Wed 22 April [FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE]

FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE

Sale Date: Wed 22 April

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward  29  Prime and Cast Cattle and 1358  Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

8 Bullocks ave 212.2p or £1403.47 (-3.4p)

13 Heifers ave 230.5p or £1359.00 (+7.1p)

Top Price in the cattle ring was 262p for a Limousin Heifer consigned by J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.

Top Prices per kilo –

HEIFERS –

Lim. 262p West Bog; Cont. 260p Nether Myres; Lim.x BB 244p Nether Myres; BP 244p & 238p West Bog; Sim. 220p Craignathro; Char. 222p & 214p Shandford; A.A. 220p Mill of Inverarity; Lim.x 232p Gask.

BULLOCKS –

Lim. 256p Gask; Lim. X BB 246p Nether Myres; Lim.x 228p, 222p & 216p Nether Myres; Char. (Heavy) 180p Newton of Inshewan.

Top Prices per head –

HEIFERS -

Lim. £1503.04 West Bog; Lim.x £1454.64 Gask; Cont. £1409.20 Nether Myres; Cont.x £1399.08 West Bog; Sim. £1392.60 Craignathro.

BULLOCKS –

Lim. £1513.92, £1493.22, £1429.68 & £1410.48 Nether Myres; Lim.x BB £1469.44 Gask.

Young Bulls (1)

A.A. 192p (£1205.76) St. Fort.

Cast Cows sold to a top of 128p for an Aberdeen Angus Cow off St. Fort, Newport on Tay to average 106.5p a kilo.

A.A. £1140 & £1100 St. Fort; Hereford £970 Balmossie.

Cast Bulls sold to £1200 or 91.7p for a Charolais Bull off Denhead, Cupar.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (1240) sold to 211.1p for 45kg Beltex’s from James Smeaton, Drumyellow and to £95 twice for 55.5kg Beltex’s from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan and 45kg Beltex’s from James Smeaton, Drumyellow to average 170p (-7.4p on the week).

SQQ Hoggets ave. 184.6p

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt. 209.6p Gibsonhall Farm; Belt.x 204.9p Kinrive; Cont. 202.4p Kinrive; Tex. 197.7p Birkenbush; Tex.x 197.4p Birkenbush; B.F. 193p Newmill of Inshewan; Chev. 186.1p Newton of Fotheringham; Chev. 185p Kinrive; Char. 179.3p Gibsonhall Farm; Suff. 177.8p Drumyellow; Suff.x 177.3p West Pittendreich; Down 171.7p Southtown of Melgund.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £91 Southtown of Melgund; Tex.x £90 Nochnarry, Torrax and Birkenbush; Cont. £88 Nochnarry; Suff. £88 Birkenbush; Belt. £87 Gibsonhall Farm; Suff.x £87 Torrax; Belt.x £85 Kinrive; Down £85 West Pittendreich; B.F. £85 Newmill of Inshewan; Chev. £80 Newton of Fotheringham; Chev. £79 South Park; Char. £78 Gibsonhall Farm.

Cast Ewes & Rams (118)

Leading Prices per head –

Ewes –

Tex. £118 Milton; Char. £114 Bankhead; Char.x £110 Bankhead; Tex.x £106 Milton; H.B. £102 Cairnleith; Cont. £100 Cairnleith; Zwar. £92 Grange of Conon; Cross £82 Milton; B.F.L. £80 Middlehill.