Wed 18 January [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 18 January

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  34  Prime Cattle and 672 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 238p per kg for a 616kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and £1476 per head for a 671 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 227p per kg.

Heifers (29) sold to 250p per kg for a 546 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail or to £1444 per head for a 597kg Limousin from Nethermyres  and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 222p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 230p, 228p & 224p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 242p Nethermyres, 236p Mill of Inverarity, 235p Nethermyres & West Bog, 234p Mill of Inverarity, 234p Gask, 230p Nethermyres, 226p South Ballo, 223p Pityot, 222p Wester Coldrain.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1467 & £1442 Nethermyres, £1466 Gask.

Heifers –

£1432 Craignathro, £1405 Nethermyres, £1379 West Bog, £1375 Craignathro, £1365 West Bog, £1364 Mill of Inverarity, £1362 Pityot, £1351 South Ballo.

PRIME SHEEP

A good show of 610 Prime Hoggs were forward with trade similar on the week. Hoggs sold to 186.8p for a 38 kg Texel from A. & F. Skene, Cairncross and to £82 for a pen of 48kg Beltex’s from R. & A. Stodart, Mill of Inverarity to average 161.3p

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 172.2p South Ballo, 171.8p Hallhill (Edzell); Beltex 170.8p Mill of Inverarity; Suffolk 177.6p Cairnleith, 172.1p Minard; Cont. 170.2p Nethermyres; 

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £80 Nethermyres; Texel £79.50 Parkhill, £79 South Ballo; Beltex £76 Mill of Inverarity; B.F. £66 Viola Cottage; Cross £74.50 Wester Coul.

Cast Ewes & Rams (62) sold to £79.50 for a pen of Suffolk Ewes from D. & I. Mackintosh, Kirkton of Kingoldrum.

Other Leading Prices –

Texel £78.50 Cairnleith, £70.50 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Cross £64.50 Cairnleith & Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Suff. £64.50 Kirkton of Kingoldrum.