Wed 7 June [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 7 June

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  43 Prime Cattle and OTM’s  and 386 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 252p per kg for a 609 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and £1534 per head for the same animal and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers to average 220p per kg.

Heifers (28) sold to 260p per kg for a 514 kg Limousin from Leyshade and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1468 per head for a 607 kg Charolais from Craignathro and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 233p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 252p & 245p Nethermyres; Sim. 209p Pitgarvie; Highland 201p Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. 249p West Bog, 248p Riggs, 245p,244p & 241p South Ballo, 242p Nethermyres, 232p Millbank (Udny) & Pityot; Char. 248p & 242p Craignathro; BRB 234p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1534 & £1465 Nethermyres; Sim. £1299 Pitgarvie; High. £1157 Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. £1459 West Bog, £1443 & £1428 Riggs, £1415 West Bog, £1379 South Ballo, £1355 & £1345  Pityot, £1336 Leyshade; Char. £1468 & £1373 Craignathro.

Cows (8) average 139p per kg.

Sim. £1135 (147p) Scobshaugh; A.A. £1070 (142p) Downiebank; BBx £1070 (144p) Scobshaugh; A.A. £1015 (141p) and £1010 (134p) Downiebank; Sim. £895 (142p) Waterside of Thornton.

Bull (1) –

A.A. £1250 (140p) North Balluderon.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (147) sold to 277.1p per kilo and £133 per head for the Champion and Reserve Champions at the two Fife Shows from K.B. Robertson, Over Baldinnie and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 256.6p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 268.8p & 264.5p Southtown of Melgund; Tex.x 261.4p North Mains of Baldovan; Cont. 258.4p Over Baldinnie; Belt. 258.2p Mill of Inverarity.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £130 Grange of Airlie; Suff. £127 Southtown of Melgund; Tex.x. £120 Over Baldinnie; Suff. x £118 North Mains of Baldovan.

Prime Hoggs (160) sold to a top of 227.7p per kg for a 47kg Texel from Croft of Cultalonie and £114 for a 57 kg from the same farm to average 184.8p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 200p Croft of Cultalonie; Tex.x 194.4p Hillhead of Careston; Suff. 185p Southtown.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £107 Croft of Cultalonie; Tex. £105 Hillhead of Careston; Zwarb. £100 Barnsmuir.

Cast Ewes & Rams (79)

Belt. £111 Newbarns; Tex. £108 Southtown & Newbarns; Cont. £101 Mill of Inverarity; Tex.x £97 North Balluderon; Cross £87 Huntingfaulds; B.F. £56 Dalbog.