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The Oban Times - - Farming -

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.

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