Wed 7 February [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 7 February


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  31 Prime Cattle , 4 OTM’s also  592  Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (10) sold to a top of 240p per kg for a 635 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and also to £1564 for a 680 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 231p per kg.

Heifers (21) sold to a top of 258p per kg for a 560 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1464 for a 600 kilo Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 234p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 238p Nethermyres, 236p Hilton of Beath, 232p Nethermyres, 231p Chapel of Barras, 230p (twice)  Nethermyres, 229p Mill of Inverarity; BRB 224p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p West Bog, 244p Mill of Inverarity, 242p Gask & Hilton of Beath, 240p Nethermyres, 238p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1541, £1531.20, £1524 Nethermyres, £1499.95 Mill of Inverarity; BRB £1478.40 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1460.50 West Bog, £1444.80 Nethermyres, £1441 Pityot; Char. £1432.20 Pityot; Sa.x £1404.90 Pityot;  Sim. £1368 Pityot.

OTM’s (4)

Bullock (1)  – Simm. £1310 (147p) Aucharroch

Cows (3) – A.A. £1075 (123p) Dunlappie;  Sim. x  £900 (127p) Aucharroch, £875 (125p) Woodside.


Prime Hoggs (463) sold to 243.2p and 228p per kilo for Beltex from Balbrydie and £111 per head for Beltex from Newmill of Inshewan to average 199.2p per kilo (plus 5p per kilo)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 225.5p & 222.9p Balbrydie, 220.6p & 219p Er. Balgillo; Tex. 215.6p Cairncortie; Tex.x 214.1p Torrax.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £109 & £108 Er. Balgillo, £107 (twice) Balbrydie; Tex. £107 Torrax; Tex.x £105 Templeton.

Ewes & Rams (129)

Ewes –

Tex. £105 Nether Logie; Suff. £100 Findowrie; Tex.x £100 Parkhead; Belt. £100 Balbrydie; Cross £77 Formal.

Rams –

Suff. £85 Findowrie.