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Livestock Sales Reports - Islay

United Auctions (Saturday 14th April 2018) held their second sale of 571 grazing cattle at Islay Auction Mart.  

A good selection of grazing type cattle sold to a good turnout of mainland buyers.  Bullocks sold to average 246.17ppk or £916.60 per head (+ 4.34ppk or £44.07).  Heifers sold to average 235.35p or £790.93 (+ 3.6p or £13.34 per head).  Bullocks from Tallant sold to 297p whilst Island Farm led the prices per head in this section at £1180.  Heifers sold to 276p, also from Tallant and Coilabus (Carmichael) sold their heifers to £1100.

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: £1110(5) & £1090(5) – Craigens : £1060(8) – Ballimartin : £1040(5) – Craigens : £1030(11) – Octomore : £1000 – Ballimartin(7), Sunderland(2) & Craigens(7) : £990(5) – Ballimartin : £980 – Craigens(9) & Tallant : £970(6) – Craigens : £960(14) – Octomore : £940(5) – Craigens.

BRBx: £940(3) – Sunderland.

CHARx: £1020(11) – Craigfad : £1000 – Craigens : £990(7) & £980 – Tallant : £970 – Craigens.

LIMx: £1100 – Island Farm : £1100 – Octomore : £1070 – Coillabus (A Carmichael) : £1060(2) – Corrary : £1030 – Lossit(5), Octomore & Corrary  : £1020 & £1000(2) – Lossit : £1000(4) – Kilchiaran : £990(2) – Corrary : £980(8) – Tallant : £980(9) – Ballimartin : £960(2) – Octomore : £950(8) – Ballychatrigan.

SIMx: £1180 – Island Farm : £990(4) – Corrary.

HEIFERS

AAx: £980(10) – Octomore : £950(2) & £900(3) – Craigens : £900(8) – Octomore.

BRBx: £840(5) – Sunderland.

CHARx: £1050 – West End : £910 – Tallant.

LIMx: £1100 & £960 – Coillabus : £950(5) – Lossit : £940(2) & £920(7) – Kilchiaran : £920 – Ballychattrigan : £920(6) – Lossit : £900(2) – Corrary.

SIMx: £800(2) – Kilchiaran. 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: 297p & 263p(2) – Tallant : 252p(6), 249p(5) & 248p(5) – Craigens : 246p(14) – Octomore : 245p(14), 244p(4), 243p(11) & 242p(5) – Craigens : 242p(7) – Ballimartin : 240p(14) – Craigens.

BRBx: 246p(2) & 243p(7) – Sunderland.

CHARx: 297p(8) – Tallant : 279p(2) – Ballinaby : 268p – Tallant : 265p(3) – Ballinaby : 254p(11) – Craigfad : 252p – Craigens : 247p(3) – Craigfad(3) : 245p – Craigens.

LIMx: 297p(12) – Tallant : 274p – Achnaclach : 273p – Duich : 271p(2) – Lossit : 269p(10) & 268p(5) – Kilbride : 267p(2) – Mansefield : 266p – Lossit : 264p(4) – Tallant : 261p(9) – Ballimartin.

LUINGx: 269p(2) – Duich.

SIMx: 251p(4) – Corrary.

HEIFERS

AAx: 249p(2) – Craigens.

CHARx: 276p(5) & 267p – Mansefield : 265p(6) & 264p(6) – Ballinaby : 260p(3) – Tallant.

LIMx: 276p(3) – Tallant : 267p(7) – Mansefield : 261p(6) – Tallant : 259p(3) – Kilbride : 258p(6) – Lossit.

LUINGx: 254p(4) – Duich.

SIMx: 240p(2) – Kilchiaran Farm

 

United Auctions (Saturday 10th March 2018) held their annual early spring sale of grazing cattle at Islay Auction Mart when they sold 898 head.  A good show of quality grazing cattle was presented to the regular strong force of mainland buyers.  Cattle in general were lighter on the year.  Bullocks sold to average £853.79 per head or 250.2p per kilo (down £38.10 per head and up 6.7p per kilo). Heifers averaged £774.50 per head or 234.1p per kilo (up £8.52 per head and 3.83p per kilo).  Bullocks sold to £1200 from Craigfad & Lossit and to 309p per kilo from Aoradh.  Heifers from Craigfad sold to £1180 whilst Starchmill sold Heifers to 279p per kilo.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

AAx: £1030 – Tallant : £1000(2) – Octomore : £960(7) – Aoradh : £940(6) – Octofad : £920(2) – Tallant : £910 – Uiskentuie.

CHARx: £1200 – Tallant & Craigfad(3) : £1150(2) – Octofad : £1080 – Tallant : £1030(8) – Craigens : £1020 – Eorrabus : £990(2) – Tallant : £980(5) – Eorrabus : £970 – Aoradh(6) & Craigens(6).

