Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 29 Prime Cattle and 775 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (10) Sold to a top of 256p per kg and £1484.80 for a 580 kg BB x from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 231p.
Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 248p per kg for a 558 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and to £1498.16 for a 614 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by James Ewart Ltd., Forfar to average 230p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 250p & 242p Nethermyres, 240p Mill of Inverarity, 234p Craignathro, 232p Gask, 226p Mill of Inverarity; AA 216p Denmark; Here. 208p & 206p Balgay.
Lim. 242p Gask, 235p Chapel of Barras, 234p Nethermyres, Gask, Chapel of Barras (twice) & West Bog, 233p Mains of Melgund; Char. X 241p Chapel of Barras, 232p & 226p Shandford; Sim. 233p Craignathro.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. x £1482.50 Nethermyres, £1480.16 Gask, £1473.60 Mill of Inverarity, £1418.12 Nethermyres, £1383.12 Mill of Inverarity; A.A. £1421.28 Denmark; Here. £1240.12 & £1212.64 Balgay.
A.A. £1399.44 Denmark; Lim. £1398.21 Mains of Melgund, £1383.84 Nethermyres, £1367.28, £1360.80 & £1358.39 Mains of Melgund, £1347.94 Gask; Char. X £1392 Shandford, £1356.83 Chapel of Barras; Sim. £1183.64 Craignathro.
NEW SEASON LAMB (692) sold to a top of 248p per kg for a pen of 45 kg Texel Lambs from Culfargie Est. and to £118 for a pen of 49kg Suffolks from Middle Drimmie. Not as many runs of top quality lambs forward today as last week. Overall average and SQQ 217p.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 236p Newton of Guthrie, 234p Middle Drimmie, 230p Newton of Fotheringham, 224p Culfargie Est., Tomlea and Newton of Inshewan.
Belt. 238p & 232p Clochie, 230p Cairnleith, 226p Nether Logie, 225p Milton.
Suff. 240p Shandford & Middle Drimmie, 220p Clochie, 217p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, Shandford & Cairnleith.
Cross 218p Muirheads, 217p East Backburn, 216p East Backburn & Milton.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £116 Newton of Guthrie, £112 Culfargie Est., £110 Middle Drimmie, £108 Clochie, £106 Newton of Fotheringham.
Belt. £102 Nether Logie, £100 Clochie (twice), £99 Cairnleith
Suff. £106 Shandford, £100 Cairnleith, £99 Tomlea
Cross £107 Starr, £104 East Backburn & Milton, £98 Upper Tulloes & East Backburn
EWES – (83)
Leading Prices –
Tex. £130 Shandford, £110 Grange of Conon, £87 Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Cont. £116 West Pitcorthie, £112 Nether Logie, £93.50 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £93 Shandford
Suff. £100 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £90 Shandford, £88 West Pitcorthie
Chev./Mule £98 Grange of Conon
Chev. £80 Nether Logie
Scotch Mule £82 Rickarton Farms, £76 Milton, £75 East Backburn
BF £42 Milton
Tex. £120, £100 & £90 Shandford