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Livestock Sales Reports - Oban Livestock Centre

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Centre Record Calf Price Set at Oban Christmas Sale
United Auctions (Tuesday 3 December 2019) held their Christmas Show and Sale when they sold 794 suckled calves and store cattle at Oban Livestock Centre. Prior to the sale, the judging was in the capable hands of Mr Gareth Scott, Meikle Ittington, Ardrossan when he awarded the Champion prize and The Cameron Livestock Quaich to D W Semple & Son, Dippen Farm, Campbeltown for their 358kg, LimX heifer which later realised £2900 (Centre Record) to J Pirrie, Blarnavaid Farm, Drymen. Bullocks sold to £1080 for a 662kg, SalX from Drumaglea Ltd., Tiree to average £667.23 (+£59.63). Heifers averaged £628.71 (+£90.99). Bullocks sold to 308p/kg for a 292kg CharX from D W Semple & Son to average 224p/kg (+13p/kg) and heifers averaged 225p/kg (+30p/kg), selling to 810p/kg for the Champion. A large following of buyers were in attendance from throughout Scotland & England which ensured all stock being cleared at highly satisfactory rates to seller’s advantage.

Mainland Bullock:
1. E & L MacGillivray, Barcaldine Home Farm
2. D W Semple & Son, Dippen Farm 
3. A & B A Campbell, Achnacree Beag, North Connel

Mainland Heifer:
1. D W Semple & Son, Dippen Farm
2. T Hamilton, Kilwhipnach, Campbeltown
3. D MacDonald, Tyree, Benderloch

Island Bullock:
1. A & I MacInnes, Ruaig, Tiree
2. R Cuninghame, Neriby, Islay
3. RSPB Aoradh Farm, Islay

Island Heifer
1. A & I MacInnes, Ruaig, Tiree
2. RSPB Aoradh, Islay
3. R Cuninghame, Neriby, Islay

CHAMPION and The Cameron Livestock Quaich
D W Semple & Son, Dippen Farm – LIMx Heifer.

RESERVE CHAMPION
A & I MacInnes, Ruaig, Tiree – LIMx Bullock.

LEADING PRICES PER HEAD
BLKS (512) – AAx - £1005, 11 Eoligarry, Barra; £795(2), Dalrannoch, Connel; £730, 2 Cleat, Barra; £720(5), Ashfield, Achnamara. BSx - £760(2), £750, £735(4), Fiart. BRBx - £1010, Barcaldine Home Farm; £920, Tyree; £915, Low Dunashery; £905, Keil Crofts. CHARx - £965, Drumaglea Ltd; £960, Neriby; £945(5), Ballochgair; £940, £900, Dippen. LIMx - £1040, Barcaldine Home Farm; £1000, Achnacree Beag; £960, Ruaig, Tiree; £960, Achnacree Beag; £960, Taychreggan; £950, Tyree; £925, Achnacree Bay; £920, Ardachy; £910, Tyree; £900, Achnacree Bay; £900(2), Tyree. LUING - £640(2), Cliad, Coll. SALx - £1080, £995(5), £890(4), Drumaglea Ltd. SIMx - £915, Kilvaree Farm; £890, Kiloran Farmers, Colonsay; £785(3), Ballard, Coll.
HFRS (278) – AAx - £610, Dalrannoch, Connel. BSHx - £755, Fiart. BRBx - £1650, £1180, £800, Tyree. CHARx - £920, Neriby; £830, Dippen; £820, Aoradh, Islay. LIMx - £2900, Dippen; £1700, Ruaig, Tiree; £1400, Dippen; £1220, Kilwhipnach; £970, Achnacree Beag; £960, Tyree; £900(5), Ardachy; £900, Dallachulish. SALx - £780, Drumaglea Ltd. SIMx - £910(2), £840, Kiloran Farmers.  

PER KILO – BLKS – AAx – 246p(5), Lochnell Home Farm; 243p(3), Ashfield Farm; 236p(4), Ballymeanach Farm; 235p, 232p, Ashfield. BSHx – 244p, East Hynish, Tiree; 243p(4), Fiart. BRBx – 263p, Tyree; 259p(3), Neriby; 255p, Ruaig, Tiree; 249p, 245p, Tyree; 237p, Neriby. CHARx – 308p, 278p, Dippen Farm; 277p(4), 272p(2), 270p(5), Neriby; 257p(4), Kinnabus Farm, Islay; 256p, Aoradh, Islay; 252p(5), Kildalloig; 250p, 247p(4), 243p(4), Neriby. LIMx – 284p, Ruaig, Tiree; 282p, Balligarve; 282p(2), 279p, 275p(4), Ardachy; 272p(10), Turnault; 271p, Ardachy; 269p, Tyree; 267p, Balligarve; 266p, Barcaldine Home Farm; 265p, Ruaig; 265p(4), Kilwhipnach; 264p, Barcaldine Home Farm; 259p(4), Ardachy; 258p, Dalvuie; 256p(8), Kilwhipnach. LUING – 232p(2), Cliad, Coll; 230p(2), Homefield Croft. SALx – 262p(8), 256p(6), Neriby. SIMx – 253p(7), 250p(3), Scammadale Farm; 245p(4), Arileod, Coll. 
HFRS – AAx – 240p, Dalvuie. BSHx – 229p(5), Tayvallich Estates. BRBx – 434p, 316p – Tyree; 247p, 241p(3), Neriby; 234p, Tyree. CHARx – 275p(2), 259p, Dippen; 254p(7), 246p, Neriby; 246p, Aoradh; 242p, Neriby. LIMx – 810p, Dippen; 578p, Ruaig; 424p, Dippen; 353p, Kilwhipnach; 322p, Tyree; 292p(5), 279p(4),  Ardachy; 279p, Kilwhipnach; 264p(2), Ardlarach; 264p, Balnagown; 256p(2), Inion Farm; 252p(4), Tyree; 249p(3), Turnault. SALx – 247p(6), 245p(6), Neriby. SIMx – 239p
 

