Wed 15 July [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 15 July

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 18 Prime Cattle, 7 Cows and 386  Prime Lambs and 86 Ewes and Hoggs. Also Sale of Store Cattle.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) sold to 256p for a 555kg BRB from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and to £1583.50 for a 649kg Lim. from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 243p.

Heifers (14) sold to 248p and £1468.16 for a 592kg Lim. from Messrs D. Lumgair and Sons, Gask to average 231.7p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p Nether Myres; Lim. x 244p Gask; Cont. 224p Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. 245p Nether Myres; Lim. 240p Craignathro and Nether Myres; Cont. 236p Craignathro; BRB 232p Todhall; BRBx 228p Todhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1425 Nether Myres; BRB £1420.80 Nether Myres; Lim.x £1404.48 Riggs.

Heifers -

Lim. £1428.30 Riggs; Lim.x £1400.70 Riggs; Cont. £1363.20 Nether Myres; BRB £1358.88 Todhall; BRBx £1300.20 Todhall.

CAST COWS (7)

Cows sold to £900 for a Simmental from Woodhill & Ballintuim Farms.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (386) sold to 188.2p for a 42.5kg Beltex’s from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £91 for 52kg Texels from Inverdovat Farms to average 158p

SQQ’s – 163.6p

Leading Prices per kg –

Belt. 183.7p Easter Cash; Belt.x 179.6p Mill of Inverarity; Cont. 178.3p Easter Cash; Tex. 177.5p Easter Cash; Tex.x 175p Inverdovat Farms; Suff. 161.8p Barnsmuir; Suff.x 158.5p Clochie; Down 157.1p Shandford; Kerry 168.3p Barnsmuir.

Leading Prices per head –

Cont. £86 Inverdovat Farms; Tex. £83 Inverdovat Farms; Belt. £80 Easter Cash; Belt. £79 Mill of Inverarity and Easter Cash; Tex.x £79 Easter Cash; Suff. £74 New Gilston; Suff.x £70 Shandford and Drimmie; Down £70 Clochie; Kerry £53 Barnsmuir.

Cast Ewes and Rams (58)

Tex. £104 Shandford; Tex.x £99 Broadshade; Cont. £95 Tulliwhandland; Suff. £82 Shandford; Suff. X £79 Shandford; Cross £75 Newton Cresc.

STORE CATTLE

Bullocks sold to £1350 for 600 kg Charolais from D. Rose & son, Taylors Park.

Heifers sold to £1120 for 530 kg Limousin from Woodhill & Ballintuim Farms.