Stirling UA

Bullocks (682) and heifers (536) averaged 270.61p and 261.41p respectively at Untied Auctions' weekly sale.

Bullocks sold to 324.50p per kg for a 453kg Aberdeen-Angus cross from Kipperoch and to £1750 for a 700g Charolais cross from Carskerdo.

Heifers reached 353.20p for a 402kg Limousin cross from Ben Lawers, and to £1700 for a 494kg Aberdeen-Angus cross from Kipperoch.

Aberdeen-Angus crosses led the young bulls (7) at 174.30p for Penningham and to £700 for Bows, to cash in at 158.51p.

On Monday, the firm sold 1772 store lambs to a top of £109 for Beltex from East Moss-Side.

Also forward was 456 beef breeding cattle, which achieved a high of £4700 for a Limousin cross heifer with heifer calf at foot from Pitcairn.

On Tuesday, the firm sold another 8472 store lambs, which reached a high of £114 for Beltex from

Inch Cottage and Low Tirfergus.

Averages achieved among the breeds remained strong with Beltex and Suffolk at £104.47 and £87.20 respectively. Charollais, 86.83; Texel, £85.13; Cheviot, £77.42; Mule, £77.05 and Blackface, £53.05.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – A-A – Kittymuir £1730; Kipperoch 324.50p; Parks of Keillor £1700; Blairshinnoch 311.40p; Ormiston Mains £1670; Sheriffhall 305.70p; Blairshinnoch £1635; Kipperoch 296.20p; Ormiston Mains and Hoprigshiels £1610; Parbroath 293.30p; Parks of Keillor £1580; Pitlochie 292.80p; Kipperoch £1570; Kittymuir 292.20p; Hoprigshiels £1565; Pitlochie 291.90p. BS – Scotshall £1490; Southfield 287.00p; Southfield £1475; Fingask 281.90p; Fingask £1435; Balmyre 270.50p; Mauchline Mains £1390; Fingask 266.20p, 265.20p; Fingask and Easterton £1370; Scotshall 257.30p, 256.10p; Easterton £1370; Thinacre 255.40p. Char – Carskerdo £1750; High Glentriplock 315.10p; Croftjane £1680; Cowans 309.20p; Herdhillmuir and Scotshall £1600; Meikle Larbrax 309.10p; Carskerdo £1590; Blairshinnoch 306.70p; Borgue House £1570; Craighead 300.00p; Southfield £1550; Borgue House 298.50p. Lim – Meadows of Ballied £1640, 321.10p; Blairshinnoch £1635; High Glentriplock 318.80p; Cowans £1600, £1560; Blairshinnoch 314.90p; High Glentriplock £1530; Ben Lawers 312.20p; Blairshinnoch £1505, £1500, 311.40p; Meadows of Ballied £1490; Cowans 302.30p. Sim – Croftjane £1680; Dalfask 314.00p, 302.60p; Scotshall £1600; Preston 302.00p; Grantsbanks £1580; Dalfask 301.80p, 297.40p, 297.00p; Pleanmill £1540, £1525; Logan 295.90p; Grantsbanks £1470, Tinnis 286.40p. BB – Herdhillmuir £1650; Waterside 280.20p; Hillhouse £1505; Blackpark 275.40p; Herdhillmuir £1500; Glen 269.80p; Waterside £1440; Beuchan 265.60p; Beuchan £1405; Herdhillmuir 265.30p; Bridgehouse £1400, Hillhouse 261.30p. Saler – Demperston £1320; Craighead 285.70p. Hfd – Kittymuir £1450, £1430, £1420, £1300, 276.60p, 268.80p, 263.50p, 256.90p. Luing – New Gilston £1425, 283.90p.

Heifers – A-A – Kipperoch £1700, 344.10p; Mordington Holdings £1580; Preston 278.50p; Preston £1540; Mordington Holdings 276.20p; Parks of Keillor £1450; Currie Inn 273.20p; Thinacre £1435; Mordington Holdings 273.10p; Flenders £1390; Preston 272.70p; Parks of Keillor £1385; Thinacre 271.80p. BS – Mauchline Mains £1390; Balmyre 265.00p; Pitaldonich £1330; Gateside 254.30p. BB – Herdhillmuir £1490; Kipperoch 296.70p; Hillhouse £1390; Kinnaird 289.70p; Beuchan £1375, 272.00p; Herdhillmuir £1310, 266.10p; Beuchan £1300; Blackpark 263.00p. Sim – Lochlane £1470, £1465; Waterside 293.20p; Logan £1455; Borgue House 289.50p; Borgue House £1430; Logan 287.00p; Lochlane and Preston £1420; Preston 286.10p; Strathgarry £1400; Waterside 285.70p; Grantsbanks £1390; Logan 285.10p. Lim – Meadows of Ballied £1590, £1580; Ben Lawers 353.20p; Cowans £1570; Meadows of Ballied 335.40p; Meadows of Ballied £1560; Ben Lawers 334.20p; Bridgehouse £1520; Meadows of Ballied 332.60p; Mornington Holdings £1520; Cowans 329.80p; Bridgehouse £1500; Cowans 329.60p. Char – Croftjane £1620; High Glentriplock 304.50p; Hoprigshiels £1575; Meikle Larbrax 302.10p, 300.70p; Herdhillmuir £1550; Waterside 299.60p; Southfield £1495; Balthayock 294.70p. Hfd – Lochlane £1500, £1490, 259.60p; Kittymuir £1400, 257.40p; Lochlane £1395, 254.60p, 252.50p. Saler – Waterside £1320, 293.20p. Luing – Kirkton of Mailler £1495, 260.10p. Cont – Bluestone £1570, £1490, 226.90p, 224.40p.

