Wed 13 June [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 13 June


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 40  Prime Cattle and   1 OTM also  721  Prime Sheep. 



Bullocks (13) Sold to a top of 2.61p per kg and £1631.25 for a 625 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.35p per kg.

Heifers   (27) Sold to a top of 2.68p (twice), once for a 536 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and  secondly for a 532 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1503.96 for a 604 kg Limousin from South Ballo and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 2.44p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Blonde Aqua. 2.55p Nethermyres; Lim. 2.51p Nethermyres, 2.50p Gask; A.A. 2.45p Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.56p Woodhead of Mailer, 2.54p Gask & Mill of Inverarity,, 2.50p Nethermyres & Pityot, 2.49p South Ballo & The Riggs; BRB 2.42p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Blonde Aqua. £1558.05 Nethermyres; Lim. £1548.10 Craignathro; Sim. £1546.86 Muirton of Ballochy; A.A. £1487.15 Woodhead of Mailer; Sim. £1440.60 Upper Tulloes.

Heifers –

Lim. £1492.70 South Ballo, £1439.10 Pityot, £1436.48 Nethermyres; BRB  £1464.10 Craignathro.

COWS (1)

Sim. x £1240 (1.47p) The Hillocks


PRIME LAMBS (216 ) Sold to 295.6p per kilo for Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £138 per head from Templeton and Broadshade to average 254p per kilo (-3p)



Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 287.5p & 285.1p Templeton; Tex.x 275.6p Clochie; Suff. 274.7p Southtown; Belt. 271.8p Scobshaugh.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £134 & £133 Scobshaugh; Tex. £130 Broadshade; Tex.x £129 Witton; Suff. x £128 Gallaton.


PRIME HOGGS  (276) Sold to 197.5p per kilo from Newmill of Inshewan and to £104 per head from Guildy Den.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Chev. 168.4p Glenmoy; B.D. M. 164.8p Witton; Tex. 164.7p Croft of Cultalonie.

Leading Prices per head –

BDM £85 Witton; Tex. £84 Croft of Cultalonie; B.F. £80 Little Ballo; Belt. £80 Newmill.


EWES  & RAMS (229)

Ewes –

Suff. £139 Upper Tulloes; Tex.x £137 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Tex. £131 Westhall; H.B. £128 Witton; X £95 Shandford.

Rams –

BHL £95 Auchleish; Tex. £83 Westhall; Chev. £80.50 Glenmoy