Wed 31 May [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 31 May

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 38 Prime Cattle and OTM’s  and 509 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (3) sold to 244p per kg for a 601kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1466 per head for the same animal and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee to average 233p per kg.

Heifers (32) sold to 258p per kg for a 524 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail  and to £1500 for a 610 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 226p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 230p Craignathro, 224p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p Nethermyres, 246p Gask, 244p Chapel of Barras & West Bog, 239p Pityot, 238p Gask, 237p & 236p Craignathro, 235p Riggs; BRB 230p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1403 Craignathro, £1149 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. £1481, £1458 & £1451 West Bog, £1406 Craignathro, £1404 & £1403 Riggs; BRB £1377 Craignathro; Char. £1356 Pityot.

Cows (2)

Char. £1470 (142p) Hillocks; Simm. £810 (128p) Hillocks.

Bull (1)

Lim. £1470 (116p) Abbeythune.

PRIME SHEEP (509)

Prime Lambs (165) sold to 256.5p per kilo from Templeton and to £119 per head from Wellbank Mains to average 234.2p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Suff. 255p  (four times) Southtown of Melgund; Tex. 251.7p Newton of Guthrie; Tex. x 248.4p Over Baldinnie; Suff. x 244.4p Herdhillmuir.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £118 Templeton; Suff. £117 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. x £113 Over Baldinnie; X Tex. £112 Newton of Guthrie and Upper Tulloes.

PRIME HOGGS (196)

Sold to a top of 225p per kg for a 40 kg Beltex from Glenmoy and £99 for a 50.5kg Suffolk from West Bogton to average 181.1p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Belt. 214.3p Glenmoy; Suff. 196p West Bogton; Suff. x 195.5p Honeybank; Tex. 190.8p Croft of Cultalonie.

Leading Prices per head –

Zwarb. £97 Grange of Conon; Tex. £95 Croft of Cultalonie; Suff. £94 Hatton of Cargill; Suff. x £94 Honeybank.

Cast Ewes & Rams (138)

Ewes -

Suff. x £95 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. £95 Fallaws; Suff. £90 Wr. Oathlaw; Zwarb. £86 Guildy Den.

Rams –

Oxf. £84 Latch; Tex. £70 West Bogton