Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 21 Prime Cattle, 2 OTM’s and 443 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 253p per kg and £1538.24 for a 608 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie, Letham to average 242p per kg.
Heifers (17) Sold to a top of 257p per kg for a 519 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1507.50 for a 670 kg from Pityot and purchased by Yorkes Butchers, Dundee to average 236p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 248p Nethermyres, 240p Woodhead of Mailer, 230p Pityot.
Lim. 256p & 248p Nethermyres, 246p West Bog & Chapel of Barras, 240p Woodhead of Mailer; BB 240p Chapel of Barras
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1504.20 Pityot, £1473.12 Nethermyres, £1360.80 Woodhead of Mailer.
Lim. £1484.82 Woodhead of Mailer, £1480.16 Pityot, £1467.03 West Bog; Char. £1431.66 Pityot; BB £1423.20 Chapel of Barras
Sim. £1100 (1.30p) & £1020 (1.28p) Meikle Tullo
NEW SEASON LAMBS (378) sold to a top of 246p per kg for a pair of 43 kg Tex. x from Kinclune and to £108 on three occasions for Texels from Newbarns. Handyweights and quality lacking throughout the sale today, although still returning a respectable average considering the national trend and show forward. More numbers required weekly. Over. Ave. 197p per kg (-5p) SQQ ave. 200p (-7p)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 235p Over Baldinnie, 217p Haillhill (Kinneff), 216p Newbarns, 215p Shandford, 213p Pitreuchie & Creagan, 211p Newbarns (twice) & N. Balluderon, 210p Newbarns.
Belt. 227p Shandford
Suff. 209p, 206p & 204p Shandford, 200p North Mains of Dun
Chev. 195p E. Scryne, 193p Little Ballo, 184p E. Scryne
Mule 200p Westtown of Barras
B.F. 180p Glensaugh, 175p Little Ballo
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £106 Kinclune, £105 & £104 Newbarns, £102 Hillhill (Kinneff), £100 Newbarns, £98 Creagan & Hallhill (Kinneff)
Belt. £98 Shandford
Suff. £94 North Mains of Dun & Shandford (twice), £93 & £92 Shandford
Chev. £87 Little Ballo, £81 E. Scryne
Mule £92 & £80 Westtown of Barras
B.F. £72 Little Ballo, £68.50 Glensaugh
EWES (65) – Ave. £79 – Ewes selling to a sound trade again, all classes meeting a firm demand.
Leading Prices –
Tex. £102 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £97 Hallhill (Kinneff), £91 Middle Drimmie
Belt. £102 Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Suff. £98 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £74 Wr. Campsie
Chev. £72 Hallhill (Kinneff)
Mule £82, £79.50 Middle Drimmie, £74 Glensaugh, £70 Kirkton of Kingoldrum & Middle Drimmie
H. B. £91 Hallhill (Kinneff)
B.F. £61 Kinclune
Dor. £73.50 Wr. Campsie
Shet. £42 Hallhill (Kinneff)