United Auctions (Thursday 12 December 2019) sold 5167 prime sheep comprising 3905 prime lambs selling to average 183.60p & 1262 ewes and rams, Including 180 lambs for the annual Christmas show and sale judged by Mr M Wilson who awarded Champion pen to WJ & EC Stevenson, Coilavoulin realising £119 purchased by R Lawson.
New Season Lambs - (3905) – Coilavoulin & Luckenburn (BTex) £119.00; Wester Mye (Tex) £102.00; Mains of Struie (Suf) £90.50; Croftgary (Chev) £88.00; Shielswood (Mule) £88.00; East Brackin (Cross) £84.00; Shielswood (Chev/Mule) £83.50; Glenfernate (BF) £78.00.
New Season Lambs - (3905) – Coilavoulin (BTex) 272.00ppk; Easter Mye (Tex) 234.00ppk; Gilston (Suf) 203.00ppk; West Lethans (Cross) 199.00ppk; Waterside (Chev) 195.00ppk; Shielswood (Mule) 192.00ppk; Uigle (BF) 194.00ppk; Shielswood (Chev/Mule) 182.00ppk.
Ewes - (1262) – Victoria (Tex) £121.00; West Meikle Pinkerton (TexX) £117.00; Invermilton (BTex) £103.00;Easter Middleton (HB) £102.00; Penston (CharX) £99.00; West Meikle Pinkerton (Mule) £93.00; Dalcapon (Chev) £92.00; West Meikle Pinkerton (Zwa) £91.00; Weat Blanerne (Suf) £87.00; West Meikle Pinkerton (Hamp) £88.00; Over Finlarg (BF) £77.00; Auchenrivoch & West Lundie (BF) £71.00; Dalbrack (SwaleX) £70.00; Hyndfordwells (Herd) £49.50; Auchtenny (ShetX) £34.00.
Tups – Over Finlarg (Tex) £117.00; Duntuim (Suf) £110.00; Penston (Char) £107.00; Oatfield (BTex) £99.00; Linfield (Zwa) £93.00; Townhead (BFL) £91.00; Gilston (Chev) £90.00; Castles Est (BF) £85.00.
United Auctions (Wednesday 11 December 2019) sold 594 store cattle, 184 cast cows and 7813 store sheep.
Bullocks (227) – averaged 200.34p to 254.40p per kg for a 342kg LimX from Ballintyre, and to £1230 for a 610kg SimX from Middleton.
Dairy Bullocks (17) – averaged 175.65p to 191.60p per kg for a 381kg MRIX from Moat Mains, and £1120 for a 644kg MOX from Woodend.
Heifers (250) – averaged 188.55p to 238.20p per kg for a 340kg LimX from Ballintyre, and to £1230 for a 534kg LimX from Newpark.
Beef Cows and Bulls (160) – averaged 125.06p to 179.30p per kg for a LimX from Pitsundry, and to £1270 for a LimX from Stacks.
Dairy Cows (20)- averaged 97.06p to 110.30p per kg for a MOX from Traprain, and to £895 for a HFX from Traprain.
Forward Cattle (4)- averaged 131.20p to 133.90p per kg for a HFX from Rossiebank, and to £705 for a HFX from Rossiebank.
Bullocks: Up to 250kgs- Portend £475, Milton 211.30p; 251-300kgs- Shieldrum £635, 226.00p; 301-350kgs- Ballintyre £870, 254.40p; 351-400kgs- Shenlarich £870, Downfield 236.90p; 401-450kgs- Heathfield £940, Bogside 212.40p; 451-500kgs- Isles £1040, 214.90p; 501-551kgs- Middleton £1100, Newpark 210.30p; 552-601kgs– Auchencrow £1230, 207.80p; 602-651kgs– Middleton £1230, Auchencrow 202.00p.
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Milton £350, 176.80p; 251-300kgs- Portend £595, 206.60p; 301-350kgs- Ballintyre £810, 238.20p; 351-400kgs- Moulin £845, Gairdrum 215.10p; 401-450kgs- Knollhead £880, Shenlarich 209.20p; 451-500kgs- Stottencleugh £995, 203.10p; 501-551kgs- Newpark £1230, 230.30p; 552-601kgs- Holehouse £1120, 202.20p; 602-651kgs- Woodend £1010, 165.80p.
£ per head- Stacks (Lim) £1270, Collielaw (AA) £1150, Downfield (CH) £1150, Ballechin (Cont) £1150, Lour Farms (Sim) £1110, Drumoider (BRB) £1070, Craighead (SH) £1010.
PPK- Pitsundry (Lim) 179.30p, Glenkiln Farms (Sim) 176.40p, Downfield (CH) 163.40p, Collielaw (AA) 162.90p, Drumoider (BRB) 150.70p, West Park (Cont) 137.50p, Craighead (SH) 127.20p.
£ per head - Broombrae (Sim) £1230, Carneil (HF) £1150, Glenkiln Farms (CH) £1150, Dinar Est (AA) £1070, Craigeassie House (BS) £1030.
PPK- Glenkiln Farms (BS) 157.10p, Glenkiln Farms (CH) 151.10p, Dinar Est (AA) 101.30p, Gateside (HF) 100.00p, Broombrae (Sim) 93.60p.
Also 7813 store and feeding sheep at their Blackface Martinmas sale.
Average- £57.20 (+£6.24 on the year)
Rhiedorrach Sporting (BF) £75.00; Glenhead (BF) £73.00; Rhodders (BF) £70.00; Auchtenny (BF) £69.50.
Mount Pleasant (SuffX) £78.50; Knowehead (SuffX) £69.00; Kinloch (SuffX) £64.00; Mount Pleasant (TexX) £86.50 & £85.50; Falkland Estate (TexX) £85.00; Lyoncross (TexX) £83.50; Westerton (BTexX) £83.50; Braeside of Lindores (BTexX) £80.50; Stachurmore (BTexX) £80.00; Auchenrivoch (Mule) £76.00; Auchentiber (Mule) £74.50; West Torrie (Mule) £71.50.