Wed 8 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 8 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime Cattle and  Cast Cows and  778  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (8) sold to 246p per kg (twice), firstly for a 629 kg Charolais from Nethermyres and to £1547 for the same beast and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and for a 613kg Limousin again from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 230.5p per kg.

Heifers (16) sold to 248p per kg for a 555 kg Limousin from Woodhead of Mailer and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1437 per head for a 625 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. to average 233p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 238p, 236p & 232p Nethermyres, 230p South Ballo; Char. 210p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 247p West Bog, 244p Nethermyres, 241p (twice) Craignathro & Gask; 240p Woodhead of Mailer; 238p Craignathro; A.A. 227p Woodhead of Mailer.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks -

Lim. £1512, £1507, £1452 Nethermyres; £1437 South Ballo.

Heifers –

Lim. £1412 West Bog, £1403 Nethermyres, £1401 & £1376 Woodhead of Mailer, £1364 Nethermyres, £1356 South Ballo; A.A. £1305 Woodhead of Mailer.

Cows (1)

Lim. £820 (119p per kg) Meikle Coull

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (656) sold to a top of £94.50 and 219.8p for a pen of Beltex’s from Glenmoy to average 161p per kg. SQQ’s ave. 168p.

Beltex £94.50 Glenmoy; Tex. £93 Torrax; Tex.x £90 (twice) Torrax; Belt.x £89.50 Balbrydie; Cont. £89.50 Torrax; Suff. £77.50 Heatherstacks.

Ewes & Rams (122)

Tex. £90 Fallaw; Tex.x  £89.50 Fallaw; Cont. £86.50 Midtown; Mule £67.50 Denbrae.