Wed 20 September [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 20 September


Lawrie & Symington had forward 23 Prime Cattle, 1 OTM  and  745 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (8) sold to a top of 251p per kg for a 616kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and also to £1563.10 for a 638kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 239p per kg.

Heifers (15) sold to a top of 261p per kg and £1492.92 for a 572 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 247p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 245p Mill of Inverarity & Nethermyres, 244p & 240p Nethermyres, 234p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 257p & 256p Nethermyres, 254p West Bog & Nethermyres, 251p Nethermyres, 248p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1560.78 Gask, £1546.16 & £1534.76 Nethermyres, £1501.85 Mill of Inverarity.

Heifers –

Lim. £1467.92 Gask, £1440.18 West Bog, £1426.35 Nethermyres, £1423.52 Gask.

Cow (1)

Lim. £655 (129p) Afflochie


Prime Lambs  (527) sold to 213.3p and 210.8p per kg for Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £110 per head also from Mains of Dalrulzion to average 161.1p per kilo (-3.9p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 209.4p and 209.2p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. 208.8p Shandford; Tex.x 205.6p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.x 204.6p Shandford.

Leading prices per head –

Tex. £100 & £98 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £95 Shandford; Belt. £91 Wellbank Mains; Tex.x £90 Shandford.

Ewes (218)

Suff. £88 Witton; Tex. £81.50 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £80.50 Gallowshade Road; B.H. Leic. £80 Witton; Cross £74 Kinclune; B.F. £46 Laighwood.