Wed 9 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 9 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  25  Prime Cattle, 1121  Prime Hoggets and 127 Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) sold to 230p per kg for a 627 kg Limousin from Nethermyres selling to Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £1442 per head for the same animal to average 2.12p.

Heifers (17) sold to 246p per kg for a 551kg Limousin from Nethermyres selling to Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1542 per head for 621 kilo Limousin from West Bog to Flemings, Arbroath to average 2.26p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p Nethermyres, 214p Mill of Inverarity, 210p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 245p West Bog, 242p & 238p Nethermyres, 236p Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1415 Gask, £1403 & £1333 Nethermyres; Char. £1234 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1417 Nethermyres, £1371 Gask, £1368 Woodhead of Mailer, £1352 Craignathro.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (1121) sold to 218p for 44.5kg Beltex’s from the Firm of C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie and to £103 for 50.5kg Texels from J. Buchan, Torrax to average 181.4p.

SQQ Hoggets ave. – 194.6p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Belt. 215.9p & 206.8p Balbrydie; Belt.x 206.7p Balbrydie; Cont. 204p Torrax & Tamsacre; Tex. 202.3p Scobshaugh; Tex.x 200p Heatherstacks & Newton Farm; Chev. 197.7p South Park House; Chev.x 189.8p Dustydrum; Suff. 189.4p & 188.1p Gibsonhall Farm; Suff. 187.9p Nether Migvie; Down 187.8p Heatherstacks; B.F. 174.8p Tamsacre.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £102 Tamsacre; Tex.x £100 Nochnary; Cont. £99 Torrax; Belt. £97 Balbrydie; Suff. £96 Torrax, Heatherstacks & Nether Migvie; Belt. x £95 Balbrydie; Suff.x £94 Heatherstacks & Hatton of Cargill; Down £93.50 Heatherstacks; B.F. £90 Tamsacre; Chev. £87 South Park House; Chev.x £86 Dustydrum.

Cast Ewes & Rams (127)

Ewes –

Tex. £121 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £120 Ardmhor; Cont. £107 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £85 Eight Acres; Suff. x £80 Clochie; Down £78 Clochie; Cross £78 Rosemount; Chev. £74 Dustydrum & Mains of Dalrulzion; B.F. £51 Glenkilrie.