Wed 8 February [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 8 February

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 32 Prime Cattle and OTM’s  and 822 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) sold to 254p per kg for a 610kg Charolais from Nethermyres and purchased by W. E. Fairlie, Letham, and to £1557 per head for a 618 kg Limousin again from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 230p per kg.

Heifers (21) sold to 254p per kg for a 545kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1548 per head for a 645 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers to average 235p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 252p, 232p & 226p Nethermyres, 214p Chapel of Barras ; Char. 232p Nethermyres, 218p Shandford.

Heifers –

Lim. 248p Nethermyres, 245p (twice) Woodhead of Mailer, 244p Nethermyres & West Bog, 240p (3 times) Gask (twice) & Woodhead of Mailer, 237p Wester Coldrain, 234p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1542 & £1523 Nethermyres, £1377 & £1352 Chapel of Barras; Char. £1557 & £1549 (twice) Nethermyres, £1200 Shandford.

Heifers –

Lim. £1485 Woodhead of Mailer, £1462 Craignathro, £1459 West Bog, £1447 Gask, £1419 West Bog, £1396 Woodhead of Mailer, £1384 & £1359 Nethermyres, £1343 Wester Coldrain; BRB £1320 Craignathro.

Cows/Bulls (3)

Sim. X Cow £865 (113p per kg) Scobshaugh

Lim. Bull £1150 (112p per kg) Scobshaugh

Here. Bull £1000 (97p) Balmossie

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (610) sold to a top of £104 for a Texel from Messrs B. Findlay, Er. Balgillo to average 167p. SQQ’s average 176p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 216p Scobshaugh, 210p Balbrydie; Belt. 204p Er. Balgillo, 197p Scobshaugh; Cont. 196p Er. Balgillo; Tex.x. 195p Over Baldinnie; Suff. 176p Shandford, 174p Tomlea; Mules 165p Gibsonhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £104 Er. Balgillo, £94 Cairncortie; Belt. £93.50 & £93 Er. Balgillo; Cont. £91 Scobshaugh; Tex.x £90 Er. Balgillo; Suff. £80 Hatton of Cargill, £79 Shandford; Mules £74.50 Henderston Farms.

Ewes & Rams (131)

Tex. £108 Shandford, £97.50 Over Baldinnie; Suff. £88.50 Over Baldinnie; Cont. £89.50 Meikle Tullo; Chev. £59.50 Ashmore & Strone Est.; Chev. £57.50 Henderston Farms; B.F. £40.50 Henderston Farms; X £57.50 Henderston Farms.

STORE SHEEP (81)

Tex. Hoggs £59 Scobshaugh, Suff. Hoggs £54 Tomlea