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Livestock Sales Reports - Oban Livestock Centre

Saturday 6 June 2020

United Auctions (Saturday 6 June 2020) sold 241 Store cattle, 31 Breeding cattle, 553 Ewes and lambs and 430 feeding sheep.

Bullocks averaged £826.81 per head and sold to £1130 for a 512kg, CharX from M/s Epps, Ardnave Farm, Islay. Heifers averaged £737.70 per head and sold to £970 for a 362g, LimX also from M/s Epps, Ardnave Farm. Bullocks averaged 253.73p/kg to a top of 325.80p/kg for a 198kg, LimX from F Boa, Antuim, Mull and Heifers averaged 241.91p/kg to 289p/kg for 2, 176.50kg, Lim crosses from H Boa, Antuim, Mull. Breeding Cattle sold to £2250 for a SimX heifer with bull calf at foot from D Dempster, Barguillean Farm, Taynuilt. Ewes and lambs sold to £81/life for TexX ewes and twins from The Execs of The Late D MacDougall, Strathorchy, Dalmally.  Whilst keeping with current legislation and social distancing, the Market was full to capacity.  With such a strong force of buyers in attendance, all classes of stock sold readily and to sellers advantage.
Leading Prices
Bullocks per Head – AAx - £1005, £975(4), £880(5), Ardnacross. BSx - £1035, Innishewan; £970(2), £815(4), Auchlyne. CHARx - £1130, £1100(2), £1065, £1020(2), £980, £960(2), £950, £935(2), £905(2), Ardnave Farm. LIMx - £1065, £1040, £1010(3), £960(4), £960(3), Ardnave Farm; £955(4), Achnaba Farm; £940, Dall Farm. SALx - £885, Barnakill. SIMx - £930, Achnacone; £930(4), Cornaigmore, Coll; £900(4), Barguillean; £830(2), Cornaigmore, Coll.
Heifers per Head – AAx - £820, Ardnacross. BSx - £910, £865(2), £800(5), Auchlyne. CHARx - £965, £950, Ardnave Farm; £945, Salum, Tiree; £945(3), £940, Ardnave Farm; £905, Salum, Tiree. LIMx - £970, £960, Ardnave Farm; £960, Ardchatten HF; £945(2), Ardnave Farm; £910(2), Achnaba Farm; £905, Ardnave Farm. SIMx - £865(3), Cornaigmore, Coll. 
Bullocks per Kilo – AAx – 271p(2), Poltalloch; 257p, Ardnacross. BSx – 262p(2), Daltote. CHARx – 284p(2), 283p, 274p(2), Ardnave Farm; 268p(3), Barnakill; 261p, 254p(2), 253p, 248p(2), 242p, Ardnave Farm. HERx -  235p, 1 Blaich. LIMx – 326p, Antuim; 325p(2), 302p, Ardnave Farm; 301p(4), Sorisdale, Coll; 297p(2), 291p(3), Ardnave Farm; 290p(2), Antuim; 286p, Kilmalieu; 286p, Ardlarach; 286p(4), Poltalloch; 285p, Antuim; 282p(3), Poltalloch; 277p, Tullochcan; 274p, Ardlarach; 269p(2), Ardlarach. LRx – 257p(4), 254p, Antuim. SALx – 243p, Barnakill. SIMx – 287p, Cornaigmore, Coll; 271p(2), Sandaig, Tiree; 270p(2), 260p(4), Cornaigmore, Coll; 257p(2), Sandaig, Tiree; 257p(3), Ardnacross; 256p, Ellary Farms; 253p(4), Barguillean.
Heifers per Kilo – AAx – 248p(4), Ardnacross. BSx – 239p(2), 237p(3), Auchlyne. CHARx – 280p(2), 268p, 260p(3), Ardnave Farm; 259p(2), Tullochcan; 256p(3), 255p, 254p, Ardnave Farm. LIMx – 289p(2), Antuim; 286p(4), Sorisdale, Coll; 276p, Tullochcan; 274p, 268p, Ardnave Farms; 265p, Kilmalieu; 260p(2), Ardnave Farm; 256p(2), Achnaba; 255p, Ardlarach; 255p, Salum, Tiree; 254p(2), 1 Knockvologan; 252p(3), Ardnave Farms; 251p(2), 1 Knockvologan. LUIx – 235p, Aird Farm. SIMx – 259p, Cornaigmore, Coll; 257p(3), Sandaig, Tiree; 256p(3), 255p(2), Cornaigmore, Coll; 246p(2), Sandaig, Tiree.
Breeding Cattle – Heifers with Calves - £2250, £2150, Barguillean; £2000(3), Innishewan Farms
Cows with Calves - £1300, £1280, Barguillean; £1300, 16 Eoligarry, Barra; £1280(2), £1200(2), £1150, Kilvaree; £1180, £1100, Ellary Farms; £1080, Dalrannoch; £1060, Barguillean & Barnakill; £1050, Kilvaree.

