Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 15th October
125 Cattle Sold 125
Limousin Heifer sold to 256p/Kg or £1438 from David Dickinson, Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Hugh Black & Son Butchers, Lanark. Limousin Bullock sold to 253p/Kg or 1482 from Messrs Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, Thankerton, to the same buyer. British Blue x cow sold to £1275 from Messrs McGarva, Nether Abington Farm, Abington.
Heifer per Head
£1468 & £1440 Brockwoodlees, £1360 Heatheryhall.
Heifer per Kilo
256p & 254p Brockwoodlees, 254p Heatheryhall, 251p Auchenstarry, 240p Oldhill.
Bullock per Head
£1486 Kepscaith, £1482 Heatheryhall.
Bullock per Kilo
253p Heatheryhall, 247p & 242p Kepscaith, 240p & 238p Oldhill.
222p South Mains, 212p Newsteadings.
Beef Cow per Head
££1275 Nether Abington, £985 Townhead, £965 Hillend, £905 Greens & Mosshall, £895 Kingside.
Beef Cow per Kilo
151p Nether Abington, 129p Mosshall, 124p Kingside, 121p Townhead & Hillhead, 118p Greens.
Dairy Cow per Head
£885 & £795 Shotlinn.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
112p Shotlinn, 102p Park.
2429 Lambs and 596 Cast Ewes sold
The sale topped at £100 per head for Texels from Messrs Taylor, Heatheryhall, Thankerton, and to 216p/Kg for Beltex from Messrs Lawrie, Grangehall Farm, Pettinain. Overall average 167p/Kg (SQQ 170p/Kg)
A smaller show of lambs saw trade slightly firmer in all classes but especially for the export weights. Best quality lambs short of requirements and more could be sold to advantage.
TEX - £100 Heatheryhall, £95 (2x) Collielaw, £94 Bengal, £93 Grangehall, £92 Collielaw, £91 Bengal, £90 Heatheryhall, £88 Felton.
BEL - £93 Grangehall, £90 Heatheryhall, £88 Felton, £85 Loanfoot, £84 Mid Shawtonhill, £82 Calton, £81 Calla, £80.50 Loanfoot.
SUFF - £80 Yeldabrek, £78.50 Herbertshaw, £77.50 Mount Lothian, £77 Carwood & Lochurd.
MULE - £75 Shoestanes, £74.50 Grangehall, £70 Mount Lothian, £69.50 Glendouran.
BF - £63 Dawyck Mill.
CHEV - £76.50 Yeldabrek, £75 Hallhill, £71 Smiddyhill.
TEX – 202p Bengal & Collielaw, 200p Bengal, 197p Mid Shawtonhill, 195p & 193p Collielaw, 193p Broomfield, 190p Bengal & West Lethan.
BEL – 216p Grangehall, 215p Yeldabrek, 200p Calton, 197p Muirhouse, 191p Felton, 190p Yeldabrek & Broomfield, 188p Loanfoot.
SUFF – 175p Shoestanes & High Dyke, 173p Netherhill, 172p Yeldabrek.
MULE – 187p Shoestanes.
CHEV – 166p Yeldabrek.
A smaller show of Cast Ewes saw good ewes & best quality maintain recent high rates, but plainer ewes and Blackface ewes certainly easier on the week, unless well fleshed. Sale topped at £138 for Texels Messrs Struthers, Greenbank Farm.
TEX - £138 Greenbank, £136 Craighead, £134 Gilmeadowland, £130 Lochurd, £126 Biggarshiels Mains, £124 Holylee, £112 Hamildean.
BEL - £116 Corstane.
CHAR - £111 High Dyke.
SUFF - £90 South Arnloss, £86 Carwood, £85 Scone, £80 High Parks.
MULE - £68 High Parks, £66 Greenhill, £65 High Parks, £64 Grangehall.
NCC - £84 South Arnloss, £78 Brockhouse.
BF - £40 High Parks, £37 Henryton, £36 High Cleughearn.
CHEV - £60 Howburn, £48 Townfoot.
TEX - £108 Craighead.
BEL - £120 Corstane.