A round up of special sales from across the country

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Special sales from across the country continue to meet a strong trade throughout.

All classes again met an exceptional trade at Dingwall and Highland Marts’ sale where bullocks (440) and heifers (440) averaged 231.8p per kg and 218.7p respectively.

Bullocks sold to 303.2p per kg for a 470kg Limousin cross from Conon, Uig, and to £1320 for a 690kg Charolais cross from Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord.

Heifers reached 324.3p for 148kg Limousin cross from Conon, Uig, and to £1520 for a 500kg entry of the same breed from Lochend, Barrock.

The firm also sold 6418 store lambs and feeding sheep, which saw lambs level at £59.97 (up £13.02 on the year).

Blue Texel lambs topped the section at £115 from Smallburn Farms, Duffus, whilst feeding sheep attained £120 for a Texel ram from Lochlait, Abriachan.

A feature of the day was the dispersal of the Spartan Shorthorn herd from Sittyton Farm, Newmachar and the sale from Tister, Halkirk.

Topping the sale at £4900 was a Beef Shorthorn cow with heifer calf from Sittyton.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Up to 250kg – £635 Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston; 279.0p Conon. 251-300kg – £790 Invercharron, Ardgay; £790 Upper Northfield, Hempriggs; £790, 267.8p Achnaconeran Croft, Invermoriston. 301-350kg – £880 Upper Northfield; 258.7p New Cottage Farm, Lyth. 351-400kg – £1080 Clury, Dulnain Bridge; 273.7p Invercharron. 401-450kg – £1180, 274.4p Clury. 451-500kg – £1200 Invercharron; 253.9p Granish, Aviemore. 501-550kg – £1300, 238.5p Lochend. 551-600kg – £1300, 232.1p Lochend. Over 600kg – £1255, 204.1p Craigroy, Dallas.

Heifers – Up to 250kg – £600 Grainish; 291.9p Upper Northfield, Wick. 251-300kg – £710, 253.6p Achnaconeran Croft, Invermoriston. 301-350kg – £900, 260.9p Invercharron, Ardgay. 351-400kg – £1000 Invercharron; 268.4p Creag Bhalg, Kingussie. 401-450kg – £1050, 243.6p Fairburn Farms, Urray. 451-500kg – £1130, 235.4p Murza, Bower. 501-550kg – £1120 Milton Croft, Edderton; 222.0p Kildun, Dingwall. 551-600kg – £1280, 230.6p Lochend. Over 600kg – £1080 Culmill, Kiltarlity.

Wedder lambs – Chev – £87 South Balkeith, Tain; £84 Broomhill, Fortrose; £81 Braehead, Ulbster. Tex X – £87 Croft, Leachkin; £80 Mayfield, Thurso; £78.50 Nottingham Mains, Latheron. Belt X – £84 (x2), £75.50 Pelaig, Dingwall. Tex – £81 Enyhallow, Conon Bridge. Char X – £80 Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey. Suff X – £80 Glenconon, Uig; £78 Dell Farm, Ness; £77 Garguston Shore, Muir of Ord. Zwb X – £74 Druim Temple Croft, Gorthleck. Mule – £71.50 Achnabat, Torness. Chev Mule – £71 Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch. X – £70.50 Braebost, Edinbane; £70 Easter Street, Caplich; £70 Garbeg, Drumnadrochit; £70 Corslet, Rosemarkie.

Ewe lambs – £88 Dell; £85 Easter Oape Croft, Strathoykel; £84 Shieldaig, Strathcarron; £81 Carrol Farm, Brora. Suff X – £80 Smallburn. Tex X – £80 Smallburn; £77 Shieldaig. Zwb X – £76 Druim Temple Croft. Dor X – £74 Smallburn.

Breeding cattle – Bulling heifers – BS – £3000, £2650, £2600 Sittyton.

In-calf cows – BS – £2600, £2200 Sittyton. Piem – £2600 Garbeg, Drumnadrochit. Sim X – £2100 Tister, Halkirk. W Sho X – £1720 Langwell, Ardgay.

In calf heifers – BS – £3200 Sittyton. Sim X – £2700 (x2), £2650 Tister. Lim X – £2650, £2600 Tister. BS – £2400 Sittyton. SAX – £2100 Auchmore, Muir of Ord. MGX – £1900 Langwell.

