Sale Date: Wednesday, 29th January 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  31 Prime Cattle,  9  Cows and  690  Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 231p per kg (twice), one for a 603 kg BRBx and second for a 585 Limousin both from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1407 for a 607 kg BBx from Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 214p.

Heifers (25) Sold to a top of 258p per kg for a 544 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1426.80 for a 580 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 218p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 221p Nethermyres, 199p & 195p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 252p & 246p Nethermyres, 243p & 237p Woodhead of Mailer, 236p Nethermyres, 234p Pityot, 233p Gask; Char. 200p Woodhead of Mailer; BB 200p Wood of Auldbar; Sim. 191p, 186p (twice) Whitehall.

Leading Prices per  head –


BB £1392.93 & £1370.20 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1403.52 West Bog, £1398.30 Woodhead of Mailer, £1394.96 Wood of Auldbar; Char. £1258 Woodhead of Mailer; Sim. £1328.05 Whitehall; BB £1314 Wood of Auldbar.

COWS (9)

Char. £1180 (1.34p) & £1130 (1.31p) Shandford; A.A. x £980 (1.41p) Newton of Fotheringham; Simm. X £880 (1.37p) & £830 (1.16p) Shandford; Lim. X £825 1.21p Shandford; B. Short. X £800 (1.24p) Shandford.


PRIME  HOGGS (639) Sold to 271.4p per kilo for Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £118 per head for Texels from Er. Balgillo to average 224p per kilo for SQQ’s and 218.5p per kilo Overall (plus 18.2p).

Leading Prices per kg –

Beltex 252.5p Scobshaugh; 251.1p Er. Balgillo; Texel 240.5p Shandford; Texel x 233.3p Hatton of Cargill.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £115 Er. Balgillo; Beltex x £114 Scobshaugh; Suffolk £114 Shandford; x Texel £114.50 Torrax.

EWES & RAMS (51)


Tex. £124 & £116 Mill of Inverarity; Leic. £100 Rose Cottage.


Leic. £100 Rose Cottage; Char. £110 Starr.

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