Wed 23 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 23 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 34 Prime Cattle and 1 Cow,  1097  Prime Hoggets and 149        Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) sold to 2.36p per kilo for a 557 kilo Limousin from D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd and £1514 per head for a 701 kilo Limousin from Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 2.17p per kilo.

Heifers (24) sold to 2.48p per kilo for a 569 kilo Limousin from J.Peters & Son, West Bog and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1478 per head for 624 kilo Limousin from Gask purchased by Flemings, Arbroath to average 2.16p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.30p & 2.28p Nether Myres, 2.22p Gask & Mill of Inverarity; Simm. 2.04p Chapel of Barras; Char. 2.02p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.40p Nether Myres, 2.37p Gask, 2.34p Nether Myres, 2.28p Craignathro, 2.23p Wester Coldrain; BRB 2.12p Todhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1434 Gask, £1427 Nether Myres, £1383 Mill of Inverarity; Char. £1272 Chapel of Barras; Simm. £1187 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1411 West Bog, £1375 Nether Myres, £1372 Craignathro, £1360 South Ballo; BRB £1320 Craignathro, £1314 Todhall.

Cows (1)

A.A. £840 (107p) Dunlappie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (1097) sold to 202.4p for 41.5kg Beltex’s from the Firm of Gibsonhall Farm and to £96 for 52kg Texels from J. Buchan, Torrax to average 175.5p.

SQQ hoggets sold to an average 191.4p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 198.9p Cairncortie; Belt.x 197.7p Easter Cash; Tex. 195.7p Cairncortie; Con. 195.6p Balbrydie; Tex.x. 194.2p Heatherstacks; Suff. 184.9p Baldastard; Suff.x 184.2p Loyal Farm; Down 182.1p Newton Farm; B.F. 177.1p Easter Cash; Chev. 188.1p Baldastard; Chev.x 187.5p.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £95.50 Torrax; Tex.x £93 Baldastard; Cont. £92 Cairncortie; Suff. £92 Torrax; Suf.x £90 Torrax & Southtown of Melgund, Baldastard, Hatton of Cargill & Balcarresward; Down £89 Westhall; Belt. £89.50 Cairncortie; Belt.x £88 Balbrydie; B.F. £75.50 Easter Cash; Chev. £82.50 Heatherstacks; Chev.x £79 Baldastard.

Cast Ewes & Rams (149)

Ewes –

Chev. £90 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Tex. £90 Over Finlarg; Char. £90 Over Finlarg; Tex.x £89 Hillhead of Careston; Suff. £86 Witton Farms; BHL £82 Newhouse of Glamis.

Rams –

Suff. - £96.50 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. £91 Newhouse of Glamis.