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Dalmally – United Auctions held their end of season sale of all classes lambs and sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart on Friday November 16.
Principal lots and prices.
Top prices per head.
Lambs.
SUFFx: £50.50 – Ardchatten HF
TEXx: £68.00 – Tiretigan : £59.00 – Ardchatten HF : £55.00 – Tiretigan : £50.00 – Ardchatten HF.
CHEV: £42.00 – Maam Farm.
MULE: £45.00 – Birchfield.
BF: £50.00 – Waterland : £48.00 – Invernahyle : £45.00 – Ardchatten HF : £44.00 – Glenfeochan Estate.
Ewes.
TEX: £47.00 – Lephinkill Farm.
MULE: £37.00 – Drimnin Estate.
BF: £31.00 and £28.00 – Simec Lochaber.
Top prices per kilo
Lambs.
SUFFx: 160p – Ardchatten HF
TEXx: 153p – Drimnin Estate : 153p – Tiretigan Farm : 151p – Tiretigan Farm.
CHEV: 131p – Maam Farm.
MULE: 141p – Birchfield : 138p – Simec Lochaber : 133p – Couston Farm.
BF: 141p – Glenfeochan Estate : 141p – Maam Farm : 135p and 125p – Invernahyle : 125p – Ardchatten HF.

Lochboisdale – On Monday November 12, United Auctions held their annual November sale of 438 all classes cattle. Bullocks levelled out at £703.27 or 216 pence per kilo, up £10 per head or 5 pence per kilo. Heifers averaged £583 or 194 pence per kilo, down £27 per head or 18 pence per kilo.
Principal lots and prices.
Top prices per head.
Bullocks.
AAx: £930 – 3 Howbeg : £870 – 17 Ormiclate : £860 – 1 Frobost : £840 – 7 Eoligarry, Barra : £830 – 15 Borinish : £830 – 1 Ormiclate : £820 – 6 Ormiclate : £805 – 99 Carnan.
BRBx: £900 – 103 Carnan.
BAx: £820 – 6 Dunganichy.
CHARx: £1100 – 136 Stilligarry : £880 – 12 East Gerinish : £805 – 93/96 Bualadubh.
LIMx: £1210 – 11 Howmore : £1155 – 103 Carnan : £1135 – 11 Howmore : £980 – 100 Carnan : £970 – 103 Carnan : £960 – 101 Carnan : £940 – 11 Howmore : £940 – 103 Carnan : £925 – 5 Frobost : £915 – 3 Milton : £910 – 101 Carnan : £890 – 103 Carnan : £880 – 101 Carnan : £870 – 1 Ormiclate : £855 – 103 Carnan : £850 – 92 Bualadubh : £850 – 9 Milton.
SALx: £670 – 6 Dunganichy.
SHx: £755 – 21 Grenitote (North Uist).
SIMx: £1015 – 261 Daliburgh.
Heifers
AAx: £780 – 1 Frobost.
BRBx: £910 and £810 – 88 Bualadubh.
CHARx: £670 – 61 Bualuchrach.
LIMx: £1110 – Old Inn (North Uist) : £1000 – 9 Milton : £900 and £890 – 103 Carnan : £855 – 7 Frobost : £850 – 100 Carnan : £830 – 101 Carnan.
SIMx: £740 – 342 North Boisdale.
Top prices per kilo
Bullocks.
AAx: 229p(3), 228p(4) and 225p(2) – 19 Baleshare (North Uist).
BRBx: 261p – 103 Carnan.
BAx: 269p(3) – 6 Dunganichy.
CHARx: 242p(2) – 43 Linique : 235p – 12 East Gerinish.
LIMx: 290p – 3 Milton : 287p(2) – 5 Frobost : 274p and 272p – 11 Ormiclate : 272p – 5 Frobost : 270p(2) – 20 West Gerinish : 269p – 6 Dunganichy : 258p – 11 Ormiclate : 256p – Aird Illery (North Uist) : 255p(2) – 108 Upper Borve (Barra) : 253p(2) – 1 Stilligarry : 251p(2) – Aird Illery (North Uist) : 250p – 5 Dunmore : 250p – Aird Illery (North Uist) : 247p – 12 Ormiclate : 245p – Aird Illery (North Uist) : 245p – 3 Ormiclate : 244p – 6 Dunganichy : 244p(2) – 5 Frobost : 240p – 117 Craigston, Barra.
SALx: 252p – 6 Dunganichy.
SHx: 252p(2) – 1 Drimisdale : 243p – 21 Grenitote (North Uist) : 240p – 1 Drimisdale.
Heifers.
AAx: 250p and 244p – 19 Baleshare (North Uist).
BAx: 248p(2) – 6 Dunganichy.
LIMx: 252p – 19 West Gerinish : 252p – 101 Carnan : 245p – 11 Ormiclate : 243p – 6 West
Gerinish : 240p(2) – 5 Frobost.
SHx:
236p – 12 Ormiclate.
SIMx:
235p – 85 Borve, Barra.
INCALF COWS
£1150, £1080(2), £920 – 19 Baleshare (North Uist) : £920 – 11 Ormiclate : £980 – Druim
Torrach (North Uist).
OTM COWS
£1185 – Old Inn (North Uist) : £1095 – 1 Stilligary : £920 – 265 Daliburgh : £910 – Old Inn
(North Uist).
PRICES PER KILO
206p – Old Inn (North Uist) : 138p – Aird Illery (North Uist) : 125p – Druim Torrach (North
Uist).

