Wed 29 June [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 29 June

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 35 Prime Cattle and 451 Prime Sheep.  

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (11) sold to 230p per kilo for a 535 kilo Limousin from Woodhead of Mailer and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1464 per head for a 732kg Limousin again from Woodhead of Mailer and purchased by Chapman Butchers, Wishaw to average 211p per kg.

Heifers (23) sold to 248p per kilo for a 517 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1340 per head for a 554 kilo Limousin from West Bog and both purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to average 219p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 226p Mill of Inverarity, 222p Nethermyres, 218p Gask, 212p Pitgarvie; Char. 208p Fawsyde, 195p Woodhead of Mailer.

Heifers –

Lim. 242p West Bog, 234p Riggs, 229p Gask, 228p Mill of Inverarity,  Nethermyres (twice)  and South Ballo and West Bog, 222p Craignathro; Sim. 194p Pitgarvie.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1394 Mill of Inverarity, £1362 Gask, £1347 Nethermyres, £1320 Fawsyde, £1268 Riggs, £1230 Woodhead of Mailer; Char. £1347 Woodhead of Mailer, £1304 Fawsyde.

Heifers –

Lim. £1295 South Ballo, £1282 Nethermyres, £1280 South Ballo, £1276 Nethermyres, £1258 Riggs, £1256 & £1254 Pityot; Sim. X £1259 Pitgarvie.

Cows (1)

Char. £880 (117p) Whitehall

PRIME SHEEP

Spring Lambs (283) met a sharper trade on the week with all classes keenly bid for. Lambs sold to 251.2p for a 43kg Beltex from Alexander Strachan, Clochie and to £108 for the same sheep to average 202.1p (plus 14.3p on the week).

SQQ Lambs averaged 207.3p

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 246p Mill of Inverarity; Texel 225.3p Southtown of Melgund , 219p Templeton; Texel x 221.3p Roundhillock.

Leading Prices per head –

Beltex £107 Mill of Inverarity; Texel £104 Templeton; Texel x £100 Goddens; Suffolk £100 Clochie.

Cast Ewes, Hoggets and Rams (168)

Top Price of £150 was bid for a Pair of Beltex ewes from Messrs D. Smith, Scobshaugh.

Other Leading Ewe Prices  -

Suffolk £130 West Pitcorthie; Suffolk X £118 Upper Tulloes; Texel x £115 Hillhead of Careston; Cross £95 Prieston.

Rams –

Beltex £74 Mains of Dalrulzion; Texel £71 Torrax.