Wed 22 November [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 22 November


Lawrie & Symington had forward  38 Prime Cattle, 8   OTM’s and  923 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (15) sold to a top of  255p per kg for a 617 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd, Monifieth and also to £1648.46 for a 649 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 237p per kg.

Heifers (23) sold to a top of 264p per kg for a 563 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1533.70 for a 626 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 238p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 254p (twice) Nethermyres, 253p Mill of Inverarity, 248p Woodhead of Mailer; A.A. 245p Woodhead of Mailer; BRB 239p Gask; Char. 226p Pityot, 223p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p Mill of Inverarity, 257p & 253p Nethermyres; Char. x 240p Woodhead of Mailer, 239p Pityot; Sim. x 230p Leyshade.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1593 & £1573.35  Nethermyres; BRB £1536.77 Gask; A.A. £1499.40 Woodhead of Mailer; Char. x £1442.81 Chapel of Barras, £1376.34 Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. £1486.32 West Bog, £1482.96 Leyshade; Sim. x £1398.40 Leyshade; Char. x £1370.40, £1355.13 Pityot.

Cows (7)

Here. £1040 (115p)  Balmossie; Lim. £1025 (128p) Meikle Tullo; A.A. £980 (122p) Dunlappie; Sim. x £860 (123p) Meikle Tullo.

Bull (1)

Sim. £1010 (106p) Cortachy H.F.


Prime Lambs (645) sold to 192.9p per kilo and 191.5p (twice) for Beltex from Goddens and to £87 per head for Texels from Newbarns to average 166.8p per kilo (plus 1.3p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 186.9p & 184.9p  Goddens; Tex. 182.4p Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex.x £86.50 Cairncortie; Tex £86 (twice) Milton of Durris; Beltex £86 (four times) Er. Balgillo; Cont. £85.50 Fawsyde.

Ewes (278)

Bleu Du Maine £90 Hillhead of Careston; Tex. £80 Milton of Durris; Tex.x £78.50 Mill of Inverarity; Cont. £76 Denbrae.