Sale Date: Wednesday 17th June 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 27 Prime Cattle , 2 OTM’s and 427 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 253p per kg and £1497.76 for a 592kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Butchers, Monifieth to average 238p per kg.
Heifers (21) Sold to a top of 258p per kg for 554kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1502.28 for a 642 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 233p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg-
Bullocks –
Lim. 249p, 248p & 246p Nethermyres, 230p Riggs.
Heifers –
Lim. 254p Nethermyres, 252p Mill of Inverarity & Nethermyres, 248p Gask, 243p West Bog, 235p Craignathro, 234p Mill of Inverarity & Craignathro, 232p West Bog, 231p Craignathro; Sim. 220p Mains of Melgund.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1490.76 Nethermyres, £1462.24 Riggs, £1461.63 & £1398.72 Nethermyres.
Heifers –
Lim. £1429.32 Nethermyres, £1461.08 Gask, £1404.54 West Bog, £1402.95 Craignathro, £1400.70 Middle Drimmie; Sim. £1302.40 Mains of Melgund.
COWS (2)
A.A. x £850 (1.29p) & £780 (1.13p) Gray & Dale

NEW SEASON LAMB (349) sold to a top of 245p per kg for a pen of 40 kg Beltex’s from Shandford and to £122 from Skilmafilly, Ellon for a pair of 50 kg Texels. Overall average 217p per kg (-14p on the week) and SQQ ave. 218p per kg. Trade following the national in being easier on the week. Plenty of handyweight lambs forward for sale today. Lambs with finish still making the most of the trade.

Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 244p Skilmafilly, 243p Broadshade, 231p Wellbank Mains & Clochie, 230p Shandford
Belt. 242p Clochie (twice), 230p Clochie, 225p Upper Tulloes
Suff. 226p North Mains of Baldovan, 224p New Gilston, 221p Skilmafilly, 220p Southtown of Melgund
Cross 222p Clochie, 220p Little Fithie, 217p Skilmafilly
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £110 Greenhillock, £107 Broadshade, £106 Southtown of Melgund, £104 Wellbank Mains, Clochie & North Mains of Baldovan
Belt. £108 Upper Tulloes, £102 Clochie (twice)
Suff. £120 Southtown of Melgund, £112 New Gilson, £102 Skilmafilly & North Mains of Baldovan
Cross £98 Clochie & Skilmafilly, £97 Little Fithie

EWES & RAMS – (78) – Majority of the sale today was made up of BF Ewes, these selling well, a steady trade met the ewes forward for sale today.
Suff. £91 Southtown of Melgund, £85 New Gilston
Tex. £80 Croft of Cultalonie, £76 New Gilson & Blinkbonny, £74 Blinkbonny
Cross £71 Dalbog, £70 New Gilston
Scotch Mule £72 Newton of Guthrie
B.F. £59 & £45.50 Dalbog, £41 Laighwood
Suff. £70 Laighwood
Chev. £70 Laighwood

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