Sale Date: Wed 27 January


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 24 Prime Cattle,   704  Prime Hoggets and 172 Cast Ewes and Rams. Also 99 Store Hoggets.


Bullocks (4) sold to 246p per kilo for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Flemings, Arbroath and to £1568 per head for a Limousin from Gask also selling to Flemings, Arbroath to average 2.33p per kilo.

Heifers (19) sold to 264p per kilo for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1535 per head for a Limousin from Nethermyres selling to Falconer Butchers, Arbroath to average 228p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 240p Craignathro; 232p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 250p Nethermyres; 248p West Bog; 246p Gask; Char. 220p Newbigging of Ceres.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1537 & £1421 Nethermyres; £1459 Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. £1498 West Bog; £1483 Gask; £1475 Nethermyres; Char. £1361 Newbigging of Ceres.

1 Young Bull (17 months) – Lincoln Red £1100 (168p per kilo)


Prime Hoggets (704) sold to 206.7p for 44.5kg Texels from Leoch Farms, Auchterhouse to James Ewart Ltd., Forfar and to £96 for a pair of 66kg Beltex’s from Messrs Bruce Findlay, Easter Balgillo to the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 173p.

SQQ hoggets average 186.2p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Belt. 201.1p & 200p Balbrydie; Cont. 200p Milton of Durris; Belt.x 192.9p  (twice) Easter Balgillo; Tex.x 190.5p Birch Ave.; Tex. 189.1p Milton of Durris; Suff. 181.3p Newton Farm; Suff.x 176.8p Newton Farm; Down 175.6p West Mains of Kincaldrum; B.F. 168.9p Craignathro Farms Ltd.; Cross 169.5p West Mains of Kincaldrum.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £94.50 (twice) Easter Balgillo; Cont. £95 Torrax; Belt.x £94 (three times) Easter Balgillo; Tex.x £94 Torrax; Tex. £93 Torrax; Suff. £90 Milton of Durris & Smiddyhouse; Suff.x £87 Torrax; Down £84 Rossie H.F.; B.F. £63.50 Craignathro Farms Ltd.; Cross £80 Redford Smithy.

Cast Ewes & Rams (172)

Ewes –

Tex. £96 Mill of Inverarity; Tex.x.£90 Hillhead of Careston; Suff. £84 Balbrydie; Cont. £81 Hillhead of Careston; Belt. £78 Balbrydie; Cross £70 Formal; Chev. £66 Kinnaird.

Rams –

Tex. £71 Shandford; Llyn £65 Shandford.

STORE HOGGETS (99) sold to £60 for Texels from Messrs Watt, Roman Road.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £59.50 Tomlea; Suff. £59.50 Tomlea; Cross £59 Tomlea; B.F. £47 Hunthill Est.; Tex.x £46 Newton Crescent; B.F. £44 Craignathro.