Lochboisdale – On Tuesday November 13 United Auctions concluded their sales at Lochboisdale Auction Mart for 2018 with a sale of 1028 Lambs and Sheep. Lambs averaged £36.06 (no change).
Principal lots and prices.
Lambs.
SUFFx: £64.50 – 6 Rhughasinish : £54.50 – 7 Middlequarter (North Uist) : £53.50 – 18 Illery (North Uist) : £53.50 – 15 Tigharry : £52.50 (North Uist) – Truimsgarry (North Uist) : £50.50 – 3 Kilaulay : £50.50 – 6 Rhughasinish.
TEXx: £55.50 – 340 North Boisdale : £53.50 – 18 West Gerinish : £52.50 – 83 Borve, Barra : £52.50 – 2 Sollas (North Uist) : £51.50 – 2/3 Airidhmhuillin.
CROSS: £57.50 – 6 Drimisdale : £52.50 and £51.50 – 1 Howbeg : £51.50 – 7 Middlequarter : £50.50 – 1 Howbeg.
BF: £64.00 – 7 Middlequarter : £50.50 – Aird Illery (North Uist).
CHEV: £63.50 – 14 Baleshare (North Uist) : £59.00 – Lochbee Cottage.
Ewes.
SUFFx: £64.50 – 2 Claddach (North Uist).
HB: £44.50 – 5 Howmore.
CHEV: £65.50 – 56 Tangasdale, Barra : £53.50 – 6 Dunganichy : £44.50 – 14 Baleshare.
CROSS: £62.50 – 17 Torlum.
BF: £50.00, £48.00 and £46.00 – 9 Gearradubh.
Wedders.
SUFFx: £67.50 – 7 Middlequarter.
CROSS: £55.50 – 17 Torlum.
BF: £49.50 – 17 Carinish (North Uist).

Islay – United Auctions held a sale of all classes of sheep at Islay Auction Mart on Saturday November 10. An entry of 1146 lambs and sheep sold well and to a good ringside of buyers. Lambs sold average £54.27 and to a top of £69.50 for Suffolk Crosses from Achnaclach.
Principal lots and prices.
Top prices per head.

Lambs.

SUFFx: £69.50 – Achnaclach : £65.00 – Lossit : £65.00 – Balimartin : £64.50 – Claggan : £61.50 – Duich : £60.50 – Ardbeg : £58.00 – Ballachlaven.
TEXx: £67.00 and £65.00 – Viewfield : £61.00 – Ardbeg : £59.50 – Kirkby : £59.00 – Westend : £59.00 – Stanalane : £58.00 – Achnaclach.
CHEVx: £64.00 – Lossit : £52.50 – Tormisdale Croft.
CROSS: £67.00 – Kilchiaran : £67.00 – Claggan : £60.00 – Daill Cottage : £60.00 – Lossit : £58.00 – Daill Cottage : £55.00 – Tormisdale Farm.
MULE: £54.00 – Ballachlaven.
BF: £57.50 – Lossit : £52.00 – Braunalt : £46.00 – Leorin : £45.50 – 11 Charlotte Street : £40.00 – Kindrochaid.
Ewes.
TEXx: £81.00 – Ardbeg : £74.00 – Viewfield.
CROSS: £65.00 – Stanalane : £60.00 – Claggan.
BF: £33.50 – Lossit : £32.00 – Braunalt : £32.00 – Stanalane.