Wed 6 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 6 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25  Prime Cattle and 8 Cows, 804 Prime Hoggets, 1 Spring Lamb  and 95 Cast Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) sold to 228p per kilo for a 599kg British Blue from Nethermyres purchased by Falconer Butchers, Arbroath and to £1408 per head for a 658kilo Limousin from Gask purchased by Chapman, Wishaw to average 210p per kilo.

Heifers (15) sold to 240p per kilo for 576kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1423 per head for a 598kilo Limousin from West Bog to average 221p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p & 220p Nethermyres, 214p Gask; BRB 206p Todhall; Simm.x 202p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 238p West Bog, 234p Riggs, 232p Craignathro; Char.x 212p Chapel of Barras; Sim.x 208p Chapel of Barras; BRB 206p Todhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1403  & £1340 Nethermyres; BRB £1365 Nethermyres; £1330 & £1204 Todhall; DAq £1258 Nethermyres; Sim.x £1206 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1389 West Bog; £1382 Nethermyres; £1368 Gask; BRB £1248 Todhall; Char.x £1193 Chapel of Barras; Sim.x £1158 Chapel of Barras.

Cows & OTM’s (8)

A.A. £1080 (116p) St. Fort; Char. £900 (118p) Turfbeg; Linc.Red £800 (112p) St. Fort; Lim. £740 (110p) Turfbeg; DAq £640 (100p) Turfbeg.

OTM Clean

A.A. £870 (111p) Downiebank.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (804) sold to 214.4p and £104 for 48.5kg Beltex’s from Messrs Bruce Findlay, Easter Balgillo to average 177.2p.

SQQ Hoggets average 186.5p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Belt. 212.1p Balbrydie; Tex. 211p Cairncortie; Tex.x 207.5p Cairncortie; Cont. 200p Fallaw; Belt.x 199p Easter Balgillo; Chev. 194.3p Heatherstacks; Suff. 188.8p Minard; Suff.x 188.6p West Balhagarty; Chev.x 187p South Park House; B.F. 178.3p South Park House; Char. 174.8p West Pittendreich.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £101.50 Easter Balgillo; Tex. £96.50 Cairncortie; Tex.x £96 Cairncortie; Cont. £94 Cairncortie & Fallaw; Belt. x £93 Easter Balgillo; Suff. £92 West Pittendreich; Suff.x £91 West Pittendreich; Char. £90 West Pittendreich; Chev. £90 West Pittendreich; Chev.x £87 Easter Balgillo; B.F. £74 South Park House.

Spring Lambs (1) sold to £95 for a Suffolk from L. Learmonth, Wester Oathlaw.

Cast Ewes & Rams (95)

Ewes –

Tex. £114 Fallaw; Belt. £110 Scobshaugh; Suff. £109 Fallaw; Char. £99 & £95 Maryton; Tex.x £95 Fallaw; Cross £91 Fallaw; Cont. £87 Ashmore & Strone; Belt. x £84 Fallaw; Chev. £61 Ashmore & Strone; B.F. £54 Drumdewan.

Rams –

Char. £83 Maryton.