Wed 29 July [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 29 July

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward  18  Prime Cattle, 2  Cows  and 387 Prime Lambs and 40 Ewes and Hoggs.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to 246p for a 574kg Limousin from Messrs J.J. Rearie, Riggs  Farm and to £1596.98 for a 671 kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 239.1p.

Heifers (13) sold to 262p for a 556kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog and to £1495 for a 603kg Limousin also from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to average 237p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 244p and 240p Nether Myres; Lim. x 238p Gask; BRB 228p Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p Nether Myres; Lim. x 248p West Bog; Cont. 246p Gask.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1554.28 & £1488 Nether Myres; Lim. x £1412 Riggs; BRB £1406.76 Riggs.

Heifers –

Lim. £1493.22 & £1480.80 Gask; Lim. x £1456.72 West Bog; Cont. £1453.60 Gask.

Cast Cows (2)

BSH sold to £1190 and Simm. to £1060 from Whitehall.  

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Sheep (387) sold to 170p for 40kg Beltex’s from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £78 for 48kg Texels from Andrew Beattie, Tulliwhanland to average 136.7p.

SQQ average 144.7p.

Leading Prices per kg –

Tex. 162.5p Tulliwhanland; Tex.x 155.6p Fallaw; Cont. 154.1p Easter Cash; Belt. 148.2p Shandford; Suff. 147.4p Shandford; Suff.x 145.7p Easter Cash; Down 140.5p Clochie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £71 Tulliwhanland; Tex.x £70 Clochie & Fallaw; Belt. £70 Balbrydie; Suff. £70 Shandford; Cont.x  £69 Tulliwhanland; Suff.x £68 Clatto; Down £64 Balbrydie, Wairds of Alpity and Clochie.

Cast Ewes and Rams (40)

Tex. £94 Craignathro; Tex.x £92 Craignathro; Cont. £80 Croft of Cultalonie; BFL £68 Hole O Clean Farm; Suff. £66 Redford Smithy; Cross £58 Herdhillmuir.