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Livestock Sales Reports - Oban Livestock Centre

Tuesday 21st August 2018

United Auctions (Tuesday 21st August 3028) held their second Sale of 3199 Lambs & Sheep at Oban Livestock Centre. 
Despite a very strong ringside of buyers being in attendance and a good show of quality bred lambs on offer, the sale average dropped £1.35 per head to level out at £49.84.  Lambs in general are lighter on the year. 
PRINCIPAL LOTS & PRICES
LAMBS
£62.50 – Tyree (D MacDonald Jnr) : £62.50 – Dunmor : £61.00 – Glenstrae : £61.00 – 56 Tangasdale, Barra : £61.00 – Ardencaple Farm.
TEXx: £69.00 – Baligarve : £64.50 – Balnagown : £62.50 – Iochdar : £62.00 – 56 Tangasdale, Barra : £62.00 – Baligarve : £61.50 – Kengharair : £61.50 – Shenavallie : £60.50 – 3 Balevullin : £60.00 – Balnagown.
CHEV: £59.50 – Drumfingal.
MULE £57.50 – Achuaran : £57.50 – Fiart.
BF £44.00 – 3 Balevullin.
CROSS
£49.00 – Iochdar.
 
EWES
SUFFx: £50.00 – Lettermore
CHEVx: £40.00 – Caddelton Farms.
BF £28.00 – Dunach Estate.

Tuesday 14th August 2018

United Auctions (Tuesday 14th August 2018) held the first sale of the season of lambs & sheep at Oban Livestock Centre.

Lambs were well presented although they lacked size and condition. The 4218 lambs sold, averaged £52.08 against £54.99 for 4021 sold last year. (- £2.91). At the show previous to the sale, Mr Tony Miller, High Games Hill Farm, judged the various classes and awarded the champion pen to Mr D MacCormick, Baligarve, Lismore for a pen of 26 Texel crosses which later realised £71.00 and purchased by Mr D Scott, Wooler.

LAMBS

SUFFx: £69.00 – Acharonich : £65.00 – Strongorm : £62.50 – Frackersaig : £62.00 – Poltalloch : £61.00 – Ardlarach, Luing : £60.50 – Balnagown Croft : £60.50 – Ardlarach, Luing : £60.00 – Acharonich : £60.00 – Frackersaig : £60.00 – Strongorm : £60.00 – Mid Farm : £60.00 – Torbhlaren.

TEXx: £78.00 – 3 Baligrundle : £74.00 & £71.00 – Baligarve : £69.50 – Keilbeg : £69.50 – Balnagown : £68.00 – Newfield : £67.00 – Barguillean : £67.00 – Baleveolan : £65.00 – Ardachy : £64.00 – 67 Tangasdale, Barra : £64.00 – Poltalloch : £63.00 – Balnagown : £63.00 – Baligrundle 2 : £63.00 – Baligarve : £63.00 – Strontoiler : £62.50 – Lusraganbeag : £62.00 – Poltalloch : £61.00 – Ardlarach, Luing : £61.00 – Strongorm : £60.50 – Newfield : £60.00 – Keilbeg : £60.00 – Ardachy.

BELTx: £73.00 – Achuaran.

CHARx: £46.00 – Creagnich : £46.00 – Barranrioch.

CHEVx: £70.50 – Caddleton Farms : £61.00 – Dunach Estate : £59.50 – Caolis, Coll : £58.50 – Caddleton Farms.

CROSS: £58.00 – 67 Tangasdale, Barra : £57.00 – Baleveolan.

MULE: £64.50 – Fiart : £59.00 – Achuaran.

EWES

TEXx: £60.00 – Strontoiler.

CHEV: £51.00 – Dunach Estate.

MULE: £40.00 – Achuaran.

Tuesday 12th June 2018

United Auctions (Tuesday 12th June 2018) held their annual June sale of 52 cattle & 732 sheep of all classes at Oban Livestock Centre.  A small and mixed show of cattle sold at levels comparing favourably to other centres.  A good offering of sheep sold well and to seller’s advantage.

BULLOCKS

AAx: £680 – Kilbride, Balvicar.

LIMx: £670 – Laggan Ulva, Mull.

SHx: £680 – Daltote.

HEIFERS

AAx: £750 – Kilbride, Balvicar.

LIMx: £730 – Ardentraive Farm.

SHx: £600 – 3 Balevullin, Tiree.

SIMx: £600 – Kilbride, Balvicar.

COWS & CALVES AT FOOT

£1550 – Ardtur : £1020 – Achnacreemore & Tyree.

EWES & LAMBS AT FOOT: £150 – Kilvaree : £100 – 9 Grean, Barra : £92 – Achnacreemore : £90 – Kirkton.

HOGGS

TEXx: £67 – 3 Balevullin, Tiree.

CHEV: £70 – Aird Farm.

CROSS: £79 & £68 – Oban Seil Farm.

BF: £62 – No 2 Holding, Barcaldine : £60 – 1 Knockvologan.

EWES

TEXx: £81 – 12 Crossapol, Tiree

CHEV: £70 – Baligrundle 2.

CROSS: £79 – Achuaran : £74 – Portcastle, Lismore .

BF: £61 – Ardlarach, Luing.

 

Tuesday 15th May 2018

United Auctions held their May Sale of all classes cattle & sheep at Oban Livestock Centre.  

