Wed 25 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 25 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  29  Prime and Cast Cattle and  1613   Prime Hoggets, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

8 Bullocks ave. 230.9p or £1426.89

20 Heifers ave. 236p or £1360.38

Top Price in the cattle ring was 266p for a handyweight Limousin Heifer scaling 535kg consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.

Top Prices per kg –

HEIFERS (Lightweight) –

Lim. 266p, 250p (twice) Nether Myres; Cont. 262p Craignathro; B.B. 258p  Gask; B.P. 250p Newton of Guthrie; Char. 232p (twice) & 228p Shandford; Lim.x 250p West Bog; B.B.x 240p Todhall.

HEIFERS (Heavyweight) –

Lim. 238p Craignathro; Lim.x 228p West Bog; Cont. 226p Mill of Inverarity; Char. (Irish) 212p Craigends.

BULLOCKS –

Lim. 248p Gask; Cont. 246p & 240p Nether Myres; Lim.x 236p Newton of Guthrie; Cont. x 230p Craignathro & Nether Myres; Char. (Irish) 210p Craigend; B.B.x (Heavy) 210p Todhall.

Top Prices per head –

HEIFERS –

Lim. £1589.28 Gask; Lim.x £1525 West Bog; Char.(Irish) £1460.68 Craigend; Cont. £1449.42 Craignathro; Cont.x £1423.10 Nether Myres.

BULLOCKS –

Lim. £1512.80 Gask; Lim.x £1505.52, £1497.60 & £1446.70 Nether Myres; B.B. £1402.80 Todhall; Cont.x £1453.60 Craignathro.

 

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (1508) sold to 245p for 40kg Beltex’s from R. Downie, Newton Farm and to £100 for 52.5kg Cheviots from D. Fairlie, West Pittendreich to average 180.9p (-9.6p on the week).

SQQ Hoggets ave. 192.6p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 215.9p Heatherstacks; Belt. 213.5p Balbrydie; Tex.x 207.5p Crookieden; Cont. 207.3p Newton Farm; Belt.x 207.2p Easter Cash; Chev. 200p West Pittendreich; Chev. x 198.8p Kinrive; Suff. 190.5p West Pittendreich; Suff.x 189.5p Greenford; Down 187.7p Balhagarty; B.F. 183.3p Glensaugh.

Leading Prices per head –

Chev. £100 West Pittendreich; Belt. £98 Newton Farm; Suff. £98 Torrax; Tex. £97 Newton Farm; Belt.x £97 Muirhouses; Tex.x £96 Southtown of Melgund & Newton; Cont. £95 Heatherstacks; Suff.x £95 West Pittendreich; Down £91 Heatherstacks; Chev.x £82.50 Heatherstacks & Kinrive; B.F. £76 Odmoston.

Cast Ewes & Rams (105)

Leading Prices per head –

Ewes –

Suff. £117 Balbrydie; Tex. £110 Mains of Creuchies;  Suff.x £108 Balbrydie; Tex.x £104 Deuchar; Cont. £96 Todhall; Down £90 Deuchar; Cross £90 Mains of Balhall.

Rams –

Tex. £80 Glensaugh