United Auctions (Thursday 25 February 2021) sold 6115 prime sheep comprising 4618 prime hoggs selling to average 270.21ppk & 1497 ewes and rams.
Old Season Lambs (4618) – Luckenburn (BTex) £179.00; Easter Ochtermuthill (BTex) £168.00, £162.00 x2 & £160.00; Luckenburn (Tex) £169.00; Easter Ochtermuthill (Tex) £160.00; Bordie (Tex) £158.00 & £150.00; Meikle Whiterashes (Suf) £135.00; Bogburn (Suf) £133.50; Wester Upper Urquhart (Suf) £132.50; Slatich (Chev) £135.00; Gilston (Chev) £134.00; Abbey (Chev) £133.00 x2; Hill of Errol (BF) £132.00; Dyke (BF) £129.00; Eastmill (BF) £126.50; Hill of Errol & Allanfauld (BF) £125.00; Moulin (Mule) £127.00 & £123.00; Harviesmailing & Coulshill (Mule) £119.50; Coates (Mule) £118.50.
Old Season Lambs (4618) – Luckenburn (BTex) 398.00ppk; Easter Ochtermuthill (BTex) 376.00ppk, 373.00ppk & 360.00ppk x2; Luckenburn (Tex) 362.00ppk; Hallhill (Tex) 358.00ppk; Easter Ochtermuthill (Tex) 356.00ppk; Monzie (Chev) 306.00ppk; Slatich (Chev) £304.00ppk; Calfward & Grangefield (Chev) 295.00ppk; Stanley (Suf) 291.00ppk; Grangefield (Suf) 286.00ppk; Pityot (Suf) 277.00ppk; Moulin & Glenhead (BF) 272.00ppk; Pityot (BF) 271.00ppk; Slatich & Dunruchan (BF) 270.00ppk; Kiltyrie (Mule) 268.00ppk; Monzie (Mule) 261.00ppk; Harviesmailing & Coulshill (Mule) 260.00ppk.
Ewes (1497) – Hill of Errol (Tex) £160.00; Groan (Tex) £156.00; Wester Ochtermuthill (Tex) £150.00 & £140.00; Kinclaven (TexX) £140.00; Hunting Faulds (TexX) £138.00; Penston (TexX) £133.00; Townhead (BFL) £126.00; Townhead (SuffX) £128.00; Westerton (SufX) £125.00 & £121.00; Forrest (BTex) £122.00; Wester Ochtermuthill (BTex) £123.00; Cadogan, Wester Ochtermuthill & Mains of Struie (Cont) £120.00; Penston (Cont) £118.00; Grassmainston (Cha) £120.00; Colony (Chev) £107.00; Higham (Chev) £105.00; Colony (Chev) £94.00; Brogan (Rom) £103.00; Lochend (Mule) £102.00; Little Raith (Mule) £100.00; Hayloft & Townhead (Mule) £98.00; Point (Mule) £95.00; Rossieochil (Chev/Mule) £90.00; Auchenrivoch (BF) £80.00; Townhead & Kinpurney (BF) £79.00; Auchenrivoch & Little Raith (BF) £78.00; Remony (BF) £77.00.
Tups – Gathercauld (Tex) £154.00; Allanfauld (Tex) £149.00; Monzie (Tex) £134.00; Gilston (Chev) £120.00; Monzie (Chev) £107.00; Allanfauld (BFL) £119.00; Lochend (BTex) £112.00; Gathercauld (BTex) £108.00; Lynn (Lleyn) £90.00; Tay & Torridon (BF) £54.00; Crossmount (BF) £52.00.
United Auctions (Wednesday 24 February 2021) sold 1560 store cattle, 101 rearing cattle, 115 out of spec cattle, cast cows and bulls and 882 store sheep.
Bullocks (970)– averaged 243.03p to 296.90p per kg for a 261kg AAX from West Muirhouse, and to £1450 for a 620kg LimX from Carnbroe.
Dairy Bullocks (21)– averaged 185.45p to 207.10p per kg for a 420kg MRIX from Moat Mains, and to £990 for a 520kg HFX from Piersland.
Heifers (551)– averaged 233.44p to 275.50p per kg for a 323kg LimX from Leoch, and to £1350 for a 578kg LimX from Midlock.
Young Bulls (18)- averaged 222.66p to 241.50p per kg for a LimX from Ardgate, and to £1190 for a LimX from Ardgate.