A much increased entry on the year saw 217 head of cattle sold and 590 sheep which attracted a large following of buyers resulting in a satisfactory days trading for all sellers.  Bullocks sold to average 254.15ppk or £709.38 per head whilst heifers leveled out at 221.96ppk or £661.55.  Bullocks sold to 317.1ppk for Limousin Crosses from M/s Buchanan, Achnaba and to £1100 per head, also Limousin Crosses from M/s Campbell, Achnacreebeag.  Heifers sold to 282.3ppk for Limousin Crosses from Achnacreebeag and to £945 per head from the same home.  Breeding Cattle from Mr G MacCormick, Annet sold to £1700.  In the sheep section, ewes with lambs at foot from M/s McCorkindale, Scammadale sold to £135.  Mule hoggs from Mr D MacDonald, Tyree sold to £96.

TOP PRICES PER HEAD

BULLOCKS

LIMx: £1100(2), £1090 & £1080(3) – Achnacreebeag : £1080, £1070, £1060(3) & £1040 – Achnaba : £1000(2) – Ardachy : £980 – Achnacreebeag : £980(3) – Garraron & Melfort : £970 – Ardchatten : £960 & £945(2) – Achnacreebeag : £900(2) – Garraron & Melfort.

AAx: £800(2) – Ardachy.

BRBx: £1010 & £900 – Tyree.

SIMx: £810 – Feall, Coll : £800 – Ardchatten.

HEIFERS

AAx: £780 – Ardachy.

BRB: £860 & £840 – Tyree.

CHARx: £870 – Shenavallie.

LIMx: £945 & £920 – Achnacreebeag : £850 – Achnaba.

SALx: £790 – Feall, Coll.

SIMx: £880(2) – Arileod, Coll. 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: 261p, 248p(2) & 244p(2) – Ardachy.

BSx: 280p & 249p – Glenure Estate.

BRBx: 309p, 300p, 259p & 240p – Tyree.

LIMx: 317p – Achnaba : 309p(2) – Achnacreebeag : 305p(2) – Ardachy : 305p – Achnaba : 300p – Ardachy : 294p(2) – Achnacreebeag : 293p – Achnaba : 292p(2) – Ardachy : 292p(5) – Aird : 292p(3) – Garraron & Melfort : 289p(2) – Ardachy : 286p – Achnaba : 283p – Aird : 282p – Achnacreebeag : 281p – Achnaba : 280p & 277p – Achnacreebeag.

SHx: 280p(2) – Glenure Estate.

SIMx: 280p(3) – Glenure Estate.

HEIFERS

AAx: 260p(3) – Ardachy.

BRBx: 272p & 271p – Tyree.

CHARx: 247p - Shenavallie

LIMx: 281p – Achnacreebeag : 276p(3) – Ardachy : 261p(4) & 256p – Achnacreebeag : 255p – Achnaba : 251p – Achnacreebeag : 250p - Ardchatten 

SIMx: 251p(2) – Arileod, Coll : 249p(3) – Feall, Coll. 

COWS & CALVES £1700 – Annat. 

IN CALF COW £1020 & £980 – Achnacreebeag. 

HOGGS

SUFFx: £95 – Kilbride : £86 – Upper Largie : £84 – Kilbride : £80 – Tyree.

CROSS: £94 – Curacao : £89 – Aird : £82 – 1 Knockvologan : £80 – Kilbride.

BELTx: £89 – Upper Largie

TEXx: £84 – Glenamachrie : £73 – Tyree 

CHEV: £64 – Kilvaree

MULE: £96 – Tyree 

BF: £79 – Upper Largie : £77 – 1 Knockvologan : £71 – Tyree.

WEDDERS £78 – Fidden.

EWES

SUFF: £108 – Mid Farm.

TEXx:£76 – Fidden.

CROSS: £80 – Kengharair : £71 – Fidden.

BF: £64 – Fidden : £61 – Glenamachrie.

EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

MULE: £135 & £132 – Scammadale.

 

Tuesday 13th March 2018

United Auctions held their early spring sale at Oban Livestock Centre. 54 cattle sold well to a good ringside of buyers. Bullocks sold to 288pence per kilo for Limousin crosses from M/s MacNicol, Turnualt. 585 sheep were sold and all classes sold at levels in keeping with current values. 

BULLOCKS

AAx: £750 – Steall.

CHARx: £840 - Bragleenmore : £820 – Ederline.

LIMx: £860, £850(8) & £820(3) – North Ardnaclach : £720 & £710 – Turnault.

SIMx: £750(4) – Scammadale Farm.

HEIFERS

LIMx: £730(2) – North Ardnaclach.

SIMx: £680(3) – Ballard, Coll. 

OTM CATTLE £960, £880 & £820 – Torran. 

TOP PRICES PER KILO

BULLOCKS

AAx: 242p – Steall.

CHARx: 263p – Ederline Estate : 256p(2) – Bragleenmore.

LIMx: 288p & 277p – Turnault.

SIMx: 259p (3) & 253p – Scammadale. 

HEIFERS

SIMx: 212p – Torran. 

SHEEP

HOGGS

SUFFx: £75 – Achnacree Beag : £63 – Tiraghoil.

TEXx: £80 – Achaleven 

CHARx: £58 – Achaleven.

CHEV: £56 – Antuim : £51 – Ardnacross : £50 – Torloisk.

CROSS: £67 – Scammadale : £63 – Achnacree Beag : £60 – Achaleven.

BF: £48 – Musdale : £47 – Scammadale & Carnasserie : £45 – Tiraghoil : £43 – Corrylorn : £40 – Tiraghoil & Achaleven.

EWES

SUFFx: £60 – Torbhlaren.

HB: £70 – Shenavallie

TEXx: £66 – Strongorm

CHEV: £60 – Strongorm.

MULE: £66 – Ashfield.

BF: £57 – Musdale Farm : £54 – Ashfield.

RAMS

SUFF: £105 – Tiraghoil

CHEV: £77 – 6 Leanish, Barra.

BF: £88 – Corrylorn.

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