LAWRIE & SYMINGTON
THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 18th MAY, 2022
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 20 Prime Cattle, 8 OTM’s and 463 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Rams and Breeding Sheep.
Bullocks (2) Sold to a top of 2.88p per kg and £1722.24 for a 598 kg Limousin from Gask to average 2.59p.
Heifers (18) Sold to a top of 2.84p per kg for a 596 kg Limousin from Pityot and to £1792 for a 640 kg BB from Greenhead to average 2.75p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 2.83p Pityot, 2.82p Greenhead (twice) & West Bog, 2.80p (twice) Pityot; BB 2.80p Greenhead.
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1759.08 & £1743.50 Greenhead, £1716.72, £1709.32 & £1692.64 Pityot; Char. £1655.50 Greenhead.
Char. £1580 (1.90p) Newbigging of Craighall
A.A. £1540 (2.03p) & £1160 (1.78p) Shandford
Lim. £1090 (1.91p) & £1000 (1.08p) Newton of Fothringham; £1010 (1.74p) Gibsonhall
PRIME LAMBS (31) – Topping the Prime Lamb trade was a cracking 47 kg Texel consigned by J. Fleming, North Mains of Baldovan realising £149.
Top Price per kilo for lambs was 344.2p for a smart pen of 43kg Texels from R. Simpson & Son, Mains of Creuchies to average 298p
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £148 Mains of Creuchies, £147 Southtown of Melgund, £145 Woodside of Chapelton, £142 Upper Tulloes
Cross - £125,£120 & £117 Pitreuchie
Leading Prices per kg. –
Tex. – 329.5p Woodside of Chapleton, 317p & 313.3p Mains of Baldovan, 306.3p Southtown of Melgund, 304.3p Upper Tulloes
Cross – 272.1p & 260.9p Pitreuchie
PRIME HOGGS (268) – The Hoggs saw a mixed selection on offer, with good meaty types still required.
Topping the hoggs was a fantastic 54 kg Beltex consigned by D. Smith, Scobshaugh, realising £148. A pen of 7 super Texel hoggs scaling 52 kg reached 310.6p per kg from L. Laird, Knockhill to average 246p
Leading prices per head:-
Tex. - £146 Knockhill, £140 Wellhead, £138 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £135 Wellhead
Belt. - £112 Scobshaugh, £107 Knockhill, £106 Pitairlie
B.F. - £95 Knockhill
Suff. - £130 & £110 Knockhill
Chev. - £137 Pityot, £125 Wellhead, £122 & £117 Pityot
Leading Prices per kilo:-
Tex. – 291.7p & 289.1p Wellhead, 285.7p Newton of Fothringham, 281.6p Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Belt. – 274.1p Scobshaugh, 265p Pitairlie, 219.6p Scobshaugh, 209.8p Knockhill
B.F. – 175.9p Knockhill, 173.5p Auchcairnie
Suff. – 260p Knockhill, 247.5p Glenmoy, 237p Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Chev. – 274p Pityot, 271.7p Wellhead, 271.1p Pityot
CAST SHEEP (48)
The Ewe market still remains buoyant, with well bred types selling to a sound trade.
Top price of the sale today was £146 for a shapey Texel ewe from W. Duthie, Woodside of Chapelton to average £101.95. A Continental ram from R.C. Brand, Auchcairnie Cottage sold to £143 to average £130.
Tex. - £146 & £145 Woodside of Chapelton, £128 Pitairlie & Wellbank Mains
Bel. - £129 & £121 Scobshaugh
B.F. - £83 Mains of Creuchies
Suff. - £141 Wr. Oathlaw, £132 Woodside of Chapelton
Chev. - £73 Glenmoy
Cont. - £110 Auchcairnie
Chev./Mule - £99 Auchcairnie
Cross - £106 Wood of Auldbar
Cont. - £143 Auchcairnie
BDM - £133 Scobshaugh
Top Prices per head of the Breeding Sheep Sale was £112 for a nice outfit of 3 1-crop Ewes and 4 Texel Lambs at foot consigned by R. & A. Stodart, Mill of Inverarity to average £102.35.
3 Texel Cross Ewes (1crop) and 4 Texel Lambs - £112 Mill of Inverarity
2 Black Texel Ewes and 2 Black Texel Cross Lambs - £108 Newbarns
2 Suffolk Cross (1crop) Ewes & 3 Texel Lambs - £105 Mill of Inverarity
6 Texel Cross Ewes & 10 Texel Lambs - £104 Mill of Inverarity
3 Texel Cross Ewes & 5 Texel Lambs - £104 Mill of Inverarity
5 Texel x Beltex Ewes & 10 Texel x Lambs - £101 Newbarns
8 Texel x Beltex Ewes & 8 Texel x Lambs - £99 Newbarns