Wed 20 January [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 20 January

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 24 Prime Cattle, 4 Cows, 700 Prime Hoggets and 39  Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 238p per kilo (twice) for a 622kg BRB from Craignathro Farms and a 613 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1480 for a 673 kilo Limousin from Gask  also to James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth.

Heifers (18) sold to 250p per kilo (twice) for a 609 Kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Flemings of Arbroath and to £1522 for the same animal.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 228p Nethermyres, 220p Gask; Lim.x 210p Mill of Inverarity.

Heifers –

Lim. 250p  & 248p Nethermyres; 246p Craignathro; Char. 218p West Bog.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1458  & £1434 Nethermyres; Lim. x £1422 Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. £1471 & £1465 Nethermyres; £1437 Gask; £1416 Craignathro.

Cows (4)

Lim. £660 & £650 Myreside; A.A. £660 Dunlappie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (700) sold to 213p and £98 for 46kg Beltex’s from W.C. Millar & Ptnrs., North Balluderon to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 172.2p.

SQQs ave. 185.2p

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 210p Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x. 193.9p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. 192p Clochie; Cont. 189.5p Hallhill; Belt.x 185.2p Newton Farm; Suff. 187.5p Hatton of Cargill; Suff.x 185.2p West Mains; Down 184.1p Clochie; B.F. 177.2p Glensaugh; Cross 176.6p East Mains of Auchterhouse.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £95 Torrax & Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £94 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £92 Easter Balgillo; Cont. £93.50 Torrax; Belt.x £90 Easter Balgillo; Suff. £92 Hatton of Cargill; Suff.x £91 Torrax; Down £90 Torrax & Hatton of Cargill; B.F. £75 Kerry Cottage; Cross £78 Glensaugh.

Cast Ewes & Rams (39)

Ewes –

Suff. £82 Archgrove; Tex. £78 Beech Wynd; Tex.x £69 North Balluderon; Cross £67 Clochie; Cont. £65 Glensaugh.

Rams –

Chev. £100 & £80 West Dron