Tue 24 March [FORFAR STORE SALE REPORT]

FORFAR STORE SALE REPORT

Sale Date: Tue 24 March

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar had forward 173  Store Cattle at our fortnightly sale.

Store Cattle maintained recent rates despite a smaller ringside of buyers due to the good weather.

Bullocks (106) sold to 272p for 410kg Limousin’s from J.H. Garbutt & Sons, Sketewan and to £1325 for 600kg Limousin’s from C.S. Fleming & Son, Strone to average 218.3p.

Heifers ( 67) sold to 259.8p and £1260 for 485kg Limousin’s from C.S. Fleming & Son, Strone to average 213.9p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Bullocks –

Lim. 262p Sketewan, 256.9p Westerton, 255.8p Meikle Tullo; Char. 229.1p & 221.5p Middlehill;  A.A. 228.2p & 216.9p Waterside of Thornton; Simm. 207.1p Loanhead, 203.3p Brucemill; BRBx 228.5p Middlehill.

Heifers –

Lim. 251.6p Strone, 245p Meikle Tullo, 240p Mains of Pitgur; Char. 238p Mains of Pitgur, 192p Middlehill; Simm. 218.7p Fornought, 211.4p Baldastard; A.A. 214.8p Dunlappie, 211.5p Loanhead, 203.9p Herdhillmuir.

Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1305, £1300 & £1290 Strone; Char. £1260 and £1185 Middlehill; A.A. £1050 Loanhead, £1040 Waterside of Thornton; Simm. £880 Loanhead, £680 Brucemill; BRBx £1200 Middlehill.

Heifers –

Lim. £1220, £1200 & £1190 Strone; Char. £1075 Middlehill, £940 Mains of Pitgur; Simm. £995 Fornought, £930 Baldastard; A.A. £1050 Herdhillmuir, £940 Loanhead, £580 Dunlappie.

Store Hoggets  sold to £80.50 for Texels from Balaterach.