Wed 8 November [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 8 November


Lawrie & Symington had forward 28   Prime Cattle, 11  OTM’s and 1155 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (12) sold to a top of 259p per kilo for a 633 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and also to £1659.20 for a 680 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J.Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 248p per kg.

Heifers (16) sold to a top of 260p per kilo for a 539 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1484.70 for a 606 kg Limousin from Craignathro Farms Ltd. to average 249 p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 256p Nethermyres, 255p Gask, 252p Mill of Inverarity; Char. 247p Craignathro

Heifers –

Lim.  255p Gask (twice), 254p Craignathro (twice) & Mill of Inverarity, 248p Craignathro; Sim. 240p Pityot; AA. 234p Pityot.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1639.47  Nethermyres, £1603.95 Gask; Char. £1454.83 Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. £1463.70 Pityot, £1450.95 Gask, £1432.56 Mill of Inverarity; Sim. £1372.80 Pityot; A.A. £1308.06 Pityot.

COWS (11)

A.A. £1070 (131p) Tullywhanland, £1050 (133p) Kinnordy Partnership; B.Short. £1035 (135p) Shandford; Lim. £980 (125p) Kinnordy Partnership.


Prime Lambs (943) sold to 200p per kilo for Beltex from Shandford and to £104 and £100 per head for Beltex from Er. Balgillo to average 167.8p per kilo (plus 0.8p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 195.4p Fawsyde; Belt. 194.2p Er. Balgillo; X Belt. 190.7p Baldovie; Cont. x 188.1p Fallaws; Tex.x 185.9p Whitemyre.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £97.50 Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex £95 Shandford & Er. Balgillo; X Belt. £95 Knowehead Cresc.; Tex.x £90 Whitemyre.

Ewes & Rams (212)

Ewes –

Tex. £100 Nether Logie; Tex. X £90 Hillhead of Careston; Cont. £87 Whitemyre; Cross £65 Balkemback.

Rams –

Belt. £85 Baldovie