Primestock Sale Report
Sale Date: Wed 23 July
Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 31 Prime Cattle and 440 Prime and Cast Sheep comprising 422 Prime Sheep and 18 Cast Ewes.
Top Price in the cattle ring was 260ppk for an outstanding Lim Heifer consigned by AA & J Brand, Nether Myres and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.
Heifers averaged 216p per kilo.
Limousin 260p Nether Myres; Cont. 250p and 232p Riggs; Lim X 248p and 228p West Bog; BB 226p Craignathro Farms Ltd; BP 230p South Ballo.
Bullocks averaged 214p per kilo.
Lim 256p and 240p Nether Myres; Cont 226p Todhall; BB 224p and 216p Todhall; Char 216p and 212p Hatton; LimX 216p Newton of Guthrie and South Ballo.
Top Prices Per head
Lim £1543.68 and £1452.00 Nether Myres; BB £1491 Todhall; Cont. £1427.76 and £1403.44 Newton of Guthrie; Cont £1373.76 South Ballo.
Lim £1432.60 Nether Myres; Cont £1417.50 Riggs; Lim X £1401.20 Craignathro; Cont X £1381.36 West Bog.
422 Prime Lambs averaged 167.2p or £72.61 a head, -13p on the week, whilst other markets quoting 16-18p back on the week!!
The highlight today in the sheep ring was 3 Beltex Cross Lambs consigned by D. Smith, Scobshaugh which recently won the Champion Lambs at Angus Show and Alyth Show and Reserve Prime Lambs at Kirriemuir scaling 44.5 kilos and getting knocked down at £97 or 218p a kilo to local man Joe Greenhill on behalf of a client!!
Prime Lambs sold to a top of 218p for a pen of Beltex from Scobshaugh.
Beltex £97 Scobshaugh £88 Shandford; Tex £89 Todhall; Dutch Texel £88 Todhall; Cont. £86 and £85 Hallhill; Cont X £86 Scobshaugh; Char £84 Tullywhanland; Rouge £82 Tullywhanland; Suff £80.50 Shandford; Down £79.50 Clochie
Top Prices per kg;.
Beltex 218p Scobshaugh; Dutch Texel 193.4p Todhall; Cont 189p Scobshaugh; Char 183.9p Scobshaugh; Rouge 182.6 Tullywhanland; Suff 179.6p Shandford; Down 179p Hallhill.
Cast Ewes - Tex £88 Blinkbonny; Cross £76 Wellbank Mains; Scotch Blackface £57 Milden.
Cast Rams – Suff £107 Clochie; Texel £106 Westown of Barras; Cont £88 Westown of Barras.