THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 15th FEBRUARY, 2023
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 16 Prime Cattle, 7 OTM and 755 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
BULLOCKS (1) – Sold to a top of 2.90p per kg and to £1827 for a 630 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Yorkes of Dundee.
HEIFERS – (15) – Sold to a top of 3.16p per kg for 556 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1895.40 for a 702 kg Limousin from Barns of Airlie and purchased by Mr. S. Watson on behalf of a client to average 2.87p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 2.90p Mains of Melgund & Greenhead (three times), 2.88p Mains of Melgund, 2.86p Mains of Melgund, 2.84p Greenhead; Char. X 2.88p Gask.
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1827 Greenhead, £1812.56 Barns of Airlie, £1792.20 & £1789.20 Greenhead, £1756.96 Gask, £1751.60 Mains of Melgund, £1740 Greenhead, £1670.40 Mains of Melgund; Char. £1762.56 Gask.
A.A. £1760 (2.25p) & £1660 (2.06p) Shandford
Lim. £1700 (2.09p) Shandford
Sim. £1540 (2.15p) Shandford
B. Short. £1420 (1.96p) & £1200 (1.70p) Shandford
PRIME HOGGS (652) - Topping the hogg trade was D.R. Hood, Middlehill for a suberb 64 kg Texel realising £135. Top Price per kilo was 302.3p for a pen of three Beltex’s scaling 43 kg from A.D. Beaton, Newmill of Inshewan.
Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. £130 & £118 Wellhead, £130 Newton of Fothringham, £120 & £118 Middlehill, £115 South Ballo & Newton
Beltex £130 & £121 Walnut Grove, £130 Newmill of Inshewan, £121 & £120 Newton of Fothringham, £116 The Haugh, £110 Newton
B.F. £107 Bears Den, £100 Glensaugh, £97 Thistlebrig
Suff. £117 Newton of Fothringham, £116 & £115 Wylie St., £113 Coiliamy, £110 Afflochie, £110 Wellhead & Shandford
Chev. £109 & £108 Auchronie, £97.50 Newmill of Inshewan
Chev./Mule £100.50 Wylie St.
Scotch Mule £95 Newton
Cross £120 South Ballo & Croft of Cultalonie, £117 Wellhead, £115 Glensaugh, £112 Drumyellow
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. 255.8p & 250p Wellhead, 251.5p Denbrae, 250p & 244.7p Newton, 246.5p The Haugh, 245.5p Auchronie, 245p Shandford, 244.4p Thistlebrig, 244.3p South Ballo
Belt. 276.6p & 258.7p Walnut Grove, 275p Newton, 270.8p Newmill of Inshewan, 255.3p Wellhead, 250p The Haugh & Shandford
B.F. 250p Newton, 214p Bears Den, 210.9p Thistlebrig, 206.6p West Kinmonth, 200p Glensaugh
Suff. 238.6p & 230.6p Coiliamy, 234.4p Odmoston, 232.9p & 230.4p Shandford
Chev. 245.5p & 239.3p Auchronie, 243.8p Newmill of Inshewan
Chev./Mule 209.4p Wylie St.
Scotch/Mule 226.2p Newton
Cross 254.3p & 228.3p Wellhead, 226.3p Croft of Cultalonie, 223.8p Templeton, 223.2p West Kinmonth, 218.6p Glensaugh, 217.9p West Kinmonth, 215.4p Drumyellow
CAST SHEEP (103) – Top Price per head of the cast trade was £148 for a smart Texel from G. & K. Lawrie, Hillhead of Careston. Rams sold to £135 for a continental from Glensaugh
Tex. £91 Hillhead of Careston, £80 Chapelton of Menmuir & Gibsonhall
Suff. £134 Woodside of Chapelton
Chev. £131 Hillhead of Careston, £106 North Balluderon, £90 Wylie St.
Cont. £118 West Town of Barras, £111 Hillhead of Careston
Chev./Mule £90 Denbrae
Scotch/Mule £86 West Town of Barras, £79 Glensaugh
Cross £96 Archgrove, £95 & £75 North Balluderon
Shet. £56 West Town of Barras
Jac. £52 Gibsonhall
B.F. £90 Glensaugh, £80 Little Ballo, £76 & £75 West Town of Barras, £71 Thistlebrig
Cont. £135 Glensaugh