Ewes with Twin Lambs at foot – per life – Cross - £81, Strathorchy; £70, Ellary Estate; £64, 24 Balephetrish, Tiree; ; £62, Kilvaree; £61, High Balantyre; £61, Strathorchy; £60, Maam Farm; £59, £58, 83 Borve, Barra; £54, Gribun, Tiree; £54, Clachan, Tiree;  £54, 12 Ardveenish, Barra. BF - £46, Clachan, Tiree; £46, Kilvaree; £45, Creag A Mhadaidh; £45, Barbreck; £44, 15 Ardmhor, Barra; £43, 13 Ardveenish, Barra; £40, Ellary Estate.
Ewes with Single Lambs at foot – per life – Cross - £76, £72, £70, £60, Dunans; £66, Ellary Estate; £61, 83 Borve; £60, High Balantyre; £63, £60, Strathorchy; £58, Clachan, Tiree; £58, 83 Borve, Barra; £58, Maam, £58, 17 St Brendan Road, Barra; £56, Strathorchy; £56, Strathorchy; £52, 4 Glebe Hill; £50, 4 Middlequarter, Uist; £50, 6 Leanish, Barra; £50, 17 St Brendan Road, Barra. BF - £51, Barbreck; £50, 83 Borve, Barra; £50, Clachan, Tiree; £50, Maam Farm; £50, Ellary Estate; £48, 24 Balephetrish, Tiree; £48, Creag A Mhadaidh; £44, Ellary Estates.
Hoggs – Suffx - £78.50, Kilbride Farm; £71.00 – 4 Middlequarter, N Uist. TexX -£80, Clachan, Tiree. CHEV - £70.00, Maam Farm. Mule - £67.00, Maam Farm. BF - £60.00, Fiart; £59.00, Stroneskar.
Feeding Ewes – SuffX - £77, 7 Middlequarter, N Uist. TexX - £88, High Balantyre; £85, Barcaldine HF; £70, Tyree; £70, 56 Tangasdale, Barra. Chev - £69, Balligarve; £66, Stalker Cottage; £65, Balnagown; £63, 56 Tangasdale, Barra. Cross - £64, High Balantyre; £63, 15 Ardmhor, Barra; £63, 56 Tangasdale, Barra. Mule - £68, Lusraganbeag; £65, 83 Borve, Barra; £62, Balligarve; £62, Oban Seil Croft; £60, Ricruin. BF - £69, Dunrostan; £67, Fiart; £64, Brackley; £57, Dunrostan; £56, Musdale.

Saturday 9 May  2020

United Auctions (Saturday 9 May 2020) sold 314 store cattle and 616 sheep of all classes. 

Bullocks averaged £727.85 per head and sold £1105 for a 570kg, SimX from A J Morrison, 10 Eoligarry, Barra. 
Heifers averaged £701 per head and sold to £1120 for a 547kg, HerX from A & AH MacPhail, Clachan, Tiree. 
Bullocks averaged 232.74ppk and were topped twice 308.5 p/k, first by W MacPherson, Scostown with a pen of 4 AAX, weighing 201kg and secondly M/s Troughton & Co, Ardachy for a pen of 4 LimX, weighing 282kg. 
Heifers averaged 214.67ppk to a top of 288.50p/kg for a 260kg, LimX from I & R Malcolm, Poltalloch. 

This sale incorporated the annual Oban, Dalmally & Tiree May sales due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and attracted a large following of buyers for both the cattle & sheep section.  All classes of stock were easily sold at satisfactory levels.

Leading prices per head:
BLKS – AAx - £880, Craig, Dalmally; £810, £755, Poltalloch. BSx - £840, Glencreran Estate; £840, Barnakill; £830(3), Glencreran Estate; £810(3), Poltalloch; £810, Barnakill. BRBx - £910, Tyree; £840, Innisaig. BAx - £830, Shenavallie. CHARx - £970, Fearnoch; £945(2), Garaphail, Tiree; £940, £935, Salum, Tiree; £930(2), Barnakill; £905, Dunans; £885, Salum, Tiree; £865, Barnakill; £820(2), Dunans. LIMx - £1030, Achnaba; £980, Inverfolla; £970, Tyree; £920, Ardachy; £905(2), Inverfolla; £900, Clachan, Tiree; £890, Tyree; £880(3), Ardachy; £880, Duncroisk; £870(4), Ardachy; £870, Duncroisk; £850, Ardachy; £845, Aird; £845(2), Craig, Dalmally; £840, Glencreran Estate; £820(2), £815, Duncroisk; £805, Craig, Dalmally. LUIx - £940(2), 2 Bonawe Croft; £840, Barnakill. SALx - £860, Dunans; £810, Barnakill. SIMx - £1105, 10 Eoligarry, Barra; £830(3), £825(7), Glencreran Estate; £805, Brough; £805(2), Achnacone.
HFRS – AAx - £700(4), Kilbride (Balvicar). BSx - £825, Caolas, Onich. BRBx - £980, £930, Tyree. BAx - £780, Shenavallie. CHARx - £930, Barnakill; £860(2), Fearnoch; £820(6), Barnakill. HERx - £1120(2), £1050, £1010(2), £1000, Clachan, Tiree. LIMx - £1000, Clachan, Tiree; £940, Achnaba; £830, Ardachy; £800, Craig, Dalmally. LUIx - £840(2), 2 Bonawe Croft. SIMx - £1100, Tigh Na Cille.

