Wed 14 February [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 14 February


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 24 Prime Cattle, 1 OTM also 754 Prime Sheep. 


BULLOCKS (9) sold to a top of 2.47p for a 637 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers and to £1651.68 for a 744 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 2.19p per kg.

HEIFERS (15) sold to a top of 2.66p for a 527 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman and to £1441.44 for a 616 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 2.33p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.30p & 2.28p Nethermyres ;  Char. 2.26p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.54p Nethermyres, 2.38p Craignathro, 2.36p Gask,  2.34p Gask,  Craignathro & Mill of Inverarity;  BRB 2.25p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1609.68 & £1573.39 Nethermyres; Char. x £1550.36 Gask; Sim. x £1381.88 Muirton of Ballochy; Short. £1259.06 Muirton of Ballochy.

Heifers –

Lim. £1433.76 South Ballo, £1432.08 Gask; BRB £1426.50 South Ballo.

Cow (1)

Linc. Red £915 (1.25p) St. Fort


Prime Hoggs (685) sold to 238.2p per kilo for Beltex from Balbrydie and to £117 per head for Texels from Torrax to average 198.1p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kg –

Texel 236.4p Torrax; X Texel 234p Cairncortie; Beltex 233.3p Newmill of Inshewan; X Belt. 231.8p Balbrydie.

Leading Prices per head –

Beltex £112 Cairncortie; Texel £112 Torrax; Beltex £109 (twice) Er. Balgillo; Suff. £108 Hatton of Cargill.

Ewes (69)

Suff. £100 Southtown; Texel £82 Balbrydie; Texel X £79 Mains of Balhall