfield, 194p Easter Bush, 193p.
BEL – 197p Netherton, 192p Dovecot, 191p Sunnyside, 190p West Shawtonhill, 188p Broomfield, 174p Nicolas Road.
SUFF – 168p Legholmshiels & Westcroft, 166p Lawriesmuir, 163p Eastfield.
MULE – 159p Cairns, 158p Westcroft, 155p Cairns.
BF – 161p Debog, 156p Birthwood, 151p Avisyard.
CHEV – 168p Legholmshiels, 164p Hallhill, 161p Muirhouse, 159p Yeldabrek.
A larger show of 1524 Cast Ewes saw heavy ewes and best quality ewes sharper, although Mule ewes and horned ewes remained similar. Sale topped at £150 for a pen of outstanding Texel Ewes from Messrs Barr, Hallhill Farm, Colessie.
TEX - £150 Hallhill, £138 Mossdale, £131 & £130 Hallhill, £120 Nicolas Road, £118 Eastfield, £116 Hallhill.
BEL - £114 Richardton.
SUFF - £110 Toxside, £90 Posso, £82 The Hill, £80 Riddle.
MULE - £78 Whiterigg, £75 East Blacklaws, £72 Lawriesmuir.
NCC - £71 Brookhouse, £62 Bridgehouse.
BF - £57 Westfield, £52 Broomhouse, £50 Hallhill, £49 The Manuel.
CHEV - £78 The Manuel, £74 Mossdale, £50 Cairnie.
TEX - £120 Sunnyside, £100 Easter Bush.
BEL - £120 Richardton.