United Auctions (Wednesday 29 June 2022) sold 775 prime sheep
New Season Lambs (404) averaged 299.8p per kg and sold to 338p per kg for for 42kg BeltX from Redwood, Alford and to £170 gross for 53kg Tex from North Dorlaithers, Turriff.
Old Season Lambs (152) averaged 185p selling to 236p per kg 52.8kg TexX from Corse of Kinnoir, Huntly and to £140 gross for 72kg SufX from Heads of Auchinderran, Keith.
An excellent show of spring lambs for quality met an increased trade on the week, with lambs (55p) up on average on the year. Ewes were short of buyers demand again selling to vendors advantage. Top price being £250 for pure Texels from Messrs Innes, Dunscroft for a pair. Then again from M Leggat, Cairnton farm, Huntly.
NSL (404) – Suf – £156 Pitfancy, 308p Forestview; SufX - £153.50 Whinbrae, 306p Pitfancy; Tex - £160 Cairnbo. 321p North Dorlaithers; TexX - £160 Mill of Fowlis, 320p Nether Blairmaud; Cont - £156 Mains of Cairnborrow, 318p Porterstown; Chev - £137.50, 302p Forestview; Cross - £150 Nether Blairmaud, 305p Boghead; BF - £110, 258p Strone; Bel - £158, 338p Redwood; Blue TexX -£139, 316p Newton of Struthers; Chev Mule - £151,290p Whinbrae; DorsetX - £147.50 Wester Coltfield, 311p Woodside; CharX - £152 Pitfancy, 307p Heldonside; Hamp - £148, 302p 82 Back Street.
OSL (152)- SufX – £140 Heads of Auchinderran, 230p Braehead Farm; Tex - £129 Greencraig, 236p Corse of Kinnoir; TexX - £127,227p Mains of Skeith; Cont - £95, 226p Ernam; Chev -£95, 211p Braehead Farm; Mule - £80, 186p The Arr; BF - £125, 227p Glencorrie; Cross; £95, 221p Mill of Towie; CharX - £98 Kirkland, 223p Ernam.
EWES (219) – Suf - £150 The Arr; SufX - £158 North Dorlaithers; Tex - £250 Duncroft/Cairnton; TexX - £220 Porterstown; Cont - £195 Porterstown; Chev - £119 Balnakyle; Mule - £120 Littlefield/Little Forgue; GF - £119 Porterstown; BF - £90 Mains of Skeith; Cross - £141 Kirkland; CHM - £133 North Dorlaithers; BFL - £142 Nether Aucharnie; Ven - £137 Boghead; Easy - £114 Kirkland; Dors - £133 6 Deveron Park;
RAMS – Suf - £122 Whinbrae; Tex - £198 Cairnbo; Cont - £164 Cairnbo; Blue Texel - £162 Braehead Farm; Cross – £139 Dunscroft.
United Auctions (Thursday 16 June 2022) sold 117 cattle and OTMs.
BLKS (64) sold to an average 240p per kg selling to 268.5p per kg for a pen of four 365kg LimX’s from Fordmouth, Tomintoul. Top gross being £1340 for a pair of 572kg LimX’s from Upper Towie Estates, Glenkindie.
HFRS (39) sold to average 231.3p per kg selling to 260p per kg for a 400kg LimX from Fordmouth Farm, Tomintoul. Top gross being £1210 for a pair of 500kg CharX’s from Upper Towie Estates, Glenkindie.
OTMS (14) averaged 202.8p per kg selling to a top of 229.3p per kg for a 750kg SimX from Corskie, Garmouth. Top gross and a market record being achieved at £2180 for a 975kg Sim from Messrs Green, Corskie, Garmouth.
BLKS – 301-350kg – £900, 266.3p Meikle Cantly, Grange; 351-400kg - £1035, 268.5p Fordmouth, Tomintoul; 401-450kg - £1055 Upper Towie Est, 254.9p Fordmouth, Tomintoul; 451-500kg - £1150, 239.6p Fordmouth, Tomintoul; 501-551kg - £1150, 239.5p Fordmouth, Tomintoul; 552-601kg - £1340, 234.3p Upper Towie Estates.
HFRS – 301-350kg - £725, 218.4p Meikle Northburn, Turriff; 351-400kg - £1040, 260p Fordmouth, Tomintoul; 401-450kg - £1000 Newton of Struthers, Elgin, 236.3p Rothiemoon, Nethy Bridge; 451-500kg - £1210, 242p Upper Towie Estates
OTMS – Sim - £2180, 229.3p Corskie, Garmouth; SimX - £2120, 223.6p Corskie, Garmouth; BS - £1860, 226.8p Corskie, Garmouth; BSX - £1780, 213.2p Corskie, Garmouth; ContX - £1270, 211.5p Corskie, Garmouth.