Around the markets – Tiree and Dalmally

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Dalmally – Friday August 17 2018

United Auctions held their opening sale of all classes Lambs & Sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart. A good show of quality bred lambs was on offer although most lots lacked flesh and weight on the year. Lambs sold to £66 per head for Texel Crosses from Lephinkill. The sale average was £48.59 per head or 167.65 pence per kilo (- £3.59 per head or 3 pence per kilo).

Principal lots and prices:
Lambs per head
SUFF X
Duallin – £62.50 & £58.50: Blarmafoldach – £56: Corncrake Cottage, Colonsay – £55: Drumclach, Colonsay – £54: Couston Farming – £50
TEXEL X
Lephinkill – £66: Tombuie – £62: Keilbeg – £59.50: Barguillean – £59: Duallin – £58: Ichrachan – £58:
MULE
Duallin – £52
BLACKFACE
Keilator – £38: Blaimafoldach – £37: Innisheroch – £37
LEADING PRICES PER KILO
SUFF X
Drumclach – 180p £ 178p: Couston – 177p: Duallin – 175p: Blarmafoldach – 173p:
TEXEL X
Barguillean – 197p: Couston – 188p: Blarghour – 184p: Duallin – 184p: Ichrachan – 183p: Duallin – 182p:
CHEVIOT X
Tigh-Airigh, Fort William – 171p:
CROSS
Blarmafoldach – 177p: Couston – 164p: Duallin – 163p:
BLACKFACE
Keillator – 129p: Couston – 119

Tiree – Saturday August 18 2018

United Auctions held their annual sale of 4503 lambs at Tiree Auction Mart. Lambs were shown in good bloom and like other centres, they lacked flesh which resulted in a drop of 1.2 kilos on the year. Trade was firm and all classes sold to a good turnout of mainland buyers. Lambs averaged 33 kilos and levelled out at £56.28, recording a drop of 11pence per head on the year whilst being 6 pence per kilo up.

Principal lots and prices:

Top prices per head
SUFFx:
£84.50 – Heylipol Farm : £83.50 – 2/15 Balevullin : £81.50 – 9 Barrapol : £81.00 – Mannal : £80.50 – 2/15 Balevullin : £80.00 – Braeside : £78.50 – 6 Barrapol : £75.50 – Heylipol Farm : £73.00 – 10 Crossapol : £72.50 – Braeside & Hillcrest : £71.50 – 9 Barrapol : £70.00 – 6 Crossapol & Cnoc Gorm : £69.50 – Salum & 2 Heylipol : £68.50 – 6 Barrapol : £68.00 – Croish.
TEXx:
£82.50 – 2/15 Balevullin : £81.00 – 7 Balinoe : £80.50 & £78.50 – 2/15 Balinoe : £75.00 – Hough : £74.50 – Heylipol Farm : £73.00 – Lochside : £70.00 – Hillcrest : £69.50 – Ruaig : £69.00 – 8 Kilkenneth : £68.50 – Sandaig : £68.00 – Crofthouse : £67.50 – Druimasaidh :
£66.50 – Benview : £66.00 – 6 Crossapol.
BELTx:
£88.50, £87.50 & £82.00 – Heylipol Farm : £81.00 – Drumaglea : £75.50 – Ruaig & Ardmay : £75.00 – Drumaglea : £74.50 – Ardmay : £73.50 – Heylipol Farm : £70.50 – Ruaig : £69.50 – Ardmay : £68.50 – Ruaig : £67.00 – Heylipol Farm.
CHEV
£60.50 – Vaul : £59.00 – Croish : £56.50 – 8 Kilkenneth.
CROSS
£57.00 – Clachan.
MULE
£65.00 – 16 Moss : £62.50 – Lochside : £58.50 – Braeside : £55.00 – 16 Moss.
CHARx:
£46.50 – 4 East Baugh.
TOP PRICES PER KILO
SUFFx:
206p – Garaphail : 205p – Salum : 198p – 6 Barrapol : 195p – Garaphail : 192p – Lochphuil : 189p – Druimasaidh : 189p – 15 Crossapol : 188p – Hillcrest : 187p – 31 Balephetrish : 187p – Croish : 186p – 2 Heylipol : 185p – Heylipol Farm : 184p – Clachan : 184p – Druimasaidh : 182p – Scarinish Farm : 181p – Salum : 180p – Benview & Heylipol Farm.
TEXx:
205p – Crofthouse : 200p – 2 Kilkenneth : 195p – Dunbeag : 186p – 8 Kilkenneth : 183p – 2/15 Balevullin : 182p – Benview, Crofthouse & Lochphuil.
BELTx:
245p – Ruaig : 231p – Heylipol Farm : 223p – Heylipol : 214p – Drumaglea : 210p – Heylipol Farm : 207p – Ardmay : 203p – Drumaglea & Ruaig : 201p – Heylipol Farm : 200p & 199p Ardmay : 198p – Garaphail : 194p & 190p – Ruaig : 188p – 34 Balephetrish.

CHEV
200p – Ardeas.
CHARx:
183p – 34 Balephetrish.
CROSS
175p – Garaphail.
MULE
164p – Lochside : 162p – Braeside.