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Livestock Sales Reports - Lochboisdale

United Auctions (Tuesday 14th November 2017) held their annual late autumn sale of all classes cattle and sheep when a record catalogued entry resulted in 491 head of cattle and 956 sheep and lambs being sold.  

This was undoubtedly the biggest one day entry of stock booked for this market which drew stock from Barra, Eriskay, Benbecula & North Uist.  A good following of buyers present resulted in a firm trade and sellers returning home happy despite an 11 hours marathon selling.

Bullocks

AAX: 3 Howbeg - £1030; 289 Kilphedar – £980; 1 Ormiclate - £980; 3 Howbeg - £980; 289 Kilphedar - £960; 3 Gramsdale, Benbecula - £880; 92 Bualadubh - £850

BSH: 3 Vatersay, Barra - £710

CharX CROSS: 325 North Boisdale - £1070; Cnoc-an Torr - £1000; Drimore Farm - £860

Lim: 103 Carnan - £1000, £980, £970; 1 Ormiclate - £960; 103 Carnan - £950; 3 Milton - £940 & £930; 103 Carnan - £930; 101 Carnan - £930; 1 Airidhmhuillean - £910; 261 Daliburgh - £910; 101 Carnan - £900; 103 Carnan - £900; 9 Milton - £900.

ShtX: 221 Stoneybridge - £840 & £810

SimX: 3 Vatersay, Barra - £1080

Heifers

AAX:  4 Frobost - £740; 52 Balgarva - £700; 61 Bualuachrach - £700

BBX: 88 Bualadubh - £1080 & £900

CharX: 9 Milton - £840

LimX: 103 Carnan – 980; 101 Carnan - £920; 103 Carnan - £890; 61 Bualuachrach - £860; 15 Bornish - £850

ShtX: 200 Stoneybridge - £700

SimX: 7 Middlequarter, North Uist - £900

Prices per kilo

Bullocks

AAX: 6 Ormiclate – 215p; 52 Balgarva – 214p

BlondeX: Dunganachy - 284p & 256p

CharX: Drimore Farm - 240p & 237p

LimX: 10 Illeray, North Uist - 279p; Aird Illeray, North Uist - 273p, 268p & 263p; 5 Frobost -  255p; 261 Daliburgh -  254p; 101 Carnan - 254p; 15 Ormiclate -  253p; 85 Borve, Barra -  252p; 336 North Boisdale - 251p; 103 Carnan – 251p; 9 Milton – 250p

SalersX: 5 Dunganachy – 235p; 5 Vatersay, Barra – 232p

SimX: Drimore Farm – 226p; 17 Hougharry, North Uist – 224p

Heifers

AAX: 8 Kildonan – 222p

ShtX: 9/10 Drimisdale – 213p

BBX: 88 Bualadubh – 235p

BlondeX: 6 Dunganachy – 267p & 250p

CharX: Drimore Farm – 245p; Croismorag, North Uist – 224p

LimX: 103 Carnan – 258p; 12 Ormiclate – 252p; 103 Carnan – 250p; Aird Illeray – 246p; 11 Ormicalte – 244p; 5 Frobost – 244p; Drimore Farm – 242p; 103 Carnan – 241p

SalersX: Dunganachy – 250p

ShtX: 200 Stoneybridge – 264p; 5 Dunmore – 238p

Cast cows: 7 Griminish - £1120 & £1080; 1 Ormicalate £1080; 76 Ardanmonie - £1040; 301 Kilphedar - £1000; 3 Ormicalte £980; 5 Frobost - £960; 3 Bunavullin, Eriskay - £960 & £920; 291 Daliburgh £900; 289 Kilphedar - £900

In calf cows: 301 Kilphedar - £1180; 9/10 Drimisdale – £1150

Lambs

SuffX: 330 North Boisdale - £66; Truimsgarry, North Uist - £60

TexX: 32 Liniclate – £76; 6 Rhuban, Eriskay - £65; 20 West Gerinish - £64; 18 West Gerinish - £61

ChevX: 8 Gearradubh, North Uist - £62; 2/3 Airidhmhuillean - £60; 14 Balashare, North Uist - £58; 9 Baile, Eriskay - £58

Cross: Doon - £62

BF: 301 Kilphedar - £41; 465 South Lochboisdale - £40; 7 Gearradubh, North Uist - £39

Wedders: 18 West Gerinish - £100; 7 Middlequarter, North Uist - £90 & £84; 18 West Gerinish - £82; 303 Kilphedar - £79 & £72; 1 Malaclate, North Uist - £78 & £72

Cast ewes: 18 West Gerinish - £88; 14 Balashare, North Uist - £84; 330 North Boisdale - £84; Aird Illeray, North Uist - £82; Dunganachy - £76; 7 Middlequarter - £76; 32 Liniclate - £74 

 

 

United Auctions (Wednesday 20th September 2017) held their second sale of all classes’ lambs and sheep at Lochboisdale Auction Mart when they had a catalogued entry of 2077 head.  A good offering of lambs were on offer and sold well in keeping with current mainland values with the overall average dropping £1.45 per head on the year.

