Wed 26 October [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 26 October

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  49  Prime Cattle, and Cast Cows also  575 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (11) sold to 248p per kg for a 613kg Limousin from Nether Myres and purchased by Fleming  Butchers, Arbroath and to £1631 per head for a 722kg  BDA again from Nether Myres and purchased by J. Chapman, Wishaw to average 224p/kg

 

Heifers (22) sold to 252p/kg twice, firstly for a 534kg Limousin from Nether Myres and purchased by Penman, Crail and also for a 537kg Limousin from West Bog, also purchased by Penman, Crail and to £1426 per head for a 607kg Limousin to average 229p/kg.

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks –

Lim. 244p Nether Myres, 238p Craignathro, 234p, 232p Wester Coldrain, 231p Chapel of Barras, 219p Spittal.  Simmental 202p and 196p Spittal.  Char. 217p Wester Coldrain

Heifers –

Lim. 247p, 245p and 236p Nether Myres, 238p Craignathro, 235p and 234p South Ballo, 232p Chapel of Barras, 231p and 229p Millbank (Udny), 227p and 226p Pityot.

Leading Prices per Head –

Bullocks –

Lim £1583, £1520 Nether Myres,  £1428 Craignathro, £1416 Chapel of Barras, £1370 Spittal, £1306 Wester Coldrain; Simmental £1268 & £1203 Spittal.

Heifers –

Lim.  £1420 Craignathro, £1416, £1357 & £1356 Nether Myres, £1378 Pityot, £1355 South Ballo, £1353 West Bog, £1334 Pityot, £1304 Millbank (Udny),  Char. £1329 Wester Coldrain.

Cows (16) sold to £1225 and 142p per kg to average 128p/kg.

Lim. £1225 (136p per kg), £1100 (134p per kg) Cairnleith, BRB £1205 (142p per kg), £1140 (137p per kg) Cairnleith, Sim. £1105 (138p per kg) Cairnleith, BDA £1060 (138p per kg) Cairnleith.

 

PRIME SHEEP

With only 338 lambs forward, numbers were short for buyers’ requirements leading to a sharper trade on the week.  Lambs sold to 202.3p per kilo for a pair of 44kg Texels from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion and to £92 for a 70kg Texel from Colin Wilson, Sidlaw View to average 160.5p (up 8.5p on the week).

Leading Prices per kilo -

Suffolk 191.6p Mains of Dalrulzion, 184p Southtown of Melgund; Texel 183.3p Mains of Dalrulzion, 170.3p West Bogton; Beltex 178.2 and 178p Mill of Inverarity; Texel Cross 166.7p Over Baldinnie.

Leading Prices per Head –

Suffolk £91 Mains of Dalrulzion, £86.50 Southtown of Melgund; Texel £90 Sidlaw View, £89 Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex £90 & £89 Mill of Inverarity, Cheviot £82.50 Hallhill (Collessie).

Also forward were 181 cast ewes and rams with trade similar on the week.  Top price of the day went to Mr Paul Simpson, Beech Wynd for a pair of Texel ewes making £86.50.  Other leading prices Texel £77 Mains of Dalrulzion , £67 Rossie Home Farms; Suffolk £72 Townhead; Mule £64 Rossie Home Farms; Cross £64 Clatto, £63 Margie; Continental £62 Clatto; BF £40 Margie.