Around the markets 13.06.19

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Islay – United Auctions on Friday June 7 sold 296 grazing cattle at their recent sale held at Islay Auction Mart. Bullocks levelled out at £843 per head. Heifers averaged £722 per head. An excellent show of well bred cattle were on offer and sold to a good ringside of buyers.
Principal lots and prices.
Top prices per head.
Bullocks
AAx: £1010(7) – Gartacharra; £960(2) – Tallant
BLONDE: £985, £940 – Ardnave
BRBx: £930, £870(4) Foreland Estate
CHARx: £1060 – Ardnave; £1030(2) – Gartacharra; £990 – Tallant; £945(3) – Ardnave
LimX: £1035 – Balaclava; £1030 – Ardnave; £1000 – Balaclava, Ardnave(2); £990(3) – Ardnave; £980 – Carrabus; £975 – Claggan; £970 – Kilbride, Adrnave; £960(2) – Octofad; £950 – Ardnave; £930 – Foreland Estate; £920 – Tallant; £910(3) – Octofad.
SHx: £1030 – Foreland Estate
SIMx: £790 – Carrabus
Heifers.
AAx: £920 – Tallant; £850 – Gartacharra
BLONDE: £930 – Ardnave; £865(3) – Ardnave
CHARx: £900 – Ardnave: £850 – Ardnave; £845(7) – Gartacharra; £840 – Claggan.
LIMx: £965 – Tallant; £920(3) – Ardnave; £905(3) – Ardnave; £865(4) – Balaclava.
Top prices per kilo.
Bullocks.
AAx: 224p(2) – Keppols; 224p – Tallant; 221p(5) – Tallant
BLONDE: 261p – Ardnave; 245p – Ardnave
CHARx: 276p – Ardnave; 255p(3) – Ardnave; 238p – Ardnave; 233p – Carrabus
LIMx: 266p – Ardnave; 257p – Carrabus; 254p(2) – Ardnave; 249p(4) Octofad; 247p(2) Tormisdale; 245p(2) – Ardnave; 242p(2) Octofad; 239p – Keppols; 237p – Kilbride.
SIMx: 234p – Carrabus
Heifers.
BLONDE: 232p(4) – Ardnave; 231p(2) – Ardnave
CHARx: 232p(5) – Ardnave; 230p(2) Ardnave – 221p – Mansfield
LIMx: 244p – Ardnave; 238p(3) – Ardnave; 232p – Ardnave
SIMx: 238p – Carrabus