Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 25 Prime Cattle, 8 OTM’s and 939 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 261p per kg and £1524.24 for a 584 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 227p.
Heifers (21) Sold to a top of 267p per kg and £1567.29 for a 587 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar to average 242p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 239p Nethermyres; Here. 207p & 205p Balgay.
Blonde 263p Nethermyres; Lim. 257p & 254p West Bog, 253p Chapel of Barras, 253p Gask, 252p Nethermyres.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1402.93 Nethermyres; Here. £1341.36 & £1328.40 Balgay.
Lim. £1549.71 West Bog, £1538.24 Gask, £1498.60 & £1490.84 West Bog, £1414.26 Gask; A.A. £1398.94 Pityot.
A.A. £1200 (1.27p) Wolflaw
Lim. £1175 (1.30p), £965 (1.31p) & £955 (1.30p) Wood of Auldbar
Simm. £945 (1.24p) Barns of Airlie
A.A. £1210 (1.55p) Downiebank
NEW SEASON LAMBS (775) sold to a top of 234p per kg for a pen of 47 kg Texels and to £110 per head for the same pen from Mains of Dalrulzion. Increased numbers selling to an increased trade here at Forfar Mart, more quality and handier weights forward today, the handier weights selling with more enthusiasm than heavier types.
Ove. Ave. 207p (+10p). SQQ Ave. 211p (+11p)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. - 232p Coiliamy, 229p Mains of Dalrulzion, 225p Culfargie Est., 224p & 223p Meikle Tullo, 220p Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), 218p Meikle Tullo & Culfargie Est., 217p Culfargie Est. & Mill of Inverarity, 216p Leoch, 215p Mains of Dalrulzion, 214p Ejay Part. & Knockbarry (twice).
Belt. - 228p & 223p Scobshaugh, 222p Goddens, 219p Scobshaugh, 214p Goddens & Scobshaugh, 213p Shandford & Goddens (twice), 211p Tomlea & Er. Balgillo (twice)
Suff. 218p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 213p Shandford & Balcalk, 212p Shandford, 211p Coiliamy (twice), 209p Balcalk & Coiliamy, 208p Balcalk
Chev. - 204p Mains of Dalrulzion, 202p West Town of Barras
Mule - 203p Balcalk
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £108 Mains of Dalrulzion, £107 Coiliamy, £106 Er. Balgillo, £104 Leoch & Er. Balgillo, £103 & £102 Er. Balgillo
Belt. - £105 Scobshaugh, £103 Er. Balgillo, £100 Goddens, £99.50 & £99 Er. Balgillo
Suff. - £98 & £96.50 Balcalk, £96 Coiliamy & Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £95.50 Shandford
Chev. - £94 Mains of Dalrulzion, £91 West Town of Barras
Mule - £91.50 Balcalk
EWES (164) – Ave. £82 – Ewes selling to a firm trade.
Leading Prices –
Tex. - £140 & £112 Mains of Dalrulzion, £102 Leoch, £100 Balconnel, £96.50 Leoch, £95 Coiliamy
Belt. - £112 & £107 Balbrydie, £94.50 Er. Balgillo
Suff. - £91 Upper Tulloes, £90 Leoch, £84 Upper Tulloes
Cont. - £96.50 & £91 Balbrydie
Mule - £80 Mill of Inverarity, £79, £71 & £70.50 West Town of Barras, £70 Coiliamy
Chev. - £ 80 Er. Balgillo, £76 Ballintuim & Leoch, £74 Mill of Inverarity, £73.50 Mains of Dalrulzion