Wed 17 January [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 17 January


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 36 Prime Cattle and  7 OTM and also 1161 Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (11) sold to a top of 250p per kilo (twice) once for a 589 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd.,and again  for a 617 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath,   also to £1619.52 for a 672 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by  J. Chapman (Butchers), Wishaw to average 235p per kg.

Heifers (24) sold to a top of 260p per kilo for a 527 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1440.72 for a 621 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes  Butchers, Dundee to average 232p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 242p, 241p Nethermyres,  240p Woodhead of Mailer; BRB 230p Gask; Char. 218p Kincaple.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p Nethermyres & Woodhead of Mailer, 244p West Bog; A.A. 242p Woodhead of Mailer.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1616.56, £1542.50, £1516.50 Nethermyres; BRB £1414.50 Gask; Char. £1242.60 Kincaple; B. Short. £1213.92 Kincaple.

Heifers –

Lim.  £1394.40 Gask, £1380.60 South Ballo, £1378.02 West Bog; A.A. £1324.59 & £1315.60 Balkaithley.

Young Bull (1)

BRB £1178.10 (210p) Cairnleith

Cows (7)

A.A. £900 (twice)(122p & 121p) Drumrack; BBx £820 (124p) Ferniebrae.


Prime Hoggs (968) sold to 209.3p per kilo for Beltex from Shandford and to £99 per head (twice) for Beltex from Easter Balgillo to average 186.2p per kilo (plus 6.1p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 205.1p Mill of Inverarity; Texel 205p Gyratesmyre; Beltex x 205p Clochie; Texel x 201.2p Hatton of Cargill; X Texel 200p (twice) Torrax.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £96 (3 times) Torrax; Beltex £95 Er. Balgillo; Cont. £95 Hatton of Cargill; Texel x  £92 Cairncortie and Cairnleith; Cont. x £92 Clochie.

Ewes & Rams (193)

Ewes –

Texel £109 Incheoch; Beltex £106 Er. Balgillo; Suffolk £96 E. Ingliston; Texel x £96 Shandford; Char. £89 Govals.