Wed 5 August [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 5 August

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 26  Prime Cattle, 2  Cows  and  511 Prime Lambs and 209  Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (11) sold to 258p (twice) for a 590kg BRB from Messrs A. A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham and for a 625kg Limousin also from Nethermyres to Flemings Butchers, Arbroath, and to £1705.86 for a 729 kg PA x from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall to the Firm of W. E. Fairlie, Letham to average 221.3p.

Heifers (15) sold to 264p for a 574 kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres to the firm of J.B. Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1539.12 for a 636kg A.A. from G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer to James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 239.2p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks -

Lim. 236p Gask; PAx 234p Todhall; Lim.x 230p Riggs; Cont. 226p Woodhead of Mailer; A.A. 214p Carsegowniemuir.

Heifers –

Lim. 252p Craignathro Farms Ltd.; Lim.x 246p Nethermyres; Cont. 242p West Bog; A.A. 242p Woodhead of Mailer; PA.x 236p Todhall.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1616.60 Gask; Lim.x £1612.50 Nethermyres; Cont. £1536.80 Woodhead of Mailer; BRB £1522.20 Nethermyres; A.A. £1500.14 Carsegowniemuir.

Heifers –

Lim. £1529.28 Gask; Lim. x £1515.36 Nethermyres; Cont. £1489.16 Craignathro Farms Ltd.; PAx £1368.80 Todhall.

Cast Cows (2)

A.A. £940 Dunlappie; Lim. £650 Newbigging of Craighall.

 

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (511) sold to 197.8p and £91 for 46kg Beltex’s from Messrs M.A. Steele & Co., Goddens selling to A.P Jess Ltd. to average 159.6p.

SQQ Lambs average 166.4p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Suff. 191.1p Shandford; Tex. 187.8p Mains of Balhall; Belt. 187.4p Goddens; Belt. 181.6p Easter Cash; Cont. 181p Mill of Inverarity; Tex.x 174.7p Clochie; Suff. X 168.8p Clochie; Down 166.7p Drumyellow; Char. 161.5p Maryton.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £90 Wairds of Alpity; Tex. £87 Wairds of Alpity;  Suff.x £86 Shandford; Belt. £85.50 Goddens; Down £84 Wairds of Alpity; Tex.x £83 Wairds of Alpity and Eight Acres; Belt. X £83 Goddens; Cont. £81.50 Goddens; Char. £73 Maryton.

Cast Ewes and Rams (209)

Tex. £96 Over Baldinnie; Tex.x £84 Mill of Inverarity and Over Baldinnie; Cont. £74 Afflochie and Templeton; Suff. £74 Over Baldinnie; Zwar. £65 Barnsmuir; Chev. £62 Stonehouse.