FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 19 April
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 30 Prime Cattle and OTM’s and 898 Prime Sheep.
Bullocks (9) sold to 246p per kg for a Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1535.47 for a Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J.Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 223p per kg.
Heifers (18) sold to 254p per kg for a Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and £1411.83 for a Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 238p per kg
Leading Prices per kg –
Lim. 245p Nethermyres, 238p Pityot, 236p & 233p Nethermyres.
Lim. 250p Nethermyres, 245p Craignathro, 243p Pityot,242p Nethermyres, 241p Chapel of Barras.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1493.88 Nethermyres, £1394.68 Pityot, £1381.80 Nethermyres, £1353.78 Pitgarvie.
Lim. £1397 & £1370.80 West Bog, £1365 Nethermyres, £1347.08 & £1335.25 Craignathro.
Linc. Red £1290 (157.7p per kg) St. Fort
A.A. £1190 (146p per kg) St. Fort
Prime Lambs (2)
Sold to 214.3p per kilo and £110 per head for a Suffolk from Wester Oathlaw.
Prime Hoggs (715)
Sold to a top of 207.1p per kg for 42 kg Beltex from Glenmoy and £96 for 48 kg Beltex from Newmill of Inshewan to average 168.6p per kg.
238 SQQ Hoggs averaged 185.4p per kilo.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Belt. 200p Newmill of Inshewan; Belt. x 197.8p Kinclaven; Tex. 197.7p Greenford; X Belt. 195.7p Clochie; Suff. 193.1p Southtown of Melgund; Tex.x 191.5p Largie.
Leading Prices per head -
Belt. £85 & £94 Kinclaven; Tex. £93.50 Pitairlie Cott.; Tex.x £92 Crossgates; Belt. x £91 Newmill; Rouge £90 Balcarresward £90.
Cast Ewes & Rams (181)
BDM £105 Newton of Inshewan; Suff. £104 Clochie; Suff. x £100 Airdits; Tex. £99 East Cammock; Belt. £95 Glenmoy; Cross £74 Crossgates and Mains of Creuchies; B.F. £60 Greenford.