Market prices – 22.10.20

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United Auctions, Thursday October 15, Islay: sold 1102 sheep of all classes. Lambs sold to £83.00 for Texel crosses from Bayview to average £66.12 (+£16.12).  A smaller show of lambs sold extremely well to a good following of buyers.

Leading Prices Per Head

Lambs – SuffX – £82.00, Claggan; £79.00, Bayview; £76.00, Rockside; £75.00, Ballimartin; £72.00, Duich; £71.50, Claggan. BeltX – £77.50, £75.50, Balaclava; £75.00, Blackrock; £75.00, Starchmill. TexX – £83.00, £82.00, £80.00, Bayview; £75.50, £74.00, Balaclava; £72.50, Rockside; £72.00, £70.00, Balaclava. ChaX – £73.00, Starchmill. Chev – £79.00, £64.00, Tarbert Estate; £63.00, Duich. Cross – £74.50, Ballimartin; £72.00, Duich; £70.00, Daill Cottage; £70.00, Balaclava. Zwa – £69.00, Balaclava. Mule – £70.00, Starchmill; £69.50, Rockside. Chev Mule – £69.00, Pairc A Chlassan. BF – £79.00, Tarbert Estate; £67.00, Coultoon; £62.00, Tarbert Estate; £61.00, Coultoon; £60.00, Ceannacroig.

Ewes – Suff – £72.00, Conisby. Tex – £94.00, Bayview; £82.00, Dunlossit, Keills. Cross – £73.00, Duich. Mule – £68.50, Starchmill; £68.00, Blackrock. BF – £47.00, Starchmill; £44.00, Dunlossit Keills; £42.00, Conisby; £41.00, Windyedge.

Leading Prices Per Kilo

Lambs – SuffX – 201p, Duich; 196p, Claggan; 195p, Pairc A Chlassan. BeltX – 220p, Blackrock; 213p, Starchmill; 201p, No1 Foreland. TexX – 207p, 203p, Balaclava; 201p, Conisby; 188p, Rockside; 181p, Balaclava. Chev – 194p, Duich; 190p, 187p, Ardfarnal. Cross – 187p, Daill Cottage; 186p, Claggan; 181p, No1 Foreland; 181p, Tarbert Estate; 180p, Ballimartin. Mule – 188p, Duich; 172p, Rockside. Chev Mule – 189p, Pairc A Chlassan. BF – 189p, 185p, Coultoon; 176p, Ceannacroig; 171p, Coultoon.

 

United Auctions, Thursday October 15, Islay: conducted a reduction sale of Tractors, Farm Machinery and Small Tools on behalf of Mr R Cuninghame, Neriby Farm which attracted a lot of interest, from both locally and the mainland and the following are some principal lots & prices.

Leading Prices

£19000, Land Rover Defender 90, 62 Plate, 24,000 miles.

£13500, MF 390T with Quickie Loader N990 MGA, 6400hrs.

£11500, Kubota RTV X1110, 19 plate, 490 miles.

£9000, Ford TW20, 6000hrs.

£7000, 10T Stewart Trailer with silage sides.

£3000, 12ft Ifor Williams Cattle Trailer

£2800, Fordson Major Tractor

£2150, Hudson flat trailer, with ramps.

£1650, Hays Leveller.

£1100, 4T Trailer.

£1100, Small Ifor Williams Sheep Trailer.

 

United Auctions, Wednesday October 14, Oban: sold 242 Rams of all breeds. Top price was £900 for a NCC shearling from Bowmont Farming Ltd, Attonburn Farm. Good quality bred Sheep was keenly bid for by a large following of buyers.

Shearlings – NCC  – £900, Bowmont Farming; £850, Woodside Farm; £850, £650, £550(3), Laigh Alticane; £550, Crow Wood Cottage; £550, Commonside; £500, Bowmont Farming; £500(3), Commonside; £500, Bowmont Farming; £500, Woodside Farm. Blueface Leic – £700, £550, £450, Arnicle; £450, Stronacroibh; £400, Newton of Crathie; £400, Walton Farm. Texel – £750, Torrax; £700, Croft 2; £580, £550(2), £520, Torrax; £520, Ardachuple; £500, Dippen; £500, Achnaba; £500, Torrax; £500, Ardchatten; £500, Crow Wood Cottage. BF – £850, Balliemeanoch; £800, Drissaig; £750, Balliemeanoch; £650, Glenrath; £650, Hill of Errol; £600, Balliemeanoch; £550, Hill of Errol; £550, Outerwards; £550, Dalchirla; £550, Balliemeanoch; £500, Lephinhapel; £500, Drissaig; £500, Hill of Errol; £500, Balliemeanoch. Belt – £550, Darchirla; £500, £450, Ardchatten; £450, Dalchirla; £420, Crow Wood Cottage. Suff – £450, Newton of Crathie; £450, Woodside Farm; £400(2), Newton of Crathie; £400, Woodside.

Ram Lambs – Texel – £650(2), £600, Hill of Errol. Blueface Leic – £350, £300, Drimsynie. BF – £350, £320, Mill Park.