FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 13 April
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 33 Prime Cattle and 6 Cows, 638 Prime Sheep.
Bullocks (9) sold to 248p per kilo for a 575 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Flemings Butchers, Arbroath and to £1455 for 693 kilo Limousin again from Nethermyres and purchased by Chapman, Wishaw to average 211.8p per kilo.
Heifers (24) sold to 260p per kilo for a 541 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman, Crail and to £1466 for a 573 kilo Limousin from West Bog and again purchased by Penman, Crail to average 219p per kilo.
Leading Prices per kilo –
Lim. 242p Gask; 226p & 224p Nethermyres; 200p Chapel of Barras.
Lim. 258p Nethermyres; 256p West Bog; 238p Nethermyres; 234p Pityot.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1426 Nethermyres; £1410 Gask; £1346 Newton of Inshewan; £1271 Chapel of Barras.
Lim. £1406 Nethermyres, £1387 Craignathro, £1385 Nethermyres, £1341 Gask, £1300 Pityot.
Cows (6) averaged £906 per head and 125.7p per kilo.
A.A. £1135 Dunlappie, £1105 St. Fort; Lincoln Red £840 (twice) & £790 St. Fort; Sim. £730 Denhead.
A.A. 128p St. Fort, 126p Dunlappie; Lincoln Red 126p (twice) & 125p St. Fort; Sim. 120p Denhead.
Prime Hoggets (613) sold to 218.2p for 44kg Texels from the Firm of Gibsonhall Farm and to £107 for 52 kg Beltex’s from S.A. Moore, Mains of Balhall to average 173p.
SQQ ave. 186.6p
Leading Prices per kg. –
Belt. 214.3p Easter Cash; Tex. 208p Newmill of Inshewan; Belt.x 205.8p Mains of Balhall; Cont. 205.1p Easter Cash; Chev. 201.1p West Pittendreich; Tex.x 197p Kintyrie; Chev. x 185.4p West Pittendreich; Suff. 179.8p West Pittendreich; Suff.x 179.5p Little Ballo & Hatton of Cargill; Down 178.5p Afflochie; B.F. 174p Little Ballo.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £104 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex.x £99 The Horn; Cont. £98 Newmill of Inshewan; Belt. £90 Easter Cash; Suff. £90 Hatton of Cargill; Chev. £88.50 West Pittendreich; Chev.x £85 Auchronie; Suff.x £84 Newmill of Inshewan, West Pittendreich & Hatton of Cargill; Belt.x £80 Easter Cash; B.F. £75 Easter Cash.
Spring Lambs (2) sold to £90 for Suffolks from L. Learmonth, Wester Oathlaw.
Cast Ewes & Rams
Tex. £91 Templeton; Leic. £86 Rose Cott.; Tex.x £67 Templeton; B.F. £66 Little Ballo; Cont. £63 Pitreuchie & Little Ballo; Leic.x £56 Rose Cott.
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their Annual Grass Park Lets.
243.16 Acres all had no Entitlements and averaged £127.63 per acre.
Leading Prices –
13 Acres at East Mains of Burnside, Forfar - £182
28.5 Acres at Aucharroch, Kingoldrum - £175
14.7 Acres at Chapelbank, Gagie - £162
13.88 Acres at The Glebe, Arbirlot - £160
27.2 Acres at The Dodd, Monikie - £152
22.5 Acres at Wester Balgarvie, Cupar - £108