Orm­sary lambs tops at Dal­mally sec­ond sale

Argyllshire Advertiser - - FARMING -

THE SEC­OND sale of all classes of lambs and sheep at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart was held on Satur­day Au­gust 26, with an in­creased en­try on the year.

Mart op­er­a­tor United Auc­tions sold 4,705 head in front of a good ring­side of buy­ers from through­out the coun­try.

A good show of qual­ity lambs were on of­fer, con­sist­ing mainly of smaller long keep­ing types.

Prin­ci­pal lots and prices: Top lots per head: Lambs: SUFFx: £64 – Cri­nan: £62 – Kilo­ran Farm­ers, Colon­say.BELTx: £63.50 – Ichrachan.TEXx: £75 – Bon­awe Home Farm: £72 – Orm­sary Farm­ers: £67 – 2 Bon­awe Croft: £65.50 – Stone­field Farms: £65 – Inch­garth Farm: £61.50 – Brack­ley Parks: £60.50 – Tul­lochcan and Clachan Farm. CHEVx: £77.50 – Orm­sary Farm­ers: £68 – 2 Bon­awe Croft.CROSS: £56 – Kilchat­tan, Colon­say: £54 – Ard­sheal Farm and 14 Cleat, Barra. MULE: £61 – Maam Farm. BF: £50.50 – Blar­mafoldach: £48 – 83 Borve, Barra: £47 – Stroneskar: £46 – Gar­ro­gie Es­tates and Lit­tle­port: £44.50 – Eder­line Es­tate: £43.50 – Cas­tles Es­tate: £40.50 – Home­field Croft, Colon­say.

Ewes: TEXx: £58 – 2 Bon­awe Croft. CHEVx: £69 – Bon­awe Home Farm. CROSS: £40 – Bon­awe Home Farm. BF: £52 – Gar­ro­gie Es­tate.

Wed­ders: CHEVx: £42 – Ichrachan.BF: £48 - Gar­ro­gie Es­tate.

Cast tups: CHEV: £86 – 2 Bon­awe Croft. CROSS: £64 – Garog­gie Es­tate. Top prices per kilo Lambs: SUFFx: 183p and 174p – Kilo­ran Farm­ers, Colon­say: 173p – Bar­breck: 171p – Strathoich. BELTx: 207p – Suc­coth Ardeon­aig. TEXx: 207p – Bar­breck, Lochgilp­head: 196p – Bar­guil­lean: 188p – Slatich: 184p – Inch­garth and Gar­vachy: 183p – Eder­line Es­tate and Bar­breck Lochgilp­head: 181p – Brack­ley Parks: 180p – High Balan­tyre: 179p – Bar­breck Lochgilp­head: 178p – Tul­lochcan: 176p – 2 Bon­awe Croft: 175p – Gar­vachy: 174p – Tul­lochcan: 173p – Stone­field Farm and Orm­sary Farm­ers: 172p – Inch­garth, Gar­vachy and Kep­pochan: 171p – Eder­line Es­tate, Stone­field Farm, Tul­lochcan and Slatich. CHEVx: 180p and 179p – Strathoich 175p – Machrins: 172p – Kep­pochan, Gal­la­choille & Machrins Farm: 170p – 2 Bon­awe Croft. CROSS: 164p – Bal­na­hard, Colon­say: 163p – Ard­sheal Farm and Bon­awe Home Farm. MULE: 159p and 157p – Orm­sary Farm­ers. BF: 161p – Gar­ro­gie Es­tate: 157p – Stroneskar.

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