Cow and calves – Bull calf – BS – £3900, £3000, £2800 Sittyton. Sim X – £2650 (x2), £2600 (x2) Tister. Lim X – £2500, £2400 Tister. Heifer calf – BS – £4900, £4200, £3750 Sittyton. Sim X – £2750, £2650 Tister. Lim X – £2300, £2200 Tister.

Heifer and calves – Bull calf – BS – £2700, £2500 Sittyton. BS X – £1650 Druimnaguie, Rhiconich. Heifer calf – BS – £1700 Sittyton.

Bulls – BS – £3400, £2500 Sittyton. Sim – £1900 Garbeg. Lim – £1380 Braelangwell, Balblair.

Stirling UA

A 257kg Limousin cross bullock from Osclay Mains led the way at United Auctions’ sale of 1372 store cattle, native-bred cattle and young bulls, when it sold for 287.90p.

Topping price per head was £1355 from a 616kg Aberdeen-Angus cross from Garvald Mains. The 746 bullocks averaged 221.20p per kg.

Simmental crosses from Snaigow topped the 503 heifers at 250.9p for a 558kg entry and to £1400 for a 558kg lot. Heifers averaged 211.20p.

The firm’s sale of 10,965 store lambs, feeding and breeding sheep on Monday saw Beltex lambs from Hardieston top the trade at £92.00.

Cheviots averaged £68.31 (+£5.17 on the week) with Beltex crosses levelled at £78.32 (-£10.01), Mules at £67.94 (-£1.45), Suffolk crosses at £75.02 (-£0.01), Texel crosses at £69.45 (-£2.62) and Blackfaces at £52.15 (-£3.88 on the week).

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Up to 250kg – £500, 206.20p Balker Farms. 251-300kg – £800, 287.90p Osclay Mains. 301-350kg – £855, 244.30p Cannee. 351-400kg – £980, 257.90p Gatehead. 401-450kg – £1090, 246.60p High Glentriplock. 451-500kg – £1170 Preston; 242.60p High Glentriplock. 501-551kg – £1255, 231.10p Garvald Mains. 552-601kg – £1355, 232.40p Garvald Mains. 602-651kg – £1330, 220.20p Coulshill.

Heifers – 251-300kg – £665, 238.00p Osclay Mains. 301-350kg – £780 Mains of Callander; 225.80p Osclay. 351-400kg – £940 Auchenflower; 240.20p Drumhumphrey. 401-450kg – £1000, 233.10p Blacklands. 451-500kg – £1120, 235.80p Blacklands. 501-551kg – £1200 Snaigow; 228.80p Easter Middleton. 552-601kg – £1400, 250.90p Snaigow. 602-651kg – £1380, 220.40p Nether Dalkeith.

Young bulls – 351-400kg – £760, 192.90p Cannee. 401-450kg – £930, 208.10p Blanebank Farms. 451-500kg – £930, 195.40p Blanebank Farms. 702+kg – £1320, 176.00p Dinar Estate.

Store lambs – Belt – £92 Hardieston; £91 Ballinkinrain; £85 Monzie Farms. Tex – £85.50 Saddlebank; £84.50 Invernoaden; £84.50 Woodhall. Suff – £81.50 Greensburn; £80 Daldorn; £76.50 Sheddock Shiskine. Mule –£80.50 Ashintully; £79.50 Woodhall; £76 Glenfernate. BF – £67 Woodhall; £65 Merkins.

St Boswells

An Aberdeen-Angus cross bullock from Whitfield Farms, Hawick, topped Harrison and Hetherington’s annual show and sale of native bred store cattle, selling at £1490.

Top per kg at 294.5p was another of the same breed from Messrs Connon, Greeknowe.

Bullocks and heifers averaged 217.08p per kg and 207.82p respectively.

The champion pen of Aberdeen-Angus cross calves from Messrs Ross, Wester Middleton, realised £1260.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – A-A – £1490, £1400, £1270 Whitfield; £1450, £1430, £1260 Wester Middleton; £1365, £1360 Birkenside; £1355 Whitfield, Hwk; £1350 Earlside; £1330, £1290 (x4) Newton, Hwk; £1300 Easter Middleton. Hfd – £1110 Fairnilee; £1040 Gledswood. Long – £820 Croc Mhor Farms. Luing – £940 Tushielaw. BS – £1390, £1385, £1320, £1305, £1295, £1275, £1205 Bow; £1195 Sunnycroft; £1190 Bow. White Bred Shorthorn – £1055 Kingside. BG – £870, £850 Threepwood. BB – £1160 Bluecairn.

