Wed 6 September [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 6 September


Lawrie & Symington had forward 28 Prime Cattle and 521 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (10) sold to a top of 254p per kg and £1676.40 for a 660 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 241p per kg.

Heifers (17) sold to a top of 260p per kg for a 560 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1532.64 for a 618 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 246p per kg.

Young Bull (1)

Sim. X £994 (142p) West Balhagarty

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p Nethermyres, 246p South Ballo & Woodhead of Mailer, 245p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p West Bog, 250p Gask, 249p Craignathro, 248p Nethermyres & Mill of Inverarity (twice), 247p Craignathro; BRB 246p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1656.20, £1652.50 Nethermyres,  £1532.58 South Ballo, £1516.80 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1483.04 Nethermyres, £1456 West Bog, £1443.36 Mill of Inverarity, £1432.56 West Bog; BRB £1421.88 Craignathro.


Prime Lambs (390).

Quality lambs easily upheld last weeks dearer trade.  Weathered lambs considerably cheaper.  Lambs sold to 217.8p per kilo (3 times) from Mr. E. Morgan, Whitemyre and to £98 per head (3 times) also from Whitemyre to average 174.6p per kilo (-17.4p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt.X 202.3p (twice) Clochie; Belt. 200p Goddens; X Belt. 191p Shandford.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £97 Smiddyhouse; Suff. £94 Shandford; Belt. £90 (twice) Clochie.

Ewes (131)

Tex. £86 Goddens; Tex.x £85 & £83 Shandford; Cont. £80 North Mains of Baldovan; Suff. £78 Smiddyhouse.