THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 25th MAY, 2022
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 18 Prime Cattle, 4 OTM’s and 391 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams and Breeding Sheep.
Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 2.88p per kg and £1843.20 for a 640kg Limousin from Gask to average 2.72p.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 2.89p per kg for a 582kg Limousin from Gask and to £1808.80 for a 680kg Limousin from Pityot to average 2.71p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
BB 2.80p Pityot; Lim.x 2.74p New Grange.
Lim. 2.85p & 2.78p West Bog, 2.70p Chapel of Barras (twice) & Pityot; Sim. 2.70p Pityot; Romag. 2.70p Chapel of Barras; Char. 2.70p Pityot; B.B. 2.70p Chapel of Barras.
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1748.12 New Grange; B.B. £1624 Pityot
Lim. £1792 Fallaw, £1722.60 & Pityot, £1692.90 West Bog, £1681.98 Gask; Char. £1706.40 Pityot; Sim. £1706.40 & £1668.48 Pityot.
Sim. £1500 (1.89p), £1450 (1.95p), £1410 (1.97p) & £1320 (1.93po) – East Balloch
PRIME LAMBS (60) – Topping the Prime Lamb trade was a smart 46 kg Texel consigned by R. & K. Begg, Gallaton Farm realising £156 or 339.1p per kg to average 306p.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £154 North Mains of Baldovan, £151 Gallaton, £150 Upper Tulloes, Shandford & Gallaton, £149 Upper Tulloes, £148 North Mains of Baldovan
Suff. - £150 Quilkoe, £145 Southtown of Melgund, £143 Templeton, £141 Southtown of Melgund, £140 Templeton & Quilkoe & Drimmie
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 335.6p Gallaton, 334.8p Mains of Baldovan, 333.3p Upper Tulloes, 331.8p & 323.9p Upper Tulloes, 322.2p North Mains of Baldovan
Suff. – 317.8p & 311.1p Templeton, 297.9p Quilkoe, 293.6p Templeton, 291.7p Quilkoe, 290p Southtown of Melgund
PRIME HOGGS (158) – The Hogg trade remained firm for nice meaty types. Top Price per head was £156 for a pen of 68 kg shapely texels from James H. Collie, Crossgates. A pen of 7 cracking 44 kgs Beltex’s consigned by L. Laird, Knockhill hit 304.5p per kg to average 246p.
Leading prices per head:-
Tex. - £147 & £141 Crossgates, £132 Crowwood, £130 Scotston of Auchterhouse & Crossgates, £128 & £124 Hatton of Cargill, £120 West Mains of Finavon & Mains of Mause
Belt. - £134 & £128 Knockhill
B.F. - £105.50 Greenford
Suff. - £130 Pitreadie, £126 Hatton of Cargill, £124 Greenford
Chev. - £127.50 & £122 Greenford, £116 Hatton of Cargill, £114 Greenford
Cont. - £127 Greenford
Chev./Mule - £112 & £110 Ashmore & Strone
Cross - £124 Scotston of Auchterhouse
Leading Prices per kilo:-
Tex. – 272.7p West Mains of Finavon, 270.8p & 266p Crossgates, 263.8p & 260p Hatton of Cargill, 256.5p & 241.7p Pitreadie
Belt. – 290.9p Knockhill, 273.6p Balkello
B.F. – 251.2p Greenford, 245p Mains of Mause
Suff. – 256.8p Pitreadie, 252p Hatton of Cargill, 245.8p Pitreadie
Chev. – 265.6p & 265.2p Greenford, 252.2p Hatton of Cargill
Cont. – 270.2p Greenford
Chev./Mule – 224.5p Ashmore & Strone
Cross – 229.6p Scotston of Auchterhouse
CAST SHEEP (122) - There was a mixed show of ewes on offer today with quality still maintaining recent rates.
R. & K. Begg, Gallaton had a nice run of Texel’s with his top pen realising £155.
A BFL Ram consigned by J. & J. Gibb, Glenisla & Glencally sold to £146
Tex. - £150 Newton of Guthrie, £140 Gallaton, £131 Pearsie, £126 Mains of Mause, £123 Hatton of Cargill
B.F. - £90 Glenisla & Glencally
Suff. - £120 Pearsie
Chev. - £102 Longrig
Chev./Mule - £120 Hatton of Cargill, £117 Ashmore & Strone
Cross - £120 Wester Campsie, £118 Franklin St.
BREEDING SHEEP – (51)
1 Texel Ewes with 2 Beltex Lambs at foot - £103 Newbarns
3 Texel Ewes with 6 Beltex Cross Lambs at foot - £101 Newbarns
1 Texel Ewe with 1 Beltex Lamb at foot - £100 Newbarns
7 Texel Hoggs with 6 Beltex Lambs at foot - £100 Newbarns
2 Suffolk (2crop) Ewes with 2 Texel Lambs at foot - £92 Longrig
1 Beltex (2crop) Ewe with 1 Texel Lamb at foot - £91 Longrig