United Auctions (Thursday 14 October 2021) sold 1761 breeding and store sheep also 11 OTMs.
Breeding sheep met a selective trade for an end of season show. Better bred tups still found a keen interest. Store lambs were seriously sought after and many more could have been sold.
Store Lambs – (1547) sold to £96.50 for ContX from Croft-na-Garn, Boat of Garten
Ewe Lambs (54) sold to £94 for BDMX from Honeysuckle, Grange
Gimmers (51) sold to £160 for Chev/Mule from East Comalegy, Drumblade
Ewes (51) sold to £90 for ChevX from Kirkhill, Whitehills
Breeding Rams (58) sold to £540 for Tex from Hillhead of Mornish, Glenlivet
Beltex - £80 Lower Auchnahanet
BF - £79 Mains of Auchriachan
Char - £96 Croft-na-Garn
Chev - £87 Boghead (MacEachen Jnr)
Cont - £96.50 Croft-na-Garn
Cross - £87.50 Greenland Mains
Mule - £80.50 Boghead
Suff - £96.50 Croft-na-Garn
Tex - £95 Greenland Mains
TexX - £94 Dalbeallie
Cont - £92 Honeysuckle
Mule - £94 Honeysuckle
Texel - £83 Stripeside
Chev/Mule - £93 Honeysuckle
Cross - £360 Haugh, Ballindalloch
Suff - £450 Auchnarrow
TexXBel - £400 Hilton of Culsh
BFL - £440 Castlebrae
BFL X - £400 Auchnarrow
Tex - £500 Hilton of Culsh
United Auctions (Wednesday 13 October 2021) sold 1963 prime sheep.
New Season Lambs (1203) averaged 223.5p per kg selling to 273p per kg for 42.3kg BeltexX from Achairn, Keith. Top gross being £128 for 55kg TexX from Barflat, Rhynie.
Lambs would see a slight rise on the week. Heavy fleshy ewes were very scarce and sold similar to the week. Horned ewes and leaner sorts were slightly easier. Top price being £156 for a Texel tup from Teuchitfauld, Maud. Kindly donated to the St Andrews day campaign from the sale today which United Auction proudly supports was a lamb from Messrs Pottinger, Greenland Mains.
NSL - Suf – £114 Sinsharnie, 238p The Knowes; SufX - £113 Little Forgue, 232p Brawland; Tex - £126 Barflat, 249p The Knowes; TexX - £125 Ardwell, 240p Auchairn; Cont - £121 Horsebog, 238p Knowehead; Chev/Mule – 107.50, 216p Castlehill; Mule - £103.50 Heldonside, 228p Cushnie; BF - £107, 206p Roadside, 176p; Bel - £115.5, 273p Auchairn; Zwar - £108.50 Horsebog, 212p Croftgibb; Char - £113 Greenland Mains, 231p Auchairn; CharX - £112 Bridges, 235p Boghead; BFL - £112 Castlebrae.
EWES (760) – Suf - £98 Auldtown; SufX - £90 Mains of Pronie; Tex - £140 Corsairtly; TexX - £138 Overhill; Cont - £130 Overhill; Chev - £83 Castlehill; Mule - £88 Swanfield;BF - £67 Auchorachan; Cross - £83 Auldtown; Shet - £31 Broadmyre; CHM - £91 East Comalegy; Lleyn - £67 Mains of Dalvey; East - £59 Leithhall; Zwar - £94 Bridgend of Gairn.
United Auctions (Thursday 7 October 2021) sold 162 cattle at their sale.
BLKS (72) sold to average 225.8p per kg selling to a top of 255.1p per kg for LimX’s from Hillhead of Stevensburn, New Deer.
HFRS (76) sold to average 225.9p per kg selling to a top of 260.8p per kg LimX’s from Hillhead of Stevensburn, New Deer.
OTMS (14) sold to average 163.5p per kg selling to £1480 for SimX from Towiemore, Drummuir.
BLKS – 351-400kg - £1000, 255.10p Hillhead of Stevensburn, New Deer; 401-450kg - £1075, 250p Fordmouth Farms, Tomintoul; 451-500kg - £1110, 236.20p Hillhead of Stevensburn, New Deer; 501-550kg - £1130, 223.80p Floors, Grange; 551-600kg - £1225, 216p Hillbrae, Ellon.
