Wed 19 August [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 19 August

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 22  Prime Cattle, 2 Cast Cows and 830 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (9) sold to 254p for a 630kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask  to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., and to £1663.20 for a 660 kg Limousin from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres also selling to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd. to average 241.1p.

Heifers (13) sold to 258p for a 564kg Limousin from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog selling to James Ewart Ltd. and to £1524.60 for a 605kg Limousin from Messrs D. Lumgair  & Sons, Gask to Flemings of Arbroath to average 236.2p.

Leading Prices per kg. –

BULLOCKS –

Lim. 252p & 250p Nethermyres; Lim. x 238p Todhall; Cont. 234p Woodhead of Mailer; Cont. x 228p Riggs Farm.

HEIFERS –

Lim. 254p West Bog; Lim. x 252p Gask; Cont. 246p Craignathro Farms Ltd. & Nethermyres; Cont. x 236p Craignathro Farms Ltd. & Riggs Farm.

Leading Prices per head –

BULLOCKS -

Lim. £1600.20 Gask; Lim. x £1570.80 Nethermyres; Cont. £1479.72 Riggs Farm; Cont.x £1425 Nethermyres.

HEIFERS –

Lim. £1503.32 Riggs Farm; Lim. x £1455.12 West Bog; Cont. £1453.86 Nethermyres; Cont. x £1419.86 West Bog.

Cows (2)  A.A. £900 and £710 St. Fort Farm.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (650) sold to 189.6p and £91 for 48kg Beltex’s from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall selling to the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail.

SQQ Lambs 147.4p.

Leading Prices per kg-

Belt. 159p Todhall; Belt.x 155.6p Clochie; Cont. 151.2p Tulliwhanland & Clatto; Tex. 150p Tulliwhanland; Tex.x 148p Over Buttergask; Suff. 147.4p Shandford; Suff. 145p Knowehead; Down 144.7p Clochie.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £74.50 Clochie; Cont. £74 Over Buttergask; Tex. £73 Purgavie & Nether Middleton; Suff. £73 Purgavie; Belt. £72 Todhall; Tex.x £72 Smiddyhouse;  Belt.x £70 Clochie;  Down £70 Shandford.

Cast Ewes and Rams (180)

Ewes –

Tex. £110 Balbrydie; Suff. £102 Balbrydie; Belt. £92 Balbrydie; Suff. x £90 Redford Smithy; H.B. £90 Cairnleith; Cross £86 Barnsmuir; Tex.x £86 Balbrydie; Down £85 Cairnleith; Mule £78 Shandford.