Wed 10 January [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 10 January

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 46 Prime Cattle and 9 OTM and also  882  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (9) sold to a top of 251p per kilo for a 569 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and also to £1606.86 for a 711 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw to average 238p per kilo.

Heifers (37) sold to a top of 254p per kilo for a 533 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1531.80 for a 666 kilo Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 233p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 249p Nethermyres, 246p Nethermyres and Woodhead of Mailer, 244p Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. 253p Nethermyres, 250p Nethermyres and Woodhead of Mailer, 247p West Bog; Char. x 246p Mill of Inverarity, 245p Woodhead of Mailer.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1554.28, £1547.22, £1546.29, £1503.06 Nethermyres.

Heifers –

Lim. £1482.50 Woodhead of Mailer, £1470.23 Pityot, £1429.45 Nethermyres, £1427.80 Craignathro; BRB £1418.97 South Ballo; Char. x £1403.85 Woodhead of Mailer.

Cows (9)

Sim.x £1270 (144p) Mill of Inverarity; Lim. £1210 (166p) Cairnleith, £1150 (150p) Scobshaugh, £1135 (148p) Mill of Inverarity.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (739) sold to 202.7p and 202.3p per kilo for Beltex from Scobshaugh and Balbrydie and to £100 per head from Er. Balgillo to average 179.5p per kilo (plus 6.1p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 198p; Belt.x 197.7p Balbrydie; x Belt. 195.6p Middlehill; Chev. 195.3p Auchronie.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £99 & £97 Er. Balgillo; Texel £99 & £95 Torrax; Belt.x £93.50 W. Jordanstone; Texel  x £93 South Ballo; Cont. £91.50 Coiliamy.

Ewes (142)

Suff. £106 West Pitcorthie; Suff. x £100 Balnagarrow; Tex. £90 Balnagarrow; Tex.x £88 Whitehills.