United Auctions (Wednesday 25th March 2015) sold 1917 prime sheep.
Old season lambs (1281) to 234p per kg for 41kg Beltex from Overhill, Rothienorman and to £96 for 41kg Beltex from Overhill, Rothienorman.
SQQ up to 45.5kg (806) averaged 192.05p.
Leading prices per head and kg.
Suf – £84.50 Cloves, Alves, 204p Strichen Mains, Strichen; SufX - £84, 198p Wardhead, Strichen; Tex - £95, 225p Mains of Tarryblake, Rothiemay; TexX - £88, 210p Craigieview, Aberchirder; Cont - £87.50 x 2 Netherton, Ruthven, 206p Strichen Mains, Strichen; Chev - £87 Overhill, Rothienorman, 205p Darralea, New Byth; Mule - £85.50 Corselloch, Glenlivet, 192p Parks, Rothiemay; Char - £84 Montgrew, Keith, 204p Strichen Mains, Strichen; CharX - £84.50, 201p Craigieview, Aberchirder.
SufX – £135 Balquindachy, Turriff; Tex - £150 Hilton of Culsh, New Deer; TexX - £141 Burnside of Gight, Methlick; Cont - £140 Clashnoir, Glenlivet; Chev - £136 Balquindachy, Turriff; Mule - £121 Auchnarrow, Glenlivet; English Mule - £120 Logie, Gamrie, £120 Burnside of Gight, Methlick; GF - £119 Clashnoir, Glenlivet; BF - £98 Knock, Knock; Cross - £136 Allarburn, Elgin; BFL - £132 Clashnoir, Glenlivet; CHM - £135 Burnside of Gight, Methlick; HB - £145 Dwarwick, Thurso; Bel - £130 Balquindachy, Turriff; Llyen - £131 Mains of Techmuiry, Fraserburgh; RAMS – Tex - £138 Burnside of Gight, Methlick; Bel - £130 Lythebrae, Aberchirder; Cont - £147 Logie, Gamrie; Llyen - £129 Waterloo, Wick; Char - £131 Mains of Techmuiry Fraserburgh; Zwar - £117 Waterloo, Wick.
United Auctions (Thursday 19th March) sold 257 Store and OTM cattle
Blks: (153) sold to average 233.8p per kg selling to a top of 283.6p per kg for Sim’s from Conland, Forgue and to £1430 for Lim’s from Kinminty, Newmill.
Hfrs: (88) sold to average 219.1p per kg selling to a top of 243.8p per kg for AAx from Dalbeallie, Knockandhu and to £1400 for SimX from Gladhill, Garmouth.
OTMs sold to £1250 for Lim from Corsairtly, Keith and to 165.8p for a CharX from Clerkseat, Grange.
Leading prices per head and per kilo:
Blks: Up to 250kg – £680, 272p Quarryhead, Glass; 251-300kg - £800, 275.9p Drumbain, Rothes; 301-350kg - £925, 283.6p Conland Farm, Forgue; 351-400kg - £1080, 276.9p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; 401-450kg - £1060, 247.5p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; 501-500kg - £1180, 222.6p Poolside, Rothiemay; 551-600kg - £1280, 213.3p Kinminity, Newmill; 601-650kg - £1285, 209.1p Kinminity, Newmill; 651-700kg - £1430, 210.3p Kinminity, Newmill.
Hfrs: UP to 250kg – £530 Croftend, Clatt, 225.6p Drumbain, Rothes; 251-300kg - £680, 241.1p Drumbain, Rothes; 301-350kg - £800 East Port, Grantown on Spey, 243.8p Dalbeallie, Knockando; 351-400kg - £885 Croftend, Clatt, 228.8p East Port, Grantown of Spey; 401-450kg - £940, 223.8p Whitehill, Grange; 451-500kg - £1160, 239.2p Whitehill, Grange; 501-550kg - £1170, 216.7p Nethermills, Grange; 551-600kg - £1285, 225.4p Nethermills, Grange; 601-650kg - £1400, 228.1p Gladhill, Garmouth.
OTMs: CH - £1310, 165.8p Clerkseat, Grange; Sim - £1140, 142.7p Clerkseat, Grange; Lim - £1250, 149.7p Corsairtly Farm, Keith; Cont - £1090, 136.3p Ploverwards, Grange.