Young bulls – A-A – Bows £700; Penningham 174.30p.

Store lambs – Belt – East Moss-side £109, £105, £97. Tex – Dykebrae £109; Croftintygan £106; Kilmeny £101; East Moss-side £99, £96; Kilmeny £90. Suff – Crosswood Hill £108; East Moss-side £97; Herbertshaw £95. DS – Dykebrae £100. Char – Croftintygan £90; Sauchans £88. Chev – Shore Street £100; Easter Clunie £92, £85. BF – Crosswood Hill £89; Mulindry £86.50; Knowhead £81. Easy – Ardargie Estate £86; Inchkeith £73.50. Mule – Croftintygan £82.50; Knowhead £79.00; Middleton £74; Shore Street £73.

Breeding cattle – In calf heifers – BB – Walton £2300. Cont – Walton £2300. A-A X – Walton £2150. Sal – Kinnaird £2150 (x2). Hfd X – Darnbogue £1800. Lim X – Acharua £2400.

In calf cows – Lim X – East Banknock £2400. Cont – East Banknock £2000. Hex – Lochlane £2050; £1950. Sim X – Lochlane £1950, £1850.

Bulling heifers – Sim X Lui – Allanton £2400, £2050.

Heifers with bull calves – Lim X – Wester Bleaton £4600. BP – West Thomaston £3800. Sim – Harehead £3500 (x2). Cont – The Ross £3400. BB – Little Kilchattan £3300.

Heifers with heifer calves – Lim X – Pitcairn £4700, £4100. BB – West Thomaston £3500. BP – Woodhead of Mailer £3400. Cont X – Little Kilchattan £3300, £3100. Sim X – Harehead £3250.

Cows with bull calves – Sim – Briarlands £1950. A-A – Carnbroe Est £1750. Hfd – Briarlands £1800 (x2).

Cows with heifer calves – Sim – Lochlane £2700. Hfd – Lochlane £2450, £2400. Lim – Crosshouse £2400. A-A – Carnbroe Est £1900. BB – Carnbroe Est £1850.

Tuesday store lambs – Belt – Inch Cottage and Low Tirfergus £114.00; Wester Ochtermuthill £112.00; Kingarth £110.00; Derculich £108.00; Auchtenny £106.00; Kingrath £104.00. Suff – Devonshaw Est £99.00; Ralia and Raithhill £94.00. Char – Parks of Garden £93.00. Tex – Mains of Dalrulzion £129.00; Dalfoil and Mains of Dalrulzion £118.00; Mains of Dalrulzion £117.00; Redhall £114.00; Kingarth £112.00; Redhall and Shields £110.00; Mains of Dalrulzion £109.00; Knockbarry £105.00. Chev – Saddlebank £90.50; Dykes £88.00 (x2); Harley Seeds £88.00. Mule – Raithhill £95.50; Crosswood Hill £93.00; Inch Cottage, Luss Est and Rickarton £92.00. BF – Easter Howgate £88.00; Shields £85.00; Stoneyhill £81.00; Braughty £78.50; Easter Howgate £77.50; Auchessan and Fairview £77.00; Ralia £75.00.

Carlisle

A Limousin cross bullock from Messrs Slack, Newby, Carlisle, led Harrison and Hetherington's weekly store cattle sale at £1960.

A very mixed show of heifers sold to £1860 for a Simmental cross from Messrs Robinson, Rowell, Milnthorpe.

The weekly sale of calves soared to £545 for a British Blue bull calf from AV Elwen, Netherfield, Irthington, with the same home leading the heifers at £520.

On Monday, the firm held its weekly sale of store lambs and breeding sheep, where breeding rams sold for £190 for a Charollais shearling from RW and A Steel, Lesson Hall, Wigton.