Heifers – A-A – £1285 Whitfield; £1240 Sunnycroft, Milrighall; £1220 Craigend, Upper Blainslie; £1200 Newton, Hwk; £1180 Kelsocleugh; £1170 Upper Blainslie; £1110 Cortleferry; £1100 Hownam Grange, Cortleferry, Craigend. Hfd – £1030 Lamberton. Lim – £830 Byrewalls. L Red – £1080 Ecclaw. BS – £1300, £1140 Mountbenger. Pinz – £820 Thorneydykes.

Ayr

Bullocks topped Craig Wilson’s store cattle sale, where trade reached £1510 for an Aberdeen-Angus from Garthland Mains, with Charolais selling at 261.5p per kg from Upper Ettrick.

More Charolais topped the heifers at 221.2p from Eskechraggan, whilst Limousins attained £1230 from Muirlaught.

Bullocks (251) and heifers (136) levelled at 213.8p per kg and 204.7p respectively.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – A-A – £1510 Garthland Mains; £1310 South Lissens; £1285, £1230 Fernlea; £1130 Shutterflat. Wagyu – £1440, £1410 Killochhead. Lim – £1370, £1255, £1250 Meikle Auchengree; £1290 Shutterflat; £1225 Collennan; £1220 Garthland Mains; £1140, £1135, £1090 Castle Mains; £1090 Drumdow and Deerpark; £1080 Burnbank. Hfd – £1235 Bowfield; £1040 South Lissens; £1030 Knockrivoch. Saler – £1200, £1090 Collennan; £1065 Drummuckloch and Collennan. Sim – £1200, £1150 Deerpark; £1055 Dykefield; £1040 Cairnhill. Char – £1180, £1135, £1060 Deerpark. Mont – £1175, £1060, £1055 Knockrivoch. BB – £1130 Muirlaught; £1045 Burnbank; £1025 Knockrivoch. BS – £1095, £1065, £1060 West Polquhirter; £1050 Garpin; £1045 Drumdow; £1020, £1000 Eskechraggan; £1000 Bensliefauld. Frie – £990 Croftfoot; £920 South Cairnweil.

Heifers – Lim – £1230 Muirlaught; £1160 Knockrivoch; £1070, £1050, £1000 Raithhill; £1000 Garthland Mains; £930 Balsaggart. BB – £1105, £1010 Collennan; £1085 Raithhill; £965 Balsaggart. Sim – £1110 Windyhall; £1065 Drumdow; £975 Cairnhill; £910 Bensliefauld. Char – £1090, £1010 Deerpark; £1075 Hemphill; £980 Eskechraggan. Saler – £1055 Windyhall. A-A – £1025, £960 Bowfield; £950 Balsaggart; £900 Craig. Hfd – £945 Knockrivoch. BS – £930 Garpin.

Thainstone

Averages were up on the week at Aberdeen and Northern Marts weekly sale of store cattle, where bullocks (474) and heifers (506) averaged 220.5p per kg and 223.4p respectively.

Bullocks sold to 287.7p per kg for a 212kg Simmental from Strone Croft, Newtonmore, and to £1425 for 698kg Charolais from Newton of Auchindoir, Ryhnie.

Among the heifers it was a 422kg Simmental from Tamala, Burnside, that attained 279.6p, whilst a 618kg Charolais from Lochend, Westray peaked at £1305.

Also forward was the West Highland weaned cattle, which saw bullocks (57) and heifers (59) average 257.4p and 240.1p respectively.

A 196kg Limousin from Feorlig, Dunvegan, topped the bullocks at 331.6p, whilst a 480kg Simmental attained £1080 for Heribost, Dunvegan. Heifers reached 342.9p for a 140kg Limousin from Feorlig, and to £945 for a 450kg Aberdeen-Angus from Greep, Dunvegan.

Store lambs (739) averaged £62.53 and sold to £81 for Texels from Rickarton, Stonehaven.

