Around the markets – 21.11.19

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Dalmally – United Auctions on Friday November 15 sold 1324 sheep of all classes. Lambs averaged £35.84 (+£5.22). In keeping with recent trends, lambs of all classes sold exceptionally well and to a good ringside of buyers. All other classes of sheep also sold at keen rates.
LEADING PRICES PER HEAD
LAMBS(809) – SUFFx – £59.00, Kiloran Farmers (Colonsay); £53.00, Ardsheal Farm. TEXx – £62.50, Ardbeg; £56.00, Ardchonnel Farm; £53.00, Kiloran Farmers. CHEV – £50.00, Birchfield; £49.00, Glenshero; £49.00, Brackley; £48.00, Machrins Farm (Colonsay); £47.00, Maam Farm; £45.50, Machrins Farm. CROSS – £51.00, Couston Farm; £49.00, Maam Farm; £49.00, Dericambus; £48.00, Pitcastle Estate; £47.00, High Balantyre Farm; £46.50, Boreland Farms; £46.00, Ardbeg. MULE – £50.50, Kiloran Farmers. BF – £62.50, Blairmore Farm; £54.50, Pitcastle Estate; £52.00, Auchreoch; £52.00, Brackley; £50.50, Couston Farm.
EWES(211) – SUFFx – £52.00, Lettermore Farm. TEXx – £48.00, Ardsheall Farm; £45.00, Innischeroch; £42.00, Kiloran Farmers. CHEV – £44.00, Brackley; £43.00, Machrins Farm; £42.00, Bruilin; £41.00, Lochuisge; £40.00, Bruilin; £40.00, Lochuisge. CROSS – £53.00, Innischeroch; £40.00, Glenshero; £40.00, Blarghour Farm. BF – £46.00, Brackley Farm; £40.00, Castles Estate; £39.00, Couston Farm; £38.00, Scallasaig Farm; £36.00, Blarghour Farm; £35.00, Innischeroch; £35.00, Meallagie.
LEADING PRICES PER KILO
LAMBS – SUFFx – 177p, Kiloran Farmers. TEXx – 180p, Silvercraigs; 165p, Ardchonnel Farm; 162p, Ardbeg; 160p, Ardchonnel Farms. CHEV – 182p, Machrins Farm; 179p, Maam Farm; 172p, Birchfield; 171p, Bruilin; 166p, Machrins Farm. CROSS – 181p, Dericambus; 163p, Scallasaig Farm; 160p, Boreland Farm. MULE – 163p, Kiloran Farmers. BF – 167p, Pitcastle Estate; 160p, Machrins Farm; 157p, Brackley Farm; 153p, Couston Farm; 152p, Scallasaig Farm; 151p, Inchgarth Farm.

Lochboisdale – United Auctions on Tuesday November 12 sold 592 sheep of all classes. Lambs (316) averaged £39.63 (+£3.57). Lambs sold readily and above sellers expectations whilst all other classes maintained recent rates.
LEADING PRICES
LAMBS – SUFFx – £63.00, Truimsgarry; £53.50, 7 Minish; £53.00, MacSweens Dunganichy. TEXx – £57.00, 7 Middlequarter; £50.00, 18 West Gerinish. CHEV – £58.00, Truimsgarry; £55.50, 7 Middlequarter; £55.50, 6 Drimisdale; £51.50, 7 Minish. CROSS – £59.50, 6 Drimisdale; £59.50, 11 Claddich; £57.00, Ormiclate & Bornish SSC; £56.50, 291 Daliburgh; £54.00, 5 Dunganichy; £54.00, 296 Kilphedar; £53.00, Ormiclate & Bornish SSC. MULE – £55.50, 6 Rhughasinish. BF – £60.00, 1 Howbeg; £49.50, 17 Torlum; £48.00, £46.00, Aird Illery; £40.00, 2 East Gerinish. RAMS – £200 (CHEV), 19 West Gerinish.
CAST EWES – SUFF – £71.00, 18 West Gerinish; £56.00, 238 Garryhaillie; £56.00, MacSweens Dunganichy. TEXx – £45.00, 18 West Gerinish. CHEV – £54.00, 203 Stoneybridge; £46.50, MacSweens Dunganichy; £45.00, 203 Stoneybridge. CROSS – £56.00, £45.50, £44.00, 238 Garryhaillie. BF – £46.00, Aird Illery; £40.00, 11 Claddich.

