United Auctions (Thursday 15 August 2019) sold 126 store & OTM cattle.
BLKS (66) sold to average 187.8p per kg. Selling to a top of 204p per kg for a pair of 372kg SimX’s from Stonerigg, Rosehearty. Top gross being £1150 for a AAX from Braeside of Fortrie, Peterhead.
HFRS (54) sold to average 185.6p per kg. Selling to a top of 198.4p per kg for 430kg LimXs from Mains of Shevado, Maud. Top gross being £970 for an AAX from Mains of Shevado, Maud.
OTMS sold to a top of 148.9p per kg for a 705kg Lim from Wedderburn, Huntly. Top gross being £1190 for an AA from Tulchan, Grantown on Spey.
HFRS – 401-450kg - £855, 198.4p Mains of Shevado, Maud; 451-500kg - £860, 186.6p Mains of Shevado, Maud; 501-550kg - £970 Mains of Shevado, Maud, 186.1p Logie Farm, Gamrie;
BLKS – 351-400kg - £760, 204.3p Stoneriggs, Rosehearty; 451-500kg - £985 Horsebog, Keith, 197.5p Finnggaud Farm, Aberchirder; 501-550kg - £1055 Whitehill, Grange, 199p Finnygaud Farm, Aberchirder; 551-600kg - £1100 Horsebog, keith, 190.4p Braeside of Fortrie, Peterhead; 601-650kg - £1150, 179.7p Braeside of Fortrie, Peterhead; 651-700kg £1090 Braeside of Fortrie, Peterhead, 163.4p Finnygaud Farm, Aberchirder.
United Auctions (Wednesday 14 August 2019) sold 1139 prime sheep.
New season lambs (617) sold to 196p per kg for 46kg Blue Tex from North Retannach, Rothiemay and to £95 for 64kg Tex from Dunscroft, Gartly.
Lamb trade didn’t live up to last weeks one week wonder and like every centre this week were easier, heavier sorts are still the easiest commodity to cash however. A smaller number of ewes saw more small and fat ewes forward. Leaner sorts met a firm enquiry whereas over fat met a more hesitant reception.
NSL – Suf –£84.50, 175p Nether Aucharnie; SufX - £84 5 Hillside Cottages/Nether Aucharnie, 174p Mains of Draidland; Tex - £86 5 Hillside Cottages, 177p Starhill; TexX - £83.50 Auchanland, 176p Meikle Begshill; Cont - £83, 175p x2 North Retannach; Chev - £83 North Retannach, 172p 22 Cranna View; Blue Tex - £90 , 196p North Retannach; Char - £83 Silverford, 175p Followsters; CharX - £83 Auchanland, 178p Burnside
EWES – (522) Suf – £91 Upper Woodside; SufX - £93 Jacobshall; Tex - £125 Stripeside; TexX - £124 Dunscroft; Cont - £100 Meikle Begshill; Chev - £69 Dunearn; Mule - £70 Lower Inchcorsie/Towie; BF - £57 BLackford; Cross - £108 Dunscroft; CHM - £98 Mains of Blairmore; Char - £103 Auchanland; RAMS – Tex - £110 Lower Inchcorsie; Bel - £90 Littlefield; BF - £61 Bomakelloch; BFL - £90 Mayne.