THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2020
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 21 Prime Cattle and 1097 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 256p per kg for a 567kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1490.40 for a 690 kg AA from Wolflaw and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average to average 238p.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 253p per kg for a 516kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1459.92 for a 616kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 240p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 250p Nethermyres, 235p Chapel of Barras; A.A. 216p Wolflaw.
Lim. 251p West Bog, Gask & Nethermyres, 250p Gask, 245p Nethermyres & West Bog, 237p West Bog, 234p & 232p Chapel of Barras.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1451.52 & £1400 Nethermyres.
Lim. £1458.31 & £1435 Gask, £1405.30, £1386.70 & £1327.79 West Bog, £1317.42 Chapel of Barras.
YOUNG BULLS (3)
£1235.79 (2.07p), £1276 (2.03p) & £1167.25 (2.03p) Heatherstacks
NEW SEASON LAMBS (782) sold to a top of 246p/kg for a pair of 45kg Bel from Balbrydie & to £115 for a 54kg Tex from Hallhill (Kinneff). Today’s sale following the national trend with trade being easier. Best types & quality selling the easiest, leaner lambs a harder sell.
Overall Avg. 191p/kg, SQQ Avg. 192p/kg (-13p on the week, +39p on the year)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex – 232p North Mains of Dun, 225p & 217p Cairncorthie, 213p Hallhill (Kinneff), 208p Clochie & South Ballo, 207p North Mains of Dun, 206p Goddens & Clochie
Bel – 233p Goddens, 227p South Ballo, 215p (twice) Goddens, 210p Clochie, 204p Gallowshade Road & Goddens
Suf- 200p Wardmill & North Mains of Baldovan, 195p Middle Drimmie, 194p North Mains of Baldovan, 191p Clochie & Middle Drimmie
Cont- 204p Newton of Fotheringham
Chev/Mule- 191p Hallhill
Leading Prices per head –
Tex- £114 & £108 North Mains of Dun, £106 Cairncorthie, £101 North Mains of Baldovan, Southtown of Melgund & Westtown of Barras, £100 Cairncorthie, £98 Redford Smithy
Bel- £111 Balbrydie, £107 South Ballo, £105 Goddens, £99 Tomlea
Suf- £99 Cairnleith, £98 Southtown of Melgund, £97 North Mains of Baldovan, £96 Clochie
Cont- £92 & £90 Newton of Fotheringham
Chev/Mule- £90 Hallhill (Kinneff)
EWES (315) – Ave. £63 –A bigger show of Ewes forward today, majority BF, Mules & other feeding type ewes. All ewes still selling away strongly.
Leading Prices –
Bel - £128 & £122 Balbrydie
Tex- £112 Balbrydie, £106 The Cottage (Teuchats), £105 Middle Drimmie, £100 Cairnleith & Wardmill, £95 Middle Drimmie, £93 Balcormo
Suf- £98 North Mains of Dun, £70 Eight Acres
Chev- £94, £93 & £82 Starr
Mule- £86 & £76 Middle Drimmie, £67.50 Glensaugh
BF- £56 Nether Drumheads, £55 Glensaugh, £49.50 Nether Drumheads & Glensaugh
Shet- £36 Croftmuir of Dounie