Wed 21 January [Forfar Primestock Report]

Forfar Primestock Report

Sale Date: Wed 21 January


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 33 Prime & Cast Cattle and 1052 Prime Sheep and Cast Ewes and Rams.


9 Bullocks ave 239.7p or £1527.40

20 Heifers ave 232.7p or £1327.61

Top Price in the cattle ring was 272p for a Limousin Heifer scaling 589 kilos consigned by Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.  Mr. Brands run of cattle averaged 251.4p per kilo.

Top Prices per kilo –

Heifers  -

Lim. 272p Nether Myres; Cont. 270p West Bog; B.B. 260p Craignathro; B.P. 258p and 252p Nether Myres; Sim. 234p & 220p Craigends; Char. 220p Craigends; Lim.X 254p Gask; Lim.X BB 236p Nether Myres.

Bullocks –

Lim. 270p Gask; Cont. 254p 252p (twice), 244p (twice) Nether Myres; B.B. 218p (twice) Todhall.

Top Prices per head –

Heifers –

Lim. £1638.90 West Bog; Cont. £1602.08 Nether Myres; Lim.X £1547 Craignathro; B.B.x £1513.98 Craigends; Cont. X £1464.12 Nether Myres.

Bullocks –

Lim. £1656.08, £1648.08, £1634.80, £1629.92 & £1587.60 Nether Myres; Cont. £1547.10 Gask; B.B. x £1406.10 Todhall.

Cast Cows (4) ave 124.8p or £955

Cont. £950 Drumrack; B.P. £880 & £800 Drumrack; A.A. £1190 Drumrack.



Prime Hoggets (847) sold to 204.4p for 46kg Tex.x from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion and to £100 for 53kg Texels from J. Jackson, Southtown of Melgund.

SQQ hoggets averaged 190.2p

Leading Prices per kg –

Belt. 202.5p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.X 202.2p Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. 202.1p Southtown of Melgund; Tex. 200p Whitemyre, Southtown of Melgund, Bogincaber and Hilltown of Ballindean; Tex.X 198.8p Scone Place; B.F. 193.1p Glensaugh; Suff. 191.3p Hatton of Cargill; Chev. 190p Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. 188.6p Rettie Fmg. Co.; Suff.X 186.1p Balconnel; Down 185.9p Hatton of Cargill; Chev.x 182.3p Ashmore & Strone; Cross 173.9p Kerry Cott.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £98.50 Hatton of Cargill; Tex. £98 Torrax; Tex.X £97 Southtown of Melgund; Cont. £96 Torrax; Suff.X £95 Hatton of Cargill; Belt. £94 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.X £94 Drumrack; Down £91 Southtown of Melgund; Chev. £88 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Chev.X £85 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Cont. £81 Guildy; Cross £80 Kerry Cottage; B.F. £78.50 Drumheads.

Cast Ewes and Rams (205)

Ewes -

Tex. £130 Blinkbonny; Belt. £130 Blinkbonny; Tex.x £124 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. £122 Blinkbonny; Suff. £111 Torrax; Belt. £110 Fallaw; Chev. £94 Drumrack; Cross £86 Drumrack; Mule £85 Straitton; B.F. £77 Glensaugh; Zwar. £77 The Bungalow.

Clean Sheep –

B.F. £60 Doldy Farms; Easy Care £54 North Balluderon.

Rams –

Zwar. £76 The Bungalow; Tex. £68 North Balluderon; B.F. £54 Kerry Cottage.