Wed 6 June [Weekly Primestock Sale]

Weekly Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 6 June


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 30 Prime Cattle and 4 OTM also  417 Prime Sheep. 



Bullocks (14) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 602 kilo Limousin from Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1601.46 for a 651 kg Limousin from Craignathro and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 2.36p per kg.

Heifers   (16) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 561 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1539.99 for a 639 kilo Limousin from Craignathro and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 2.42p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.58p & 2.54p Nethermyres, 2.51p & 2.46p Craignathro, 2.45p Gask & Craignathro, 2.44p Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.58p & 2.56p West Bog, 2.52p Craignathro, 2.50p South Ballo, 2.46p The Riggs & South Ballo, 2.44p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1593.85 Craignathro, £1565.20 Gask, £1541.05 Craignathro, £1541 Mill of Inverarity; Sim. £1523.15 Upper Tulloes.

Heifers –

Lim. £1530.88 West Bog, £1512.50 & £1503.31 South Ballo, £1458.60 Nethermyres; Sim. £1320 Upper Tulloes.

COWS (4)

Sim. £890 (1.42p), £755 (1.42p), Lim. £750 (1.45p), Char. £725 (1.14p) - Leoch


PRIME LAMBS (131 ) Sold to 280.9p per kilo for Texels from Southtown and to £142 per head for Texels from Broadshade to average 256.9p (plus 5p).


Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 276.9p Mains ofCreuchies, Tex. X 276.6p Broadshade; Belt. 275p Mill of Inverarity; Suff. 271p Southtown.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £135 Southtown; Tex. X £134 Broadshade; x Tex. £126 Mains of Creuchies; Cont. £126 Upper Tulloes.


PRIME HOGGS  (175) Sold to 222p per kilo for Mules from Rosemount and to £122 per head from Croft of Cultalonie to average 184.8p (-3p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 219.3p Newmill; Chev. 213.9p Glenmoy.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £117 Milton; X Tex. £110.50 West Pitcorthie


EWES  (111)

Suff. x £167 W. Pitcorthie; Suff. £161 Drimmie; Tex. £148 Kingsmuir; Cont. £145 Newton of Guthrie; Mule £92 Newton of Fotheringham.

RAMS (4)

Dor. £117 E. Cammock; Lleyn £104 E. Cammock