Wed 30 July [Primestock Sale Report ...]

Primestock Sale Report Wednesday 30th July 2014

Sale Date: Wed 30 July

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 37 Prime Cattle and 565 Prime and Cast Sheep.

Top Price in the cattle ring was 242ppk for a Lim Heifer consigned by Craignathro Farm LTD and bought by Penman Butchers, Crail.

Top Prices;

Heifers averaged 211p per kilo.

Lim 242p & 238p, Craignathro Farms Ltd; Cont. 232p Mill of Inverarity; BB 218p & 214p Todhall; BP 224p West Bog & Nether Myres; Sim, 222p, South Ballo; Char 214p, Arnbathie;

Bullocks averaged 212p per kilo.

 Lim 232p and 228p Nether Myres; Cont 230p Cuilt; BBX 228p Todhall; Path X, 222p, Todhall; Cont X 220p & 216p South Ballo;

Cast Cows

Char, 157.4p, South Leckaway

Top Prices Per head

Clean Cattle

Bullocks

Lim £1491.76 and £1420.44 Nether Myres; Cont. £1458.20, Cuilt; Lim X £1412, Newton of Guthrie; Cont X £1410.24 Gask.

Heifers

Lim £1414.26 Cuilt; Cont £1352.96 West Bog; Lim X £1329.36 Mill of Inverarity; Cont X £1322.52 Arnbathie.

Cast Cows

Char, £1440, South Leckaway.

500 Prime Lambs averaged 175ppk or £74.70 a head. Lambs were dearer by 8p on the week.

Prime Lambs sold to a top of 213.3pp for a pen of Beltex from Rory Stoddart, Mill of Inverarity and bought by Blair Duffton.

Top Prices

Tex, £98, Nether Logie; Beltex, £96, West Pitcorthie; Dutch Texel £96 & £94, Mill of Inverarity; Cont £94, Grangehall; Char £94, Shanford; Rouge £94, Rettie Farming Co; Suff £94, Clochie; Tex X £93, Nochnary;

Top Prices per kg;.

Tex, 211.9p, Easter Cash; Beltex 213.3p, Mill of Inverarity; Dutch Texel, 211.6p, Scobshaugh; Cont, 208.7p, West Pitcorthie; Char 208.5p, Nether Logie; Texel X 206.9p, Scobshaugh; Suff 200p, Purgavie

Smaller show of ewes in today, making them £25 dearer on the week.

Cast Ewes (65) – ave £100.15. Tex £125, Halhill (Barr); Cont £117 & £116, Hallhill (Barr); HB £108 & £104, Halhill (Barr); Mule £88, Mains of Creuchies; X £76, East Balhagarty;