Wed 29 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 29 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  30 Prime Cattle and  Cast Cows and 807 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) sold to 243p per kg for a 628kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and £1526.04 gross for the same animal to average 216.4p per kg.

Heifers (15) sold to 260p per kg for a 546 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and £1423 gross for a 574kg from Gask and purchased by Scott Brothers, Dundee to average 234p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 243p, 236p & 234p Nethermyres; Sim.x 205p Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. 260p Gask, 250p Nethermyres, 248p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1524.24 & £1523 Craignathro; Sim. x £1299 & £1285 Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. £1423 & £1419 Gask, Char.x £1419 Craignathro, A.A. x £1313 Pityot.

Cows (5)

A.A. £1200  (126p) St. Fort; Saler £1070 (139p) East Cammock; Char. £970 (132p) Pitreuchie; Linc. Red £970 (133p) St. Fort.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (703) sold to a top of 200p per kg for a 42kg Tex. from Hatton of Cargill and £90 for a 53kg from Newbigging of Ceres to average 172.3p per kg. SQQ’s average 187p.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £90 (twice) Newbigging of Ceres; B.Tex £90 Newbigging of Ceres; Tex.x £90 Middlehill; Cont. £87.50 Gibsonhall; Beltex £87 Newbigging of Ceres; Suff. £85 Southtown of Melgund & Uras; B.F. £76.50 Heatherstacks.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 200p Hatton of Cargill; B.Tex. 197p Hatton of Cargill; Tex. 196p Gibsonhall; Cont. 196p Gibsonhall; Suff. 172p & 170p Southtown of Melgund.

Cast Ewes & Rams (108)

Tex. £95.50 Balconnel; Tex.x £87.50 Greenford; B.F. £47.50 Pityot; Mule £72.50 Uras