Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 22 Prime Cattle and 930 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 251p per kg for a 584 kg BRB x from Nethemyres and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Monifieth and to £1473.54 for a 599 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., to average 232p.
Heifers (15) Sold to a top of 258p per kg for a 545 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1502.50 for a 601 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 239p.
Young Bull (1) Sold to 202p (£1240.28) for a 614 kg South Devon from Heatherstacks and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. x 246p Nethermyres, 245p Er. Dounie, 236p Gask, 229p Chapel of Barras; South Devon 188p Heatherstacks.
Lim. 254p Gask, 252p West Bog, 250p West Bog, 248p Chapel of Barras, 246p Gask, 243p Nethermyres, 240p West Bog (twice); Simm. 220p Leyshade.
Leading Prices per head –
BB £1465.84 Nethermyres; Lim. £1432.52 Gask, £1413.65 Er. Dounie, £1346.52 Chapel of Barras; South Devon £1195.68 Heatherstacks.
Lim. £1463.04 & £1444.02 Gask, £1428 & £1425.60 West Bog, £1406.10 Nethermyres; Sim. £1317.80
NEW SEASON LAMBS (736) sold to a top of 237p per kg for a pen of 45 kg Texels from Meikle Tullo and to £120 per head for a 55 kg Texel from Redford Smithy. Trade easing this week for a plainer show of lambs. Best types and properly finished lambs very similar on the week. Overall Average and SQQ 201p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 230p Meikle Tullo, 221p Clochie (twice), 217p Denbrae, 216p Townhead (twice), 214p Wardmill, 213p Newton of Inshewan, Denbrae & Clochie, 212p Denbrae.
Belt. 217p Goddens & Clochie, 215p Clochie, 214p Goddens, 210p Goddens, 209p Tannachie.
Suff. 214p & 206p Clochie, 204p Goddens, Eight Acres & Cairnleith, 202p Shandford.
Cross 191p Cairnleith, 190p Glensaugh
B.F. 182p Glensaugh
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £107 Meikle Tullo, £106 Townhead (twice) & Meikle Tullo, £104 Denbrae & Clochie (twice)
Belt. £100 Goddens, £98 & £95 Clochie
Suff. £105 & £101 (twice) Clochie, £96 Goddens
EWES (194) – Ave. £62 – Bigger Show of ewes today consisting mostly Chev. Mule & BF feeding type ewes. Best type meaty ewes making the most of the trade.
Leading Prices –
Tex. £106 Cairnleith, £101 Newton of Inshewan, £100 Wardmill
Belt. £89 Drumyellow
Chev. £82 & £59.50 Cloquhat, £41 Ashmore & Strone Ltd.
Cont. £82 Townhead
Mule £71 Cairnleith & Balgay, £65 Cloquhat, £64 Drumyellow
Hamp. £70 W. Campsie