Sale Date: Wednesday 11th August, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 15 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s also 642 Store, Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (3) – Sold to a top of 2.51p and £1631.50 for a 650 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.49p.
Heifers (12) – Sold to a top of 2.80p and £1652 for a 590 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 2.64p.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks –
Lim. 2.50p & 2.45p Nethermyres
Heifers –
Lim. 2.76p Gask, 2.70p Nethermyres, 2.68p West Bog, 2.66p Chapel of Barras, 2.63p West Bog, 2.62p Nethermyres, 2.60p Craignathro & Chapel of Barras.

Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1621.90 & £1605 Nethermyres
Heifers –
Lim. £1614.82 West Bog, £1529.04 Gask, £1495.44 West Bog, £1488.16 Nethermyres, £1487.20 Craignathro, £1425.60 Nethermyres, £1424.80 Chapel of Barras.

A.A. - £950 (1.34p) and Lim. x £700 (1.12p) Newton of Fotheringham

Stores (91) – Sold to a top of £89 per head for a smart pen of Texel Lambs from Mr. D. Croal, Parkhead. All in store lambs average £71 per head. More could have been sold to advantage, first sale of store and breeding sheep will be on Tuesday, 7th September.
Leading Prices – Tex. £83 & £80 Parkhead, £79 & £73 Kabanga Part.
NEW SEASON LAMBS (475) – sold to a top of 275p per kg for a topper of a 45 kg Texel Lamb from Grange of Conon and to £129 per head for a pen of 48 kg Texel Lambs from Meikle Tullo.
Overall average 227p per kg (+14p) SQQ Ave. 225p per kg (+12p)
A two tier trade witnessed today, lambs carrying meat and quality would sell dearer on the week whilst leaner and plainer types would not see much change, not much in the way of top butcher lambs forward today.
Leading prices per kg:-
Tex. – 273p Mains of Dalrulzion, 269p Grange of Conon, 268p Meikle Tullo, 267p Grange of Conon, 261p Meikle Tullo, 250p Mains of Dalrulzion, 248p Milton and North Mains of Baldovan, 246p Govals.
BDM – 247p Mains of Creuchies, 236p Govals
Belt. – 246p Newton of Inshewan
Suff. – 230p Charlton Farm Services, 223p North Mains of Baldovan and Newton of Inshewan

Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £128 Meikle Tullo, £124 Grange of Conon (twice) and North Mains of Baldovan, £123 Mains of Dalrulzion, £117.50 Grange of Conon, £117 Milton & Whitemyre
BDM - £109 Mains of Creuchies, £104 Govals (twice)
Suff. - £103 Newton of Inshewan, £101.50 Charlton Farm Services

Leading Prices –
Tex. £139 West Pitcorthie, £131 Clochie, £103 Parkhead
Belt. £134 Clochie
Suff. £127 West Pitcorthie, £124.50 Clochie
Chev./Mule £126 Clochie
Mule £109.50 Clochie, £92.50 Glensaugh

Chev. £110 & £98 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.

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