United Auctions (Tuesday 13 August 2019) sold 13118 lambs which saw trade for wedder lambs selling above expectations, and ewe lambs met a much more selective demand.
9644 wedder lambs sold to average £52.07 (+£0.96 on the year) selling to a top of £70 for SuffX from Achosnich, Dornoch; £67 for BeltX from Auchentoul Cottage, Kinbrace; £66.50 for park type NCC from South Balkeith, Tain; £65.50 for hill type NCC from Cartomie, East Amat.
3474 ewe lambs sold to average £59.51 (-£17.03 on the year) selling to £130 for hill NCC from Dunbeath Farms, Dunbeath.
NCC Wedder Lambs
£65 Tormore, Dunbeath; £65 Armadale, Thurso; £65 South Balkeith, Tain; £65 Auchlich Gruids, Lairg; £65 Dunbeath Farms, Dunbeath.
NCC Ewe Lambs
£120 Duible Cottage, Kildonan; £115 Armadale, Thurso; £102 Badanloch Estates; £100 South Balkeith, Tain; £100 Migdale, Bonar Bridge; £100 No 13 Inverbreckie, Invergordon; £96 Saluscraggie, Helmsdale.
Tups and Riggs
£100 Millhouse, Stainland; £64 Thistle House, Thurso.