LEADING prices

Store cattle – Bullocks – Up to 250kg – Sim – £610 Dunachton. 251-300kg – Sim – £660 Dunachton. A-A – £660 Assynt Mains. 301-350kg – Lim – £870 Upper Onston; £800 Dunachton. Char – £735 Dyke. 351-400kg – Lim – £1000 Greenfold; £960 Assynt Mains. Sim – £1000 Greenfold. 401-450kg – Lim – £1140 Messiegate; £1190 Drumgrain. Char – £1100 Dinnet Farms; £1080 Hammer Greeny; £1080 Vindon. 451-500kg – Blonde – £1160 Grutha. Lim – £1140 Gowanwell; £1140 Broadgreens. Char – £1130 Newton of Auchindoir. 501-550kg – BB – £1275 Barnyards. Lim – £1240 Newton of Auchindoir. Char – £1195 Greenfold. 551-600kg – Char – £1290 Muirton. A-A – £1280 Lower Cook; £1280 Killimster Mains; £1280 Feaval. 601-650kg – A-A – £1390 Netherton, Holm. Char – £1370 Muirton. Lim – £1360 Newton of Auchindoir. 651-700kg – A-A – £1375 Greenfold. 751-800kg – Lim – £1405 Newton of Auchindoir.

Heifers – Up to 250kg – Sim – £500 Dunachton. Lim – £490 Woodend. Hfd – £440 Old Point. 251-300kg – Sim – £670 Dunachton. 301-350kg – Lim – £880 Lower Stanger; £830 Mains of Shevado. Char – £805 Dyke. 351-400kg – Sal – £1040 Hunchaquoy. Sim – £1040 Hunchaquoy. Char – £990 Woodfold; £975 Scarhill; £960 Dinnet Farms. Lim – £960 Assynt Mains; £940 Bogie Street; £935 Mains of Shevado; £910 Lower Stanger. 401-450kg – Lim – £1210 Grutha; £1070 Bogie Street; £1060 Scarhill. Sim – £1180 Tamala; £1180 Langlanburn; £1170 Hunchaquoy; £1100 Garline. 451-500kg – Sal – £1220 Hunchaquoy. Blonde – £1200 Braebuster. Par – £1200 Grutha. Char – £1140 Lochend. Sim – £1140 Scarhill. 501-550kg – Lim – £1290 Barnyards; £1230 Craigiebrae. Char – £1195 Shalloch; £1190 Langlanburn; £1175 Barnyards; £1175 Mains of Shevado. Sim – £1180 Newhouse. 551-600kg – Char – £1230 (x2) Muirton; £1220 Lochend; £1220 Craigiebrae. A-A – £1220 Greenfold. Lim – £1220 Barnyards. 601-650kg – Char – £1270 Muirton; £1255 Shalloch. 651-700kg – Sim – £1180 Upper Duntulm.

Bulls – Up to 300kg – Lim – £580 Aird. 301-350kg – Lim – £780 Ferindonald. 351-400kg – Sal – £700 Upper Duntulm. 551-600kg – Lim – £1000 Moan Farm.

Store lambs – Cont – £80.50 Evergreen, Kininmonth. Tex – £77 Walnut Grove, Kinfauns. Belt X – £76 Bogiefeulach, Tornaveen. Cont X – £75.50 Mill of Whitehill, New Deer. Tex X – £74.50 Greystone, Dinnet. Belt – £72 Walnut Grove and Tullochcoy, Crathie. Mule – £72 Rickarton. Suff – £70 West Cranloch, Ythanwells. Suff X – £68 Braehead and Prony, Ballater. BF – £65 Drumshalloch, Banchory. Down – £64 Braehead and Smiddyburn. GF – £62.50 Rickarton.

Island lambs – Suf – £79 Bakkanlea, Walls. Suff X – £77 Noness. Tex – £76 Midfield, Ollaberry. Tex X – £75 Aswick, Skellister. Cont – £74 Noness. Down – £73.50 Disildo, Anness. Down X – £70 Snabuil, Ollaberry. Chev – £65 Bakkanlea. Chev X – £60 Aithsetter, Cunningsburgh. Shc – £59 Pobis Geo, Muckle Roe. Sht X – £34 Aswick and Vilja, Fetlar.

Island lambs – Suff – £84 Kergord. Suff X – £82.50 Staneyhill. Tex – £81 Kergord; £80 DownSeafield House. Tex X – £78 Findlins Farm, Hillswick. Down X – £73 Swinster, Ollabery. Chev – £66 Findlins; £60 Ker- Rockietoon, Aith. BF – £50 Scatsa, Brae.

Lanark

Texels from Bertram, Nisbet, achieved £76.50 at Lawrie and Symington weekly sale of 1550 store lambs of all classes.

Blackface lambs peaked at £58 from Blackmountain.

