Wed 30 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 30 August

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 23 Prime Cattle and 11 OTM’s  and also 1152 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to a top of 255p per kg for a 605 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and also to £1563.10 for a 638 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 234p per kg.

Heifers (17) sold to a top of 264p per kg for a 556 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1513.68 for a 714kg Charolais from Smithyton and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 232p per kg,

Leading Prices per kg-

Bullocks –

Lim. 245p (twice) Nethermyres, 225p Craignathro, 220p Pitgarvie; Hi x. 209p Pitgarvie

Heifers –

Lim. 258p West Bog, 253p Nethermyres, 251p Craignathro, 250p West Bog & Nethermyres; BRB 236p Craignathro; Char. x 213p Smithyton; Sim. X 213p Smithyton.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1542.75 & £1465.10 Nethermyres, £1422 Craignathro, £1361.80 Pitgarvie; Hi.x £1159.95 Pitgarvie.

Heifers –

Lim. £1482.58 Nethermyres, £1481.04 Craignathro, £1467.64 Nethermyres; Char. £1469.70 &  £1435.62 Smithyton; Sim. X £1433.49 Smithyton; BRB £1416 Craignathro.

Cows (10)

Sim. X £1065 (137p) Balloch; Lim. £885 (127p) Tomlea; A.A. £765 (122p) West Bank

Bull (1)

Char. £1100 (111p) Balloch

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (929) sold to 258.5p and 250p per kilo for Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £110 and £106 (twice) per head from Mains of Dalrulzion to average 194.4p per kilo (plus 17.9p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 213p Templeton; Tex.x 211.7p Shandford; Suff. 210.7p Cairnleith; Belt. 210.4p Balbrydie; X Belt. 209.3p Clochie.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £104 Wairds of Alpity; Tex.x £104 Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt. £101 Balbrydie; Cont. £99.50 Shandford.

Cast Ewes (223)

Tex. £100 (twice) Mains of Dalrulzion; X Tex. £100 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Cont. £94 Midtown of Barras; Chev. £90.50 Ashmore; B.F. £58 Drumheads.