Breeding ewes peaked at £108 for a pen of 32 Mule four-crops from W and M Jackson, The Wreay, Penrith.

Texel crosses from AW Hague, Mill Street, Frizington, led the store lamb trade at £105.

LEADING prices

Store cattle – Steers – Lim – £1960, £1610, £1590, £1520 Newby; £1860, £1780, £1760, £1560 Crown Point; £1640 (x2) Demesne; £1600 (x2), £1560 Croftheads; £1580 Rye Close; £1550 Roe; £1540 Ellerslea; £1540 Tarn Lodge; £1520 South Farm; £1500 Cockleybank; £1450 Nirvana; £1450 Rigg Head. Hfd – £1880, £1480 Demesne; £1520 (x2) Rye Close; £1500, £1440 Swordwellrigg; £1420 Stone House; £1340 (x2), £1300 Cockleybank; £1240 Cardewlees. BB – £1780, £1600 (x4) Albyfield; £1720, £1600 (x3), £1580, £1490 (x2) Ellerslea; £1650 (x2), £1590 (x2),£1580 (x2) Yew Tree; £1600 Sandbed; £1570 (x2) Town House; £1560 Cardewlees; £1500, £1460 (x4) Chapel; £1490 Millantae; £1470 South; £1460 (x2) South View;£1460 Church View; £1450 Tarn Lodge. A-A – £1710 South; £1580 Gimmenbie; £1570, £1370 (x4) Stainton House; £1370 Gamelsby; £1350 (x2) Kelsick House; £1340 (x2), £1290, £1200 (x3) Millisle; £1340, £1290 Rye Close; £1340 Newton Field; £1310 (x7), £1270 Cockley Bank; £1260 Nirvana; £1200 Cardewlees. Fleck – £1750 Croftheads. Sim – £1740, £1600 (x2) The Green. Char – £1540 Bridge End; £1480 Cockley Bank; £1470 Chapel; £1420, £1370, £1350 (x3) Church View; £1300 Swordwellrigg. Danish Red – £1420 The Green. Frie – £1240 (x7) Rye Close. HF –£1240 (x4) The Green; £1220, £1180 Crookdyke; £1120 (x3) Cockley Bank. BS – £1240 Nirvana. Hols – £1120 Cockley Bank.

Heifers – Sim – £1860 Rowell. Hfd – £1680 Rowell; £1380 Cardewlees; £1240 Demesne. A-A – £1660, £1500 Rowell; £1590 Skelcies Hall; £1460 Crookdyke; £1390 South; £1380 Bulls Head; £1350 South View; £1320 Gimmenbie; £1310 (x3), £1280 (x3) Cockley Bank; £1260 Gamelsby, Char – £1640 (x2), £1490, £1480, £1460 (x6) Newmains. Lim – £1580 Church View; £1570, £1470, £1340 Pelutho Park; £1560, £1460, £1370 Rigg Head; £1500, £1380 Roe; £1490 (x2), £1340 Croft House; £1420 Demesne; £1420 Newby; £1410 North Churchlands; £1340 Crosshill Farmhouse; £1310 (x2) Cockleybank. BB – £1460 Bulls Head; £1360, £1215 South View; £1360 Gimmenbie; £1350 Sandbed; £1340 South; £1340 Flimby Hall; £1275 (x2), £1260 Cardewlees. Fleck – £1300 South. Longhorn – £1380 Swordwellrigg.

Calves – Bulls – BB – £545, £535, £520, £435 Netherfield; £520 (x2), £450 Tempest Tower; £475 Moss Side House; £450 Torpenhow Hall; £440 Marsh House; £435 Lochmailing; £420, £380 Hazel Head; £415 Greenmoorside; £405 Monks House; £400, £390 Lowther Low Moor; £400 (x2) Thackwood; £380 Waingate Head. A-A – £515 Lochmailing; £455 (x5) Lodge of Kelton; £440 Moss Side House. Lim – £480 Brunt Hill; £440, £430, £420 Windy Hill; £330, £300 Hazel Head. Char – £405 (x2) Pears Ghyll; £370 West House. HF – £235, £205 (x2), £195, £180, £170 (x2) Hadderdale; £200 Brunt Hill; £195 Plumbland; £180 (x2) Torpenhow Hall; £170 Bolton Cottage; £170 Greenmoorside; £165 Tarbreoch; £160 (x3) Wham Head; £160 Eachwick Red House; £150 How End. Frie – £210 (x2), £150 (x2) Brisco Hill. Hols – £200, £190 Castlesteads; £190 Crossfell House. Ayrshire – £180 Blue House. Norwegian Red – £160, £150 How End Farm,

Heifers – BB – £520, £500, £470, £460 (x3), £450, £440 Netherfield; £500 (x2), £490, £470 Tempest Tower; £460 Moss Side House; £415 Bolton Cottage; £400 Marsh House; £390 High House. A-A – £445 Lochmailings; £330, £290 Thackthwaite Hall; £320 Brunt Hill; £270 Moss Side House. Lim – £430, £300 Brunt Hill; £400, £230 Boggle Hall; £350 Windy Hill; £300 Hazel Head.

