1,200 cattle go through United Auctions sale ring
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.
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
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
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.
Meikle Carleith (AA) £1,000, 85.50p United auctions had an entry of 178 store lambs.
Orpwood (SuffX) £69; Orpwood (SuffX) £68; Broadmeadows ( TexX) £65; Broadmeadows (BF) £65.