Wed 23 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 23 September

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 29 Prime Cattle and 1 Cow  and  1382  Prime Lambs and  Ewes.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (7) sold to 270p and £1665.90 for a 617kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath  to average 240.6p.

Heifers (21) sold to 266p for a 513kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1610.24 for a 629kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog selling to James Ewart Ltd. to average 221.2p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 256p Gask; Lim.x 254p Nethermyres; Cont. 248p Nethermyres; Char. 238p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 260p West Bog; Lim.x 258p Nethermyres; Cont. 256p West Bog; Cont. x 254p Craignathro, Gask & South Ballo; BRB 240p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Char. £1558.90 Gask; Lim. £1531.62 Nethermyers; Lim.x £1488 Nethermyres; Cont. £1456.64 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1557.03 Gask; Lim.x £1528.80 West Bog; Cont. £1518.92 Craignathro; Cont. x £1444.40 Craignathro; BRB £1560 Gask.

Cow sold to £930 for a Sim.x from G.A. Mackie Esq., Drimmie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (1066) sold to 184.7p for 42.5kg Texels from Finegand Estate and to £83 for 59kg Suffolks from James D. Watson & Son, Mill of Montague to average 147.6p.

SQQ to average 154.6p

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. £81 Finegand Est.;  Tex. X £78.50 Finegand Est.; Cont. £78 Mill of Montague; Belt. £77 Shandford; Suff. £72 Southtown of Melgund; Suff.x £71 Whitehills; Belt. £70 Shandford, Mill of Inverarity & Witton Farms; Down £70 Southtown of Melgund; Char. £68 Milton; Cross £65.50 Carroch.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Tex. 170.5p Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x 169p Finegand Est.; Cont. 168.8p Finegand Est.; Belt. 166.3p Shandford; Belt. X 160.4p Shandford; Suff. 158.3p Lednathie Est.; Suff. X 158.1p Tomlea; Char. 154.6p Milton;  Down 153.6p Newton Farm; Cross 146.3p Mains of Creuchies & Tomlea.

Cast Ewes & Rams  (326)

Cont. £84 Mill of Montague & Balconnel; Tex. £81 Clatto; Tex.x £75 Newton of Inshewan; BDM £75 Newton of Inshewan; Suff. £74 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Belt. £70 Pitairlie Cott.; Suff.X £70 Pitairlie Cott.; Cross £70 Newton of Inshewan & Kirkton of Kingoldrum; B.F. £50 Afflochie.