United Auctions (Wednesday 31st August 2016) sold 1401 prime sheep.
New season lambs (897) to 180p for 47kg Tex from Reclettach, Glenrinnes and to £99 for 56kg Tex from Kylieford, Kennethmont.
Leading prices her head and kg.
NSL; Suf - £94 Corrybrae, 174p Leithall; SufX - £93,175p Rinnachat; Tex - £99, 178p Kylieford; TexX - £97, 177p Kylieford; Cont - £90 Dukewell, 175p Ditchead; Mule - £77 Midtown of Buchromb, 164p Balnakyle; Bel - £90 Sheep
park, 178p 18 Richmond Gardens.
EWES: SufX £90 Balgreen; Tex - £95 Weydale Mains; TexX - £90 Auchorochan/Weydale Mains; Cont - £94 Davmor; Chev - £73 Bridges; Mule - £67 Bridges; BF - £50 auchorochan; HB - £90 Weydale Mains.
United Auctions (Thursday 25th August 2016) sold 712 store, breeding and OTM cattle at their 25th Anniversary Show and Sale.
The judge was Mr George Cowie, Cairnton , Fordyce with the Sponsor being Iain MacEachen, Livestock Haulier, Champion and Winning the Harold Murray Trophy was an outstanding Black LimX heifer from William Moir, Cairness Home Farm, Fraserburgh which sold at £2000 scaling 585kg selling to telephone bidder Mr Wareham, Sussex. Reserve Champion at 436kg Black LimX from Ryan Shand, Lythebrae, Aberchirder selling at £1100 to the Judge.
BLKS (449) sold to average of 219.1p per kg. Selling to a top of 258.8p per kg for LimX’s from South Cormalet, Cairnie and to £1415 from Leschangie Farm, Inverurie.
HFRS (205) sold to average of 215p per kg or £941 per head selling to 341.9p per kg or 341.9p per kg or £2000 from Cairness Home Farm, Fraserburgh.
BREEDING CATTLE sold to a top of £2050 Mill of Allathan, New Deer.
OTMS (38) which sold to a top of £1400 for a Sim from Corskie, Garmouth the same home also boasted the top p per kg price on the day, which was 174p for a Sim. All classes of cows met a firm enquiry throughout with the overall average being 130.1p per kg.
BLKS: - 301-350kg - £880, 251.4p Clatequoy Farm, Thurso; 351-400kg - £965 Bainshole, Colpy, 250p Edendiack, Gartly; 401-450kg - £1100,258.8p South Cormalet, Cairnie; 451-500kg - £1230, 246p Haddoch Farm, Rothiemay; 501-550kg - £1320, 242.2p Leschangie Lodge, Kemnay; 551-600kg - £1310 Whinbrae, Huntly, 230.6p Parks, Rothiemay; 601-650kg - £1415 Leschangie Lodge,Kemnay, 227.9p Parks, Rothiemay; 650+kg - £1410 Mosstown, Kinnoir, 210.7p Leschangie Lodge, Kemnay.
HFRS:- 301-350kg - £785, 232.9p Bainshole, Colpy; 351-400kg - £950, 240.8p Edendiack, Gartly; 401-450kg - £1030, 237.2p Parks, Rothiemay; 451-500kg - £1170, 236.4p Parks, Rothiemay; 501-550kg - £1245 Parks, Rothiemay, 237.6p Haddoch, Rothiemay; 551-600kg - £2000, 341.9p Cairness Home Farm; 601+kg - £1240, 203.9p Mid Retannach, Rothiemay.
OTMS:- AA - £1050 Eastfield, Ballater, 169.1p Killimster Mains, Wick; AAX - £1000, 164.1p Eastfield, Ballater; BRB - £1090, 127.7p Mill of Allathan, New Deer; Lim - £1180, 157.3p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; Sim - £1290, 167.8p Corskie, Garmouth; SimX - £1240, 155p Corskie, Garmouth; LimX - £1110, 151p Loanhead, Logie Coldstone