Wed 28 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 28 September

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  29  Prime Cattle and Cast Cows  and  1063  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (11) sold to 242p per kg for a 608kg Limousin from Craignathro and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £1567 per head for a 664kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 232p per kg.

Heifers (17) sold to 254p per kg for a 553kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B.  Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1459 per head for 603kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 228p per kg.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 239p Nethermyres, 239p & 238p South Ballo, 237p (twice) 236p Nethermyres, 230p & 228p Woodhead of Mailer, 218p Millbank (Udny).

Heifers –

Lim. 248p West Bog, 244p South Ballo, 242p Nethermyres, 238p Craignathro, 237p Nethermyres, 235p Millbank (Udny); BA 217p Millbank (Udny); Sim. 222p Pityot; Char. 218p Pityot; Saler X 216p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1564, £1538 & £1536 Nethermyres, £1478 Millbank (Udny), £1471 Craignathro, £1453 Millbank (Udny).

Heifers –

Lim. £1418, £1414 West Bog, £1404 & £1360 Nethermyres, £1358 Craignathro, £1357 Pityot, £1334 Millbank (Udny); BA £1345 Millbank (Udny); Sim. £1369 Whitehall; Char. £1260 Pityot.

Cows (1)

Sim. £1110 (128p) Whitehall.

PRIME SHEEP

A mixed Show of 768 Lambs were forward with leaner, plainer types harder to cash. Lambs sold to 200p for a pen of 46kg Texels from the Firm of J. & D. Finlayson, Largie and to £92 for the same lot to average 166p (back 1.5p on the week).

Leading Prices per kilo -

Beltex 190.3p Clochie, 189.6p Southtown of Melgund; Texel 187.1p Hallhill (Collessie), 182p Templeton & Southtown of Melgund; Suffolk 175p Templeton, 173.2p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £91 Templeton & Southtown of Melgund, £88 Loch of Liff; Beltex £91 Southtown of Melgund, £88.50 Clochie; Suffolk £87.50 Templeton, £85 Loch of Liff; Cheviot £85.50 Hallhill (Collessie).

A Stronger show of 295 Cast Ewes were forward with trade slighty up on the week. Top Price of the day went to Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion for a pen of Texel Ewes reaching £90.

Other leading Prices –

Beltex £89 Balbrydie; Suffolk £84 Redford; Texel £80 Fernbrae; Cross £70.50 Redford; Cont. £66 Redford & Tomlea; B.F. £56 Viola Cottage.