Wed 19 July [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 19 July

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 24 Prime Cattle and 15 OTM’s and also 640 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (5) sold to a top of 249p per kg for a 591 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie and also to £1472.51 for a 611 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. to average 240p per kg.

Heifers (19) sold to a top of 252p per kg for a 539 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1452 for a 600 kg BRB from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd. to average 236p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 241p Gask & Nethermyres, 240p Nethermyres; Short. 228p Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. 250p West Bog, 244p Mill of Inverarity & Nethermyres, 242p West Bog, 241p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1471.59 & £1466.40 Nethermyres, £ 1446 Gask; Short. £1228.92 Pityot.

Heifers –

Lim. £1451.25 Pityot, £1449.95 South Ballo, £1439.80 Craignathro, £1432.50 West Bog.

Cows (15) sold to a top of £1500 for a Charolais from Pitreuchie and also to 191p per kg for a Charolais from Mill of Inverarity.

Char. £1500 (187p) Pitreuchie; Char. x £1470 (191p) Mill of Inverarity; BRB £1150 (151p) Shandford; Lim. £1105 (163p) Shandford; BBx £1060 (151p) Shandford; Simm. £1000 (137p) Shandford.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (515) sold to 229.6p per kilo for Texels from Upper Tulloes and to £110 per head from Horn to average 210.6p per kilo (-3p per kilo).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 226.1p and 225p Wardmill; B.D.M. 223.8p Purgavie; Texel X 222.7p Townhead and Over Baldinnie; Cont. 220.8p Broadshade.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £108 Wardmill and Over Baldinnie; Tex.x £108 Wairds of Alpity; Suff. x £107 Cairnleith; Cont. £107 Broadshade.

Ewes & Rams (125)

Tex. £106.50 Hillhead of Careston; Tex.x £102 Mains of Creuchies; Cont. £94 Templeton; X Tex. £92 Horn.