Tue 5 September [FORFAR STORE SALE]

FORFAR STORE SALE

Sale Date: Tue 5 September

 

Lawrie & Symington, Forfar sold 2115 Store and Breeding Sheep. Incorporated in the Sale was the Show of Pens of 20 Mule Gimmers. The Show was kindly sponsored by Iain MacEachen Transport and the judging was in the able hands of Mr Rory Stodart, Mill of Inverarity, Forfar and his results are as follows:-

1st – R. McNee Ltd., Over Finlarg

2nd – D. Black, Minard

3rd – Firm of D.R. Hood, Middlehill

Mule Gimmers sold to £169 from R. McNee Ltd., Over Finlarg to average £134.71.

Other Leading Prices –

£146 Minard, £145 Middlehill & Margie, £140 Middlehill, £139 Newmill of Inshewan.

Cheviot Mule Gimmers - £160, £155, £145, £144, £142 (twice) Ashmore & Strone Ltd., £140 Over Finlarg & Carroch to average £145.89.

Tex. & Texel X Gimmers £175, £160 & £158 Minard, £150 & £142 West Jordanstone, £140 Nether Middleton to average £129.37

Other Breeds –

Belt. £150 Minard, £138 Nether Middleton; Suff. £135 Newton; Chev. £76 Rosemount of Callange; B.F. £85 Hole O Clean.

EWE LAMBS

Chev. sold to £59 from Little Kenny; B.F. £42 Wester Lednathie.

EWES

Chev. x sold to £85 from Kinnaird, B.F. £30 Balcalk.

FEEDING EWES

Chev. sold to £47 from Little Kenny, X £42.50, B.F. £32.50 Lednathie.

Included in today’s sale was the following Dispersals –

Little Kenny – Chev. Gimmers £102

                          Suff. Gimmers £115

                           Chev. (3 crop) Ewes £87

                           Chev. (4 crop) Ewes £70

                          Chev. (4 shr.) Ram £400

Crudie Acres – Mule Gimmers £152

                           Mule (Reg. Aged) Ewes £92

                           Char. x Bel. (2 shr) Ram £420

Tullywhanland – Texel (1 crop) Ewe £160

                               Texel (2 crop) Ewe £142

                               Texel (3 shr.) Ram £200

Store Lambs (908) sold to a top of £71 from Beechwynd to average £54.07.

Leading Prices –

Tex. £65 Newbigging of Craighall, £64 Beechwynd, £62 Newbigging of Craighall, £61 Hannam Rural Contractors, Beechwynd, £59 Clachnabrain & Purgavie.

Suff. £64 Beechwynd, £60 Runavey, £58 & £56 Laighwood, £54 Runavey, £53 Little Kenny.

Chev. £57 & £52 Little Kenny, £50 Clochkan.

Belt. £56 Kirkton of Kingoldrum, £54 Hannam Rural Contr.

X £52.50 Balcalk, £49 Dalbog.