Wed 4 May [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 4 May

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  36  Prime Cattle, 1 Cast Cow and  661  Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (11) sold to 228p per kg for a 618kilo Limousin from Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. and to £1409 for the same animal to average 207p per kg.

Heifers (25) sold to 244p per kg for 536 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1339 for a Charolais from the Firm of A. Wilson, Greenhead Farm to average 203p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 222p Nethermmyres, 216p Craignathro, 214p Nethermyres; Char. 210p Fawsyde; BRB 208p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 238p Gask, 238p,224p & 222p Nethermyres, 220p Craignathro; Lim.x 212p Chapel of Barras, 210p Cortachy Home Farm.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1376 Nethermyres, £1346 Gask, £1324 Craignathro; Char. £1358 Fawsyde; Sim. £1269 Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. £1307 & £1278 West Bog, £1261 Gask, £1256 Craignathro, £1253 Riggs, £1226 Newton of Fotheringham; Char. £1197 Todhall.

Cow (1)

Here. £790 (110p) Balmossie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (29) sold to 221.7p for 46kg Texels from D. & E. Begg, Mains of Cowie and to £108 for 51kg Texels from D. & E. Begg to average 210.5p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Char. 220.8p Southfield; Tex. 220p Redford Smithy; Tex.x 219.6p Upper Tulloes; Cont. 216.1p Mains of Cowie; Char. x 209.3p Southfield; Suff. 208.3p Southfield.

Leading Prices per head –

Char. £106 Southfield; Tex. £106 Redford Smithy; Tex.x £102 Upper Tulloes & Mains of Cowie; Cont. £101 Upper Tulloes; Suff. £100 Wester Oathlaw & Southfield.

Prime Hoggets (586) sold to 214.3p for 42kg Beltex’s from the Firm of D.R. McIntyre, Kinrive and to £100 (twice) for 54.5kg Texels from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan and 54.5kg Cheviots from Messrs A.M. Littlejohn, Auchronie to average 186.7p.

SQQ’s – 256 Hoggets ave. 202.5p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 209.3p Minard; Tex.x 208.5p South Park Ho.; Chev. 204.8p Kinrive & West Pittendreich; Belt. 204.2p Newmill of Inshewan; Cont. 203.8p Newton Farm; Chev.x 201.1p South Park House; Belt.x 198p Newmill of Inshewan; Suff. 196.4p Newton Farm; Suff. x 186.7p South Park House; B.F. 182.1p South Park House; Down 177.3p Newmill of Inshewan.

Leading Prices per head-

Belt. £99 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex. £98 South Park House; Suff. £97.50 Newmill of Inshewan; Belt.x £97 Newmill of Inshewan & Croft of Cultalonie; Tex.x £96 Newmill of Inshewan and Newton Farm; Cont. £95 The Horn, Middlehill & Newmill of Inshewan; Suff.x £95 South Park House; Chev. £92.50 South Park House; Chev. x £92 Auchronie; Down £84 South Park House; B.F. £85.50 Newmill of Inshewan.

Cast Ewes & Rams (46)

Ewes – Tex. £108 Balcormo Ptnrshp; Tex.x £104 Westhall; Cont. £100 Balcormo Ptnrshp; Suff. £85 Redford Smithy; Zwar. £78 Greenford; B.F. £71 Glenisla.