Wed 21 October [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 21 October

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward  20 Prime Cattle, 9  Cows  and 384 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (3) sold to 248p for a 556kg Limousin from G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer to James Ewart Ltd. and to £1460.80 for a 664kg Limousin from Messrs D.S. Stark & Son, South Ballo to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 234.5p.

Heifers (17) sold to 274p for a 523kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1658.80 for a 638kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to average 246.2p.

Leading Price per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 238p South Ballo; Lim. x 220p South Ballo.

Heifers –

Lim. 270p & 260p West Bog; Lim. x 262p Nethermyres, 260p West Bog; Cont. 255p & 242p Craignathro; Cont. x 254p & 232p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1430.38 South Ballo, £1378.88 Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. £1577.24 & £1458.60 Nethermyres; Lim. £1576.80 & £1498.72 West Bog; Cont. £1468.12 South Ballo; £1465.10 & £1464.96 Craignathro.

Cows (9)

A.A. £1000 Sandyford, £820 Suttieside;  Sim £880 Sandyford; Lim. £720 Suttieside .

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (237) sold to 164.7p for a 42.5kg Texel from John A.G. Watson (A Firm), Tillygloom to Robert Watt, Butchers, Forfar and to £77 for a 48kg Texel from W. Aitken, Smiddyhouse to James Ewart Ltd.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 160.9p Fallaw; Tex.x 160.4p Smiddyhouse; Cont. 157.8p Fallaw; Belt. 155.1p Shandford; Belt.x 144.3p Shandford; Suff. 143.4p Smiddyhouse; Char. 142.5p Redford Smithy.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £76 Smiddyhouse; Tex. £74 Templeton & Fallaw; Tex.x £71 Fallaw; Cont. £70 Loyal; Belt. £70 Shandford; Belt. X £70 Loyal; Char. £62 Redford Smithy.

Cast Ewes & Rams (147)

Ewes –

Suff. £91 Pitcorthie; Suff.x £80 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Tex. £75 Formal; Tex.x £74 Glensaugh; Cross £70 Formal; Chev. £69 Formal; Cont. £68 Ashmore & Strone.

Rams –

Suff. £74 Shandford; Tex. £67 Shandford.