United Auctions (Wednesday 19 February 2020) sold 3052 prime sheep.
Old season lambs (2246) averaged 236.14p per kg to 284p p per kg for 37.5kg Beltex from Brae Edge, Castletown £134 gross for 64kg Tex from Drumburn, Keith.
Ewes sold to a top of £180 for a pen of Texel’s from Logie Durno, Pitcaple.
Another grand number of hoggs sold away to a packed ringside of buyers. All classes maintained last week’s brisk trade, however 25% of the sale consisted of store type hoggs which hindered the days average. A full company of buyers awaited the ewe vendors, who were left delighted with the trade they received. Middle of the road continental ewes were a lot dearer as were mules with many pens cashing over £100.
OSL – Suf – £124 52 Conval Street, 251p Wardhead; SufX - £123.50, 248p Newton of Deershaw/Sheep Park; Tex - £132 Seggiecrook, 262p Mid Calder; TexX - £125 Gibston, 255p Strichen Mains; Cont - £123.50 Corshelloch, 254p Weston/Corshelloch; Chev - £121 Gibston, 250p Fearn; Mule - £114.50 Seggiecrook/Nether Blairmaud, 253p Tullochallum; BF - £112.50 Upper Towie, 240p 41 Upper Coll; Bel - £132 Seggiecrook, 263p Lythebrae; Zwar - £115, 261p Milton; Lleyn - £118 Daies, 250p Sinsharnie; Char - £121 Burnside of Gight, 257p Netherton; CharX - £120 Lythebrae, 260p Fearn; Jacob - £107 Criftgibb, 225p 52 Conval Street; CHM - £116 Smithyhillock, 243p Hatton Cottage.
EWES (806) – Suf – £152 Bogs of Paithnick; SufX - £142 Logie Durno Tex - £175 Logie Durno; TexX – £174 Tullochallum; Cont - £160 Logie Durno; Chev - £109 Mid Calder; Mule - £109 Craigton; GF - £105 Auchnarrow/Murray Park; Eng Mule - £104 Burnside of Gight; Cross - £151 Tullochallum; Zwar - £129 Bogs of Paithnick; CHM - £140 Catcraig; HB - £144 Catcraig; Bel - £143 Edendiack; llyen - £139 Catcraig; BF - £80 Murray Park; Char - £150 Logie Durno; BFL - £137 Bulwark Croft; Cont X - £137 Murray Park; Char - £137 Murray Park; CharX - £135 Burnside of Gight/Concraig House; ContX - £149 Catcraig; Hill Chev - £96 Nether Blairmaud; RAMS – Suf - £111 Fearn; Tex - £134 Catcraig; Bel – 3122 Edendiack; Cont - £129 Newton; Chev - £104 Leithhall; BFL - £135 Newton; Lleyn - £103 2A Tongue; Shet - £53 21 Upper Coll.
United Auctions (Thursday 13 February 2020) sold 224 Store Cattle and OTMS.
Store cattle sold at similar trade to the previous sale where both yearlings and forward types were keenly bid for and more could have been sold to vendors advantage.
HFRS (107) sold to an average 216.2p per kg selling to 246.5p per kg for a pair of 355kg CharX’s from Newton of Struthers, Kinloss. Top gross being £1265 for a pen of four 617kg CharX’s from Gunhill, Inverurie.
BLKS (98) sold to average 215.1p per kg selling to a top of 257.1p per kg for a 350kg CharX from Newton of Struthers, Kinloss. Top gross being £1340 for a 730kg CharX from Nether Minmore, Glenkindie.
OTMS (19) sold to average 130.1p per kg selling to a top of 143.4p per kg for a 795kg Sim from Corskie, Garmouth. Top gross being £1290 for a SimX again from Corskie.
HFRS – 301-350kg - £855, 244.3p Haddo House Estate, Haddo; 351-400kg - £900 Haddo House Estate, Haddo, 246.5p Newton of Struthers, Kinloss; 401-450kg - £980 Haddo Estates, Haddo, 225.6p Cluseburn, Inverbervie; 451-500kg - £1100, 228.2p Weetyfoot, Grange; 213.1p Birselawsie, Midmar; 501-550kg - £1135, 213.1p Birselawsie, Midmar; 551-600kg - £1220, 212.2p Gunhill, Inverurie; 601-650kg - £1265, 205p Gunhill, Inverurie.
BLKS – 301-350kg - £900, 257.1p Newton of Struthers, Kinloss; 351-400kg - £980, 250p Cluseburn, Inverbervie; 401-450kg - £980, 227p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; 451-500kg - £1130, 229.2p Birselawsie, Midmar; 501-550kg - £1155 Birselawsie, Midmar, 215.8p Little Cantly; 551-600kg - £1220, 213.5p Birselawsie, Midmar; 601-650kg - £1270, 200p Braeside of Fortrie, Rora; 651kg - £1340, 183.6p Nether Minmore, Glenkindie.
OTMS – Sim - £1290, 143.4p Corskie, Garmouth; AA – £1260, 131.9p Corskie, Garmouth; SimX - £1150, 137.4p Corskie, Garmouth; CH- £960, 97p Auchinclech, Grange; STX - £950, 126.8p Kinnermit, Turriff; SH - £810, 117.4p Delfur Farms, Rothes