STORE CATTLE - FULL REPORT
THAINSTONE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (10th August) sold 174 store cattle and 11 young calves
Bullocks (118) averaged 200.5p to 233.9p per kg for a 342kg Limousin cross from Keiss Mains, Keiss and £1,350 gross for a 660kg Charolais cross from Kedron, Garlogie.
Heifers (54) averaged 184.7p to 212p per kg for a 250kg Charolais cross from Cairntack, Belhelvie and £870 gross for a 452kg Charolais cross from Slickly, Lyth.
Bulls (two) averaged 149p to 174.2p per kg for a 396kg Simmental cross from Bridgend, Longside and £910 gross for a 678kg Simmental cross from Clayhills, Longside.
Young and weaned calves (11) sold to £440 gross.
"Quality cattle dearer".
Leading prices per head:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Cairntack £530; Dubford £440.
251-300kg - Mains of Blairydrine £500;
301-350kg - Keiss Mains £800; Cairntack £730; Tullochgribban Mains, Dulnain Bridge £540; Dubford £500.
351-400kg - Cairntack £900; Carlton House £840; Keiss Mains £825; Mains of Blairydrine £790.
401-450kg - Slickly £950; Mains of Blairydrine £890; Bruckles £880; Pittenkerrie £840.
451-500kg - Slickly £1,010; Pittenkerrie £960; Broadgreens £800.
501-550kg - Commonty, New Deer £1,140; Kedron £1,080; Pittenkerrie £980; Tullochgribban Mains £980.
551-600kg - Commonty £1,220; Kedron £1,160; Pittenkerrie £1,090.
601-650kg - Commonty £1,285; Broadgreens £1,180.
Heifers up to 250kg - Cairntack £530; Dubford £440.
251-300kg - Carlton House, Archiestown £530; Seacrest, Huna £510; Keiss Mains £480.
301-350kg - Cairntack £660; Seacrest £590; Mains of Blairydrine, Durris £590.
351-400kg - Mains of Blairydrine £705; Keiss Mains £690; Tullochgribban Mains, Dulnain Bridge £680; Dubford £680.
401-450kg - Slickly £820; 8 Meadow Park £810; Bruckles, Rothiemay £780.
Bulls 351-400kg - Bridgend £690;
651-700kg - Clayhills £910.
Leading prices per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Cairntack 212p;
251-300kg - Mains of Blairydrine 198.4p;
301-350kg - Cairntack 221.5p;
351-400kg - Keiss Mains 233.1p;
401-450kg - Slickly 224.1p;
451-500kg - Slickly 208.7p;
501-550kg - Commonty 208p;
551-600kg - Commonty 208.8p;
601-650kg - Commonty 207.3p;
651-700kg - Kedron 204.5p.
Heifers up to 250kg - Dubford, Turriff 193p;
251-300kg - Carlton House 187.9p;
301-350kg - Cairntack 194.1p
351-400kg - Dubford 188.9p;
401-450kg - 8 Meadow Park, Kirkwall 192.9p
451-500kg - Slickly 192.5p.
Bulls 351-400kg - Bridgend 174.2p;
651-700kg - Clayhills 134.2p.
BREEDING CATTLE - FULL REPORT
THAINSTONE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (10th August) sold 71 head of adult breeding cattle including two bulls.
“A mixed selection tended to be easier.”
Heifer with bull calf: Sim - Pittenkerrie, Glassel £1,820; Lim - Burnside of Cairnton, Fortrie £1,550; LimX - Midtown Millbrex £1,220.
Heifer with heifer calf: Lim - Burnside of Cairnton £1,480; LimX - Burnside of Cairnton £1,400.
Cow with bull calf: LimX - East Lediken, Insch £1,800; Sim - Cairntack £1,700; SimX - Cairntack £1,600; Lim - The Feu, Collieston, East Lediken £1,500.
Cow and heifer calf: BB - Braeside £1,900; Sim - Clovenstone Croft, Kintore £1,720; Lim - East Lediken £1,700; LimX - The Feu £1,650; SimX - Cairntack £1,600; AA - The Feu £1,400.
In calf cow: AA - Cairntack Farm, Belhelvie £1,150
Bulls: Black Lim - 4 ½ yrs, The Feu, Collieston 3,000gn; SimX - 3yrs, North Cairnhigh, New Pitsligo 1,100gn.
SHEEP - FULL REPORT
THAINSTONE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (10th August) sold 774 breeding sheep, store lambs and feeding ewes and rams.
New Season Store Lambs (55) to £152 for a Texel Ram Lamb from Oldtown, Peterculter.
Feeding ewes and rams (715) averaged £62.55 (-8.49) to £145 for Zwartbles from Clochtow, Collieston.
“Store lambs met a sound trade. A mixed show of feeders sold to similar rates.”
Ewe Lambs: Suff - Jacks Croft, Kingswells £78
Store Lambs: Tex - Oldtown £75; TexX - Bennachie Gardens £71.50, Sauchen; Cont - Barnyards, Rosehearty £64.50; SuffX - Barnyards £60.
Feeding Ewes: Tex - Oldtown £136.50; Cont - Milltown of Birness, Ellon £127; ContX Meadow Park £117; Zwa - Greystone, Peterhead £115; Suff - Newton of Tulloch, St Katherines £109.50; Cont - Newton of Tulloch £109.50; SuffX Skelbister, Orphir £99.50; Chv - Meadow Park £95; Black - Clochtow £91.50; Cha - 2 Fernieslack Cottages, Blairs £88.50; BFL - Oldtown £87.50; DownX - South Litterty, Turriff £86.50; Mule - South Litterty £73.50; GF - Adamston, Drumblade £72.50.
Feeding Rams: Tex - Meadow Park £144; Cha - 2 Fernieslack Cottages £141; Suff - Greystone £127; Tex - 8 Aird Place, Balblair £126.50; Lleyn Haymount £105 BF - The Steading House, Concraig Dairy £93.50.
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