Wed 4 November [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 4 November

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 26  Prime Cattle, 3  Cows  and  Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 258p (twice) for 645kg and 601kg Limousins from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to Falconer Family Butchers and the Firm of W.E. Fairlie and to £1664.10 for the 645 kg Limousin from Messrs Brand, Nethermyres to average 249.3p.

Heifers (20) sold to 274p for a 514kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1600 for a 635kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to James Ewart Ltd. to average 237.2p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Bullocks –

Lim. 254p & 250p Gask; Lim.x 242p & 234p South Ballo.

Heifers –

Lim. 268p & 254p Nethermyres; Lim.x 260p & 252p West Bog; Cont. 248p Craignathro, South Ballo and Woodhead of Mailer; Cont. x 240p Gask & Kellyfield.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks -

Lim. £1643.38 & £1592.50 Gask; Lim.x £1550.58 Nethermyres; Cont. £1543.96 & £1499.94 South Ballo.

Heifers –

Lim. £1572 Gask; Lim.x £1508.04 Woodhead of Mailer; Cont. £1502.88 Craignathro; Cont. x £1502.80 West Bog.

Cows (3)

Lincoln Red  £920 & £820 St. Fort H.F.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (613) sold to 175.5p and £86 for 49kg Beltex from Witton Farms to Messrs Simpson, Kirriemuir to average 146.4p.

SQQ Lambs ave.  153.2p

Leading Prices  per kg. –

Belt. 166.7p Kinrive; Belt.x 166.3p Goddens; Cont. 165.9p Walnut Grove; Tex. 160.2p Newton Farm & Tomlea; Suff. 160.2p Shandford & Tomlea; Tex.x 156.8p Newton Farm; Suff. x 154.8p Tomlea.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £80 Witton Farms; Belt.x £75 Kinrive, Walnut Grove & Witton Farms; Cont. £72 Mains of Balhall; Tex. £76 Pitscorthie; Suf. £74.50 Cluseburn; Tex.x £74.50 Mains of Balhall; Suff. £71 Pitscorthie.

Cast Ewes & Rams (168)

Ewes -

Suff. £97 Cluseburn; Tex. £86 Balconnel; Belt. £80 Witton Farms; Tex. £74 Walnut Grove; Cont. £71 Anniston; Belt. X £70 Witton Farms.

Rams –

Tex. £80 Pitsundry; Belt. £80 Witton Farms; Tex.x £72 Purgavie.