Sale Date: Wednesday 6th May 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  36  Prime Cattle , 5  OTM’s  and  417  Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (13) Sold to a top of 244p per kg and £1534.76  for a 629 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 209p per kg,

Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 250p per kg twice, one for a 551 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and second for a 579 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee  and to £1490.84 for a 611 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to ave. 230p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 236p Pityot & Nethermyres, 220p Mill of Inverarity, 218p Crieff; Char. 214p Shandford; Sim. 202p Ashmore & Strone Ltd.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p Nethermyres  & Gask, 244p Gask, 242p West Bog, 240p Nethermyres, 238p Craignathro, 226p Pityot, 225p Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per  head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1409.10 Craignathro, £1394.76 Nethermyres, £1340.70 Barns of Airlie, £1339.80 Mill of Inverarity; Char. £1264.20 Shandford; Sim. £1288.56 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.

Heifers –

Lim. £1447.50  & £1437.48 West Bog, £1383.84 Gask, £1377.50 & £1371.44 Nethermyres; Char. £1335.08 Pityot; Sim. £1213.80 Fallaw


Linc. Red £790.92 (1.56p) & £728.38 (1.58p) St. Fort; A.A. £1191.30 (1.90p) & £944.28 (1.72p) St. Fort

COWS (5)

A.A. £970 (1.20p) Dunlappie; Luing £710 (1.06p) Waterside of Thornton; Sim. X £675 (1.09p) Waterside of Thornton; Lim. £680 (1.16p) Crieff.


 NEW SEASON LAMB (53) sold to a top of 293p per kg for a 43kg Charollais from Southfield and £128 per head (twice)  for 48/49 kg Texels from Newton of Guthrie and Upper Tulloes, average 248p for a mixed show of lambs today. Smart lambs at 43-49kg selling best, excess weight not paying, more needed on weekly basis.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 269p Upper Tulloes, 266p Balnagarrow & Newton of Guthrie, 261p Upper Tulloes

Suff. 263p Southfield & Wr. Oathlaw, 255p North Mains of Baldovan & Upper Tulloes.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. Newton of Guthrie & Upper Tulloes

Suff. - £121 Wr. Oathlaw, £120 North Mains of Baldovan & Upper Tulloes

PRIME  HOGGS (231)  Sold to a top  of 219p per kg for a pen of 41kg Texels from Gibsonhall and £110 from Torrax to average 189p per kg and SQQ 197p per kg. A very end of season show of hoggs today, best quality types and handyweights still working away.

 Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 217p & 215p Torrax, 214p Whitehills & Gibsonhall

Suff. 206p Newmill of Inshewan, 204p Hatton of Cargill, 202p West Balhaggerty

Chev. 205p Mill of Inverarity, 200p Hatton of Cargill & Mill of Inverarity

Cont. 218p Hatton of Cargill

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £106 Torrax

Belt. £100 Newmill of Inshewan

Suff. £99 Newmill of Inshewan

Cont. £105 Hatton of Cargill

BDM £105 Hatton of Cargill

Mule £90 Wr. Campsie & W. Balhaggerty (twice)

EWES & RAMS – (133)  

EWES – Ave. £80

A mixed show of ewes forward for sale today. Best quality ewes not carrying over much fat meeting a firm enquiry.

Tex. £136 Alpin Cott., £125 Torrax

Suff. £130 & £121 Drimmie, £105 Shandford

Cont. £92 & £91 Shandford

Chev. £75 Laighwood

BF  £60.50 Laighwood

Mule £90 North Mains of Baldovan, £86 Mains of Creuchies

RAMS – Ave. £93

Tex. £112.50 Midtown of Barras, £75 Whitehills (Meigle)

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