LAWRIE & SYMINGTON
THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 27th APRIL, 2022
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their sale of 16 Prime Cattle, 7 OTM’s and 496 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (2) Sold to a top of 2.75p per kg for a 676 kg Limousin from Barns of Airlie and to £1863.66 for a 698 kg Limousin also from Barns of Airlie to average 2.71p.
Heifers (14) Sold to a top of 2.92p per kg for a 570 kg Limousin from the Gask and to £1809.60 for a 624 kg BB from Greenhead to average 2.82p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. – 2.67p Barns of Airlie
BB – 2.90p & 2.81p Greenhead; Lim. 2.89p & 2.88p West Bog, 2.84p Greenhead & Chapel of Barras, 2.82p Gask, 2.80p Greenhead & Chapel of Barras
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. - £1859 Barns of Airlie
Lim. - £1783.52 & £1747.20 Greenhead, £1716.66 West Bog, £1713.60 Greenhead; B.B. £1781.54 Greenhead; Sim. £1665.30 Greenhead
COWS (7) Sold to extreme rates, selling to a sizzling top of £1990 for a meaty Simmental scaling 858 kgs from Crudie Farming Co. to average 2.12p per kg.
Sim. £1990 (2.31p), £1950 (2.22p) & £1720 (2.23p) Crudie
A.A. - £1820 (2.08p) Dunlappie
Hitting the top spot today was L. Jackson, Southtown of Melgund with a 44 kg Texel realising £146 to average 313p.
PRIME HOGGS –
We had 400 Prime Hoggs on offer, with well bred types selling exceptionally well. As with other centres there was a large show of heavy hoggs.
Leading the way in the hoggets was T.J. Clark & Sons, Wellhead Farm for a superb pen of 5 Texels scaling 47 kg. realising £150.
Top Price per kilo was 341.5p for a pair of 41 kg cracking Texels also from T.J. Clark & Sons, Wellhead.
Leading prices per head:-
Texel - £145, £143 (three times) Wellhead Farm, £142 Greenford, £138 Gyratesmyre, £137 Knockhill
Beltex - £132 Knockhill
Suffolk - £130 Greenford, £129 Knockhill & Gyratesmyre, £128 Southtown of Melgund, £125 (twice times) Knockhill, £125 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £122 Gyratesmyre
Cross - £128 Greenford
Cheviot - £119 Greenford, £118.50 Greens of Gardyne
Zwartble - £116 Drumyellow
B.F. - £112 & £104 Drumyellow, £110 Greens of Gardyne
Leading Prices per kilo:-
Texel – 325p (three times) Wellhead, 306.8p Glenmoy, 300p Gyratesmyre
Beltex x – 300p Knockhill
Cheviot – 290.2p Greenford, 282.1p Greens of Gardyne
Blackface – 260.5p & 231.5p Drumyellow, 255.8p Greens of Gardyne
Suffolk – 259.6p & 237p Southtown of Melgund, 259.5p & 252.2p Newbigging of Craighall, 251.3p Glenmoy, 250p Knockhill & Greenford
Cross – 251p Greenford
Texel - £192 Grange of Conon & Templeton, £184 Little Fithie, £168 & £153 North Balluderon, £152 & £144 Newbigging of Craighall, £147 Gibsonhall
Suffolk - £190 & £162 Southtown of Melgund, £124 & £108 Gibsonhall
Chev./Mule - £162 Grange of Conon
Chev. - £152 Glenmoy, £140 North Balluderon
Cross - £148 Southtown of Melgund, £142 King Farms, £134 Newbigging of Craighall
Cheviot - £131 Glenmoy
GOATS – £90 & £74 Hillberry Farm
EWES & LAMBS – Ewes with Lambs at foot continue to be a grand trade, top price was £104 per life for Suffolk Ewes with Suffolk Lambs at foot from D. Dawson, Woodend to average £94.80.