Wed 9 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 9 August


Lawrie & Symington had forward 24 Prime Cattle and 1 OTM  and also 629  Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (8) sold to a top of 256p per kg for a 582 kg  Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1580 for a 632 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 245p per kg.

Heifers (16) sold to at top of 256p per kg for a 525 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1470.66 for a 579 kg Limousin also from West Bog and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee Ltd. to average 237p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks -

Lim. 250p Gask & Nethermyres, 247p Gask, 246p Nethermyres, 242p Gask, 241p Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p West Bog, 250p Nethermyres & Mill of Inverarity, 248p Mill of Inverarity, 246p Craignathro; BRB 246p Craignathro; Char. 229p  Chapel of Barras; A.A. 216p (twice) Usan.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks -

Lim. £1549.63 Craignathro, £1515.36 & £1489.92 Nethermyres, £1425 & £1417.78 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1416 Craignathro, £1385 Nethermyres, £1367.50 Mill of Inverarity; BRB £1402.20 Craignathro; A.A. £1344 Usan; Char. £1179.35 Chapel of Barras.

Cows (1)

Sim. £1000 (143p) Suttieside.


Prime Lambs (456) sold to 227.7p per kilo for Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £108 per head for Beltex from Newton of Fothringham to average 193.6p per kilo (-3.3p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 221.7p Newton of Inshewan; Beltex x 219.5p Scobshaugh; Tex. 217.8p Balgay & Mains of Creuchies; Cont. 215.9p Over Baldinnie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £107 Newton of Fothringham; Suff. £104 Clochie; Cont. £100.50 West Pitcorthie; Tex.x £100 Meikle Tullo.

Cast Ewes & Rams (173)

Suff. £97 Southtown; Chev./Mule £96 Wardmill; Tex. £96 Meikle Tullo; Suff. x £93 Over Baldinnie.