Sale Date: 8th May 2019 – Weekly Primestock Sale

LAWRIE & SYMINGTON
THE FORFAR MART

WEDNESDAY,  8th MAY, 2019

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime Cattle and 788 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.

 PRIME CATTLE

Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 2.53p per kg for a 600 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1526.50 for a 710 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 239p.

 Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 2.62p per kg for a 538 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1464 for a 610 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.34p.

 Young Bulls (2)

Linc. Red £1013.54 (1.87p) St. Fort; A.A. £1222.65 (1.95p) St. Fort

Leading Prices per kg:-

Bullocks –

Lim. 2.48p & 2.44p  Nethermyres, 2.15p Gask.

 Heifers –

Lim. 2.56p Mill of Inverarity, 2.50p West Bog, 2.47p Nethermyres, 2.44p West Bog, 2.42p Mill of Inverarity; Char. 2.28p Gask.

 Leading Prices per head –

Bullocks –

Lim. £1518, £1476.20 & £1458.24 Nethermyres.

 Heifers –

Lim. £1443.24 Craignathro, £1430 West Bog, £1409.56 Nethermyres, £1402.17, £1401.18 & £1382.40 Mill of Inverarity; Char. £1411.32 Gask.

PRIME SHEEP

Included in the Sale today was the Tayside Suffolk Breeders Association Show and Sale kindly judged by Mr. Guthrie Batchelor, of Flemings of Arbroath and his awards were as follows:-

Class 1 – Pair Pure Suffolks (heavy)

1st – T. Sands, Southfield – 48kg - £114

2nd L. Learmonth, Wr. Oathlaw – 50.5kg - £113

3rd - J. Farquharson & Son, Horn – 45 kg - £97

Class 2 – Pair Pure Suffolks (under 44 kg)

1st – T. Sands, Southfield - 40 kg - £94

2nd J. Farquharson & Son, Horn - 43 kg - £91

Class 3 – Single Lamb – Pure or sired by Suffolk (any weight)

1st– J. & T.  MacPherson, Pitsundry – 55.5kg - £110

Class 4 – Single Ewe –

1st – J. & T. MacPherson, Pitsundry - £124

Class 5 – Open Class Pair Cross Lambs Sired by Suffolk (any weight)

1st – J. Farquharson & Son, Horn – 38 kg - £90

2nd – J. & T. MacPherson, Pitsundry – 42kg - £93

 

Champion – T. Sands, Southfield (Suff. Lamb -  48 kg - £114)

Reserve – L. Learmonth, Wr. Oathlaw – (Suff. Lamb – 50.5kg - £113)

 PRIME SPRING LAMBS (38) out with the show sold to £113 per head for Texel X from Upper Tulloes.

Lambs – (Per Head) –

Tex X Upper Tulloes £112 twice

Suf X North Mains of Baldovan £108

 

PRIME HOGGS  (676)  sold to 270p per kilo from Glenmoy

Leading Prices per head –

Belt Glenmoy £116

Tex Crossgates £110

Tex X Middlehill £106

Cont Newmill of Inshewan £104

 EWES – (74)

Tex Newton of Guthrie £121

Tex X Kirkton of Kingoldrum £109

Belt Greyburn £101

 

 

 


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