Wed 25 November [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 25 November

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 22  Prime Cattle, 3  Cows and 1027  Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (7) sold to 246p for a 623kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to J. Chapman (Butchers), Wishaw and to £1573 for a 650kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask also to J. Chapman to average 230.9p.

Heifers (15) sold to 260p for a 519kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the Firm of J.B. Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1529.28 for a 648kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to Messrs T. & A. Rennie Ltd., Butchers, Forfar to average 232.7p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 242p Gask; Lim. x 238p Mill or Inverarity; Cont. 236p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p & 256p Nethermyres; Lim. x 242p & 238p Craignathro; Cont. 238p & 232p West Bog; Cont. x 236p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1532.58 & £1497.30 Nethermyres; Lim. x £1474.46 South Ballo; Cont. £1354.22 Mill of Inverarity.

Heifers –

Lim. £1482.74 & £1403.60 West Bog; Lim. x £1464.10 & £1442.28 Craignathro; Cont. £1398.36 Nethermyres; Cont. x £1376 Mains of Melgund.

Cows (3)

Sold to £880 for a B.B. Cow from G.A. Mackie Esq., Drimmie; B.B.x £815 Drimmie; Hex £600 Balmossie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (722) sold to 175p for 40kg Beltex’s from the Firm of W. Mather & Sons, Shandford and to £86 for 73kg Suffolk from Mrs R. Mitchell, Archgrove to average 156.6p.

SQQ Lambs averaged 167.4p

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 171.4p Westmuir; Tex.x 169.1p Shandford; Cont. 166.7p Westmuir; Belt. 169.1p Shandford; Belt.x 168.2p Cairnleith; Suff. 165.9p Newton Farm; Suff. x 165.5p Newton Farm; Down 164.9p Tomlea.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £78 Westmuir & Shandford; Tex.x £77 Newmill of Inshewan & Westmuir; Cont. £76.50 Newmill of Inshewan; Belt. £78 Shandford; Belt. X £74 Cairnleith; Suff. £75.50 Denbrae & Newton Farm; Suff. x £74 Denbrae; Down £71.50 Cairnleith.

Cast Ewes & Rams (305)

Ewes –

Suff. £89 Denbrae; Tex. £88 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £86 Newton Farm; Belt. £85 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. £82 Hillhead of Careston; H.B. £78 Denbrae; Belt.x £70 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. x £70 Cairnleith; B.F. £58 Dalbog.

B.F. Wedders £64 & £62 Glenogil.

Rams –

Tex. £100 (twice) Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex. £90 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £68 Stracathro & Careston.