Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 33 Prime Cattle , 2 Cows and 739 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 2.37p for a 612 kg Blonde D’Aquit. From Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.F. Stark, Buckhaven and to £1651.68 for a 744 kg Limousin from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to ave. 225p.
Heifers (27) Sold to a top of 2.70p for a 541 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1504.62 for a 643 kg BB from the Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to ave. 233p,
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 225p (twice) Nethermyres, 222p Craignathro & Gask, 220p Nethermyres.
Lim. 266p & 251p Nethermyres, 252p Gask, 250p West Bog, 243p Mill of Inverarity, 238p Nethermyres, 236p Craignathro, Pityot & West Bog, 234p Mill of Inverarity; Blonde. 240p Nethermyres; BB 234p Gask; Char. 234p Pityot, 218p & 216p Chapel of Barras.
Leading Prices per head –
Blonde £1450.44 Nethermyres; Lim. £1416.80, £1415.25 & £1408.50 Nethermyres, £1394.16 Craignathro.
Lim. £1467.14 Barns of Airlie, £1460.70, £1445 & £1444.32 West Bog; Blonde £1432.80 Nethermyres; Char. £1366.56 Pityot, £1220.80 & £1123.20 Chapel of Barras.
A.A. £1085 (1.20p) & £1050 (1.20p) Dunlappie
PRIME HOGGS (682) Sold to a top of £135 per head for Texels from Torrax and to 304p per kg for Beltex from Balbrydie to average 241p per kg. SQQ’s 244p per kg. (plus 5p)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 297p Torrax, 293p Gibsonhall, 290p Redford
Suff. 263p Grayburn, 241p Longacre, 237p Heatherstacks
Beltex 300p Balbryde, 297p & 295p Torrax, 290p Balbrydie
Cont. 270p Whitehills, 268p Gibsonhall, 267p Pityot
Chev. 250p Pityot, 245p Auchronie, 240p Heatherstack
Cross 253p & 240p Pityot, 231p Heatherstacks, 229p Franklin St.
B.F. 236p Greenford, 230p & 225p Middlehill, 223p Heatherstacks
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £131 Franklin St., £130 Westhall, £128 Pityot
Suff. £116 Longacre & Grayburn, £102 Grayburn, £100 Westtown of Barras
Beltex £127 Torrax, £125 & £123 Balbrydie, £122 Torrax
Cont. £128 Torrax, £126 Gibsonhall, £123 Pityot
Chev. £113 Auchronie, £107.50 Pityot, £103 Auchronie, £101 Middlehill and Heatherstacks
Cross £120 Pityot, £117 Franklin St., £110 Upper Hayston
B.F. £106 Middlehill, £104 Greenford, £95 Heatherstacks
EWES & RAMS (57)
Tex. £192 Westhall, £180 Grayburn, £176 Mains of Creuchies
Suff. £146 Southtown of Melgund
Cont. £162 Grayburn, £158 Barnsmuir
Cross £154 Grayburn, £104 Upper Hayston
Chev. £134 Wardmill, £80 Auchronie
B.F. £90 & £75 Middlehill
Mule £112 Mains of Creuchies, £74 Ring
Tex. £160 Westhall, £148 & £120 Torrax