Wed 22 October [Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014]

Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014

Sale Date: Wed 22 October

Lawrie and Symington, Forfar Mart had forward 30 Prime and Cast Cattle and 1332 Prime and Cast Sheep comprising 1004 Prime Sheep and 328 Cast Ewes and Rams.

Bullocks (5) averaged 234.8p or £1429.64 and Heifers (19) averaged 238.1p or £1337.10.

Top Price in the cattle ring was 268p for a Limousin X BB Heifer consigned by Craignathro Farms Ltd.

Top Prices per kg –

Heifers -

BB X Lim. – 268p, 260p (twice) Craignathro Farms; Cont. 264p 256p & 252p Nether Myres; Lim. 262p & 260p West Bog; BP 226p & 222p South Ballo; Sim. 224p Pityot; AA. 230p & 224p Pityot.

Bullocks –

Lim. 250p & 236p Nether Myres; British Blue 250p Nether Myres; Cont. (Heavy) 220p Newton of Guthrie.

Top Prices per head –

Heifers –

Lim. £1604.20 & £1524.84 West Bog; Lim. X BB £1565.12 Craignathro; Cont. £1554.96 Nether Myres; Cont.X £1450.80 Craignathro.

Bullocks –

British Blue £1525, £1485 & £1470.28 Nether Myres

Cast Cows (6) averaged 131.1p or £946.67.

Cast cows sold to a top of 139.7p for an AA Cow from Messrs A. & C. Watson, Glasslaw, Stonehaven.

Top Prices –

Lim. £990 Woodside; Cont. £940 (twice) & £920 Glasslaw; BP £810 Woodside; AA £1080 Glasslaw.


Prime Sheep

Top Price per kilo for lambs was 181.3p for 48kg Beltex from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion they also had the top price per head of £87 to average 148p (n/c on the week). SQQ Lambs averaged 157.7p.

Leading Prices per kilo –

Belt.X 172.4p Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Belt. 166.7 Scobshaugh; Cont. 167.1 Coilamy; Tex. 164.9p Clatto; Tex.X 161p South Ballo; Char. 161p West Mains of Turin; Char.X 157.5p West Mains of Turin; Suff. 157.8p Templeton; Suff. X 152.5 Coilamy; X 148.8p Mains of Creuchies; BF 135.1p Drumdewan.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £80 Milton; Belt. X £77 Mains of Dalrulzion; Cont. £76 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex. £75 Meikle Tullo; Tex.X £73 Largie; Char. £70 Mains of Balhall; Char.X £66 West Mains of Turin; Suff. £71 Templeton; Suff.X £68 Leoch Farmers; X £64 Tomlea; BF £50 Drumdewan.

A good turnout of ewes sold very well and many more could have been sold to the good ringside of buyers.

Leading prices per head for Ewes –

Tex. £88 Croft of Cultalonie; Chev. £83 Wemyss Castle; Suff.X £79 Kirkton of Kingoldrum; Tex.X £75 Henderston; Cont. £74 Hillhead of Careston; Lleyn £70 Meikle Tullo; Belt. £66 Scobshaugh; X £66 Clatto; BF £57 Glensaugh; Belt.X £53 Scobshaugh.

Clean Sheep –

BF £57 Millden

Rams –

Suff. £82 Oathlaw;Tex. £76 Upper Middleton; BF £59 Millden.