Wed 9 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 9 September

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 22  Prime Cattle and  1118 Prime Lambs and  Ewes.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 254p and £1562.10 for a 615kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to Falconer Butchers, Arbroath to average 245.8p.

Heifers (15) sold to 272p for a 561kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog selling to J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1598.50 for a 695kg Charolais from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to W.E. Fairlie to average 245.3p.

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks –

Lim. 252p & 248p Nethermyres; Lim.x  246p & 230p South Ballo.

Heifers –

Lim. 268p & 250p Nethermyres; Lim. x 252p West Bog; Cont. 248p Craignathro & South Ballo; Cont.x 246p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head:-

Bullocks –

Lim. £1559.92 & £1474.20 Nethermyres; Lim.x £1465.10 and £1421.88 South Ballo.

Heiers –

Lim. £1567.36 Craignathro; Lim.x £1525.92 West Bog; Cont. £1510.40 Gask; Cont.x £1453.86 South Ballo.

Cows –

A.A. £900 Dunlappie

Young Bull –

Lincoln Red £770 St. Fort Farm

PRIME SHEEP  

Prime Lambs (956) sold to 175.9p for 41.5kg Beltex’s from Messrs M.A. Steele & Co., Goddens to James Ewart Ltd., Forfar and to £80 for 48kg Beltex’s also from the Goddens to James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 145.7p.

Handyweight lambs were easily sold, but heavier type lambs were harder to sell.

SQQ Lambs averaged 155.6p

Leading Prices per kg.-

Belt. 169.5p Goddens; Belt.x 166.7p Goddens; Cont. 163.4p Easter Cash; Tex 158.8p Gyratesmyre; Tex.x 156.3p Nochnarry; Suff. 151.8p Tomlea & Lednathie; Suff.x 151.1p Tomlea; Down 149p Mid Gallowhill; Char.x 157p Doldy Farms; Cross 144.8p Newton Farm; Hamp. 139.5p Mosshead.

Leading Prices per head-

Tex. £75 Nochnarry; Tex. £74.50 Hillhead of Careston; Suff. £74 Mid Gallowhill; Char. £73.50 Doldy Farms;  Belt. £73 Goddens; Suff.x £73 Mid Gallowhill; Down £72 Laighwood & Wester Bleaton; Cont. £69.50 Goddens; Cross £69.50 Newton Farm; Hamp. £62 Mosshead.

Cast Ewes (162)

Suff. £100 Witton, £96 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Down £94 North Mains of Baldovan; Belt. £87 Witton; Suff. X £86 North Mains of Baldovan, £82 Drumyellow; Mule £74 Redford; Chev. £70 Laighwood; B.F. £47 Laighwood;  B.F. wdrs £60 Millden.