Sale Date: Wednesday 13th May 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 29   Prime Cattle ,  25  OTM’s  and  557  Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (13) Sold to a top of 2.36p per kg and £1425.44 for a 604 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to ave. 211p.

Heifers (16) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 521 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1453.86 for a 591 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 228p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 228p Gask, 225p Nethermyres, 224p Mill of Inverarity; Char. 223p, 222p Shandford; BB. 230p Nethermyres; B. Short. 196p, 182p & 175p Ashmore & Strone Ltd.

Heifers –

Lim. 250p West Bog, 246p Gask, 242p Craignathro;  Blonde 230p Nethermyres;  Char. 208p Riggs.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1415.88 Gask, £1320 Nethermyres; Char. X £1329.08 Shandford, £1203.24 Shandford; BB £1336.30 Nethermyres; Short. £1244.60 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.

Heifers –

Lim. £1444.74 Craignathro, £1434.40 Riggs, £1378.58 West Bog; Char. £1289.60 Riggs; Blonde £1311 Nethermyres.

COWS (25)

Char. X £1150 (1.25p) East Balloch; Sim. X £1000 (1.30p) East Balloch, £925 (1.20p) Suttieside; Saler x £1005 (1.25p), £985 (1.35p) & £910 (1.23p) Little Kenny; AA x £880 (1.29p), £840 (1.14p) Little Kenny.


 NEW SEASON LAMB (59) sold to a top of  288p per kg for a 43 kg Tex.x from North Mains of Baldovan and £132 on two occasions, firstly for a 52kg Lamb from Balnagarrow, then followed by  48 kg Suff. X from Upper Tulloes.  SQQ and Overall average for lambs today was 256p per kg.  Meaty lambs at sensible weights meeting an animated trade, more could have been sold to advantage.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. X 275p Upper Tulloes, 273p Newton of Guthrie, 263p Southtown of Melgund.

Suff. X 277p North Mains of Baldovan, 275p Upper Tulloes, 273p Balnagarrow

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. X £126 Southtown of Melgund, £124 (twice) North Mains of Baldovan & Southtown of Melgund.

Suff. X £128 (twice)  Upper Tulloes , £126 (twice) Southtown of Melgund & Balnagarrow, £124 Balnagarrow.

 PRIME  HOGGS (444)  Sold to a top  of 219p per kg from Glenmoy and to £110 per head from Strone to Average 203p per kg and SQQ 207p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 203p Strone, 200p (twice) Strone

Belt. 216p, 204p and 200p  Newmill of Inshewan

Chev. 210p Ashmore, 209p Glenmoy, 207p Ashmore

Easy Care 185p Burnside

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £106 & £90 Strone

Belt. £104 & £94 (twice)  Newmill of Inshewan, £92 Glenmoy

Suff. £98, £94 Little Ballo, £90 Burnside

Chev. £90 Glenmoy, £83 Ashmore & Baldastard

EWES & RAMS – (54)  

EWES – Ave. £73

A small show of ewes today, still meeting a strong trade for what was on offer.

Suff. £100 Strone, £94 W. Oathlaw

Tex. £95 Ashmore, £90 Strone

Cont. £95 Milton

BFL £93 Horn

Chev. £71 Glenmoy, £69.50 Ashmore

Chev./Mule £79 Ashmore

Scotch Mule £74 Drumrack


Suff. £90 Strone

Chev. £80 Drumrack

BFL £88.50 Middlehill


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