Wed 26 July [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 26 July


Lawrie & Symington had forward  19 Prime Cattle and  OTM and also 573 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (5) sold to a top of 250p per kg for a 599 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. and also £1497.50 for the same animal to average 241.6p per kg.

Heifers (13) sold to 258 p per kg for a  527 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail or £1449.36 for a 594 kg Charolais from West Bog to James Ewart Ltd. to average 237p per kg.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1497.50 & £1479.80 Nethermyres, £1461.24 & £1355.20 Gask.

Heifers –

Char.  £1449.36 West Bog; Lim.  £1437.50 Nethermyres, £1377 West Bog, £1373.70 Craignathro; A.A.  £1370.60 Usan House.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim.  250p Nethermyres, 246p Gask, 245p Nethermyres, 242p  Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p Nethermyres, 255p West Bog, 250p Nethermyres, 246p Craignathro, 244p Gask,  241p Craignathro; Char. 244p West Bog,  233p & 230p Chapel of Barras. 

Cow (1)

Char. £1010 (133p) South Leckaway


Prime Lambs (419) sold to 214p per kilo for Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £94 per head for Beltex from Mill of Inverarity to average 178.1p per kilo (-3.1p per kilo).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 211.5p Mill of Inverarity; Belt. X 204.8p and 204.5p Clochie; Suff. 202.4p Grangehall; Tex. 200p Cairnleith; Tex.x 197.7p Mains of Creuchies.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £92 Scobshaugh and Mill of Inverarity; X Belt. £91 Clochie; Tex. £89 Horn; Tex.x £87 Mains of Creuchies & Grange of Airlie; Cont. £87 Broadshade.

Ewes & Rams (154)

Tex. £92.50 Heath Cottage; Cont. £82.50 Cairnleith; Cont. x £80.50 West Mains of Turin; Tex.x £80 Whitemyre; X £70.50 Redford Smithy.