Around the Markets – week 13, 2022

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ISLAY – United Auctions (Saturday 12th March) sold 576 store cattle. Bullocks sold to £1410 for a 576Kg, LimX from Ardbeg Farm to average £959.13 (- £16.54) while heifers sold to £1240 for 3, 459Kg LimX from Lossit Farm to average £824.16 (-£81.85). Bullocks sold to 312p/kg, for a 298kg, LimX from Carrabus Farm to average 247.63p/kg (-10p) and heifers sold to 283p/kg, for 2, 406kg LimX from Ardbeg Farm to average 231.84p/kg (-18.8p). A great show of quality bred cattle was shown in front of plenty buyers who had travelled from all over Scotland ensuring that they were sold in line with mainland centres.

LEADING LOTS & PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS – AAx – £1310(2), Coull; £1190, Octomore; £1060(3), Craigens; £1050, Octomore; £1040(10), £1000(8), Craigens; £990, Brybruich; £970(3), Eorrabus; £950(7), Craigens. CHARx – £1160(5), Eorrabus; £1120(5), £1080(4), Craigens; £1055(7), Eorrabus; £1040(4), Craigens; £1015(3), £1010(3), Eorrabus; £1005(2), Aoradh; £1000, Carrabus. LIMx – £1410, Ardbeg; £1360, Balaclava; £1320, £1300,Lossit; £1290, Balaclava; £1260(3), Lossit; £1190(3), £1180, Ardbeg; £1180(2), Lossit; £1180(5), Ardbeg; £1180, Kilchiaran; £1170, Knocklearach; £1150, Balaclava; £1150(6), Lossit; £1115(7), Kilchiaran; £1110(7), Ardbeg; £1100(5), Kilchiaran; £1090(6), £1070(4), Ardbeg; £1070(6), Kilchiaran; £1070(5), £1060(7), £1015, Eorrabus; £1010(2), Balaclava; £1000, Carrabus; £1000(3), Sunderland. SIMx – £820(3), Cladville.

HEIFERS – AAx – £960, Corrary; £950, Eorrabus. CHARx – £1210, Knocklearach; £1050, Eorrabus; £1030(3), Craigens; £975(6), Eorrabus; £960(3), £930(6), £900(3), Craigens. LIMx – £1240(3), Lossit; £1200, Kilchiaran; £1150(2), Ardbeg; £1110, Kilchiaran; £1110(5), Lossit; £1060, Balaclava; £1000, Sunderland; £970(3), Ardbeg; £960(2), Kilchiaran; £960(5), £950(9), Ardbeg. SIMx – £880, Carrabus; £820(2), Island.

LEADING LOTS & PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS – AAx – 272p(3), Grulinbeg; 266p(8), Coull; 253p(2), Aoradh; 252p(11), Duich; 252p(5), Coull; 246p(2), 245p(3), Aoradh. CHARx – 286p(2), 276p(6), Aoradh; 275p, Carrabus; 274p(5), 265p(3), Aoradh; 253p(10), Craigens; 252p(6), Kinnabus; 248p(3), Eorrabus; 247p(4), 245p(5), Craigens. LIMx – 312p, Carrabus; 309p(3), Balaclava; 289p, Ardbeg; 285p, Blackrock; 285p(5), 284p(7), 280p, Ardbeg; 279p(2), Balaclava; 277p, Carrabus; 277p(2), Balaclava; 275p, Carrabus; 274p, Lossit; 273p, Kilchiaran; 273p(7), Blackrock; 270p(4), Ardbeg; 268p(2), Kilchiaran; 268p(3), Ardbeg; 268p(6), Kilchiaran; 266p, Coull; 266p(2), Blackrock; 264p(3), Ardbeg; 263p(2), Balaclava; 263p(9), Duich; 261p, Balaclava. SIMx – 274p, Carrabus; 256p(2), Corrary.

HEIFERS – AAx – 238p(3), Grulinbeg. CHARx – 275p, Knocklearach; 250p(4), 246p(2), Aoradh; 240p(4), Eorrabus; 239p(5), Aoradh; 237p, Carrabus. LIMx – 283p(2), Ardbeg; 283p, Kilchiaran; 270p(3), Lossit; 259p(5), Ardbeg; 258p(2), Balaclava; 253p(2), Blackrock; 253p(2), Balaclava; 250p(5), Lossit; 249p(4), Blackrock; 247p, Brybruich; 247p(9), Ardbeg; 243p, Kilchiaran. SIMx – 242p(2), Island.