 

Lochboisdale – United Auctions on Monday November 11 sold 305 store cattle and 32 cows etc.
Bullocks averaged £727.23 (+ £23.96) per head and sold to £1100 twice for a 645Kg SimX from 50 Balgarva and a 600Kg SimX from 136 Stilligarry. They averaged 210.45p/Kg (-4.62p) to 284p/Kg for a 320kg LimX from 10 Illeray, North Uist.
Heifers averaged £620.30 (+£38.05) per head selling to £1200 or a BBX from 88 Bualadubh and 199.38p/Kg (+5.78p) to 293p/Kg for a 410Kg from 88 Bualadubh.
Cast Cows (22) averaged £651.36 (+£40.98) to £1090 for a LimX from 21 Griminish and 86.81p/Kg to 125p/Kg for a LimX from 11 Howmore. Incalf Cows (8) averaged £632.50 to £1350.00 for an AAx from 4 Howmore. Overall, a good attendance of buyers forward, ensured all stock were cleared at highly satisfactory rates.

LEADING PRICES
BULLOCKS(186) – AAx – £865, 92 Bualadubh; £855, 265 Daliburgh; £850, 261 Daliburgh. BSHx – £780, 90/110 Borve, Barra. BAx – £830, £720, MacSweens Dunganichy. CHARx – £960, 325 North Boisdale; £915, £865, £855, 93/96 Bualadubh; £845, 61 Bualuchrach. LIMx – £1070, £1055, 15 Ormiclate; £1030, 103 Carnan; £1020, 1 Airidhmhuillin; £990, 6 Ormiclate; £990(2), 103 Carnan. SHx – £740, 90/110 Borve. SIMx – £1100, 50 Balgarva; £1100, 136 Stilligarry; £1080, £1040(2), 50 Balgarva.
HEIFERS(118) – AAx – £1000, £800, 4 Howmore. BRBx – £1200, £800(2), 88 Bualadubh. BAx – £675, MacSweens Dunganichy. CHARx – £710(2), £690, 61 Bualuchrach. LIMx – £780, Aird Illery; £770, 100 Carnan; £765, 101 Carnan; £760, 324 North Boisdale; £750, 344 North Boisdale. SIMx – £790, £675, 1 Stilligarry.
INCALF COWS (8) – £1350, 4 Howmore; £790, 5 Frobost; £760, 11 Howmore.
COWS WITH CALVES(2) – £1150, £1130, 9 Milton.
CAST COWS(22) – £1090, 21 Griminish; £1000, 393 Garrynamonie; £950, 11 Howmore; £890, 336B North Boisdale; £850, 11 Howmore; £850, 265 Daliburgh.
LEADING PRICES PER KILO
BULLOCKS – AAx – 232p, 1and2 Frobost; 226p, 290 Kilphedar; 223p, 15 Bornish; 221p, 10 Bornish. BSHx – 192p, 77 Borve Barra. BAx – 263p(4), 255p, 240p, 231p, MacSweens Dunganichy. CHARx – 219p, 216p, 93/96 Bualadubh. LIMx – 284p, 10 Illeray; 276p, 12 Ormiclate; 268p, 88 Upper Borve Barra; 262p, 3 Milton; 261p, 291 Daliburgh; 258p(3), 1 Drimisdale; 256p, 11 Ormiclate; 254p, 7 Middlequarter; 252p, Aird Illery; 250p, 9 Milton. SALx – 224p, MacSweens Dunganichy. SIMx – 211p, 7 Eoligarry Barra.
HEIFERS – AAx – 254p, 11 Ormiclate; 219p, 15 Ormiclate. BRBx – 293p, 88 Bualadubh. BAx – 233p, 227p(2), MacSweens Dunganichy. CHARx – 227p, 132 Stilligarry. LIMx – 247p, 19 West Gerinish; 246p, 12 Ormiclate; 244p(2), 20 West Gerinish; 241p(2), 1 Drimisdale; 233p, 7 Middlequarter; 233p, Aird Illery; 232p, 1 Stilligarry; 231p(4), 5 Frobost. SIMx – 214p, 1 Stilligarry.
CAST COWS – 125p, 11 Howmore; 122p, 21 Griminish; 117p, 132 Stilligarry; 117p, 336B North Boisdale; 113p, 265 Daliburgh; 112p, 11 Howmore; 109p, 393 Garrynamonie.