Wed 16 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 16 September

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 17  Prime Cattle and 3 Cows  and 1546   Prime Lambs and  Ewes.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (3) sold to 254p for a 557kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask selling to Flemings Butchers, Arbroath and to £1515.28 for a 611 kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 250.6p.

Heifers (14) sold to 272p for a 495kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres selling to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1572.32 for a 634kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask selling to Messrs T. & A. Rennie Ltd., Forfar to average 237.8p.

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p & 248p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

BAx 260p Nethermyres; Lim. 252p Craignathro Farms; Lim.x 248 Gask; Cont. 244p Mill of Inverarity; Cont. x 242p West Bog.

Leading Prices per head:-

Bullocks –

Lim. £1450 and £1414.78 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

BAx £1279.20 Nethermyres; Lim. £1438.68 West Bog; Lim.x £1408.92 Nethermyres; Cont. £1406.16 Craignathro Farms; Cont. £1403 Mill of Inverarity.

Cows (3)

Short. £750 & £740 Cairncross.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (1160) sold to 170p for 40kg Beltexs from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £80 for 49kg Texels from the Firm of Peter Alexander, Mains of Mause to average 147.1p.

Quality handyweight lambs sold to a good steady trade, but any lambs lacking in cover were trickier to well.

SQQ Lambs ave. 153.5p

Leading Prices per kg.:-

Belt. 165.2p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.x 163.8p Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. 163.3p Mains of Mause; Tex. 163p Shandford; Tex.x 162p Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Suff. 154.1p Shandford & Lednathie Est.; Suff. X 153.6p Westerton; Down 151.3p Balbrydie; Cross 134.5p Purgavie; Char. 139.1p Nether Logie.

Leading Prices per head:-

Tex. £77.50 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £77 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £77 Clochie; Tex.x £76 Uras; Belt.x £74 Hillhead of Careston; Suff.x £74 Clochie; Cont. £73.50 Mains of Dalrulzion; Down £72.50 Purgavie; Char. £64 Nether Logie; Cross £63 Mains of Creuchies.

Cast Ewes and Rams (386)

Suff. £90 Easterton of Gagie; Tex. £86 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. X £84 Upper Tulloes; Tex. £83 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Belt. £81 Balbrydie; Char. £81 Balbrydie; Down £80 Hillhead of Careston; Belt.x £80 Balbrydie; Cont. £80 Mains of Dalrulzion; Chev. £70 Ashmore & Strone; H.B. £70 North Balluderon; Cross £62 Ashmore & Strone; B.F. £52 Glenisla;