Wed 22 February [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 22 February

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 37 Prime Cattle and 818 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (9) sold to 247p per kg for a 628kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath and to £1551 per head for a 628kg Limousin again from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 234p per kg.

Heifers (16) sold to 246p per kg for a 567kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1449 per head for a Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd, Forfar to average 234p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Bullocks –

Lim. 244p Woodhead of Mailer, 240p Gask, 236p Nethermyres, 234p Nethermyres; BRB 234p Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. 242p Mill of Inverarity, 242p Woodhead of Mailer, 241p West Bog, 241p Woodhead of Mailer, 240p Nethermyres, 239p Mill of Inverarity, 238p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1551 & £1526 Nethermyres, £1460 Woodhead of Mailer, £1454 Gask, £1448 Nethermyres, £1437 Woodhead of Mailer; BRB £1383 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1449 West Bog, £1438 Gask, £1419 West Bog,£1414 Mill of Inverarity, £1406 Nethermyres; Ch. £1397 Craignathro.

CAST COWS

Cast Cows (12) sold to 141p per kg for a 808kg Charolais from Shandford and to £1200 per head for a 909kg Charolais  from Tullywhanland.

Leading Prices per kg.-

Ch. 141p & 138p Shandford; Lim. 140p Shandford, 139p Tullywhanland; BRB 135p Tullywhanland; Abe. 130p Tullywhanland.

Leading Prices per head –

Ch. £1200 Tullywhanland, £1185, £1140 & £1045 Shandford; Lim. £1105 Tullywhanland, £990 Shandford; BRB £1025 Tullywhanland; Abe. £1020 Tullywhanland.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (706) sold to a top of 211.2p per kg for a 44.5kg Beltex from A. Strachan, Clochie and £94 for the same sheep to average 164.5p per kg (plus 2.5p per kg)

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 197.8p Mains of Balhall; Belt. 195.7p Er. Balgillo; Tex.x 190.5p Mains of Balhall; Belt. x 187.5p Er. Balgillo; Cont. 181.7p Cairncortie.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £90 (twice) Er. Balgillo; Tex.x £90 Mains of Balhall; Tex. £87 Torrax; Cont. £86 Heatherstacks; Suff. £80 Clochie; B.F. £69.50 Heatherstacks.

Cast Ewes & Rams (112)

Tex. £82 Clochie; Suff. £75.50 Clochie; Tex.x £74 Grangehall; Mule £70 Crudie Acres; Cont. £70 Wairds of Alpity; Blackface £45 Nether Drumheads.