Wed 14 December [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 14 December

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 20 Prime Cattle and Cows also 613 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 234p per kg for a 616 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw and to £1481.20 per head for a 644kg BAx also from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 222p per kg.

Heifers (13) sold to 253p per kg for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1384.98 per head for a 563 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by R. Watt Butchers, Forfar to average 232p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 230p & 226p Nethermyres; BAx 230p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 246p Mill of Inverarity, 242p Nethermyres, 240p West Bog; BRB 232p Woodhead of Mailer, 230p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1478.90 & £1441.44 Nethermyres; Sim. £1282.34 Millbank (Udny).

Heifers –

Lim. £1381.38 Nethermyres, £1375.88 Mill of Inverarity; BRB £1380 Craignathro.

PRIME SHEEP

A very mixed show of only 395 lambs met an easier trade this week for all classes.  Lambs sold to 197.7p for a 43.5kg Beltex from Messrs D. Smith, Scobshaugh and to £98 for a 50 kg Beltex from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion to average 152p (back 14.5p on the week)

Leading Prices per kg –

Beltex 196p & 191.1p Mains of Dalrulzion, 179.8p Shandford, 178.9p Todhall; Texel 191.1p Loyal, 160.5p Wester Coul; Suff. 160.3p Tomlea.

Leading Prices per head –

Beltex £93 Todhall, £89 Mains of Dalrulzion, £86 Scobshaugh; Texel £86 Loyal, £83.50 Nethermyres, £81 Henderston Farms, £78.50 Prieston.

Cast Ewes & Rams (218)

A Good show of Cast Ewes & Rams met a firmer trade this week. Top Price of £100 was reached twice for Texel Ewes from A. Robertson, Over Baldinnie and Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion.

Other Leading Prices –

Bleu Du Maine £81 Scobshaugh; Texel £80 Over Baldinnie, £75 Mains of Dalrulzion, £73.50 Balconnel; Suffolk £80 Wester Oathlaw, £78 Over Baldinnie; Cross £71 Scobshaugh; Cheviot £70 Mains of Dalrulzion; BFL £56 Carroch; BF £49 Tomlea, £46 Glenisla & Glencally.

 

PLEASE NOTE:- WEDNESDAY, 21ST  AND 28TH DECEMBER 2016 at 11 a.m.

                             SALE OF PRIME SHEEP ONLY

                             WEDNESDAY, 4TH JANUARY, 2017

                               SALE OF PRIME CATTLE AND SHEEP AS NORMAL