Wed 17 February [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 17 February

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 19  Prime Cattle, 2 Cows,  689  Prime Hoggets and  143  Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 250p per kilo for a 601 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Flemings, Arbroath and to £1502 per head for the same animal to average 223.9p per kilo.

Heifers (13) sold to 244p per kilo for a 530 kilo Limousin and purchased by J.B. Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1432 for a 592 kilo Limousin from Craignathro Farms and purchased by Flemings, Arbroath to average 230p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 228p (twice) Nethermyres & Gask; 208p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 244p Nethermyres, 242p Craignathro & Nethermyres; 222p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1454 Nethermyres, £1447 Gask, £1304 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1418 & £1414 Craignathro, £1413 Gask, £1383 Nethermyres, £1346 Pityot.

Cows (2)

Sim. £840 & £820 Whitehall.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (689) sold to 213.6p for 44 kg Texel’s from G.K. Robertson, Heatherstacks to Scott Bros ., Dundee and to £106 for 55kg Texels from J. Buchan, Torrax to James Ewart Ltd., Blairgowrie to average 181p.

SQQ Hoggets average 188.4p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Tex. £104 & £102 Torrax; Tex.x £101.50 & £100 Torrax; Suff. £100 Torrax; Cont. £96 Torrax & Heatherstacks; Belt. £95 Balbrydie; Suff.x £95 & £94 Heatherstacks; Belt. x £94 Cairncortie; Down £94 Heatherstacks & Hatton of Cargill; Chev. £94 & £93 Easter Balgillo; Chev. X £90 Easter Balgillo; B.F. £86.50 Henderston Farms; Cross £75 Henderston Farms.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. 212.8p Torrax; Belt. 208.8p Balbrydie; Tex. 208.3p Torrax; Belt. x 206.9p Balbrydie; Cont. 203.3p Balbrydie; Suff.x 195.5p Newton farm; Down 188.6p Hatton of Cargill; Chev. 185.6p Easter Balgillo; Chev. X 184.2p Newton of Fotheringham; B.F. 177.3p Henderston Farms; Cross 185p Redford Smithy.

Cast Ewes & Rams (143)

Ewes –

Tex. £95 Hillhead of Careston & Hole O Clean; Suff. £86 Henderston Farms; Tex.x £85 Hillhead of Careston; Cont. £84 Glensaugh; Suff. x £84 Hole O Clean; Cross £76 Glensaugh; Chev. £75 Hillhead of Careston; B.F. £62 Henderston Farms.