Sale Date: Wednesday 2nd December, 2020 – Weekly Primestock Sale

WEDNESDAY, 2ND DECEMBER, 2020
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW AND SALE OF PRIME CATTLE
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their Annual Christmas Show and Sale of 49 Prime Cattle.
An outstanding show of cattle were presented today and met a fast selling trade.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions all cattle were judged in their pens without any exhibitors in attendance, the judge for the day was Mr. Scott Watson and his awards were as follows:-

CHAMPION – M/s D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask – Limousin Heifer – 584 kg – 6.50p per kg - £3796 – which is a new centre record at Forfar Mart and purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar and will be onsale for Christmas and New Year at his shop at 8 East High Street, Forfar.
RESERVE – M/s J.A. Peters & Sons, West Bog – Limousin Heifer – 597 kg – 4.00 p per kg - £2388 – purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee and will be onsale for Christmas and New Year at their shops in Dundee.
Best Animal Opposite Sex to Champion – Limousin Bullock – 673 kg – 2.90p per kg - £1951.70 – purchased by Rennie Butchers, Forfar and will be onsale for Christmas and New Year at his shop at 8 East High Street, Forfar.
Class 1 – Single Heifer (by Native Sire)
1ST. – G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 529kg – 2.64p
2nd – W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 560kg – 2.30p
3rd. – D. & P. Murray, Wolflaw – 519 kg – 2.38p
Class 2 – Single Heifer (by Lim. Sire)
1ST – M/s D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 584 kg – 6.50p
2nd – J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog – 597 kg – 4.00p
3rd – M/s D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 673 kg – 2.90p
Class 3 – Single Heifer (by any other sire)
1st – J. A. Peters & Son, West Bog – 625 kg – 2.76p
2nd – G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 585 kg – 2.66p
3rd – M/s W. McLaren, Muirhouses – 624 kg – 2.46p
Class 4 – Pair of Heifers (any breed)
1ST – M/s A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres – 545 kg – 2.63p & 531 kg – 2.50p
2nd – J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog – 556 kg – 2.68p & 549 kg – 2.76p
Class 5 -Single Bullock ( by Native Sire)
1ST – W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 583 kg – 2.80p
2nd – G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 505 kg – 2.58p
3rd – W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 549 kg – 2.34p
Class 6 – Single Bullock (by Lim. Sire)
1ST. – D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 673 kg – 2.90p
2nd – J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog – 546 kg – 2.83p
3rd – R. & A. Stodart Ltd., Mill of Inverarity – 608 kg – 2.66p
Class 7 – Single Bullock (by any other sire)
1ST – J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog – 671 kg – 2.65p
2nd – A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres – 613 kg – 2.70p
3rd – G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 614kg – 2.34p
Class 8 – Pair of Bullocks (Any breed)
1ST – R. & A. Stodart Ltd., Mill of Inverarity – 606 kg – 2.58p & 592kg – 2.48p
2nd – G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 576 kg – 2.50p & 502 kg – 2.46p
Class 9 – Single Cow (Any breed)
1ST – M/s W. McLaren, Muirhouses - £1270 (1.57p)
2nd – M/s W. McLaren, Muirhouses - £1100 (1.45p)
3rd – Meikle Coull Farms - £1130 (1.35p)

NON SHOW CATTLE PRICES
PRIME CATTLE
Heifers (10) Sold to a top of 2.48p per kg for a 573 kg Limousin from Wood of Auldbar.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 2.34p Wood of Auldbar, 2.32p Wood of Auldbar & Chapel of Barras, 2.30p Chapel of Barras (twice), Barns of Airlie & Wood of Auldbar.
Leading Prices per head –
Heifers –
Lim. £1421.04, £1347.80, £1359.52 Wood of Auldbar, £1343.20 Barns of Airlie

PRIME SHEEP – (834) NSL and Ewes & Rams

NEW SEASON LAMBS (739) sold to a top of 268p per kg for a pen of 44 kg Beltex from Scobshaugh and to £121 per head for 4 Texel lambs from Easter Balgillo. Lambs sold to a dearer trade again this week. A good show of quality and handyweight lambs forward today, more required weekly.
Overall Average 214p per kg (+3p). SQQ Ave. 215p per kg (+1p)

Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. 250p Er. Balgillo, 244p Nethermyres, 243p Culfargie Est., 242p & 233p Er. Balgillo, 230p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, Culfargie Est. & Torrax (twice), 229p & 228p Er. Balgillo, 227p Torrax & Er. Balgillo.
Belt. 250p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 246p, 245p, 243p & 241p Scobshaugh.
Suff. 228p & 219p Coiliamy, 218p Little Ballo, 210p Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Chev. 223p Nethermyres, 213p Er. Balgillo, 208p Nethermyres, 207p Pityot, 204p Starr.
B.F. 203p Little Ballo

Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £120 & £117 Er. Balgillo, £116 Torrax, £114 Nether Drumheads & Er. Balgillo
Belt. £118, £116, £114 & £112 Scobshaugh
Suff. £103 Coiliamy, £98.50 Little Ballo, £97 Prieston, £96.50 Coiliamy
Chev. £100 Nethermyres, £96 Er. Balgillo & Nethermyres
B.F. £81.50 Little Ballo

EWES (95) – Sold to a pleasing trade, a good show of Ewes forward.
Leading Prices –
EWES
Tex. £130 Cassindilly, £126 Midtown of Barras, £120 & £107 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £105 Denbrae
Suff. £110 Torrax
Chev. £80 Denbrae
Chev./Mule £89 Denbrae
Mule £79 & £75 Denbrae
RAMS
Tex. £100 Cassindilly, £80 North Balluderon

Champion 

Reserve Champion 

 Best Oppsite Sex 


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