FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 30 December
Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 508 Prime Lambs and 38 Cast Ewes & Rams.
PRIME LAMBS (508) sold to 175.6p for 43kg Beltex’s from A. & P.M. Gauld (A Firm), Fawsyde and £83 for 51kg Texels from Ian J. Blackhall & Sons, Milton of Durris to average 163.7p.
Due to adverse weather conditions there was a smaller show of sheep on offer, with all classes selling to an excellent trade.
Leading Prices per kg.-
Tex. 171.1p Newton Farm; Tex.x 170.9p Fawsyde & Newton Farm; Cont. 170.7p Newton Farm & South Ballo; Belt. 175.6p Fawsyde; Belt.x 175p Balbrydie; Suff. 170.2p Newton Farm; Suff.x 169.8p Fawsyde; Down 168.6p Henderston Farms; Cross 158.1p Henderston Farms; B.F. 162.2p Craignathro Farms Ltd.
Leading Prices per head –
Tex. £82 Milton of Durris; Tex.x £80.50 Cairnton; Cont. £80 Milton of Durris and Cairnton; Belt. £77 Balbrydie; Belt.x £75.50 Fawsyde; Suff. £75 Henderston Farms and Newton Farm; Suff.x £74.50 Milton of Durris; Down £73 Fawsyde; Cross £68 Henderston Farms; B.F. £70 Craignathro Farms Ltd.
Cast Ewes & Rams (38)
Tex. £128 Shandford; Tex.x £120 West Ingliston; Suff. £99 Balbrydie; Cont. £90 Friarton and West Ingliston; Cross £73 Clachnabrain; B.F. £50 Clachnabrain.
Tex. £90 Friarton; Llyn £90 Incheoch.