1,200 cat­tle go through United Auc­tions sale ring

The Oban Times - - Farming -

ON WED­NES­DAY Jan­uary 6 in Stir­ling, United Auc­tions sold 1,141 store cat­tle, 116 cast cows and for­ward cat­tle, plus 178 store sheep. Bul­locks (128) av­er­aged 213.04p to 268.60p per kg for a 350kg Charo­lais cross from Taiglim and £1,270 for a 688kg Li­mousin cross from Hole­house. Black and white bul­locks (57) – av­er­aged 142.23p to 150.50p per kg for a 465kg Bri­tish Friesian cross from Mid­house and £920 for a 594kg Hol­stein Friesian cross from Kepcul­loch.

Heifers (456) – av­er­aged 208.57p to 251.60 per kg for a 310kg Charo­lais cross from Moor and £1,170 for a 596kg Charo­lais cross from An­gus Lime Store. Cast cows (116) – av­er­aged 116.85p to 187p for a Li­mousin cross from Loan­head of Duchally and £1,350 for a Li­mousin cross from Green­shields. For­ward Cat­tle (13) – av­er­aged 152.16p to 204p for a Li­mousin cross from Back O’ Muir and £1,310 for a Li­mousin cross from Back O’ Muir. Cast cows (dairy) (19)- av­er­aged 85.03p to 102.10p for a Mont­be­liarde cross from Wester Thirds and £775 for a Mont­be­liarde cross from Wester Thirds.

Bul­locks:

251-300kgs - West Park £680, 241.10p 301-350kgs - Taiglim £940, 268.60p 351- 400kgs - Kings Arms £1,000, 259.10p 401- 450kgs - Long­house £1,090, 246.60p 451 - 500kgs - Long­house £1,150, 239.60p 501 - 550kgs - Ho­prigshields £1,130, Ne­w­house 215.40p 551- 600kgs - Kepcul­loch £1,240, 208.80p; 600 - 651kgs - Hole­house £1,250, 196.20p; 651700kgs - Hole­house £1,270, 184.60p

Heifers:

251 - 300kgs - Taiglim £740, 250.80p; 301 - 350kg - Moor £860, 251.60p 351 - 400kgs - Kings Arms £900, Moor 245.80p 401 - 450kgs - Town­head £1,100, 246.10p 451 - 500kgs - Balgray £1,100, 238.10p 501 - 550kgs - Lodge Hill £1,100, Hat­trick 207p; 551 - 600kgs - An­gus Lime Store £1,170, 202.80p; 601 - 650kgs - Wester Bor­land £1,160, 184.10p

OTM cows:

Green­shields (Lim) £1,350, Loan­head of Duchally 187p; Lathrisk (CH) £1,270, 143.30p; Bordie (AA) £1 250, Lathrisk 147.60p; Traprain (Sim) £1,110, 140.40p.

OTM Bulls:

Meikle Car­leith (AA) £1,000, 85.50p United auc­tions had an en­try of 178 store lambs.

Lead­ing prices

Or­p­wood (SuffX) £69; Or­p­wood (SuffX) £68; Broad­mead­ows ( TexX) £65; Broad­mead­ows (BF) £65.

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