Wed 6 December [Forfar Primestock Sale]

Forfar Primestock Sale

Sale Date: Wed 6 December

 

Lawrie & Symington held their Christmas Show and Sale of 74 Prime Cattle  20 OTM’s and 1077  Prime Lambs, Commercial Lambs, Cast Ewes & Rams.

PRIME CATTLE

The Show was kindly sponsored by Davidsons Veterinary Supplies, A P Jess (Food Group), W Walker LLP, Autoecosse Mitsubishi, Roxan, The Courier & Ritchies and the judge was Mr. Guthrie Batchelor, Fleming Butchers, Arbroath and his awards were as follows:-

Champion of the Show was a 545 kg Limousin Heifer from D. Lumgair & Sons, Gask selling to 500p per kilo (£2725) and purchased by Mr. Scott Watson on behalf of a client.

Reserve Champion was a 499 kg Limousin Heifers from J.A. Peters & Son, West Bog selling to 410p per kilo (£2045.90) and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee.

Best Animal Opposite Sex to Champion was a 521 kg  Limousin Bullock from G. McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer selling to 400p per kilo (£2084) and purchased by Scott Bros., Dundee.

19 Bullocks averaged - 256p per kilo

55 Heifers averaged - 251p per kilo

Class 1. Single Heifer (By Native Sire)

1st- D & P Murray, Wolflaw – 587kg – 2.22p, Yorkes Butchers, Dundee

                                   

Class 2. Single Heifer-Haltered (By Limousin Sire)

1st- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 545kg – 5.00p, Mr. Scott Watson

2nd- J A Peters & Son, West Bog – 499kg - 4.10p, Scott Bros, Dundee

3rd- Millar Farms, North Lurg – 600kg – 2.58p, James Ewart Ltd, Monifieth

 

Class 3. Single Heifer-Unhaltered (By Limousin Sire)        

1st- J A Peters & Son, West Bog – 561kg – 2.75p, Scott Bros, Dundee

2nd- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 478kg – 2.58p, Flemings of Arbroath

3rd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 506kg – 2.45p, James Ewart Ltd, Alyth

 

Class 4. Single Heifer (By Any Other Sire)

1st- J A Peters & Son, West Bog – 511kg – 2.76p, Flemings of Arbroath

2nd- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 550kg – 2.67p, James Ewart Ltd, Forfar

3rd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 519kg - 2.52p, Firm of W E Fairlie, Letham

                                   

Class 5. Pair of Heifers (Any Breed) 

1st- J A Peters & Son, West Bog- 586kg – 2.62p, B. & T. Kitson, North Yorkshire

                                                624kg – 2.62p, B. & T. Kitson, North Yorkshire

2nd- Craignathro Farms - 517kg – 2.50p, James Ewart Ltd, Blairgowrie

                                    544kg – 2.50p, Firm of W E Fairlie, Letham

3rd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer - 517kg – 2.48p, Scott Bros, Dundee

                                                            507kg – 2.56p , R Watt, Forfar

                                   

Class 6. Single Bullock (By Native Sire)                               

1st- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 624kg – 2.70p, T & A Rennie Ltd, Forfar

2nd- W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 553kg – 2.56p, Scott Bros, Dundee

3rd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 556kg, 2.52p, Flemings of Arbroath

 

Class 7. Single Bullock-Haltered (By Limousin Sire)           

1st- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 521kg – 4.00p, Scott Bros Dundee

2nd- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 584kg – 2.84p, T & A Rennie Ltd, Forfar

3rd- Millar Farms, North Lurg – 552kg – 2.62p, Fleming of Arbroath

 

Class 8. Single Bullock-Unhaltered (By Limousin Sire)      

1st- D Lumgair & Sons, Gask – 601kg – 2.76p, Fleming of Arbroath

2nd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 618kg – 2.58p, James Ewart Ltd, Monifieth

3rd- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 581kg – 2.74p, Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath

 

Class 9. Single Bullock (By Any Other Sire)                        

1st- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 555kg – 2.50p, Falconer Family Butchers, Arbroath

 

Class 10. Pair Of Bullocks (Any Breed)

1st- G McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer – 513kg – 2.54p, Scott Bros, Dundee

                                                                        469kg – 2.42p,D. Greenhill on behalf of a client.

