Wed 18 July [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 18 July


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  33 Prime Cattle,  7  OTM’s and   466  Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (13) Sold to a top of 2.62p per kg for a 621kg BRB from the Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1779.59 for a 709 kg Limousin which was Champion at the Angus Show and Central Fife Show from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.34p per kg.

Heifers  (20) Sold to a top of 2.64p per kg for a 551 kg Limousin from Nethermyres  and purchased by the Firm of J.B Penman, Crail and to £1499.52 for a 704 kg Charolais X from Pityot and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.31p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.51p Gask & Nethermyres, 2.50p Nethermyres & Mill of Inverarity, 2.48p Nethermyres; Sim. 2.22p Upper Tulloes.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.61p Mill of Inverarity,2.58p Nethermyres, 2.52p West Bog, 2.47p Gask; Sim. x 2.15p & 2.14p Pitgarvie.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

BRB £1627.02 Gask, Lim. £1606.40, £1560 & £1512.80 Nethermyres; Sim. £1470.56 & £1418.58 Upper Tulloes.

Heifers –

Lim. £1491.12 West Bog, £1479.87 Mill of Inverarity, £1477.44 West Bog; Sim. £1382.44, £1379.04 & £1373.40 Pitgarvie.

OTM’s   (7)

COWS (6)

Sim X £1055 (1.31p) Whitehall; Sim. £1050 (1.44p) Hole O’Clean; A.A. £930 (1.33p) Scobshaugh.

BULL (1)

Sim. £1395 (1.16p) Whitehall



PRIME LAMBS (346) Sold to 219.4p per kg for Texels from Parkhead and to £95 per head for Texels from Wood of Auldbar to average 183.8p per kilo (plus 1.8p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

B.D.M. 203.3p Shandford; Tex. 200p Millof Inverarity & Broadshade; Belt. 197.8p (twice) Clochie.

Leading Prices per head –

B.D.M. £93.50 Shandford; Suff. £93 Kilmux; Tex. £93 Mill Of Inverarity; Belt. £92 Clochie; Tex. £91 Broadshade and Newbigging of Ceres.

EWES (120)

Tex. £109.50 Shandford; Suff. £100 West Stoneyhill; Tex.x £94.50 Witton; x Tex. £92.50 Blinkbonny; Suff. x £87.50 Witton.


Suff. £99 West Stoneyhill