REPORT FOR SALE HELD AT CALEDONIAN MARTS LTD
Thursday 5th July 2018
158 CATTLE 158
Comprising 50 Prime Bullocks & Heifers to include 2 Young Bulls, 86 Cast Cows & Bulls, and 22 Calves.
Prime Cattle proved exceptionally short of buyers requirements.
Prime Bullocks averaged 230p
Prime Heifers averaged 236p
Beef Cows averaged 139p
Dairy Cows averaged 112p
Cast Bulls averaged 110p
Bullocks sold to 262p for a Limousin from W Pettigrew, Faskine, Airdrie purchased by D Campbell & Son Butcher, Callander and to £1626 for a Limousin from A S Hay, Mains of Cultmalundie, Tibbermore to Buffalo Farm.
Heifers also sold to 262p for a Limousin from D Dickinson, Brockwoodlees, Canonbie purchased by T Johnston Butchers, Falkirk and to £1646 for a Limousin from Mains of Cultmalundie to Hugh A Black & Sons, Stirling.
Bullocks per kilo
260p & 250p Brockwoodlees
252p & 245p Creochill
242p Mains of Cultmalundie
235p Rathillet & Mawcarse
Heifers per kilo
258p Mains of Cultmalundie & Brockwoodlees
250p Overton & Faskine
248p & 240p (Twice) Merrick
235p (Three Times) Merrick & Rathillet
Also forward were 86 OTM's, Cast Cows and Bulls.
Beef cows sold to £1270 for a Limousin from Iain D Johnston, Kirkton Farm, Falkirk and to 158.5ppkg also for a Limousin from C McKechnie, France Farm, Gartocharn to average 139ppkg
Dairy cows sold to £1110 from T Greer & Son, Wharlawhill Farm, Fossoway and to 150ppkg from J Craig, Carneil Farm, Carnock to average 112p.
Cast Bulls sold to £1620 for a Charolais from Blairsgreen Farm Ltd, Saline and to 110ppkg for the same animal.
Other leading prices:
Beef Cows per head:
£1230 Nether Strathkinnes & Offers
£1160 Easterton (Owen) & Offers
£1080 Merrick (Portpatrick)
£1050 Glenstockadale (Stranraer)
Beef Cows per kilo:
156p Glenstockadale & Offers
152p Overton (Denny)
151p Nether Strathkinnes
150p Knocknain (Leswalt)
Dairy cows per head:
£840 Boclair & Carneil
£790 High Cattadale (Campbeltown)
Dairy Cows per kilo:
128p High Cattadale
22 Calves were also forward at our fortnightly sale. A top price of £350 was reached for a Simmental Bullock Calf from Your Local Farm, Balquhatstone Mains, Slamannan.
Other Leading Prices;
British Blue - £240 Boquhan
British Blue - £265 & £255 Boquhan
Friesian - £60 Barbeth
Friesian - £45 Nyadd
Friesian - £40 Plean
Next sale of calves will be held on Thursday 19th July. For more information please contact David Erskine on 07900 435700.
Caledonian Marts LtdAuctioneers & ValuersStirling Auction CentreStirlingFK7 7LS
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