Store lambs – Dutch Tex – £104, £91 Mid. Belt – £100 Catcrags. Tex – £100, £96, £95 High Flowery Hirst; £100 Dollard; £100, £92 Catcrags; £99, £94 Fartown; £97 (x2) Midtown; £96 Ghyll House; £96, £92 Denton Mains; £96 Beck House; £94 Harper Hill; £94 (x2) Horsleyhill; £92 Long Park; £92 Smithy Garth; £90 Middle Gill. Suff – £96 Dykehead; £90 Chapel House; £90 Park Head; £82 Ghyll House; £80 Dykehead. GF – £90 Border Rigg; £86 Chapel House; £83, £82, £66 Lawston; £82 Merry Knowe; £73 Mill Street; £72 Fell Hill; £68 Bully House; £68 Edges Green. Hill/Chev – £74 Middle Gill. Herd – £44 Glenwood. Swale – £34 Merry Knowe.

Breeding rams – Char – £390, £370 Lesson Hall. Tex – £320, £300, £180 Wardhall Guards. Belt – £280 Lesson Hall; £180 Ghyll House.

Breeding ewes – GF – £108 The Wreay.

Stirling (Cale)

Store lambs achieved £110 for a pen of Texels from J Colquhoun, Ledrishmore, Alexandria, at Caledonian Marts' sale.

On Monday, the firm sold 413 store cattle at their fortnightly sale, where bullocks and heifers averaged 279p per kg and 243p respectively.

Simmentals from R Kenny, Robertsonlane, proved popular having sold to 384p and to 318p for bullocks and heifer respectively.

Among the per head section a top price of £1640 was paid for Limousins from A McKenzie, Ardgate, and to £1490 for a pen of Charolais from Bankhead Farms, Crook of Devon.

LEADING prices

Store lambs – Tex – £110 Ledrishmore; £106 Balcachie; £104 Walton; £104 Carstraan. Belt – £105.50 Walton; £99.50 Craigmad; £98 Craigmad; £93 Bankhead. Mules – £81 Walton; £81 Thorn. Chev – £86 Balcachie; £83 Methven; £82 High Balernock. BF – £70 Burnfootmoor; £58 Couston. Suff – £103 Balliemartin; £103 Balcachie; £101 Goudiegrannet; £97 Walton.

Gimmers – Belt – £195 Newton. Tex – £190 Newton. Chev – £165 Newton. DS – £170 Langfauld.

Rams – £520 Orchardbank; £500 Kingsfield; £500 Horn; £450 Orchardbank; £400 Easter Dullatur.

Store cattle – Bullocks – £1640, £1540 Ardgate; £1510 Candermains; £1500 Glenside; £1320 Candermains; £1310 Ardgate.

Heifers – £1490 Bankhead; £1460 Candermains; £1260, £1250 Wester Jaw.

Lazonby

Harrison and Hetherington held their third sale of Mule gimmer lambs and Swaledale draft ewes, where 1000 Mule averaged £90.11 (+£10).

Topping the Mule sale at £112 was a pen of seven from SJ and JM Brown, Bowhal, whilst Swaledale draft ewes reached £152 for Messrs Reed, Dyke Nook.

LEADING prices

NEMSA ewe lambs – £196, £104, £100, £96 Low House; £106, £96, £90 Brampton Fell; £100 Castle Nook; £96, £85 Haining House; £92 Lonning House; £92 High Park Foot; £90 Coombe Crag; £86 Broadmea; £85 Davygill.

Mule gimmer lambs – £112 Bow Hall; £110, £108, £101 Howgill Castle; £110 Highfield; £108, £102 (x2) Farney Shields; £105 Harbour Flatt; £105, £103, £100 Ranbeck; £104 Glebe; £102 Moffat Cottage; £102 High Park Foot.

Gimmer Swale – £152, £112 Dyke Nook. GF – £130 Nether Harsley. BFL – £105, £100 Nether Harsley.

Ewes Swale – £66, £52, £51 West Foreshields; £56, £42 Farney Shields; £50, £46 Bow Hall; £44 Lonning House.

Wigton

The fortnightly sale of store cattle at Hopes Auction, achieved an overall average of £1280.18, with bullocks and heifers cashing in at £1338.02 and £1219.93 respectively.

