Around the markets – week 37

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United Auctions held their Annual Show & Sale of Blackface Wedder Lambs, sponsored by the Blackface Sheep Breeders’ Association, also Sale of all classes Cross Bred Lambs & Feeding Sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart on September 8.
A catalogued entry of 8002 lambs and sheep sold to a packed ringside of buyers.

Donnie, Donald and Morag MacCorquodale from Achnaba and William Dunlop, Elmscleugh (Judge)

Mr. William Dunlop, Elmscleugh judged the various classes of Blackface Lambs and his awards are as follows. 1st & Champion Pen taking the James Weir Memorial Trophy – Achnaba – £58. 2nd Tullochan – £51 and 3rd Tayvallich Estate – £45.50. As in line with other centres, lambs were weighing 2k to 3k lighter on the year, nevertheless, most sellers were receiving £2 to £5 per head more on the year. Overall Lambs sold to average £39.98 per head or 149.2 per kilo (+ £3.48 per head or 15.7 pence per kilo) whilst the Blackface section averaged £37.35 per head or 128.6 per kilo.
PRINCIPAL LOTS & PRICES
TOP PRICES PER HEAD – BF
£62.00 – Invernahyle : £59.50 – Mill Park : £58.50 – Ormsary Farmers : £58.00 – Achnaba : £53.00 – Invernahyle : £52.50 – Lephinkill : £52.00 – Clachan Farms (Kilninver) : £51.00 – Tullochcan : £50.50 – Corrylorn : £50.00 – Dall : £49.50 – Ormsary Farmers : £47.50 – Invernahyle : £47.50 – Machrins Farm : £47.50 – Littleport : £47.00 – Drumachar : £46.50 – Kiloran Farmers : £46.00 – Luss Estates : £46.00 – Scallasaig : £45.50 – Castles Estate : £45.50 – Tayvallich Estate : £45.00 – Inchgarth Farm.
SUFFx:
£62.00 – Drumachar Farm : £56.50 – Glenbrock Farm.
TEXx:
£70.00 – Inchgarth Farm : £65.50 – Lephinkill Farm : £61.00 – 99 Upper Borve, Barra : £60.00 – Keppoch Farm : £58.50 – Barbreck Farm, Lochgilphead : £58.50 – Stonefield : £58.00 – Glenshero : £58.00 – Inchgarth : £57.50 – Craigmore : £57.00 – Ardchatten : £57.00 – Keppoch.
CHEV
£73.50 & £62.00 – Brackenridge : £58.50 – Caddleton Farms : £56.00 – Gorten.
CROSS
£57.00 – Stroneskar : £53.00 – Stonefield.
EWES
TEXx:
£59.00 – Craigmore.
CHEV
£43.00 – 4 Glenaros.
BF
£42.50 – Castles Estate : £40.00 – Kilchoan.
TOP PRICES PER KILO
LAMBS
BF
179p – Inchgarth : 171p – Achnaba : 167p – Ormsary Farmers : 166p – Littleport : 165p – Tullochcan : 165p – Littleport : 163p – Ormsary Farmers : 160p – Kiloran Farmers : 160p – Ormsary Farmers : 159p – Corrylorn : 158p – Ederline Estate : 157p – Bragleenmore : 157p – Clachan Farms (Kilninver) : Castles Estate : 157p – Tigh Airigh : 157p – Machrins Farm : 155p – Invernahyle : 155p – Inchgarth : 154p – Keilator : 154p – Lephinkill : 154p – Corrylorn : 152p – Garrogie Estates : 151p – Dericambus : 151p – Scallasaig : 151p – Mill Park.
SUFFx:
174p – Ardchatten : 168p – Glenbrock.
TEXx:
190p – Inchgarth Farm : 190p – Barbreck Farm (Lochgilphead) : 188p – Inchgarth Farm : 186p – Lephinkill Farm : 185p – Stonefield Farms : 185p – 99 Upper Borve, Barra : 184p – Keppoch Farm : 183p – Keilbeg : 183p – Stonefield Farms : 182p – Drumachar Farm : 181p – Leargie Farm : 181p – Barbreck (Lochgilphead).
CHEV
193p – Blackmount : 189p – Kilchoan : 186p – Maam : 184p – Inchgarth : 184p – Caddleton Farms : 184p – Kilchoan.

United Auctions held their Annual Show & Sale of Blackface Wedder Lambs (sponsored by Reid & Robertsons and the Blackface Sheep Breeders’ Association) and sale of Cross Bred Lambs & Feeding Sheep on September 4. 3093 Lambs & Sheep were sold. The overall sale average was £40.79 (+ £8.97 on the year). The Blackface Wedder Lambs averaged £36.51(+ £4.30 on the year). The show was judged by Mr Alan King (Reid & Robertsons) and his awards were as follows: 1st & Champion Pen – Saulmore £51.50; 2nd – Achalic £45; 3rd – Glenfeochan £43.50. A good offering of quality bred lambs were presented to a strong force of buyers.
PRINCIPAL LOTS & PRICES
LAMBS
BF
£51.50 – Saulmore : £51.00 – Fiart : £46.50 – Carnasserie : £45.50 – Achalic : £44.50 – Ensay : £43.50 – Glenfeochan Estate : £43.00 – Poltalloch : £42.50 – Acharonich : £42.50 – Glengorm Estate : £41.50 – Stonefield Farms : £41.50 – Fiart : £41.50 – Saulmore : £41.00 – Scammadale.
SUFFx:
£62.00 – Achnacone : £62.00 – Assapol.
BDMx:
£71.00 – 2 Bonawe Croft.
TEXx:
£63.00 – Auchnasaul.
CHARx:
£46.50 – Creagnich.
CHEV
£59.00 & £58.00 – Barguillean : £58.00 – 7 Rhulios, Barra : £56.00 – Cuan Croft.
CROSS
£52.50 – Bonawe H F : £50.00 – Achnacone.
MULE
£54.00 – Fiart.

EWES
TEXx:
£90.00 & £53.00 – 123 Craigston, Barra.
CHEV
£52.00 – Shenavallie : £44.50 – Cuan Croft, Dervaig : £43.00 – 7 Rhulios, Barra.
BF
£40.00 – Mid Farm : £35.00 – Ardachy.