Tue 8 September [Forfar Store & Breeding...]

Forfar Store & Breeding Sheep Report

Sale Date: Tue 8 September

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar had forward 1829 Store and Breeding Sheep.

Todays sale also included the Show of Mule Gimmers.  The judging of the show was in the capable hands of Mr. R. Thomson, Pitnacree and was kindly sponsored by Gammies Groundcare, Station Yard, Forfar, here are his awards:-

1st. D. Black, Minard £158

2nd Messrs R. Simpson & Son, Mains of Creuchies £151

3rd Firm of Gavin Ogg, Carroch £130

BREEDING SHEEP

Ewe Lambs (324) sold to £80 for a pen of Beltex’s from Messrs D. & J. Thomson, Pitnacree.

Leading Prices per head:-

Tex.x £69.50 Tillyrie; Che./Mule £69 Pitnacree; Mule £75 & £69 Balcalk; Suff. £71 Tillyrie.

Gimmers (704) sold to £174 for Texels from Mr. D. Black, Minard.

Leading Prices per head:-

Mule £158 Minard, £152 Mains of Creuchies, £140 Middlehill; Chev. £94 Whitehills, £90 Powguild; Chev./Mule £148 Ashmore & Strone & Carroch, £140 Ashmore & Strone, £130 Lower Powburn; Tex. £158 & £148 Minard, £146 West Dron, £140 Nether Middleton; Tex./Chev. £164 & £146 Minard, £102 West Jordonstone; Tex./Belt. £146 & £130 West Dron; Suff. £124 The Horn.

STORE SHEEP (801) sold to £61 (twice) firstly for Suffolks from Mrs J. Grant, Newton House and secondly for Texels from E.F Henderson & Son, Clachnabrain.

STORE LAMBS

Leading Prices per head:-

Tex. £60 Clachnabrain & Little Trochy; Tex.x £59 Inveredrie; Cont. £58 Newbigging of Craighall; Cont. £58 Little Trochy; Suff. £55 Chapelton; Suff.x £53 Chapelton; Down £52 Runavey; Chev. £53 Neilston.

 

1st Prize Pen of Mule Gimmers from D Black, Minard