Wed 4 October [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 4 October


Lawrie & Symington had forward 30 Prime Cattle, 10 OTM’s and 644  Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (8) sold to a top of 250p per kg for a 607 kg BRB from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and also to £1581.78 for a Limousin also from Nethermyres and again purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 234p per kg.

Heifers (22) sold to a top of 261p per kg and £1500.75 for a 575 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 239p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 246p Nethermyres, 234p (twice) Chapel of Barras, 233p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. – 255p Nethermyres, 254p West Bog & Nethermyres, 248p Craignathro, 244p Nethermyres, 243p South Ballo & Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1565.76 Nethermyres, £1499.60 South Ballo; BRB £1517.50 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1462.86 Craignathro, £ 1450.08 West Bog, £1438.40 & £1430.38 Craignathro, £1430.02 West Bog.

Cows (10)

Here.x £1175 (127p), £1030 (129p) Ethie Mains; Sim.x £930 (125p) Cairncross; A.A. £805 (128p).


Prime Lambs (448) sold to 197.8p per kilo for Beltex from Baldovie and £93 per head (twice) for Texels from Newton of Fotheringham to average 165.8p per kilo (+5.2p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 193.8p Newton of Fotheringham; Tex.x 193.5p (twice) Townhead; Beltex 186.8p Shandford; Cont. 182.3p Mains of Balhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Beltex £91 Newton of Inshewan; Tex. £89 Glenisla; Beltex x £89 Baldovie; Tex.x £87.50 Mains of Balhall.

Ewes (196)

Tex. £81 Tulliwhanland; Tex.x £80 Mains of Creuchies; Suff. £76 Over Baldinnie; Cont. £75.50 North Balluderon; Cross £60 Mains of Creuchies.