Wed 16 December [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 16 December

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime Cattle,  4 Cows,  816  Prime Lambs and 114 Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) sold to 250p and £1597.50 for a 639kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to Falconers Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 244.9p.

Heifers (21) sold to 264p and £1605.12 for 608kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 233.7p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Bullocks -

Lim. 246p (twice) Nethermyres; Lim.x 238p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 262p & 246p West Bog; Lim. x 254p Gask; Cont. 252p & 226p Craignathro; Cont. x 244p & 242p Nethermyres.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1587.46 Gask; Lim. x £1576.86 & £1552.26 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1587.50 Gask; Lim.x £1544.88 & £1496.02 West Bog; Char. £1419.28 Pityot; Cont. £1378.60 Pityot; Cont. x £1371.96 South Ballo.

Cows (4) sold to £880 for an Aberdeen Angus from A. Mylius & Ptrs., St. Fort H.F.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (816) sold to 202.3p for 43.5kg Beltex’s from R. & A. Stoddart, Mill of Inverarity and to £92 for 47kg Beltex’s from J.D. Watson & Son, Mill of Montague to average 153.7p.

SQQ – 163.2p

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 187.5p Newton Farm; Tex.x 180.4p Pitairlie Cott; Cont. 169.9p Uras Farm; Belt. 195.7p Mill of Montague; Belt.x 179.2p Witton Farms; Suff. 168.1p Glensaugh & Purgavie; Suff.x 161.7p Tillygloom; Down 157.3p Witton Farms; Cross 154p Tomlea; B.F. 152.4p Persie Farms.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £90 Newton Farm & Milton of Durris; Tex.x £86 Mill of Montague & Milton of Durris; Cont. £83 Pitairlie Cott. & Milton of Durris; Belt. £89 Mill of Montague; Belt. x £88 Mill of Montague & Mill of Inverarity; Suff. £87 Milton of Durris; Suff.x £84 Milton of Durris; Down £81 Witton Farms; Cross £67 Tomlea; B.F. £64 Persie Farm.

Cast Ewes & Rams (114)

Ewes –

Belt. £86 Mill of Inverarity; Belt.x £78 Mill of Inverarity; Cont. £74 Mill of Inverarity; Tex. £73 Westerton; Tex.x £71 Witton Farms; Chev. £64 Mill of Inverarity; B.F. £49 Glenisla.

Rams –

Tex. £75.50 Cairnleith; Tex.x £73 Hallhill; B.F. £53 Hunthill Est.