Wed 8 June [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 8 June

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  35 Prime Cattle and OTM’s  and 299 Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 234p per kilo for a 590kg BRB from Nethermyres and to £1380 per head for the same animal,  purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 218p per kg.

Heifers (23) sold to 248p per kilo for a 575kg Limousin from Gask and to £1435 for a Limousin from West Bog, both purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 211p per kg.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 232p Woodhead of Mailer; 224p & 218p Nethermyres; BRB 234p Nethermyres, 211p Woodhead of Mailer; Sim. X 194p Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. 242p West Bog, 236p Nethermyres, 229p South Ballo, 228p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1370 & £1351 Nethermyres; BRB £1356 Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. £1426 Gask, £1333 Nethermyres, £1322 Craignathro, £1283 West Bog, £1264 & £1230 South Ballo, £1224 Taylors Park, £1213 Pitgarvie.

Cows (6)

Sim. £1060 (121p) Meikle Tullo; A.A. £820 & £790 (109p) Balgay; Here. £960 & £860 (128p) Ethie Mains.

PRIME SHEEP

Spring Lambs (141) sold to 245.5p for a pen of 44kg Texels from John Jackson, Southtown of Melgund and to £112 for a pair of 50kg Suffolks from the same home to average 207.2p (-2.5p on the week).

SQQ averaged 223.2p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 233.3p Tullywhanland; Suffolk 233p North Mains of Baldovan; Suffolk x 226.4p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £108 Southtown of Melgund; Texel x £108 Broadshade; Suffolk £106 North Mains of Baldovan.

Prime Hoggs (107) sold to 151.7p for a pen of 45.5kg Cheviots from West Pittendreich and to £73 for a pen of 48.5kg Texels from the same home.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 150.5p West Pittendreich.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £73 Hatton of Cargill; Zwa £70 Knowehead.

Cast Ewes & Rams (51) peaked at £106 for a pen of Texel Ewes from Chapelton of Menmuir.

Other leading Ewe Prices :-

Suffolk £90 Southtown of Melgund; Texel £87 Redford Smithy; Suff.x £83 Denbrae.