FORFAR PRIMESTOCK REPORT
Sale Date: Wed 28 December
Lawrie & Symington had forward 865 Prime Sheep.
Prime Lambs (657) met an easier trade on the week. Lambs sold to 203.5p or £87.50 for a 43kg Beltex from A. Strachan, Clochie to average 161.5p (back 8p on the week).
Leading Prices per kilo –
Beltex 185.2p & 181.4p Shandford, 178.6p Clochie, 174.2p Mill of Inverarity; Texel 181.8p Newton of Crathie, 175p Cairnton, 171.8p Beech Wynd, 171.4p Balchrystie; Char. 169.3p West Mains of Turin.
Leading Prices per head –
Beltex £83 Mill of Inverarity, £82 & £81.50 Shandford; Tex. £84 Southtown of Melgund, £81 Shandford, £80.50 Guthrie Station, £80 Minard, Southtown of Melgund and Newton of Crathie; Suffolk £83, £80 & £79 Shandford.
Also forward were 208 Cast Ewes & Rams. With trade slightly easier on the week, top price of the day went to Firm of E. & R. Hampton, Eight Acres for a Texel Ewe making £87.
Other Leading Prices –
Texel £85 & £84 Clochie, £84.50 West Mains of Turin, £82 Shandford; Suff. £79.50 Clochie, £78 Shandford & Castle Street; Cont. £70 Glenmoy; Cross £68 Shandford.