Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 28 Prime Cattle , 5 OTM’s and 537 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (11) Sold to a top of 244p per kg for a 584 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and to £1504.80 for a 660 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to aver. 227p per kg.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 260p per kg and £1474.20 for a 567 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of J.B. Penman, Crail to aver. 232p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 236p Nethermyres, 235p Chapel of Barras, 230p Sandyford, 228p Gask.
Lim. 254p Nethermyres, 248p West Bog, 244p Pityot, 238p Nethermyres; Sim. 218p Fallaw.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1503 Gask, £1485 Nethermyres, £1476.60 Sandyford, £1470.28 Nethermyres, £1446.40 Gask.
Lim. £1443.36 West Bog, £1425.56 Pityot, £1375.40 West Bog, £1366.52 Nethermyres; Sim. £1255.68 Fallaw.
YOUNG BULLS (3)
A.A. £964.80 (1.60p) & £897 (1.70p) St. Fort
A.A. £1100 (1.12p) St. Fort
B.G. £720 (1.18p) Cotton of Pitkennedy
NEW SEASON LAMB (1) sold to 244p per kg and £115 for a 47 kg Suffolk from Wr. Oathlaw. More needed on a weekly basis to fulfil demand.
PRIME HOGGS (380) Sold to a top of £124 for a 50 kg Beltex and 270p per kg for a 40 kg Beltex from Newmill of Inshewan. Many consigners now approaching the tail end of their hoggs leading to a mixed show of hoggs today. However, it is worth noting that many pens of hoggs today weighing in the early 40 kgs were making the same as some pens at 50+ kgs.
Overall aver. 208p. SQQ 210p.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 262p Gyratesmyre, 259p Drumyellow, 258p, 243p & 241p Gibsonhall, 238p Newmill of Inshewan, 236p Gyratesmyre.
Belt. 261p Newmill of Inshewan (twice), 260p & 256p Newbigging of Craighall, 250p Newmill of Inshewan.
Suff. 200p Newbigging of Craighall, Little Powburn and Hatton of Cargill.
Chev. 210p Ashmore & Strone Est. (twice), 205p Hatton of Cargill & Ashmore & Strone Est., 204p Pityot, 200p Drumyellow.
B.F. 194p Drumyellow
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £118 Gyratesmyre, £116 Gibsonhall, £114 Hatton of Cargill & Gyratesmyre
Belt. £120 Newmill of Inshewan (three times), £118 Newmill of Inshewan
Suff. £108 Gyratesmyre, £100 Hatton of Cargill, £94 Newbigging of Craighall
Chev. £94 & £92 Pityot
BDM £104 Hatton of Cargill
Mule £88 Drumyellow
EWES – (156) Ave. £83
Tex. £138 Newton of Fotheringham, £122 Longacre, £120 Newbarns
Belt. £104 Shandford
Suff. £124 & £122 Shandford
Cont. £120 & £112 Shandford
Lleyn £96 Balconnel
B.F. £92 & £70 Maryton
SM £80 Wood of Auldbar