Annual Christmas Sale
Sale Date: Mon 23 December
Lawrie and Symington Ltd had forward a catalogued entry of 878 Oven ready and rough pulled Turkeys, Geese, Pheasants, Partridge and Capons at their annual Christmas Poultry Sale.
656 Oven ready Turkeys averaged 265p per kg or £21.63 per bird. The top price was £85 for a 17kg bird from A. Gardiner & Son, Kilnhills, Lesmahagow. The top price per kg was £7.89 for a 9.5kg from A. Gardiner, Kilnhills, Lesmahagow.
67 Rough plucked Turkeys averaged 198.9p per kg or £14.51 per bird. The top price was £34 for a 12.7kg bird from The Firm of T. N. Watson, Crawcraigs, Elsrickle and 322.6p per kg also from Messrs Watson.
96 Oven ready Capons sold to £28 per pair from T. Wardrop, Brockneil, Girvan.
6 Geese sold to £32 or £8 per kg from N. Parlett, Forrestfield, Lanark. 48 Pheasants sold to £9 per brace from J. B. Currie & Son, Haswellsykes, Peebles. 5 Partridge sold to £8 per brace from Messrs Zurbriggen, 2 Coates Farm, Penicuik.