United Auctions (Thursday 19th May 2016), sold 425 Store, Breeding and OTM cattle.
Blks( 196) sold to average 232.2p per kg, selling to a top of 269p per kg for 312kg SimX’s from Hill of Muirden, Turriff. Top gross being £1250 for a LimX from Kinminity, Newmill.
Hfrs (177) sold to average 221.9p per kg, selling to a top of 259.6p per kg for a 208kg CharX’s from Home Farm Craig, Rhynie.Breeding (19) sold to a top of £2350 for a SimX heifer and Lim heifer calf from Hillhead, Glenlivet.
Cows and calves sold to a top of £1800 for BAX cow and BAX bullock calf from Mill of Allathan, New Deer.
In-calf heifers sold to a top of £1480 for a SimX from March Farm, New Pitsligo.
OTMs (26) sold to average 129.7 p per kg. Top gross today was for a Lim from Wedderburn, Huntly which grossed £1080 the same animal topped the price per kg was 150p per kg. All classes of cows were considerable sharper on the fortnight.
The ewes with lambs at foot topped at £61 for Tex ewes with Tex lambs.
Leading prices per head and per kilo:
Hfrs: Up to 250kg - £615, 259.6p Home Farm Craig, Rhynie; 251-300kg - £720 Ballintomb,Dulnain Bridge, 252.7p Bainshole, Huntly; 301-350kg - £770 Fordmouth, Tomintoul, 230.2p Maryhill, Mulben; 351-400kg £870, 230.2p Meadow Farm, Tarland; 401-450kg - £1020, 241.7p Floors Farm, Grange; 451-500kg - £1080, 237.4p Floors Farm, Grange; 501-550kg - £1150, 223.3p Lythebrae, Aberchirder; 551-550kg - £1080, 191.2p Nethermills, Grange; 601-650kg - £1220, 193.7p Nether Aucharnie, Forgue.
Blks: Up to 250kg - £590, 265.8p Home Farm Craig, Rhynie; 251-300kg - £745, 266.1p Kinminity, Newmill; 301-350kg - £915 Bainshole, Huntly, 269.2p Hill of Muirden, Dunlugas; 351-400kg - £1030 Blelack, Dinnet, 266.9p Little Cantly, Grange; 401-450kg - £1065 Auchnascraw, Ballindalloch, 246.4p Bainshole Farm, Huntly; 451-500kg - £1065 Corskie, Garmouth, 228.9p Whitehill, Grange; 501-550kg - £1140 Auchnascraw, Ballindalloch, 222.7p Whitehill, Grange; 551-600kg - £1110, 191.4p Clovenstones, Grange,
OTMS: AA- £1010, 130p Ballintomb; Lim - £1000 Ballintomb, 145p Parks; LimX - £920 Birdslint, 140p Ballintomb; Sim - £1050 Raws, 138p Corskie; SimX - £1040 x 2, 136p Corskie; Sim - £1030, 134p Raws.
United Auctions (Wednesday 18th May 2016) sold 924 prime sheep.
New season lambs (64) to 202p per kg for a 45kg Cont from Myreton, Insch and to £100 gross for a 65kg Suf from 52 Conval Street, Dufftown.
Old season lambs (497) to 193p per kg for 42kg Tex from Cairncoullie, Glenkindie and to £94 for 65kg Tex from Wardhead, Strichen.
Leading prices per head and kg.
NSL: Suf - £92, 194p North Redhill; SufX - £91.50, 200p Sherriffseat; Tex - £95.50, 196p Meikle Beggshill.
OSL: Suf - £89 Troup Home Farm, 179p Wardhead; SufX - £86.50, 175p Woodbank; Tex - £94, 183p Wardhead; TexX - £90 Monlettie, Wardhead, 181p Cairncoullie; Cont - £89, 193p Cairncoullie; Chev - £86.50 South Greycairn, 189p Nether Blairmaud; Mule - £82 Auchnarrow, 178p Nether Blairmaud; BF - £85 Overhill, 178p Nether Blairmaud; CharX - £91 Honeybarrel, 187p Troup Home Farm.
EWES: Suf - £119 Bareflathills; SufX £118 Bareflathills; Tex - £132 Weston; TexX £108 Gladhill; Cont - £106 Ditch head; Chev - £95 Gladhill; Mule - £78 Weydale Mains; ContX - £105 Mains of Skeith; BF - £69 Keithmore; Cross - £103 Sheeppark; CHM - £99 Broadland. RAMS: Suf - £113 Bareflathills; Tex - £105 Bogton; Cont - £100 Bogiebrae; Char - £112 Mains of Leslie.