Wed 14 January [PRIMESTOCK WEDNESDAY 14TH...]

PRIMESTOCK WEDNESDAY 14TH JANUARY 2015

Sale Date: Wed 14 January

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 24 Prime and Cast Cattle and 963 Prime Sheep.

PRIME CATTLE

Prime Cattle were short in numbers today, again due to weather conditions over the last 24 hours.

5 Bullocks average 233.9p or £1405.97

14 Heifers average 241.6p or £1374.89

Top Price in the cattle ring was 266p for a classy Limousin Bullock consigned by A.A. & J. Brand, Nether Myres selling to Mr. Ewart Fairlie, Letham.

Top Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 266p Nether Myres; Cont. 248p Gask; B.B. 230p Todhall; B.P. 210p Todhall; Simm. 214p Todhall.

Heifers –

B.B.x Lim. 264p Gask; Lim. 262p West Bog; Cont. 262p Nether Myres; B.P. 260p Craignathro; Cont. X 260p Nether Myres; Lim.X 258p West Bog; B.B. 254p & 248p Nether Myres; Char. 244p Craignathro.

Top Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1619.94 Nether Myres; Cont. £1488 Gask; B.B.x £1421.40 Todhall; Sim.X £1316.10 Todhall.

Heifers –

Lim. - £1571.22 & £1522.22 West Bog; Cont. £1531.20 Gask; Lim.X £1440.40 Nether Myres; B.P. £1409.20 Craignathro.

Cast Cows (5)

 A.A. £900 & £890 St. Fort; B.P. £880 Cairncross

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (805) sold to 216.3p for 43kg Beltex’s from Mr. Rory Stoddart, Mill of Inverarity and to £99 (three times)  for 59kg Texels from Messrs A. Spence, West Mains of Kincaldrum, 49.5kg Tex from Mill of Inverarity and 52kg John Jackson, Southtown of Melgund.

SQQ hoggets average 190.4p

Leading Prices per Kilo –

Tex. 215.4p Torrax; Suff. 208.9p Cairncortie; Belt. 207.1p Easter Cash; Belt.x 207p Easter Cash; Cont. 205.1p Mill of Inverarity; Tex. X 200p Hatton of Cargill and Mill of Inverarity; Suff.x 193p Southtown of Melgund; Down 191.3p Stracathro & Careston Est. and Cairncortie; Chev. 184.9p Templeton; B.F. 183.8p Craignathro Farms.

Leading Prices per head –

Tex. £98 Torrax; Suff. £98 Cairncortie; Tex.X £95.50 Southtown of Melgund; Cont. £95 Torrax; Suff.X £94 Cairncortie; Belt. £93 Mill of Inverarity; Belt.x £92 Shandford; Down £92 Mains of Melgund; B.F. £76 Meikle Coul Cott.; Chev. £61 Templeton.

Cast Ewes and Rams (158)

Leading Prices per head for Ewes –

Tex. £138 Torrax; Tex.X £136 Shandford; Belt. £134 Torrax; Belt.x £127 Torrax; H.B. £126 Hallhill (Collessie); Cont £118 Shandford; Cross £101 Cairnleith; Chev. £80 Mill of Inverarity; B.F. £69 Margie.

Leading Prices per head for Rams –

Tex. £120 Cairnleith; Suff. £57 Margie.