Wed 3 June [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 3 June

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 27 Prime Cattle and  606  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

With an excellent show of cattle forward, all classes met a brisk trade.

Bullocks (9) sold to 256p for a 617kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and to £1580 for a 632kg BRB from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall to average 230.8p.

Heifers (18) sold to 284p for a 559kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and to £1587.56 for the same animal to average 247.3p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

BULLOCKS –

BRB 250p Todhall; BRBx 236p Todhall; Lim. 240p Nether Myres; Lim. X 230p Nether Myres; Cont. 220p Nether Myres and Todhall.

HEIFERS –

Lim. 266p West Bog; Lim.x 258p South Ballo and West Bog; Cont. 254p Craignathro; BRB 244p Todhall.

Leading Prices per head –

BULLOCKS –

BRB £1518 Todhall; BRBx £1413 Todhall; Lim. £1579.52 Nether Myres; Lim.x £1566.30 Nether Myres; Cont. £1507.20 Nether Myres.

HEIFERS –

Lim. £1519.62 South Ballo; Lim.x £1507.50 South Ballo; Cont. £1505.48 Gask; BRB £1281 Todhall.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime  Lambs (200) sold to 227.3p for 44kg Suffolk Cross Lambs from J. Fleming, North Mains of Baldovan and to £101 twice for 60kg Suffolks from the Firm of J.L. Stewart Ltd., Broadshade and 45kg Suffolk from Glen Jackson, Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Suff. 224.4p Southtown of Melgund; Tex. 217.8p Over Baldinnie; Tex.x 197.8p Cotbank; Cont. 197.7p Newton of Guthrie; Belt. 195.7p Easter Cash; Suff.x 194.6p Southtown of Melgund; Down 192.1p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £100 North Mains of Baldovan; Tex. £98 Over Baldinnie; Tex.x £96 Easter Cash; Cont. £95 Easter Cash; Suff.x £93 Crudie Acres; Down £91 Broadshade; Belt. £90 Easter Cash.

Prime Hoggets (295) sold to £81for 60kg Suffolks from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan.

Suff. £78 West Balhargaty; Suff.x £77.50 West Balhargaty; Tex. £68 Whitemyre; Tex.x £61.40 Greenford; B.F. £55.90 Greenford.

Cast Ewes & Rams (111)

Ewes –

Tex. £116 Tullywhanland; Tex.x £110 Newton of Guthrie; Cont. £106 Tullywhanland; Suff. £106 Upper Tulloes; Suff.x £80 Balbrydie; Cross £78 Henderston Farms; B.F. £52 Dalbog.

Rams –

Tex. £108 Whitemyre.