Sale Date: Wednesday 23rd March, 2022 – Weekly Primestock Sale

THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 23rd MARCH, 2022
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 22 Prime Cattle, 3 OTM’s and 456 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams and Store Lambs.
PRIME CATTLE
Bullocks (3) Sold to a top of 2.64p per kg for a 620 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and to £1710.08 for a 668 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres to average 2.60p per kg.
Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 2.81p per kg for a 544 kg Limousin from West Bog and to £1639.44 for a 594 kg Limousin from the Gask to average 2.61p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Bullocks –
B.B. 2.60p Nethermyres; Lim. 2.56p Nethermyres.
Heifers –
Lim. 2.76p Gask, 2.74p Greenhead, 2.69p Nethermyres, 2.64p Greenhead, 2.62p West Bog, Craignathro & Gask, 2.60p Chapel of Barras; B.B. 2.60p Greenhead.
Leading Prices per head:-
Bullocks –
B.B. £1664 Nethermyres; Lim. £1636.80 Nethermyres.
Heifers –
Lim. £1626.24 Greenhead, £1624.40 Gask, £1607.68 Greenhead, £1540.56 West Bog, £1528.92 Greenhead, £1528.64 West Bog; B.B. £1560 Greenhead; Saler £1510.40 Gask.
COWS (3)

Char. X £1250 (1.77p), Lim. £1210 (1.86p) & Sim. X £1130 (1.71p) East Balloch

PRIME SHEEP
The first Spring Prime Lambs of the season were consigned by L. Learmonth, Wr. Oathlaw for Suffolks topping £118 and £110
Top Price per head for Prime Hoggs was £139/315.9p for a pen of 4 smart Beltex’s scaling 44 kg consigned by C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie Farm to average 245p.
HOGGS (303) –
Leading prices per kg:-
Beltex – 309.1p & 300p Balbrydie
Texel – 287.2p & 284.4p Knockhill, 278.4p Newbarns, 275p Pitairlie, 265p Afflochie, 262.5p & 262.2p Gibsonhall, 260p Newton
Cheviot – 252.4p & 238.6p Newton
Suffolk – 245.6p & 245p Afflochie, 245.5p Lednathie, 241.9p Drumyellow, 238.6p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 229.2p Newton
Cross – 245p Drumyellow, 229.5p Lednathie
B.F. – 238.8p Afflochie, 228.6p Drumyellow
Dorset – 237.5p Newton

Leading Prices per head:-
Beltex - £136 Balbrydie, £129 Balbrydie & Newton
Texel - £138 & £135 Knockhill, £130 Balconnel & Newton, £126 (twice) Newbarns, £125 (twice) Newton
Suffolk - £114 & £110 Newton, £110.50 Afflochie, £108 Lednathie, £105 (twice) Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £104 Drumyellow
Chev. - £103.50 Newton
B.F. - £103.50, £99 Lednathie, £95.50 Afflochie, £80 Gallowshade & Drumyellow
Cross - £120 Drumyellow, £101 Lednathie
Dorset - £95 Newton

STORE HOGGS – (22) – sold to £68 twice, firstly for a pen of Suffolks from J.K. Duncan,Croft of Cultalonie and secondly for a pen of Suffolks from N.R. Constable, Tomlea

Leading Prices per head
Cheviot - £54 Ashmore & Strone
B.F. - £45 Gallowshade

EWES & RAMS
Topping the trade today in the ewe ring was a tremendous Texel consigned by W. Mather & Sons, Shandford which realised £218
EWES –
Texel - £172 & £170 Over Baldinnie, £159 Balconnel, £143, £122 Croft of Cultalonie, £130 & £127 Whitehills
Beltex - £170 Balbrydie
Suffolk - £162 Wester Oathlaw & Shandford, £159 & £120 Woodend
B.F. - £93 Nr. Drumheads, £92 Croft of Cultalonie & Lednathie
BHL - £104 Ashmore & Strone

RAMS –
Texel - £162 Balconnel
Chev. - £160 Balconnel
Belt. - £132 & £114 Balbrydie
B.F. - £102 Nr. Drumheads


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