United Auctions (Wednesday 27th July 2016) sold 741 prime sheep.
New season lamb (338)) to 188p per kg for 42.1kg Tex from Meikle Begshill, Drumblade and to £93 for 62kg Tex from Skirfolds, Cornhill.
Leading prices per head and kg.
NSL: Suf – £88.50 Rinnachat, 180p Bogside; SufX - £87.50 Barnyards of Badenyouchers, 179p Wardhead/Mains of Paithnick; Tex - £92.50 Skirfolds, 186p West Knock/Hilton of Culsh; TexX - £90, 183p West Knock; Cont - £90 Hilton of Culsh, 185p Loanend; CharX - £87.50 Loanend, 183p The Craig/Loanend.
EWES (403) : Suf – £91 North Dorlaithers; SufX - £92 West Knock; Tex - £120 West Knock; TexX - £117 Corsairtly; Cont - £111 Corsairtly; Chev - £97 Hilton of Culsh; Mule - £71 Berryleys; GF - £74 North Dorlaithers; BF - £70 Ord; Cross - £104 West Knock; Cont - £100 Boynesmill House; Char - £100 North Dorlaithers.
United Auction (Thursday 21st July 2016) sold 295 store,breeding and OTM cattle.
BLKS (101) sold to average of 220.5p per kg. Selling to a top of 258.7p per kg for a 230kg CharX from Corskellie, Rothiemay. Top gross being £1265 for a SimX from Whitehills, Grange.
HFRS (79) sold to average of 221.9p per kg. Selling to a top of 286.2p per kg for a 290kg CharX from Corskellie, Rothiemay. Top gross being £1090 for a Sim X from Corskellie, Rothiemay.
Breeding cattle (115) sold to a top of £3700 for a Charolais cow and bull calf. Top price Limousin was £2650 for a Limousin cow and bull calf. In calf cows sold to £2900 for and in-calf Charolais. Autumn calved cows and calves sold to £2400 for a LimX cow amd LimX bullock calf. Spring calved cows sold to £2100 LimX cow with CharX hfr calf at foot. Bulls (4) sold to a top of £2700 for a Charolais. All animals were consigned as part of the Corskellie Dispersal.
OTMS (23) Sold to a top of 187.4p per kg for a Sim from Green, Corskie, Garmouth. The same vendors achieved the top gross price of the day for a Sim which realised £1340.
BLKS: - Up to 250kg - £595, 258.7p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 301-350kg - £855, 247.7p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 351-400kg - £930, 238p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 401-450kg - £1050, 243.1p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 451-500kg - £1070, 235.2p North Balnoon, Forgue; 501-550kg - £1160, 216.8p Whitehill, Grange; 551-600kg - £1265, 210.8p Whitehill, Grange; 601-650kg - £12.10, 193.6p Easter Newton,Lumphanan.
HFRS:- Up to 250kg - £680, 277.6p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 251-300kg - £830, 286.2p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 301-350kg - £760, 241.3p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 351-400kg - £960, 240p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 401-450kg - £1055, 254.2p Corskellie, Rothiemay; 451-500kg - £1090, 227.1p Corskellie; Rothiemay; 501-550kg - £1060, 207p North Balnoon, Forgue;
OTMS:- Lim - f1140, 153p Bainshole; LimX - £1100, 148.6p Bainshole; Sim - £1290, 148.9p Corskie; SimX - £1210, 163.5p Bainshole; Her - £1040, 134.2p Craigroy; SH - £1100, 148.6p Bainshole.