Wed 27 May [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 27 May

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 17  Prime Cattle and 367  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to 256p (twice) for a 617kg Limousin and a 631kg BRB from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and to £1690.50 for a 735kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 242.3p (plus 12.3p on the week)

Heifers (11) sold to 260p for a 625kg BRB from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 236.5p (plus 8.8p on the week).

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks -

Lim. 252p Mill of Inverarity; Lim. X 244p Nether Myres; Cont. 230p Gask.

Heifers  -

Lim. 252p Nether Myres; Lim.x 240p West Bog & Turfbeg; Cont. 236p Mill of Inverarity; BRB 230p Turfbeg; Char. 218p West Bog.

Leading Prices per head:-

Bullocks –

Lim. £1579.52 Nether Myres; Lim.X £1562.40 Mill of Inverarity; Cont. £1522.56 Nether Myres; BRB £1615.36 Nether Myres.

Heifers –

Lim. - £1459.08 Nether Myres; Lim. X £1396.10 Craignathro; Cont. £1385.32 Mill of Inverarity; BRB £1228.20 Turfbeg; Char. £1519.46.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (84) sold to 219.1p per kilo for 47kg from Newton of Guthrie and £106 per head from North Mains of Baldovan to average 187p per kilo (-7.7p)

SQQ’s 197.2p

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 212p North Mains of Baldovan; Suff. 211.1p Southtown; Tex.x 200p Over Baldinnie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £103 Newton of Guthrie; Suff. £95 Southtown; Suff.x £94 Upper Tulloes;  Char.x £93 Maryton.

Prime Hoggets (229) sold to 159p from Croft of Cultalonie and £75.50 per head from the same farm.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £72 Nether Middleton; Suff. (shorn) £65 Newton of Crathie; Tex.x £64 Ardmhor; B.F. £62 Blackden.

EWES & RAMS (54)

Tex. X £90 Nether Middleton; Tex. £84 Ardmhor; Chev. £80 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Suff. £76 Drimmie; Cross £74 Straiton.