Tuesday 26 November 2019

United Auctions (Tuesday 26 November 2019) sold 959 sheep of all classes at the last sheep sale of the year at this centre. The 559 lambs averaged £40.42 (+£7.54) and 298 Ewes averaged £34.21 (+£13.65). All classes of sheep sold very well and to an active ringside of buyers.

LAMBS – SUFFx - £68.00, Mid Farm; £60.00, Daltote; £56.00, Glebe; £55.00, Torbhlaren. TEXx - £72.00, Torbhlaren; £70.00, 15 Keil Croft; £62.00, Wood Cottage Croft; £56.00, 3 Baligrundle; £56.00, Tyree; £55.00, Achaleven. CHEV - £58.00, Gallanachmore; £58.00, 8 Kilkenneth, Tiree; £58.00, Daltote; £55.00, Burnbank. CROSS - £56.50, Kilbride Farm; £56.00, Achaleven; £55.00, Kilbride Farm; £54.00, Killiechronan Estate. MULE - £60.00, Killiechronan Estate. BF - £51.00, Gallanachmore; £51.00, Wood Cottage Croft; £50.00, Treshnish Farm.

EWES – SUFFx - £76.00, Mannal, Tiree; £75.00, Mid Farm. BFL - £68.00, Croish, Tiree. TEXx - £73.00, 15 Keil Croft. CHEV - £67.00, Croish, Tiree; £60.00, 8 Kilkenneth, Tiree; £60.00, Wood Cottage Croft; £56.00, Mid Farm. CROSS - £54.00, Torbhlaren. MULE - £47.00, Glenshellach. BF - £47.50, Burnbank; £42.00, Knock Farm; £41.00, Ensay Farm.

 

Saturday 9 November 2019

United Auctions (Saturday 9 November 2019) sold 96 head of cattle at the Luing Production Sale held on behalf of Shane Cadzow, Ardlarach (Cadzow Brothers), Isle of Luing.  This first time event drew a large following of customers which resulted in record prices and averages being obtained.
IN CALF HEIFERS (2yr old) (23) averaged £2236.96 and sold to £4200, £3255, £2625, £2520, £2310.
IN CALF HEIFERS (3yr old) (6) averaged £2318.75 and sold to £2730, £2520 (2), £2257.50.
BULLING HEIFERS (30) averaged £1550.50 and sold to £1890, £1837.50, £1785(3), £1732.50, £1680 (4), £1627.50, £1575(2).
IN CALF COWS (18) averaged £1685.83 and sold to £3202.50, £2205(3), £2100.
COWS WITH CALVES(3) averaged £1644.99 and sold to £1995, £1785.
BULLS (4) averaged £4252.50 and sold to £6300, £5250, £2730(2).

Tuesday 5 November 2019

United Auctions (Tuesday 5 November 2019) sold 1167 head of sheep, when all classes met a brisk trade.
LEADING PRICES
LAMBS – TEXx - £70.00, £67.00, Strongorm; £64.00, 2 Baligrundle. CHEV - £59.00, Strongorm; £52.00, Braefoot; £52.00, £51.50, Caddleton Farms; £51.50, £50.50, Ensay Farm. CROSS - £52.00, Caddleton Farms; £51.00, Balliemore Farm; £49.50, Glenaros Farm. MULE - £54.50, Balure of Shian; £41.00, Killiechronan Estate. BF - £52.00, Castles Estate; £47.50, Corrylorn; £47.50, Aird Farm; £45.00, Gorteneoran. 
CAST EWES – SUFF - £48.00, Balnahard. CHEV - £62.00, Burnbrae (Fionnphort); £45.00, Glenaros Farm; £40.00, Strongorm. CROSS - £48.00, Balnahard; £46.00, Lagganulva; £44.00, Ardachy. MULE - £49.00, Slaterich; £40.00, 2 Baligrundle. BF - £50.00, Slaterich; £47.00, Turnault; £41.00, Raera; £40.00, Burnbrae. 
WEDDERS – CROSS - £57.00, Achnacone. BF - £47.00, Gorteneoran. TEXx - £51.00, Newfield.

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