The opening sale of 1280 autumn-born suckled calves saw trade peak at £1485 for a Limousin bullock from Chapelhill, and to 262p per kg on two occasions – for three Aberdeen-Angus from Crofthills, and for Charolais from Cloverhill – to level at 221.7p.

Heifers peaked at £1350 for a Limousin from Buteland, and to 270p for Limousins from Sunnyside, to average 217.5p.

LEADING prices

Tex – £76.50 Nisbet; £75, £68.50, £61 Carmacoup; £74, £72, £69 Hartsop; £71 Yeldabrek; £67.50, £66 Shaw of Dryf. Belt – £70 Shaw of Dryfe. BF – £58, £51, £47 Blackmountain; £50 Normangil; £50 Snar; £49, £47 East Fortissat; £48 Baddinsgill; £44 Wester Crosswoodhill, £44 Cademuir. Suff – £50 Raw Holdings; £49 Humbie Holdings. Char – £54 Baddinsgill. Chev – £47 Nisbet; £46 Littlemark. X – £55 Nisbet; £50 Walston Mill; £45 Blackburn.

Bullocks – 0-350kg – £810, 232.1p Lyne. 351-400kg – £1020 Buteland; 261.7p Sunnyside. 401-450kg – £1150, 262.6p Cloverhill. 451-500kg – £1270, 262.9p Crofthills. 501-550kg – £1270, 233.7p West Glespin. 551-600kg – £1350, 235.2p Nether Abington. 601-650kg – £1400, 215.4p Toxside. 651kg+ – £1485, 219.7p Chapelhill.

Heifers – 0-350kg – £715, 224.8p Watsonhead. 351-400kg – £1000 Traquair Knowe; 261.8p Buteland. 401-450kg – £1115, 270p Sunnyside. 451-500kg – £1270, 261.3p Holehouse. 501-550kg – £1350, 263.7p Buteland. 551-600kg – £1260, 222.2p Greenfield. 601kg + – £1250, 205.6p The Thistle.

Huntly

A joint top price of £82.50 was paid for Texels from Upper Glasslaw, and for Charollais crosses from Inchnacape, Ballindalloch, at United Auctions’ sale of 2086 store lambs.

LEADING prices

Store lambs – Belt – £72 Lythebrae. BF – £63, £61, £60 Auchnerran. Char – £82.50 Inchnacape. Chev – £69 Aird Illerary. Cont – £74.50 West Derrybeg. X – £78 Upper Glasslaw. Mule – £70 Gaich. Suff – £73 Gaich. Tex –£80 Upper Glasslaw. Tex X – £76.50 Upper Glasslaw. Suff X – £70 Gaich/Rinnachat. Chev X – £68 Hosta.

Dumfries

A large show of 150 head was forward for C and D Auction Marts’ monthly sale of pigs, where baconers sold to £135, sows to £120, boars to £115, cutters to £114, porkers to £62 and weaners to £50 per head.

Texel lambs led the way amongst the 600 store lambs, peaking at £78.50 for Ryecroft.

The firm also held their fortnightly sale of 742 store cattle which included their autumn sale of organic cattle that saw bullocks and heifers balance out at 232.6p per kg and 224p respectively.

Swinside top priced bullocks and heifers per kg, whilst Torhousemuir achieved £1250 for bullocks and Aulton Muirhouse sold to £1230 among the heifers.

The 577 continental bullocks and heifers average 214.9p per kg and 213.2p respectively, with bullocks selling 270p per kg from Laught Mains and to £1380 from Landis.

Low Glasnick topped the heifers at 280.5p and £1205.

LEADING prices

Store lambs – Tex – £78.50 Ryecroft; £75 £73 £71 Gall. Suff – £69 Banks. X – £66 Locherben. Chev – £63.50. BF – £56 Dalpeddar; £55.50 Dressertland.

Feeding ewes – BF – £54.50 Locherben; £52.50 Highcroach.

Organic cattle – Bullocks – A-A –£1070 Fell of Lochronald. BB – £1200, £1110 Torhousemuir. Char – £1120 Cobbinshaw. Hfd – £1070, £1070 Cobbinshaw. Lim – £1250, £1175 Torhousemuir; £1140, £1140, £1130 Swinside; £1080 Torhousemuir. Sim – £1215 Shawfield; £1160, £1160, £1160, £1100, £1100 Killipol. BS – £1070, £1060 Cobbinshaw.

