Caledonian Marts Ltd sold 129 cattle comprising of 68 Prime Bullocks, Heifers and Young Bulls and 61 OTM Cattle.
Prime Bullocks and Heifers in demand after a busy festive period, many more could have been sold to our large ringside of buyers.
Prime and OTM cattle required on a weekly basis, please contact Oliver Shearman on 07730 046252 for more information.
Prime Heifers topped at 260p for a Limousin from D S & R C Taylor, Easter Ochtermuthill, Muthill, purchased by G Kirk, Butcher, Denny and to £1537 again from Easter Ochtermuthill, purchased by H A Black & Sons, Butcher, Stirling.
Prime Bullocks reached 240p on four occasions for Limousins twice from W Dandie & Sons, Learielaw, Broxburn and D S & R C Taylor, Easter Ochtermuthill, Muthill, purchased by T Johnston, Butcher, Falkirk and D Comrie & Son, Butcher, Comrie respectively, and to £1545 from Learielaw and Easter Ochtermuthill, purchased by T Johnston, butcher, Falkirk.
Young Bulls sold to 215p for a 20 month old BB from Dalchirla Farms, Muthill, purchased by J F Finlay & Co, Wishaw and to £1475 for the same beast.
Other Leading Prices
252p Learielaw & Easter Ochtermuthill
248p Windyedge (Adam), Borlick & Learielaw
235p Moorfield & Faskine
232p Dullomuir & Borlick
218p Easter Ochtermuthill & Dullomuir
Heifers per head
£1495 Learielaw & Merrick (Wigtonshire)
£1440 Easter Ochtermuthill
Bullocks per head
£1544 Easter Ochtermuthill
£1492 Easter Ochtermuthill
Also forward were 62 OTM Cattle. Again many more could have been sold.
Finished Beef cows averaged 113p selling to 124p for a Limousin from A & K Farming, Westwoodlane , Stirling and to £1010 from the same home.
The overall average levelled out at 106p per kg.
Dairy cows averaged 89p selling to 98p from J & J Kinloch, Walton, Cardross, and to £750 from the same home.
Other leading Prices
Beef Cows per head
£900 Merrick (Wigtonshire)
Beef Cows per kilo
122p Pirnhall & Oatfield (Campbeltown)
121p Mains of Throsk & Oatfield
120p Spittal (Bilsland) & Westwoodlane
118p Oatfield and Merrick
Dairy Cows per head
£630 Drumglass & Greenrigg
Dairy Cows per kilo
93p & 90p Greenrigg
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