Wed 25 May [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 25 May

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime and OTM Cattle also 468 Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) sold to 238p per kilo for a 602kg Limousin from Nethermyres and £1432 for the same animal and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to averge 208p per kg.

Heifers (14) sold to 240p per kilo  (twice)  for a 516kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1363 (240pper kg) for a 568kg Limousin from West Bog and also purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail to average 220p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 230p Riggs, 220p Nethermyres, 214p Riggs; BAx 200p Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. 228p West Bog, 225p South Ballo, 223p Nethermyres, 222p Riggs; Char. 210p Milton of Ruthven; BRB 208p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1332 Gask, £1320 & £1308 Nethermyres, £1255 Newton of Fotheringham; BAx £1188 Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. £1359 South Ballo, £1292 West Bog, £1287 Craignathro; BRB £1316 Gask; Char. £1140 Milton of Ruthven.

OTM (1)

Lim. £810 – 145p per kilo Newton of Inshewan.

PRIME SHEEP (468)

Spring Lambs (139) sold to 252.2p for 46kg Texels from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £116 for the same lot to average 193.1p (plus 3.1p on the week)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 221.3p Newton of Guthrie; Tex.x 220.8p Easter Cash, 210.5p Over Baldinnie; Suff. 206.3p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per Head –

Tex. £108 Easter Cash, £100 Over Baldinnie; Tex.x £104 Newton of Guthrie; Suff. £100 Southtown of Melgund.

Prime Hoggs (264) sold to 197.4p for a 39 kg Beltex from Drumyellow and to £100 for 54.5kg Suffolks from Rossie Home Farms to average 161.7p (plus 8p on the week) .

SQQ ave 174p

Leading Prices per kilo –

B.F. 190.9p Little Kilmundie; Suff. 183.5p Rossie Home Farms; Tex. 179.6p Drumyellow; Chev. 179.1p South Park.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £97 Croft of Cultalonie; Tex.x £96 Rossie Home Farms; Chev. £94 South Park; B.F. £84 Little Kilmundie.

Cast Ewes and Rams (65) peaked at £97 for Continental Ewes from Easter Cash.

Other Leading Prices –

Tex. £93 Hillhead of Careston; Chev. £91 Easter Cash; Suff. £89 Darnoe; Tex.x £86 Pitairlie.