Tue 21 April [FORFAR STORE & BREEDING...]

FORFAR STORE & BREEDING SALE

Sale Date: Tue 21 April

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar had forward  536 Store and Breeding Cattle, also 60 Ewes with Lambs at foot.

Plainer show of Cattle than a fortnight ago, good grazing cattle were keenly bid for, heavier fleshier types buyers were cautious bidding due to the current  fatstock prices.

STORE CATTLE

Bullocks (304) sold to 275.4p for 305 kg Charolais from Auchenleish Farms and to £1450 for 765kg Charolais from Hattonmill Farms to average 239p.

Heifers (218) sold to 294p for 415 kg Limousin’s from J.H. Garbutt & Sons and to £1250 for a 625kg Charolais from Janoch & Sons (A Firm) , South Leckaway to average 224.5p.

Leading Prices per kg –

BULLOCKS –

Char. 271.6p Prieston, 266.7p Prieston, 260.9p West Denside; Lim. 269p Baldastard, 265.9p Baldastard, 252.8p Chapelton; Simm. 262.5p Chamberlain Knowe, 258.6p Chamberlain Knowe, 249.4p Prieston; A.A. 226.3p Denbrae; BRB x 239.4p Auchenleish Farms, 214.8p Suttieside.

HEIFERS –

Char. 260.5p West Denside, 259.1p Tullywhanland, 256.5p West Denside; Lim. 274.7p Whitefield View, 260p Sketewan, 251.6p Chapelton; Simm. 240p Chamberlain Knowe, 234.5p Chamberlain Knowe, 230.4p Suttieside; A.A. 212.3p Waterside of Thornton, 212.2p Denbrae, 208.2p Waterside of Thornton; Bazadise 248.3p & 239.1p Faith Farms; BRB 239.3p Auchenleish Farms, 213p Ballownie.

Leading Prices per head –

BULLOCKS –

Char. £1400 Hattonmill Farms, £1250 West Denside, £1230 Prieston; Lim. £1250 Newton of Inshewan, £1210 Baldastard, £1200 Strone; Simm. £1220, £1150 & £1140 Newton of Inshewan; A.A. £1000 Westtown of Barras; BRB x £870 Suttieside, £850 Auchenleish Farms.

HEIFERS –

Char. £1140 Tullywhanland, £1120 West Denside, £1090 West Denside; Lim. £1220 Sketewan, £1200 Tullywhanland, £1170 Sketewan; Simm. £1010 Newton of Inshewan, £990 Suttieside, £930 Newbigging of Craighall; A.A. £920 Westtown of Barras, £870 Denbrae, £840 Westtown of Barras; Bazadise £830 & £810 Faith Farms; BRB £980 Ballownie, £750 Herdhillmuir.

BREEDING CATTLE

Lim. Cow and Lim. X Heifer Calf at foot £2000; Sim. Cow and Lim. X Heifer Calf at foot £2000; Sim. Cow and Lim. X Bullock Calf at foot £2000 all from West Park Farm.

BREEDING SHEEP

Cross Ewes with Texel Lambs at foot sold to £54 a life from Newbigging.