Wed 7 March [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 7 March


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 26  Prime Cattle,  7 OTM’s  also 503  Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (9) sold to a top of 2.50p per kg and £1550 for a 620 kilo Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 2.23p per kg.

Heifers (17) sold to a top of 2.52p per kg for a 543 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B Penman, Crail  and also to £1550.24 for a 658 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes Butchers, Dundee to average 2.30p per kg .

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks -

Lim. 2.46p & 2.45p (twice)  Nethermyres; BRB 2.31p Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.44p Craignathro & Nethermyres, 2.40p Gask & Nethermyres; Char. x 2.30p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks -

Lim. £1527.50, £1504.30 & £1479.80 Nethermyres; BRB £1402.17 Pityot; Sim. x £1390.98 Upper Tulloes.

Heifers –

Lim. £1499.47 Pityot, £1444.40 Craignathro, £1437.61 Mill of Inverarity; Char. x £1384.32 Pityot; Sim. x £1329.16 Upper Tulloes.

Cows (7)

Lim. £1050 (1.56p) , £1045 (1.54p), £1040 (1.55p) Shandford.

B. Short. £1010 (1.32p) Trainview Livestock


Prime Hoggs (434) sold to 253.9p per kilo for 45.5 kilo Texels from Cairncortie and to £120 per head for Texels  from Torrax to average 215.3p per kilo (plus 5.6p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 247.7p Gyratesmyre; Tex.x 247.3p Cairncortie; Cont. 243.2p Gibsonhall; Belt. 241.7p Torrax.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £116 (twice) Torrax; Tex. £115.50 and £115 Cairncortie; Suff. £115 Heatherstacks; Tex.x £114 Newton of Crathie.

Ewes (69)

Tex. £131, £130 and £128 Fallaw; Cont. £120 Shandford; Suff. £101 Knowehead of Kilry;  x Tex. £97 Tomlea.