Lambs

SuffX: £70.50  & £64.50 – 330 North Boisdale : £63.00 – 6 Rhughasinish : £61.50 – 6 Dunganichy : £58.50 – 414 Smerclate & 6 Rhughasinish : £58.00 – 4 Middlequarter : £56.50 – 11 Aird : £54.50 – 414 Smerclate : £54.00 – 6 Rhughasinish.

TexX: £60.50 – 355 North Boisdale : £57.50 – 49 Balgarva : £57.00 – 18 West Gerinish : £55.50 – 49 Balgarva : £55.00 & £54.50  – 355 North Boisdale : £54.50 – 1 Malaglate.

Chev: £56.50 – 5 Torlum & 350 North Boisdale : £54.50 – 203 Stoneybridge & 3 South Locheynort : £53.50 – Doon & Ardkenneth : £53.00 – 1 Stilligarry.

Cross: £59.00 – 44 Linique : £55.50 – St Mary’s Bornish : £54.50 – 363 South Boisdale.

Mule: £51.00 – 5 Howmore.

BF: £43.50 – 3 South Locheynort : £40.00 – 15 West Gerinish : £38.50 – 44 Linique : £35.50 – 1 Sanwick : £34.50 – 2 Kilerivagh : £34.00 – 472 North Lochboisdale & 3 North Locheynort : £31.50 – 4 South Glendale & 7 Frobost : £30.50 – 5 Milton : £30.00 – 12 Ardveenish, Barra.

Ewes

SuffX: £68.00 – 57 Clachan.

TexX: £58.00 – 383 Garrynamonie : £51.00 – 49 Balgarva : £43.00 – 3 Bunavullin.

Chev: £54.00 – 31 Aird : £48.00 – 9 Milton : £46.00 – 203 Stoneybridge : £45.00 – 11 Aird. 

Wedders

SuffX: £45.00 – 11 Aird.

TexX: £38.00 – 355 Northboisdale.

Chev: £47.00 – 9 Milton.

Corss: £49.00 – 57 Clachan.

Gimmers

TexX: £70.00 – 355 North Boisdale.

Cross: £65.00 – 1 Craigstrome.

BF: £95.00 & £85.00 – 9 Aird. 

Rams

Chev: £110 – 9 Milton : £100(2) – Corunna, Claddach.

 

United Auctions (Saturday 2nd September 2017) held their first sale of Lambs & Sheep at Lochboisdale Auction Mart.  A catalogued entry of 2067 head sold at values in keeping to current mainland levels. A good ringside of mainland buyers were present.

Lambs

SuffX: £70.00 – 88 Bualadubh : £69.50 – 383 Garrynamonie : £59.50 – 409B Smerclate : £59.50 – Drimore Farm : £58.50 – 284 Daliburgh : £58.50 – 269 Daliburgh : £58.50 – 426 North Lochboisdale : £57.50 – Cnoc An Torr & 88 Bualadubh.

TexX:£72.00 – 88 Bualadubh : £61.50 – 6 Milton : £60.50 – 391 Garrynamonie : £59.50 – 284 Daliburgh : £59.00 – 88 Bualadubh : £58.50 – 6 Rhuban : £57.50 – 5 Ionad Cheallaidh : £57.00 – 88 Bualadubh.

Chev: £57.00 & £53.50 – Saint Peter’s Daliburgh : £52.50 – 15 Carinish : £50.00 – Cnoc An Torr.

Cross: £57.50 – 88 Bualadubh : £55.50 – 10 Frobost : £53.50 – 88 Bualadubh : £50.50 – 6 West Gerinish.

Mule: £48.00 – 88 Bualadubh.

BF: £35.00 – 371 South Boisdale.

Ewes

SuffX: £40.00 – 271 Daliburgh.

TexX:  £39.50 – 8 Peninerine : £36.50 – 391 Garrynamonie.

Chev: £33.50 – 122 Craigston : £30.00 – 117 Craigston.

Cross: £34.50 – 58 Tangasdale.

Chev Mule: £32.50 – Ormiclate & Bornish SSC.

BF: £23.50 – 4A West Kilbride.

Wedders

Chev: £35.50 – 17 St Brendan Road.

Cross: £32.50 – 17 St Brendan Road.

Rams

Lleyn: £190 – 2 Ormiclate

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