Wed 1 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 1 August


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 29 Prime Cattle  and   446    Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (7) Sold to a top of 2.53p per kg and £1568.60 for a 620 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.38p per kg.

Heifers  (22) Sold to a top of 2.51p per kg for a 580 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Ceres Butchers Ltd. and to £1488.84 for a 653 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.32p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.46p Nethermyres, 2.45p Gask, 2.34p Leyshade.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.50p Gask, Nethermyres & Mill of Inverarity, 2.42p Craignathro, 2.40p Nethermyres & Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1548.40 Gask, £1518 Leyshade, £1515.36 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1478.90 West Bog, £1471.20 Nethermyres, £1456 Craignathro, £1455.80 Nethermyres.



PRIME LAMBS  (348) Sold to 202.3p per kg for Beltex from Clochie and for Texel from Templeton and to £97 per head from Templeton to average 178.8p per kg (-2p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 193.3p & 191.1p Mill of Inverarity; Beltex 188.6p Clochie; Texel Cross 184.2p Little Fithie; Cont. 183.9p Nether Logie

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £94 Starr; Tex. £94 Newbigging of Ceres; Tex.x £89 Ferniebrae; Cont. £89 Cairnleith; Cont. x £88 West Campsie.

EWES (98)

Tex. £100 Mains of Creuchies; Cont. £93 Scobshaugh; Tex.x £91 Wardmill; Suff. £90 Templeton.