Wed 23 August [Weekly Primestock Sale]

Weekly Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 23 August

Lawrie & Symington had forward 20 Prime Cattle and 15 OTM’s  and also 972 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) sold to a top of 250p per kg for a 612 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and also to £1583.37 for a 657 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 239p per kg.

Heifers (16) sold to a top of 258p per kg for a 532 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman and also to £1448.94 for a Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 244p per kg.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks -

Lim. 246p  & 241p Nethermyres; Short. 213p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 256p Gask, West Bog & Nethermyres; 246p Craignathro, West Bog & Nethermyres; 243p Gask & Leyshade.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1530  & £1507.98  Nethermyres; Short. £1035.18 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1443.84 Nethermyres, £1408.80 Craignathro, £1384.96 Gask, £1380.06 Nethermyres.

Cows (15)

Leading Prices per head -

Sim. £1350 Peasiehill; Lim. £1300 & £1200 Cairnleith; Sim. X £1180 Crieff

Leading Prices per kg –

Lim. 182p, 160p (twice) and 156p (twice) Cairnleith; Sim. 150p Crieff.

 

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (751) sold to 204.6p per kilo for Beltex from Clochie and to £99 per head for Beltex from Scobshaugh to average 176.5p per kilo (- 15p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 202p Scobshaugh; Cont. 197.7p Clochie; Tex. 193.6p Tullywhanland; X Tex. 191.5p Newton of Guthrie.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £95 Fawsyde; Cont. £95 West Pitcorthie; Suff. £94 Shandford; Tex. £94 Wairds of Alpity.

Ewes & Rams (221)

Tex. £100 Newton of Guthrie; Belt. £95 Scobshaugh; Tex.x £90 Tullywhanland; Cont. £82 Meikle Tullo.