Wed 28 October [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 28 October

Lawrie & Symington had forward 16 Prime Cattle, 4 OTM’s and 679 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.


Bullocks (5) sold to 256p for a 586kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to Flemings of Arbroath and to £1664.08 for a 671kg Limousin from Messrs D Lumgair & Son, Gask to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 249.5p.

Heifers (11) sold to 270p and £1595.70 for a 591kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 253.42p.

Leading Price per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 248p (2) Gask, Lim x. 248p Nethermyres, BRB. 248p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 266p, 262p Nethermyres, Lim x. 262p, 248p Craignathro, Cont. 262p West Bog, Cont x. 256p Nethermyres.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1547.52 Gask, Lim x. £1500.16 Nethermyres, BRB. £1497.92 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1592.96 West Bog, Lim. £1554.96, £1451.48 Craignathro, Lim. £1438.40 Gask, Lim. £1420.54 Craignathro


OTM’s (4)


Her. £800, £710 Ethie Mains


Lim. £1090 Newton of Fotheringham



Prime Lambs (633) sold to 161.6p for 43.0kg Texels from Firm of John S Shaw, West Lethans to J F Finlay and to £74 for 54kg Texels from Messrs D Stewart & son, Mains of Dalrulzion to J Chapman (Butchers) Ltd.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 159.1p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. 156.8p Crookieden; Belt x. 147.5p Redford Smithy; Suff. 145.2p Tomlea.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £73 & £70 Mains of Dalrulzion, £69 Crookieden, £65 Goddens; Suff. £71 Shandford, £65 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex. £70 & £67 Mains of Dalrulzion, £69.50 West Lethans, £64.50 Rosemount; Cross £65 Latch; Down x £65 Latch; Zwa £64.50 Brackenbrae

Cast Ewes & Rams (46)

Ewes –

Con. £70 Redford Smithy; Tex. £68 Roman Road, £65 Croft of Cultalonie, £60 Crookieden; Chev. £68 Knowehead, Cross. £62 Stracathro & Careston Est, £60 Laighwood.