Wed 20 May [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 20 May

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 25 Prime Cattle and 520 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 248p for 619kg Limousins from Craignathro Farms Ltd and to £1535.12 for the same animal to average 230p.

Heifers (19) sold to 260p for a 568kg BRB from M/s A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and to £1534.68 for a 609 kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to average 227.7p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

BULLOCKS –

Lim. 244p Nether Myres; Lim.x 240p Nether Myres; Cont. 230p Nether Myres.

HEIEFERS –

Lim. 258p Nether Myres; Lim.x 256p Craignathro Farm; Cont. 252p Gask, Nether Myres, West Bog; Sim. 218p Keir; Sim.x 216p Keir; Char. 216p Keir; Char.x 216p Keir.

Leading Prices per head –

BULLOCKS -

Lim. £1534.10, £1510.36 & £1485.60 Nether Myres.

HEIFERS –

Lim. £1491.84 Gask; Lim.x £1457.70 Nether Myres; Cont. £1476.80 Nether Myres; Sim. £1343.52 Keir; Sim.x £1286.20 Keir; Char. £1526.50 Keir; Char. X £1466.30 Keir.

PRIME SHEEP

PRIME LAMBS (159) sold to 239.5p for 43kg Texels from Jack Anderson, Newton of Guthrie and to £110 for 50kg Texel from J. Fleming, North Mains of Baldovan to average 194.7p (-10p on the week).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 227.9p Newton of Guthrie; Tex.x 220p North Mains of Baldovan; Cont. 219.2p Blinkbonny; Suff. 202.3p North Mains of Baldovan; Suff.x 202.1p Southtown of Melgund; Belt. 195.1p Redford Smithy.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £105 Southtown of Melgund; Tex. £103 Blinkbonny & Newton of Guthrie; Tex.x £100 Upper Tulloes & Newton of Guthrie; Suff.x £100 Southtown of Melgund; Cont. £98 Newton of Guthrie; Belt. £80 Redford Smithy.

Tayside Suffolk Breeders Club held their Annual Show and Sale. Sponsored by East Coast Viners, Horn Milk Bar, Mr. T. MacPherson and Lawrie & Symington.  Mr. Ewart Fairlie kindly judged the show and the following were his awards:-

Class 1 – Pair Pure Suffolk’s (45kg & over)

1st – T. Howden, Stanley – 47.5kg - £135 to Scott Bros., Dundee

2nd – Miss C. Croal, Hollycroft – 46kg - £90 to Scott Bros., Dundee

3rd – T. Sands, Southfield – 47.5kg - £90

Class 2 – Pair Pure Suffolk’s (under 45 kg)

1st – T. Howden, Stanley – 43.5kg - £90 to Flemings Butchers, Arbroath

2nd – T. Sands, Southfield – 43kg - £83

Class 3 – Pair Cross Lambs Sire by Suffolk (Any weight)

1st – T. Sands, Southfield – 48.5kg - £93

2nd – G. Mackie, Drimmie – 40.5kg - £77

Class 4 – Single Lamb – Pure or Sired by Suffolk – (Any Weight)

Champion – C. Croal, Hollycroft – 56kg - £100

Class 5 – Single Ewe

Champion – T. MacPherson, Pitsundry - £142

Champion – T. Howden – 47.5kg - £135 to Scott Bros.

Reserve Champion – T. Howden – 43.5kg - £90 to Fleming, Arbroath

PRIME HOGGETS (297)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 182.9p Kinrive; Belt.x 178.7p Newmill of Inshewan; Chev. 172.8p Kinrive; Tex. 164.6p Newton of Fotheringham.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £84 Newmill of Inshewan; Tex. £84 Crossgates; Belt. £75 Kinrive; Chev. £70 Kinrive.

CAST EWES & RAMS (64)

Suff. £138 Stanley; Belt. £134 Westhall; Suff.x £128 Stanley; Down £126 Pitsundry; Zwar. £112 Eight Acres; Cross £94 Newbigging of Craighall; Tex. £92 Newbigging of Craighall;  Tex.x £82 Crossgates.

RAMS

Chev. £104 Tullichville.