Wed 7 January [WEDNESDAY, 7th JANUARY, 2015]


Sale Date: Wed 7 January

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 36 Prime Cattle and Cast Cows and 861 Prime Hoggs, Cast Ewes and Rams.



Top Price in the Cattle ring was 262p for an outstanding BB x Lim Bullock consigned by J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall.

15 Bullocks ave 227p or £1435.06

14 Heifers ave 235.9p or £1367.65

Top Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 248p (twice) Nether Myres; Cont. 246p Woodhead of Mailer; BB x Lim 262p Todhall; BP 244p Nether Myres; A.A. 234p South Ballo; Lim.X 240p Mill of Inverarity; Cont. X 236p Craignathro; South Devon X 220p Todhall.

Heifers –

Lim. 260p West Bog; Cont. 252p & 250p Nether Myres; Lim.X 242p & 240p Craignathro; Char. 238p Woodhead of Mailer; Lim.X BB 236p South Ballo; B.B.X 234p & 232p Todhall; Cont.X 234p Craignathro.

Top Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1622.60, £1597.12 and £1559.92 Nether Myres; Cont. £1543.20 Mill of Inverarity; Lim.X £1541.08 Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. £1540.80 Craignathro; Lim.X £1521.92 and £1487.20 West Bog; Cont. £1421.28 Nether Myres.

5 Cast Cows ave 130.7p or £938.00

Cont. £1100 (131.9p) Cairncross; B.P. £1020 (135.2p) and £960 (135.1p) Sandyford.


Prime Hoggets (606) sold to 233p and £106 for 45.5kg Beltex’s from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall to average 185p (plus 5p on the week).

With a useful show of Hoggs on offer all classes met a good sound trade.

Leading Prices per kg -

Belt. 219.1p Mill of Inverarity; Belt.X 218.2p Torrax; Suff. 215.1p Torrax; Cont. 214.4p Mill of Inverarity; Suff.X 209.3p Gillahill; Down 206.3p Gillahill; Tex. 204.2p Torrax; Tex.X 202.3p Mill of Inverarity; Cross 188.6p Milton; Chev. 187.5p Westtown of Barras; Char. 184.5p Milton; B.F. 183.8p Nether Drumheads.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £104 Mill of Inverarity; Suff. £103 Cairncortie;  Suff. X £100 Torrax; Down £99 Gillahill; Tex. £98 Torrax;  Belt.X £96 Mill of Inverarity, Kinrive and Torrax; Cont. £95 Todhall, Cairncortie and Gillahill; Tex.X £93 Drumyellow; Cross £90 Henderston Farms; Chev. £81 Kinrive; B.F. £80.50 Nether Drumheads; Char. £77.50 Milton.

Cast Ewes & Rams (255)

Leading Prices per head for Ewes –

Tex. £137 Mill of Inverarity; £130 East Mains of Auchterhouse; BFL £118 Newhouse of Glamis; Tex.X £107 Over Finlarg; Cont. £88 Henderston Farms; Chev. £86 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Cross £75 Milton; Suff. £70 Henderston Farms; B.F. £65 Afflochie.

Leading Prices per head for Clean Sheep –

B.F. £60 Glenshaugh and BHS Sporting.

Leading Prices per head for Rams –

Tex. £108 Balbrydie; Tex.X £88 Balbrydie; B.F. £84 Dalbog; Belt. £82 Redford Smithy; Cont. £80 Balbrydie.