United Auctions (Wednesday 25 November 2020) sold 535 store cattle, native bred cattle and young bulls, 90 breeding cattle, and 244 out of spec cattle, cast cows and bulls.
Bullocks (303) – averaged 210.65p to 253.30p per kg for a 150kg LimX from Lagganulva (Mull), and to £1425 for a 697kg AAX from Ledrishbeg.
Dairy Bullocks (22) – averaged 167.41p to 203.20p per kg for a 411kg MOX from Meikle Camoquhill, and to £1120 for a 684kg BFX from Mid St Colmack.
Heifers (195)– averaged 203.86p to 232.40p per kg for a 284kg BSX from Portend, and to £1345 for a 684kg BSX from Midlock.
Young Bulls (15)- averaged 185.70p to 198.60p per kg for a LimX from Quinloch, and to £1160 for a LuiX from Dalswinton Estate.
Beef Cows and Bulls (220) – averaged 126.93p to 196.20p per kg for a AAX from Ayton Cocklaw, and to £1410 for a CHX from Midlock.
Dairy Cows (20)- averaged 99.16p to 146.50p per kg for a HOX from Bandirran, and to £905 for a HOX from Bandirran.
Out of Spec Cattle (4)- averaged 153.20p to 171.50p per kg for a LimX from Hillcrest (Tiree), and to £1500 for a LimX from South Flanders.
Bullocks:Up to 250kgs- Chesthill Farms £560, Lagganulva (Mull) 253.30p; 251-300kgs- Townhead £710, 247.40p; 301-350kgs- Townhead £815, 250.80p; 351-400kgs- Piersland £870, Townhead 234.50p; 401-450kgs- South Ballaird £980, Drumlochy 223.90p; 451-500kgs- Midlock £1100, 241.80p; 501-551kgs- Bougang £1180, 216.90p; 552-601kgs- Ormiston £1155, 208.50p; 602-651kgs- Ledrishbeg £1370, 214.40p; 652-701kgs- Ledrishbeg £1425, 204.40p.
Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Orbost £355, 194.10p; 251-300kgs- Portend £660, 232.40p; 301-350kgs- Lower Luthrie £770, Chesthill Farms 227.80p; 351-400kgs- Shotlinn £870, 218.60p; 401-450kgs- Kepculloch £950, 217.90p; 451-500kgs- Meikle Camoquhill £1060, Heathfield 221.00p; 501-551kgs- Bonnyhill £1155, 218.80p; 552-601kgs- Bougang £1190, 205.20p; 602-651kgs- Ledrishbeg £1265, 205.00p, 652-701kgs- Midlock £1345, 196.60p.
Young Bulls: Up to 250kgs- Orbost £300, 174.40p; 301-350kgs- Braes of Grandtully £600, 173.40p; 351-400kgs- Westhouse £670, 188.20p; 401-450kgs- Blanebank Farms £850, 198.60p; 451-500kgs- Coshieville £930, 193.80p; 501-551kgs- Borlick £1080, 197.80p; 552-601kgs- Borlick £1080, 193.50p; 602-651kgs- Dalswinton £1160, 186.50p.
£ per head- Midlock (CH) £1410, Castle Cary Mill (Lim) £1350, Percival (BRB) £1270, West Park (Sim) £1210, Mountquhanie (AA) £1210, Blackburn (Lui) £1170, Blackburn (HE) £1050, Abbey (BS) £1010, Lour Farms (SH) £965, Smeaton Shaw (Sal) £925.
PPK- Ayton Cocklaw (AA) 196.20p, Midlock (CH) 191.90p, 28 Castlehill (Lim) 190.30p, Lour Farms (BRB) 163.50p, Demperston (Sim) 161.30p, Blackburn (HE) 151.30p, Bandirran (HO) 146.50p, Braes of Grandtully (BS) 134.70p, Smeaton Shaw (Sal) 130.00p, Lour Farms (SD) 127.10p
£ per head– South Hill of Dripps (Lim) £1530, Dalchirla (BS) £1270, South Hill of Dripps (AA) £1170, Dalswinton Estate (CH) £1090.
PPK- Dalchirla (BS) 180.90p, Berrydyke (Lui) 157.10p, South Hill of Dripps (Lim) 142.70p, Lower Luthrie (AA) 120.80p.
Out of Spec Cattle:
£ per head- South Flanders (Lim) £1500, Silver Rigg (BA) £1230, Hillcrest (Tiree) (Lim) £1190.
PPK- Berrydyke (Lim) 171.50p, Silver Rigg (BA) 167.10p, South Flanders (Lim) 166.00p.
Also sold 90 breeding cattle including a dispersal from Mr K Jackson, Orbost, Isle of Skye.
Bulling heifers - BS £950 x2; BS £850 x2; HI £850 x2
In calf cows & heifers - Sim £1100; BS £1050; Sim £1000
Other leading prices:
Bulling Heifers: SH £1100 & £1000 x4 Cuttlehill
In calf heifers: Lui £1800 x5 & £1600 x4 Rawburn
Cows with calves at foot: SA £2000; Sim £1650; Lui £1650; Lui £1620 Cameron
United Auctions (Thursday 19 November 2020) sold 6984 prime sheep, comprising 5681 new season lambs selling to average 205.45p and 1303 ewes and rams.