Heifers – A-A – £1230 Alton Muirhouse. BB – £1180 Torhousemuir. Char – £940 Cobbinshaw. Hfd – £1130 Steel Farm. Lim – £1100, £1075, £1075 Torhousemuir. BS – £1150 Cobbinshaw. Sim – £965 Killipol.

Continental cattle – Bullocks – A-A – £1380 Landis; £1350 Ryemuir; £1190 Drumcru; £1180, £1150, £1095 Kirkbride; £1095 Shawhill; £1095 Boreland of Southwick; £1090 Jardine Hall Mains. BB – £1335, £1195, £1140 Landis; £1150 Ryemuir; £1085 Shenrick; £1040 Dalrioch. Lim – £1200, £1165 Kirkbride; £1170, £1120 Mid Locharwoods; £1150 Ryemuir; £1090 Midtown; £1080 Ryemuir; £1055 Chapelton. Sim – £1150 ,£1135, £1085, £1060 Shawfield; £1025 Hartbush; £1015 Howes. Char – £1050, £1040 Chapelton; £1035 Craigielands Hill. Hfd – £955 Baltersan. Mont – £985, £970 Shawhill. BS – £960 Gimmenbie. Fri – £800 Baltersan.

Heifers – A-A – £1130 Ryemuir; £1120 High Auchneel; £1095 East Skeroblin; £1095 Jardine Hall Mains; £1070 Ryemuir; £1020 Dalrioch. BB – £1205, £1205, £1200, £1195, £1160, £1150, £1145 Low Glasnick. Lim – £1165 Horseholm; £1115, £1035 Ryemuir; £1030 Hartbush. BS – £1120 Chapelton; £990 Low Glasnick. Char – £1110 Drumcru; £1040 Horseholm; £970 Beechgrove. Sim – £1060 High Auchneel; £1060, £1055, £1030 Hartbush. Stab – £1005 Horseholm.

Penrith

Beltex ewe lambs reached £140 at Penrith and District Farmers’ Mart LLP fortnightly sale of 1500 store lambs, from G Cartmel, Gateghyll.

An overall sale average of £72.08 was achieved, with Texels peaking at £94 from Welth Road.

LEADING prices

Belt – £140, £128, £125, £111, £110, £108, £106, £102 (x2), £100, £98, £96 (x3), £90 (x2), £86, £84, £83, £80 (x3) Gateghyll; £89 Noran Bank; £88, £84 How Hill; £88, £82 (x2) Smithy Garth; £86 Friarbiggin. Tex – £94 Welth Road; £87, £76 Midtown; £82, £78 Ingledene; £76 Kitridding; £75 Ellonby Hall; £75 Todd Farm; £74 Lowther Street; £74 Todd Farm.Cont – £86 Smithy Garth; £80 (x2), £79, £75 Gateghyll; £78 Brownrigg; £77 Yew Tree. Suff – £86, £75, £73, £70, £69 Bank Farm; £80, £69 Noran Bank; £78 Far Bank End; £74 Midtown; £70 Cliburn Hall. Mule – £78 Ghyll House; £74 Gateghyll; £67 Thrang Cragg; £66 Midtown. Chev – £73, £70, £66 Town Head; £62 Noran Bank. Char – £69 Sun Lea. Herdwick – £47 Noran Bank.

Stirling (Cale)

Store lambs sold to £82 for Beltex crosses from Meikle Seggie, Milnathort, at Caledonian Marts’ sale of 2736 store lambs and feeding ewes.

Feeding ewes achieved £90 for Texels from Feddans, Cardross, whilst the ewe lambs peaked at £82 for more of the same from Shankhead, Stirling.

Texels lambs averaged £70.54, Suffolks at £72.87; Beltex at £72.50; Mules at £70.30, and Blackfaces at £50.45.

The 488 store cattle saw bullocks and heifers average 218p per kg and 214p respectively.

Limousins topped the bullocks at 254p per kg from Baluskie, Barrhill and to £1220 from High Kilphin, Ballantrae.

Heifers peaked at 270p for more of the same from Baluskie, and to £1220 for Charolais from Broadleys, Stirling.

LEADING prices

Lambs – Tex X – £81 Meikle Seggie. Tex – £81 Borlick. Cont – £80 Meikle Seggie. Cont X – £79.50 Balafark. X – £78 Newmill. Mule – £78 Meikle Seggie. Suff X – £77 Malling. Suff – £75.50 Devonshaw Estate. Chev – £74 Lude Farms. BF – £70 Rotmell; £69 Kilmichael, Rothesay; £67 Fidden, Mull.

