Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 21 Prime Cattle and 4 OTM’s and 1124 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (6) Sold to a top of 257p per kg and £1421.21 for a 553kg Limousin from Chapel of Barras and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 238p per kg.
Heifers (15) Sold to a top of 259p per kg and £1486.66 for a 574 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 243p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 252p Chapel of Barras, 235p Nethermyres, 224p & 220p Craignathro,
Lim. 258p & 257p Nethermyres, 256p Nethemyres & Gask, 254p & 251p Gask, 246p & 244p West Bog, 240p Chapel of Barras; BB 226p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1398.60 Chapel of Barras, £1382.78 & £1381.80 Nethermyres, £1238.72 & £1210 Craignathro.
Lim. £1475.74 Gask, £1468.88 & £1439.10 West Bog, £1420.66 & £1408 Gask, £1389.90 West Bog, £1368 Chapel of Barras; B.B. £1050.90 Craignathro.
Sim. X £1060 (1.35p) Whitehall, £725 (1.20p) Waterside of Thornton; Lim. x £840 (1.27p) Waterside of Thornton.
NEW SEASON LAMBS (933) sold to a top of 259p per kg for two 44 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £118 for a 56 kg Texel from Greenhillock. Despite the predictions the sale average returned sharper on the week for a mixed show of lambs. The two tier trade being shown again today, properly finished lambs and best types selling to a strong trade, leaner under finished lambs harder to sell. Overall average and SQQ 204p (+4p on the week)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. – 236p Meikle Tullo, 227p Mains of Dalrulzion, 222p Nr. Drumheads, 221p Meikle Tullo, 220p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 218p Mains of Dalrulzion (twice) & Shandford.
Belt. – 252p Scobshaugh, 230p Meikle Tullo, 221p Scobshaugh, 217p Greenhillock
Suff. – 216p Shandford, 212p Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), 210p Shandford, 209p Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Cont. - 206p & 203p Myreside
Mule – 191p Mains of Creuchies, 190p Roman Road & Mains of Creuchies
Cross – 204p Er. Mause
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £116 Whitemyre, £112 Nr.Drumheads, £110 Hillview, Broadshade & Mains of Mause, £109 Turfbeg, Fawsyde, Shandford & Mains of Dalrulzion
Belt. - £114 Scobshaugh, £111 Scobshaugh (twice), £106 Meikle Tullo, £100 Greenhillock
Suff. - £106 & £103 Shandford, £102 & £100 Mains of Dalrulzion
Cont. - £100 Drumrack, £95 Myreside, £92 Kinblethmont
Chev./Mule - £92 Firhills
EWES (191) – Ave. £81 – A really nice show of Ewes today, nice fleshed and best types of Texel and Cont. Ewes selling very strong.
Leading Prices –
Tex. - £135 Shandford, £129 Mains of Dalrulzion, £126 Dustydrum, £125 Mains of Dalrulzion, £124.50 Mains of Dalrulzion
Char. - £110 Newbigging of Ceres
Chev. - £101 Cloquhat, £82 Cloquhat, £60 Afflochie
Scotch Mule - £83.50 Wood of Auldbar, £74 Afflochie, £60 Laighwood
Suff. - £80 Shandford, £78 Er. Mause
B.F. - £56 & £49 Mains of Creuchies, £42 Afflochie, £40 Laighwood