United Auctions (Wednesday 16 June 2021) sold 1184 prime sheep.
New Season Lambs (148) averaged 288.9p per kg to 321p per kg for 47kg Blue TexX from West Cairnhill, Culsalmond and to £154 gross 52kg Blue TexX from West Culsalmond.
Old Season Lambs (216) averaged 159p per kg to 214p per kg for 63.5kg TexX from Home Farm, Aberlour and to £136 gross for 63.5kg TexX from Home Farm, Aberlour.
Spring lambs would be easier as seen elsewhere this week. Well bred and well fleshed lambs still sold at premium rates. Hoggs seem to have almost passed for the season with a very mixed show forward and many hoggs having had a birthday with teeth appearing. Ewes wouldn’t be quite so sharp compared to last week yet still very much a sellers-market. Top price was £220 for a monster of a Texel ewe from Cobbleheugh, with the whole sale averaging out £95.94.
NSL- Suf – £136, 316p Croftgibb; SufX - £136 Silverford, 288p Upper Woodside; Tex - £142 West Cairnhill, 339p Connage; TexX - £155 North Dorlaithers, 338p Meikle Begshill; Cont - £155 Auchanland, 314p Artlaw Crescent; Cont - £140 Ternemny, 314p Artlaw Crescent; Zwar - £112, 247p Butterybrae; Blue Tex - £154, 321p West Cairnhill; Char - £148, 314p Ternemny; BDM - £134, 308p Honeysuckle.
OSL – Suf – £104 Home Farm Troup, 194p Greenland Mains; SufX - £100 Aulton, 193p Home Farm Troup; Tex - £136, 214p Home Farm Aberlour; TexX - £119 Logie Durno, 200p Jacobshall; Cont - £95, 198p St Johns Wells; Chev - £96 Tombreakachie, 194p Little Forgue; Mule - £98, 173p Linn Park; BF - £90 Tombreakachie, 203p Glencorrie; CharX - £116 Cobbleheugh, 182p East Bruntbrae.
EWES (820) – Suf – £136 Woodside; SufX - £134 Broadland; Tex - £220 Cobbleheugh; TexX - £200 Uppermill; Cont - £200 Logie Durno; Chev - £121 St Johns Wells; Mule - £121 Braeside of Culvie; GF - £115 Sanquhar Mains; BF - £90 Auchnarrow/Tombreckachie; Cross - £188 Lettoch; CHM - £139 Woodside of Litterly ; Bel - £142 Tombreckachie; Hamp - £108 Woodside of Litterly; Char - £190 Logie Durno.
Rams – Suf - £160 The Floors; SufX - £154 Newton; Tex - £160 Davmor; Cont - £168 Meikle Northburn; Chev - £106 Auchinclech; BF £110 Tombreckachie; Cross - £164 Newton.
United Auctions on Saturday 12th June 2021 held displenishing sale of 207 breeding cattle on behalf of Cushnie Farms, Craigievar
selling to a top of £2800 for a SimX with a bull calf at foot and to £2700 for a SimX wih a heifer calf at foot.
Hfrs with Blk Calves £2600 x2; £2500 x 3
Hfr with Hfr Calves £2600; £2500 x2
Cows & Blk Calves £2500; £2450; £2400
Cows & Hfr Calves £2500; £2300 x 2
United Auctions (Thursday 10 June 2021) sold 171 store and OTM cattle.
Store cattle would sell at similar rates as seen recently taking into account the quality forward. OTM’s would be a very good show of killing cows meeting a strong demand.
BLKS (52) sold to an average 236.8p per kg selling to a top of 266.1p per kg for a pair of 327kg LimX’s from Bainshole, Huntly. Top gross being £1260 for a pair of 547kg SimX’s from Auchairn, Keith.
HFRS (78) sold to average 227.5p per kg selling to a top of 244.3p per kg for a pair of 305kg LimX’s from Bainshole, Huntly. Top gross being £1220 for a 590kg AAX from Swanford , NewDeer.
OTMs (41) sold to average 163.2p per kg. Selling to a top of 181.9p per kg for a 720kg SimX from Cairncoullie, Glenkindie. Top gross being £1600 for a 935kg Sim from Corskie, Garmouth.
BLKS – Up to 250kg - £570, 242.6p Overhall, Fyvie; 251-300kg - £600, 230.8p Newton, Glenbuchat; 301-350kg - £880 March Farm, Bonnykelly, 266.1p Bainshole, Huntly; 351-400kg - £940 Boghead, Dufftown, 242.3p Bainshole, Huntly; 451-500kg - £1175 Auchairn, Aultmore, 248.4p Boghead, Dufftown; 501-550kg - £1260, 230.3p Auchairn, Aultmore;
HFRS – 251-300kg – £705, 239p Milton of Elrick, Auchnagatt; 301-350kg - £810 Dalbeallie, Knockando, 244.3p Bainshole, Huntly; 351-400kg - £940 Little Cantly, Grange, 241.7p Auchorties, Keith; 401-450kg - £970, 239.5p Bainshole, Huntly; 451-500kg - £1120 Weetyfoot, Grange, 235p Auchairn, Aultmore; 501-550kg - £1205, 226.5p Weetyfoot, Grange; 551-600kg - £1220, 206.8p Swanford, New Deer.
OTMs – Sim - £1600 Corskie, Garmouth, 181.9p Cairncoullie, GLenkindie; SimX - £1550, 178.5p Corskie, Garmouth; BS - £1510, 176.1p Corskie, Garmouth; Lim - £1490, 177.8p Cairncoullie, Glenkindie; LimX - £1350 Braehead, Drummuir, 172.3p Cairncoullie, Glenkindie; BS - £1300, 166.7p Kincraigie, Lumphanan; BSX - £1100, 157.6p Kincraigie, Lumphanan