Sheep sale at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart

Argyllshire Advertiser - - FARMING -

UNITED Auc­tions sold 2,016 head of all classes lambs and sheep at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart on Fri­day Novem­ber 3.

With a good turnout of buy­ers in at­ten­dance, lambs av­er­aged £28.24, back £3.87 per head on the year. The en­try of lambs con­sisted mainly of Black­face hill lambs weigh­ing 20 to 28 ki­los.

Prin­ci­pal lots and prices: Top prices per head:

Lambs: SUFFx: £43.50 – Cous­ton Farm. ROUGEx: £55 – Cu­ra­cao. TEXx: £57.50 – Dru­machar.CHEVx: £55 – Bal­lard, Coll: £40 – Lochdochart. CROSS: £52 – Glen­shero: £51 – Cu­ra­cao. MULE: £50 – Orm­sary.

BF: £60 – Orm­sary: £50 – Achn­aba: £41 – Cor­ry­lorn; £40.50 – Fearnoch; £40 – Bren­choille; £39 – Du­nans; £35 – Glen­feochan.

Ewes: TEXx: £39 – Tom­buie. CHEV: £47 and £43 – Ard­sheal: £42 – Bal­lard, Coll. CROSS: £38 – Lochdochart and Duallin. BF: £47 and £45 – Auchre­och: £41 – Bore­land Farms. Top prices per kilo: Lambs: SUFFx: 140p – Cous­ton Farm. ROUGE: 149p – Cu­ra­cao. TEXx: 157p – Dru­machar. CHEVx: 142p – Rhy­nachu­laig. CROSS: 162p – Cu­ra­cao : 153p – Orm­sary Farm­ers. MULE: 156p – Orm­sary Farm­ers. BF: 156p – Orm­sary Farm­ers.

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