United Auctions, are proud to support and donate lambs to the Lamb for St Andrew’s Day campaign. Spearheaded by the Institute of Auctioneers, over 10,000 pupils from 110 Scottish schools will be celebrating St Andrew’s Day by cooking and enjoying Scotch Lamb.
From today’s sale M/s Ross Bros, Strichen, Mr Kerr, Halkerston, CA MacPhail Consulting, Mr Hepburn, Greenhill, Mr Smith, Grangefield and M/s Clark, Milnbank all kindly donated lambs to the campaign.
Thanks also to the team at John Scott Meats for working tirelessly to process the lambs.
New Season Lambs (5681) – Cairn (Tex) £128.00; South Flanders (Tex) £116.00; South Barr, Victoria & Duncairnie (Tex) £110.00; Little Raith & Grangefield (Tex) £109.00; Easter Ochtermuthill (BTex) £116.00; Strageath Hall, Harviesmailing & Luckenburn (BTex) £115.00; South Flanders (Suf) £105.50; Wardhead & Pittenkerrie (Suf) £100.00; Pittenkerrie & Little Raith (Suf) £99.00; Little Raith (Blue Tex) £103.00; Tay & Torridon (Cross) £99.50; Coates (Cross) £92.00; Penston (Cross) £90.00; Ayton (Cha) £97.00 & £91.00; Penston (Cha) £91.00 & £88.00; Monzie (Chev) £96.50 & £94.50; Balmonth & Wardhead (Chev) £94.00; Pittenkerrie (Hamp) £92.50; Kilkeddan & Cretlevane (Mule) £92.00; Auchenrivoch & Hillhead (Mule) £91.00; Carse of Trowan (BF) £89.00; North Deanhead (BF) £88.00 & £85.00.
New Season Lambs (5681) – Strageath Hall (BTex) 261.00ppk; Luckenburn (BTex) 259.00ppk & 253.00ppk; Lochelbank (Tex) 251.00ppk; Easter Greenhill (Tex) 244.00ppk; Isle Cottage (Tex) 242.00ppk; Auchenflower (Cross) 229.00ppk; Tay & Torridon (Cross) 226.00ppk; Coxydene (Cross) 221.00ppk; Coxydene (Suf) 228.00ppk; Neriby & Tipperdarroch (Suf) 218.00ppk; East Green (Chev) 223.00ppk; Coxydene 222.00ppk & 218.00ppk; Ayton (Cha) 220.00ppk; Shields (Cha) 217.00ppk; Penston (Cha) 211.00ppk; Invernodan & Balkissock (BF) 220.00ppk; West Bracklinn (BF) 214.00ppk; Balkissock (Mule) 205.00ppk; Strathgarry (Mule) 203.00ppk; Inch Cottage & Strathgarry (Mule) 201.00ppk.
Ewes (1303) – Little Blairquhomrie (Suf) £150.00 & £124.00; Weston (Tex) £138.00 x2; Shannocher (Tex) £125.00; Ayton (BTex) £137.00; Burnhouse Mains (TexX) £118.00; Monzie (TexX) £117.00; Oatfield (TexX) £115.00; Neriby & Strageath Mains (Cont) £114.00; Lochend , Longfauld & Dalvey (Cont) £113.00; Garvald Mains (Chev/Mule) £113.00; Allanfauld (BFL) £99.00 & £83.00; West Blanerne (SufX) £99.00; Ayton (BTexX) £97.00; Monzie (Chev) £93.00; Garvald Mains (Chev) £83.00; Wester Highgate & Burnhouse Mains (Mule) £90.00; Ardlebank (Mule) £89.00; Glendyburn (Mule) £87.00; Roughland (Lley) £87.00; Auchenflower (BF) £68.50; Allanfauld (BF) £65.00; Doldy & Balkissock (BF) £64.00.
Tups – Nicoll Drive (Tex) £112.00; Duncairnie (Tex) £109.00 x2; Roughlands (Lley) £101.00; Wester Bowhouse (BFL) £99.00; Drumnessie (BFL) £96.00; Wester Bleaton (Chev) £78.00; Wester Bleaton (Suf) £70.00; Inch Cottage (BF) £68.00; Carse of Trowan (BF) £67.00.
United Auctions (Monday 16 November 2020) sold 2469 store & feeding sheep.
Mule - £70.00 (+£0.73) on the week
Chev - £69.99 (+£1.39) on the week
SufX - £75.95 (+£0.58) on the week
BTexX- £72.02 (-£10.17) on the week
TexX - £69.85 (-£3.00) on the week
BF - £57.62 (-£0.05) on the week
Store Lambs – Knock O Ronald (Mule) £78.00; Rosemany (Mule) £76.00; Knock O Ronald (Mule) £68.00; Hillside (Chev) £76.00; Haddington Farms (Chev) £72.00; Borenich (Chev) £69.00; Knock O Ronald (Suf) £82.50; Greensburn (Suf) £79.00; Fornought (Suf) £74.00; Wester Ochtermuthill (BTex) £90.00; Crofthead (BTex) £85.00; Wester Ochtermuthill (BTex) £84.00; Wester Ochtermuthill (Tex) £93.00; Knock O Ronald (Tex) £81.50; Greensburn (Tex) £81.00; Knock O Ronald (BF) £66.50; Brenlawers (BF) £65.50; Craigton (BF) £65.00