United Auctions (22nd June 2016) sold 378 prime sheep.
New season lamb (146) to 190p for 42kg Tex from Monlettie, Methlick and to £87 gross for 46kg Tex from Hilton of Culsh, New Deer.
"A larger show of lambs cashed in at comparable rates on the week. The ewe ring was full of buoyancy once again. All classes realised an increase in values, particularly mules which were £6-£7 per head sharper"
Leading prices per head and kg.
NSL: Suf – £85.50 Hilton of Culsh, 187p Monlettie; SufX - £85 Mntgrew, 188p Fridayhill; Tex £85 Monlettie, 186p Hilton of Culsh, TexX - £84.50 Starhill, 184p Fridayhill; Mule - £81.50, 160p Iriewells; Char - £82.50 Iriewells, 180p Quarryhead.
EWES: SufX – £89 East Brae; Tex - £95 Quarryhead; TexX - £90 Dalbeallie; Cot – £89 Leith Hall; Chev - £88.50 35 Main Street; ENG Mule - £74 Wardford; Mule - £72 Tombreackachie; BF - £67.50 Tombreackachie; Cross - £88 Mains of Blairmore; CHM - £88 Little Cantly; CharX - £87 Nether Dallachy.
United Auctions (Wednesday 15th June 2016) sold 657 prime sheep.
New season lamb (85) to 203p per kg for 45kg Tex from North Dorlaithers, Turriff and to £100 gross for 50kg Tex from Sibmister & Stainland, Thurso.
Old season lambs (167) to £72 gross for 60kg Chev from Wardhead, Strichen.
Leading prices per head and kg.
NSL: Suf - £91, 190p Sibmister& Stainland; SufX - £89 Weets, 193p Manderlea; Tex - £95 North Dorlaithers, 200p Sibmister& Stainland; TexX - £91.50,196p North Dorlaithers; Cont - £90 North, Dorlaithers, Sibmiste r& Stainland, 200p North Dorlaithers; Zwar - £85 Barnyards of Badenyouchers, 183p Burnside; CharX - £89 Weets, 183p Bridges.
EWES: SufX - £90 Sibmister & Stainland; Tex - £120 Sibmister & Stainland; TexX - £100 Sibmister & Stainland; Cont - £95 Davmor; Chev - £75 Granton Mains; Mule - £70 Montgrew; GF - £66 Montgrew; BF - £58 Barnyards of Badenyouchers; Bel - £83 Bithnie; Lln - £78 Parkhouse; Char - £90 North Dorlaithers.
United Auctions (Wednesday 15th June 2016) sold 101 store & OTM cattle.
BLKS (42) sold to average of 220.3p per kg. Selling to a top of 253p per kg for a 275 kg AAX from Eastfield, Ballater. Top gross being £1030 for a simX from Glencorrie, Dufftown.
HFRS (45) sold to average of 209.5p per kg. Selling to a top of 217p per kg for 350kg SimX from Glencorrie, Dufftown. Top gross being £1020 for AAX from East Murkle, Castletown.
OTMS (14) Sold to average 130.9p per kg selling to a top of 177p per kg for a 560kg HEX from Eastfield, Ballater. Top gross being £1100 for a Limx from Weets, Wardhouse.
BLKS: - 251-300kgs - £695, 253p Eastfield, Ballater; 301-350kgs - £795, 227p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 351-400kgs - £870 Laggan Farm, Dufftown, 221p Eastfield, Ballater; 401-450kgs - £840, 207p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 451-500kgs - £990, 215p South Whitewell, Fraserburgh; 501-550kg - £1030, 204p Laggan Farm, Dufftown.
HFRS:- 251-300kg - £610, 203p Eastfield Farm, Ballater; 301-350kg - £760, 217p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 351-400kg - £800 South Whitewell, Tyre, 212p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 401-450kg - £915, 216p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 451-500kg - £1005, 207p Laggan Farm, Dufftown; 501-550kg - £1020, 200p East Murkle, Castletown.
OTMS:- Lim - £1100, 138p Weets, Wardhouse; AA - £1080, 132p Eastfield, Ballater; BS - £1020, 115p Heatheryfield, cairnie; HE - £990, 177p Eastfield, Ballater; Sim - £980, 134p Tombreackachie, Glenlivet; SimX - £960, 131p Aldunie, Cabrach