Sale Date: Wednesday 19th May, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 19th MAY 2021
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 22 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s and 252 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
PRIME CATTLE
Bullocks (7) – Sold to a top of 2.68p twice, one for a 624 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and second for a 562 kg Limousin from Chapel of Barras and purchased by Stark Butchers, Buckhaven and to £1672.32 for the 624 kg Limousin from Nethermyres to average 253.5p per kg.
Heifers – (14) – Sold to a top of 2.75p per kg for a 534 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1625 for a 650 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 257p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks –
Lim. 2.58p Gask, 2.50p Nethermyres, 2.46p Craignathro; Char. 2.43p Shandford; Sim. 2.42p Shandford.
Heifers –
Lim. 2.74p Gask, 2.68p & 2.66p Nethermyres, 2.65p West Bog; Lim. 2.62p Craignathro.
Young Bull –
A.A. 2.17p Wolflaw
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1670 Nethermyres, £1653.12 Craignathro, £1506.16 Chapel of Barras, £1491.24 Gask.
Heifers –
Lim. £1581.12 Craignathro, £1522.72 Chapel of Barras, £1521.10 West Bog, £1507 Gask, £1501.56 West Bog.
Young Bull –
A.A. £1527.68 Wolflaw
OTMS (2)
Cow -
Lim. £950 (1.39p) Afflochie
Bull –
Sim. £1600 (1.28p) Findowrie

PRIME SHEEP
SPRING LAMBS (52) – Sold to a top of 341p per kg for a pair of 46 kg Texel crosses and to £162 per head for a 49 kg Texel cross both from Upper Tulloes. Average 309p per kg.
A much heavier show of lambs forward today, with the majority of the lambs forward for sale today weighing 47 + kg.
PRIME HOGGS (171) – Sold to a top of 278p per kg for a pen of 46 kg Cheviots from Mains of Dalrulzion and to £134 per head for a pen of 61 kg Texels from Crossgates. Average 241p per kg.
Again a heavier show forward today. Hogg trade staying reasonable for better and fed types.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 254p & 253p (twice) Newmill of Inshewan, 248p Pitreuchie, 240p Crossgates
Chev. – 247p & 241p Newton of Fothringham
B.F. – 245p Newton of Fothringham, 236p Whitehills (Ardler)
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £130 & £128 Crossgates, £119 Newton of Fothringham, £117 Pitreuchie, £116 Middle Drimmie, £114 Newmill of Inshewan
Chev. - £128 Mains of Dalrulzion, £104 Newton of Fothringham
BDM - £116 Govals
EWES & RAMS (81) – Ave. £92
A better show of Ewes forward although overall trade would be easier.
EWES
Tex. - £139 Mains of Dalrulzion, £135 Grange of Conon & Mains of Dalrulzion, £123 Mains of Dalrulzion, £122 Midtown of Barras
Suff. - £120 Southtown of Melgund, £119 Drimmie, £112 Pitreuchie
Chev. - £80 Grange of Conon, £78 Mains of Dalrulzion
Chev./Mule - £86.50 Pitreuchie
Cross - £115 Midtown of Barras, £81 Middlehill, £80 Pitreuchie
RAMS
Tex. - £131 Grange of Conon
Suff. - £101 Grange of Conon


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