United Auctions (Thursday 14 January 2021) sold 6631 prime sheep comprising 5374 prime hoggs selling to average 255.79ppk & 1257 ewes and rams.
Old Season Lambs (5374) – Doune Farms (BTex) £157.00; Harviesmailing (BTex) £156.00; Luckenburn & Doune Farms (BTex) £154.00; Auchenrivoch (Tex) £143.00; Hallhill (Tex) £139.00; Auchenflower (Tex) £138.00; North Dorlaithers (Mill Blue) £139.00, £136.00 & £134.50; North Dorlaithers (Suf) £130.00; Elmscleugh (Suf) £128.50; West Carse (Suf) £127.00; West Balgothrie (Chev) £125.50; Gilston (Chev) £123.00; Wardhead (Chev) £119.50; Merkins (BF) £123.00; Dyke (BF) £116.50; Elmscleugh (BF) £114.50; Wardhead (Mule) £117.00; Pitcairn (Mule) £116.00; Coates, Coulshill & Elmscleugh (Mule) £115.00.
Old Season Lambs (5374) – Harviesmailing (BTex) 359.00ppk; Luckenburn (BTex) 354.00ppk; Wardhead & Doune Farms (BTex) 349.00ppk; Easter Greenhill (Tex) 321.00ppk; Nether Kidston (Tex) 314.00ppk; Tay & Torridon (Tex) 314.00ppk; Airtnoch (Chev) 281.00ppk; Hallhill (Chev) 279.00ppk; Stacks (Chev) 271.00ppk; West Park (Suf) 271.00ppk; Merryhill, Wormiston & Wardhead (Suf) 265.00ppk; North Dorlaithers (Mill Blue) 259.00ppk & 250.00ppk; Penston (BF) 257.00ppk; Tay & Torridon (BF) 254.00ppk; Midhouse & Springfield (BF) 252.00ppk; West Balgothrie (Mule) 256.00ppk; Drumtee (Mule) 254.00ppk; Coulshill & Coxhill (Mule) 251.00ppk.
Ewes (1257) – East Brackenridge (Tex) £190.00; South Flanders & East Brackenridge (Tex) £168.00; East Brackenridge (Tex) £165.00; West Carse (Tex) £162.00; Lochran (TexX) £160.00; South Flanders (TexX) £156.00 & £154.00; Over Finlarg (TexX) £150.00 x2; South Flanders (Cont) £149.00; Nether Pratis (Cont) £147.00; Dyke (Cont) £144.00; Lochend (BTex) £140.00; Fintalich (Suf) £129.00; Little Raith (Suf) £124.00; Lochend & Wester Kepdowrie (SufX) £118.00; Redheugh (SufX) £115.00; Wester Moffat (SufX) £113.00; South Flanders (Mule) £120.00; Fintalich (Mule) £109.00; East Brackenridge (Mule) £103.00; Pitcairn (Mule) £100.00; Craighall (BFL) £104.00; Craighall (Chev) £98.00 x2; Invermilton (Chev) £88.00; Kinaldy (Chev) £85.00; Elmscleugh (BF) £90.00 & £85.00; Pitcairn & East Brackenridge (BF) £78.00; Coulshill (BF) £76.50; Mains of Tig & Wester Moffat (BF) £75.00.
Tups – Whitehouse (Cha) £126.00; Kilmory (Tex) £120.00; Lossit (Tex) £118.00; West Carse (BFL) £114.00; West Lundie (BTex) £99.00; Lower Killernie (BTex) 93.00; Little Raith (Suf) £98.00; White House (Zwa) £96.00; Littleport (BF) £86.00; Kilmory (BF) £83.00; Achnaba (BF) £79.00.
United Auctions (Wednesday 13 January 2021) sold 1222 store cattle, native bred cattle and young bulls, 197 out of spec cattle, cast cows and bulls and 49 rearing cattle. Also 1489 store & feeding sheep.
Bullocks (569) – averaged 225.70p to 287.70p per kg for a 285kg CHX from Abbeymill, and to £1460 for a 671kg SimX from Grange of Aberbothrie.
Dairy Bullocks (53) – averaged 189.55p to 215.00p per kg for a 463kg MOX from Gateside, and to £1115 for a 647kg HFX from Blackbog.
Heifers (534)– averaged 218.23p to 248.70p per kg for a 563kg SimX from Philiphaugh Estate, and to £1400 for a 563kg SimX from Philiphaugh Estate.
Young Bulls (66)- averaged 237.50p to 263.50p per kg for a SimX from Philiphaugh Estate, and to £1075 for a CHX from Newton of Collessie.
