Lawrie & Symington Ltd
Lanark Agricultural Centre
Monday 1st October
154 Cattle Sold 154
Limousin Heifer sold 264p/Kg from Brockwoodlees Farm, Canonbie, to Hugh Black Butchers, Lanark. Limousin Bullock sold to 250p/Kg from Todhall Farm, Cupar, to H Black Butchers, Lanark. Beef cow sold to £1115 from Muirburn Farm, Skirling and Dairy cow sold to £915 from Shotlinn Farm, Strathaven.
Heifer per Kilo
264p, 260p & 259p Brockwoodlees, 261p, 259p & 255p Todhall, 250p & 248p Straven House, 244p Oldhill, 231p Under Shieldhill.
Heifer per Head
£1601 Todhall, £1580 & £1550 Brockwoodlees, £1340 Oldhill.
Bullock per Kilo
250p & 247p Todhall, 249p Oldhill, 245p Oldhill, 235p Collielaw.
Bullock per Head
£1608 & £1535 Todhall, £1490 Collielaw, £1360 Oldhill.
210p & 208p Harviestoun.
£1390 Carlindean, £1170 Scotstounbank, £1110 Wormiston, £1030 Harviestoun.
Beef Cow per Head
£1115 & £1055 Muirburn, £1090 The Law, £1085 Earnockmuir, £1035 Haswellsykes, £1005 Mosshall.
Beef Cow per Kilo
170p Muirburn, 136p Mosshall, 136p & 135p Earnockmuir, 131p The Law.
Dairy Cow per Head
£915 & £855 Shotlinn, £865 Greentowers, £835 Auchmeddan.
Dairy Cow per Kilo
122p Auchmeddan, 116p Shotlinn, 115p Greentowers.
2772 Lambs and 1023 Cast Ewes were sold
The sale topped at £95 per head for Texels from R Laird, Cambwell Farm, and to 209p/Kg for Beltex from A & D Murray, Calton Farm, and Texels from J McCaskie, West Milrigg. Overall average 163p/Kg (SQQ 165p/Kg).
A large show of lambs saw a lot of heavy lambs over 45kg as is the case in most centre’s at present, resulting in a lesser trade. However, export and lightweight types sell well short of requirements.
TEX - £95 Cambwell, £93 Craighead, £93 (2x) Collielaw, £91 Broomfield, £88 Craighead & West Millrig & Hillend & Low Polquheys & Biggarshiels Mains & Scone.
BEL - £94 High Parks, £93 Yeldabrek, £90 Howburn, £86 Calton, £85 Haspielaw.
SUFF - £81 Carmacoup, £79 Rutherend & Howslack, £78 & £77 Southmains.
MULE - £73.50 Sunnyside & South Stane, £72.50 Whinbush & Glendouran, £72 Howslack.
BF - £65 West Millrig, £63 (2x) Castle Crawford.
CHEV - £72 (2x) & £66 Castle Crawford.
NCC - £82 & £79.50 Hallhill.
TEX – 209p West Millrig, 204p Hillend & Biggarshiels Mains, 202p West Millrig & Collielaw, 200p Craighead & Dovecot.
BEL – 209p Calton, 204p Howburn, 200p High Parks, 197p Yeldabrek.
SUFF – 170p Yeldabrek, 165p Drochil Castle, 164p West Torphin, 163p Yeldabrek.
MULE – 164p Newlands, 157p Whinbush & West Millrig.
CHEV – 180p & 174p & 171p Castle Crawford.
A mixed show of ewes saw best ewes and heavy ewes maintain recent high rates, however, the Blackface ewes were easier, and more plainer ewes were harder to cash. Sale topped at £146 for Texels from R & M Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke.
TEX -£146 & £140 Collielaw, £136 East Brackenridge, £133 Cambwell, £132 Sunnyside, £126 Cambwell, £120 Greenfield, £115 Harestonehill.
BEL - £104Biggarshiels Mains, £104 Dykehole.
CHAR - £79 Southmains, £60 & £59 Keithly.
SUFF - £110 Sunnyside, £104 Southmains, £82 Dykehole.
MULE - £90 West Park, £86 East Brackenridge, £80 Newton of Wiston, £74 Cambwell.
BFL - £80 Greenfield.
NCC - £67 Nettlingflatt, £56 Harestonehill.
CHEV - £50 Newsteadings & Woodlands, £44 Auchenstarry.
BF - £47 Blackburn, £40 Sunnysidfe, £39 Gascoigne.
SHE - £34, £32 & £24 Keithly.
TEX - £126 Cambwell, £120 Carstairs Mains, £110 Dykehole, £106 Coxhill.
BEL - £118 Carstairs Mains, £100 Haspielaw.
BDM - £80 Haspielaw.
BF - £90 Parkhall.