Sale Date: 30th January 2019 – Weekly Primestock Sale



Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 31 Prime Cattle and 1  OTM,  also  1210 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes.


Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 2.36p per kg for a 621 kg BRB from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1518.75 for a 675kg from Nethermyres and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.27p.

Heifers  (25) Sold to a top of 2.51p per kg for a 521 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1464.66 for a 618 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 2.26p.

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.33p Nethermyres, 2.32p Mill of Inverarity, 2.28p & 2.25p Nethermyres; Sim. x 2.12p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.37p Gask, South Ballo & Nethermyres; 2.35p Nethermyres, 2.34p  (twice) West Bog , 2.32p Mill of Inverarity; Char. 2.27p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1474.89 Nethermyres; BRB £1465.56 Gask; Sim. x £1333.48.

Heifers –

Lim. £1448.07 Gask, £1411.32 McEwan Farms; Sim. x £1410.06 Pityot.; Char. £1379.04 Pityot; Sim. x £1373.40 Pityot.

COWS (1)

Lim. £695 (1.10p) Newton of Fotheringham


PRIME HOGGS  (925) Sold to 229.8p and 221.7p per kilo  for Beltex from Balbrydie and to £100 per head for Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion.

SQQ Hoggs averaged 195.6p (-4.6p)

Overall Average 188.2p (-3.9p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 213.3p Finegand; Tex.x 206.7p Mains of Dalrulzion; x Tex. 205p (twice) Coiliamy; Belt. 204.6p Shandford.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £99 Southtown; Tex. £98 Dustydrum; Tex. X £96.50 Newmill of Inshewan; Belt. £95 Shandford; x Tex. £95 Torrax.

EWES & RAMS (285)


Belt. £106 and £96 Balbrydie; Tex. £100 and £98 Shandford; x Tex. £88.50 Greenford; X £75 Wood of Aldbar and Caterline; B.F. £41 Hunthill

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