LAWRIE & SYMINGTON
THE FORFAR MART
WEDNESDAY, 9TH DECEMBER, 2020
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar held their weekly sale of 12 Prime Cattle and 16 OTM’s.
Bullocks (3) Sold to a top of 235p and £1442.90 for a 614 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie Ltd., Letham to average 227p.
Heifers (9) Sold to a top of 242p per kg (twice), one for a 524 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Crail and second for a 558 kg Limousin also from Nethermyres and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee to average 229p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 230p Nethermyres, 217p Chapel of Barras
Lim. 240p West Bog, 232p Nethermyres, 224p Chapel of Barras & West Bog, 222p West Bog & Barns of Airlie.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1416.80 Nethermyres, £1360.59 Chapel of Barras
Lim. £1350.36 Nethermyres, £1310.40 West Bog, £1289.82 & £1284.02 Barns of Airlie
A.A. £1230 (1.42) St. Fort, £1100 (1.34p) Scobshaugh
Saler £1060 (1.35p) Cluseburn
Linc. Red £1040 (1.25p) St. Fort
B.B. £1055 (1.39p) & £1050 (1.43p) Cluseburn, £930 (1.25p) Scobshaugh
Short. £1140 (1.01p) Dalziel
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW OF PRIME SHEEP
Due to the current Covid restrictions the sheep were judged in their pens. The judge for the day was Mr. George Jarron, Scott Bros. and kindly sponsored by Davidsons, Walkers Transport and Scott Bros. and the following are his awards:-
A great show of lambs forward for judging today. A real credit to all vendors who had stock forward today. The Forfar Mart, L. & S. would like to thank all consigners and buyers for their continued support.
CHAMPION – M/s C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie – Sold to £180 for a 46 kg Beltex (391p per kg). The money raised from this is being donated to the Air Ambulance Charity.
RESERVE – M/s D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion – Sold to £136 for a 55 kg Texel (247p per kg.)
Class 1 – Pen of 3 Beltex Cross Lambs
1ST – M/s. C.L. Wylie, Balbridie - £180
2nd – M/s. C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie - £120
3rd – Mrs. E. Stewart, Mains of Dalrulzion - £106
Class 2 – Pen of 3 Texel Cross Lambs
1st – D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion - £136
2nd – Mrs. E. Stewart, Mains of Dalrulzion - £118
3rd – Mrs. E. Stewart, Mains of Dalrulzion - £120
Class 3 – Pen of 3 Suffolk Cross Lambs
1st - Lednathie Estate Ltd. - £100
2nd – Firm of D.R. McIntyre, Glenmoy - £105
3rd - Firm of D.R. McIntyre, Glenmoy - £98
Class 4 – Pen of 3 Blackface Lambs
1st – Lednathie Estate Ltd. - £91
2nd – Balnabroich - £91
3rd – Lednathie Estate Ltd. - £87
Class 5 – Pen of 3 Mule Lambs
1st – R. Simpson & Son, Mains of Creuchies - £92
2nd – Lednathie Estate Ltd. - £89
3rd - Lednathie Estate Ltd. - £81
Class 6 – Pen of 3 Cheviot Cross Lambs
1st – J. Horne, Clochkan - £86
2nd – Firm of D.R. McIntyre, Glenmoy - £88
Class 7 – Pen of 3 Any Other Breed of Lambs
1st – Firm of C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie - £104
2nd – A. & M. Littlejohn, Auchronie - £100
3rd – A. & M. Littlejohn, Auchronie - £95
LAMBS OUTWITH SHOW
NEW SEASON LAMBS (998) sold to a top of 246P PER KG FOR A PEN OF 45 KG Texels from Er. Balgillo and to £120 for a 52 kg Texel from Gibsonhall. A mixed show of lambs forward today with more weight present. Handyweights and quality types still doing the best.
Overall Average 207p per kg. SQQ Ave. 212p per kg.
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. – 238p South Ballo, 231p Er. Balgillo, 230p Gibsonhall, 228p Cairncortie & Gibsonhall, 226p Gyratesmyre, 225p Er. Balgillo, 224p Er. Balgillo, 223p Gallowshade Road, Shandford & Tomlea.
Belt. – 227p South Ballo, 225p Kirkton of Kingoldrum & South Ballo, 224p Torrax, 220p Fallaw and Cairnleith.
Suff. – 208p Shandford, 207p Cairnleith & Afflochie, 206p Leoch, 204p Gyratesmyre, Shandford, Tomlea & Kirkton of Kingoldrum, 203p Middle Drimmie.
Chev. – 218p Auchronie, 217p Nethermyres & Auchronie
Cont. – 218p Shandford, 214p Cairnleith
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £111, £110 & £106 Er. Balgillo
Belt. - £104 (twice) Er. Balgillo, £101 Torrax, £99 Fallaw
Suff. - £100 & £97.50 Middle Drimmie, £96 Shandford & Middle Drimmie
EWES (131) – Ave. £82
Tex. - £162 Fallaw, £138 Over Baldinnie, £126 & £122 Hillhead of Careston, £118 Over Baldinnie
Suff. - £116 Southtown of Melgund, £112 Kilmux, £101 Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Mule - £90 Middle Drimmie, £88 Southtown of Melgund, £81 Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Cross - £108 Cairnleith
Zwa. - £82 Mains of Creuchies