Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 19 Prime Cattle and 644 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (5) Sold to a top of 2.35p per kg for a 580 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham and to £1415.25 for a 629 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd. to average 227p.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 2.52p for a 527 kg Blonde D’Aquitaine from Chapel of Barras and purchased by W.F. Stark, Butchers, Buckhaven and to £1371.44 for a 553 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 233p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 230p Gask, 227p & 225p Nethermyres; Here. 218p Balgay.
Lim. 248p West Bog, 246p Nethermyres, 240p Gask, 237p Chapel of Barras, 236p Nethermyres, 233p Craignathro, 230p Craignathro, Chapel of Barras & Nethermyres; Here. 220p Balgay; BB 218p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1389.24 & £1363 Nethermyres, £1334 Gask.
Lim. £1365.04 West Bog, £1291.20 Gask, £1285.70 Craignathro, £1283.40 & £1277.43 Chapel of Barras; BB £1334.16 Craignathro; Blonde £1328.04 Chapel of Barras; Here. £1309 Balgay
NEW SEASON LAMB (577) sold to a top of 257p per kg for three 47 kg Texels from Templeton and to £128 for two 53 kg Texels from North Mains of Dun. Overall and SQQ Ave. 226p (-4p on the week) (plus 34p on the year). Increased numbers selling to a strong trade again here at Forfar. A lack of butchers quality lambs and heavier lambs today, lambs with finish in all classes still meeting a firm demand, more required every week.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 255p Clochie, 247p Clochie, 244p Gallaton, 243p North Mains of Baldovan, 242p West Pitcorthie, 239p Templeton & Nether Logie.
Suff. 243p, 242p & 240p North Mains of Baldovan, 231p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 230p Broadshade.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £122 Barnton, £121 Tempeton, £118 Broadshade & Nr. Logie, £114 Clochie, Wood of Auldbar & W. Pitcorthie, £112 Townhead & North Mains of Baldovan.
Suff. £114 North Mains of Baldovan (twice), £112 North Mains of Baldovan & Upper Tulloes, £108 North Mains of Baldovan, £106 Broadshade (twice).
EWES & RAMS – (67)
EWES – Stronger and best quality ewes still meeting a firm enquiry. Feeding type ewes finding interest amongst buyers.
Tex. £100 Easterton of Gagie, £80 Over Baldinnie, £77 Croft of Cultalonie
Suff. £99 North Mains of Dun, £93 Upper Tulloes, £87 Cairnleith
Cont. £95 Cairnleith, £91 Little Fithie, £75 Cairnleith
Scotch Mule £70 Cairnleith, £69 Barnton
Cross £61 & £60 Barnsmuir