REPORT FOR SALE HELD AT CALEDONIAN MARTS LTD
Thursday 4th January 2018
208 CATTLE SOLD 208
Comprising 116 Prime Bullocks, Heifers and Young Bulls, 76 Cast Cows and Bulls, and 16 Calves.
Prime Cattle of all Classes upheld the prices achieved throughout December unlike some establishments!!!!
Bullocks averaged 217p
Heifers averaged 224p
Beef Bulls averaged 205p
Beef Cows averaged 124p
Dairy Cows averaged 89p
Bullocks sold to 242ppkg for a British Blue from Todhall, Cupar to J Hastie, Butcher, Markinch and to an astonishing £1716 for a Limousin from South Flanders, Kippen.
Heifers sold to 245ppkg (twice) for Limousins from Learielaw, Broxburn and Upper Kinneil, Linlithgow both selling to Hugh A Black & Son, Stirling also to £1618 gross for a Limousin from Learielaw.
Bulls sold to 208ppkg for a Limousin from Dyke, Milton of Campsie and to £1672 for the same animal.
240p Easter Ochtermuthill & Learielaw
238p Moorfield & Easter Ochtermuthill
230p Faskine & Moorfield
228p Spittal (Gardner), Candermains, Learielaw & Easterton (Owen)
225p Candermains, Faskine, Moorfield, Spittal & Todhall
222p Seggarsdean, Parkfergus & Faskine
242p Borlick & Easter Ochtermuthill
240p Meadowend & Knockhouse
238p (Twice) Knockhouse, South Woodlane, Learielaw, Meadowend & Bankhead (Kerr)
235p Borlick, Spittal & Knockhouse
232p South Woodlane & Easter Ochtermuthill
230p Wester Carmuirs, South Woodlane & Bankhead
228p Over Inzevar, Upper Kinneil & Easterton
Prices per Head;
£1632 South Flanders
£1630 & £1608 Balkaithly
£1560 & £1550 Learielaw
£1587 & £1577 Easter Ochtermuthill
£1550 Upper Kinneil
Also forward were 76 Cast Cows and Bulls.
Beef cows averaged 124p selling to 177p for a Limousin from M Jack, Carriston, Star of Markinch and to £1500 again for a Limousin from A & K Farming, West Woodlane, Gargunnock.
Dairy cows averaged 89p selling to 118p from A Sibbald, Greenrigg, Lochgreen and to £800 from the same home.
Other leading Prices
Beef Cows per head
£1460 Upper Kinneil
£1300 & £1150 West Woodlane
Beef Cows per kilo
166p Upper Kinneil
159p, 156p & 153p West Woodlane
Dairy Cows per head
£730 & £690 Blairmains
£690 Greenrigg (Twice) & Summerhouse
Dairy Cows per kilo
104p Greenrigg & Summerhouse
103p Blairmains & Greenrigg
Also forward were 16 Calves, both Beef & Dairy
Top price of the day was £190 for an AAx Heifer calf from J B Steel, Kibbleston, Renfrewshire.
Other Leading Prices;
£180 Shankhead (AA)
£72 Kibbleston (AAx)
£60 Kibbleston (BBx)
£62 Nyadd (Twice)
The next sale of Calves will be Thursday 18th January 2018. For more information please contact Laura Bailey on 07561 305922 for more information.
Caledonian Marts Ltd
Millhall Auction Mart
Tel: 01786 450922
Fax: 01786 473332
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Company No. SCO501316