Wed 30 May [Weekly Primestock Sale]

Weekly Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 30 May


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 40 Prime Cattle and 1 OTM also 442 Prime Sheep. 



Bullocks (9)   Sold to a top of 2.52p per kg and  £1554.84 for a 617 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham  to average 2.40p.

Heifers   (31) Sold to a top of 2.58p pr kg for a 564 kg Limousin from Nethermyrs and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1529.60 for a 640 kg Limousin from Craignathro and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd.,Wishaw to average 2.33p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.48p Gask & Nethermyres, 2.45p Craignathro & Nethermyres ; Blonde Aquat. 2.44p Pityot; Char. 2.12p  Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.53p Craignathro & West Bog, 2.52p Nethermyres, 2.48p Nethermyres, 2.46p Craignathro, 2.45p Gask; BRB 2.36p Chapel of Barras.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1540.80,£1516.55 & £1500.40 Nethermyres, £ 1496.95 Craignathro,£1463.20 Gask; Blonde Aqua.£ 1442.04; Char. x £1151.16 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1498.50 Craignathro,£  1490.73 Smithyton,£  1475.52 South Ballo,£1465.57 Pityot; Rom.x £1430.16 Smithyton; Char. £ 1402.80 Smithyton,  £1398.96 Pityot.

COWS (1)

Lim. £1245.00  (165p) Newton of Fotheringham


PRIME LAMBS  (100) Sold to 277.3p per kilo (twice) for Texels from Newton of Guthrie and to £127 per head (twice) for Texels from Southtown.


Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. X 268.1p & 262.5p Upper Tulloes; Tex. 265.9p & 259.2p Southtown; Cont. 254.7p Newton of Guthrie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex.x £126 (twice) Upper Tulloes; Tex. £122 Newton of Guthrie; Suff. £121 Southtown.


PRIME HOGGS  (250) Sold to 234.8p per kilo for a pair of Beltex's from Glenmoy and to £130 per head for a Beltex from Easter Balgillo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 234.2p Er. Balgillo; Tex. 224p Ardmhor; Tex.x 210.9p Croft of Cultalonie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £119 Ardmhor; Belt. £116 Glenmoy; Tex.x £110 Barnsmuir; Zwarb. £109 Barnsmuir.


EWES  (92)

Tex. £127 Ardmhor; Tex.x £123 Wellbank Mains; H.B. £105 Newton of Inshewan; Suff. £105 Wr. Oathlaw.


Belt. £124 (twice) & £119  Er. Balgillo