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Livestock Sales Reports - Dalmally

 

Friday 17th August 2018

United Auctions (Friday 17th August 2018) held their opening sale of all classes Lambs & Sheep.  

A good show of quality bred lambs was on offer although most lots lacked flesh and weight on the year.  Lambs sold to £66 per head for Texel Crosses from Lephinkill.  The sale average was £48.59 per head or 167.65 pence per kilo (- £3.59 per head or 3 pence per kilo).
Principal Lots Prices:

LAMBS PER HEAD
SUFF X Duallin - £62.50 & £58.50: Blarmafoldach - £56: Corncrake Cottage, Colonsay - £55: Drumclach, Colonsay - £54: Couston Farming - £50
TEXEL X Lephinkill - £66: Tombuie - £62: Keilbeg - £59.50: Barguillean - £59: Duallin - £58: Ichrachan - £58: 
MULE Duallin - £52
BLACKFACE Keilator - £38: Blaimafoldach - £37: Innisheroch - £37
LEADING PRICES PER KILO
SUFF X Drumclach – 180p £ 178p: Couston – 177p: Duallin – 175p: Blarmafoldach – 173p: 
TEXEL X Barguillean – 197p: Couston – 188p: Blarghour – 184p: Duallin – 184p: Ichrachan – 183p: Duallin – 182p: 
CHEVIOT X Tigh-Airigh, Fort William – 171p: 
CROSS Blarmafoldach – 177p: Couston – 164p: Duallin – 163p: 
BLACKFACE Keillator – 129p: Couston - 119
 

Friday 27th July 2018

United Auctions (Friday 27th July 2018) annual Dalmally Fair Day show and sale sold 361 head of cattle.  
Judge was Mr William Cameron, Burnside, Keith Considering the very recent dry weather and the lack of grass and winter feed all classes sold well.

Bullocks (210) averaged 228.2ppk selling to 266.4ppk for a BBX from Killocraw and to £1260 for a AAX from Balegreggan.
Heifers (130) averaged 213.9ppk selling to 291p for a LimX from Uigle and to £1290 for a LimX from Dippen.

Top prices:
Bullocks (£ph)
Balegreggan (AAX) £1260, (AAX) £1240, (AAX) £1190, (CharX) £1240, (CharX & SimX) £1200, (CharX) £1180;  Dippen (LimX & BBX) £1220

Bullocks (ppk)
Killocraw (BBX) 266.4p;  Achnaba (LimX) 264.4p; East Laggan (CharX) 264.3p; Poltalloch (AAX) 237.8p; Duallin (SimX) 217.5p

Heifers (£ph)
Dippen (LimX) £1290; Balegreggan (CharX) £1210; Killocraw (BBX) £1200; Balegreggan (AAX) £1080 & (SimX) £1060

Heifers (ppk)
Uigle (LimX) 291p;  Killocraw 277.3p; East Laggan (CharX) 240.3p; Duallin (SimX) 220.5p; Balegreggan (AAX) 197.3p

Breeding cattle (21)
Heifer with bull calf at foot £1580 Laggan Farms
Heifer with heifer calf at foot £1520 Laggan Farms

Prize List
Champion (sponsored by P McKerral & Co)
Limousin bullock from Semple, Dippen

Reserve Champion (sponsored by Glenside Tractors) & best opposite sex to Champion
British Blue Cross heifer from Lines, Killocraw

Best pen of 4 cattle in yard (sponsored by Davidson Feeds Ltd)
1st Semple, Dippen
2nd Ronald, East Laggan
3rd Gillies, Ballochgair

Charolais bullock
1st Ronald, East Laggan
2nd Semple, Dippen

Limousin bullock
1st Semple, Dippen

Charolais heifer
1st Semple, Dippen
2nd Ronald, East Laggan
3rd McIntyre, Glenehervie

Limousin heifer
1st Semple, Dippen
2nd Gillies, Ballochgair

Any other breed bullock
1st Lines, Killocraw
2nd Lines, Killocraw

Any other breed heifer
1st Lines, Killocraw
 

Saturday 2nd June 2018

United Auctions (Saturday 2nd June 2018) held their annual June sale of all classes cattle & sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart when they sold 172 cattle & 902 sheep.  All classes of stock sold readily to a good ringside of buyers and at levels comparing favourably to other principal mainland centres. 

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

AAx: £840(3) – Poltalloch

BAx: £820(2) – 10 Eoligarry, Barra.

CHARx: £880 – Barnakill : £850 – Auchlyne : £800(5) – Barnakill.

LIMx: £840 – 10 Eoligarry : £830(2) – Poltalloch : £830 – Ardentraive : £810 – Tullochcan.

SHx: £820 – Barnakill.

SIMx: £830 – Ellary Estate : £820 – Barnakill.

HEIFERS

CHARx: £820 & £790(3) – Auchlyne.

LIMx: £820 – Invernahyle : £780 – 10 Eoligarry : £760(2) – Poltalloch.

SIMx: £750(2) – Barguillean Farm. 

BREEDING CATTLE

COWS & HEIFER CALVES £1900 – Dallachulish : £1150(2) – Ellary Estate.

