Wed 2 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 2 August


Lawrie & Symington had forward  37  Prime Cattle and  2 OTM’S  and also 517 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (10) sold to a top of 250p per kg (twice) firstly for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and also from Mr. J. Lumgair, Gask purchased by James Ewart Ltd. and also £1617.50 for the same animal from the Gask to average 243p per kg.

Heifers (27) sold to a top of 256p per kg for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1484.47 for a Charolais from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. to average 236p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 249p Nethermyres, 246p Woodhead of Mailer, 245p Nethermyres; BRB 245p Gask; Here. X 238p Pityot; Short. 224p Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p Mill of Inverarity, 250p Gask, 245p Nethermyres, 244p South Ballo; Char. 247p West Bog.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1506.60 Mill of Inverarity, £1497.50 & £1494  Nethermyres, £1458. 78 Woodhead of Mailer, £1455.30 Nethermyres; BRB £1389.15 Gask; Here. X £1378.02 Pityot; Short. £1240.96 Pityot.

Heifers –

Char. £1459.20 West Bog, £1449.42 Pityot; Lim. £1439.60  & £1430.22 South Ballo; A.A. £1364 Usan Est..

Cows (2)

Char. £1320 (151p) South Leckaway; Lim. £1150 (165p) Mill of Inverarity.



Prime Lambs (466) sold to 235.2p per kilo (twice) for Beltex from Goddens and to £108 per head for Texels from Newbigging of Ceres and Kirrie to average 197.1p per kil (plus 19p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. £229.8p Newbigging of Ceres; Tex.x 223.4p Templeton; Beltex x 220.8p Clochie; X Belt. 218.4p Goddens.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £107 (twice) Goddens; Texel £106 Clochie; X Tex. £105 Templeton; Cont. £102.50 Tullywhanland.

Cast Ewes & Rams (51)

Ewes -

Tex. £102 Nether Middleton; X Tex. £100 Kirrie; X £71 Mains of Creuchies.

Rams –

Tex. £78 Mains of Creuchies