Wed 10 September [Primestock Sale Report]

Primestock Sale Report

Sale Date: Wed 10 September

 

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 18 Prime Cattle and 866 Prime and Cast Sheep comprising 741 Prime Sheep and 125 Cast Ewes and Rams

A smaller show of Prime Cattle today, with buyers going home disappointed!

Top Price in the cattle ring was 280p for a cracking Limousin Heifer consigned by

D. Lumgair, Gask and bought by Alan Rennie, Butcher, Forfar.

Top Prices

Heifers  (12) averaged 251.2p

Limousin 280p,264p 262p and 250p Gask; Cont 270p, 260p Nether Myres; BB 258p,256p,254p and 252p  Craignathro Farms.

Bullocks (4) averaged  212.8p

Limousin 250p Nether Myres; AA 216p Scotston.

Top Prices per head.

Heifers

Limousin £1638.30 Craignathro; BB £1682.50 & £1601.60 Gask; Limousin X £1598.20 & £1512.72 Gask; Cont.X £1506.96 Craignathro.

Bullocks

Limousin £1540 Nether Myres; AA £1362.96 Scotston.

Prime Lambs (741) averaged 144.3p(-5p on the week) or £64.06 a head

Prime Lambs sold to a top of 172.9p for a pen of Suffolk X Beltex Lambs from

D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion.

Top Prices

Tex £83 Mains of Dalruzion; Beltex £80, £79 (twice) Mains of Dalrulzion; Dutch Texel

£78,£77 The Goddens; Cont. £76 Yeldabrek; Char. £76 Mains of Dalrulzion; Rouge

£74 Haymont; Suff. £75 Clochie; Down £74.50 Cairncortie; Mule £60 Glensaugh; X £59.50 Henderston Farms; Blackface £43.50 Millden.

Top Prices per kg;.

Tex 172.9p Mains of Dalrulzion; Beltex 166p The Goddens; Dutch Texel 162.1p The Goddens; Cont. 160.5p The Goddens; Char 157.5p Mains of Dalrulzion; Rouge 156.5p Shandford; Suff. 155p Lednathie Estate; Mule 141.6p Henderston Est.; X 145.7p Glensaugh;

Cast Ewes

Tex. £98,£86 & £80 Grangehall; Cont. £72 Purgavie; HB £70 & £69 Greenford; Char. £68 Glensaugh; Mule £67 Glensaugh; X £64 Yeldabrek; Scotch Blackface £50 Glensaugh and Nether Drumheads, £45 Purgavie and Milldens Est.

Cast Rams

Texel £125 Southtown of Melgund