Wed 4 March [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 4 March

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 24 Prime Cattle and 1044 Prime Hoggets, Ewes and Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

11 Bullocks ave 237.2p or £1451.97

13 Heifers ave 244.7p or £1400.81

Top Price in the cattle ring was 262p (three times) for a Limousin Heifer from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog, a Charolais Heifer from Miller Farms, North Lurg, and a Limousin Bullock from A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres.

Topr Prices per kilo –

HEIFERS

Lim. 262p West Bog; Cont. 260p Nether Myres; B.B. 258p Gask; B.P. 246p and 236p Newton of Guthrie; Char. 262p North Lurg; A.A. 238p Todhall; Lim.x 246p Craignathro; Char.x 240p Shandford; Cont.x 238p Nether Myres.

BULLOCKS

Lim. 262p Nether Myres; Cont. 260p Gask; Cont. x 250p, 248p & 238p Nether Myres; B.B.x 234p and 232p North Lurg; Lim.x 230p Todhall.

Top Prices per head –

BULLOCKS

Lim. £1658.80 Gask; Cont. £1577.28, £1532.70, £1497.02, £1486.56, £1457.50 Nether Myres; Lim. x £1449 Todhall.

HEIFERS

Lim. £1532.70 West Bog; Char. £1530.08 North Lurg; Lim.x £1529.94 Gask; Char.x £1432.80 Shandford; Cont. £1431.72 Craignathro; Lim.x £1423.70 West Bog.

 

 

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (862) sold to 225p for 40kg Beltex’s from Messrs H. Shanks & Co., Easter Cash and to £109 for 75kg Suffolks from G. Gall, Birkenbush to average 190.3p (plus 3.5p on the week).

Our Hogg trade today saw the buyers in attendance, bidding strongly on good quality heavy types and tidy handyweights.

S.Q.Q. hoggets average 196.8p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Tex. 222.2p Birkenbush; Belt. 218.4p Easter Cash; Tex.x 212.8p Pityot; Chev. 211.5p Pityot; Belt.x 209.9p Easter Cash; Cont. 209.3p Easter Cash and Newton Farm; Suff. 204.7p Birkenbush; Suff.x 203.5p Gibsonhall Farm; Chev. 202.3p Auchronie; Down 201.5p Heatherstacks; B.F. 189p Easter Cash.

Leading Prices per head –

Suff. £109 Birkenbush; Tex. £104 Birkenbush and Torrax; Tex.x £101 Birkenbush; Cont. £100 Nether Migvie, Birkenbush and Torrax; Suff.x £100 Torrax;  Down £99 Heatherstacks and Nether Migvie; Chev. £98 Birkenbush; Belt. £96 Torrax; Belt.x £90 Easter Cash; B.F. £90 Glensaugh; Chev. x £88 Auchronie.

Cast Ewes and Rams ( 179)

Leading Prices per head –

Ewes

Tex. £132 Coiliamy;  Suff. £126 Newton of Inshewan; Tex.x £125 Newton of Inshewan; Cont. £108 Glensaugh; Mule £105 Straiton Farms; Cross £101 Newton of Inshewan; Belt. £90 Craigend; Suff.x. £87 Gibsonhall Farm; Chev. £84 Glenkilrie Ptnshp; B.F. £84 Dalbog.

Rams

B.F. £81 Dalbog; Char. £80 Craigend.