Sale Date: Wednesday 28th April, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 28th APRIL 2021
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 20 Prime Cattle, 9 OTM’s and 268 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
PRIME CATTLE
Bullocks (8) – Sold to a top of 2.60p per kg for a 662 kg BB from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., and to £1744.08 for a 676 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 244p.
Heifers – (12) – Sold to a top of 2.62p per kg (twice) one for a 584 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Blairgowrie and second for a 540kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by R. Watt Butcher, Forfar and to £1530.08 for a 584 kg Limousin from West Bog to average 253p.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks –
Lim. 258p Nethermyres, 256p Chapel of Barras; Sim. 248p Shandford.
Heifers –
Lim. 259p Nethermyres, 258p Chapel of Barras & West Bog, 254p Gask & Riggs, 250p Nethermyres, 248p Gask & Chapel of Barras.
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
BB £1721.20 Nethemyres; Lim. £1612.80 & £1596 Upper Tulloes, £1536 Riggs
Heifers –
Lim. £1491.24 West Bog, £1483.36 Riggs, £1455.12 & £1448.32 Chapel of Barras, £1447.80 Gask
OTMS (9)
Cows (8)
Char. X - £1220 (1.44p) East Balloch
Lim. x - £1200 (1.44p) Scobshaugh
B. Short. - £900 (1.59p) Scobshaugh
Sim. X - £950 (1.39p) & £865 (1.34p) East Balloch
Linc. Red - £1075 (1.36p), £940 (1.32p) & £830 (1.31p) St. Fort
Bull (1)
Lim. - £1240 (1.33p) Afflochie
PRIME SHEEP
SPRING LAMBS – First of the spring lambs forward for sale today, selling to a top of 315p per kg and £136 per head for Suffolks from East Ingliston. More required weekly.
PRIME HOGGS (218) – Sold to a top of 329p per kg for 47 kg Beltex from Newmill of Inshewan and to £163 per head for a pair of 61 kg Texels from Westhall.
Overall Average 272p per kg. SQQ Ave. 280p per kg
A very end of season show forward, best quality remain a good price, lesser end easing.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 320p Newmill of Inshewan, 312p Glenmoy, 304p Newton of Fotheringham, 301p Greens of Gardyne, 300p Westtown of Barras and Newton of Fotheringham, 297p Hatton of Cargill
Belt. – 305p Newton of Fotheringham
Chev. – 307p Greens of Gardyne, 302p Glenmoy, 297p Greens of Gardyne, 296p Newton of Fotheringham
Cont. – 293p Westtown of Barras
BDM – 302p Hatton of Cargill (twice)
Suff. – 288p Westtown of Barras, 286p Glenmoy
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £150 & £149 Glenmoy, £147 Newton of Fotheringham & Hatton of Cargill, £140 Westhall, £139 Glenmoy, £138 Newmill of Inshewan
Belt. - £116 Newton of Fotheringham
Chev. - £140 & £130 Glenmoy, £119 Newmill of Inshewan, £117 Greens of Gardyne, £112.50 Newton of Fotheringham
BDM - £140 & £139 Hatton of Cargill
Suff. - £143 Glenmoy, £133 Hatton of Cargill (twice), £131 Glenmoy, £129 Newmill of Inshewan
EWES & RAMS – Ave. £92 per head
EWES
Tex. - £141 Westhall, £134.50 Shandford, £134 & £128 Westhall
Suff. - £128, £124 & £120 Shandford
Cont. - £135 Shandford, £108 Gibsonhall
Chev./Mule - £113 & £101 North Balluderon
Cross - £94 North Balluderon
B.F. - £70 Maryton


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