Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
126 Cattle Sold 126
Limousin Heifer sold to 260p from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Cairns Butchers, Law. Limousin Bullock sold to 242p from Castlehill Farms, Tundergarth, Lockerbie, to Findlays, Wishaw. Beef cow sold to £1150 from Messrs Wight, Midlock, and dairy cow sold to £855 from Messrs Currie, Blackbog.
Heifer per Kilo
260p & 253p Brockwoodlees, 255p & 254p Straven House, 243p Castlehill, 240p Oldhill.
Heifer per Head
£1525 Brockwoodlees, £1405 Todhall, £1402 Straven House, £1385 Auchenstarry, £1351 Castlehill.
Bullock per Kilo
242p Castlehill, 236p Oldhill & Todhall, 215p Birkhill.
Bullock per Head
£1390 Todhall, £1385 Castlehill, £1300 Birkhill.
223p & 218p Mosside, 220p Castlehill.
Beef Cow per Kilo
131p Hartside, 127p Buteland, 126p Midlock.
Beef Cow per Head
£1150 Midlock, £1075 Buteland, £985 Hartside, £915 The Law.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
103p Rigghead, 102p Newlands, 100p Blackbog.
Dairy Cow per Head
£855 Blackbog, £755 Rigghead, £715 Newlands.
1710 Lambs and 1143 Cast Ewes were through Lanark.
The sale topped at £93 per head for a Beltex from Messrs Frame, Haspielaw Farm, and to 206p/Kg for Beltex from the same home. Overall average 159p/Kg (SQQ 161p/Kg).
A smaller show of lambs so another lot of heavy weighted lambs forward. Trade was not different on the week, but lighter export lambs were short of buyer requirements.
TEX - £89 & £86 Haspielaw, £84 & £83 Broomfield & Collielaw, £82 Stramulloch.
BEL - £93 Haspielaw (twice), £87 Low Polquheys, £85 Ashcraig, £83 Muirhouse, £79 Calton.
SUFF - £79 Sornfallow, £77 Burnetland, £76.50 Cardon.
MULE - £67.50 Brackenridge, £66 Whinbush & Avisyard.
CHEV - £62Whitecraighead.
TEX – 197p Haspielaw & Broomfield, 192p Broomfield, 191p Haspielaw, 184p Collielaw, 182p High Crewburn.
BEL – 206p Haspielaw, 193p Muirhouse, 188p Calton, 186p Muirhouse, 181p Westfield & Low Polquheys.
SUFF – 167p Ingraston, 165p Newton of Wiston, 164p Noblelaw.
MULE – 165p & 157p Forrestfield, 153p Brackenridge.
CHEV – 178p & 160p Whitecraighead.
Another good show of 1143 Cast Ewes and Rams were forward with all classes sharper on the week. The sale topped at £132 for Texels from The Croft. Blackface sold to £57 from Messrs Graham, Craigdarroch, Sanquhar. Many more heavy ewes could be sold to advantage.
TEX - £132 The Croft, £130 Collielaw, £128 Silvermuir, £110 Collielaw, £110 Highridge, £105 Boylston.
SUFF - £84 Highridge, £74 & £70 (twice) Woodhouse.
MULE - £74 Auchenhard (twice), £70 Lochlyoch & Mossplatt.
BFL - £88 Lochlyoch.
NCC - £65 Highridge, £55 Westfield.
BF - £57 Craigdarroch, £53 Highridge & Lochlyoch, £50 Lightshaw.
SHET - £20 Southsides.
CHEV - £56 Threestanes, £49 Ingraston, £40 Howford.
TEX - £88 Mossplatt.
BF - £66 Corsebank.