Around the markets 07.03.19

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Tiree

United Auctions held their annual early spring sale of 216 store cattle, breeding and feeding cows at Tiree Auction Mart.

With the usual buyers in attendance, all classes of stock sold at levels in keeping with current trends. Bullocks sold to average £809.67 per head or 218.14 pence per kilo (plus £16 per head and minus 15.4 pence per kilo). Heifers averaged £660.98 per head or 205.44 pence per kilo (plus £26.27 per head and minus 12.43 pence per kilo).

Principal lots and prices.

Bullocks:

Aberdeen Angus: Heylipol Farm £1080, £990, £950, £880; 15 Crossapol £880; 12 Crossapol £790; Hillcrest £730 Beef Shorthorn: 15 Crossapol £850; 12 Crossapol £800

Charolais: Heylipol Farm £1090, £1050, £1040, £1000, £990; Salum £960; Heylipol Farm £920,£890; 8 Cornaigbeg £860, £850.

Hereford: Clachan £1150, £1140, £1090, £1040, £1000

Limousin: Heylipol Farm £1010, £990, £910; Salum £900, £880; 9 Vaul £880; Heylipol Farm £870; Hillcrest £850

Saler: 5 Balevullin £670; 6 Crossapol £650

Simmental: 3A Caolis £780; Middleton Farm £770; 3A Caolis £750

Heifers:

Aberdeen Angus: 12 Crossapol £790

British Blue: Heylipol Farm £830

Charolais: Heylipol Farm £1090, £920, £860, £840, £810, Salum £780

Limousin: Heylipol Farm £1040; Hillcrest £940; Salum £930; Heylipol Farm £860; Salum £810; 9 Vaul £800

Simmental: Middleton Farm £930;

Leading prices per kilo.

Bullocks:

Aberdeen Angus: 12 Crossapol 249p, 243p; 15 Crossapol 239p; 12 Crossapol 233p; Hillcrest 230p

Shorthorn: 12 Crossapol 235p; 15 Crossapol 227p

Charolais: Heylipol Farm 263p, 256p; Salum 256p; 8 Cornaigbeg 244p, 241p; Heylipol Farm 229p,227p,223p

Hereford: Clachan 201p

Limousin: Salum 262p; Hillcrest 252p; Heylipol Farm 251p, 244p; 9 Vaul 239p; Salum 238p; 1 Kenovay 238p; Hillcrest 237p;

Saler: 6 Balevullin 236p; 6 Crossapol 236p;

Simmental: 2 Heylipol 264p, 254p; 10 Crossapol 230p

Heifers:

Aberdeen Angus: 12 Crossapol 243p, 221p;

Shorthorn: 12 Crossapol 233p

Charolais: Heylipol Farm 251p; Salum 225p; Heylipol Farm 211p, 210p

Limousin: Salum 270p; 9 Barrapol 259p; Salum 251p; 9 Vaul 246p; Hillcrest 235p; 9 Barrapol 223p

Saler: 6 Crossapol 215p

Simmental: 2 Heylipol 241p

In-calf heifers: 13 Moss £960, £920 & £850
In-calf cows: Heylipol Farm £1020, £1010, £970, £890
Cast cows: Heylipol Farm £970, £890 12 Crossapol £870.

Dalmally

United Auctions held their annual March sale of 194 store cattle and 317 sheep of all classes at Dalmally Auction Mart.

All classes of stock sold in keeping with levels obtained at other principal centres. Bullocks sold to average £713.96 per head or 216.17 pence per kilo (minus £60.54 per head and minus 23.9 pence per kilo) whilst Heifers levelled out at £629.13 per head or 207.7 pence per kilo (minus £62.74 per head or minus 22.1 pence per kilo).

Principal lots and prices.

Bullocks:

Aberdeen Angus: Steall £690

British Blue: Barnakill £730

Charolais: Barnakill £880; Laggan Farms £860; Barnakill £820

Limousin: Lurgnish £900; Stroneskar £890; Lurgnish £830; Dall £770; Stroneskar £760; Tullochan £760; Stroneskar £730

Luing: Laggan Farms 670

Simmental: Achnacone £850, £840, £765, £745; Achnacreemore £740, £730; Stroneskar £725; Cornaigmore, Coll £720; Achnacopne £720

Heifers:

Aberdeen Angus: Steall £775, £760; Dall £650; Glenfeochan £630; 10 Eoligarry £625; Glenfeochan £620; Steall £615

Charolais: Barnakill £830; Laggan Farms £785; Barnakill £705, £665; Laggan Farms £660, £650; 10 Eoligarry £600

Limousin: Lurgnish £890, £870, £820, £720; Tullochan £710; Dall £670; Tullochan £665; Dall £660

Simmental: Invernahyle £800; Achnacone £735, £660; Dall £660; 10 Eoligarry £660; Achnacone £650, £650; Cornaigmore, Coll £625; Duallin £620; Achnacreemore £605

Leading prices per kilo.

Bullocks

Aberdeen Angus: Steall 225p; 10 Eoligarry 223p

Charolais: Laggan Farms 224p; Barnakill 218p

Limousin: Tullochan 239p, 231p; Dunolliebeg 230p; Dall 228p; Duallin 227p; Tullochan 226p; Stroneskar 221p, 219p; Lurgnish 219p;

Luing: Laggan Farms 224p

Saler: Brenachoille 229p

Simmental: Achnacreemore 233p; Cornaigmore, Coll 230p; Achnacone 229p, 227p, 226p, 225p, 224p; Cornaigmore, Coll 222p; Stroneskar 221p;

Heifers:

Aberdeen Angus: 10 Eoligarry 217p; Glenfeochan Estate 214p; Steall 203p

Charolais: 10 Eoligarry 234p; Barnakill 231p; Laggan Farms 210p, 207p

Limousin: Dunolliebeg 237p; Tullochan 230p; Dall 225p; Tullochan 211p; Lurgnish 209p; Dall 206p

Simmental: Blairmore 231p; Achnacone 227p, 222p, 220p; Cornaigmore, Coll 218p; Achnacreemore 217p; Cornaigmore 215p

Hoggs

Tex: Ormsarry £68; Cliade, Coll £66, £60; Evanachan £56

Chev: Bunlarie £77; Kilvaree £65.50, £42.50

Cross: Evanachen £41

Blackface: Evanachen £60; Ormsarry £52