Tup lambs – Tex – £82 Lower Kilernie. X – £76 Meikle Seggie. Tex X – £76 Balafark. Mule – £68 Meikle Seggie. BF – £62 Luss Estate.

Feeding ewes – Tex X – £84 Dalmeny Estate. Tex – £69 Fidden. Mule – £67 Rotmell. Cont – £65 Lands of Drumhead. BF – £49 Rotmell. Hill ewes – £40 Inveruglas.

Store cattle – Bullocks – £1200 Shutterflat; £1160 High Kilphin and Shutterflat; £1140 Shutterflat; £1130 Camreggan; £1120 Haddockston; £1100 Baluskie and. Gogar. Heifers – £1180 Broadleys; £1160 Baluskie; £1110 East Kerse; £1100 Broadleys; £1080 Shutterflat.

Longtown

Heifers led the way at C and D Auction Marts’ sale of 420 store cattle and feeding bulls, where trade peaked at £1500 for a Limousin cross from Nunscleugh.

More of the same topped the steers at £1310 from Gallowberry, whilst the feeding bulls peaked at £1190 for more Limousin crosses from Lingey Field, Hexham.

Suffolks from Sark Tower topped the store lamb trade at £87.

LEADING prices

Heifers – Lim – £1500, £1340, £1270 (x3), £1250 (x4), £1220 (x4), £1200 (x10), £1130 (x5) Nunscleugh; £1280, £1220, £1170, £1120 Gallowberry; £1180 High Parkfoot; £1105 Hilltop; £1100 (x2) Tinnis Hall. Char – £1390 High Parkfoot; £1190 Spoutbank; £1100 (x2) Bellfield; £990, £960, £930 (x3) Spoutbank. BB – £1050 Lingey Field; £900 (x2) Windy Hill. A-A – £940 (x2) Windy Hill; £920, £840 (x2), £820 (x4) Archerbeck. BS – £940, £740 (x2) Archerbeck. Sim – £900, £880, £800 (x2) Archerbeck.

Bullocks – Lim – £1310, £1250, £1240 (x3), £1205, £1195 Gallowberry; £1280 (x5), £1240 (x4), £1230 (x2), £1210 (x4), £1200 (5), £1130 (x8) Nunscleugh; £1235 Dodgsonstown; £1155 High Parkfoot; £1140 Spoutbank; £1130 Tinnis Hall. Char – £1285, £1205 (x2) High Parkfoot; £1265 (x2) Riggfoot; £1240 (x2), £1160 (x2) Bellfield; £1235, £1230 (x2), £1125, £1100 Spoutbank. BB – £1150 Dodgsonstown; £1050 Lingey Field; £980 Archerbeck. Sim – £1120 (x2), £1100 (x4), £1080, £1060 (x2), £1035 (x6), £1020 Archerbeck. BS – £1065, £970, £940 (x4) Archerbeck. A-A – £1020 Greensburn, £950 Stonehall.

Bulls – Lim – £1190 (x2), £1180, £1150, £1010 (x2) Lingey Field. BB – £1180 (x3), £1130, £1040 (x2) Lingey Field.

Store lambs – Suff – £87 Sark Tower; £83, £82 Routin Lynn; £81 High Chesters. Tex – £87 Sark Tower; £85 The Barrocks; £82.50 East Foreshield. Belt – £83 Knells Cottage. Dutch Tex – £74.50 Greenside. Char – £78.50 Shaw Cottage. Half Breds – £75.50 Courstein. Greyfaces – £78.50 Sark Tower; £77 Barsalloch; £76 Penpeugh. Chev Mules – £71 Carrowbrough; £70 The Flatt. BFL – £75 The Flatt. Swale – £51 Hesleywell; £47 Ouston.

Feeding ewes – Tex – £88 Barnbackle. Chev – £75 Cumstone.

Cast rams – Tex – £135 Carrowbrough.

Forfar

Lawrie and Symington’s sale of 380 store cattle saw both bullocks (207) and heifers (173) average 224p per kg.

Bullocks reached £1300 for a 625kg Limousin cross from DS Stark and Sons, South Ballo, and to 254.5p for 385kg Charolais crosses from I and L Simpson, Knowehead of Duntrune, and 275kg Simmental crosses from John Duff and Son, Waterside of Thornton.

