Sale Date: Wednesday 20th May 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale



WEDNESDAY,  20th MAY,  2020

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 22   Prime Cattle ,  7  OTM’s  and 295  Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (7) Sold to a top of 250p per kg and £1445 for a 578kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 219p.

Heifers (15) Sold to a top of 259p per kg and £1447.81 for a 559kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bors., Dundee to average 229p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p Nethermyres, 222p Chapel of Barras, 210p Riggs; Char. X 212p, 210p & 206p Shandford.

Heifers –

Lim. 256p Gask and Nethermyres, 246p West Bog, 244p Gask and Nethermyres, 236p West Bog; Char. 222p & 208p Shandford.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1358.26 Nethermyres, £1354.50 Riggs; Char. X £1303.80, £1260,  £1203.04 Shandford.

Heifers –

Lim. £1442.04 & £1395.20 Gask, £1384.96 & £1324.92 Nethremyres, £1311.50 Craignathro; Char. £1185.48 Shandford.


COWS (6)

Lim. £1050 (1.25p) Balcalk, £960 (1.24p) Newton of Fotheringham; BRB x £1115 (1.24p) & £930 (1.23p) Balcalk.

BULL (1)

Lim. £1180 (1.23p) Tomlea


 NEW SEASON LAMB (135) sold to a top of  302p per kg for a 45kg Texel from North Mains of Baldovan and to £136 a head for the same pen. An increased show of lambs selling to an electric trade. Best types with a good covering of meat selling especially well. More could have been sold to advantage

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. - 286p Gallaton, 280p North Mains of Baldovan, 272p Gallaton, 269p Southtown of Melgund, 268p Newton of Guthrie.

Suff. – 282p & 266p Gallaton, 263p Upper Tulloes, 262p North Mains of Baldovan

Cross – 253p Mains of Creuchies

Leading Prices per head –

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

Suff. - £127 & £126 Gallaton, £124 Upper Tulloes, £122 (on four occasions) Southtown of Melgund

Cross - £110, £108 & £104 Mains of Cruechies

EWES & RAMS – (160)  

EWES – Ave. £77

Ewes carrying a lot of condition and overfat making up the majority of sale, theses proving harder to sell. However, any carrying less fat selling well.

Tex. - £106 Newbarns, £91.50 Shandford, £90 Hillhead of Careston

Suff. -  £99 Southtown of Melgund, £90 North Mains of Baldovan

Cont.  - 89 Anniston, £84 Balgay Farm House

Chev. /Mule  - £88 Hillhead of Careston

Hamp . - £88 Latch

RAMS – Ave. £84

Tex.  - £100 Balgay Farm House

Suff. -  £93 Balgay Farm House

Char. - £90 Balgay Farm House




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