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.


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  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)


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


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