Sale Date: Wednesday 22nd April 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 28   Prime Cattle ,  5 OTM’s  and 537   Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (11) Sold to a top of 244p per kg for a 584 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1504.80 for a 660 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to aver. 227p per kg.

Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 260p per kg and £1474.20 for a 567 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to aver. 232p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 236p Nethermyres, 235p Chapel of Barras, 230p Sandyford, 228p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p Nethermyres, 248p West Bog, 244p Pityot, 238p Nethermyres; Sim. 218p Fallaw.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1503 Gask, £1485 Nethermyres, £1476.60 Sandyford, £1470.28 Nethermyres, £1446.40 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1443.36 West Bog, £1425.56 Pityot, £1375.40 West Bog, £1366.52 Nethermyres; Sim. £1255.68 Fallaw.


A.A. £964.80 (1.60p) & £897 (1.70p) St. Fort

COWS (3)

A.A. £1100 (1.12p) St. Fort


B.G. £720 (1.18p) Cotton of Pitkennedy


 NEW SEASON LAMB (1) sold to 244p per kg and £115 for a 47 kg Suffolk from Wr. Oathlaw. More needed on a weekly basis to fulfil demand.

PRIME  HOGGS (380)  Sold to a top  of £124 for a 50 kg Beltex and 270p per kg for a 40 kg Beltex from Newmill of Inshewan. Many consigners now approaching the tail end of their hoggs leading to a mixed show of hoggs today. However, it is worth noting that many pens of hoggs today weighing in the early 40 kgs were making the same as some pens at 50+ kgs.

Overall aver. 208p. SQQ 210p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 262p Gyratesmyre, 259p Drumyellow, 258p,  243p & 241p Gibsonhall, 238p Newmill of Inshewan, 236p Gyratesmyre.

Belt. 261p Newmill of Inshewan (twice), 260p & 256p  Newbigging of Craighall, 250p Newmill of Inshewan.

Suff. 200p Newbigging of Craighall, Little Powburn and Hatton of Cargill.

Chev. 210p Ashmore & Strone Est. (twice), 205p Hatton of Cargill & Ashmore & Strone Est., 204p Pityot, 200p Drumyellow.

B.F. 194p Drumyellow

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £118 Gyratesmyre, £116 Gibsonhall, £114 Hatton of Cargill & Gyratesmyre

Belt. £120 Newmill of Inshewan (three times), £118 Newmill of Inshewan

Suff. £108 Gyratesmyre, £100 Hatton of Cargill, £94 Newbigging of Craighall

Chev. £94 & £92 Pityot

BDM £104 Hatton of Cargill

Mule £88 Drumyellow

EWES – (156)  Ave. £83

Tex. £138 Newton of Fotheringham, £122 Longacre, £120 Newbarns

Belt. £104 Shandford

Suff. £124 & £122 Shandford

Cont. £120  & £112 Shandford

Lleyn £96 Balconnel

B.F. £92 & £70 Maryton

SM £80 Wood of Auldbar

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