Wed 11 November [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 11 November

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 15 Prime Cattle, 8 Cows and  768  Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) sold to 252p for 566kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to Flemings of Arbroath and to £1537.48 for a 646 kg Limousin also from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 241.3p.

Heifers (11) sold to 266p for a 589kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1645 for a 658kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 248.1p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 240p & 236p Nethermyres; Lim. x 238p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p, 256p & 250p Nethermyres; Lim. x 254p West Bog; Cont. 250p Gask; Cont.x 240p & 238p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1464 & £1420.72 Nethermyres; Lim.x £1426.32 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1566.74 & £1503.68 West Bog; Lim. x £1492.26 & £1470.88 Craignathro; Cont. £1336.44 & £1326.08 Nethermyres.

Cast Cows (8) sold to 119p for a 706kg Charolais from N. Murray, Wolflaw and to £950 for a 836kg Limousin from I. & G. Grant (A Firm), Bank of Gallery to average 105.8p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Lim. 113.6p Bank of Gallery; A.A. 109.9p Dunlappie; W.S.x 107.1p Glensaugh; Char. 105.5p Wolflaw.

Leading Prices per head –

Char. £880 Wolflaw; W.S. x £770 Glensaugh; A.A. £610 Dunlappie.

PRIME LAMBS  (593) sold to 175p (twice) for 40kg Texels from Finegand Estate and 42kg Beltex’s from the Firm of W. Mather & Sons, Shandford and to £83 for 48kg Continentals from A. & P.M. Gauld, Fawsyde to average 152.8p.

SQQ ave. 165.4p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Cont. 172.9p Fawsyde; Belt. 172p Newton Farm; Belt.x 170.7p Fawsyde; Tex. 170.2p Fallaw; Tex.x 169.5p Fallaw; Suff. 158.6p Shandford; Suff. x 157.8p Tomlea; Down 155.2p Loyal.

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £77 Newton Farm; Belt. £74.50 Newton Farm; Belt.x £73.50 Shandford; Tex. £75 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £75 Dirnanean & Shandford; Suff. £74 Wairds of Alpity & Shandford; Suff. x £73.50 Shandford; Down £72 Denbrae.

Cast Ewes & Rams (175)

Ewes –

Suff. £78 West Newton; Cont. £77 Tomlea; Tex. £77 Hallhill; Tex.x £75 Tomlea; Suff.x £72 West Newton; Down £70 Henderston Farms & Tomlea; Chev. £70 Kinrive; Belt. £68 Kinrive; B.F. £54 Henderston Farms.

Rams –

BFL £75 Glenisla