Wed 13 August [Primestock Sale Report ...]

Primestock Sale Report Wednesday 13th August 2014

Sale Date: Wed 13 August

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 24 Prime Cattle and 812 Prime and Cast Sheep

A small show in today making them very easily sold and buyers going home happy. Buyers asking for more handier weights also.

Top Price in the cattle ring was 272ppk for a tremendous Lim Heifer consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres  and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.


Top Prices;

Heifers averaged 239.2p per kilo.

Limousin 272p, 262p Nether Myres; Cont. 252p and 242p and 240p Craighnathro; BB 234p South Ballo; BP 250p, 232p West Bog.

Bullocks averaged 215.3p per kilo.

 Lim 242p Craignathro; Cont 238p (twice) Nether Myres; BB 220p Fawsyde;  Cont.X 216p Newton of Guthrie

Top Prices Per head

Clean Cattle


Lim £1553.64 Craignathro; Cont £1542.80 and £1520 West Bog; Lim X £1517.76 and £1485.54 Nether Myres; Cont X £1471.68 Craignathro


Lim £1542.24 and £1513.68 Nether Myres; BB £1470.56 Gask; BP £1463.76 Fawsyde.

Cast Cows

Shorthorn £1100 (135.3p) The Meadows

Prime Lambs (647) averaged 165.4p or £71.93 a head (-7.5p on the week) sold to a top of 214.3p for a pen of Beltex Lambs from James Smeaton, Drumyellow and bought by Colin McLellan for a client.


Top Prices

647 Prime Lambs average 165.4p or £71.93 a head (-7.5p on the week)

Tex £96 Scobshaugh; Beltex £93 Straiton; Dutch Texel £89 Witton Farms; Cont £92 Wairds of Alpity; Char. £90 Ferniebrae; Rouge £86 Hallhill; Suff £89 Glensaugh; Down £84 Wairds of Alpity; Mule £69 Greigston

Top Prices per kg;.

Tex 195.9p Scobshaugh; Beltex 214.3p Drumyellow; Dutch Texel 195.4p Scobshaugh; Cont. 190.5p Newton of Inshewan; Char 188.2p Newton of Inshewan; Rouge 187.p Hallhill; Suff. 181.6p Glensaugh.

Lightweight Ewes averaged £49.66. Heavyweight Ewes averaged £82.16

A good show of fleshed ewes were keenly bid for.

Top Price was £124 for Suffolks from Mill of Inverarity and bought by Hugh Moir.

Top Prices

Suff £124 Mill of Inverarity; Texel £116 Mill of Inverarity; Cont £115 Blinkbonny; Texel X £110 Cairnleith; H.B. £100 Templeton; Char £98 Tullywhanland; Mule £82 Hillhead of Careston, £77 Glensaugh and Cairnleith; £75 Shandford; B.F. £56 Glensaugh, £53 Margie.

Young Sheep

Suffolk £84 Over Baldinnie; B.F. £56 Drumyellow