Caledonian Marts Limited, Stirling, sale report

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Caledonian Marts Limited, Stirling, Monday January 10, had forward 204 store cattle.

Bullocks averaged 217ppkg selling to 240ppkg for a pen of Limousins from A F
Thomason, Lammerveiw, North Berwick, and to £1,360 for a pen of Aberdeen
Angus’ from D McHarg, Kirkland, Leswalt.

Heifers averaged 208ppkg selling to 248ppkg for a pen of Limousins from R
Purdon, Easterton, Airdrie, and to £990 on two occasions for Limousins from
Easterton, Airdrie & Lettrickhills, Cambuslang. Black & Whites sold to 216ppkg from R Baxter, Gibblaston, and to £1060 from the same home.

Other leading prices: Bullocks per head – £1,360 Kirkland; £1,300 Inchgall; £1,280 Kirkland; £1,270 Inchgall; £1,220 Gibblaston; £1,210 Inchgall. Heifers per head: £990 Easterton & Lettrickhills; £950 Carstraan; £940 Lettrickhills; Bullocks per kg: 240p Lammerveiw; 238p Gibblaston; 232p Easterton & Gibblaston; 229p Inchgall. Heifers per kg: 248p Easterton; 243p & 240p Easter Jawcraig; 234p Middle Bankhead.

Also forward were 738 store hoggs and feeding ewes. Leading price of the day went to G Harley, Craiglaw, for a pen of Texels at £111, closely followed by W & E Cook, Balcachie, again with Texels at £110.

Leading prices:
Hoggs: Texel: £105 Kilbryde Farms; £105 Craiglaw; £101 Balcachie
£101 West Saline; £96 Craiglaw. Suffolk: £106 Balcachie;
£104 New Farmhouse, Berwick Upon Tweed; £101 West Saline
Cross: £105 Pendreich; £98 Maidenwells; £98 New Farmhouse.
Blackface: £80 Innieshewan; £73 Shankhead.
Feeding Ewes: Black Face: £39 Giffordland.

The next sale of store cattle will be on Monday January 24, followed by
the sale of store hoggets and Ffeeding ewes.
All classes of stock required on a weekly basis. Please contact Alastair Logan, 07713 342514; Oliver Shearman, 07730 046252; Nick North, 07493 758255; Gregor Hamilton, 07468 870467.