Sale Date: Wednesday 9th June, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 27 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s and 180 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (10) – Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 594 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1584.96 for a 624 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 244p.
Heifers (17) – Sold to a top of 2.75p (twice), one for a 518 kg from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and second for a 530 kg Limousin from Chapel of Barras and also purchased by Penman Butchers and to £1561.28 for a 656 kg Charolais from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 250p.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks –
Lim. 254p, 250p & 246p Nethermyres, 245p Chapel of Barras; Blonde 248p Pityot; Sim. 241p & 237p Shandford.
Heifers –
Lim. 272p Nethermyres, 268p West Bog, 260p Nethermyres, 251p West Bog, 247p Craignathro; Char. 247p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1564.56 Nethermyres, £1549.08 Craignathro, £1544.40 Gask, £1515 Nethermyres; Sim. £1388.82 & £1383.34 Shandford; Blonde £1373.92 Pityot.
Heifers –
Lim. £1543.14 West Bog, £1538.60 Gask, £1474.92 & £1463.88 Pityot, £1457.92 West Bog; Char. £1452.36 Craignathro.
OTMS (2)
A. A. £1020 (1.41p) Newbigging of Craighall

SPRING LAMBS (150) – Sold to a top of 347p per kg for a pen of 46 kg Texel Crosses from Upper Tulloes and to £162 per head for a pair of 49 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh. Overall Average 318p per kg. SQQ Ave. 325p per kg.
Less numbers forward though trade still staying very strong. Less quality forward today. Lighter lambs continue to sell well with many pens of 41 – 44 kg lambs regularly selling well into £130 - £145 per head.
Leading prices per kg:-
Tex. – 343p Over Baldinnie, 339p Gallaton, 337p Over Baldinnie, 335p & 334p Gallaton, 333p Southtown of Melgund & North Mains of Baldovan, 332p Wellbank Mains & Southtown of Melgund (twice)
Suff. – 333p Gallaton (twice)
Belt. – 330p & 323p Scobshaugh
Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £160 Upper Tulloes & Southtown of Melgund, £155 & £154 Southtown of Melgund, £153 Wellbank Mains & Southtown of Melgund (twice), £152 & £151 Southtown of Melgund, £150 North Mains of Baldovan & Southtown of Melgund
Suff. - £150 Gallaton (twice)
Belt. - £142.50 Scobshaugh
EWES – Ave. £114 per head
Leading Prices
Tex. - £149 Newton of Guthrie, £147 Scobshaugh, £138 East Ingliston, £135 Southtown of Melgund
Suff. - £136 Newton of Guthrie, £128 Southtown of Melgund, £126 Scobshaugh
Mule - £101 Newbigging of Craighall, £85 Newton of Guthrie
Jacob - £90 Heughhead

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