Wed 5 July [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 5 July

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 35 Prime Cattle and OTM’s and 368 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (7) sold to 248p per kg twice, firstly for a 604 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by W.E. Fairlie, Letham and for a 543kg from Gask and purchased by J. Ewart Ltd. and to £1533 per head for a 639kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 239p per kg.

Heifers (26) sold to 258p per kg for a 588 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1517 per head for the same beast to average 231p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 244p Gask, 240p Nethermyres & Riggs; Saler x 228p Pityot; Here. X 227p Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. 256p Nethermyres, 245p Craignathro, 244p Riggs, 243p Chapel of Barras, 239p West Bog, 235p Pityot; BRB 240p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1497 Nethemyres, £1488 Gask; Saler X £1402 Pityot; Here. X £1157 Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. £1507 Riggs, £1462 West Bog, £1455 & £1423 Smithyton, £1421 Craignathro; BRB £1418 Craignathro; Char. £1367 Smithyton.

Cows (2)

Lim. £1070 (144p) and £820 (141p) Welton of Creuchies.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (356) sold to 273.3p and 270.3p per kilo for Beltex from Clochie and to £123 per head also from Clochie to average 217.4p per kilo (-2.4p per kilo)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 257.5p & 254.6p Clochie; Tex.x 241.4p Templeton; Suff. 240p Templeton; X Tex. 239.6p Over Baldinnie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £115.50 (twice) Skilmafilly; Tex.x £113 Clochie; Belt. £111 Mill of Inverarity; X Tex. £108 Broadshade.

Ewes –

Suff. £91 Eight Acres; Suff. x £86 Broadshade; Tex. £86 Smiddy House.

Rams –

Suff. £91 Eight Acres.