FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 30 March
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 30 Prime Cattle and 4 Cows, 1105 Prime Hoggets and 52 Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) sold to 240p for a 622 kilo Limousin from Nether Myres purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £1492 per head for the same animal and to £1492 for a 627 kilo Limousin from the Gask purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, to average 227p per kilo.
Heifers (24) sold to 38p per kilo for a 574 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Penman, Crail and to £1398 for a 603 kilo Limousin from Gask purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 208p per kilo.
Leading Prices per kilo –
Lim. 238p Gask, 230p South Ballo; BRB 236p Nether Myres.
Lim. 236p & 234p Nether Myres, 232p Gask & West Bog; 220p Craignathro & South Ballo.
Leading Prices per Head –
BRB £1430 Nether Myres; Lim. £1409 South Ballo, £1297 & £1283 Nether Myres.
Lim. £1366 West Bog, £1354 & £1327 Nether Myres, £1312 Craignathro.
A.A. £920 & £705 St. Fort (114p)
Prime Hoggs (1105) sold to 209.5p for 42kg Beltex’s from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan and to £101 for 56kg Texels from J. Buchan, Torrax to average 187p.
SQQs ave. 198.6p.
Leading Prices per kg.-
Belt. 207.3p Kinrive; Belt.x 206.9p Balbrydie; Cont. 205.8p Balbrydie; Tex. 205.4p Hatton of Cargill; Tex.x 201p Horn; Chev. 198.8p Auchronie; Chev.x 196.4p Kinrive; Suff. 194.2p West Balhagarty; Suff.x 190.5p Newton; Down 188.5p West Balhagarty; Char. 188.4p Tewel; B.F. 187.8p Drumyellow.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £99.50 Torrax; Suff. £99 Hatton of Cargill & Torrax; Suff.x £98 West Pittendreich; Down £97 West Pittendreich; Tex.x £97 Victoria St.; Char. £97 Tewel; Cont. £96.50 Horn; Belt. £96 Hatton of Cargill; Chev. £96 Dustydrum; Chev.x £90 Auchronie; Belt.x £90 Balbrydie; B.F. £84.50 Drumyellow.
Cast Ewes & Rams (52)
Tex. £109 Over Baldinnie; Tex.x £108 Redford Smithy; Suff. £108 Redford Smithy; Cont. £106 Balhomie; Suff. x £100 Over Baldinnie; X £97 Mains of Creuchies; Mule £85 Wardmill; Down £82 Over Baldinnie; Chev. £74 Auchleish