Sale Date: Wed 26 November


 Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 35 Prime and Cast Cattle, 666  Prime Lambs and 387 Cast Ewes and Rams.


The highlight of the sale today was a run of 10 tremendous Bullocks and Heifers from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres averaging 255p per kilo or £1471.92 a head.

16 Bullocks averaged 234.9p or £1417.33 a head

18 Heifers averaged 246p or £1393.30 a head

Top Price in the cattle ring was 272p for a Limousin Heifer consigned by Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres.

Top Prices per kilo -

Heifers (Lightweight) -

Lim. 272p, 264p,262p Nethermyres; Cont. 266p,260p West Bog; B.B. 258p, 248p & 246p Nethermyres; BP 260p Craignathro.

Heifers (Heavyweight) -

Lim. 234p Craignathro; Cont. 224p Gask; Lim.X 244p & 240p South Ballo.

Bullocks -

Lim. 254p Gask; Cont. 260p,258p,248p,238p Nethermyres; Lim.X BB 246p & 230p Woodhead of Mailer; Char. 238p, 230p & 228p Craigend; BP 222p Chapel of Barras;  Devon X 222p & 220p Mill of Inverarity.

Top Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1574.80 Gask; Cont. £1558.32, £1552.20 & £1478.08 Nethermyres; Lim.X £1532.58 Woodhead of Mailer; Char. £1461.32 Craigends.

Heifers –

Lim. £1618.40 & £1490.48 Nethermyres; Cont. £1547 & £1521.52 West Bog; B.P. £1479.40 Craignathro.

Cast Cows (1)

Cont. £740 (109p) Dalziel.

 PRIME LAMBS (666) Sold to 218p and £97 for 44.5kg Beltex’s from Mr Rory Stoddart, Mill of Inverarity to average 174p (plus 6p on the week)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 208.7p Meikle Tullo; Beltex 200p Redford Smithy; Beltex X 195.1p Birkenbush; Tex.X 193.7p Balholmie; Cont. 193.4p Balgay; Suff. 191.8p Birkenbush; Suff.X 189.1p Birkenbush; Down 176.1p Little Ballo; Cross 178.8p Glenisla; B.F. 170.7p Glensaugh; Chev. 179.5p Ashmore.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £96 Meikle Tullo; Tex.X £92 Haymount & Balholmie; Suff. £93 Birkenbush; Cont. £91 Balgay and Meikle Tullo; Suff.X £91 Balgay; Down £87 Birkenbush; Beltex £81 Mill of Inverarity; Belt.X £80 Redford Smithy; Cross £78 Glenisla; B.F. £77 Henderston Farms; Chev. £70 Ashmore.

Cast Ewes and Rams (387)

Ewes –

Suff. £95 Roundhillock; Suff.X £88 Inverdovat Farms; Tex. £88 Balholmie; Tex.X  £79 Hillhead of Careston; Cross £77 Balkemback; Down £76 Henderston Farms; Chev. £76 Leoch; Cont. £76 Easter Denoon & MeikleTullo; B.F. £57 Henderston Farms.

Rams –

Chev. £78 Ashmore; Tex. £70 Newton of Crathie; BFL £68 Newton of Crathie.

Clean Sheep –

B.F. £66 Hunthill Estate; Chev. £49 Auchentoul