Wed 26 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 26 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 17 Prime Cattle and OTM’s  and 626 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 244p per kg for a 611 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd. and £1490.84 for the same animal to average 234.9p per kg

Heifers (11) sold to 252p per kg for a 563 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and £1470 for a 600 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. to average 236.6p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

244p, 238p, 236p, 232p & 225p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

252p West Bog, 249p & 248p Nethermyres, 245p West Bog, 244p Nethermyres, 234p & 230p Craignathro, 230p Chapel of Barras.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

£1490.84, £1453.50, £1447.04, £1434.88 & £1368.80 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

£1470 & £1418.76 West Bog, £1376.34 Craignathro, £1344.60 Nethemyres.

Cow (1)

Only one cow this week, far more required for increased demand.

Luing Cow £855 (136.1p per kg) Newton of Inshewan

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (15)

Sold to a top of £106 for a Suffolk from N. Thow & Ptrs., Denside Farm or 223p per kilo from the same home.

Top Prices -

Suffolk £104 & £100 (220p & 217p)  Denside.

Prime Hoggs (544)

Prime Hoggs sold to a top of 206p per kg for a 44 kg Beltex from Glenmoy and £94.50 for a 46.5 kg Texel from Newton of Inshewan to average 172p per kg.

SQQ average 176p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Belt. 206p (twice) Glenmoy; Tex. 203p Newton of Inshewan; Tex.x  202p Newmill of Inshewan; Cross 188p Balhomie; B.F. 170p Greenford.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £94.50 Newton of Inshewan, £94 Newton of Inshewan; Cont. £92 (twice) Glenmoy; Cross £90.50 Balhomie; Chev. £87.50 Dustydrum.

Cast Ewes & Rams (67)

Tex. £90 Drumchapel; H.B. £86.50 Newton of Inshewan.