FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 3 May
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 30 Prime Cattle and OTM’s and 439 Prime Sheep.
Bullocks (9) sold to 245p per kg for a 616 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1509 per head for the same beast and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers), Wishaw to average 219p per kg.
Heifers (14) sold to 250p per kg for a 513 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1475 per head for a 595 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Butchers, Buckhaven to average 230p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg –
Lim. 234p Nethermyres, 214p Balcarresward; BRB 238p Nethermyres.
Lim. 248p & 237p West Bog, 236p Chapel of Barras, 235p & 234p Craignathro, 232p Chapel of Barras; Char. 235p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1469 Nethermyres, £1456 & £1404 Balcarresward; BRB £1482 Nethermyres; Sim. £1264 Pitgarvie.
Lim. £1471 West Bog, £1395 Craignathro, £1341 Riggs, £1320 Chapel of Barras, £1318 Riggs; Char. £1388 Craignathro; BRB £1311 Riggs.
Cow (7) averaged 143p per kg.
Sim. £1270 (166p), £1150 (161p), £1070 (136p) Abbeythune, £855 (135p) Pitgarvie.
Char. £1040 (137p) Abbeythune.
A.A. £940 (136p) Ferniebrae.
Highland £870 (126p) Pitgarvie.
Prime Lambs (5)
Sold to £105 per head for a 46kg Suffolk and to 229p per kg from North Mains of Baldovan to average 225p per kg.
Suff. £100 (227p & 222p per kg) North Mains of Baldovan, £92 (200p per kg) Wester Oathlaw.
Prime Hoggs (291) averaged 187p per kg. SQQ 202p
Top price was £98.50 for 3 Beltex Hoggs from Gibsonhall Farm and to 221p per kg for the same sheep.
Leading Prices per head –
Bel. £96 Gibsonhall, £94 Newmill of Inshewan, £94 Glenmoy; Tex. £94.50 Newmil of Inshewan, £93 & £92 Greenford; Suff. £90 Greenford, £77 (twice) Southtown of Melgund, £76 Turfbeg; Cont. £91 Newmill of Inshwan, £90 Newmill of Inshwan; Cross £80 Greenford; Chev. £93.50 & £92 Glenmoy; B.F. £80 (twice) Little Kilmundie, £76 (twice) Little Kilmundie & Glenisla.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bel. 218p & 213p Glenmoy, 208p Gibsonhall; Tex. 208p Croft of Cultalonie, 207p & 202p Greenford, 198p Southtown of Melgund; Suff. 185p & 181p Southtown of Melgund; Cont. 187p Turfbeg, 185p Greenford; Cross £163p Greenford; Chev. 212p & 211p Glenmoy; B.F. 181p & 172p Little Kilmundie, 171p Glenisla.
Cast Ewes & Rams (94)
Tex. £97 Balnagarrow, £94 Hillhead of Careston, £90 New Gilston; Suff. £109 Balnagarrow, £95 New Gilston; Cont. £100 Hillhead of Careston; Mule £87 Starr, £86 Hillhead of Careston; Chev. £77 Laighwood; B.F. £55 Glenisla.