23rd October 2018
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Store cattle and young calves sold at Thainstone

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THAINSTONE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts sold 941 store cattle and 26 young calves on Friday.

Bullocks (543) averaged 158.4p (-0.6p) to 192.2p per kg and £1,250 gross.

Heifers (388) averaged 153.4p (+0.4p) to 235p per kg and £1,200 gross.

Bulls (10) averaged 121p (-26p) to 129p per kg and £1,050 gross.

Young calves (26) averaged £210 per head and £420 gross.

A total of 262 store cattle, 37 cows and 2237 sheep were forward from Orkney and Shetland consignors with leading prices as follows: 1663 to a top price of £44 for a pen of Suffolk lambs were sold from Clymlea, No Newing.

Other leading prices – Suffolk: £44 Clymlea, No Newing; £39 Brind, Cunningsburgh; £38 East Lynn, Brae; £37.50 Everland; £32 Westhouse, Virkie.

Suffolk cross: £38 Glenview, Dunrossness. Cheviots: £36 Grunnafirth; £35.50 Ringesta, Quendale; £29.50 Everland, Fetlar; £28.50 Grunnafirth; £25.50 Toft, Funzie. Charollais: £35.80 East Lynn Brae. Greyface: £38 Wester Skeld.

Ewes – Cheviot: £28.50 Trouligarth, Walls; £23.50 Brind; £18 Westhouse. Shetland/Cheviot: £19 Everland, Fetlar; £12 Everland, Fetlar.

Gimmers – Cheviot: £49 Tollo, Virkie; £45 Tollo Virkie; £40 Trouligarth. Shetland/Cheviot: £40 Velzie, Fetlar; Suffolk: £25 East Lynn.

Store Sheep (2087) lambs sold to £48.80 for a pen of Texel from Boanyview, Voe.

Other leading prices – Suffolk:£44.50 Pobis Geo, Muckle Roe; £43.50 Gremista Farm; £40.50 Vidlin Farm, Vidlin; £39 Garth Farm, Mossbank; £39 Boanyview, Voe; £38 Treymayne, Bridgend; £37 Havnheim, Vidlin; £35.50 Grinds, Trondra; £34 Lunna Farm, Vidlin; £32.50 South Grinds, Lunna. Texel: £48.80 Boanyview, Voe; £42.50 Pobis Geo, Muckle Roe. Ewe Lambs – Cheviot: £37.50 Lunna Farm, Vidlin. Shetland: £16 Seashells, Cunningsburgh Ewes – Blackface: £23 Boanyview, Voe. Cheviot – £43 Boanyview, Voe; £36.50 Boanyview, Voe; £28 Laxfirth; £21 Pobis Geo, Muckle Roe; £17.50 Midfield, Ollaberry. Shetland: £12 Seashells, Cunningsburgh. Shetland/Cheviot: £24.20 Serrang, Stromfirth; £18 Scatasta, Brae; £15.50 Serrang.

Gimmers – Cheviot: £51 Laxfirth, Gott.

Cast Tups – Cheviot: £30 Boanyview, Voe. Suffolk: £28 Boanyview.

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