Wed 17 September [Primestock Sale Report]

Primestock Sale Report

Sale Date: Wed 17 September

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 28 Prime Cattle and 1084 Prime and Cast Sheep comprising 941 Prime Sheep and 143 Cast Ewes and Rams

Top Price in the cattle ring was 288p for a Limousin Heifer consigned by J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog and bought by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth.

Top Prices

Heifers  (14) averaged 250p

Limousin 288p West Bog; Cont. 278p Craignathro Farms; BB 274p Nether Myres; BP 256p Mill of Inverarity; Cont.X 252p Gask; Lim.X 250p Todhall.

Bullocks (14) averaged  233p

Limousin 258p & 240p Gask; Cont. 252p,246 & 240p Nether Myres; BB 240p Mill of Inverarity; BP 238p Newton of Guthrie; AA 234p Todhall; Cont.X 234p Newton of Guthrie.

Top Prices per head.


Limousin £1589.20 Nether Myres; Cont. £1565.14 Craignathro Farms; BB £1523.20 Mill of Inverarity; Lim.X £1509.60 Craignathro Farms.


Limousin £1670.76 Nether Myres; BP £1568.64 Gask; Cont. £1559.64 & £1557.60 Nether Myres; BB £1551.42 Newton of Guthrie.

Prime Lambs (941) averaged 147.3p or £64.67

Prime Lambs sold to a top of 177.8p for a pen of 54 kg Texels from Messrs A. Barr & Son, Hallhill, Collessie and also realised £96 to average 147.3p.

Top Prices

Tex £84 Shandford; Tex X £80 Wairds of Alpity; Beltex £76 Easter Cash; Beltex X £73 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. £79 Mains of Dalrulzion; Char. £67 Easter Cash; Char.X £65 West Mains of Turin; Suff. £75 South Baldutho; Suff.X £72 South Baldutho; Down £70 Afflochie; Mule £54 Mains of Creuchies; X £63 Roadside Cottage.


Top Prices per kg;.

Tex 170.7p Fallaw Farm; Tex.X 166.3p Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex 168.9p Easter Cash; Beltex X 165.9p Easter Cash; Cont. 164.7p Fallow Farm; Char. 163.4p Easter Cash; Char.X 158.5p West Mains of Turin; Suff. 153p Tomlea; Suff. X 156.4p West Pitcorthie; Down 152.3p Tillygloom; Mule 139.3p Mains of Creuchies; X 128.2p 2 Roadside Cottage.

Cast Ewes

Tex £98 Tullywhanland; Cont. £95 Milton; HB £93 Milton; Char. £90 West Gormack; Suff. £89 Baldovie; Down £85 Over Baldinnie; Mule £60 Balbegno; X £58 Milton and Lednathie Est.; Scotch Blackface £57 Lednathie Est.

Young Sheep

Texel £70 Sidlaw View; Cont. £66 Meikle Tullo

Cast Rams

Cheviot £79 Mains of Dalrulzion; Texel £74 Afflochie; Cont. £74 Afflochie; Beltex X £70 Mains of Dalrulzion.