Leading prices per Kilo:
BLKS – AAx – 308.5p(4), Scotstown; 235.5p, 232.3p, Poltalloch; 220.5p, Lochnell HF. BSx – 278.9p, 257.8p(3), Glencreran Estate; 256.8p, Inshaig; 250.4p, Glencreran Estate; 235.50(3), 232.3p, Poltalloch. BRBx – 297.3p(5), Ardachy; 272.5p, Tyree; 240.6p, Shenavallie. BAx – 251.7p, Shenavallie. CHARx – 250p, 245.8p, Salum, Tiree; 239.8p(2), Dunans; 239.7p, Salum; 231.3p, Barnakill. LIMx – 308.5p(4), Ardachy; 300.7p, Tyree; 293p(2), Aird; 288.5p(3), Ardachy; 277p, 10 Eoligarry, Barra; 272.4p, 271.4p, Ardachy; 270.1p, Innisaig; 260.8p, Tyree; 259.6p(3), Ardachy; 257.9p, 257.3p, Duncroisk; 255.2p, 10 Eoligarry, Barra; 255.1p, Ardachy; 250.4p, Glencreran Estate; 250p(2), Aird; 250p(2), Duncroisk; 249.3p(2), 248.4p, Craig, Dalmally; 240.8p, Garaphail, Tiree; 238.2p, Craig, Dalmally; 236p, Aird; 230.2p, Duncroisk. LUIx – 252.2p(4), Ardencaple. SALx – 237.6p, Dunans. SIMx – 280.8p(6), 278.9p(4), Glencreran Estate; 275.7p, 269p(2), Brough; 266.1p(7), 264.2p(3), Glencreran Estate; 262p, Ardencaple; 258.3p(2), 257.8p(3), Glencreran Estate; 251.8p(2), Saulmore; 250p – Aird; 249.2p(2), Glencreran Estate; 244.9p, Kilbride; 238.1p, Achnacreemore; 234p(2), Achnacone.
HFRS – AAx – 243.8p(4), Scotstown. BSx – 229.9p, Glencreran Estate. BRBx – 243.5p, Tyree. CHARx – 222.4p(2), Dunans. LIMx – 288.5p, Poltalloch; 266.2p, Tyree; 250.9p(2), Dall; 241p, Achnaba; 240.4p, 10 Eoligarry, Barra; 240.10p, Aird; 239p(3), Ardachy; 238p, Innisaig; 237p, Poltalloch; 236.6p, Dall; 235.8p, 234.4p, 233p(2), Ardachy; 231.1p, Craig, Dalmally; 230.6p, Ardachy. LUIx – 220.5p(3), Aird. SIMx – 253.3p(4), 251.1p(3), Glencreran Estate; 243.9p, 3a Caolis, Tiree. 

Gimmers with lambs at foot – CHEV: £120, Ben Alder Estate.
Hoggs – SUFFx - £88, £80, Salum, Tiree; £79, Kiloran Farmers; £77, Tyree. TEXx – £72, 3 Baleullin, Tiree; £72, Tyree; £72, Dalnafeidh Croft. CHEV - £74, Ballard, Coll; £66, Aird; £66, Daltote; £65.50, Glenamachrie; £65, £62, 6 Leanish, Barra; £62, Dunach Estate. CROSS - £51, Dunach Estate. MULE - £69, Blarmafoldach. BF - £69, Aird, £67, Kiloran Farmers; £61, 6 Leanish, Barra. 
Wedders – CHEV - £79, Croish, Tiree.
Ewes – SUFFx - £91, Kilbride; £89, Garaphail, Tiree; £87, Kilbride; £68, Kiloran Farmers; £60, Garaphail, Tiree. BELTx - £60, Pennygown. TEXx - £92, Tyree, £88, Ruaig, Tiree; £78, Achnacreemore; £76, Aird; £68, 3a Caolis, Tiree; £62, Glenamachrie; £60, Aird. CHEV - £80, Kilbride; £78, £76, Pennygown; £76, Aird; £71, 83 Bore, Barra; £69, Garaphail, Tiree; £68, Gribun, Tiree; £67, Ballard, Coll; £61, Achnamonie. CROSS - £74, Hillcrest, Tiree; £61, Aird; £60, 3 Kenovay, Tiree.  ZWA - £62, 3 Kenovay, Tiree. MULE - £88, Pennygown; £76, Salum, Tiree: £76, Ruaig, Tiree; £76, Aird; £74, Garaphail, Tiree; £66, Kiloran Farmers. BF - £64, Dunolliebeag; £61, 3 Balevullin, Tiree.

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