Beef Cows and Bulls (182) – averaged 137.09p to 186.60p per kg for a SimX from Grange of Aberbothrie, and to £1570 for a LimX from Whitrighill.
Dairy Cows (15)- averaged 106.99p to 157.20p per kg for a HFX from Rossiebank, and to £1050 for a HFX from Rossiebank.
Bullocks: 251-300kgs- Abbeymill £820, 287.70p; 301-350kgs- Abbeymill £860, 277.40p; 351-400kgs- Lesserlinn £1035, 272.50p; 401-450kgs- Bougang £1110, 253.70p; 451-500kgs- Mid Knockglass £1210, 243.00p; 501-551kgs- Bargany £1250, Starr 234.00p; 552-601kgs- Oatridge £1280, 231.00p; 602-651kgs- Oatridge £1380, 222.60p; 652-701kgs- Grange of Aberbothrie £1460, 217.60p.
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Newton of Collessie £590, Balneathill 238.30p; 251-300kgs- Abbeymill £710, Balneathill 242.20pp; 301-350kgs- Abbeymill £870, 268.50p; 351-400kgs- Bogside £940, 245.00p; 401-450kgs- Castlehill £1050, Bogside 240.00p; 451-500kgs- Coalhill £1140, Easter Greenhill 241.20p; 501-551kgs- Coalhill £1250, Garvald Mains 229.10p; 552-601kgs- Philiphaugh Estate £1400, 248.70p; 602-651kgs- Garvald Mains £1380, 216.30p; 652-701kgs- Neuk £1340, 204.30p; 702+kgs- Binzian £1340, 187.70p.
Young Bulls: 251-300kgs- Newton of Collessie £705, Hartside 242.40p; 301-350kgs- Philiphaugh Estate £880, 263.50p; 351-400kgs- Mosshall £940, Newton of Collessie 254.10p; 401-450kgs- North Balloch £1035, Philiphaugh Estate 242.60p; 451-500kgs- Newton of Collessie £1075, 226.80p.
£ per head- Whitrighill (Lim) £1570, Balthayock (CH) £1450, Greenshields (BS) £1350, Nether Pratis (Sim) £1330, Whitrighill (BRB) £1290, Blackburn (Lui) £1250, South Carse of Coldoch (AA) £1190, Lochfield (Cont) £1190, Lour Farms (SH) £1070, Rossiebank (HF) £1050.
PPK- Grange of Aberbothrie (Sim) 186.60p, Netherton (BRB) 180.20p, 5 Auchenkiln (AA) 179.10p, Woodhead of Mailer (Lim) £172.60p, Newpark (BA) 160.90p, Rossiebank (HF) 157.20p, Blackburn (Lui) 151.20p, Balthayock (CH) 150.10p.
£ per head– Upper Spittalton (Lim) £1590, Netherton (BRB) £1410, Wester Ochtermuthill (Sim) £1350.
PPK- Upper Spittalton (Lim) 156.80p, Netherton (BRB) 142.10p, Newpark (Sim) 125.50p.
49 rearing cattle.
The sale was topped by an excellent CHX bullock from Mr E Erskine, Inchie at £740.
The opening sale of the year met a very firm trade across all sections. Next sale Wednesday 3 February – Contact Murray Steel 07525 747439
Off milk calves
Wester Whitfield (BRBX) £580.
Muirend (AAX) £530.
Rossiebank (HOX) £190.
On milk calves
Nether Pratis (SimX) £350.
Nether Pratis (BRBX) £295.
Kaemuir (AAX) £255.
Carneil (HFX) £155.
Also sold 1489 store & feeding sheep.
BTex - £97.95
Tex - £92.28 (+ £9.46 on the week)
Chev - £79.31 (-£12.51 on the week)
Mule - £88.98 (+£4.46 on the week)
Suf - £93.29 (+£3.79 on the week)
BF - £81.31 (+£10.08 on the week)
Store Hoggs – Nether Pratis (BTex) £106.50; Ardmaleish (Tex) £116.00 & £104.50; Wester Coldrain (Tex) £102.00; Balneathill (Chev) £92.50; Tigh-Na-Blair (Chev) £90.50; Blarnavaid (Mule) £90.50; Daldorn (Mule) £85.50; Daldorn (Suf) £97.00; Nether Pratis (Suf) £95.00; Sheddock Shiskine (Suf) £94.00; Downfield (BF) £97.50 & £92.50; Brisbane Glen Estate (BF) £85.00.