HUnited Auctions (Wednesday 13 January 2021) sold 3155 prime sheep.
Old season Lambs (2147) sqq averaged 255.27p selling to 312p per kg for 47kg Blue Texel from Harestone, Banchory and to £148 gross for 47kg Blue Texel from Harestone, Banchory. Ewes sold to a top of £188 for Texels from Corsairtly, Keith.
Fat hogg trade continues to drive on again as all classes would be dearer on the week yet again. Heavy sorts were in short supply as farmers are in amongst sheep to take advantage of this prosperous trade. Ewes were flying! An animated trade was witnessed as all classes were dearer again, which included a vast number of Mules forward which averaged £100 ph.
NSL – Suf - £132 Upper Glasslaw, 266p Wardhead; SufX - £130 south Craighead, 264p Strichen Mains/Auchenbreddie; Tex - £138 Hatton Cottage, 273p Auchenbreddie/Wardhead; TexX - £130.50 Raws, 269p Auchenbreddie/Dunveaden; Cont - £128 Speylea, 295p Lythebrae/Drummuir HF; ContX - £127 South Craighead, 268p Badentoul; Chev - £129 Littlemill, 273p Harestone; Mule - £118 Nether Blairmaud, 259p Gaich; BF - £116.50 Nether Blairmaud, 265p Harestone; Bel - £123 Allaloth, 299p Lythebrae; ChM - £123 Tombreck/Balavil Est, 260p Badentoul; Lln - £127.50 Deskie, 261p 3 Haddoch Cottages; Char - £128.50 South Greycairn, 270p Inshes; CharX - £128 South Craighead, 261p Inshes.
EWES (1008) Suf - £145 Everton of Auchry; SufX - £138 Parrock/£135 Corskie/ £125 Lynegar; Tex - £161 Nether Knockans/ £153 Corsairtly; TexX - £145 Corskie/ £144 Porterstown; Cont - £150 Floors; ContX - £138 Lynegar, £135 Craigton/Auchenbreddie/£134 Parrock/Porterstown/Hatton Cottage; Chev - £136 Inshes; Mule - £125 Everton of Auchry/Parrock, £116 Sherriffseat; GF - £114 Floors/£113 Auchenbreddie; BF - £89 Deskie/47 Woodside/ £78 Tombreck, £77 Morayscairn; Cross - £152 Everton of Auchry; CHM - £121 Floors; HB - £139 Parrock; Bel - £178/£165 Everton of Auchry; Lln - £126 Mid Fleenas; Char - £129 Inshes x 2/ Floors; Hill Chev - £109 Parrock
RAMS – Suf - £116 Floors; Tex - £128 Porterstown; Bel - £116 Floors; Cont - £129 Floors; Chev - £109 Oldtown; GF - £111 Keithmore; Rousin - £119 Balgreen
United Auctions (Saturday 9 January 2021) sold 500 cattle at their opening sale.
BLKS (248) sold to average 239p per kg (+ 24.2p per kg on year) selling to 294.6p per kg for 387kg LimX’s from Coleburn, Elgin and to £1520 for a 715kg limX from Glasslaw, Fraserburgh.
HFRS (224) sold to an average 228.5p per kg (+ 23.3p per kg on the year) selling to 264.9p per kg for 385kg LimX’s from Cobbleheugh,DInnet and to £1350 for 574kg Simx’s from Braehead, Glens of Foundland and for 635kg CharX’s from Gunnhill, Inverurie.
OTMs (28) sold to an average of 124.4p per kg, selling to 186p per kg for LimX from Lythebrae, Aberchirder and to £1390 for SimX from Wester Elchies, Aberlour
HFRS – 251 - 300kg – £760, 259.4p Boradland, Cairnie; 301-350kg - £830, 244.8p Meikle Northburn, Cuminestown; 351-400kg - £1020, 264.9p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; 401-450kg - £1080, 257.1p Cobbleheugh; 451-500kg - £1155 Gunhill, Inverurie, 248.9p Auchnascraw, Glenlivet; 501-550kg - £1230 Upper Glasslaw, 239p Myreton, Insch; 551-600kg - £1350, 235.2p Braehead, Colpy; 601-650kg - £1350, 217.2p Gunhill, Inverurie;
BLKS – 251-300kg - £790, 233.3p Broadland, Cairnie; 301-350kg - £930, 288.8p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; 351-400kg - £1140, 294.6p Coleburn, Elgin; 401`-450kg - £1165, 277.9p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; 451-500kg - £1220 Auchnascraw, Glenlivet, 256.5p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; 501-550kg - £1275 Upper Blairnain, Aberlour, 243.1p Whinbrae, Huntly; 551-600kg - £1335 Birselawsie, Midmar, 233.4p Mains of Tarryblake, Rothiemay; 601-650kg - £1360, 224.8p Upper Glasslaw, New Pitsligo; 651-700kg - £1430, 205.5p Upper Glasslaw, New Pitsligo; 701kg + - £1520, 212.6p Upper Glasslaw, New Pitsligo.
OTMs – LimX - £1200, 186p Lythebrae, Aberchirder; CharX - £1170, 140p Wester Elchies, Aberlour; ;Sim - £1180, 135p Wester Elchies, Aberlour; ContX - £1140, 137.3p Upper Blairnain, Aberlour.