Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of Prime and Store Cattle and also 709 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Rams.
Store Cattle sold to a top of £1220 for 595 kg Simmentals from Middleton of Dalrulzion and to 228p for 495kg Limousins from Baldastard to average 214p per kg.
Sold to a top of £1569.60 and 240p per kg for a 654 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Fleming Butchers, Arbroath.
Prime Lambs (553) sold to a top of 250p per kg for a 34 kg Texel from Clochie and to £110 per head on two occasions, firstly for a pen of 47 kg Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion and secondly for a 53 kg Texel from New Barns. Best quality and handyweight lambs still easiest to sell, heavier lambs less money. Overall Ave. 205p . SQQ Ave. 209p.
Leading Prices per kg. -
Tex. – 241p Newbarns, 240p Mains of Dalrulzion,235p & 234p Mains of Dalrulzion, 230p Milton, 226p Clochie and Newbarns, 223p Tomlea, 222p Newbarns, 221p Cloquhat, 220p Er. Balgillo.
Belt. – 240p Balbrydie, 236p Scobshaugh, 233p & 225p Balbrydie, 224p Scobshaugh
Suff. – 209p Westtown of Barras, 208p Kinghornie, 207p Ashmore & Strone Ltd., 205p Afflochie
Chev. – 206p Neilston Cottar House
Chev./Mule – 211p Ashmore & Strone Ltd., 205p Fawsyde
Mule – 207p Westtown of Barras, 202p Tomlea, 200p Neilston Cottar House
BDM – 216p Balbrydie
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £108 Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), £107 Er. Balgillo, £105 Er. Balgillo & Mains of Dalrulzion, £104 Newbarns
Belt. - £106 Balbrydie, £104 Scobshaugh, £98 Balbryde
Suff. - £98 Clochie, £96 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £94 Coiliamy, Heatherstacks, Tomlea & Afflochie
Chev. - £93 Neilston Cottar House
Chev./Mule - £94 Heatherstacks, £92.50 Fawsyde
Mule - £94 Little Ballo, £91 Coiliamy, £90 Neilston Cottar Ho.
EWES & RAMS (156) – Ave. £79
All classes looking sharper for a mixed show of ewes.
Belt. - £144 Mains of Dalrulzion, £122 Balbrydie, £117 Balbrydie, £95 Er. Balgillo
Tex. - £130 Glencairn, £129 Er. Balgillo, £118 Glencairn, £108 Clochie
Suff. - £99 Clochie, £80.50 Over Baldinnie
Chev. - £97 Auchronie, £84 Mains of Dalrulzion, £80 Afflochie
BDM - £118 Scobshaugh
Mule - £80 Clochie, £76 Afflochie, £74 Wairds of Alpity
Tex. - £106 Mains of Dalrulzion
Suff. - £100 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.
Chev.- £96 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.