Wed 22 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 22 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  28 Prime Cattle and  Cast Cows and 840  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (7) sold to 248p per kg for a 581kg  Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by The Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and £1572.21 for a 647kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and also purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 228.8p per kg.

Heifers (18) sold to 248p per kg (twice) for a 549 kg Limousin  from Gask purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and 553 kg Limousin from Nethermyres purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and £1480.36 for a Charolais from Gask and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 228.3p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks -

Lim. 243p, 238p (twice) Nethermyres.  

Heifers –

Lim. 242p West Bog & Nethermyres; 239p West Bog.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1558.90 & £1513.68 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1450.00 & £1422.05 West Bog.

Cows (3)

A.A. £1090 St. Fort; A.A. x £990 Woodside of Aberlemno

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (704) sold to a top of 214p per kg for a 43kg Tex. from Messrs D.N. Jackson, Mains of Melgund and £93.50 for a 44kg from Mr. J. Buchan, Torrax to average 171.2p per kg. SQQ 176p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 212p, 205p & 198p Torrax; Suff. 200p & 184p Hatton of Cargill, 183p Leoch, 181p Glenmoy, 180p Redford Smithy; Bel. 197p & 191p Balbrydie; 190p Tewel, 188p Torrax & Glenmoy; AOB 197p Balbrydie, 195p Hatton of Cargill, 188p Gibsonhall, 187p Glenmoy.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £92 Mains of Melgund, £91.50 & £90.50 Torrax, £89 Newmill of Inshewan, £88 Hatton of Cargill; Suff. £87 Heatherstacks, £86 & £84 Torrax, £84 Hatton of Cargill, £83.50 Tewel; Bel. £89 & £86 Balbrydie, £85 Torrax, £84 Tewel; AOB £85 Gibsonhall, £82.50 Tewel, £82 Gibsonhall, £82 Hatton of Cargill.

Cast Ewes & Rams (136)

Suff. £99.50 Uras, £90.50 Greenford; Tex. £95.50 & £73.50 Greenford, £72.50 Whitehills; Cross £75.50 Archgrove, £72.50 Greenford, £69.50 Uras.