Sale Date: Wed 10 December

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 19 Prime Cattle comprising 17 Clean Cattle and 2 OTMs and  995  Prime Sheep.




A smaller show of clean cattle forward today due to Christmas sale last week, prices still maintained recent rates.


Top price in the cattle ring was 272p for a Limousin Heifer consigned by J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog.


10 Bullocks averaged 235.5p or £1454.71

7 Heifers averaged 258.4p or £1499.64


Top Prices per kilo –


Heifers –


Lim. 272p West Bog; Cont. 268p & 264p Nether Myres; B.B. 262p Craignathro; B.P. 248p Gask;  Lim.X 248p West Bog & Craignathro.


Bullocks –


Lim. 256p & 254p (x 2) & 242p Nether Myres; B.B.x  236p Gask;  Cont.(Heavy) 230p Newton of Guthrie; Char.x 230p (x 2) & 218p Craigend.


Top Prices per head –


Heifers –


Lim. £1623.84 West Bog; Lim.X £1562.40 Gask; Cont. £1530.08 Craignathro.


Bullocks –


Lim. £1559.56 & £1536 Nether Myres; Lim. X £1522.60 Newton of Guthrie; B.B. X £1493.88 Gask; Char.x  £1451.88 Craigend.




Prime Lambs (806) sold to 211.1p for 45kg Texels from Ian J. Blackhall & Sons, Milton of Durris and to £100 for 55.5kg Texels from J.M. Cameron (A Firm), Lathones to average 186.4p (plus 4.4p on the week).  S.Q.Q. (252) -  195.4p.


Leading Prices per kilo –


Tex. 210p Balgersho;  Belt. 208.6p Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.X 207.5p South Ballo;

Cont. 207.1p Finegand; Belt.X 202.6p Mains of Killiechangie; Suff. 200p Southtown of Melgund; Suff.X 195.1p Eight Acres; Down 186.7p Yeldabrek; Char. 182.8p Drumdewan;  Chev. 186.5p Denbrae; B.F. 177.1p Henderston Farms; Cross 172.4p Henderston Farms.


Leading Prices per head –


Tex. X £99 Milton of Durris and Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £98 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.X £98 Milton of Durris; Belt. X £97 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. £97 Milton of Durris and Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £90 Southtown of Melgund and Lathones; Suff.X £88 Templeton; Down £85 Cairncortie; Chev. £83 Denbrae; Char. £79.50 Drumdewan;  Cross £75 Henderston Farms; B.F. £73.50 Henderston Farms.


Cast Ewes & Rams (189)



Belt. £100 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Tex. £92 Finegand; Tex.X £90 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Cont. £86 Denend and Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Suff. £84 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; BFL £84 Easter Dounie; Chev. £75 Denbrae; Cross £77 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Mule £68 Denbrae; B.F. £59 Denbrae; Zwar. £54 Monksacre; Heb. £40 Invergowrie.


Sheep –


B.F. £54 Glenogil Ltd.


Rams –


Tex. £94 Shandford; Tex.X £92 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £76 Shandford; Zwar. £70 Monksacre.