Wed 25 October [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 25 October


Lawrie & Symington had forward 28 Prime Cattle, 16 OTM’s and 667 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (8) sold to a top of 247p per kg for a 627 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by The Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. and also to £1623.24 for a 668 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 240p per kg.

Heifers (20) sold to a top of 284p per kg for a 561 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1611.61 for a 637 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 241p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 246p, 243p (twice) Nethermyres, 242p Gask.

Heifers –

254p West Bog & Mill of Inverarity, 253p West Bog, 248p Mill of Inverarity; Char. x 234p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1557.63 & £1548.69 Nethermyres, £1546.33 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1593.24 & £1501.85 Nethermyres, £1501.14 West Bog; BRB £1354.32 Pityot; Char.x £1343.16 Pityot.

COWS (16)

Lim. £1120  (147p) Cairnleith; BRB £1100 (151p) Cairnleith, £990 (155p) Cairnleith; Sim. X £1080 (137p)  East Balloch; Char.x £1095 (136p) Cairnleith.


Prime Lambs (540) sold to 195.7p per kilo for Texels from Southtown of Melgund and to £91 per head for Texels from Mill of Inverarity to average 164.8p per kilo (-0.7p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 195.6p Shandford; Beltex x 195.5p (twice) North Mains of Baldovan; Tex. 191.1p Grange of Airlie; Tex.x 191p Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £90 Over Finlarg & Southtown; Belt. £89 Shandford; Tex.x £87 Leoch; Beltex x £87 (three times) North Mains of Baldovan.

Ewes (127)

Tex. £87 Archgrove; Suff. £85 Hollycroft; Cont. £81 Gibsonhall; Tex.x £77 Blinkbonny.