Wed 29 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 29 August


Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 29 Prime Cattle and 2 Cows and  724 Prime Sheep. 


Bullocks (10) Sold to a top of 2.53p per kg for a 621 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1578.33 for a 639 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 2.41p.

Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 2.58p per kg for a 538 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1512 for a 630 kg Limousin from South Ballo and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 2.41p

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.51p & 2.47p  Nethermyres,  2.44p (twice) Woodhead of Mailer, 2.41p Nethermyres, 2.36p  South Ballo; Char. x 2.33p Pityot; B. Short. 2.30p

Heifers –

Lim. 2.51p Gask, 2.50p Nethermyres & West Bog, 2.49p Nethermyres, 2.46p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1571.13 Gask, 1561.68 & £1488.43 Nethermyres; Char.x £1484.21 Pityot; B. Short. £1403 Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. £1468.35 Gask, £1462.29 & £1452.50 West Bog; Sim. £1308.70 Pityot.

COWS (2)

A.A.  £915 (1.30p) and £630 (1.13p) Dunlappie.



PRIME LAMBS  (541) Sold to top of 220p per kg for a Texel from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £108 per head for Beltex  from Baldovie to average 183.1p per kg (plus 5.9p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 2.11p & 2.08p Mains of Dalrulzion, 2.04p Newton; Belt. 2.02p Newton, 2.00p Baldovie & Clochie; Suff. 2.08p Mains of Dalrulzion, 1.87p Clochie, 1.86p Ashmore & Strone; Cont. 2.01p Grange of Conon, 1.93p Baldovie; Chev. 1.79p Starr; Mule 1.80 Tomlea.


Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £105 Grange of Conon, £103 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £90 Clochie, £89 Baldovie, £85 Newton; Cont. £84 Clochie, £82 Newton of Fotheringham; Suff. £95 Mains of Dalrulzion, £91 Shandford, £90 Denside; Chev. £76 Starr; Mule £82 Tomlea.


EWES & RAMS  (183)

Tex. £107 Shandford, £104 Clochie, £99 & £98 Mains of Dalrulzion; Char. £85 Shandford & Newbigging  of Ceres;  X £76 Clochie; Chev. £75 Ashmore & Strone.