Sale Date: Wednesday 6th January, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 28 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s, 516 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (4) – Sold to a top of 251p per Kg for a 592 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1546.38 for a 639 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 236p per kg.
Heifers – (24) – Sold to a top of 263p per kg for a 529 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J.B. Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1527.44 for a 626 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 229p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks – Lim. 242p & 236p Nethermyres, 219p Gask.
Heifers – Lim. 248p West Bog & Nethermyres, 244p Gask, 242p Nethermyres & Craignathro; B.B. 246p West Bog; Char. X 242p West Bog.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks – Lim. £1485.92 Mill of Inverarity, £1482.63 Gask
Heifers - Lim. £1481.88 Mill of Inverarity, £1462.72 Gask, £1459.50 Barns of Airlie; B.B. £1471.08 West Bog; Char. X £1427.80 West Bog
COWS (5)
A.A. £1175 (1.37p) Wolflaw
Saler x £905 (1.31p), £820 (1.34p), £645 (1.19p) & £620 (1.16p) Cluseburn
Prime Hoggs (492) sold to a top of 290p per kg for a pen of 43 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £127 per head for 45kg Texel from Torrax. A fantastic trade, witnessed from start to finish today. A full ring of buyers left looking for more sheep at the end of today. Overall Average 239p per kg. SQQ 244p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 282p Torrax, 270p Heatherstacks, 268p Er. Balgillo, 262p Er. Balgillo, 261p Redford Smithy, 259p Cairncortie, 257p Kirkton of Kingoldrum (twice), 256p Er. Balgillo & South Ballo.
Belt. – 284p & 269p Scobshaugh, 255p Drumyellow.
Suff. – 246p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 242p Heatherstacks, 240p Fawsyde, 235p Heatherstacks
Chev. – 258p & 240p Er. Balgillo
B.F. – 225p & 224p Glenisla
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £123 Torrax, £120 & £119 Clochnahill, £118 Er. Balgillo, £117 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £116 South Ballo (twice), £115 Redford Smithy & Cairncortie
Belt - £125 (twice) & £113 Scobshaugh, £110 Drumyellow
Suff. - £117 Clochnahill, £116 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £114 & £112 Clochnahill, £110.50 & £110 Fawsyde
Chev. - £119 & £118 Er. Balgillo
B.F. - £83 Glenisla
EWES & RAMS – Less numbers about today, majority tups forward for sale.
EWES - BDM - £99 Shandford
RAMS -Tex. - £89 & £79 Shandford; B.F. - £63 Hunthill Est.

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