Mon 22 December [Christmas Turkey Sale]

Christmas Turkey Sale

Sale Date: Mon 22 December

Lawrie & Symington held their annual Christmas sale of oven ready & rough plucked turkeys, capons, pheasants, geese, ducks & partridges when they had forward 472 birds all classes met a fast selling trade and sold well above sellers expectations.

340 Oven ready turkeys averaged £4.67 per kg sold to £92 for a 12.8kg from A Gardiner & Son, Kilnhills, Lesmahagow followed by £88 for a 13.2kg from J. B. Currie & Sons, Haswellsykes, Peebles.

The top price per kg were led by a 6.8kg bird form J. B. Currie & Sons, Haswellsykes, Peebles which made £11.76 per kg followed by a 6.3kg bird from the same consigner realising £11.42p per kg.

89 rough plucked turkeys averaged 319.1p per kg and sold to £55 for a 10.7kg bird from the Firm of T. W. Watson, Crawcraigs, Elsrickle followed by £50 for a 12.7kg bird also from T. W. Watson, Crawcraigs.

The top price per kg were £5.17 per kf for a 5.8kg rough plucked turkey from T. W. Watson, Crawcraigs and a 6.8kg bird which realised £5.14 per kg also from T. W. Watson, Crawcraigs.

Oven ready geese sold to £32 Forrestfield. Oven ready Partridge sold to £20 (pair) Coates. Oven ready ducks sold to £20 Forrestfield. Capons sold to £13 Brockneil.