Wed 27 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 27 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 36 Prime Cattle, 1 Cast Cow and  753  Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) sold to 242p per kilo for a 581 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Butchers, Dundee and to £1450 per head for a A.A. from Woodhead of Mailer purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 213p per kilo.

Heifers (28) sold to 244p per kilo for a 536 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and to £1405 per head for 611 kilo Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Scott Bros., Butchers, Dundee to average 208p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 214p Gask, 210p & 208p Nethermyres, 205p Chapel of Barras; A.A. 226p Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. 236p West Bog, 234p Craignathro, 230p Gask & West Bog, 220p Cortachy Home Farm, 216p Chapel of Barras & Millbank; Char. 208p Gairdrum.

 Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1406, £1388 & £1349 Nethermyres, £1311 Gask, £1275 South Ballo, £1211 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1347, £1345 West Bog, £1322 Craignathro, £1319 Woodhead of Mailer, £1279 Newton of Fotheringham; Sim.x £1188 Pitgarvie.

Cows (1)

Lim. £855 (123p per kilo) – Balcalk.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (12) sold to 220.7p for 43.5kg Suffolks from L. Learmonth, Wester Oathlaw and £102 for 48.5kg Texels from T. & A. Greenhill, Upper Tulloes to average 204.5p.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £102 Upper Tulloes; Tex.x £101 Upper Tulloes; Suff. £100 Wester Oathlaw & Denside; Suff.x £96 Wester Oathlaw; Down £95 Denside.

Leading Prices per kg –

Suff. 218.4p Denside; Suff.x 212.8p Denside; Tex. 210.3p Upper Tulloes; Down 204.4p Denside; Tex.x 204p Upper Tulloes; Cross 202p Wester Oathlaw.

Prime Hoggs (633) sold to 211.8p and £108 for 51kg Texels from R. Downie, Newton Farm to average 175.6p.

SQQ Hoggets ave. 192.1p

Leading Prices per kg-

Tex. 209.8p Gibsonhall; Belt. 209.3p Kinrive; Belt.x 202.2p Kinrive; Tex.x 198.1p Newmill of Inshewan; Cont. 193p Cairncortie; Chev. 187.8p West Pittendreich; Chev.x 185.5p West Pittendreich; Suff. 185.3p Nether Migvie; Suff.x 180p Witton Farms; Down 175p West Pittendreich.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £106 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex.x £96 Newmill of Inshewan; Cont. £95 Cairnleith; Belt. £93 Kinrive; Belt.x £90 Kinrive; Chev. £85.50 Newton Farm; Chev.x £80 West Pittendreich; Suff. £90 Witton Farms; Suff. x £88 Newton Farms, Henderston Farms and Nether Migvie; Down £85 West Pittendreich.

Cast Ewes & Rams (108)

Ewes – Suff. £98 Upper Tulloes; Tex. £90 Deuchar; Char. £90 Maryton; Suff.x £90 Redford Smithy; Down £88 Deuchar; Cont. £88 Deuchar; Cont. £86 Whitehills; Chev. £85 Kinnaird; B.F. £65 Mains of Creuchies.

Rams – Tex. £95 Upper Tulloes