Wed 17 December [PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT]

PRIMESTOCK SALE REPORT

Sale Date: Wed 17 December

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 31 Prime and Cast Cattle and 640 Prime Lambs and 350 Cast Ewes and Rams.

 

PRIME CATTLE

 

5 Bullocks averaged 230.7p or £1418.10

19 Heifers averaged 228.1p or £1257.83

 

Top Price in the cattle ring was 260p (twice) for a Limousin Bullock consigned by A. & A.J. Brand, Nether Myres.

 

Top Prices per kilo –

 

Bullocks –

 

Lim. 260p (x2) Nether Myres; Cont. 230p Mill of Inverarity; Heavy Char. 206p and 200p Craigend.

 

Heifers –

 

Lim. 250p (x2) Craignathro; Cont. 240p & 232p Gask; Lim.X 246p, 244p & 242p Nether Myres; B.P. 236p & 222p South Ballo; Cont. 238p & 232p West Bog; Char. 206p Craigend.

 

Top Prices per head –

 

Bullocks –

 

Lim. £1606.80 & £1539.20 Nether Myres; Cont. £1373.10 Mill of Inverarity; Char. £1353.42 Craigend.

 

Heifers –

 

Lim. £1418.40 Gask; Cont. £1406.58 West Bog; Lim.X £1371.28 Nether Myres; Cont.X £1350.24 West Bog.

 

Cast Cows (7) averaged 122p or £858.57. Sold to a top of 163.5p for a BB X Cow off Tannachie.

 

Top Prices –

 

B.B. X £1200 (163.5p) Tannachie; A.A. £990, £920, £890 (122.1p, 118.9p, 117.7p) St. Fort; Hereford £760 & £680 (116.2p) Ethie Mains.

 

PRIME LAMBS

 

Prime Lambs (640) sold to 209.6p for 41.5kg Beltex’s from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion and to £94 for 57.5kg and 47kg from Messrs D. Stewart & Son and 56kg from F. Hood, Middlehill to average 172.6p

 

230 S.Q.Q. –  Average 176.7p

 

Leading Prices per kilo –

 

Belt. 200p Mains of Dalrulzion; Belt.X 195.7p Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. 195.1p Balbrydie; Tex. 195.6p Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.X 192.9p Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. 181.5p Townhead of Balmakelly; Suff. 184.2p Tomlea; Suff.X 181.4p Southtown of Melgund; Down 179.3p Newton of Crathie; Cross 175p Newton of Crathie; B.F. 170.6p Craignathro.

 

Leading Prices per head –

 

Belt. £92 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex. £92 Minard; Tex.X £91 Mains of Dalrulzion and East Mains of Auchterhouse; Belt.X £87 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £85.50 Balconnel; Suff.X £85 Balconnel; Down £83 Cairncortie; Cont. £80 Balbrydie; Cross £79 Middlehill; B.F. £75 Tannachie.

 

Ewes & Rams (350)

 

Cast Ewes -

 

Leading Prices per head –

 

Tex. £112 Newton of Guthrie; Tex.X £100 Todhall; Cont. £100 Todhall; Suff. £80 Craigend; Chev. £78 Newton of Crathie; X £69 Newton of Crathie; B.F. £59 & £58 Glenogil, £48 Newton of Crathie.

 

Cast Rams -

 

Tex. £104 Balconnel; Tex.X £95 Nether Middleton; Cont. £91 Clachanbrain.

 

Clean Sheep –

 

B.F. £59 Glenogil