Wed 9 December [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 9 December

 

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 14 Prime Cattle, 6 Cows, 889 Prime Lambs and 272 Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 240p for a 584kg Limousin from D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and to £1517.92 for a 716kg Limousin from Miller Farms, Lurg to the Firm of W. E. Fairlie, Letham to average 226.7p.

Heifers (8) sold to 258p for a 534kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath and to £1396.80 for a 582kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Sons, West Bog to J.B. Penman Butchers, Crail to average 236p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Bullocks -

Lim. 238p & 230p Nethermyres; Lim. x 232p & 212p Miller Farms.

Heifers –

Lim. 240p & 232p Nethermyres; Lim. x 240p & 228p West Bog; Cont. 230p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1480.36 & £1442.10 Nethermyres; Lim.x £1410.56 Miller Farms.

Heifers –

Lim. £1377.72 & £1317.60 Nethermyres; Lim.x £1279.08 West Bog; Cont. £1242 Craignathro.

Cows (6) sold to £980 for an A.A. from A. Mylius & Ptrns., St. Fort.

A.A. £870 & £800 St. Fort; Lim. £640 Chamberlainknowe.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (889) sold to 177.8p and £80 for 45kg Texels from I. Laird, Yelderbreck.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Belt. 166.7p Yelderbreck; Belt. x 164.1p Shandford; Cont. 162.4p Easter Cash; Tex. 161.9p Fawsyde; Tex.x 161.5p Yelderbrake; Suff. 157.9p Yelderbrake; Suff.x 151.9p Shandford; Down 151.1p Henderston Farms.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £77 Easter Cash; Belt. x £68 Shandford; Cont. £77 Milton of Durris; Tex. £79 Milton of Durris; Tex.x £78 Leoch; Suff. £77 West Balhagarty; Suff. x £74 Wes Balhagarty; Down £73.50 West Balhagarty.

Cast Ewes & Rams (272)

Ewes –

Tex. £96 Hallhill; Suff. £96 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. £95 Hallhill; Cont. £88 Hallhill; B.F. £51 Glensaugh; Cross £63 Glensaugh.