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Dalmally, United Auctions (Saturday 16th September 2017) A catalogued entry of 4573 lambs and sheep attracted a good following of buyers to United Auction’s recent sale at Dalmally Auction Mart.  Prices realised compared favourably to levels obtained at the previous week’s show and sale.  Again well bred Blackface Lambs with potential to go to good weights were keenly bid for whilst smaller shorter types were harder to cash.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

LAMBS

SUFFx: £50.00 – Blarmafoldach.

BELTx: £70 – Ardachuple.

TEXx: £55.00 – 2 Keil Crofts : £55.00 – Tullochcan : £55.00 – Innischeroch : £51.50 – Glenshelloch : £51.00 – Innishewan Farms : £50.50 – Brackley Parks.

CHEV: £53.50 – Strathoich : £47.50 – Lochdochart.

CROSS: £49.00 – Tigh Na Mara.

MULE: £54.00 – Tullochcan.

BF: £50.00 – Littleport : £48.00 – Raera : £47.00 – Tullochcan : £46.00 – Innischeroch : £45.00 – Auch Estate : £44.00 – Bragleenbeg : £43.00 – Keilator. 

WEDDERS

CHEV ;£37.00 – Barachander 

BF: £38.50 – Gallanachmore. 

EWES

CHEV: £41.50 – 75 Borve.

CROSS: £44.00 – Ichrachan.

BF: £39.00 – Barachander : £39.00 – Glenshellach : £35.50 – Gallanachmore : £35.00 – 75 Borve.

TEXx: £45.00 – Shieling, Barra. 

EWE LAMBS

BF: £60.00 – Innischeroch.

TEXx: £50.00 – Brackley Parks. 

RAMS.  BF: £380, £260, £220 & £200(2) – Castles Estate. 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

LAMBS

SUFFx: 173p – Glenshelloch 

BELTx: 167p – Ardachuple

TEXx: 191p & 171p – Leachive : 166p – 2 Keil Crofts : 166p – Glenshellach : 162p – Innischeroch : 162p – Innishewan.

CHEVx: 175p – Rhynachulaig : 174p & 167p – Strathoich : 163p – Ardsheal Farm : 163p – Blackmount : 161p – 15 Ardmhor, Barra.

CROSS: 163p – Blackmount.

BF: 155p – Littleport : 149p – Raera : 148p – Bragleenbeg : 146p – Ederline Estate : 144p – Auch Estate : 142p – Tullochcan.

 

United Auctions (Saturday 9th September 2017) held their annual show and sale of Blackface lambs also sale of Cross Bred lambs and feeding sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart.  A catalogued entry of almost 11000 lambs and sheep sold to a good ringside of buyers.  Prices realised reflected current trends when sale averages fell by £3.20 per head on the year.  However, noted lots of lambs, annually sold at this popular event, recorded a drop of 2/3 kilo’s on the year whilst others maintained their weight and consequently sold at levels in a par with last year. Top & Second draw Blackface Lambs sold well whilst 3rd & 4th draws were harder to cash. Judging the Blackface Lambs was in the capable hands of Mr. Ian Stewart, Easter Cash Farm, Strathmiglo, who awarded the placings as follows: 

Champion Pen taking the James Weir Memorial Trophy – M/s Buchanan, Achnaba which realised £60.50

2nd – Clachan Farm, Kilninver - £58.  3rd – Tayvallich Estate - £54.  All three lots purchased by Mr Donald Heuchan, Castle Douglas.

LAMBS

BF: £60.50 – Achnaba : £58.00 – Clachan Farms : £56.50 – Dall Farm : £54.00 – Tayvallich Estates : £49.50 – Littleport : £48.00 – Tullochcan : £48.00 – Fearnoch : £47.50 – Drumachar Farm : £47.00 – Tayvallich Estates : £46.50 – Luss Estates : £46.00 – Bragleenmore : £45.50 – Roromore : £45.50 – Garrogie Estates : £45.50 – Dall Farm : £45.50 – Kiloran Farmers : £45.50 – Scallasaig Farm : £45.00 – Clachan Farms.

SUFFx: £53.00 – High Carse.

TEXx: £59.50 – Stonefield Farm : £59.00 – High Dunashery : £57.00 – Stonefield Farm : £57.00 – Lephinkill : £53.50 – Balliemeanoch (McAuslan).

CHEV: £73.50 & £63.00 – Cour Lodge : £52.50 – Stonefield Farm.

CROSS: £45.50 & £44.50 – Glenshero.

MULE: £50.00 – Gobagrennan. 

