Sale Date: Wednesday 6th July, 2022 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 13 Prime Cattle, 1 OTM’s and 721 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (3) Sold to a top of 2.70p per kg and £1663.20 for a 616 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by James Ewart Ltd, Butchers, Monifieth to average 2.66p.

Heifers (10) Sold to a top of 2.90p per kg for a 538 kg Limousin from Chapel of Barras and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1787.40 for a 662 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes Butchers, Dundee to average 2.76p.

Leading Prices per kg:-
Here. 2.68p & 2.60p Balgay
Leading Prices per head:-
Here. £1554.40 & £1492.40 Balgay
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 2.88p, 2.86p & 2.80p Chapel of Barras, 2.76p West Bog, 2.70p & 2.69p Pityot; Char. 2.74p Chapel of Barras; BB 2.68p Pityot
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. 2.88p, 2.86p & 2.80p Chapel of Barras, 2.76p West Bog, 2.70p & 2.69p Pityot; Char. 2.74p Chapel of Barras; BB 2.68p Pityot
COWS (1)
A.A. £1260 (1.64p) Shandford


PRIME LAMBS (621)– Forfar saw forward the largest show for sometime of 621 Prime Lambs. A tremendous show for quality albeit a fair bit of weight around. Trade slightly easier on start of week in line with other centres, although better on the week, with weight coming to pounds per head. Sale topped at £158 for Texels from Alexander Strachan, Clochie and to 351p per kg from the same home. Overall Average 304p per kg - SQQ 308p (plus 64p on last year).
Leading Prices per kg:-
Tex. - 335.6p Clochie, 333.3p Horn, 329.5p Templeton, 329.3p Shandford, 325.5p Clochie, 324.4p Gallaton, 319.1p Knockhill, 319p Shandford, 317.1p Little Herdhill
Belt. – 351.1p Clochie, 329.3p Shandford, 328.3p & 318.4p Clochie, 312.5p Baldovie
Suff. – 300p Kirkton of Kingoldrum & North Mains of Baldovan, 295.7p Southtown of Melgund, 295.5p Prieston, 295.2p New Gilston
Cross – 270.8p Glenmoy
BDM – 302.2p Mains of Creuchies
Dorset – 266.7p West Pitcorthie
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £155, £153 & £151Clochie, £150 North Mains of Baldovan & Knockhill, £147 West Town of Barras, North Mains of Baldovan & Gallaton, £146 Gallaton, £145 Shandford
Belt. - £158, £156 & £151Clochie, £150 Baldovie, £137 & £136 Scobshaugh, £135 Shandford & Horn
Suff. - £146 Horn, £141 Knockhill, £138 North Mains of Baldovan, £136 Southtown of Melgund
Cross - £130 Glenmoy
BDM - £139 Mains of Creuchies
Dorset - £120 West Pitcorthie

CAST SHEEP – (100) –

EWES – The Cast Ewes were a mixed show for quality selling to a top of £140 for Texels from Archgrove and BDM from Shandford. More could be sold each week.

Tex. - £140 Archgrove, £130 East Ingliston & Mains of Creuchies, £120 Shandford & West Town of Barras, £110 Shandford, Archgrove & Templeton
B.F. - £72 Blackden, £65 Mains of Creuchies
Suff. - £130 Shandford, £120 & £110 East Ingliston, £110 Southtown of Melgund, £100 Coiliamy
Cont. - £107 Mains of Creuchies
Chev./Mule - £85 Denbrae
Cross - £100 Coiliamy, £87 Mains of Creuchies
BFL - £100 North Cotton
BDM - £140 Shandford
Zwartble - £100 Muirhouses

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