FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 11 February
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 33 Prime and Cast Cattle and 1124 Prime Hoggets, Ewes and Rams.
8 Bullocks ave 227.4p or £1382.18
18 Heifers ave 241p or £1376.54
Top Price in the cattle ring was 268p (twice) for Limousin Heifers consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth.
Top Prices per kilo –
Lim. 268p (twice) Nether Myres; Cont. 262p Gask; B.B. 260p Todhall; B.P. 258p and 254p Craignathro; Cont.x 256p Nether Myres; Char. 250p Mill of Inverarity; Red & White 248p Craignathro.
Char. X 262p Nether Myres; Lim. 254p Nether Myres; Cont. 240p Nether Myres; Sim. 222p Craigend; B.B. 216p Todhall.
Top Prices per head –
Char.x £1566.76 Nether Myres; Lim. £1564.64 and £1495.20 Nether Myres; B.B. £1399.68 Todhall.
Lim. £1541 Nether Myres; Cont. £1537.94; Path.x £1505.40 Todhall; Lim.x £1472.50 Mill of Inverarity.
Cast Cows (7). Average 114.6p or £911.43 and sold to a top of 130.1p for a Simmental off Pitcur, Coupar Angus.
A.A. £1090 Pitcur; Sim. £1030 Pitcur; B.P. £1010 Bankhead; Cont. £1000 Woodside; A.A.x £930 Dunlappie; Hereford £690 Ethie Mains.
Prime Hoggets (909) sold to 200p for 38 kg Texels from Messrs D.S. Stark & Sons, South Ballo and to £100 for 53kg Texels from R.D. Farquhar, Tewel to average 180.5p.
Handy weight hoggets met a good steady trade, while heavier types were easier on the week.
S.Q.Q. Hoggets average 190.9p
Leading Prices per kilo –
Belt. 197.5p Drumyellow; Tex. 196.3p Greenford; Tex.x 196.1p Meikle Tullo; Chev. 196.1p Hallhill; Cont. 195.5p Hatton of Cargill; B.F. 190.8p Greenford; Belt.x 187.1p Tewel; Suff. 186.4p Craigend; Suff.x 185.9p Purgavie; Chev. 185.9p Blairfettie; Down 185.7p Rossie H.F.; Char. 171.1p Rossie H.F.; Char.x 168.6p Blairfettie.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £99 Heatherstacks; Tex.x £98 Heatherstacks; Cont. £96 Torrax; Suff. £90 Hatton of Cargill; Suff.x £90 Clochie; Down £89 Tewel; Char. £88 Blairfettie; Belt. £87 Tewel; Chev. £86 Drumfork and Auchronie; Chev.x £82 Auchronie; Belt.x £81 Drumyellow; B.F. £77 Blairfettie; Char.x £65 Rossie H.F.
Cast Ewes and Rams (215)
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £120 Midtown of Barras; Tex. £108 Meikle Tullo; Suff. £107 Drimmie; Cont. £103 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff.x £92 Craigend; Down £86 Drimmie; Cross £80 Clochie; Chev. £80 Ashmore & Strone.
Tex. £106 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £104 Mains of Dalrulzion; Llyn £86 Meikle Tullo; Cont. £81 Mains of Dalrulzion; Chev. £73 Clochkan; B.F. £52 Laighwood.