REPORT FOR SALE HELD AT CALEDONIAN MARTS LTD
THURSDAY 7th September 2017
174 CATTLE SOLD 174
Comprising 119 Prime Bullocks & Heifers to include 16 Young Bulls, 55 Cast Cows and Bulls, 22 Calves.
All classes of prime cattle upheld recent late rates.
Bullocks sold to a top of 248p for a Limousin from J & J Wylie, Knockhouse, Dunfermline to Hugh Black & Sons, Butchers and to £1713 for a Limousin from C Smith, South Flanders, Kippen.
Heifers also sold to 248p for a Limousin from A Pettigrew, Faskine, Airdrie to D Campbell & Son, Butcher, Callander and to £1443 for a Charolais from D Findlay, Pirnhall, Stirling.
242p & 240p Knockhouse, Faskine & Towncroft
238p Mawcarse, Balquharrage & Knockhouse
235p Borlick, Classlochie & Balquharrage
230p Barochan Cross, Easterton, Mawcarse, Towncroft & Knockhouse
240p Moorfield, West Mains ,Borlick & Classlochie
235p & 232p Borlick, Moorfield & Pirnhall
230p & 228p West Mains
222p & 220p Pirnhall & Meikle Seggie
Also forward were 55 Cast Cows and Bulls.
With a good show for quality the overall trade would be dearer on the week and many more could have been sold to sellers advantage.
Beef Cows averaged 143ppkg selling to 164.5p for a Limousin from W Dick & Sons, Mains of Throsk, Throsk and to £1280 from the same home.
Dairy Cows averaged 107p selling to 126.5p from W & M Wyllie, Broompark, West Lothian and to £920 for the same beast.
Bulls averaged 117p selling to 123.8p from H W Ronald & Son, Gartfairn, Drymen and to £1300 from Blairsgreen Farm, Saline.
Other leading prices
Beef Cows per head:
£1150 Mains of Throsk
£1140 Greenwells & Mains of Throsk
£1100 & £1050 Barochan Cross
Beef Cows per kilo:
159p Mains of Throsk
152p Wester Hassockrigg
151p Mains of Throsk
Dairy Cows per head:
£870 & £790 Broompark
Dairy Cows per kilo:
125p Blairmains & Broompark (twice)
Also forward were 22 Calves and Stirks both beef and dairy bred.
Top price went to R Denholm, Wester Lochdrum with a Limousin Bull Calf at £380
Other leading prices
Black & White Stirks
£320, £300, £300 – Wester Lochdrum
£250 (twice) - Graystale
Black & White Calves
£62 & £68 – Nyadd
£60, £60, £65, £68, £70 – Wester Lochdrum
£35 (three times) £40 (twice) – Plean
Hereford Bull Calf £250 – Drumglass
Next sale of calves will be 21st September 2017, please contact Laura Bailey 07561305922 for more information.
Caledonian Marts Ltd
Millhall Auction Mart
Tel: 01786 450922
Fax: 01786 473332
VAT Reg No. 211 8636 25
Company No. SCO501316