Sale Date: Wednesday 22nd June, 2022 – Weekly Primestock Sale

WEDNESDAY, 22nd JUNE, 2022
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 17 Prime Cattle, 8 OTM’s and 301 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams and Breeding Sheep.

Bullocks (3) Sold to a top of 2.85p per kg for a 550 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1755 for a 650 kg Lincoln Red from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 2.76p.

Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 2.89p per kg for a 560 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1897.40 for a 716 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.77p.

Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 2.75p Chapel of Barras; Linc. Red 2.70p Pityot
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1584.60 Gask, £1518 Chapel of Barras
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 2.86p & 2.83p Chapel of Barras, 2.82p West Bog, 2.80p Pityot, 2.79p Greenhead & 2.78p (twice) Greenhead, 2.76p Pityot; Char. 2.76p Chapel of Barras
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1784.76 Greenhead, £1774.16 & £1714.56 West Bog, £1713.06 Greenhead, £1702.40 & £1639.44 Pityot

COWS (8)
A.A. £1600 (1.93p) & £1400 (1.67p) Newton of Idvies
Sim. £1560 (1.96p) & £1500 (1.94p) Cairncross
Lim. £1330 (1.98p) Barns of Airlie, £1100 (1.70p) Downiebank


PRIME LAMBS (254)– Topping the lamb trade was £159 for a pen of three tremendous texels scaling 52 kg consigned by A. Strachan, Clochie Farm and purchased by James Ewart Butchers, Monifieth. A. Strachan, Clochie Farm also topped the price per kg twice, firstly for a texel scaling 47 kg and peaked at £157, purchased by J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and secondly for a pair of texels scaling 47 kg and realised £157 purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth.
Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £157 (twice) Clochie, £155 Clochie, £154 Wardmill, £153 Southtown of Melgund, £152 Clochie & West Pitcorthie, £151.50 Gallaton, £151 Shandford
Suff. - £154 Drimmie, £151 Knockhill, £150 Prieston, £134.50 Wardmill, Southtown of Melgund
& Prieston
Dorset - £140 West Pitcorthie
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 332.6p Southtown of Melgund, 326.1p & 322.9p Clochie, 322.3p & 321.3p Gallaton, 322.2p Wardmill & Knockhill, 320.2p Shandford
Suff. -308.2p Knockhill, 304.9p Mill of Murroes, 300p & 298.9p Prieston, 298.9p Wardmill, 292.4p Southtown of Melgund, 290.7p & 287.8p Ring
Dorset – 297.9p West Pitcorthie

CAST SHEEP – (57) – Top Price per head for ewes was £152 for a Texel consigned by R. Anderson, Newton of Guthrie.
Rams topped the market at £138.50 for a Texel from A. & M. Littlejohn, Auchronie Farm.

Tex. - £152 Newton of Guthrie, £140 Mill of Murroes, £132 Wardmill, £128 Wellbank Mains
B.F. - £85 West Town of Barras
Suff. - £136 & £118 Newbigging of Craighall, £116 Balbrydie
Rouge - £118 Crudie Farming Co.
Chev./Mule - £105 West Town of Barras
Cross - £125 Mill of Inverarity, £100 Newbigging of Craighall
Suff. - £90 Newbigging of Craighall
Chev. - £120 Auchronie

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