Plenty of buy­ers drawn to open­ing Dal­mally sale

Argyllshire Advertiser - - FARMING -

UNITED Auc­tions held the com­pany’s open­ing sale of lambs and sheep at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart on Fri­day Au­gust 18.

A cat­a­logued en­try of 2,180 lambs and sheep sold to a good ring­side of buy­ers. Lambs lev­elled out at £52.18 per head or 170.71 pence per kilo against £52.82 per head and 180.2 pence per kilo at the cor­re­spond­ing sale last year. In gen­eral, lambs were shown in good bloom.

Prin­ci­pal lots and prices. Top prices per head. Lambs TEXx: £73.50 – Tom­buie : £72.00 – Lephinkill : £70.00 – Cao­lis, Coll : £66.00 – Keil­beg and Kep­pochan : £65.50 – Ard­beg : £63.50 – Bar­guil­lean and Lephinkill : £62.00 – Cor­naig­more, Coll : £61.00 – Cross­apol, Coll.SUFFx: £56.00 – Drum­clach, Colon­say. CROSS: £59.00 – Cous­ton Farm Co.CHEVx: £51.50 – Cross­apol, Coll.BF: £47.50 – Tul­lochcan. Top prices per kilo. SUFFx: 180p – Cous­ton Farm Co. TEXx: 193p and 185p – Kep­pochan : 182p – Bren­choille and Bar­guil­lean : 180p – Blarghour Farm.CHEVx: 176p – Cross­apol, Coll. CROSS: 180p – Cous­ton Farm Co. BF: 163p – Tul­lochcan : 161p – Du­nans. Ewes: SUFFx: £49.00 – Drum­clach, Colon­say. TEXx: £56.00 – Brack­ley Parks. CROSS: £49.00 – Drum­clach, Colon­say. BF: £45.00 – Cous­ton Farm Co. Wedders: BF: £44.00 – Auch Es­tate. Riggs: TEXx: £58.00 – Kep­pochan. CROSS: £47.00 – Cous­ton Farm Co. BF: £38.00 – Cous­ton Farm Co. SUFFx: £40.00 – Drum­clach, Colon­say.

There was a good ring­side of buy­ers for the sheep at the Dal­mally sale.

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