Sale Date: Sat 15 October


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 330 Store Cattle and 18 Breeding Cattle.


Bullocks (145) sold to 270.1p for a pen of 385kg Limousin’s from Messrs R. Simpson & Son, Mains of Creuchies and to £1260 for a pair of 640kg Simmentals from S. Mackie & Mrs M. Mackie, The Hillocks to average 213.7p.

Heifers (185) sold to 262.3p for a pen of 385kg Limousin’s from D.M. Keay & Sons Ltd., East Balloch and to £1195 for a pen of 520kg Limousin’s from Messrs T.M. & R. Wilson, Wairds of Alpity to average 214.9p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 260.6p Mains of Creuchies, 257.8p Over Finlarg, 250.6p Huntingfaulds; Char. 237.2p East Balloch, 231.8p Huntingfaulds; A.A. 237.5p Dunlappie, 216p West Pilmore, 215.9p Balcalk; BRB 202p Herdhillmuir, 190.3p West Pilmore, 190.2p Herdhillmuir; Short. 210.5p, 207.7p & 204.5p  Dalziel, 202p Nether Drumheads; Simm. 223.4p Huntingfaulds, 208.8p & 194.4p The Hillocks.

Heifers –

Lim. 245p Mains of Creuchies & Strone, 234.5p East Balloch; Char. 240.3p & 230.8p East Balloch; 228.2p Hunthingfaulds; A.A. 220p Woodhill & Ballintuim, 211.1p Denhead, 210.5p Knockbarry; BRB 183.7p Herdhillmuir; Short. 202.3p Dalziel; Simm. 216.2p Huntingfaulds, 215.9p West Pilmore.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1200 & £1190  Wairds of Alpity, £1160 Over Finlarg; Char. £1200 The Hillocks, £1160 Denhead, £1130 The Hillocks; Short. £1070 Waterside of Thornton, £1000 Nether Drumheads, £970 Dalziel; A.A. £1010 Denhead, £980 Waterside of Thornton, £950 Balcalk; BRB £900 Herdhillmuir; Simm. £1060 The Hillocks, £1050 Huntingfaulds, £990 Newhouse of Chapelton.

Heifers –

Lim. £1170 Wairds of Alpity, £1130 Woodhead & Ballintuim, £1100 Wairds of Alpity; Simm. £1100 & £1090 The Hillocks, £960 West Pilmore; Char. £1080 Wairds of Alpity, £1000 The Hillocks, £990 The Hillocks & Gannochy Est.; A.A. £950 Denhead, £930 The Hillocks; BRB £790 Herdhillmuir; Short. £875 Dalziel.


Top Price was a Limousin Heifer with a Stot Calf at foot from West Park Farms making £2600. Other leading Prices –

Lim. Heifers with Stot Calves at foot £2300 & £2200 West Park Farms.

Lim. Heifers with Heifer Calves at foot £2450 West Park Farms.

S.A. Cross Cow with Calves at foot £1320 Mains of Callander

BRB Cross Cows with Calves at foot £1150 Meikle Coull

A.A. Bulling Heifers £980 Balcalk

Lim. Bulling Heifers £920 Balcalk