Sale Date: Wednesday 29th April 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 39   Prime Cattle , 3  OTM’s  and 411   Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (14) Sold to a top of 231p per kg and £1422.96 for a 616 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to ave. 213p.

Heifers (18) Sold to a top of 2.56p (twice), one for a 566 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and second for a 537 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1446.96 for the 566 Limousin from West Bog to ave. 225p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 228p Nethermyres, 221p Mill of Inverarity, 220p Craignathro & Nethermyres; Char. 212p & 210p Shandford; Simm. 200p Kellyfield; Blonde 218p Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. 244p Pityot, 241p Nethermyres, 240p Nethermyres & West Bog, 233p Mill of Inverarity & Gask.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

Lim. 1420.65  & £1370.28 Nethermyres, £1367.99 Mill of Inverarity, £1313.40 Craignathro; Char. £1295.32  & £1255.80 Shandford; Sim. £1208 Kellyfield; Blonde  £1327.62 Pityot

Heifers –

Lim. £1395.67 Gask, £1385.75 Nethermyres, £1379.70 Pityot, £1374.72 Nethermyres; Char. £1403.60 Pityot; BB £1396.80 Craignathro.


Simm. £1202 (2.00p), £1168.13 (1.99p) & £1144.44 (2.04p) Kellyfield

A.A. £963.90 (1.70p), £837.82 (1.63p) St. Fort

Linc. Red £751 (1.55p), £696.16 (1.52p) St. Fort

COWS (3)

Lim. X £900 (1.23p) & £740 (1.20p) Tomlea


NEW SEASON LAMB (5) sold to 254p per kg twice for 48 kg Lambs from Upper Tulloes and £122 per head on three occasions from the same home.  A heavy show of lambs but still achieving an average of 245p per kg.

PRIME  HOGGS (293)  Sold to a top  of 273p per kg for a 44 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh and £128 from Mains of Dalrulzion for a 49 kg Beltex to average 188p per kg. SQQ 212p per kg. Another extremely heavy show of hoggs forward for sale today hampering todays overall average.  With over half of todays entries weighing over 50 kg proving difficult to sell. However, handyweights in demand and often achieving more in the sale ring.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. - 246p Herdhillmuir, 244p Mains of Dalrulzion, 227 & 223p Crossgates, 220p Torrax

Belt.  - 261p Mains of Dalrulzion, 256p & 253p Scobshaugh, 250p Newmill of Inshewan

Suff. - 196p Southtown of Melgund

Chev.  - 218p Finegand, 207p Mains of Dalrulzion, 200p Dustydrum

Mule -  200p Henderston Farms

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. -  £118 Herdhillmuir & Torrax, £116 Crossgates (twice), £110 Torrax and Crossgates

Belt. -  £124 & £120 Scobshaugh, £118 Newmill of Inshewan (twice), £110 Downie Farming co.

Suff.  - £90 Southtown, £85 Henderston Farms

Chev.  - £96 Dustydrum, £95 Mains of Dalrulzion, £94  Newmill of Inshewan

Mule -  £90 Henderston Farms

B.F. -  £80 Newmill of Inshewan

EWES & RAMS – (113)  Ave. £71

A much plainer show of Ewes this week. A large show of hill Cheviot and B.F. Ewes in todays sale. Quality types still meeting a firm demand providing they are not over fat. Definitely worth while selling cast ewes earlier rather than keeping for long.


Tex. - £142 Mains of Dalrulzion, £129 Torrax, £120 Archgrove

Belt. - £116 Scobshaugh (twice), £102 Torrax

BDM - £111 Scobshaugh

Chev. - £90 Formal, £81 Mains of Dalrulzion, £80 Ferniebrae

Mule - £96 Formal, £85 Crossgates

BF - £77 Maryton, £70 Nether Drumheads


Tex. - £95 & £92 Mains of Dalrulzion

Char. - £90 Newbigging of Ceres

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