Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 21 Prime Cattle, 13 OTM’s and 919 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 264p per kg and £1591.92 for a 603 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth to average 238p.
Heifers (15) Sold to a top of 254p per kg for a 590 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Blairgowrie and to £1543.96 for a 638 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath to average 239p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 247p Nethermyres, 235p & 229p Woodhead of Mailer, 226p Chapel of Barras
Lim. 250p Pityot, 248p Nethermyres, 246p Pityot, 242p West Bog, 240p Nethermyres, Pityot (twice) & West Bog
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1519.05 Nethermyres, £1473.45 & £1440.41 Woodhead of Mailer, £1367.30 Chapel of Barras
Lim. £1498.60 West Bog, £1454.64 & £1424.34 Pityot, £1416.10 Mill of Inverarity
Lim. £1280 (1.53p) Tullywhanland, 1210 (1.43p) Barns of Airlie
Char. £1265 (1.41p) South Leckaway, £1150 (1.07p) Shandford, £1080 (1.37p) Muirhouses
Sim. £920 (1.28p) Hunthill
NEW SEASON LAMBS (747) sold to a top of 272p per kg for a pen of 44 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh and to a top of £120 for the same pen from the same home. Lambs selling to a strong trade again. Lambs carrying finish and best types working away best, leaner lambs meeting more resistance. Overall Average 191p per kg. SQQ Ave. 195p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. – 231p Meikle Tullo, 218p Gyratesmyre, 213p Meikle Tullo, 211p Cloquhat Farms & Clochie, 208p Over Baldinnie & Clochie, 206p Cloquhat Farms & Meikle Tullo
Belt. – 247p Scobshaugh, 240p Clochie, 231p Scobshaugh, 221p Shandford, 220p & 219p Scobshaugh, 213p Shandford & Scobshaugh
Suff. – 197p Afflochie & Shandford, 196p Afflochie, 195p Shandford, 193p Cairnleith
Chev./Mule – 190p Ashmore & Strone Ltd. (twice)
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £104 Meikle Tullo, £100 Clochie, £98 Meikle Tullo, £95 Clochie & Meikle Tullo, £94 Over Baldinnie, Gyratesmyre & Clochie (twice)
Belt. £108 Scobshaugh, £106 Clochie (twice), £104 Scobshaugh (twice), £102 Shandford
Suff. - £94 & £92 Clochie, £91.50 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £90 Starr, Shandford (twice) & Gyratesmyre
EWES (172) – Ave. £70 – Ewes coming in at an easier trade. Ewes with meat working away best.
Leading Prices –
Tex. £112 Clochie, £110 , £102 & £99 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £97 Loyal, £96 Broadshade
Cont. £103 Broadshade
Suff. £99 Clochie, £91 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £85 Shandford
B.F. £50 Nether Drumheads, £40 Afflochie
BFL £80.50 Clarkshill
Mule £79 Clochie, £71 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £66 Glensaugh, £63 Glensaugh, £60 Afflochie & Bowden House