COWS & MALE CALVES £1720 – Scoor, Mull :  £1550 – Dallachulish : £1300 – Scoor Farm : £1250 & £1220 – Dallachulish : £1200 – Scoor Farm.

HEIFERS & CALVES £1880, £1750, £1700 – Barguillean Farm

INCALF HEIFERS

£1010 & £1000 – Invernahyle. 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: 283p(3) – Poltalloch : 257p – Barnakill.

BAx: 282p(2) – 10 Eoligarry, Barra.

CHARx: 305p(5) – Barnakill.

LIMx: 321p – 10 Eoligarry : 299p(2) – Poltalloch : 282p – Ardentraive : 278p – Kilvaree Farm : 277p – Tullochcan.

SHx: 252p – Barnakill.

SIMx: 305p – Ellary Estate : 252p – Barnakill.

HEIFERS

CHARx: 258p(6) – Barnakill.

LIMx: 267p(2) – Poltalloch : 263p(2) – Tullochcan : 260p(3) – Keilbeg.

SALx: 231p(2) – Brenchoille.

SIMx: 247p(2) & 244p – Barguillean. 

EWES WITH TWIN LAMBS AT FOOT

CROSS EWES £182 & £178 – Strathorchy : £172 – Dunans : £168 – Ellary Farm : £162 – Dunans : £148 – 8 Kilkenneth, Tiree : £142 – Maam Farm : £140 – Balantyre Farm : £135 – Tombuie.

BF EWES £120 – 83 Borve : £114 – Dunans : £112 – Ellary Farm : £110 – Rhunacarn. 

EWES WITH SINGLE LAMBS AT FOOT

CROSS EWES £148 – Dunans : £135 – Strathorchy : £130 – Maam : £125 – Dunans : £118 – Strathorchy : £116 – Ellary Farms : £115 – 8 Kilkenneth, Tiree, Dunans, Tombuie & Sheiling, Barra.

BF EWES £102 – Ellary Farms : £98 – 24 Balephetrish, Tiree : £86 – Dunnans : £80 – 83 Borve : £72 – Maam : £70 – Rhunacarn, 6 Leanish, Barra & Feorline Farm.  

HOGGS

SUFFx: £60 – Corncrake Cottage, Colonsay.

TEXx: £62 – Hillcrest, Tiree : £60 – Ardsheal.

CHEV £65 – Maam Farm.

CROSS £60 – Machrins Farm, Colonsay.

BF £51 – Scallasaig, Colonsay.

 

Saturday 5th May 2018

United Auctions held their annual May sale of all classes cattle & sheep, 362 cattle and 209 all classes of sheep were sold.  

Bullocks sold to average 249.19 pence per kilo or £790 per head whilst Heifers levelled out at 235.5 pence per kilo or £734 per head.  Auchlyne’s consignment of Charolais Bullocks sold to a top of £1040 whilst the top price per kilo in this section came from Brough when their Simmental Crosses sold to 318 p per Kilo.  Heifers from Clachan, Tiree sold to £1100 per head whilst Keilator’s Simmental Heifers led this section per kilo at 294 pence.  Sheep sold at values comparing favourably to current market levels.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

AAx: £650 – Barnakill.

BSx: £730 – Ardnacross.

CHARx: £1040(5) – Auchlyne : £1010(3) – Tiraghoil : £1000(4) – Ardmaleish : £990(2) – Tiraghoil : £980(6) – Ardmaleish : £970 – Tiraghoil(2) & Auchlyne(6) : £960 – Tiraghoil(3) & Ardmaleish : £940 – Fearnoch : £910 – Tiraghoil(2) & Ardmaleish(6) : £900 – Tiraghoil.

LIMx: £960 – Craignafeoch, Tiraghoil & Ardmaleish(2) : £950 – Tiraghoil : £900 – Craig.

LRx: £650(3) – Antuim.

SALx: £910 – Craignafeoch.

SHx: £800 – Barnakill.

SIMx: £980 – Tiraghoil : £950 – Duallin : £900 – Tiraghoil.

HEIFERS

BSx: £600 – Ardnacross.

CHARx: £940(3) – Ardmaleish : £920(2) – Auchlyne : £900(3) – Ardmaleish : £890(5) – Auchlyne : £850 – Ardmaleish(8), Fearnoch & Tiraghoil(6).

HERx: £1100, £1070 & £990 – Clachan Tiree.

LIMx: £940 – Craignafeoch : £910 – Fearnoch : £890 – Croftintygan(2) & Dall(2) : £870 – Crotintygan & Fearnoch : £850(6) – Craignafeoch.

LRx: £770(7) – Sithean, Tobermory. 

SIMx: £890 – Dunans : £880 – Dunach Estate : £840 – Keilator 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: 238p – Ardentraive.

BSx: 254p – Ardnacross : 243p – Castles Estate.

CHARx:  302p – Tullochmhor : 292p & 285p – Tiraghoil : 275p – Dunans : 266p – Barnakill : 265p(3) & 262p(2) – Tiraghoil : 256p – Barnakill : 251p(6) – Auchlyne.