A Limousin bullock reached £2030 for Rob Baird, Wampool, whilst a Saler heifer from JK Roper and Sons, Knowe Hill, made £1840.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Lim – £2030, £1895, £1635 Wampool; £1675, £1615, £1535, £1375 (x2), £1295 High Parson Bridge; £1675, £1455 Beck; £1575, £1415 Low Blaithwaite; £1575 Leesrigg Pasture; £1475, £1415, £1405, £1325 (x2), £1265, £1195, £1145 West Farm; £1445 The Clappers; £1425 Gaterigg; £1375 Dundraw; £1305 (x2), £1275 Leesrigg; £1145 Belmont; £1145 Blackdyke; £1135 Lowfield House. BB – £1690, £1665 (x3), £1665, £1655, £1615 (x2), £1585, £1565 (x2), £1475 (x2), £1465 (x3), £1445 (x3), £1445, £1425 (x2) Low Blaithwaite; £1695, £1545, £1525, £1415, £1385 Harrot Hill; £1585 (x3), £1515 (x3), £1365 Oulton House; £1515 Mechi;£1475, £1465, £1445 (x2), £1425, £1385 Gaterigg; £1365 Greenah Villa; £1355, £1175 Newton Field; £1285, £1275 West; £1235 Blackdyke; £1095 Lowfield House; £1015 Birkmire. Char – £1675, £1495, £1275 Greenah Villa; £1575 (x2), £1365 (x2) Beck; £1495 The Clappers; £1425 Low Blaithwaite; £1415 Thethwaite; £1375 Dundraw; £1285 Blackdyke. Hfd – £1625, £1385, £1375, £1350, £1175 Norman;£1025 Fell View. A-A – £1515 (x2), £1395 Dockray; £1385, £1315, £1305 Gaterigg;£1355 Kiln Close; £1335 Thethwaite; £1075 (x2) Oulton Grange; £1065 Brewery House Barn. Fleck – £1465 Low Blaithwaite. Whitebred Shorthorn – £1375, £1335, £1265 Norman. Frie – £1355, £1045 Kiln Close; £1095 Oulton House. Gall – £1325, £1285 Norman. Hols – £1315, £1115, £1015 Sanden House; £1045 Kiln Close. Mont – £1265, £1135, £1035 Grange; £1015 Oulton Grange. BS – £1145, £1055 Shankfield Head; £1085 Park Hous.

Heifers – Saler – £1840, £1800 (x2) Knowe Hill; £1155 Greengill. Lim – £1795 Mechi; £1525, £1315, £1175 Leesrigg Pasture; £1505, £1305, £1165, £1135 West; £1445, £1365, £1355, £1345, £1315 Lawrenceholme; £1395 Park House; £1375, £1215 (x2), £1155 Howes; £1355, £1235 (x2) Leesrigg; £1345 Grange; £1285, £1235 Beck; £1265, £1235 Fell View; £1245, £1115 Belmont; £1205, £1125 Newton Field; £1185 (x2), £1175 (x2), £1165, £1155, £1145 Greengill; £1185 Orchard; £1145 Kiln Close; £1125 (x3) Uldale Hall; £1125 Shankfield Head. BB – £1675, £1485, £1475, £1385 Mechi; £1475, £1385, £1345, £1295 (x2) Kiln Close; £1435, £1285, £1175 (x2) Whinnow Farming; £1415, £1295 Gaterigg; £1415 Braeside; £1395 (x2), £1375, £1355 Thethwaite; £1395, £1195 (x2) Park House; £1355 Dockray; £1315 Grange; £1235 Lawrenceholme; £1145 (x2) Braithwaite; £1125, £1115 Blackdyke; £1085 Beck; £1065 Park House; £1055 Greyrigg House; £1025, £1015 Oulton Grange; £1015 Priestcroft. Char – £1625, £1475, £1395 (x2) The Clappers; £1505 Wheyrigg; £1475, £1185 (x3) Beck; £1455, £1245 Thethwaite; £1385 Greyrigg House; £1185 Greengill. A-A – £1585, £1185 Kiln Close; £1345,£1145 (x3). £1115 (x3) Downhall; £1245 (x2) Wheyrigg; £1235 Leesrigg; £1145 (x2) Oulton Grange; £1095 Dockray; £1055 (x2) Braithwaite Hall. Sim – £1355, £1295 (x2) Wheyrigg. BS – £1175 Greengill.

Penrith

A strong trade was met for the 700 store lambs staged at Penrith and District Farmers Marts' sale, which reached £115 for a Beltex lamb from Messrs Coulthard, Fellside.

