Wed 20 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 20 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 28 Prime Cattle, 4 Cows and 548 Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) sold to 218p per kg for a 618kg Limousin from Gask and to £1347 for the same beast and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 1.90p per kg.

Heifers (20) sold to 248p per kg for a 540 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1439 for a 605kg Limousin from West Bog, both purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail to average 212p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 216p & 204p Nethermyres; B.Short. 175p Balgay; A.A. 169p & 157p Newton of Inshewan.

Heifers –

Lim. 242p (twice) Nethermyres; 240p Gask; 238p West Bog; 218p Craignathro; Char. 216p Pityot; BRB 212p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1325 & £1319 Nethermyres; A.A. £1266 Newton of Inshewan; B Short. £1228 Balgay.

Heifers –

Lim. £1369 & £1339 Nether Myres, £1302 Newton of Fotheringham; BRB £1248 Craignathro; Char. £1242 Pityot.

Cows (4)

Lincoln Red £950 – 110p per kg St. Fort; A.A. £880 – 119p per kg St. Fort.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (519) sold to 239p for 41kg Texels from Messrs G.L. & D. Reid, South Park and to £100 for 48.5kg for Beltex’s from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan to average 183.2p.

196 SQQ ave.  191p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 217.8p Newmill of Inshewan; Belt. 214.3p Heatherstacks; Belt.x 206.2p Newmill of Inshewan; Cont. 197.6p Drumyellow; Tex.x 196.6p Gibsonhall Farms; Chev. 193.8p Newton of Fotheringham; Chev.x 192.1p South Park; Suff. 182.6p Newmill of Inshewan; B.F. 178.8p Newton of Fotheringham.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £98 South Park & Newmill of Inshewan; Tex.x £96 Newmill of Inshewan; Chev. £93 South Park; Chev.x £91 Nethermyres; Cont. £91 Nethermyres; Belt. £90 Heatherstacks; Belt.x £82 Drumyellow; Suff. £78.50 Newmill of Inshewan; B.F. £80 Drumyellow.

Cast Ewes & Rams (29)

Ewes -

Ewes – Tex. £121 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £120 Mains of Dalrulzion; Char. £110 Maryton; Char.x £100 Maryton; Zwar. £92 Redford Smithy; Cont. £89 Maryton; Tex. £81 Purgavie; Tex.x £78 East Cammock.

Rams –

Lly. £90 Purgavie; Suff. £88 Purgavie; Cont. £79 Purgavie.