Sale Date: Wednesday 4th March 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  37  Prime Cattle,  2  Cows  and 529   Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

 PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) Sold to a top of 228p per kg for a 521 kg Blonde Aquitaine from Chapel of Barras and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven and to £1406.10 for a 645 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 219p.

Heifers (29) Sold to a top of  245p per kg and £1421 for a 580 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 221p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 225p Gask, 221p Nethermyres, 220p Spittal; B.B. 220p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

B.B. 244p & 228p Craignathro; Lim. 242p & 240p  Nethermyres, 238p West Bog, 232p (twice) Mill of Inverarity, 229p West Bog.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

B.B. £1405.80 Nethermyres; Lim. £1397.50  & £1381.25 Nethermyres,

Heifers –

Lim. £1393.08 Nethermyres, £1389.92 West Bog, £1385.67 Pityot, £1372.56 Woodhead of Mailer; Char. £1375.78 & £1335.15 Pityot; B.B. £1332.24 & £1313.28 Craignathro.

COWS (2)

A.A. £1045 (1.21p) Newbigging of Craighall; Lim. X £785 (1.25p) Crieff.

PRIME SHEEP

PRIME  HOGGS (427) Short of requirements, met the dearest trade of the season so far, selling to 320p per kg for Beltex from Balbrydie and to £132 per head for Beltex from Newbarns to average 249.7p per kilo for SQQ’s and 244.8p per kilo overall (plus 11.9p)

Leading Prices per kg –

Beltex 309.5p Torrax; x Beltex 300p Gyratesmyre; Texel 293.3p Newbarns; Tex. X 290.9p Mains of Dalrulzion.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £130 Torrax; Beltex £129 & £128 Balbrydie; Tex. X £128 Mains of Dalrulzion; x Texel £128 Fallaw.

EWES & RAMS (102)

EWES

Tex. X £164 Mains of Dalrulzion; Texel £160 & £152 Fallaw; Beltex £140 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cross £104 Middle Drimmie.

 


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