Sale Date: Wednesday 1st June, 2022 – Weekly Primestock Sale




Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of  18  Prime Cattle,   3  OTM’s and  232  Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams and Breeding Sheep.




Bullocks (4)  Sold to a top of 2.70p per kg twice, one for a 698 kg Limousin from the Gask and second for a 664 kg Limousin from Greenhead and to £1884.60 for the 698 kg Limousin from the Gask to average 2.61p per kg.


Heifers (18) Sold to a top of 2.86p per kg for a 596 kg Limousin from West Bog and to £1803.60 for a 668kg Blonde Aquitaine from Pityot to average 2.72p per kg.


Leading Prices per kg:-


Bullocks –

Lim. 2.66p Pityot


Heifers –

Lim. 2.80p Chapel of Barras, 2.78p Gask, 2.76p Chapel of Barras, 2.74p Greenhead & West Bog, 2.73p West Bog, 2.71p Chapel of Barras, 2.70p Greenhead; Blonde Aquitatine 2.70p Pityot.


Leading Prices per head:-


Bullocks –

Lim. £1792.80 Greenhead, £1787.52 Pityot


Heifers –

Lim. £1729.16 Gask, £1709.84 & £1704.56 West Bog, £1694.88 & £1694.70 Pityot, £1681.68 West Bog, £1627.56 Greenhead; Char. £1643 Pityot.


COWS (3)

Simm. £1340 (1.93p), £1180 (1.77p) & £1020 (1.78p) Ashmore & Strone Ltd.





Forfar had on offer 130 Prime Lambs at their Weekly Sale.  Top spot went to R Anderson, Newton of Guthire for a cracking 55kg Tex x Suf realising £168.

A pen of 3 41kg Tex x Lambs from Charlton Farm Services peaked at 368.3p per kg to average 332p and SQQ to average 337.6p


Leading Prices per head –

Tex - £163 Newton of Guthrie, £161 Upper Tulloes, £160.50 Southtown of Melgund, £160 Upper Tulloes, Southtown of Melgund, £158 Templeton, £157 Wellbank Mains

Suf - £162 Southtown of Melgund, £160 Southtown of Melgund, Drimmie, £152.50 Templeton, £151.50 North Mains of Baldovan, £142 Mill of Murroes

BDM - £154, £148 & £140.50 Mains of Creuchies


Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex – 365.9p & 357.3p Charlton Farm Services, 352.2p Southtown of Melgund, 348.9p Wellbank Mains, 346.8p Newton of Guthrie, 346.3p Wellbank Mains, 343.5p Upper Tulloes

Suf – 330.6p & 327.1p Southtown of Melgund, 322.3p North Mains of Baldovan, 317.7p Templeton, 315.6p Mill of Murroes, 311.1 Templeton, 310p Corner Cottage

BDM – 334.8p & 328.9p Mains of Creuchies


PRIME HOGGS – Top price per head for Hoggs was £120 for a pen of Suffolk from J Jackson, Southtown of Melgund


Leading Prices per head

Tex - £119 & £112 West Town of Barras, £111.50 Crowwood , £100 Southtown of Melgund

Zwa - £101 Barnsmuir




Topping the cast Ewe trade was Rebecca Chalmer, Millhorn Farm with a pair of shapely Texels realising £140.

Cast Rams realised £140 for a pair of Cheviots from DR McIntyre, Glenmoy


Tex - £130 Newbarns, £120 Mill of Murroes, £114 Ferniebrae, £110 Croft of Cultalonie

BF - £80 Wylie Street

Suf - £106 Corner Cottage

Chev - £120 & E114 Glenmoy, £76 West Town of Barras

Cross - £128 Glenmoy, £110 Croft of Cultalonie


Tex - £100 Glenmoy

Bel - £112 Glenmoy

Suf - £124 Glenmoy

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