Wed 8 October [Primestock Sale Report]

Primestock Sale Report

Sale Date: Wed 8 October


Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 32 Prime Cattle comprising 9 Cast Cows and Bull and 23 Clean Cattle and 807 Prime Lambs and 210 Ewes & Rams.

More Cattle could have been sold today. With a good ringside of buyers, some going home disappointed.

Top Price in the cattle ring was 286p for a Limousin Heifer consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres and bought  by Penman Butchers, Crail.

12 Steers averaged 255.9p or £1516.87. 11 Heifers averaged 232.6p or £1510.65.

Top Prices per kilo:-

Heifers -

Lim. 286p, 272p Nether Myres; Cont. 274p West Bog; BB 270p, 268p Gask; BP 258p, 252p, 244p & 242p Craignathro; Cont. X 232p South Ballo; Lim. X 254p West Bog.

Steers –

Lim. 260p, 256p & 240p Nether Myres; BB 240p Craignathro; Cont. 238p Todhall; Lim. (Heavy) 236p Gask; Cont. X 220p (twice) South Ballo; BB X 218p (twice), 216p Todhall.

Top Prices per head:-

Heifers –

Lim. £1670.24 Nether Myres; Cont. £1656.24 & £1652.40 Gask; Lim.X £1575.50 West Bog; BB £1537.20 Craignathro.

Steers –

Lim. £1707.52 Nether Myres; BB £1652 Gask; Lim.X £1567.20 & £1523.60 Nether Myres; BB X £1563.66 & £1530.36 Todhall.

Cast Cows averaged 108.7p.

Top Prices –

Lim. £1200 Bank of Gallery; Cont. £1050 Fauldiehill; Luing £970 Waterside of Thornton; AA £840 Bank of Gallery.

Top Prices per kilo:-

Lim. 128.5p Waterside of Thornton; Cont. 128.5p & 126.7p Bank of Gallery; Luing 122.7p Fauldiehill.

Cast Bulls –

Lim. £1220 (116.4p) to Cortachy Home Farm

Prime Lambs (807) averaged 148.9p per kilo or £65.80 (n/c) on the week. Sold to a top of £90 for a pen of Texels scaling 55 kg. from Craig Moore, Mains of Balhall.

Top Prices:-

Beltex £82 Todhalls; £80 Mains of Dalrulzion; £77 Meikle Tullo; Tex.X £76 Mains of Balhall & North Mains of Dun; Cont. £75 Scobshaugh & Mains of Dalrulzion; £69.50 Mains of Dalrulzion; £69 Southtown; Down £67.50 Glensaugh; X £67.50 Tomlea.

Top Prices per kg.:-

Tex. 171.1p North Balluderon; Tex.X 168.2p Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex 180.9p Todhall; Belt.X 177.1p Easter Cash; Cont. 171.1p Coilamy; Char. 152.6p Rettie Farming Co.; Suff. 156.3p Glensaugh; Suff.X 154.4p Mains of Dalrulzion; Down 150p Newton Farm; X 131.5p Tomlea.

Ewes (210) –

Lightweight Ewes averaged £47.43 and Heavyweight  Ewes averaged £73.96.

Tex. £98, £87 & £85  Nether Pratis:, Tex.X £93, £88, £85 North Mains of Dun; Cont. £91 Mill of Inverarity;Beltex £89,  £85 & £81 Ballinloan; Suff. £87 Newton Farm; Suff. £85 Nether Pratis and North Mains of Dun; Down £84 & £80 Mill of Gallowhill; Mule £65 Mill of Gallowhill; X £66 Bowdenhouse Farm and Margie Farm: Cheviot  £66 Ashmore; Scotch Blackface £36 Glensaugh.

Cast Rams –

Cont. £74 Westerton of Colliston; Tex. £70 Mains of Dalrulzion