United Auctions (Wednesday 12 December20180 sold 1973 prime sheep.
New season lambs (917) sold to 204p per kg for 43kg Beltex from Parrock, Rothiemay and to £90 for 61kg Tex from Clinterty, Fraserburgh.
Lambs continue to rise in value, all classes were again sharper on the week. Another tremendous show of ewes greeted the usual full ringside of buyers. All classes were similar on the week.
NSL – Suf – £87.50 Easter Clacotts, 181p North Cranna; SufX - £85 Mount Pleasant/Broadland, 178p North Cranna; Tex - £87 Mains of Tollo, 188p Craigieview/Nevie; TexX - £86.50 Belnaboth/Clashnoir, 184p North Cranna/Belcherrie; Cont - £86 Auchnarrow/Westerton, 183p Followsters/North Cranna/Birchlea/Honeysuckle; Chev - £85 Mains of Tollo, 190p Nevie ; Mule - £83.50 Raws, 182p Honeysuckle Cott; BF - £81,180p Hillhead of Mornish; Bel - £88, 204p Parrock; Char - £85 South Greycairn, 182p Followsters; CharX - £85 Easterton, 183p Craigieview.
EWES – (1056) SufX– £92 Tillyminate; Tex - £106 Hillhead of Mornish; TexX - £100 52 Conval Street; Cont - £95 4 Stewart Lane; Chev - £89 Parrock; Mule - £60 Sinsharnie; BF - £47 Followsters; Bel - £129 Parrock; Cross - £93 Milton of Gollanfield; CH/Mule - £88 South Greycairn; Char - £90 Newton of Haddo; ContX - £90 Croftbain.
RAMS – Bel - £100 Clashnoir.
United Auctions (Thursday 6 December 2018) sold store cattle, weaned calves & OTMs.
HFRS sold to a top of 321p per kg for a 355kg LimX from Loanhead, Logie Coldstone. Top gross being £1140 for the same animal.
BLKS sold to a top of 217p per kg for a 415kg SimX from Wester Elchies, Aberlour. Top gross being £1030 for a LimX from Parrock Farm, Rothiemay.
OTMS sold to a top of 126p per kg for a 710kg BBX from Loanhead, Logie Coldtone. Top gross being £1070 for a SimX from Wester Elchies, Aberlour.
HFRS – 301-350kg - £640, 186p Wester Elchies, Aberlour; 351-400kg - £1140, 321p Loanhead, Logie Coldstone; 451-500kg - £800, 174p Mains of Curr, Carrbridge; 501-550kg - £1050, 181 Parrock, Rothiemay
BLKS - Up to 250kg - £525, 210p Bonnieview, Drummuir; 201-300kg - £605, 205p Bonnieview, Drummuir; 301-350kg - £545, 158p 91 Bualadubh, Lochboisdale; 401-450kg - £900, 217p Wester Elchies; 451-500kg - £820, 180p 91 Bualadubh, Lochboisdale; 501-550kg - £1120, 206p Parrock, Rothiemay
United Auctions (Thursday 22 November 2018) sold 290 store and OTM cattle and 505 store sheep. A large ringside of buyers were present, strong forward cattle and in particular heifers with breeding potential met a fantastic demand. Plenty of leaner sorts were amongst the cows today, all classes cashed in at recent rates.
Strong store lambs realised a grand trade throughout, longer keep sorts however met a hesitant enquiry.
HFRS (175) sold to average 221.4p per kg selling to a top of 320p per kg for a 575kg limX from Newmill, Rathen. Top gross being £1840 again for a LimX from Newmill of Rathen.
BLKS (77) sold to average 210.7p per kg selling to a top of 240p per kg for a 494kg BBX from Newmill, Rathen. Top gross being £1370 for a 655kg LimX again from Newmill, Rathen.
OTMS (38) sold to average 111.1p per kg selling to a top of 162.9p per kg for a ShorthornX from Corskie, Garmouth . Top gross being £1180 for a SimX from Corskie, Garmouth.
HFR – 251-300kg - £560, 222.2p Knockando, Tomatin; 30-350kg - £695, 210.6p Wester Elchies, Aberlour; 351-400kg - £725, 193.5p Finnygaud, Aberchirder; 401-450kg - £1110, 246.1p Newmill, Rathen; 451-500kg - £1340, 285.1p Newmill, Rathen; 501-550kg - £1540, 290.6p Newmill, Rathen; 551-600kg - £1840, 320p Newmill, Rathen
BLKS – 251-300kg - £640,216.9p Avielochan, Aviemore; 301-350kg - £710, 218.5p Tigh Na Faoilein, Lochboisdale; 351-400kg - £835, 228.8p Wester Elchies, Aberlour; 401-450kg - £960, 215.7p Wester Laggan, Dulnain Bridge; 451-500kg - £1280, 240p Newmill, Rathen; 501-550kg - £1175 Mill of Torry Udny, 218.6p Wester Laggan, Dulnain Bridge; 551-600kg - £1240 Wester Laggan, Dulnain Bridge, 214.7p Mill of Torry, Udny; 601-650kg - £1335 Wester Laggan, Dulnain Bridge, 214.8p Mill of Torry, Udny; 651-700kg - £1370, 209p Newmill, Rathen.
OTMS – Sim - £1180, 141.3p Corskie, Garmouth;BS - £1140, 162.9p Corskie, Garmouth; SimX - £1120, 129.1p Corskie, Garmouth; BSX - £900, 153.8p Rinmore, Glenkindie; Cont - £890, 113.4p Lower Auchmill, Kinnoir; Lim - £890, 112.7p Aldunie, Cabrach; LimX - £890 Aldunie, Cabrach, 105.9p Avielochan, Aviemore; SH - £640, 100p The Den, Fochabers;
Store Lambs sold to £69 for mules from Gaich, Grantown on Spey
Beltex - £62 Ardlewie
Blackface - £50 Boghead
CharollaisX - £67.50 East Belhinnie
Continental - £65 x 2 Aswanley
Mule - £58 Gaich
Suffolk - £68 Ardlewie
Texel - £67 Meikle Begshill
SuffolkX - £66 Avielochan
TexX - £65.50 Aswanley