Wed 7 January [WEDNESDAY, 7th JANUARY, 2015]

WEDNESDAY, 7th JANUARY, 2015

Sale Date: Wed 7 January

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 36 Prime Cattle and Cast Cows and 861 Prime Hoggs, Cast Ewes and Rams.

 

PRIME CATTLE

Top Price in the Cattle ring was 262p for an outstanding BB x Lim Bullock consigned by J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall.

15 Bullocks ave 227p or £1435.06

14 Heifers ave 235.9p or £1367.65

Top Prices per kg –

Bullocks –

Lim. 248p (twice) Nether Myres; Cont. 246p Woodhead of Mailer; BB x Lim 262p Todhall; BP 244p Nether Myres; A.A. 234p South Ballo; Lim.X 240p Mill of Inverarity; Cont. X 236p Craignathro; South Devon X 220p Todhall.

Heifers –

Lim. 260p West Bog; Cont. 252p & 250p Nether Myres; Lim.X 242p & 240p Craignathro; Char. 238p Woodhead of Mailer; Lim.X BB 236p South Ballo; B.B.X 234p & 232p Todhall; Cont.X 234p Craignathro.

Top Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1622.60, £1597.12 and £1559.92 Nether Myres; Cont. £1543.20 Mill of Inverarity; Lim.X £1541.08 Craignathro.

Heifers –

Lim. £1540.80 Craignathro; Lim.X £1521.92 and £1487.20 West Bog; Cont. £1421.28 Nether Myres.

5 Cast Cows ave 130.7p or £938.00

Cont. £1100 (131.9p) Cairncross; B.P. £1020 (135.2p) and £960 (135.1p) Sandyford.

PRIME SHEEP

Prime Hoggets (606) sold to 233p and £106 for 45.5kg Beltex’s from J.T. Wainwright & Sons, Todhall to average 185p (plus 5p on the week).

With a useful show of Hoggs on offer all classes met a good sound trade.

Leading Prices per kg -

Belt. 219.1p Mill of Inverarity; Belt.X 218.2p Torrax; Suff. 215.1p Torrax; Cont. 214.4p Mill of Inverarity; Suff.X 209.3p Gillahill; Down 206.3p Gillahill; Tex. 204.2p Torrax; Tex.X 202.3p Mill of Inverarity; Cross 188.6p Milton; Chev. 187.5p Westtown of Barras; Char. 184.5p Milton; B.F. 183.8p Nether Drumheads.

Leading Prices per head –

Belt. £104 Mill of Inverarity; Suff. £103 Cairncortie;  Suff. X £100 Torrax; Down £99 Gillahill; Tex. £98 Torrax;  Belt.X £96 Mill of Inverarity, Kinrive and Torrax; Cont. £95 Todhall, Cairncortie and Gillahill; Tex.X £93 Drumyellow; Cross £90 Henderston Farms; Chev. £81 Kinrive; B.F. £80.50 Nether Drumheads; Char. £77.50 Milton.

Cast Ewes & Rams (255)

Leading Prices per head for Ewes –

Tex. £137 Mill of Inverarity; £130 East Mains of Auchterhouse; BFL £118 Newhouse of Glamis; Tex.X £107 Over Finlarg; Cont. £88 Henderston Farms; Chev. £86 East Mains of Auchterhouse; Cross £75 Milton; Suff. £70 Henderston Farms; B.F. £65 Afflochie.

Leading Prices per head for Clean Sheep –

B.F. £60 Glenshaugh and BHS Sporting.

Leading Prices per head for Rams –

Tex. £108 Balbrydie; Tex.X £88 Balbrydie; B.F. £84 Dalbog; Belt. £82 Redford Smithy; Cont. £80 Balbrydie.