Sale Date: Wednesday 26th August, 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 26 Prime Cattle and 914 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 241p per kg for a 622 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1503.32 for a 637 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 231p.
Heifers (20) Sold to a top of 262p per kg for a 515 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1495 for a 575 kg Limousin also from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 236p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Bullocks –
Lim. 236p Nethermyres, 228p Gask, 224p Mill of Inverarity; Char. X 234p Woodhead of Mailer, 226p Craignathro.
Heifers –
Lim. 260p Gask, 254p Mill of Inverarity, 250p West Bog & Nethermyres, 248p & 246p Nethermyres, 239p Chapel of Barras, 234p West Bog; Char. X 235p Woodhead of Mailer; Blonde 248p Chapel of Barras; BB 229p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1499.02 Nethermyres, £1415.68 Mill of Inverarity; Char. X £1385.28 Woodhead of Mailer, £1360.52 Craignathro.
Heifers –
Lim. £1460.50 Mill of Inverarity, £1450.80 West Bog, £1391.51 Woodhead of Mailer; Char. X £1353.60 Woodhead of Mailer; Blonde £1341.68 Chapel of Barras; BB £1286 Denmark, £1227.44 Craignathro.

NEW SEASON LAMB (659) sold to a top of 234p per kg for a 46 kg Continental Lamb from Templeton and to £115 for a Continental Lamb from Clochie. A heavier show of lambs forward today. Lambs with cover on their back selling to a stronger trade, lambs lacking finish being penalised. Overall Average 203p per kg. SQQ ave. 204p (+13/14p on the week)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 224p Clochie, 222p & 220p Newton of Inshewan, 216p Mains of Mause and Newton of Inshewan.
Belt. 208p Clochie & Hallhill, 206p Tomlea, 205p Fawsyde
Cont. 211p West Pitcorthie, 208p West Pitcorthie (twice)
Suff. 207p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 204p Upper Tulloes, Ashmore & Strone Est. and Kirkton of Kingoldrum
BF 191p Lednathie Est.
Mule 197p Lower Powburn

Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £110 Clochie, £109 Clochie & Mains of Dalrulzion, £107 Newton of Inshewan & Falls of Holm, £106 Fawsyde
Belt. £105 Fawsyde, £104 Clochie, £94 Hallhill & Glenmoy
Cont. £108 Templeton, £100 & £96 West Pitcorthie
Suff. £105 & £100 Clochie, £99 Mains of Mause
Mule £95 Mains of Mause, £92 Mains of Creuchies
Leading Prices –

EWES (255) – Average £58 – A bigger show of cast sheep forward for sale today. Majority feeding type Scotch Mule, Chev./Mule & Chev. still selling to a firmer trade.

Leading Prices –
Tex. £124 Mains of Dalrulzion, £100 Hallhill, £91.50 Meikle Tullo, £91 Hallhill
Belt. £93.50 Scobshaugh
Suff. £95 Clochie, £90.50 Clochie, £80 Mains of Inverarity
Chev. £82 Mains of Dalrulzion, £72 Hallhill, £66 Glenmoy
Chev./Mule £76 Hallhill
Scotch Mule £71 Clochie, £70 Townhead

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