Wed 15 November [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 15 November


Lawrie & Symington had forward  28  Prime Cattle,  9  OTM’s and 1156  Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (8) sold to a top of 249p per kilo for a 626 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw and also to £1648.85 for a 673 kilo Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 238p per kilo.

Heifers (19) sold to a top of 266p per kilo and also £1686.44 for a 634 kilo BRB from the  Gask and purchased by T. & A. Rennie Ltd., Butchers, Forfar  to average 243p per kilo.

Young Bull (1) sold to 184p and £1157.36 for a 629 kilo Limousin from Meikle Coul Farms.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 248p Nethermyers, 245p Gask & Nethermyres, 233p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 260p West Bog, 256p West Bog & Nethermyres, 254p Nethermyres, 247p Craignathro Farms; Char. 244p & 234p Shandford.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1558.74 Nethermyres, £1516.36 Pityot; BRB £1435.70 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. - £1583.40 & £1502.72  West Bog; Char. £1394.76 Shandford, £1354.88 Pityot.


A.A. £1020 (114p) St. Fort; BBx £930 (114p) Gibsonhall; Here.x £905 (117p) Balmossie; Sim. x £870 (118p) Newbiggin Ho.


Lim. £1130 (110p) Gibsonhall.


Prime Lambs (868) sold to 216.2p per kilo for Beltex from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £90 per head for Beltex from Er. Balgillo and Mains of Dalrulzion to average 165.6p per kilo (-2.2p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 194.4p and 193.3p Scobshaugh; Tex. 193.1p and 191.5p Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex x 188.2p Scobshaugh; Tex.x 184.4p and 183.2p Mains of Dalrulzion.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £87 (three times) Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £86.50 and £86 Scobshaugh; Belt. X £86 (three times) Er. Balgillo; Tex.x £86 Fawsyde.

Ewes (288)

Tex. £90 Coiliamy; Tex.x £86 Mains of Dalrulzion and Clochie; Cont. £80 Whitehills, £79 North Mains of Baldovan.