LIMx: 275p – Ardentraive : 268p(4) – Tiraghoil : 263p – Inverfolla : 261p – Craignafeoch : 258p – Croftintygan : 256p – Dall : 253p – Barnakill & Inverfolla.

LRx: 304p & 286p(3) – Antuim.

SHx: 253p & 232p – Barnakill.

SIMx: 318p – Brough : 298p(5) & 289p – Dunach Estate : 289p – Achnacreemore : 288p & 286p – Ardnacross : 284p & 282p – Blairmore : 279p(6) – Glenamachrie : 273p(6) – Keilator : 271p(7) – Ardnacross : 265p – Tullochmhor : 263p(2) – Inverfolla : 259p – Tiraghoil(2) & Kirkton, Taynuilt : 258p – Craig & Ardnacross : 257p(3) – Keilator : 253p – Ardnacross(2) & Tiraghoil(2) : 250p(2) – Barnakill.

HEIFERS

BSx: 247p – Ardnacross.

CHARx: 288p(2) & 262p – Tullochmhor : 258p(3) – Ardmaleish : 257p(3) – Dunans : 255p(2) – Tiraghoil : 251p(4) – Barnakill : 250p – Tullochmhor : 244p(2) – Dunans : 243p(4) & 242p(8) – Barnakill.

LIMx: 276p & 260p – Dallachulish : 257p – Ardentraive : 250p – Inverfolla : 244p – Ardentraive : 242p(6) – Craignafeoch : 241p – Duallin & Craig.

LRx: 288p(7) & 259p(4) – Sithean, Tobermory.

LUINGx: 233p – Woodside Croft.

SALx: 248p – Brenchoille.

SHx: 247p – Ardnacross.

SIMx: 294p(7) – Keilator : 292p(3) – Achnacreemore : 284p – Brough : 272p – Saulmore : 266p(3) – Ardnacross : 264p(4) & 259p(4) – Keilator : 256p – Duallin : 249p(2) & 247p – Dunach Estate : 246p – Dunans : 245p – Tiraghoil : 242p(3) - Ardnacross : 240p(2) – Glenmachrie.

COWS & CALVES

AAx: £890 – Ardnacross.

SHx: £950 – Ellary Farms.

IN CALF HEIFERS

LIMx: £960 – Dallachulish.

HOGGS

CHEVx: £73 – Ormsary Farmers : £59 – Tiraghoil : £58 – Ormsary Farmers : £54 – Balvicar: £50 – Curacao.

BF: £78 – Castles Estate : £74 – Woodside Croft : £65 – Drissaig : £59.50 & £56 – Ardtur : £55 – Ormsary Farmers & Ardachuple.

EWES

CHEVx: £66 – Lephinkill.

BF: £47 – Castle Estate : £41 – Lephinkill.  

 

Tuesday 13th March 2018

United Auctions held their annual March sale of 209 all classes of cattle and 218 sheep at Dalmally Auction Mart. 

With the combination of Oban & Dalmally sales held on the same day, a good turnout of buyers ensured all stock sold at satisfactory levels. Bullocks sold to 310.2p per kilo for Limousin Crosses from Aird Farm and to average at 240.15p per kilo.  Limousin Heifers from Feorline sold to 278.8p per kilo and levelled out at 229.7p per kilo. Sheep sold to levels in keeping with current values.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

CHARx: £1020 – Ardmaleish : £900 & £870(4) – Barnakill.

LIMx: £1020(2) – Lurignish : £970 – Stroneskar : £910 – Clachan Farm.

SHx: £810 – Barnakill.

SIMx: £1100 – Pitcastle Estate : £940(2) & £920(4) – Achnacone Farm

HEIFERS

CHARx: £840 – Auchlyne Farm : £800(5) – Ardmaleish.

LIMx: £1000 & £960(2) – Lurignish : £840(3) – Achnacone Farm : £800(3) – Dall Farm.

SIMx: £850 – Achnacone Farm.

COWS & CALVES £1220 (2) – Scoor Farm : £1100 – High Balantyre.

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

CHARx: 252p(2) & 247p(2) – Barnakill.

LIMx: 310p(4) – Aird Farm : 281p – Tullochcan : 280p(3) – Aird Farm : 265p – Feorline : 261p – Aird Farm : 257p(2) – Ellary Farm : 256p(2) – Boreland Farms.

SALx: 270p – Brenchoille Farm.

SHx: 258p – Ellary Farms.

SIMx: 263p – Achnacone Farm : 258p(3) – Ellary Farms : 252p – Barnakill Farm.

HEIFERS

CHARx: 246p(4) – Barnakill Farm.

LIMx: 279p – Feorline : 273p(4), 254p(5) – Aird Farm : 253p(2) & 249p(2) – Tullochcan : 246p – Achnacone Farm.

SIMx:  273p(2) – Aird Farm.

HOGGS

TEXx: £89 – Crunachy.

CROSS: £67 – Garrogie Estate.

BF: £74 – Crunachy : £67 & £63 – Garrogie Estates.

EWES

TEXx: £65 – Garvachy : £55 – Ichrachan.

RIGGS

BF: £79 – Crunachy : £75 – Meallagie. 

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