Wed 8 August [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 8 August

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 41 Prime Cattle, 6 Cows  and  796  Prime Sheep. 

PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (10) Sold to a top of 2.60p per kilo & £1617.20 for a 622 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by The Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 2.38p per kg.

Heifers  (30) Sold to a top of 2.58p per kilo for a 553 kilo Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1534.38 for a 642 kilo Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 2.30p per kg.

Leading Prices per kg. –

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.46p Mill of Inverarity, 2.44p Gask & Nethermyres,2.37p South Ballo, 2.34p Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Lim. 2.49p Gask, 2.48p Mill of Inverarity, 2.46p Craignathro. 2.45p West Bog, 2.44p Gask & McEwan Farms.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1600.64 Nethermyres, £1526.28 South Ballo, £1511.64 Chapel of Barras.

Heifers –

Char. £1525.53 McEwan Farms; Lim. £1508.94 Gask, £1477.35 West Bog.

YOUNG BULL

B. Short. £577.70 (1.30p) Craigeassie

COWS (6)

Lim. £940 (1.30p) Newbigging of Craighall, £925 (1.25p) Tomlea; Sim. x £820  (1.23p) Newbigging of Craighall; Char. £805 1.15p) Newbigging of Craighall.

 

PRIME SHEEP

PRIME LAMBS  (590) Sold to 206.7p and 204.3p per kilo for Beltex from Clochie and to £100 per head for Texels from West Drums to average 185.7p per kilo (plus 6.9p).

Leading Prices per kilo –

Texel 202.3p Balcalk; Tex.x 200p (twice) Newton of Fotheringham; Cont. 197.9p & 195.9p Templeton; Belt. 195.5p (twice) Shandford; Suff. 195.5p Shandford.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £96 Newton of Fotheringham & Templeton; X Tex. £95 Mains of Creuchies; Belt. £95 Clochie; Cont. £94 West Pitcorthie.

EWES (206)

Tex. £100 Meikle Tullo; Tex.x £99 Witton; Suff. £96 Witton; Cont. £95 Shandford.