Wed 22 June [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 22 June

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  32  Prime Cattle and 287 Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 234p per kilo for a 609 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1425 for the same animal purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 213p per kg.

Heifers (26) sold to 248p per kilo for a 528 kg Limousin from Nethermyres  and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1405 per head for a 576 kg Limousin from West Bog again purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman to average 216p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p Nethermyres, 210 Roepark, 205p Chapel of Barras, 204p & 200p Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. 244p West Bog, 242p Gask, 240p West Bog, 230p Gask, 228p Roepark, 226p Pityot, 218p Mains of Melgund & Riggs; Char. 220p Chapel of Barras.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1370 & £1228 Pitgarvie, £1349 Nethermyres, £1339 Roepark.

Heifers –

Lim. £1368 Gask, £1341 West Bog, £1309 Nethermyres, £1296, £1288 & £1286 Mains of Melgund, £1274 Craignathro; Char. £1302 & £1268 Pityot.

PRIME SHEEP

A good show of 211 Spring Lambs met a sharper trade on the week.  Lambs sold to 223p for a 43kg Continental from Mrs Helga Irvine, West Pitcorthie and to £99 for a 46.5kg Texel from the Firm of William Mather & Sons, Shandford to average 187.8p. (plus 17.8p on the week).

SQQ Lambs ave. 204.7p

Leading Prices per kilo –

Cont. 217.8p West Pitcorthie; Suff. 213p Shandford; Texel 212.9p Shandford; Texel x 210.8p Broadshade.

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £98 West Pitcorthie; Texel X £98 Broadshade; Suff. £98 Shandford; Texel £96 Blinkbonny.

Prime Hoggs (20) sold to £61 for a 55kg Texel from Inverdovat Farms.

Other Leading Prices –

Texel £55 Drumyellow; Texel X £54.50 Bruxiehill.

Cast Ewes & Rams (56) were forward, peaking at £104 for a pair of Texel Ewes from Inverdovat Farms.

Other leading Prices –

Texel £100 Blinkbonny, £84 Inverdovat; Texel X £92.50 Newton of Guthrie; Beltex £82 Balbrydie.