Wed 30 September [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 30 September

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 17 Prime Cattle, 2 Cows and 1 Bull  also 552 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (3) sold to 266p and £1561.42 for a 587kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask selling to James Ewart Ltd. to average 259.9p.

Heifers (14) sold to 278p for a 531kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres selling to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1741.68 for a 708 kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 251.5p.

Leading Prices per kg.-

BULLOCKS -

BRB 260p Nethermyres; Lim. 254p Nethermyres.

HEIFERS –

Lim. 264p West Bog; Lim. 258p Nethermyres & West Bog; Cont. 256p Craignathro Farms Ltd.; Cont.x 254p Gask & Nethermyres.

Leading Prices per head –

BULLOCKS -

BRB £1526.20 Nethermyres; Lim. £1534.16 Nethermyres.

HEIFERS  -

Lim. £1687.20 Gask; Lim.x £1612.90 Gask; Cont. £1570.80 West Bog; Cont. x £1524.78 West Bog.

COWS (2)   -    B.Sh. £625 and Sim. £600 Cairncross

BULL – B.Sh. £600 Cairncross

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Sheep ( 454) sold to 153.3p for 45kg Beltex’s from the Firm of W. Mather & Sons, Shandford selling to Flemings of Arbroath and to £75 (twice) for 49.5kg Beltex’s from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall selling to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., and for 54kg Texels from G.W.S. Greenhill, Loyal Farm to Yorkes of Dundee Ltd.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Belt. 151.5p Todhall; Belt. 151p Todhall; Cont. 148.9p Todhall; Suff. 148.3p Southtown of Melgund; Suff.x 144.1p Southtown of Melgund; Down 143.7p Southtown of Melgund; Tex. 146.3p Mains of Balhall; Tex.x 144p Over Baldinnie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £75 Loyal; Belt. £74 Todhall; Belt. £71.50 Todhall; Cont. £71 Nether Middleton & Loyal; Suff. £70 Loyal; Tex.x £70 Nether Middleton & Loyal; Suff.x £69 Pitcorthie; Down £69 New Gilston.

Cast Ewes & Rams (98)

Ewes -

Tex. £84 Nether Middleton; Suff. £75 Clochie; Belt. £74 Todhall; Belt.x £60 Todhall; Tex.x £60 Millburn; Cross £58 Clochie; B.F. £54 Nether Drumheads.

Rams  -

Tex. £64 Millburn.