Sale Date: Wednesday 29th March, 2023 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 18 Prime Cattle, 3 otm’s and 557 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
PRIME CATTLE – Good show of cattle met a buoyant trade.
BULLOCKS – (2) – Sold to a top of 3.10p per kg for a 642 kg Charolais Cross from Wellhead and purchased by Mr. S. Watson and to £2094 for a 698 kg Limousin also from Wellhead and purchased by Chapman Butchers, Wishaw to average 3.05p per kg
HEIFERS – (16) – Sold to a top of 3.42p per kg for a 574 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £2097.92 for a 704 kg Charolais from Wellhead and purchased by Chapman Butchers, Wishaw to average 3.12p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 3.00p Wellhead
Leading Prices per head:-
Char. X £1990.20 Wellhead
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 3.38p & 3.32p Mill of Inverarity, 3.28p Gask, 3.26p West Bog, 3.20p Gask, 3.14p & 3.10p Barns of Airlie, 3.08p West Bog, 3.04p Pityot
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £2036.48 Pityot, £2027.04 Gask, £2021.20 Barns of Airlie, £2008.16 West Bog, £1996.80 Gask, £1963.08 West Bog, £1952.16 Mill of Inverarity, £1947.48 Pityot, £1919.84 Mill of Inverarity
COWS (3)
Lim. x £1900 (2.30p) Scobshaugh
A.A. x £1700 (2.19p) Shandford
Sim. X £1440 (2.07p) Shandford
PRIME HOGGS (462) - Good meat coming to money. Quality show of hoggs met a strong demand in both heavy and light weight classes. With high demand many more could have been sold to sellers advantage.
Topping today’s sale was a Beltex at £146 twice from the Firm of C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie and Texels at £145 from T. & J. Clarke, Wellhead. SQQ 2.58p. Overall average 2.54p.

Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £139, £133 & £131 Wellhead, £130 Hatton of Cargill & Wellhead
Belt. - £145 & £143 Balbrydie, £134 Scobshaugh
B.F. - £95 Afflochie & West Kinmonth
Suff. - £130 & £128 Hatton of Cargill, £125 Middlehill
Chev. - £131 & £129 Middlehill
Chev./Mule - £126 Middlehill, £110 Afflochie
Scotch Mule - £100 Woodend
Cross - £122 Dustydrum, £115 South Ballo, £105 The Haugh

Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 3.00p, 2.85p Wellhead
Belt. – 329.5p 7 323.8p Balbrydie
B.F. – 237.5p Afflochie, 226.2p West Kinmonth
Suff. – 261.2p Hatton of Cargill, 255.1p Middlehill, 253.5p Afflochie
Chev. – 267.4p Newmill of Inshewan, 265.9p Hatton of Cargill, 258.7p Newmill of Inshewan
Chev./Mule – 250p Afflochie
Scotch Mule – 250p Woodend
Cross – 262.5p The Haugh, 234.7p South Ballo

Tex. - £159 Chapelton of Menmuir, £151 Torrax, £137 West Mains of Turin
Belt. £129 Balbrydie
B.F. - £84 Newmill of Inshewan, £76 Mains of Creuchies
Chev./Mule - £107 Ferniebrae

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