Wed 15 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 15 August


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 35  Prime Cattle  and 694  Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (16) Sold to a top of 2.59p per kg for a 605 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1663.32 for a 668 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 2.33p.

Heifers  (19) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 561 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1574.50 for a 670 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.43p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.54p, 2.49p Nethermyes, 2.47p Gask, 2.44p South Ballo & Woodhead of Mailer; Char. 2.43p Craignathro, 2.38p Woodhead of Mailer; Saler x 2.37p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.59p & 2.55p Nethermyres, 2.48p West Bog, 2.47p Craignathro & Nethermyres, 2.44p Gask; BRB 2.37p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1663.32, £1658.62 & £1566.95 Nethermyres; Sim. £1573.88 & £1522.95 Upper Tulloes; Char. x £1445.85 Craignathro, £1420.86 Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. £1574.50 West Bog,  £1519.20 Mill of Inverarity, £1500.40 West Bog, £1458.60 Gask.


PRIME LAMBS  (482) Sold to 215.6p and 215.4p per kilo for Texels from Whitemyre and to £112 per head from Whitemyre to average 182.2p per kilo (-3.5p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Cont.  211.1p West Pitcorthie; Belt. 211p Scobshaugh; BDM x 204.4p (twice) Shandford; Belt. X 202.1p Clochie.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £104 Shandford; Tex. £102 Clochie; Tex.x £96.50 Fawsyde; Belt. £96 Scobshaugh; Cont. £94 Mains of Creuchies.

EWES & RAMS  (212)

Texel £117 & £99 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suf. £95 & £92 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Suff. x £90 North Mains of Baldovan; Texel £90 Starr.