FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 30 November
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 58 Prime Cattle and Cast Cows also 1177 Prime Sheep.
Bullocks (18) sold to 260p per kg for a 567kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and to £1540 per head for 604kg Limousin from Nethermyres again purchased by W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 230p per kg.
Heifers (37) sold to 264p per kg for a 565kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by R. Watt, Butchers, Forfar and to £1524 per head for a 600 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 231p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Lim. 259p Mill of Inverarity, 258p, 255p & 250p Nethermyres, 248p Mill of Inverarity, 244p Nethermyres, 230p Craignathro, 220p Cairnleith, 217p Spittal; Char. 256p Woodhead of Mailer, 222p & 214p Spittal; A.A. 210p & 207p Angle Park; B.Short. 210p Woodhead of Mailer.
Lim. 262p Nethermyres, 258p West Bog & Nethermyres (twice), 256p Nethermyres, 254p & 252p West Bog, 249p Gask, 248p Woodhead of Mailer; 246p Craignathro, 245p South Ballo, 239p (twice) Pityot; 237p Wr. Coldrain.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1510 & £1493 Nethermyres, £1491 Cairnleith, £1489 Mill of Inverarity, £1486 Nethermyres, £1481 Craignathro, £1474 Gask; Char. £1514 Spittal, £1497 Woodhead of Mailer; B.Short. £1478 Woodhead of Mailer; A.A. £1302 Angle Park.
Lim. £1491 Gask, £1460 Pityot, £1442 Craignathro, £1425 Nethermyres, £1418 Mill of Inverarity, £1414 Nethermyres, £1411 Gask, £1408 South Ballo & West Bog, £1402 Pityot; Char. £1427 Woodhead of Mailer.
BRB £1000 (122p per kg) Cairnleith; Saler X £785 (108p per kg) Kinclune; High.x £460 Kinclune.
A larger show of 1048 lambs met an easier trade on the week for all classes. Lambs sold to 186.7p for a pen of 45kg Texels from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion and to £90 for a pen of 51kg Texels from the same home to average 167.5p (back 7p on the week).
Leading Prices per kilo –
Beltex 186.2p & 184.6p Balbrydie, 182.8p Mill of Inverarity, 181.8p Balbrydie; 178p Clochie; Texel 184.8p Cairnleith, 181.8p Mains of Dalrulzion, 181.2p Greenford, 177.9p South Ballo; Suff. 180.9p Mill of Inverarity, 179.3p Westerton, 178.5p Cairnleith, 176.5p Ashmore & Strone Est. Ltd.
Leading Prices per head –
Beltex £85 Mill of Inverarity, £84 Balbrydie & Mill of Inverarity, £81 Balbrydie; Texel £85 Myreton of Brighty and Mains of Dalrulzion, £84 Cairncortie & Mains of Dalrulzion; £82 Mains of Dalrulzion; £81 Newbarns; Suff. £85 Mill of Inverarity, £83 Mill of Inverarity, £82 Little Raith.
Also forward were 129 Cast Ewes & Rams with trade similar on the week. Top price of the day went to A. N. Rennie & Son, Nether Middleton for a Texel Ewe making £89.50.
Other Leading Ewe Prices –
Texel £87.50 Minard, £80 Minard, £78 Hallhill (Edzell) and Nether Middleton; Chev./Mule £75 North Mains of Balluderon; Chev. £60 Easter Cammock, £56 Mains of Pitcur; Cross £60 Mill of Inverarity, £58 Minard, £56 Mains of Pitcur; B.F. £45 Viola Cottage, £41 Glensaugh.