LEADING prices

Store lambs – Tex – £115, £100 (x2) Fellside; £103, £96 Errin Talla; £95, £92 Rowan Garth; £92 Smithy Garth; £91, £86 Bracken Bank. Cont – £112, £108, £99, £98 (x2), £97, £94 Dacre Banks; £104, £95, £94 Carleton Drive; £102, £101, £100 Rowan Garth; £100, £99, £98, £96 (x2) Scales; £91 Kitridding; £90 Errin Talla. DS – £106, £95 Victoria Road. Mule – £104, £100 Howgill Castle. Suff – £103 Dacre Banks; £93 Fellside; £93 Dacre Banks; £89 Bracken Bank; £87 Errin Talla; £86 Southwaite Green Mill. Chev – £81 Ghyll Bank.

St Boswells

Harrison and Hetherington held their annual back end breeding cattle sale, which soared to £3600 for a Limousin cross heifer and calf from Messrs King, Gospelhall.

The dispersal sale from Messrs Grieve, Helmburn, reached £2050 for in-calf cows.

Bulls topped at £3300 for Limousin from Messrs Hamilton, Ramrig.

LEADING prices

Bulling heifers – A-A – £1760, £1560 Threeburnford. Luing – £1340 (x2) Huntershall. BS – £1640 (x2), £1560 (x2), £1520 (x3), £1500 Bow.

Heifers in calf – A-A – £1800 (x2) Allanbank, £1700, £1650, £1600 New Blainslie.

Cows in calf – Lim – £1650 Helmburn. BS – £2000 Helmburn; £1850 Cliftonpark; £1750 (x2), £1700 (x2), £1650 (x2) Helmburn. BB – £2050, £1700 Helmburn.

Bulls – Lim – £3300 Ramrig; £2200 Helmburn.

Cows and calves – Hfd – £2000, £1820, £1800 Cairntack. Lim – £1900 Helmburn; £1750 Cairntack. BS – £2050, £1850, £1700 Helmburn.

Heifers and calves – A-A – £1900 New Blainslie. Lim – £3600, £3400, £3350, £2900, £2700 Gospelhall. BB – £2750 Gospelhall.

Ayr

Bullocks (265) and heifers (167) cashed in at 271.1p per kg and 258.5p respectively at Craig Wilson's store cattle sale.

A top call of £1780 was paid for a pair of Aberdeen-Angus bullocks from Fernlea, and to 361p for a pen of Charolais bullocks from Ceither Goaithe, Arran.

Heifers sold to £1660 for a Charolais from Coilsholm, and to 303p for Limousins from Laigh Tarbeg.

On the sheep front, a top of £139 was achieved for a pen of Mule gimmers from T Stevenson, Balcaimie.

Store lambs peaked at £105 for Texels from W Kerr, High Boreland.

On Tuesday, the firm sold 54 dairy cattle to a top of £2000 for a fresh calved Holstein Friesian heifer from Messrs Henderson, Croftfoot.

The milking proportion of the Muirhouse herd from the Love family, reached £2200 on two occasions firstly for a fresh calved cow in her fourth lactation and again for another fresh calved cow in her third lactation.

A Charolais cross heifer stirk from Balsalloch, led the weekly show of 117 calves and stirks, when selling for £900, whilst bullocks peaked at £850 for a Limousin cross from £850 Heathcote.

British Blue crosses from Messrs Robb, South Palmerston, led the calf trade at £620 and £540 for bull and heifer calves respectively.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – A-A – £1780, £1660, £1640 Fernlea; £1720 Glenlussa; £1470 Slatehole;£1420 Dykefield; £1400, £1300 Kirkland of Longcastle; £1300 Boghouse; £1270 Drumdow. Sim – £1670, £1660, £1600, £1570 Stoopshill; £1440 Dykefield; £1430 Laigh Tarbeg; £1300 Hapland; £1280 Millafleck; £1220 Bonnyton Moor and Drongan Mains. Lim – £1580 Littlemill; £1560, £1450 Coilsholm; £1520 Dykefield; £1490 Little Ittington; £1460 Millafleck; £1320 Baltersan; £1300 Littlemill. Char – £1530, £1490 Kirkland of Longcastle; £1490 West Lochhead; £1460 Rushaw; £1370 (x2) Sorn Mains. BS – £1400 Arnsow; £1295 Walston. BB – £1350 Stoopshill, Bogwood; £1340 Stoopshill; £1280 Grougar Mains; £1255 Deaconhill. Frie – £1220 High Branchal; £1090 North Parks; £1010 Low Wardneuk. Ayrshire – £900 North Parks. Hfd – £1150 Fleminghill; £1110 Whiteflat. Mont – £1100 Lochhwood.

Heifers – Char – £1660, £1500 Coilsholm; £1410, £1400 Sorn Mains; £1160, £1120 Sorn Mains; £1060 Edinbeg. A-A – £1530, £1490 (x2) Fernlea; £1510 Coilsholm; £1280 Slatehole; £1270 Baltersan; £1180 Laigh Drumdow; £1160 Lochwood. Lim – £1500 Laigh Tarbeg; £1400 Little Ittington; £1350, £1280 Baltersan; £1240 Littlemill. BB – £1440 Slatehole; £1260 Deaconhill and Grougar Mains; £1205 Bogwood;£1200 Arnsow. Sim – £1160 Drongan Mains. Hfd – £1150 Whiteflat.

