Sale Date: Wednesday 15th July, 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime Cattle and 695 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (11) Sold to a top of 253p per kg and £1548.36 for a 612 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by W.F. Stark, Butchers, Buckhaven to ave. 230p.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 262p per kg for a 545 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar and to £1627.50 for a 775 kg A.A. from Wolflaw and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to ave. 236p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Bullocks –
Lim. 253p Gask, 250p Nethermyres, 240p & 235p Nethermyres, 232p Craignathro, 231p Bankhead, 230p Craignathro.
Heifers –
Lim. 258p (twice) Nethermyres, 240p West Bog & Chapel of Barras, 238p Craignathro, 231p West Bog, Chapel of Barras & Craignathro; Blonde 240p Chapel of Barras; Char. X 231p Craignathro; Simm. 223p Chapel of Barras; A.A. 210p Wolflaw.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1546.30, £1473.60 Nethermyres, £1433.76 & £1430.50 Craignathro.
Heifers –
Char. X £1501.50 Craignathro; Lim. £1443.75 West Bog, £1427.90 Gask, £1419 Nethermyres, £1404 West Bog; Blonde £1286.40 Chapel of Barras; Simm. £1190.82 Chapel of Barras.


NEW SEASON LAMB (640) sold to a top of £119 per head for a pen of 50 kg Charollais from Newbigging of Ceres and to 260p per kg for 4 43kg Beltex’s from Clochie. Overall average and SQQ 218p (-7p on the week and plus 33p on the year). Increased numbers still selling to a strong trade especially considering the time of year. Quality and handyweight types still looking good. More grass fed lambs coming forward.

Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 250p Templeton, 246p Newton of Inshewan, 243p North Mains of Baldovan, 241p Templeton, 240p Clochie & Templeton, 237p Altamount Cott., 231p Newton of Inshewan, 230p Kirkton of Kingoldrum.
Belt. 253p & 246p Clochie, 231p Shandford.
Suff. 230p Longrigg, 225p Cairnleith, 220p Shandford.
Char. 238p & 228p Newbigging of Ceres, 220p Milton.
Cross 223p Templeton, 220p Broadshade, Clochie & Drumrack, 219p Milton.

Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £118 & £116 Newbigging of Inshewan, £114 Broadshade, £110 Hillview, Altamount Cottage & Templeton, £109 Altamount, £108 Broadshade, £107 North Mains of Baldovan, £106 Denbrae, Clochie (twice), Templeton.
Belt. £114 Clochie, £112 Clochie (twice), £106 Clochie.
Suff. £99 Longrigg, £96 Middle Drimmie & North Mains of Baldovan, £95 Shandford
Char. £112 Newbigging of Ceres, £92.50 Milton
Cross £109 Clochie, £106 Broadshade, £101 Fawsyde & Milton

EWES – (55) – Ave. £69 – Sold to a top of £103 for a Texel ewe from Over Baldinnie. Ewes selling away to a steady trade, all types of ewe sought after, with next week leading up to upcoming festival, would be worth while to cash ewes in.

Leading Prices –
Tex. £94 Mains of Creuchies, £90 Over Baldinnie, £79 Over Baldinnie
Suff. £96 Upper Tulloes, £80 Over Baldinnie
Scotch Mule £78 Rickarton Farms & Mains of Creuchies, £68 Glensaugh

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