United Auctions (Monday 19 August 2019) had a catalogue entry of 6810 store lambs and feeding sheep.
Chev- £54.73 (+£2.55p) on the week
Mule- £56.22 (+£1.95p) on the week
SuffX- £61.99 (-£3.19p) on the week
TexX- £63.24 (-£0.23p) on the week
BTexX- £63.49 (-£1.92p) on the week
BF- £44.13 (+£5.50p) on the week
Store Lambs- Tulchan Croft (Chev) £58.00; Innerwick (Chev) £54.50; Benmore (Chev) £53.50; Daldravaig (Mule) £71.00; South Park (Mule) £63.50; Shields (Mule) £62.50; Dalmahoy (Suf) £73.00; Murdiston (Suf) £70.00; Drumloist (Suf) £66.00; Heriot Mill (Tex) £72.50; Balgowan & Flatterton (Tex) £71.00; East Buchanty (BTex) £69.00 & £67.00; Strachurmore (BTex) £64.50; Clement Cottage (BTex) £64.00; Tullochan (BF) £46.00; Jaw (BF) £45.50; Littleport (BF) £44.50.
United Auctions (Thursday 15 August 2019) sold 4801 prime sheep comprising 3500 prime lambs selling to average 170.94p & 1301 ewes and rams.
Scottish Beltex Club show of prime lambs ably judged by Mr A Jackson, Oban, awarded champion pen of 10 to G A W Whyte, Lintibert realised £100.00, and Reserve Champion from R Inglis, Dalachy realised £92.00.
New Season Lambs (3500) – Wester Highgate (Tex) £102.00; Lintibert (BTex) £100.00; Drumloist (Suf) £87.00; Culdees (Cha) £84.50; Loanhead of Duchally (Chev) £82.00; Kilmaurs Mains (Cross) £82.00; Drumtee (Mule) £72.00; Gayfield (Hamp) £65.00; Eastside (BF) £63.00.
New Season Lambs (3500) – Woodhead of Aberdalgie (BTex) 228.00ppk; Loanhead of Duchally (Tex) 222.00ppk; Culdees (Cha) 201.00ppk; Loanhead of Duchally (Chev) 182.00ppk; Ardoch (Suf) 178.00ppk; East Bracklinn (Cross) 172.00ppk; Lerrocks Cottage (Mule) 162.00ppk; Gayfield (Hamp) 158.00ppk; Eastside (BF) 158.00ppk.
Ewes (1301) – Cairn (Tex) £126.00; Easter Middleton (HB) £88.00; Newhouse of Glamis (BFL) £87.00; Cherryfield (BTex)£85.00; Balthayock (Lley) £70.00; Elmscleugh (BF) £66.50.
Tups- Chalmerstone (Suf) £91.00; Carrat (Tex) £84.00; Forter (Lley) £81.00; Newhouse of Glamis (BF) £78.00.
United Auctions (Wednesday 14 August 2019) sold 723 store and native bred cattle, 97 cast cows and 45 breeding cattle.
Bullocks (390) – averaged 192.24p to 225.40p per kg for a 346kg LimX from Barnurrie, and to £1200 for a 617kg CHX from Midlock.
B & W Bullocks (51) – averaged 143.15p to 168.20p per kg for a 544kg BFX from Kirkland, and £915 for a 544kg BFX from Kirkland.
Heifers (282) – averaged 190.40p to 223.00p per kg for a 426kg BAX from Dougall Est and to £1290 for a 716kg CHX from Midlock.
Beef Cows (86) – averaged 128.76p to 169.50p per kg for a LimX from Ballikinrain, and to £1410 for a AAX from South Carse of Coldroch.
Dairy Cows (11)- averaged 92.00p to 105.40p per kg for a HFX from Hillend, and to £845 for a HFX from Hillend.
Forward Cattle – (Lim) £1430 Wellhead
Bullocks: 301-350kgs- Barmurrie £780, 225.40p; 351-400kgs- Barmurrie £830, 221.90; 401-450kgs- Newhouse £950, 218.90p; 451-500kgs- Laigh Alticane £1030, 212.80p; 501-551kgs- Midlock £1070, 208.20p; 552-601kgs– Gateside £1170, 197.00p; 602-651kgs– Midlock £1200, Newpark 195.10p; 702kgs + - Broadstone £1160, 162.70p.
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Blackthird £390, 209.70p; 251-300kgs- Blackthird £590, 213.80p; 301-350kgs- Over Cairn £650, Dyke 192.90p; 351-400kgs- Dougall Est £810, Sunnyhill 213.70p; 401-450kgs- Dougall Est £950, 223.00p; 451-500kgs- Findatie £1080, 221.30p; 501-551kgs- Findatie £1065, Glenartnay 208.20p; 552-601kgs- Glenartnay £1160, 207.10p; 602-651kgs- Broadstone £1050, 166.90p;702kgs + - Midlock £1290, 180.20p.
Young Bulls: 351-400kgs- Auchinlay £500, 132.30p; 401-450kgs- Midlock £770, 175.80p; 451-500kgs- Little Kype £910, 188.80p; 501-551kgs- Little Kype £990, 191.10p.
£ per head- South Carse of Coldroch (AA) £1410, Wester Middleton (Lim) £1310, Baldovie (Sim) £1290, Wester Middleton (BRB) £1070, Balmyle (CH) £1070.
PPK- Wester Middleton (Lim) 169.50p, Muirsland (AA) 167.80p, Balmyle (CH) 154.20p, Wester Middleton (BRB) 153.70p, Baldovie (Sim) 146.60p.
£ per head- Whitrighill (Lim) £1530, Grassmainston (Sim) £1270, South Glassock (CH) £1070.
PPK- Whitrighill (Lim) 179.20p, Grassmainston (Sim) 152.60p, Mackiesmill (CH) 97.90p.
Fairfield Farms sold 45 breeding cattle.
AA Cows & bull calf
£1850, £1820, £1780, £1750.
AA Cows & heifer calf
£1880, £1850 (x2), £1800, £1750, £1720.