Breeding sheep – Mule gimmers – £139, £134, £130 Balcaimie. Tex X gimmers – £128 Linburn. BFL ewe lambs – £102 Assloss. Mule ewe lambs – £96 Pinvalley. Cheviot ewe lambs – £91 Lamford. BF ewes – £74, £73 East Moorhouse.

Store lambs – Tex – £105, £100 High Boreland; £99 Brandon; £98 Balker; £97 Windyhall; £95 Genoch; £94 Sannox. Char – £100 Auchengowan. Mule – £98 Langstilly' £95 Fechan. Shetland X – £99 (x2), £90 Townhead of Drumley. Chev – £91 Bonntyon Moor and Windyhall. Chev Mule – £90 Langstilly; £89 Bonnyton Moor. BF – £70 Polnoon; £66 Fechan and Whitehill.

Calves – Bull – BB X – £620, £560 (x2) South Palmerston; £540 West Scoutts; £510 Humeston; £480 Cronan; £470 West Scoutts; £440 Humeston; £430 Knowe; £420 Cronan; £410 Killoch and Humeston; £340 Muir. A-A X – £500 Knowe; £475 West Scoutts; £440 Knowe and West Scoutts. Hfd X – £460, 3420 (x2) Low Ballees.

Heifer – BB X – £540, £450 (x2) South Palmerston; £450 Low Ballees; £430 Humeston and Killoch; £400 Low Ballees; £380 Muir and North Biggart; £350 Knowe; £340, £320 Muir. A-A X – £400 Knowe; £370 (x3) Knowe; £350 (x2) West Scoutts.

Stirks – Bullock – Lim X – £850 Heathcote; £800 Gass; £750 Ballochmartin. BS – £840 Burnton. A-A X – £800 Main Street; Stranraer.

Heifer – Char X – £900 Balsalloch. Lim X – £880 Burnton. A-A X – £850 Acholter. Fleck – £850 North Biggart. BB X – £720 South Palmerston.

Oban

Simmental cross in-calf heifers sold to £2300 for Iris MacColl, Mid Farm, at United Auctions' breeding cattle sale.

Heifers sold to £1100 for a pair of Simmental crosses from Ardencaple Farms, Clachan Seil, and to 410.6p for Beef Shorthorn crosses from Conaglen Estate, Ardgour.

LEADING prices

Heifer stirks – A-A X – Kirkton (x4) £870; Ichrachan £750. BS X – Conaglen (x3) £850, (x4) £700. BB X – Ardchatten HF £800. High – Torlundy (x2) £950. Lim X – Baligrundle £790, £600; Leckuary (x2) £580. Luing – Clachan Farms (x2) £950, (x2) £900, (x2) £880, (x2) £780; Kildalloig (x2) £660, £620, (x2). (x2) £600. Sim X – Fidden £1020; Scammadale (x2), Ardencaple (x2) £1000; Fidden (x2), Scammadale (x2) £980; Fiart (x2) £940; Scammadale (x2) £920; Fidden (x3), Ardencaple (x2), Scammadale £900; Ardencaple (x2) £880; Fiart £860; Ardencaple (x2), Glenmachrie (x2), Scammadale £850. Sal X – Fiart (x2) £760, (x4) £750, £700. WBSH X – Balure of Shian (x2) £620. BG – Balure of Shian (x2) £950; Balure of Shian (x2), Resipole (x2) £780; Resipole (x2) £680; Strath £600.

IN-calf heifers – A-A X – Glenfeochan Estate £1150. BS X – Ellary Farms (x5), Tiretigan £1700; Tiretigan £1600; Ellary Farms £1500, (x2) £1400. Lim X – Stroneskar £1800, Ellary Farms (x2) £1450. Sim X – Mid, Dall £2000; Dall, Mid, Stroneskar £1900. BG – Stroneskar £1800, £1500.

In-calf cows – A-A X – Glenfeochan Estate (x2) £1700, (x2), (x2) £1650, (x2) £1550, (x2) £1400; Rhulios £1300, £1250; Rhulios, Glenfeochan £1200; Dalvuie, Glenfeochan £1150; Rhulios, Glenfeochan £1100.

Cow and bull calf – Sim X – Keil £1600. A-A X – Glenfeochan Estate £1550.

Lanark

Lawrie and Symington held their final catalogue sale of 4751 store and breeding sheep with trade strong throughout.