EWES

TEXx: £64.00, £56.00, £53.00 & £45.00 – Cour Lodge.

BF: £31.00 – Grishipol, Coll.

WEDDERS

BF: £54.00 – Lephinkill.

RIGGS

BF: £55.00 – Balliemeanoch : £47.00 – Clachan Farms.

TEXx: £40.00 – Stonefield Farm.

CHEV: £44.50 – Brackley.

 TOP PRICES PER KILO

LAMBS

BF: 173p – Balliemeanoch(McAuslan) : 168p – Achnaba : 167p – Littleport : 165p – Clachan Farms : 155p – Dall Farm : 154p – Tullochcan : 154p – Littleport : 153p – Dall Farm : 152p – Garrogie Estates.

SUFFx: 159p, 154p – High Carse : 148p – Stonefield Farm.

TEXx: 180p – Stonefield Farm : 173p – Balliemeanoch(McAuslan) : 173p – Stonefield Farm : 167p – Lephinkill Farm : 165p – Balnahard Colonsay : 161p – Lephinkill Farm : 160p – High Dunashery.

CHEV: 169p – Blackmount : 160p – Stonefield Farm : 160p – Blackmount : 158p & 157p – Cour Lodge : 151p – Lochdochart.

CROSS: 154p – High Carse.

MULE: 146p & 144p – Keilbeg.

 

United Auctions (Saturday 26th August 2017)  held their second sale of all classes of lambs and sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart.  With an increased entry on the year, 4705 head was sold.  A good show of quality lambs were on offer, consisting mainly of smaller long keeping types. A good ringside of buyers was present from throughout the country.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

LAMBS

SUFFx: £64.00 – Crinan : £62.00 – Kiloran Farmers, Colonsay.

BELTx: £63.50 – Ichrachan.

TEXx: £75.00 – Bonawe Home Farm : £72.00 – Ormsary Farmers : £67.00 – 2 Bonawe Croft : £65.50 – Stonefield Farms : £65.00 – Inchgarth Farm : £61.50 – Brackley Parks : £60.50 – Tullochcan & Clachan Farm.

CHEVx: £77.50 – Ormsary Farmers : £68.00 – 2 Bonawe Croft.

CROSS £56.00 – Kilchattan, Colonsay : £54.00 – Ardsheal Farm & 14 Cleat, Barra.

MULE £61.00 – Maam Farm.

BF £50.50 – Blarmafoldach : £48.00 – 83 Borve, Barra : £47.00 – Stroneskar : £46.00 – Garrogie Estates & Littleport : £44.50 – Ederline Estate : £43.50 – Castles Estate : £40.50 – Homefield Croft, Colonsay. 

EWES

TEXx: £58.00 – 2 Bonawe Croft.

CHEVx: £69.00 – Bonawe Home Farm

CROSS £40.00 – Bonawe Home Farm

BF £52.00 – Garrogie Estate.

WEDDERS

CHEVx: £42.00 – Ichrachan.

BF £48.00 - Garrogie Estate.

CAST RAMS

CHEV £86.00 – 2 Bonawe Croft.

CROSS £64.00 – Garoggie Estate.

TOP PRICES PER KILO

LAMBS

SUFFx: 183p & 174p – Kiloran Farmers, Colonsay : 173p – Barbreck : 171p – Strathoich.

BELTx: 207p – Succoth Ardeonaig.

TEXx: 207p – Barbreck, Lochgilphead : 196p – Barguillean : 188p – Slatich : 184p – Inchgarth & Garvachy : 183p – Ederline Estate & Barbreck Lochgilphead : 181p – Brackley Parks : 180p – High Balantyre : 179p – Barbreck Lochgilphead : 178p – Tullochcan : 176p – 2 Bonawe Croft : 175p – Garvachy : 174p – Tullochcan : 173p – Stonefield Farm & Ormsary Farmers : 172p – Inchgarth, Garvachy & Keppochan : 171p – Ederline Estate, Stonefield Farm, Tullochcan & Slatich.

CHEVx: 180p & 179p – Strathoich : 175p – Machrins : 172p – Keppochan, Gallachoille & Machrins Farm : 170p – 2 Bonawe Croft.

CROSS 164p – Balnahard, Colonsay : 163p – Ardsheal Farm & Bonawe Home Farm.

MULE 159p & 157p – Ormsary Farmers.

BF 161p – Garrogie Estate : 157p – Stroneskar.

