Wed 10 February [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 10 February

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 19  Prime Cattle, 624  Prime Hoggets and 130  Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 246p per kilo for a 613 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers and to £1588 for a 679 kilo Limousin purchased by Rennie Butcher, Forfar to average 235p per kilo.

Heifers (14) sold to 256p per kilo for a 599 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Flemings of Arbroath and to £1533 per head for the same animal.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 234p Gask; BRB 234p Craignathro; Lim. 234p & 232p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 244p & 242p Nethermyres; 232p (twice) & 230p Craignathro; Char. 218p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

BRB £1521 Craignathro; Lim. £1516 & £1507 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Char. £1467 Gask; Lim. £1456 Nethermyres, £1419 Craignathro; Saler X £1162 Leyshade.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (624) sold to 206.3p for 48kg Beltex’s from M/s Bruce Findlay, Easter Balgillo and to £100 for 48.5kg Beltex’s also from M/s Findlay, Easter Balgillo to average 183p.

SQQ Hoggets ave. 188.8p

Leading Prices per kg. –

Belt. 206.2p Easter Balgillo; Belt.x 200p Newton Farm; Cont. 200p Balcaresward & Easter Balgillo; Tex. 195.7p Dustydrum; Tex.x 193p Heatherstacks; Suff. 187.2p Coiliamy; Suff.x 186.1p Minard; Down 184p Heatherstacks; B.F. 178.2p Little Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £99 Easter Balgillo; Belt.x £98 Easter Balgillo; Cont. £98.50 Torrax; Tex. £98 Torrax; Tex.x £95 Whitehills; Suff. £93.50 Heatherstacks; Suff.x £92 Heatherstacks; Down £90 Torrax; B. F. £69.50 Viola Cottage.

Cast Ewes & Rams ( 130)

Ewes –

Tex. £100 Midtown; Tex.x £97 Midtown; Cont. £93 Hillhead of Careston; Suff. £90 Redford Smithy; Suff.x £80 Redford Smithy; Down £75 Gibsonhall; Cross £70 Hillocks of Rattray; B.F. £58 Balcalk.

Rams –

Lly. £72 Midtown; Tex. £60 Clova Farms & Coiliamy; B.F. £53 Clova Farms.