Wed 24 September [Primestock Sale Report ]

Primestock Sale Report

Sale Date: Wed 24 September

Wednesday, 24th September, 2014

Lawrie & Symington had forward 50 Cattle comprising 25 Prime Cattle and 25 Cast Cows, also 1083 Prime Lambs and 453 Cast Ewes.

Top price in the cattle ring was 280p (twice) for a Limousin Heifer consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and Craignathro Farms Ltd and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail.

A smaller show of Prime Cattle, butchers cattle were keenly bid for!

Steers Ave. 241.8p a kg and Heifers Ave. 216.3p a kg

Top Prices  -


Lim 280p Nether Myres & Craignathro; Cont. 256p Nether Myres; BB 272p & 268p Craignathro; BP 250p & 230p Todhall; Sim 226p & 222p Haymont; Char (Heavy) 188p Smithyton; AA 200 Grassmiston.


BB 256p Nether Myres; Lim X 264p Craignathro; Cont.(Heavy) 222p & 218p Todhall; Lim (Heavy) 240p Nether Myres.

Top Prices per head –


Lim £1694 Nether Myres; Lim.X £1666.96 & £1569.44 Craignathro; AA £1276 Grassmiston.


BB £1671.68 Nether Myres; Lim £1612.80 Nether Myres; Cont. £1542.50 Todhall.

Cast Cows

Cows sold to a top of 125.1p for a AA Cow from J. & J. Pattullo, Sandyford.

BP £920 Sandyford; AA £1000 & £970 Sandyford; Blue Grey £730 & 690 Glensaugh.

Prime Lambs (1083) averaged 139.1p

Sold to a top of £82 for a pen of Texels scaling 50 kgs from the Firm of W. Mather & Sons, Shandford.

Top Prices

Tex £80 Shandford; TexX £77.50 Finegand Estate; Beltex £72 Loyal Farm; Beltex X £72 Nether Logie and Pitairlie Farm Cottage; Cont. £77 Jubilee Cottage; Suff £76 Clochie; Suff X £75 Clochie; Down £73 Shandford; Mule £57.50 Glenisla; X £60 Glenisla

Top prices per kg was 168.5p for 46kg Texels from Finegand Estate.

Tex 165.2p Loyal; Tex.X 164p Shandford; Beltex 163.6p Nether Logie; Beltex X 163p Knowehead Farm; Cont. 161.7p West Pitcorthie; Suff 151p Clochie; Suff.X 147p Clochie; Down 146 Shandford; Mule 133.7 Glenisla; X 126.3p Glenisla.

Cast Ewes (453)

Tex £91 Balbrydie Farm; Tex X £88 Over Finlarg; Cont. £84 Victoria St; £84 Mains of Creuchies; Suff. £102 Over Finlarg; Suff X  £88 Balbrydie; Down £80 Glebe of Nevay; Mule £59 Tomlea; X £86 Over Finlarg; Scotch Blackface £56 Gannochy Estate; Lle £90 Anniston; Char. £88 Over Finlarg; Belt. £88 Scobshaugh; Beltex X £75 Scobshaugh