FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 21 December
Lawrie & Symington had forward 552 Prime Sheep.
A good Show of 482 Lambs met a sharper trade on the week for all classes. More Lambs could have been sold to suit buyers requirements. Lambs sold to 197.8p or £90 for a 45.5kg Beltex from A. & P.M. Gauld (A. Firm), Fawsyde, to average 169.5p (up 17.5p on the week).
Leading Prices per kilo –
Beltex 196.4p & 194.1p Balbrydie, 181.8p Cairncortie; Texel 195.2p Mill of Inverarity, 192.4p Balchrystie, 185.4p Coiliamy, 184.7p Mill of Inverarity, 183.5p Glenmoy; Suff. 176.9p Coiliamy, 173.9p & 170.2p Shandford, 170p Milton of Durris.
Leading Prices per Head –
Beltex £81.50 Balbrydie, £80 Cairncortie & Fawsyde; Texel £89.50 Cairncortie, £89 & £86 Milton of Durris; £84 Huntingfaulds; Suffolk £86 Shandford, £85 Milton of Durris & Shandford, £84 Purgavie.
A smaller show of 70 Cast Ewes & Rams met a slightly dearer trade on the week. Top Price of the day went to the Firm of C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie for Suffolk & Texel Ewes making £105.
Other Leading Prices –
Texel £94 & £87 Greenford, £80 Coiliamy; Cont. £79 Purgavie; Cheviot £70 Balchrystie; Cross £70 Coiliamy, £67.50 Mill of Inverarity & Balchrystie.
**PRIME SHEEP SALE – NEXT WEDNESDAY, 28TH DECEMBER, 2016 – START 11 a.m.**