 

United Auctions (Friday 18th August 2017)  held their opening sale of lambs & sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart. A catalogued entry of 2180 lambs & sheep sold to a good ringside of buyers.  Lambs levelled out at £52.18 per head or 170.71 pence per kilo against £52.82 per head and 180.2 pence per kilo at the corresponding sale last year. In general, lambs were shown in good bloom.

PRINCIPAL LOTS & PRICES

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

LAMBS

TEXx: £73.50 – Tombuie : £72.00 – Lephinkill : £70.00 – Caolis, Coll : £66.00 – Keilbeg & Keppochan : £65.50 – Ardbeg : £63.50 – Barguillean & Lephinkill : £62.00 – Cornaigmore, Coll : £61.00 – Crossapol, Coll.

SUFFx: £56.00 – Drumclach, Colonsay.

CROSS £59.00 – Couston Farm Co.

CHEVx: £51.50 – Crossapol, Coll.

BF £47.50 – Tullochcan.

 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

SUFFx: 180p – Couston Farm Co. 

TEXx: 193p & 185p – Keppochan : 182p – Brenchoille & Barguillean : 180p – Blarghour Farm.

CHEVx: 176p – Crossapol, Coll.

CROSS 180p – Couston Farm Co.

BF 163p – Tullochcan : 161p – Dunans.

EWES

SUFFx: £49.00 – Drumclach, Colonsay.

TEXx: £56.00 – Brackley Parks.

CROSS £49.00 – Drumclach, Colonsay.

BF £45.00 – Couston Farm Co. 

WEDDERS

BF £44.00 – Auch Estate.

RIGGS

TEXx: £58.00 – Keppochan.

CROSS £47.00 – Couston Farm Co.

BF £38.00 – Couston Farm Co.

SUFFx: £40.00 – Drumclach, Colonsay.
 

 

United Auctions (Friday 28th July 2017) annual Fair Day Show & Sale had an increased catalogued entry of top quality cattle were on offer to a packed ringside of buyers. Judging was in the hands of Mr. M Steel, Craignathro, Forfar. 

Prize List- 

Charolais blk

1st Semple, Dippen

2nd Semple, Dippen

3rd Ronald, East Laggan

Limousin blk

1st Currie, Low Dunasherry

2nd Semple, Dippen

3rd Buchanan, Achnaba

Charolais hfr

1st Semple, Dippen

2nd Semple, Dippen

3rd MacIntyre, Glenehervie

Limousin hfr

1st Semple, Dippen 

2nd Buchanan, Achnaba

3rd Currie, Low Dunasherry

Any other breed hfr

1st Lines, Killocraw

Pen of Four blks

1st Semple, Dippen

2nd Lines, Killocraw

3rd Ronald, East Laggan

Champion

Lines, Killocraw (BRB)

Reserve Champion

Semple, Dippen (Lim) hfr

Best Opposite Sex to Champion

Semple Dippen (Char) blk

Bullocks averaged 251.59ppk to 313.80p for a 290kg LimX from Auchgoyle and £1390 for a 615kg CHX from Balegreggan.

Heifers averaged 246.47ppk to 303.90p for a 408kg LimX from Strathnafanaig and to £1350 for a 585kg CHX from Balegreggan.

Top Prices (Bullocks)

PPH- Carskiey (AA) £1350, £1320; Killocraw (BRB) £1100, £1080; Balegreggan (Char) £1390, £1360; Tangasdale (Gal) £1110; Dippen (Lim) £1210 & Uigle (Lim) £1200; Balegreggan (Sim) £1170 & Strath (Sim) £1160

PPK- Point (AA) 277.30p & 262.50p; Ruaig (BRB) 308.20p & Killocraw (BRB) 269.60p; Point (Char) 291p & Couston (Char) 280.40p; Auchgoyle (Lim) 313.80p & Scoor 295.90p; Kildalloig (Lui) 273.40p & 268p; Barnakill (SH) 258.30p; Killdaloig (Sim) 268p & Duallin 248.70p.

Top Prices (Heifers)

PPH- Killocraw (BRB) £1250; Balegreggan (Char) £1350 & £1340; Uigle (Lim) £1310 & £1260; Kildalloig (Lui) £820; Duallin (Sim) £960.

PPK- Point (AA) 239.9p & Kildalloig (AA) 235.6p; Killocraw (BRB) 300.50p & 264.70p; Dippen (Char) 291.70p & Couston 276.50p; Strathnafaniag (Lim) 303.90p & Achnaba (Lim) 302.20p; Muckairn (Sim) 256.50p & Starth (Sim) 251.40p.

Breeding Cattle 

Ledcharrie (Cow with hfr calf) £1520.

Ledcharrie (Cow with blk calf) £1270 

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