Wed 8 July [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 8 July

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 24 Prime Cattle, 1 Bull and 320  Prime Lambs and 76 Ewes and Hoggs.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (7) sold to 258p per kilo for a Limousin (581 kgs) from Nether Myres and to £1617 (647 kgs) from Nether Myres to average 245.9p per kilo.

Heifers (17) sold to 268p per kilo for a Limousin (553 kgs) from West Bog and to £1551 (663 kgs) from Pityot to average 239.9p per kilo.

Bull to £900 Balmossie.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p Roepark; Lim.x  250p (twice) Nether Myres; Cont.x 240p Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. 252p Nether Myres; Lim.x 250p Roepark; Cont.x 246p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1542 Roepark; Lim.x £1505 Riggs; Cont. £1498 Nether Myres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1524 Gask; Lim.x £1482 West Bog; Cont. £1456 Pityot.

 

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (320) averaged 160.6p per kg (plus 10.4p per kg).  196 SQQs ave. 165.4p per kg selling to 187.5p per kg for Beltex from Easter Cash or £88 for Texels from West Pitcorthie.

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £86 West Pitcorthie, £75.50 Broadshade; Beltex £85 Easter Cash, £78 Goddens; Suff. £82.50 Easter Cash, £75.50 Cluseburn; Tex. £85 West Pitcorthie, £83 Blinkbonny.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt.x  187.5p Easter Cash, 179.2p West Pitcorthie; Tex. 181.7p Clochie, 176.3p Redford; Suff. 169.8p Shandford, 168.4p Easter Cash; Cont. 164p Roundhillock, 160.6p Broadshade.

Cast Ewes

Tex. £90 Shandford, £78 Pitairlie; Cont. £86 & £82 Hillhead of Careston, £72 Cluseburn; Suff. £86 Shandford, £66 Cluseburn; Cross £60 Roundhillock; B.F. £52 Afflochie, £50 Kinrossie