Wed 16 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 16 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 20 Prime Cattle and 1 Cow, 878  Prime Hoggets and 56  Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (9) sold to 238p for a 618kg Limousin from A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres and to £1470 per head for the same animal purchased by Flemings Butchers, Arbroath to average 196p per kg (649kg).

Heifers (11) sold to 250p for a 547kg Limousin from A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres and to £1367 for the same animal purchased by Penman, Crail to average 221p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p Nethermyres, 214p Gask, 208p Nethermyres; DAq 224p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p, 238p & 224p Nethermyres, 220p Craignathro, 218p Gask & Riggs.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

DAq £1426 Nethermyres; Lim. £1405 Nethermyres, £1393 Gask; Sim. £1089 Millbank; Saler £1147 Millbank.

Heifers –

Lim. £1366 Nether Myres, £1362 Craignathro, £1336 Nether Myres.

Cows (1)

Lincoln Red £755 (111p per kg) St. Fort.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (878) sold to 223.4p and £105 for 47kg Texels from J. Buchan, Torrax selling to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 184.5p.

SQQ Hoggets ave. 197.6p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Belt. 210.4p Newmill of Inshewan; Belt.x 209.1p & 208.9p Balbrydie; Cont. 208.7p Balbrydie; Tex. 204.1p Hatton of Cargill; Tex.x 204p Torrax; Suff. 202.1p Little Ballo; Suff.x 198.8p Hatton of Cargill; Down 197.8p Nether Migvie; Chev. 197.7p Auchronie; Chev.x 195.7p Auchronie; BDM 190.2p Newmill of Inshewan; Cross 186.1p Hatton of Cargill; B.F. 173.9p Newmill of Inshewan.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £103 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex. £103 Torrax; Belt. x £101 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex.x  £100 Torrax & Hatton of Cargill; Cont. £99 Newmill of Inshewan; Suff. £98 Heatherstacks; BDM £97 Newmill of Inshewan; Chev. £97 Auchronie; Suff. x £96.50 Heatherstacks; Down £95 Little Ballo; Cross £94.50 Hatton of Cargill; Chev.x £90 Auchronie; B.F. £80 Newmill of Inshewan.

Cast Ewes & Rams (56)

Ewes –

Belt. £112 Chapelton of Menmuir; Belt.x £99 Balbrydie; Cont. £93 Broadshade; Tex. £91 Broadshade; Tex.x £90 Broadshade & Redford Smithy; Suff. £84 & £83 Witton Farms; Chev. £73 Dustydrum.

Rams –

Belt. £81.50 Chapelton of Menmuir; Tex. £77 Glensaugh.