Wed 17 May [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 17 May


Lawrie & Symington had forward 34 Prime Cattle and OTM’s and also 629 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (6) sold to 244p per kg for a 621 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1515 for the same beast and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 235p per kg.

Heifers (23) sold to 250p per kg for a 526 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1461 for a 609 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Yorkes, Dundee to average 232p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 237p Chapel of Barras, 234p Gask, 232p Craignathro; BRB 238p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p Nethermyres, 247p West Bog, 246p Gask, 244p Craignathro & Riggs, 240p Gask; Baz 247p Craignathro; Sim. 233p Pityot; Char. 228p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1481 Gask, £1471 Chapel of Barras, £1454 Craignathro, £1437 Nethermyres; BRB £1430 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1427 Riggs, £1418 West Bog & Riggs, £1404 Gask, £1388 Craignathro; Sim. £1412 Pityot; BRB £1408 Craignathro; Char. £1348 & £1333 Pityot.

Cows (5) sold to £1400 or 159p per kg.

Char. £1400 (159p) Wolflaw; A.A. £1100 (149p) Dunlappie; Simm. £805 (124p) Pitgarvie; High. £540 (105p) Pitgarvie.


Prime Lambs (60) sold to 258.7p & 258.3p per kilo and to £124 from Upper Tulloes to average 231.7p per kg.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 254.4p Mill of Inverarity; Tex. 253.2p North Mains of Baldovan; Tex.x  253.8p Upper Tulloes.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £120 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. £119 North Mains of Baldovan; Belt. £117 Mill of Inverarity.

PRIME HOGGS (466) Sold to a top of 228.6p per kg for a 42 kg Beltex from Easter Balgillo and £105 for a 46.5kg Beltex from Easter Balgillo to average 187.5p per kg (plus 7.4p per kg).

Leading Prices per kg –

Belt. 225.8p & 224.1p Er. Balgillo; X Belt. 216.7p Glenmoy; B.D.M. 215.6p Hatton of Cargill; Cont. 207.9p Newmill.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £102 Er. Balgillo; X Belt. £100 Newmill; Tex. £99 Nether Middleton; X Tex. £98 Beechwynd; Cont. £98 Ejay.

Cast Ewes & Rams (103)

Tex. £106 Nether Middleton; Suff. £106 Upper Tulloes; Suff. x £100 W. Pitcorthie; Belt. £100 Witton Farm.