Wed 14 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 14 September

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  25  Prime Cattle and Cows  and  1105  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) sold to 248p per kilo for a Limousin and to £1517 per head for the same animal from the Gask and purchased by Messrs T. & A. Rennie, Butchers, Forfar to average 239.6p.

Heifers (18) sold to 248p per kilo (twice) for Limousin’s  from Nethermyres both purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1504 per head for a Limousin from Gask and purchased by Messrs J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 225.9p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 246p Gask; Lim. X 235p & 230p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 238p Craignathro & Nethermyres; Lim. x 237p West Bog, 234p (twice) Gask; Char. 220p Leyshade.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1517.76 Gask, £1466.40 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1505.62 Gask, £1407.78 West Bog; B. Short. £1272.60 Glenisa & Glencally; Char. x £1237.68 & £1231.20 Leyshade.

 Cows (3)

Lim. 135.6p and £975 per head Cairnleith; Lim. x 133.3p and £920 per head Cairnleith.

PRIME SHEEP (851)

All classes of prime lambs were easier on the week, in particular lighter weight lambs. Lambs sold to 202.4p for a pen of 42.5kg Beltex’s from Messrs D. Smith, Scobshaugh and to £90 for a pen of 48kg Beltex Crosses from Witton Farms to average 170.5p (down 8.5p on the week)

SQQ ave 179.7p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 200p Scobshaugh, 191.1p Shandford; Texel 181.4p Mains of Balhall, 180.6p Hallhill (Collessie); Suff. 179.2p Witton.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £89 Uras, £88.50 Hallhill (Collessie); Beltex £88 Clochie, £86 Shandford; Suffolk £86.50 West Pitcorthie, £86 Witton.

Cast Ewes and Rams (254)

All classes £8 - £10 cheaper on the week, top price of the day went to Messrs D. Smith, Scobshaugh for a pen of Texel Ewes reaching  £73.

Other Leading Prices –

Texel £70 (twice) Beech Wynd; Cont. £70 West Mains of Turin; Beltex £68 Scobshaugh; Texel Cross £62 Balnabroich; Cross £58 Scobshaugh.