Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 19 Prime Cattle and 959 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (4) Sold to a top of 272p per kg and £1640.16 for a 603 kg BRB x from Nethermyres and purchased by the Firm of W.E. Fairlie average 255p.
Heifers (15) Sold to a top of 268p per kg for a 523 kg Limousin from Nethermyres and purchased by J.B. Penman, Butchers, Crail and to £1433.88 for a 569 kg Limousin from West Bog and purchased by W.F. Stark, Butchers, Buckhaven to average 233p.
Leading Prices per kg-
Lim. 258p Craignathro, 248p Gask, 242p Nethermyres
Lim. 262p Nethermyres, 252p West Bog, 242p Gask & West Bog, 236p Gask, 233p & 230p West Bog; Here. 219p, 210p Upper Tulloes; Sim. 216p Upper Tulloes.
Leading Prices per head –
Lim. £1501.56 Craignathro, £1449.58 Nethermyres, £1364 Gask
Lim. £1433.88 West Bog, £1401.64 Nethermyres, £1354.64 Gask, £1365.38 West Bog, £1359.78 Nethermyres, £1323.74 West Bog; Here. £1243.20 & £1208.88 Upper Tulloes; Sim.1216.08 Upper Tulloes.
NEW SEASON LAMBS (873) sold to an outstanding 282p per kg for an outstanding 41 kg Beltex from Clochie and to £123 per head for an equally outstanding pen of 52 kg Texels from Mains of Dalrulzion. A great run of quality prime lambs forward for sale today yielding an increased average on the week. More could have been sold to an advantage. Sale story as previous weeks applies, lambs carrying finish reaping the rewards, under finished lambs still a bit behind the rest. Overall average 211p. SQQ Ave. 210p (+6p on the week).
Leading Prices per kg –
Tex. – 252p Clochie, 246p Mains of Dalrulzion, 244p Mains of Dalrulzion (three occasions), 238p Clochie, 237p Mains of Mause
Belt. – 226p Clochie, 223p Mains of Dalrulzion, 221p Clochie, 218p Baldovie
Suff. – 215p Mains of Dalrulzion (twice), 211p Shandford & Clochie
Cont. – 230p Broadshade, 213p Shandford
BDM – 219p Hatton of Cargill
Char. – 216p Broadshade, 214p North Mains of Dun
Chev. – 212p & 207p Mains of Dalrulzion
Mule – 208p & 200p (twice) Mains of Creuchies
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. - £122 Mains of Dalrulzion, £120 (twice) Mains of Dalrulzion, £118 Hatton of Cargill, £116 Pearsie Mains, Clochie & Mains of Dalrulzion, £114 Mains of Mause & North Mains of Dun.
Belt. - £116 Clochie, £105 Baldove, £102 Clochie
Suff. - £119 Hatton of Cargill, £112 Clochie & Mains of Dalrulzion, £110 Hatton of Cargill (twice)
Cont. - £106 Broadshade, £104 Hillview
Char. - £116 North Mains of Dun, £106 Broadshade
BDM - £114 Hatton of Cargill
Mule - £96 & £94 Mains of Creuchies
EWES (86) – Ave. £72
Leading Prices –
Cont. - £112 & £80 North Mains of Dun
Tex. - £105.50 Mains of Creuchies, £100 Gallowshade Road, £97.50 North Mains of Baldovan, £93 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £90 Templeton
Belt. - £91 Kirkton of Kingoldrum
Suff. - £97 & £86 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £73.50 New Gilston
Lly. - £70 Gallowshade
BF - £56.50 Mains of Creuchies, £49 Lednathie Est.
Mule - £72 Mains of Creuchies, £67.50 New Gilston, £64 Over Baldinnie