Plenty of buy­ers at UA June sale

Argyllshire Advertiser - - FARMING -

United Auc­tions held the firm’s an­nual June sale of all classes of cat­tle and sheep at Dal­mally Auc­tion Mart when 172 cat­tle and 902 sheep were sold.

All classes of stock sold read­ily to a good ring­side of buy­ers on Satur­day June 2, and at lev­els com­par­ing favourably to other prin­ci­pal main­land cen­tres. Prin­ci­pal lots and prices Cat­tle: Top prices per head: Store cat­tle: Bul­locks - AAx: £840 (3) – Poltal­loch. BAx: £820 (2) – 10 Eoli­garry, Barra. CHARx: £880 – Bar­nakill : £850 – Auch­lyne : £800 (5) – Bar­nakill. LIMx: £840 – 10 Eoli­garry : £830 (2) – Poltal­loch : £830 – Ar­den­traive : £810 – Tul­lochcan. SHx: £820 – Bar­nakill. SIMx: £830 – El­lary Es­tate : £820 – Bar­nakill. Heifers: CHARx: £820 and £790 (3) – Auch­lyne. LIMx: £820 – In­ver­nahyle : £780 – 10 Eoli­garry : £760 (2) – Poltal­loch. SIMx: £750(2) – Bar­guil­lean Farm. Breed­ing cat­tle: Cows and heifer calves: £1,900 – Dal­lachul­ish : £1,150 (2) – El­lary Es­tate.Cows and male calves: £1,720 – Scoor, Mull : £1,550 – Dal­lachul­ish : £1,300 – Scoor Farm : £1,250 and £1,220 – Dal­lachul­ish : £1,200 – Scoor Farm. Heifers and calves: £1,880, £1,750, £1700 – Bar­guil­lean Farm In­calf heifers: £1,010 and £1,000 – In­ver­nahyle. Top prices per kilo Bul­locks: AAx: 283p (3) – Poltal­loch : 257p – Bar­nakill. BAx: 282p (2) – 10 Eoli­garry, Barra. CHARx: 305p (5) – Bar­nakill. LIMx: 321p – 10 Eoli­garry : 299p (2) – Poltal­loch : 282p – Ar­den­traive : 278p – Kil­va­ree Farm : 277p – Tul­lochcan. SHx: 252p – Bar­nakill. SIMx: 305p – El­lary Es­tate : 252p – Bar­nakill. Heifers: CHARx: 258p (6) – Bar­nakill. LIMx: 267p (2) – Poltal­loch : 263p (2) – Tul­lochcan : 260p (3) – Keil­beg. SALx: 231p (2) – Bren­choille. SIMx: 247p (2) and 244p – Bar­guil­lean.

Sheep: Ewes with twin lambs at foot: Cross ewes: £182 and £178 – Strathorchy : £172 – Du­nans : £168 – El­lary Farm : £162 – Du­nans : £148 – 8 Kilken­neth, Tiree : £142 – Maam Farm : £140 – Balan­tyre Farm : £135 – Tom­buie.BF Ewes: £120 – 83 Borve : £114 – Du­nans : £112 – El­lary Farm : £110 – Rhu­nacarn.

Ewes with sin­gle lambs at foot:

Cross ewes: £148 – Du­nans : £135 – Strathorchy : £130 – Maam : £125 – Du­nans : £118 – Strathorchy : £116 – El­lary Farms : £115 – 8 Kilken­neth, Tiree, Du­nans, Tom­buie and Sheil­ing, Barra. BF ewes: £102 – El­lary Farms : £98 – 24 Bale­phetr­ish, Tiree : £86 – Du­nans : £80 – 83 Borve : £72 – Maam : £70 – Rhu­nacarn, 6 Lean­ish, Barra and Fe­or­line farm. Hoggs: SUFFx: £60 – Corn­crake Cot­tage, Colon­say. TEXx: £62 – Hill­crest, Tiree : £60 – Ard­sheal. CHEV: £65 – Maam Farm. CROSS: £60 – Machrins Farm, Colon­say. BF: £51 – Scalla­saig, Colon­say.

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