LIMx: £1200(7) & £1190(7) – Lossit : £1180 – Octofad : £1140 – Ardbeg : £1120(2) – Craigfad : £1100 – Ardbeg : £1090 – Balaclava(2) & Ardbeg(2) : £1080 – Lossit(4) & Balaclava : £1050(10) – Octofad : £1040 – Tallant(2) & Starchmill(2) : £1030 – Ardbeg : £1020(2) – Starchmill : £990 – Tallant(3) & Eorrabus(6) : £980 – Eorrabus, Aoradh(4) & Balaclava : £970 – Octofad & Blackrock(6) : £960 – Kilchiaran(5) & Starchmill : £950 – Balaclava(2), Ardbeg(4) & Aoradh(3).

LUINGx: £730(9) – Duich.

SIMx: £900(4) – Carrabus.

 

HEIFERS

AAx: £1000(2) – Eorrabus.

BAx: £840(2) – Eorrabus.

CHARx: £1180(2) & £1130(5) – Craigfad : £1000 – Tallant : £970(3) – Octofad : £950 – Tallant & Craigens(6).

LIMx: £1100 – Eorrabus : £1020(2) – Starchmill : £1000(13) – Lossit : £970 – Octofad : £960 – Starchmill, Kilchiaran(3) & Uiskentuie.

 

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

AAx: 282p(5) – Tallant : 272p(7) & 262p(9) – Aoradh : 256p(2) – Tallant : 255p – Uiskentuie : 253p – Ballinaby.

CHARx: 286p(5) & 279p(5) – Aoradh : 274p(2) & 271p – Tallant : 271p(4) – Aoradh : 270p(5) – Eorrabus : 269p(7) – Ballinaby : 263p(4) – Craigens : 261p(3) – Ballinaby : 258p(6) – Aoradh : 257p – Carrabus(2) & Claggan(2) : 255p(8) & 254p(6) – Craigens : 251p(2) – Eorrabus : 250p(2) – Aoradh.

LIMx: 309p(3) – Aoradh : 302p, 294p & 293p(2) – Ardbeg : 292p(2) – Uiskentuie : 286p – Ardbeg : 284p – Tallant(5) & Lossit(4) : 282p – Ardbeg(5), Smaladh & Tallant(2) : 281p – Uiskentuie(2), Tallant(4) & Duich(7) : 278p – Blackrock(7) & Lossit : 277p – Claggan : 276p(2) – Ardbeg : 275p – Aoradh(10) & Octofad(6) : 273p – Ardbeg(2) & Lossit(7) : 272p – Ardbeg(8) & Tallant(3) : 271p – Claggan & Tallant(2) : 270p – Tallant(5), Aoradh & Eorrabus : 269p & 268p(3) – Kinnabus : 265p – Smaladh & Aoradh(4) : 264p(6) – Blackrock : 263p – Octofad(9) & Duich(9) : 262p – Ardbeg, Tallant(4) & Grulinbeg : 261p – Starchmill(3) & Eorrabus(8) : 260p – Tallant(2) & Octofad(4) : 256p – Octofad(6) & Balaclava : 255p – Eorrabus(5) & Uiskentuie(4) : 253p – Starchmill(2) & Ardbeg(4) : 252p – Sannaigmore, Tallant(2) & Aoradh(3) : 251p – Starchmill & Eorrabus : 250p – Starchmill(2) & Carrabus.

LUINGx: 263p(6) & 262p(9) – Duich.

SIMx: 252p – Sannaigmore : 248p – Carrabus.

 

HEIFERS

AAx: 248p & 230p – Craigens.

CHARx: 274p(3) – Tallant : 273p(6), 268p(4), 264p(4) & 260p(9) – Aoradh : 258p – Ballinaby(5) & Aoradh(12) : 257p(2) – Aoradh : 256p(2) – Tallant : 255p(3) – Aoradh : 251p(9) – Octofad : 250p – Aoradh : 248p – Craigens(5) & Octofad(5) : 240p(20) – Eorrabus.

LIMx: 279p – Starchmill : 276p(2) – Ardbeg : 261p – Starchmill : 260p(3) & 259p(2) – Tallant : 257p(6) – Ardbeg : 255p – Aoradh : 254p(13) – Lossit : 251p – Ardbeg : 250p – Starchmill(2), Ardbeg, Kinnabus(6) & Grulinbeg(2) : 249p – Ardbeg(6) & Blackrock(4) : 248p – Tallant, Octofad & Aoradh(6) : 247p(5) – Starchmill : 245p(3) – Smaladh : 243p(9) – Uiskentuie : 241p(8) & 240p(3) – Eorrabus.

 
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