United Auctions (Thursday 3rd September 2015) sold 7183 prime sheep including 5332 lambs which averaged 151.9p/kg and 1851 ewes and rams.
Lambs (5332) – Overhill Farm Cottage (Suff) £85; Gellybank (TexX) £88; Oatfield & South Flanders (TexX) £86; Kinburn (BTex) £85; Millenderdale (Char) £66.50; Gladhouse Mains (Mule) £63.00; Easter Howgate (BF) £54.00.
Lambs (5332) – Easterton (BTex) 190p; Oatfield (Tex) 188p; Nether Pratis (TexX) 181p; Tomaig (Suff) 167p; Millenderdale (Char) 158p; Gladhouse Mains (Mule) 147p; Dykes (BF) 147p
Ewes (1834) – Mount (Tex) £117.50; Meikle Fieldie (BTex) £109.50; Claysyke (Suff) £100; Oatridge (Cont) £94.50; Haystoun (BFL) £93.50; Hilton of Aldie (Chev) £78.50; Luckenburn (Mule) £75.50; Gladhouse Mains (BF) £51.50.
Rams (17) – South Moorhouse (Cont) £149.50; Dryden (Tex) £127; Edencroft (Lleyn) £119; Haystoun (BFL) £114; Haystoun (BF) £99.
United Auctions (Wednesday 2nd September 2015) sold 1350 store cattle 165 cast cows and forward cattle.
Bullocks (807) - averaged 225.68p to 294.80p per kg for a 268kg CHX from Kildalloig and £1430 for a 738kg LimX from Crookedstonemuir.
B & W Bullocks (115) – averaged 146.44p to 184.00p per kg for a 549kg BFX from Balegreggan and £1010 for a 549kg BFX from Balegreggan.
Heifers (418) – averaged 222.89p to 271.90p per kg for a 320kg LimX from Mid Shawton and £1300 for a 480kg LimX from Easter Langhill.
Cast Cows (165)– averaged 117.96p to 199.20p per kg for a MOX from North Two Mark and £1290 for a CHX from Hawthorne.
Forward Cattle (38) – averaged 165.21p to 196.80p per kg for a BRBX from Queenshaugh and £1350 for a Lui from Winton.
Bullocks: Up to 250kgs- Darleith £570, 228.00p 251-300kgs- Poltalloch £810, Kildalloig 294.80p 301-350kgs- Succothmore £900, Hawthorne 281.50p 351-400kgs- Townhead £980, Auchenhew 269.70p 401-450kgs- Farden £1090, Mahaar 256.20p 451-500kgs- Mid Knockglass £1190, 251.60p 501-550kgs-Stacks £1290, 247.00p 551-600kgs- Cumnock House £1330, Farden 229.70p 601-650kgs – Forestmill £1380, 219.60p 651-700kgs- Crookedstonemuir £1360, 206.10p; 701kgs plus- Crookedstone £1430, 196.60p
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Kildalloig £640, 260.20p 251-300kgs- Darleith £700, Greenhill 239.40p 301-350kg- Mid Shawton £870, 271.90p 351-400kgs- Hawthorne £930,Townhead 242.40p 401-450kgs- Farden £1120, 252.30p 451-500kgs- Farden £1300, 270.80p 501-550kgs- Cowans £1130, 224.20p 551-600kgs- Easter Langhill £1300, 217.00p.
OTM Cows: Hawthorne (CH) £1290, 150.30p; Coshieville (Sim) £1250, 190.50p; Dykehead (Lim) £1170, 163.40p; Traprain (BRB) £1130, 144.10p; North Two Mark (Mo) £1080, 199.20p; Wester Lochdrum (HF) £1070, 122.40p; Pokellyhill (SH) £975, 129.70p; Over Kellie (BA) £955, 129.80p.
OTM Bulls: High Auchencloich (AA) £1290, 147.70p; Parkhouse (Sim) £1230, 117.60p; Drumoider (CH) £1210, 122.80p.
United Auctions (Monday 31st August 2015) had forward 7367 store lambs & feeding ewes.
Scotch Mule - £48.33 (+0.10p) on the week
SuffX - £56.02 (-0.80p) on the week
TexX - £52.12 (-0.37p) on the week
Chev - £47.86 (-2.06p) on the week
BF - £40.23 (+3.51) on the week
BTexX - £51.52
Store Lambs- Glenkin (Mule) £55; Wester Croachy (Mule) £52.50; Bogside & Coulshill (Mule) £52; Knowes (SuffX) £67.50; Rossieochill & Drumnaghinier (SuffX) £62; Claylands (SuffX) £61.50; Greenhill (BTexX) £56.50; Clement Cottage (BTexX) £54; Lenamhor (TexX) £61; Springfield (TexX) £60.50; Auchenhew (TexX) £60; Wester Croachy (Chev) £54.50; Glencorse (BF) £50.50; Drummond Estates (BF) £46; Knockendon (BF) £45.50.
Feeding Ewes – Point (Cross) £50.50
United Auctions Stirling had 4407 sheep at their annual show and sale of Scotch Mule Gimmers on Saturday 29th August 2015.
Champion pen and winner of the Nan Miller Memorial Trophy was shown by Lord Graham, Gartincaber and realised a new centre record of £200 per head and purchased by Mr J Jardine, Fairgirth Farm.
1st Lord Graham, Gartincaber £200
2nd Ross Bros, Upper Auchleuchries £168
3rd Preston Hall Farming Co, Tynehead £150
4th D Gray, Drumnessie £162
5th Miss N Murray, Old Keir £132
Overall Average £124.69 (-£9.93 on the year)
Scotch Mule Acc Gimmers £154.61 (-£7.05 on the year)
Scotch Mule Non Acc Gimmers £120.69 (-£10.75 on the year)
SuffX Gimmers £121.93
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