SALE REPORT FOR SALE HELD AT CALEDONIAN MARTS LTD CHRISTMAS SHOW AND SALE OF PRIME CATTLE AND OTM CATTLE ON
Thursday 24th November 2022
Caledonian Marts Ltd sold 188 Cattle comprising of 67 Bullocks, Heifers and Young Bulls, and 102 OTM Cattle, also 19 Calves & Stirks.
Todays show was very ably judged by Robbie Hughan of Blairdrummond Smiddy, Butchers and Kindly Sponsored by Hugh O’Neil, Ayr.
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What a show of Cattle forward today with many consignors pulling the goods out of the bag to put together an outstanding show of quality forward in front of the Butchers & Wholesalers, enabling them to buy nothing but quality for their Christmas Stock!!!
The beast that caught Robbies eye was a Limousin Bullock bred and shown by Local Farmer C Dick, Taylorton, Stirling. The 20 Month Old Bullock was chapped out Overall Supreme Champion and then went on to Weigh 668kg with the hammer falling at 410ppkg (£2739) purchased by B & T Kitson, Quality Butchers, North Yorkshire.
Reserve Champion went to well known finisher W Dandie, Learielaw, Broxburn again for a 20 Month Limousin Heifer with an extraordinary Body of Beef. The Heifer went on to weigh 614kg selling for 390ppkg (£2395) again purchased by B & T Kitson of North Yorkshire.
Within the Show there were 12 Bullocks forward:
1st & Overall Champion: C Dick, Taylorton, 668kg at 410p (£2739) purchased by B & T Kitson, North Yorkshire
2nd: J & J Wylie, Knockhouse, 660kg at 320p (£2112) purchased by B & T Kitson, North Yorkshire
3rd: AA & J Brand, Nethermyres, 654kg at 312p (£2041) purchased by B & T Kitson, North Yorkshire
The Heifer Classes had a strong entry of 18 forward:
1st & Reserve Champion: W Dandie, Learielaw, 614kg at 390p (£2395) purchased by B & T Kitson, North Yorkshire
2nd: A Kennedy, Seggarsdean, 628kg at 332p (£2085) purchased by B & T Kitson, North Yorkshire
3rd: J Collier, Dullomuir, 566kg at 305p (£1727) purchased by R Brown, Butchers, Stenhousemuir.
In the Show;
12 Bullocks averaged 311ppkg at 649kg.
18 heifers averaged 313ppkg at 593kg.
Other Leading Prices:
Bullocks per kg:
305p Nethermyres & Herdmanston
302p Bankhead & Nethermyres
Heifers per kg:
322p Knockhouse & Easter Ochtermuthill
Bullocks per Head:
£2041 & £2032 (Twice) Nethermyres
Heifers per Head:
£1952 Easter Ochtermuthill
In the Young Bull Section the Overall Champion went to W Dick, Mains of Throsk for a 19 Month old Limousin weighing 864kg at 280p (£2420).
Also forward were 102 OTM Cattle.
A Very strong class of Cows with the Overall Champion going to R Graham, Airthrey Kerse for a Limousin weighing 812kg at £2020.
2nd Prize went to T H Gray, Balquharrage with a Limousin going over the scale at 716kg (£1620)
3rd Prize went to J & M Drysdale, Kinnesswood again for a Limousin at 734kg (£1680).
All the Beef (including a lot of Feeding Cows from the Islands) averaged 188ppkg selling to 260ppkg for a Limousin from W Dandie, Learielaw, Broxburn and to £2280 for a Limousin from J Robertson, Newton of Logierait, Pitlochry.
Dairy Cows averaged 136ppkg selling to 164ppkg from T Greer & Son, Wharlawhill and to £1400 from the same home.
Cast Males sold to £1950 for a Charolais from J Killen, South Kirklane, Blairdrummond.
Beef OTMs per head:
£2280 Newton of Logierait
£2060 Mains of Throsk
£2050 Newton of Logierait
£2020 Airthrey Kerse
Beef OTMs per kg:
257p Mains of Throsk
254p Newton of Logierait
249p Airthrey Kerse
Dairy Cows per Head
£980 West Backs
£940 West Backs
Also forward was 19 Calves and Stirks. Beef calves sold to £400 for a 3 month Limousin Calf from J Gilvear & Sons, Graystale.
The next sale of Prime Cattle, Young Bulls and OTM Cattle will be on Thursday 1st December. The next Sale of Calves & Stirks will be on Thursday 8th December.
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Oliver Shearman – 07730 046252
Nick North – 07493 758255
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All photographs excellently captured by Cheape photography
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