Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 21 Prime Cattle, 6 OTM’s and 1236 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (2) Sold to a top of 256p per kg and £1377.28 for a 538kg Limousin from Chapel of Barras and purchased by W.F. Stark, Buckhaven to average 255p.
Heifers (19) Sold to a top of 250p per kg for a 555 kg Limousin from Gask and purchased by Crombies of Edinburgh and to £1441.44 for a 624 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by the J. Chapman (Butchers), Wishaw to average 231p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 254p Chapel of Barras
Lim. 247p Chapel of Barras & Gask, 240p Chapel of Barras, 239p & 237p West Bog, 236p Pityot; Char. X 234p (twice) Shandford, 228p & 226p Shandford, 225p Pityot.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1308.10 Chapel of Barras
Lim. £1437.54 Gask, £1387.50 Gask, £1364.69 West Bog, £1349.58 & £1348.80 Chapel of Barras, £1343.79 West Bog, £1332.80 Pityot; Char. £1339.80, £1320.75 & £1319.36 Pityot, £1301.04 Shandford.
Lim. £1300 (1.55p) Bank of Gallery, £920 (1.34p) Abbeythune; Sim. £1000 (1.28p) Abbeythune; South Devon £870 (1.25p) Hunthill Est.
NEW SEASON LAMBS (969) sold to a top of 239p per kg for a 43 kg Texel from Kirkton of Kingoldrum and to £108 for 55 kg Texel from Archgrove. Overall trade similar on the week. A large show of heavier lambs forward for sale today, these meeting a harder sell. Best quality still a strong trade. Overall Average 194p per kg (+3p). SQQ Ave. 196p (+4p)
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. - 232p Mains of Dalrulzion, 231p Leoch, 226p Meikle Tullo, 223p Mains of Dalrulzion, 214p Mains of Dalrulzion, 213p Meikle Tullo, 212p Fallaw and Mains of Dalrulzion, 210p Mill of Inverarity and Mains of Dalrulzion.
Belt. - 210p Mill of Inverarity, 206p South Ballo, 202p South Ballo, 200p Tomlea
Suff. - 195p Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 191p Prieston, 190p Tomlea
Cont. - 197p & 193p West Pitcorthie
Char. – - 200p Milton
Chev. – 195p Mains of Dalrulzion
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £107 Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), £105 Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), £104 Leoch & Mains of Dalrulzion, £103 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £102 Fallaw & Meikle Tullo
Belt. - £92.50 Mill of Inverarity, £86 Tomlea, £84.50 South Ballo
Suff. - £104 Fawsyde, £98 Mains of Dalrulzion, £95 Southtown of Melgund
Cont. - £95 & £94 West Pitcorthie
EWES (267) – Ave. £66 –Trade remaining strong, demand continuing for all types.
Leading Prices –
Tex. - £117 Mains of Dalrulzion, £107 Mill of Inverarity, £106 Beech Cott.
Belt. - £112 Mains of Dalrulzion
Suff. - £96 Wellsden
Chev. - £91 & £79.50 Mains of Dalrulzion
B.F. - £52.50 West Bogton, £51.50 Nether Drumheads
Scotch Mule - £80.50 Wairds of Alpity, £74.50 Prieston, £73.50 Wairds of Alpity, £71 Fawsyde
Cross - £82 Fawsyde