Wed 10 June [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 10 June

Lawrie & Symington had forward 33 Prime Cattle and 1 Cast Cow  and  298   Prime Sheep.


With a good turnout of prime cattle, trade was brisk throughout the sale.

Bullocks (8) sold to 248p (three times) for a 614kg Lim. From M/s D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask and for 619kg and 615kg Limousin’s from M/s A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres to average 233p and to £1564.56 for a 636kg BRB from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres .

Heifers (25) sold to 264p for a 603kg Lim. From J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog and to £1591.92 for the same beast to average 229.5p.

Leading Prices per kg –


BRB 246p Nether Myres; Lim. 240p Nether Myres; PAx 220p Todhall; Lim.x 210p Pityot; Cont. 208p Riggs.


Lim. 262p Nether Myers; PAx 246p Todhall; Lim. X 246p Gask and Fawsyde; Cont. 242p Riggs; Char. 226p Pityot and Mains of Melgund; BAx 224p Pityot; Simm. 220p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –


Lim. £1535.12 Nether Myres; Lim.x £1525.20 Nether Myres; Cont. £1522.70 Gask; PAx £1331 Todhall.


Lim. £1500 Nether Myres; BRB £1482.80 Todhall; Lim. X £1480.92 Fawsyde; Cont. £1478.40 Mains of Melgund; Sim.x £1379.40 Craignathro; BAx £1332.80 Pityot; Char. £1283.68 Pityot.


There was an excellent show of prime lambs and all classes met a sound trade.

Prime Lambs (220) sold to 219.1p for 42kg Beltex’s from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £92.50 for 46kg Beltex’s also from Easter Cash to average 191.1p. SQQ 196.7p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 210.6p Easter Cash; Tex.x 208.3p Newton of Guthrie; Cont. 207p Blinkbonny; Belt. 206.9p Easter Cash; Belt.x 204.8p Easter Cash; Suff. 200p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £92.50 Easter Cash; Belt. X £92 Easter Cash; Cont. £91.50 Easter Cash; Tex. £90.50 Blinkbonny; Tex.x £90 Upper Tulloes and Easter Cash; Suff. £90 Broadshade.

Cast Ewes & Rams (78)

Suff. £110 Easter Cash and Southtown of Melgund; Suff.x £104 Easter Cash; Tex. £100 Easter Cash; Tex.x £94 Southtown of Melgund; Cont. £90 Southtown of Melgund; Down £86 Southtown of Melgund; BFL £80 Clarkhill; H.B. £74 Drumrack.


Chev. £86 Wemyss Castle; Chev. X £84 Wemyss Castle.