                       

Class 11. Single Cow (Any Breed)

1st- W N Lindsay, Cairnleith – 777kg - £1410.00

2nd- W N Lindsay, Cairnleith – 738kg - £1185.00

3rd- W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 675kg - £995.00

 

                                   

PRIME SHEEP

An excellent show of 886 Prime Lambs were forward, and judge for the day was Mr. James Stark, Milton of Campsie, Glasgow and his awards were as follows:-

The Champion of the Show were 3 Beltex Lambs scaling 43.5 kg realising £160 from the Firm of C.L. Wylie, Balbrydie and purchased by the judge Mr. J. Stark.

Reserve Champion of the show were 3 Texel Lambs scaling 45 kg realising £135 from D. Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion and purchased by Mr W. E. Fairlie, Letham.

 Overall average of Lambs - 176.6p (plus 6.1p)

Class 1. Pen of 3 Beltex Cross Lambs           

1st- Firm of C L Wylie, Balbrydie – 43.4kg - £160  - J. Stark, Glasgow

2nd- Firm of C L Wylie, Balbrydie – 47 kg - £135 – Scott Bros., Dundee       

3rd- W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 42 kg - £77 – J. Stark, Glasgow

             

Class 2. Pen of 3 Texel Cross Lambs

1st- D Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion – 45 kg - £135 –  W.E. Fairlie, Letham

2nd- D Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion – 48 kg - £112 – J.B. Penman, Crail

3rd- D Stewart & Son, Mains of Dalrulzion – 49 kg - £111 – W.E. Fairlie, Letham

                                    

Class 3. Pen of 3 Suffolk Cross Lambs

1st- W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 42 kg - £76.50 – J. Stark, Glasgow

2nd- Lednathie Estate – 42.5 kg - £71 – D. Mundell,

3rd- Lednathie Estate – 45.5 kg - £74 – D. Mundell,

                                   

Class 4. Pen of 3 Blackface Lambs

1st- Lednathie Estate – 38.5kg - £58 – J. Stark, Glasgow

2nd- J & A Lindsay, Runavey – 36kg - £55.50 – J. Smeaton, Arbroath

3rd- J & A Lindsay, Runavey – 35.5kg - £55.50 – J. Smeaton, Arbroath

                                               

Class 5. Pen of 3 Mule Lambs          

1st- Lednathie Estate – 41.5 kg - £62 – J. Stark, Glasgow

2nd- Lednathie Estate – 40 kg - £62 – J. Stark, Glasgow

3rd- Lednathie Estate – 44 kg - £68 – J. Stark, Glasgow

                                               

Class 6. Pen of 3 Cheviot Lambs

1st- J Horne & Son, Clochkan – 44.5kg - £77 – J. Stark, Glasgow      

2nd- J Horne & Son, Clochkan – 44 kg - £77.50 – D. Mundell,

3rd- J Horne & Son, Clochkan – 45 kg - £75 – J. Stark, Glasgow

                                               

Class 7. Pen of 3 Any Other Breed of Lambs

1st-Messrs D Smith, Scobshaugh – 43 kg - £96 –  W.E. Fairlie, Letham

2nd- W. Mather & Sons, Shandford – 43.5 kg - £74 – J. Stark, Glasgow

 

PRIME LAMBS (886)

 

Leading Prices outwith Prize List

 

Lambs

 

Belt. £130  Scobshaugh; X. Belt. £115 Er. Balgillo

 

Ewes (191)

 

Suff. £84; Tex.x £80 Whitehills; Cross £73.50 Hillhead of Careston