Wed 6 September [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 6 September

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 28 Prime Cattle and 521 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) sold to a top of 254p per kg and £1676.40 for a 660 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 241p per kg.

Heifers (17) sold to a top of 260p per kg for a 560 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1532.64 for a 618 kg Limousin from Mill of Inverarity and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 246p per kg.

Young Bull (1)

Sim. X £994 (142p) West Balhagarty

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p Nethermyres, 246p South Ballo & Woodhead of Mailer, 245p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 254p West Bog, 250p Gask, 249p Craignathro, 248p Nethermyres & Mill of Inverarity (twice), 247p Craignathro; BRB 246p Craignathro.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1656.20, £1652.50 Nethermyres,  £1532.58 South Ballo, £1516.80 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1483.04 Nethermyres, £1456 West Bog, £1443.36 Mill of Inverarity, £1432.56 West Bog; BRB £1421.88 Craignathro.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (390).

Quality lambs easily upheld last weeks dearer trade.  Weathered lambs considerably cheaper.  Lambs sold to 217.8p per kilo (3 times) from Mr. E. Morgan, Whitemyre and to £98 per head (3 times) also from Whitemyre to average 174.6p per kilo (-17.4p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt.X 202.3p (twice) Clochie; Belt. 200p Goddens; X Belt. 191p Shandford.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £97 Smiddyhouse; Suff. £94 Shandford; Belt. £90 (twice) Clochie.

Ewes (131)

Tex. £86 Goddens; Tex.x £85 & £83 Shandford; Cont. £80 North Mains of Baldovan; Suff. £78 Smiddyhouse.