Beef Cows and Bulls (90) – averaged 145.39p to 180.90p per kg for a AAX from Ayton Cocklaw, and to £1530 for a LimX from Upper Spittalton.
Dairy Cows (19)- averaged 120.16p to 167.30p per kg for a HFX from Stewarton, and to £1150 for a MOX from Meikle Camoquhill.
Out of Spec Cattle (6)- averaged 149.84p to 191.30p per kg for a LimX from West Park, and to £1130 for a AAX from Longyester.
Bullocks: Up to 250kgs- Ardlebank £690, 292.40p; 251-300kgs- West End £885, West Muirhouse 296.90p; 301-350kgs- Leoch £935, 277.40p; 351-400kgs- Inchgall £1060, West End 273.20p; 401-450kgs- Vorgie £1190, 271.70p; 451-500kgs- Glendamph £1305, 283.10p; 501-551kgs- Glendamph £1350, 257.50p; 552-601kgs- Stirches Mains £1400, Dalbrack 240.00p; 602-651kgs- Carnbroe Estates £1450, 233.90p.
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- White Dyke £595, 252.10p; 251-300kgs- Ardlebank £750, Lochend 265.70p; 301-350kgs- Crofthead £890, Leoch 275.50p; 351-400kgs- Bankhead £1060, 273.90p; 401-450kgs- Glendamph £1220, 271.10p; 451-500kgs- Townfoot £1195, Glendamph 259.90p; 501-551kgs- Longloch £1275, 239.70p; 552-601kgs- Midlock £1350, 233.60p; 602-651kgs- Devonshaw £1290, 212.20p.
Young Bulls: 251-300kgs- Dalvey £550, 192.30p; 301-350kgs- High Bent £740, 222.90p; 351-400kgs- High Bent £900, 236.80p; 401-450kgs- Ardgate £990, 241.50p; 451-500kgs- East Shawtonhill £1070, 225.30p; 501-551kgs- Ardgate £1190, 228.00p.
£ per head- Upper Spittalton (Lim) £1530, Linross (CH) £1410, Eastoun (Sim) £1370, Lochfield (BRB) £1270, Eastoun (AA) £1170, Meikle Camoquhill (MO) £1150, Gateside (Sal) £1105, Winton (HF) £1010.
PPK- Ayton Cocklaw (AA) 180.90p, Pittentian (Lim) 180.00p, Tulloch Farms (Sim) 176.50p, Stewarton (HF) 167.30p, Linross (CH) 164.70p, Lochfield (BRB) 158.4p, Meikle Camoquhill (MO) 149.40p, Sauchrie Mains (STX) 148.80p.
£ per head– Fallside (Lim) £1690, Innerwick (Sim) £1590, Forest (HF) £1230, Meikle Camoquhill (AA) £1150, Lochfield (BS) £1010, Drumcairn (CH) £1010.
PPK- Fallside (Lim) 154.80p, Meikle Camoquhill (AA) 140.90p, Innerwick (Sim) 135.40p, Forest (HF) 125.50p, Drumcairn (CH) 121.10p.
Out of Spec Cattle:
£ per head- Longyester (AA) £1130, West Park (Lim) £1030.
PPK- West Park (Lim) 191.30p, Meikle Camoquhill (MO) 162.70p
101 rearing cattle.
The sale was topped at £620 from M/s Aitken, Wester Whitefield for a pen of BRBX stirks, and £620 from M/s Wilson, Largs, Kirkcudbright. The trade was once again extremely buoyant with with a ringside of buyers eager for cattle.
Nether Pratis (SimX) £385.
Nether Pratis (AAX) £365.
Mains of Burnbank (BRBX) £305.
Clayland (HOX) £220.
Wester Whitefield (BRBX) £605.
KW Equestrian (CHX) £540.
KW Equestrain (HEX) £535.
Wynholm (LIMX) £465.
Largs (HOX) £465.
882 store sheep.
Grassmainston (Tex) £108.00; Langbank of Balhaldie (Tex) £106.00; Wester Coul (Tex) £100.00; Hunterston Estates (Tex) £99.00; Tulchan Croft (Che) £101.00 & £81.00; Wester Coul (Che) £79.00; Hunterston Estate (Mule) £98.00; Rossieochill (Mule) £91.00; Rossieochill (Suf) £97.00; Rhodders (BF) £104.00; Duncroisk (BF) £93.00; Kinpurney (BF) £92.00; Dykes (BF) £90.50.