Wed 4 July [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 4 July

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 26 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s and 408 Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (9) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 610 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £1602.50 for a 641 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by H. Black & Sons, Bathgate to average 2.43p per kg.

Heifers  (17) Sold to a top of 2.70p twice, for a  558 kg and a 552 kg Limousins both from Nethermyres and both purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1617.20 for a 622kg Limousin from West Bog purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 2.47p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.56p & 2.50p Nethermyres, 2.44p,  2.43p & 2.42p The Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.61p Gask, 2.60p West Bog, 2.55p Craignathro; BRB 2.56p Gask, 2.46p Craignathro (twice).

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1586.00 Nethermyres, £1583.56 Todhall, £1574.40 Nethermyres, £1518.66 The Riggs, £1453.50 Todhall.

Heifers –

Lim. £1584.27 Gask, £1552.77 Todhall, £1525.20 West Bog; BRB £1566.72 Gask, £1549.80 Craignathro.

OTM’s (2)

Cow –

Sim. £645 Waterside of Thornton

Bull –

A.A. £1350 Dunlappie



PRIME LAMBS (351) Sold to 236.6p and £110 for a pair of 46.5 kilo Beltex from Clochie to average 196.1p (-16.9p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Over Baldinnie (Tex) 213.5p

Broadshade (Tex X) 210.8p

Govals (Cont) 209.3p

West Pitcorthie (Cont X) 208.7p


Leading Prices per head –

Denside, Auchenblae (Tex) £102

Govals (Tex X) £101

Mill of Murroes (Cont) £100

Broadshade (Cont X) £98


EWES (57)

Mill of Murroes (Tex) £90.50

New Gilston (Suf) £84.50

Witton (Sif X) £80.50

Dalbog (BF) £46.50