Wed 24 January [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 24 January

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  27 Prime Cattle  also  525 Prime Sheep. 

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (6) sold to a top of  2.58p per kilo and £1625.40 for a 630 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath to average 2.40p per kilo.

Heifers (21) sold to a top of 2.60p per kilo for a 529 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and also to £1480.56 for a 597 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 2.30p per kilo.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.56p, 2.39p Nethermyres, 2.30p  Pityot; BRB 2.30p Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.48p West Bog, 2.45p West Bog & Nethermyres, 2.38p Gask & South Ballo; B.Aqu. 2.31p Pityot; Sim. x 2.31p Pityot; Char. 2.30p Pityot.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1579.52 & £1498.53 Nethermyres, £1423.70 Pityot, £1415.25 Chapel of Barras; BRB £1386.90 Gask.

Heifers –

Lim. £1455.30 West Bog; B. Aqu. £1455.30 Pityot; Char. £1407.60 Pityot; Sim. x £1388.31 Pityot.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggs (454) sold to 204.4p per kilo for Beltex from Fawsyde, Kinneff and to £99.50 (4 times) for Beltex from Easter Balgillo to average 187.2p per kilo (plus 1p)

Leading Prices per kilo –

Beltex 202.1p and 201p Er. Balgillo; Texel 200p Grange of Airlie; Tex.x 200p Hatton of Cargill; X Texel 198p and 197.9p Torrax.

Leading Prices per head –

Texel £99 (twice) Torrax; Beltex £97 (twice) Er. Balgillo; Suff. £95 (twice) Hatton of Cargill; Texel £94 Grange of Airlie.

Ewes & Rams (71)

Ewes –

Texel £97 & £88 Westhall; Tex.x £77 Kinclune; Suff. £73 Mains of Balhall; X £68 Strathellie.