Wed 29 November [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 29 November


Lawrie & Symington had forward 50  Prime Cattle, 23  OTM’s and 1039 Prime Sheep.


Bullocks (13) sold to a top of 268p per kilo for a 589 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and also to £1582.05 for a 597 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 237p per kilo.

Heifers (37) sold to 278p per kilo for a 556 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1546.24 from Craignathro and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 237p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 265p, 261p Nethermyres; Char. x 228p Chapel of Barras; Sim. x 222p & 216p Muirton of Ballochy.

Heifers –

Lim. 266p West Bog, 265p Nethermyres, 262p West Bog; BRB 257p Pityot; Char. x 246p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1578.52 & £1568.61 Nethermyres; Sim. x £1563.32 & £1467.42 Muirton of Ballochy; Char. x £1361.16.

Heifers –

Lim. £1545.68 Nethermyres, £1543.75 Gask, £1539.65 Nethermyres; Char. x £1434.18 Pityot.

Cows (22)

Char. £1180 (130p) Leoch; A.A. £1020 (116p) St. Fort; Lim. £920 (135p) Shandford; Here. £890 Balmossie; Lim. £820 (125p) Shandford.

Bull (1)

Simm. £1150 (111p) Scobshaugh


Prime Lambs (769) sold to 200p per kilo for Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £96 per head for Beltex from Easter Balgillo to average 170.5p per kilo (plus 3.7p).  SQQ Lambs (459)  averaged 173.7p per kilo (plus 2.6p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 192p & 189.7p Easter Balgillo; Texel 189.8p & 186.1p Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x 185.1p Nethermyres; Cont. 182.9p Newton of Crathie and Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £95 & £91 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £92 (twice) Er. Balgillo; Tex.x £88 (three times) Cairncortie; Suff. £87 Huntingfaulds.

Ewes (270)

Suff. £96 West Pitcorthie; Tex. £95 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. x £90.50 North Mains of Baldovan; Tex.x £82.50 Balconnel; Beltex. X £81 Mains of Balhall.