Sale Date: Wednesday 31st March, 2021 – Weekly Primestock Sale

THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 31st MARCH, 2021
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 25 Prime Cattle, 4 OTM’s and 368 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
PRIME CATTLE
Bullocks (6) – Sold to a top of 254p per kg for a 616 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1568.60 for a 682 kg Limousin from the Riggs to average 242.5p.
Heifers – (19) – Sold to a top of 260p per kg for a 532 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Penman Butchers, Crail and to £1478.64 for a 606 kg Limousin from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes Butchers, Dundee to average 242p.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Bullocks –
Lim. 252p Nethermyres, 246p Gask, 244p Nethermyres, 230p Riggs.
Heifers –
Lim. 258p Nethermyres, 257p Gask, 254p Craignathro & West Bog, 252p Pityot; 249p Pityot
Leading Prices per head –
Bullocks –
Lim. £1564.64, £1552.32 & £1551.81 Nethermyres, £1520.28 Gask
Heifers –
Lim. £1477.06 Craignathro, £1410.62 Nethermyres; Sim. £1456 Newton of Inshewan; Blonde £1424.28 Pityot
OTMS (4)
BB x £1030 (1.55p) Newton of Fotheringham
Lim. £955 (1.47p) Newton of Inshewan,

PRIME HOGGS (341) – Sold to a top of 369p per kg for a 42 kg Beltex and to £160 per head for 45kg Bleu Du Maine both from Balbrydie. Overall Ave. 275p per kg. SQQ Ave 281p per kg.
A heavier show of hoggs forward today, well fleshed types of all classes continue at a strong trade. Leaner hoggs harder to sell.
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 324p, 320p & 317p Newmill of Inshewan, 310p Middlehill, 309p Hatton of Cargill (twice), 307p & 302p Hatton of Cargill, 300p Middlehill, 297p Hatton of Cargill, 295p Heatherstacks, 294p Southtown of Melgund & Newmill of Inshewan
Belt. – 361p, 353p, 350p Balbrydie, 311p Middlehill (twice)
Suff. – 289p Southtown of Melgund, 281p Greenford, 280p Hatton of Cargill
BDM – 355p Balbrydie, 297p Hatton of Cargill
Chev. – 304p Middlehill, 302p Newmill of Inshewan
B.F. – 236p Afflochie
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £159, £157 & £153 Newmill of Inshewan, £150 Hatton of Cargill & Southtown of Melgund, £146 Newmill of Inshewan & Southtown of Melgund, £143 Newmill of Inshewan, £140.50 Greenford
Belt. - £155, £154, £152 (twice) Balbrydie, £149.50 Middlehill (twice)
BDM - £160 Balbrydie, £131 Hatton of Cargill
Suff. - £142 Southtown of Melgund, £135 Greenford, £132 Hatton of Cargill, £131 Heatherstacks, £130 Newmill of Inshewan
Chev. - £137 Middlehill, £127 Newmill of Inshewan
B.F. - £120 Greenford
EWES
Cont. - £147 Balbrydie
Tex. - £142 Balbrydie, £137 & £124 Shandford, £122 Wellbank Mains, £121 Ring, £118 Shandford
Belt. - £117 Balbrydie
Mule - £118 Pitreuchie
B.F. - £61 Dalbog


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