Wed 1 November [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 1 November


Lawrie & Symington had forward  22 Prime Cattle,  5  OTM’s and 752 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (10) sold to a top of 260p per kilo for a 611 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and also to £1605 for a 642 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 243p per kg.

Heifers (12) sold to a top of 262p per kilo for a 577 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman and also to £1529.28 for a 648 kg Limousin from Woodhead of Mailer and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee Ltd. to average 244p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p Gask, 248p Woodhead of Mailer; Char. 250p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p  Nethermyres, 250p Woodhead of Mailer, 249p Gask, 248p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1588.60 & £1563.10 Nethermyres; Char. £1572.50 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1511.74 Nethermyres, £1505 Woodhead of Mailer, £1484.44 Craignathro.

Cows (4)

A.A. £1100 (130p) and  £1005 (143p) St. Fort; Lim. £1090 (133p) Pitreuchie.

Bull (1)

Hereford £1055 Ethie Mains.


Prime Lambs (603) sold to 222.5p per kilo for Beltex from Shandford and to £105 per head for Beltex also from Shandford to average 167p per kilo (plus 2.2p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 222.2p and 216.7p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. 218.4p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.x 210p Shandford; Tex. X 197.8p Newton of Crathie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £104 & £100 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £99 Shandford; Tex.x £90 Newton of Crathie; Cont. £87 Newmill of Inshewan; Char. £87 West Mains of Turin.

Ewes (149)

Tex. £94 (twice) West Ingliston; Suff. £86 Brackenbrae; Belt. £85.50 Balbrydie; Tex.x  £84 Meikle Tullo; Chev. £69 Meikle Kenny.