Wed 1 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 1 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 28 Prime Cattle and 487 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 250p per kg for a 628 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1570 per head for the same beast and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 232p per kg.

Heifers (22) sold to 254p per kg for a 561kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B Penman, Crail and to £1452 per head for 605 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 225p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 241p, 234p, 220p Nethermyres, 217p Wr. Coldrain.

Heifers –

245p (twice) Mill of Inverarity & West Bog, 244p (twice) Nethermyres, 240p Gask, 235p Craignathro, 234p Nethermyres, 233p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1513, £1476, £1474 Nethermyres, £1360 Wr. Coldrain.

Heifers –

Lim. £1445 Mill of Inverarity, £1443 West Bog, £1424 & £1406 Nethermyres, £1383 Craignathro, £1364 West Bog, £1361 Gask.

Bulls (1)

Sim. £1315 (162p per kg) Peasiehill.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (402) sold to a top of 212p per kg and £96.50 for a 45 kg Beltex from Balbrydie to average 164p per kg (up 8p on the week). SQQ 174p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Tex. 210p Torrax; BDM 197p Hatton of Cargill; Cont. 195p Balbrydie; Belt. x 195p Hatton of Cargill; Suff. 182p Hatton of Cargill; B.F. 168p Heatherstacks..

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £94.50 Torrax; Tex.x  £92 Torrax; Belt. £90.50 Balbrydie; Cont. £88.50 Torrax; Suff. £85.50 Heatherstacks; B.F. £74 Heatherstacks.

Cast Ewes & Rams (85)

Belt. £86.50 Er. Balgillo; Tex. £86.50 Er. Balgillo; Cont. £86.50 Er. Balgillo; Tex. £82.50 Grangehall; H.B. £81.50 Grangehall; Chev. £75.50 Er. Balgillo; Mule £75 Grangehall.