Sale Date: Wednesday 27th May 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

WEDNESDAY, 27th MAY, 2020
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 36 Prime Cattle , 8 OTM’s and 477 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (10) Sold to a top of 242p for a 578kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1452.30 for a 618 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 204p.
Heifers (23) Sold to a top of 260p per kg and £1456 for a 560 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 222p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Bullocks –
Lim. 235p Gask, 228p & 220p Nethermyres, 208p & 200p Riggs; Sim. 184p & 183p Ashmore & Strone.
Heifers –
Lim. 254p Gask, 245p West Bog, 242p & 231p Nethermyres, 230p Craignathro, 228p & 227p Mill of Inverarity, 225p Craignathro, 220p Pityot & Craignathro; Char. 220p Craignathro, 217p Pityot, 212p Shandford; Sim. 200p Pityot.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1410.20, £1398.76 & £1370.28 Nethermyres, £1300 & £1256.32 Riggs; Sim. £1186.80 & £1119.96 Ashmore & Strone.
Heifers –
Lim. £1362.46 Nethermyres, £1350.80 Craignathro, £1344.42 Nethermyres, £1330.85 West Bog; Char. X £1337.70 & £1278.13 Pityot; Sim. £1190 Pityot.

A.A. £1190.70 (1.60) & £1120 (1.60p) St. Fort; Linc. Red £690 (1.50p) Linc. Red St. Fort

COWS (7)
Sim. X £1185 (1.35p) & £1000 (1.27p) Scobshaugh, £965 (1.30p) & £800 (1.25p) East Balloch; Lim. £820 (1.13p) Cloquhat Farms.
BULL (1)
Linc. Red £1265 (1.15p) St. Fort


NEW SEASON LAMB (178) sold to a top of 287p per kg for a pen of 41 kg Tex. and to £130 for a 46kg Tex. both pens from Mains of Creuchies. Overall average and SQQ 240p per kg. Trade easier this week in keeping with the national trend.

Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 284p Over Baldinnie, 282p Mains of Creuchies, 266p Ring.
Suff. 255p Upper Tulloes, 240p Southtown of Melgund
Cross 252p Mains of Creuchies

Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £128 Over Baldinnie, £120 Ring, Balnagarrow & North Mains of Baldovan, £118 Mains of Creuchies
Suff. £120 Upper Tulloes, £114 Wr. Oathlaw & Corner Cott.
Cross £106 Mains of Creuchies

HOGGS (254) Sold to a top of 200p per kg from Ejay Prt., Gallowshade & Tannachie and to £106 per head from Gallowshade Road. Hoggs coming to an end, however decent fleshy types still working away. Over. Ave. 186p. SQQ Ave. 195p.

Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 191p Hatton of Cargill, 185p Ejay Prt, 184p Hatton of Cargill
Belt. 181p Tannachie
Cont. 186, 183p Kellyfield
Chev. 197p Ashmore & Strone
Cross 197p Greenford
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £96 Hatton of Cargill & Gallowshade Road, £95 Cairncortie, £94 Henderston Farms
Suff. £100 Hatton of Cargill, £95 Henderston Farms
Cont. £99 Kellyfield, £94 Hatton of Cargill

EWES & RAMS – (45) Reduced numbers today, slightly easier trade this week, over fat ewes still difficult to shift.

Suff. £90 Corner Cott., £89.50 Drimmie, £81 East Ingliston
Tex. £85 Over Baldinnie, £84 Newbigging of Craighall, £80.50 Balcarresward
Cont. £82 Over Baldinnie
Chev. £61 Balcarresward

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