HFRS – 301-350kg – £740, 238.70p Pathside, Keith; 351-400kg - £970, 260.80p Hillhead of Stevensburn, New Deer; 401-450kg - £1025, 241.20p Fordmouth Farms, Tomintoul; 451-500kg - £1055, 222.10p Heatheryfield, Cairnie; 501-550kg - £1250, 240.40p Craighall, Cairnie.
OTMS – AAX- £1060 Tam A Chairr, Tarland, 124.40p 2 Askernish, Lochboisdale; BlueX - £960, 153.60p Heatheryfield, Cairnie; LimX - £750, 103.40p 12 Sollas, Lochmaddy; ShortX - £720, 108.30p 12 Sollas, Lochmaddy; SimX - £1480, 163.50p Towiemore, Drummuir.
BULL – AA - £1140, 110.14p Ballindalloch Home Farm, Aberlour.
United Auctions Thursday 30 September 2021 sold 1236 breeding and store sheep.
Any well bred sheep with breeding potential still sold well. Store lambs would be dearer again, all types in great demand.
Store Lambs – (1137) sold to £92 for SuffX’s from Ardlewie, cabrach
Ewe Lambs (57) sold to £184 for BFLX’s from Bairindinnie, Rhynie
Gimmers (42) sold to £192 for ContX’s from Meikle Begshill, Drumblade
Beltex - £91 Ardlewie
BF - £74 Auchnerran (Tarland)
Char - £89 Ballintomb
Chev/Mule - £74 Heatherbrae
Cont - £86 Blairindinnie
Cross - £91 Keepers Cottage
Mule - £67.50 Aldunie
Suff - £92 Ardlewie
Tex - £86.50 Hewitts
ChevX - £79 Auchnerran
United Auctions (24 & 25 September 2021) sold 418 Rams and Ram Lambs at their two day Sale.
United Auctions (Thursday 23 September 2021) sold 598 cattle at their sale of top calves, atores & OTM cattle.
In the pre-sale show Judged by W Cameron, Burnside of Edingight, the following were awarded to
1st LimX Hilton of Culsh, New Deer selling to 585kg £1375 to I Pirie
2nd CharX Inverlochy, Tomintoul 505kg, £1310 to Messrs Smeaton
1st CharX Inverlochy, Tomintoul 600kg, £1370 to I Pirie
2nd LimX Ballintomb Farms, Grantown on Spey 410kg, £1050 E Fettes
Pen of 4 Bullocks
1st CharX from Auchnascraw, Glenlivet selling 526kg £1355 to J Matthews
2nd CharX from Hilton of Culsh, New Deer selling 560kg, £1375 to W Cameron
Pen of 4 Heifers
1st CharX from Inverlochy, Tomintoul 505kg, £1310 to A Fraser
2nd CharX from Haddoch, Rothiemay 465kg, £1170 to C Proctor
BLKS (384) sold to average 240.7p (up 15.1p per kg on the year) selling to a top of 290.1p per kg for 405kg LimX from Wedderburn, Huntly and to £1400 for CharX from Hilton of Culsh, New Deer
HFRS (198) sold to average 236.1p (up 17p per kg on the year) selling to a top of 286.3p per kg for a 365kg LimX from Parrock, Rothiemay and to £1400 for LimX from Craig, Knock
OTMs (16) sold to average 152.8p per kg selling to 208.8p per kg for LimX from Newseat, Strichen
BLKS – 301-350kg - £930 Cobbleheugh, 266.7p Sheep Park Farms; 351-400kg - £1030, 267.5p Hilton of Culsh, New Deer; 401-500kg - £1210 Keithmore, 290.1p Wedderburn, Huntly; 451-500kg - £1275 Auchnscraw, Glenlivet, 262.7p Wedderburn, Huntly; 501-550kg - £1355, 257.6p Auchnascraw, Glenlivet; 551-600kg - £1400, 244.7p Hilton of Culsh, New Deer; 601-650kg - £1390, 226p Sunside, Wardhouse
HFRS – 301-350kg – £970, 277.1p Cobbleheugh; 351-400kg - £1045, 286.3p Parrock, Rothiemay; 401-450kg - £1120, 263.5p Wedderburn, Huntly; 451-500kg - £1250, 256.1p Keithmore, Dufftown; 501-550kg - £1400, 269.2p Craig, Knock; 551-600kg - £1375 Auchnascraw, 236.7p Aldunie, Cabrach
OTMs – LimX - £1240 or 176.9p Cobbleheugh, Dinnet; BlueX - £1200, 205.1p Newseat, Strichen; ShortX - £1080, 161.4p Cardnach, Knockandhu