FORFAR PRIMESTOCK SALE
Sale Date: Wed 2 September
Lawrie & Symington had forward 27 Prime Cattle and 897 Prime Lambs and 268 Ewes and Rams.
Bullocks (7) sold to 242p (three times) for a 615kg Lim. from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to David Reid & Son Ltd., Burrelton and for a 633kg Lim. from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres Farm selling to J. Chapman (Butchers) Ltd., Wishaw and for a 620kg Lim. also from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres Farm selling to James Ewart Ltd. and to £1602.84 for a 703kg Lim. from Messrs D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask to average 234p.
Heifers (20) sold to 262p for a 541kg Lim. from Messrs A.A. & J. Brand, Nethermyres selling to the Firm of J.B Penman, Crail and to £1449.80 for a 659kg Lim. from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog to average 236.4p.
Leading Prices per kg:-
Lim. 236p South Ballo; Lim. x 228p South Ballo & Gask; Cont. 226p Mill of Inverarity.
Lim. 256p Gask; Lim. x 248p Nethermyres; Cont. 242p West Bog & Nethermyres; Cont.x 240p Nethermyres & Todhall; BRB 238p Todhall.
Leading Prices per head:-
Lim. £1531.86 Nethermyres; Lim.x £1488.30 Gask; Cont. £1443.24 South Ballo.
Lim. £1425.92 Gask; Lim.x £1418.12; Cont. £1417.42 Nethermyres; Cont. x £1413.36 Craignathro Farms Ltd.; BRB £1343.20 Todhall.
Prime Sheep (897) sold to 184p and £86.50 for 47kg Beltex’s from Messrs D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion selling to D. & A. Kennedy, Blairgowrie to average 156.5p (plus 16.1p)
SQQ’s ave. 164.6p
Leading Prices per kg. –
Belt. 182.2p Mill of Inverarity; Belt.x 179.8p Clochie; Cont. 179.3p Fallaw; Tex. 172.1p Hallhill (Collessie); Tex.x 170.5p Cairnleith; Suff. 169p Kinnordy Pshp.; Suff.x 167.4p Ashmore & Strone; Down 165.9p Tomlea; Cross 146p Balcalk.
Leading Prices per head –
Belt. £84 Mill of Inverarity; Cont. £84 Formal; Belt.x £82 Mill of Inverarity; Tex. £82 Whitemyre & Cairnleith; Tex. £81 Tomlea & Cairnleith; Suff. £78.50 Shandford; Suff.x £78 Clatto; Down £77 Tomlea, Pitcairlie & Sidlaw View; Cross £63.50 Balcalk.
Cast Ewes & Rams (268)
Tex. £95 Mains of Dalrulzion; Suff. £94 Mains of Dalrulzion; Tex.x £90 Mains of Dalrulzion and Hallhill (Collessie); Cont. £88 Over Baldinnie; Suff. X £84 Mains of Dalrulzion; Down £80 Over Baldinnie; H.B. £79 Tulliwhandland; Cross £62 Gallowshade Road; B.F. £50 Nether Drumheads.