THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 15th MARCH, 2023
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 16 Prime Cattle and 693 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
PRIME CATTLE – Were full of quality and style
BULLOCKS – (1) – Sold to a top of 2.85p per kg and to £2154.60 for a 756 kg shapey Limousin Cross from Wellhead and purchased by B. & T. Kitson, Yorkshire.
HEIFERS – (15) – Sold to a top of 3.28p per kg for a superb 580 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and to £2115.48 for a 732 kg Charolais Cross oozing meat from Wellhead and purchased by B. & T. Kitson, Yorkshire to average 3.01p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 3.22p & 3.20p Chapel of Barras, 3.16p Gask, 3.02p Barns of Airlie, 2.989p Pityot, 2.96p Barns of Airlie & West Bog, 2.92p Pityot; BB 3.10p West Bog.
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £2104.56 Gask, £1999.24 Barns of Airlie, £1944.72 Pityot, £1931.40 & £1929.92 Barns of Airlie, £1902.40 Gask, £1870.72 & £1853.80 West Bog; Sim. £1903.84 Pityot.
PRIME HOGGS (611) - Prime Hoggs topped at £130 (four times), firstly for a 42 kg Beltex from our Fieldsmen, Mike Simpson, Berrydyke and to 309.5p per kg, and from T. & J. Clark & Son, Wellhead for his run of Beltex and Texels scaling 43 kg, 45kg and 58 kg.
Leading Prices per head:-
Tex. - £125 Middlehill, £123 & £120 Mains of Dalrulzion, £122 & £120 Gyratesmyre, £120 Wellhead
Belt. - £129 & £125 Berrydyke, £125 Wellhead & Gibsonhall, £120 Odmoston & Newmill of Inshewan
B.F. - £110 Glenlethnot, £106 Newmill of Inshewan
Suff. - £115 (twice) Grange of Conon, £115 (twice) Gyratesmyre & Wellhead, £112 Gibsonhall & Middlehill, £111.50 Middle Drimmie, £110 Shandford
Chev. - £112 Auchronie, £110 & £106 Lochmill, £109.50 Scotston, £108 & £106 Auchcairnie
Chev. Mule - £110 & £108 Middlehill, £108 Cairnleith, £108 & £106 Coiliamy
Scotch Mule - £111 & £108 Middlehill, £100 Knockhill, £99 Berrydyke
Cross - £110 & £108 Cairnleith, £109 Glensaugh
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 260.9p Mains of Dalrulzion, 255.6p Grange of Conon, 252.3p Odmoston, 251.2p The Haugh, 248.8p & 248.6p Croftmuir of Dounie
Belt. – 302.3p & 288.9p Wellhead, 284.1p & 255.8p Gibsonhall, 272.1p & 266.7p Berrydyke, 266.7p Odmoston
B.F. – 266p Glenlethnot, 207.8p Newmill of Inshewan, 205.1p Glensaugh
Suff. – 254.5p & 229.8p Gibsonhall, 243.2p Kinghornie, 238p Middlehill, 236.8p Shandford, 236.4p & 232.3p Middle Drimmie, 230p Gyratesmyre, 229.8p Southtown of Melgund
Chev. – 245.2p & 243.3p Scotston of Auchterhouse, 245.2p Auchronie
Chev./Mule – 230.4p & 216p Coiliamy, 229.8p Middlehill, 225.5p Kinghornie, 207.7p Cairnleith
Scot,/Mule – 236p Middlehill, 225p Berrydyke
Cross – 218p Glensaugh, 207.7p Cairnleith
CAST SHEEP (82) –
Ewes met a buoyant trade with D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion hitting the top spot at £175 for a pen of Texels.
Tex. £172 Mains of Dalrulzion, £159 & £141 Grange of Conon, £153 Newton of Guthrie, £145 & £124 Coiliamy
B.F. - £65 Newmill of Inshewan
Suff. - £134 Coiliamy
Chev. - £85 West Town of Barras, £80 Mains of Dalrulzion
Chv./Mule - £70 Cairnleith
Scotch Mule - £103 & £90 Coiliamy, £89 & £86 Middle Drimmie
Cross - £117 Grange of Conon
Shet. - £45 West Town of Barras
Tex. - £150 Mains of Dalrulzion
Belt. - £125 Mains of Dalrulzion
B.F. - £95 Glensaugh
Chev. - £140 Mains of Dalrulzion