United Auctions (Wednesday 2nd September 2015 ) sold 861 prime sheep.
New Season Lambs (574) sold to 150p per kg for 45kg TexX from Hamewith, Convalmore and to £73 for 57kg Suff from Kirkhill, Gartly
Leading prices per head and kg.
NSL: Suf – £70.80 18 Richmond Gardens, Rhynie, 146p Monlettie, Methlick; SufX - £70 West Greenland, Castletown, Blackblair, Huntly, 143p Reaster , Lyth; Tex - £72.50 18 Richmond Gardens, Rhynie, 148p Hamewith, Convalmore; TexX - £72 Ord, Rhynie, Eilean Donan, Thurso, 146p Corskie, Garmouthl; Cont - £70.80 18 Richmond Garden, Rhynie, , 145p West Greenland, Castletown; Mule - £67.80 Kirkhill, Gartly, 139p Boghead, Dufftown; BFL - £68, 139p Kennieshillock, Lhanbryde; CharX - £70.50 Wardhead, Strichen, 144p Mainsof Paithnick, Grange.
EWES: (287) Suf - £79.50 Croftend, Clatt; SufX - £75 Logie, Gamrie; Tex - £80 Wester Elchies, Aberlour; TexX - £76 Craig, Knock ; Chev - £71 Logie, Gamrie; Mule - £66 Wester Elchies, Aberlour; GF - £61 Logie, Gamrie; BF - £53 Little Cantly, Grange; Char - £90 Croftend, Clatt.
United Auctions (Tuesday 1st September 2015) sold 4038 sheep at their Annual Show & Sale of Mule Breeding Sheep sponsored by “Iain MacEachen Transport” and judged by B Mair, Everton of Auchry. A well presented show of both Gimmers and ewe lambs met a satisfactory trade to all vendors, selling to a large ringside from Angus to Caithness.
Mule Ewe lambs
1st sold to £112 from JK Hunter, Wedderburn, Huntly to Ellis & Keir, Cairncoullie.
2nd sold to £106 from CR Millican, Newton of Hassiewells to Leslie, Redhill
3rd sold to £108 from Glenrinnes Estates to Mair, Everton of Auchry
Cheviot Mule Ewe Lambs
1st sold to £124 from Barclay, Harestone to Ogg, Cannoch, Kirriemuir.
2nd sold to £104 from Milne, Honeysuckle to Leslie, Redhill.
3rd sold to £86 from Watt, Dualts to Johnstone, Croftdhu.
Mule Ewe Lambs (898) averaged £95.42 (-£8.90 on the year)
Cheviot Mule Mule Ewe Lambs (187) averaged £94.27 (-£11.15 on the year)
Mule Gimmers (1202) averaged £130.22 (-£7.80 on the year)
Mule – £152 Altyre Cottage, Moray; £142 Easter Backlands, Elgin; £142 St John’s Wells, Fyvie; £138 Whitelumbs, Gartly; £138 Raws, Dufftown; £138 Wardhead, Strichen.
Suffolk - £142 Whitelumbs, Gartly; £130 West Greenland, Castletown.
LLyen - £124 Newton, Cairnie
Half Bred - £130 St John’s Wells, Fyvie
Tex - £145 Reclettach Banff, £142 (twice) Whitelumbs, Gartly
Cheviot - £130 St John’s Wells
Cheviot Mule – £155 Redhill, Mosstowie
Ewe Lambs - Mul – £124 x 2 Bomakelloch, Drummuir; £120 Mill of Fowlis, Muir of Fowlis; £122 Wedderburn, Huntly; £110 Tombreackachie, Glenlivet; £110 x 2 Mill of Fowlis, Muir of Fowlis; £108 South Gariochsford, Rothienorman; £108 Glenrinnes, Dufftown; £108 Wedderburn, Huntly; Chev/Mule - £124 Harestone, Insch; £104 Bogside, King Edward; £104 Honeysuckle Cottage, Grange; Cont - £92 Berryleys, Grange; £78 Kennieshillock, Lhanbryde.
Store Lambs – A tremendous show of lambs were forward for the opening sale including 1058 from Caithness consignors. A packed ringside of Buyers participated in a frenzy of bidding and all Vendors expectations were exceeded.
Suff - £60 West Greenland, Castletown
SuffX - £57 x 3 West Greenland, Castletown, £56 Greenland Mains, Castletown
Tex - £57 Eilean Donan, Thurso
Texx - £56.50 West Greenland, Castletown
Cont - £55.50 Drumbain, Rothes
Down - £55 Lynemore, Grantown on Spey
Chev - £53.50 Inkstack, Barrock
United Auctions sold 541 Store and OTM cattle at their Anniversary sale on Thursday 27th August 2015.
"A show of mainly forward cattle off grass met a solid trade. Although the largest of the cattle on offer sold at slightly reduced trade on the year."
BLKS (286) sold to average 221.1p per kg selling to a top price of 261.2p per kilo for a 245kg LimX from Lynemore, Spey Bridge. Top gross being £1400 for 685kg Lim from Mid Retannach, Rothiemay.
HFRS (226) sold to average 215.9p per kg selling to a top of 243.9p per kg for 205kg Lim from Lynemore, Spey Bridge. Top gross being £1310 for 630kg SimX from Gladhill, Garmouth.
OTMS (25) sold to average 129.7p per kg selling to a top of 146.9p per kg for a 715kg LimX from Willowbank, Keith. Top gross being £1120 for a 775kg LimX from Cushlachie, Glenkindie. Bulls sold to a top pf 105.4p per kg for 1015kg Lim from Willowbank, Keith. Top gross being £1100 for a 1065kg CharX from Kincraigie, Lumphanan.
Blks: Up to 250kg - £640, 261.2p Lynemore, Spey Bridge; 251-300kg – £620, 225.5p Lynemore, Spey Bridge; 301-350kg - £750, 230.8p Lynemore, Spey Bridge; 401-450kg - £1100, 252.9p Parks, Rothiemay; 451-500kg - £1200, 247.4p Poolside, Rothiemay; 501-550kg - £1240, 234.3p Upper Cook, Crudie; 551-600kg - £1345 Hillhead of Mornish, Glenlivet , 232.1p Mains of Allanbuie, Mulben; 601-650kg - £1320, 211.2p Mid Retannach, Rothiemay; 651-700kg - £1400 Mid Retannach, Rothiemay, 214p Craigiebrae, Aberchirder.
Hfrs: Up to 250kg – £500, 243.9p Lynemore, Spey Bridge; 301-350kg - £715 Sunside, Wardhouse, 221.2p Dalbeallie, Knockando; 351-400kg - £900 Sunside, Wardhouse, 230.2p Bainshole Farm, Huntly; 400-450kg - £1050, 233.3p Sheep Park Farms, Bridge of Marnoch; 451-500kg - £1130, 228.7p Bainshole Farm, Huntly; 501-550kg - £1180 Hilhead of Mornish, Glenlivet, 227.3p Mains of Allanbuie, Mulben; 551-600kg £1225 Craigiebrae, Aberchirder, 217.9p Whinbrae, Huntly; 601-650kg - £1310, 207.9p Gladjill, Garmouth.
OTMS: Lim - £1120, 122.8p Parrock, Rothiemay; CH - £1100, 103.3p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; Lim - £1070, 105.4p Willowbank, Keith; Sim - £960, 137.1p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; Cont - £870, 127.9p Parrock, Rothiemay; CH - £850, 115.6p Auchairn, Aultmore; BRB - £780, 122.8p Parrock, Rothiemay.