Around the markets – 28.11.19

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Islay – United Auctions on Friday November 22 sold 418 Suckled Calves and Store Cattle. Bullocks averaged £712.05 (+ £41.66) per head to £1140 for a 610kg CharX from J Morris Jnr, Woodend and 218.24p/kg (-0.97p) to 262p/kg for a pen of 3, 254kg CharX from Dunlossit Farming, Keills. Heifers averaged £683.64 (+ £54.91) per head to £930 for a pen of 4, 444kg CharX from C McMillan, Tallant and 224.52p/kg (+16.55p) to 265p/kg for a pen of 7, 279kg AAx from RSPB Aoradh Farm. An excellent show of spring born calves was presented to a strong force of mainland buyers resulting in sellers returning home highly satisfied with the day’s proceedings.
BLKS(234) – AAx – £1020, £980(3), Keppols; £970(2), Gartacharra; £950, Tallant; £900, Ardarnal. CHARx – £1140, Woodend; £950(3), Tallant; £850, Aoradh. LIMx – £970, Gartacharra; £930, Tallant; £910(4), Coillabus; £900(2), Eskinish; £885(6), Keppols; £880, Pairc A Chlassan; £855, Ballychattrigan. SIMx – £760, Carrabus.
HFRS – AAx – £850, Rockside Farm; £740(7), Aoradh Farm. BSHx – £610, Pairc A Chlassan. BRBx – £650, Bayview. CHARx – £930(4), £855(2), Tallant; £795(7), £785(6), £775(3), £760(12), £755(3), £750(3), Aoradh Farm; £645(10), Dunlossit Farming, Keills; £630, Ardtalla Estate. LIMx – £885, Carrabus Farm; £880, Gartacharra; £875, Pairc A Chlassan; £875(4), Keppols; £855(3), Ballychattrigan; £795, Carrabus Farm; £780, Ballychattrigan; £775(2), Kintra; £760(5), Keppols. SIMx – £790(2), Carrabus.
INCALF HEIFERS – £950(2), Kilmeny Farm.
BLKS – AAx – 243p(4), 238p(3), Aoradh; 208p, Dunlossit Farming Keills. CHARx – 262p(3), 260p(3), Dunlossit Farming Keills; 259p(3), 258p(6), Aoradh; 255p, Dunlossit Farming Keills; 254p(2), 248p(6), 246p(8), Aoradh; 245p, 239p(2), 238p, Ardtalla Estate. LIMx – 260p, Smaladh ; 256p(2), 253p(3), Dunlossit Farming Keills; 252p(2), Kintra; 252p(6), Dunlossit Farming Keills; 250p(11), 247p(4), Kilbride; 245p(2), 243p(4), Kintra; 243p(7), Dunlossit Farming Keills; 241p, Kintra. SIMx – 231p, Ardtalla Estates.
HFRS – AAx – 265p(7), Aoradh Farm. CHARx – 263p(3), 261p(6), 260p(11), 259p(3), 257p(4), 256p(7), 252p(2), Aoradh Farm; 232p, Ardtalla Estates. LIMx – 259p(4), Kintra; 253p(2), Kilbride; 250p(4), Kintra; 245p, Kilbride; 243p(3), Kintra; 242p, Woodend; 241p, Kintra; 240p(9), Kilbride. SIMx – 226p, Ardtalla Estates.