Limousin crosses topped the heifers, selling to £1290 for a 640kg beast from I and G Grant, Bank of Gallery, and for a 585kg heifer from DS Stark and sons, South Ballo, whilst more Limousins weighing 440kg also topped the pence per kg at 265.9p from WK and P Drysdale, Middle Drimmie.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – A-A – £1210, £1135, £1130 Goddens; £970 Denbrae. Lim – £1290 South Ballo; £1280 Bank of Gallery; £1270 (x2) South Ballo; £1225 Bank of Gallery. Char – £1165 Huntingfaulds; £1160 Middle Drimmie; £1145, £1140 Huntingfaulds; £1120 Middle Drimmie and Huntingfaulds. Sim – £1100 Huntingfaulds and Knowehead of Duntrune; £1095, £1060 Huntingfaulds. BB – £1095, £1060 Mains of Creuchies. BS – £1160, £1150 West Leys; £1030, Nether Drumheads.

Heifers – A-A – £915 Plunkie. Lim – £1270 South Ballo; £1220, £1200 Glenkilrie; £1190, £1185, £1180 South Ballo. Char – £1110, £1105 Middle Drimmie; £1090, £1085 Huntingfaulds; £1080 Cairnleith; £1065 (x2) Middle Drimmie. Sim – £1160 Whitehills; £1040 Huntingfaulds; £990, £935 Hunthill.

Dalmally

Cross lambs from Achnacreemore topped United Auctions’ sale of 1748 sheep, selling to £73.50, with the 1096 store lambs averaging £50.01 (+£14.87 on the year).

LEADING prices

Lambs – Tex X – £69 Glenshero; £68 Blairmore; £66 Glenfeochan Estate; £60.50 Duncroisk; £60 High Balantyre; £60 Balnahard. Belt X – £62.00, Dall Farm. Chev – £65.50 Achnacreemore; £59 Glenshero; £54.50 Achnacreemore; £51 Glenshero. X – £72.50 Achnacreemore; £61 Ardchonnel; £60.50 Balliemore; £57 Glenshero; £54 Balnahard. Mule – £70 Glenfeochan Estate; £58 Balnahard; £57.50 Garraron; £52, £51, Ederline Estate. BF – £69.50, Largie; £63 Castles Estate; £61 Birchfield; £60.50 Crubenbeg; £59.50 Glenfeochan; £59 Benmore; £54.50 Achnaba; £54 Sonachan; £50.50 Garraron.

Ewe Lambs – BF – £65 Achnaba; £50 Sonachan; £50 Castles Estate.

Gimmers – BF – £64 Musdale. X – £70 Ardchonnel. Warranted ewes – BF – £55 Tullochcan; £55 Craig. X – £55 Craig. Cast ewes – Tex X – £54 Craig. X – £60 Balnahard; £52 Achnacarron. BF – £58 Achnacone; £55 Ederline Estate; £50 Ardchonnel; £50 Castles Estate; £48 Barrachander.

Middleton in Teesdale

A new sale of suckled calves and store lambs through Harrison and Hetherington saw trade peak at £1040 for a Limousin steer from Messrs Tarn, Toft House and £925 for a heifer from the same home.

Beltex from Messrs Hutchinson, High Dyke topped the 500 store lambs at £70.

LEADING prices

Store cattle – Steers – Lim – £1040, £900 (x2), £855, £810 Toft House; £1000 (x4), £965, £960, £950, £945(x2), £940, £930, £910 Laneside; £950, £910, £890, £870 Rigg; £870, £845 Force Garth. BB – £945 Eller Gill Barn; £930 Rigg.

Heifers – Lim – £925, £860, £815 Laneside; £905, £860, £850, £805 Toft House; £895, £865 Force Garth; £860, £830, £795 Eller Gill Barn; £850, £800 Bowes Close; £820 Pikestone.

Store sheep – Tex – £70, £68.50 Prospect; £69, £55 Rigg; £55 Sleetburn; £44 Low Houses. Belt – £68.50 Prospect. Greyfaced – £68, £63, £60, £59 East Friar House; £65, £62 Rigg; £61.50, £60.50 Prospect; £52 Low Houses. Swale – £40 Billing Shield; £39.50, £35 Low Houses; £38 East Friar House; £38 West Underhurth; £38, £37 Valance Lodge.

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