Around the markets
STIRLING – Caledonian Marts, at a sale on Thursday June 15, sold 153 cattle. Cattle again short of requirements with all classes meeting the dearest trade this season. Bullocks sold to 245p (twice) from W Dandie & Sons, Learielaw, Broxburn purchased by Hugh Black & Sons, Butchers, Lanark and T Johnston, Butchers, Falkirk. Heifers sold to 248p from R Kennedy, Borlick, Aberfeldy purchased by Hugh Black & Sons. Young bulls sold to 212p from I W Brisbane & Son, South Woodlane, Blairdrummond to J F Finlay Ltd, Wishaw. Leading prices:Bullocks ppkg 242p Faskine, Airdrie, 235p (twice) Moorfield, Kilmarnock, 228p & 225p Bruckley, St Andrews, 225p Lammerview, Athelstaneford, 225p Rathillet, Cupar, 225p & 220p Bruckley, 220p Easterton, Kirkintilloch & Seggarsdean, Haddington Heifers ppkg 245p Easter Ochtermuthill, Learielaw, Mains of Cultmalundie & Borlick, 242p Borlick, Easter Ochtermuthill & Moorfield, 240p & 238p Easter Ochtermuthill, Moorfield, Easterton, Rathillet, Mains of Cultmalundie & Learielaw, 232p & 230p Moorfield, Faskine & Bankhead, Aberdour Young bulls 210p South Woodlane, 208p South Hourat & South Woodlane Bullocks per head £1780 & £1705 South Flanders, Kippen £1694 Easter Ochtermuthill £1627 Cauldshiel £1573 Learielaw & Mains of Cultmalundie £1524 Greencraig Heifers per head £1582 Borlick £1572 Mains of Cultmalundie £1548 Easter Ochtermuthill £1500 Learielaw £1447 & £1438 Greencraig Young bulls per head £1354 Nethercarse, Gargunnock £1327 South Hourat Also forward were 68 cast cows and bulls. Beef cows sold to 173ppkg for a Limousin from W Dandie & Sons, Learielaw, Broxburn and to £1290 for the same beast. Dairy cows to 130ppkg from R& W Waugh, Summerhouse, Avonbridge and to £1010 from W Hamilton & Sons, Meldrum, Stirling. Beef cows per head £1250 Ballingray £1230 Bolfornought £1120 Gelvan View £1070 Rathillet £1060 Ballingray £1030 Classlochie Beef cows ppkg 165.5p Classlochie 164p Bolfornought 158.5p Classlochie 153p Drumnessie 148.5p Gelvan View Dairy cows per head £990 Carneil £950 North Bankhead £ 870 & £ 860 Summerhouse £790 Harviestoun Dairy cows per kilo 128p North Bankhead 125p Summerhouse 124p Harviestoun 122p Cauldshiel 120p Meldrum & Carneil A good show of 15 calves forward both beef and dairy bred, more calves required for buyers’ requirements. Top price calf was £ 320 for a Charolais X from J Little, Letar, Callander. Top price black & white bull calves £95, £92, £ 88, £ 55, £ 52 (1 months) – Wester Lochdrum £ 58, £ 52, £ 48 (3 weeks) – Plean Top price bullock stirks £ 660 (Sim) – Doune of Glendouglas Top price bull stirks £ 220, £ 205 (Sim) – Doune of Glendouglas Next sale of calves will be 26/ 06/17.
