Wed 12 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 12 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  34  Prime Cattle  and   902  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (9) sold  to 246p per kg twice for a 529 kg Charolais from Chapel of Barras and purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd. and for a 607 kg Limousin from Nethermyres also purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd. and £1581.55 for a 673 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman Ltd., Wishaw to average 219.1p per kg.

Heifers (21) sold to 254p per kg for a 545 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and £1466.61 for a 589 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 231.6p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 238p, 235p & 230p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 253p Nethermyres, 250p West Bog, 249p & 246p Nethermyres; BRB 240p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1568.42, £1493.22 & £1393.80 Nethemyres; Char. £1301.34 Chapel of Barras; Sim. £1231.20 Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

BRB £1425.60 Craignathro; Lim. £1396.98 Chapel of Barras, £1388.97 Nethermyres.

Cows (4) 

A.A. £1130 (139.3p) St. Fort.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (850) sold to a top of 245.2p per kg for 42kg Beltex’s from Glenmoy and £103 for the same sheep to average 173.2p per kg (plus 4.5p on the week).

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 220.2p Middlehill; Belt. 214.3p Er. Balgillo; Belt.x 207.4p Er. Balgillo; Cont. 200p Mill of Inverarity; Tex.x 197.1p Heatherstacks.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £98 Middlehill; Tex.x £96 Cairncortie; Belt. £96 Er. Balgillo; Belt. x £93 Newmill; B.F. £72 Drumyellow.

Cast Ewes & Rams (52)

Belt. £115 & £110 Shandford; Suff. £100 Kirkton of Kingoldrum and Balbrydie; Cont. £90 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Cross £65 Shandford.