Wed 20 August [ Primestock Sale Report]

Primestock Sale Report

Sale Date: Wed 20 August

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 16 Prime Cattle and 787 Prime and Cast Sheep

A smaller show of cattle today, trade was a lot dearer!!

Top Price in the cattle ring was 282ppk for a Lim Heifer consigned by J.A. Peters & Son  and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.


Top Prices;

Heifers  (13) averaged 251.7p

Limousin 282p, 270p West Bog; Cont. 274p ,272p 268p  and 260p Nether Myres;; BB 256p, 254p and 242p Craignathro.

Bullocks (3) averaged  251.9p

 Lim 254p twice Nether Myres; BB 248p Craignathro.

Top Prices Per head

Clean Cattle


BBx £1723.46 Nether Myres, Lim £1663.80 West Bog; Cont £1607.82 Craignathro.


Lim £1636.80 Craignathro; Cont. £1617.98 Nether Myres

Prime Lambs (559) averaged 160.7p (-5p on the week) sold to a top of 185.7p for a pen of Texels from W Aitken, Smiddyhouse and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.

Top Prices

Tex £91 Smiddyhouse; Beltex £90 Newbigging of Craighall; Dutch Texel £88 Gallowshade Road; Cont £86 Over Buttergask; Char £85 Shandford; Rouge £84 Nether Middleton; Suff £84 Nether Middleton; £80 Shandford

Top Prices per kg;.

Tex   185.7p Smiddyhouse; Beltex 179.2p Over Buttergask; Dutch Texel 178.3p Newton of Inshewan; Cont 176.8p Nether Middleton; Char 176.5p Newbigging of Craighall; Rouge 173.9p Clatto; Suff 166.7 Shandford.

Cast Ewes

Tex £96 Clatto; Cont £93 Easter Cash; HB £88 Scobshaugh; Dutch Texel £87 Balconnel; Suff £82 Newbigging of Craighall; Down £85 Easter Cash; Mule £69 Lednathie Estate; X £60 Cairnleith; Scotch Blackface £68 Lednathie

Young Sheep

Tex £76 Friarton; Cont £70 Friarton; B.F. £48 Glenogil

Cast Rams

Texel £76 Friarton