STIRLING – United Auctions on Wednesday June 14 sold 377 store cattle, native bred cattle and young bulls and 119 cast cows and forward cattle also 153 breeding cattle. Bullocks (166) averaged 244.39p to 304.80ppk for a 269kg CHX from Dyke and £1355 for a 604kg CHX from High Mathernock. B&W Bullocks (65) averaged 165.16p to 175.60ppk for a 450kg HFX from Hillend and £ 880 for a 510kg HFX from Lathalmond. Heifers (129) averaged 228.95p to 289.60ppk for a 260kg LimX from Dyke and £1210 for a 540kg BAX from Lochhead. Young bulls (17) averaged 220.39p 288.30ppk for a SimX from Nether Birkwood and £1100 for a SimX from Newmains. Cast cows (107) averaged 146.39p to 194.30ppk for a LuiX from Blackburn and £1590 for a LimX from Pitcairn. Dairy cows (12) averaged 116.92p to 134.20ppk for a HFX from Kinnermit and £1130 for a HFX from Kinnermit. Bullocks: 0-250kgs- Knollhead £ 605, 270.10p 251-300kgs- Dyke £ 820, 304.80p 301-350kgs- Knollhead £ 840, 270.10p 351-400kgs- Cairncurran £970, 269.40p 401- 450kgs- East Shawtonhill £1090, East Saucher 258.50p 451-500kgs- North Shields £1110, Strathellie 234.80p 501-550kgs- Glencraigs £1240, Wester Aldie 232.10p 551- 600kgs – High Mathernock £1345, 225.70p 601- 650kgs- High Mathernock £1355, 224.30p. Heifers: Up to 250kgs- Knollhead £ 610, 251.00p 251-300kgs- Dyke £785, 301.90p 301-350kg- Wester Aldie £795, Bogside 240.50p; 351- 400kgsKnollhead £950, 268.40p 401-450kgsBuchanan Street £1090, 246.60p 451-500kgs- Nether Dalkeith £1160, 251.10p 501-550kgs- Lochhead £1210, Cuttlehill 228.30p; 551- 600kgs- High Mathernock £1170, 204.30p. OTM cows: £ per head- Pitcairn ( Lim) £1590; Blackburn (Sim) £1430; Nether Glinns (AA) £1310; Blackburn ( Lui) £1290; Meikle Camoquhill (MO) £1270; Dumoider (BA) £1230; Muirsland (CH) £1130; Kinnermit ( HF) £1130; Montalt ( Her) £1050. PPK- Blackburn ( Lui) 194.30p; Ballinloan ( Lim) 192.00p; Blackburn (Sim) 186.90p; Drumelzier ( BA) 176.00p; Lephinkill (CH) 162.00p; Lochelbank (AA) 160.50p; Montalt ( He)157.20p; Meikle Camoquhill (MO) 146.00p; Kinnermit (HF) 134.20p. OTM bulls: £ per head- Torrax ( Lim) £1710; Torrax (Sim) £1690; Woodhead of Aberdalgie (CH) £1650; Millhills (AA) £1390. PPK- East Gogar (Sim) 180.90p; Lephinkill (CH) 172.80p; Torrax ( Lim) 148.20p; Dinar (AA) 120.00p. United auctions also had forward 153 breeding cattle Bulls- Rednock Est (Sal) £ 2000 Heifers with bull calves – Little Kilchattan ( LimX) £ 2500; West Park ( BP) £ 2400; Porterstown (SimX) £ 2400; Pitlochie (ContX) £ 2250; Nethertown (AAX) £ 2250; Parkhouse ( HerX) £1850. Heifers with heifer calves – Auchenflower (AAX) £ 2350; Porterstown (SimX) £ 2100; Chartershall ( LimX) £ 2100; Pitlochie ( BP) £ 2100; Auchenflower (ContX) £ 2000. Cows with bull calves – Wolflaw (CH) £ 2400; Castle Rednock (SimX) £ 2300; Castle Rednock ( Pure Sim) £ 2100; Derrie ( LimX) £1550. Cows with heifer calves – Castle Rednock (ContX) £ 2050; Castle Rednock (SimX) £ 2000; Wolflaw (CharX) £1850; Little Kilchattan (LimX) £1600. Store Sheep Cross hoggs sold to a top of £91 from Corsehope and ewes with lambs at foot sold to a top of £136 from Corsehope and £134 from Powblack.