Wed 18 October [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 18 October

 

Lawrie & Symington had forward 23  Prime Cattle, 1 OTM and 666  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

BULLOCKS (7) sold to a top of 259p per kg for a 581 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £1547.50 for a 619 kg Limousin  also from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 248p per kg.

HEIFERS (16) sold to a top of 259p per kg and £1509.97 for a 583 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 234p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 254p Mill of Inverarity, 250p & 249p Nethermyres, 244p Mill of Inverarity.

Heifers –

Lim. 258p, 255p & 254p Nethermyres, 252p & 249p South Ballo.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1536.33, £1532.76 & £1504.79 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. - £1502.28 & £1474.90 Craignathro, £1471.26 West Bog, £1447.42 Craignathro.

Cow (1)

Highland £380 (87p) Pitgarvie.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Lambs (484) sold to 220.7p per kg for Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £102 per head for Texels from Mill of Inverarity to average 165.5p per kilo (plus 2.1p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 218.4p & 213.5p Scobshaugh; X Belt. 213.6p & 202p Mill of Inverarity; Tex. 196.7p & 195.5p Shandford; Tex.x 191p Wardmill.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £96 & £95 Scobshaugh; X Belt. £94 Mill of Inverarity; Belt. X £90 Shandford; Tex. £89 Wairds of Alpity.

Ewes (182)

Tex. £96 Meikle Tullo; Tex.x £94 Newton of Inshewan; X Tex. £91 Wardmill; Cont. £90 Clochie; X £72 Clochie.