Store lambs reached £112 for Suffolks from Messrs Cockburn, Fountainside, with Texels to £106 from Messrs Semple, Dalbhraddan, Campbeltown. The special sale of Blackface wedder lambs peaked at £85.50, having averaged £55.07.

Among the 509 breeding sheep, a to call of £144 wad paid for Texel one crop ewes from Pathhead.

LEADING prices

BF wedder – Blackhouse £85.50; East Fortisset £83; Kirkton of Morton £76; East Fortisset £75; Achengruith £75; Glenmanna £73.

Lambs – Tex – £106, £105 Dalbhraddan; £105, £104, £103, £100 Upper Muirhouse; £100 Linwater; £99 Ferniehaugh; £99 Upper Muirhouse; £98 Felton. SCC – £94 Castle Crawford; £92, £70 West Deloraine. Belt – £81 Muldron; £78 Jeanfield. Suf – £112, £106 Fountainside; £106 Eastfield of Wiston; £105, £96 Glenpark; £96 Linwater; £95 Fountainside; £91 Linwater; £90 Cockrig. NCC – £95 Howes Way; £95, £86 Upper Muirhouse; £82 Wolfcrooks; £81 Yeldabrek; £81 Craik Farming. Chev – £84 North Shortcleugh; £83 Findlins; £81 North Shortcleugh. Chev Mule – £89 Spittal; £87 Yeldabrek; £82 Drumelzier Haugh; £81 Spittal. X – £105 Upper Muirhouse; £100 Venlaw, £93; £86 Drumelzier Haugh; £85 Dalbhraddan. Shet – £35 Findlins. Bdm – £89 Jeanfield. Jac – £58 Meikle Marr. HW – £74, £67 West Browncastle. Val – £98 Upper Muirhouse. EC – £53 East Fortissat.

Ewes – Tex – £144 Pathhead; £142 Howmains; £132, £124, Pathhead; £118 Greendykes; £118 Brownrigg; £108 Laithes. BF – £80 East Moorhouses; £70 Kirkland. Suf – £84 Greendykes. NCC – £110, £106 Wester Dawyck; £100 Townhead. Chev – £92 Pathhead. X – £115 Fieldside; £106, £90 Hillfield. Zwa – £92, £90 Hazelcroft. Rom – £102 Rosefield. Val – £96 Upper Muirhouse.

Gimmers – Tex – £136 laithes. Suf – £112 Yeldabreck; £106 Pathhead. NCC – £120 Wester Dawyck; £106 Pathhead. X – £118 Greendykes; £90 Yeldabreck.

Penrith

Penrith and District Farmers’ Mart LLP held their fortnightly sale of 202 rearing calves and stirks, which topped at £1160 for a pen of Aberdeen-Angus cross stirks from A and W Johnston, White Fold.

The same home sold the lead priced Limousin heifer at £1045.

The same day the firm sold 60 Dairy cattle including a herd dispersal on behalf of EA and A Dodd, Roanstrees, Newcastleton.

A consignment of freshly calved British Friesian heifers from DW Mallinson, Lodge, topped at £2200.

LEADING prices

Stirks – Bull – A-A – £1160 (x3), £980 (x2) White Fold. Lim – £1070, £1040 (x3), £980 (x2) White Fold; £1070 (x3) Auldby. BB – £760 (x5) Blunderfield East. Black and White – £710 (x2), £610 (x3) Auldby; £450 Blunderfield East. Saler – £690, £685, £670 (x3) Blunderfield East.

Heifer – Lim – £1045 (x3), £960, £885 (x4), £800 (x4), £630 White Fold; £720 Melmerby Mill; £570 Fox Tower View. Sim – £900, £685 Whitbarrow. A-A – £810, £770 (x4), £730 (x2), £630 (x7) White Fold. Black and White – £750 Whitbarrow. BB – £680 (x3), £650, £610 (x3), £570 (x3) Hunger Hill; £640 (x4) Cragg House. Hfd – £475 (x3), £400 Plumpton Foot.

Bullock – Lim – £900, £895 Melmerby Mill; £780 (x2), £770 White Fold; £780 Fox Tower View. BB – £870 White Fold; £810, £750 (x2) Hunger Hill. A-A – £780, £770 (x3), £690 (x3) White Fold. Black and White – £590 Fox Tower View.

Calves – Bull – BB – £675, £610, £435, £430, £405, £400, £360 Threapthwaite; £460 White Fold; £370 Nether Colinhurst. A-A – £370 White Fold; £275 Bank View; £260 Threapthwaite; £235 Catterlen Hall. Black and White – £185, £110, £90 (x2) The Elephant; £110 Cardew Hall; £95 Bank View; £90 Blunderfield East.

Heifer – BB – £440, £390, £360 White Fold; £400 (x2), £380, £365, £350 Threapthwaite. A-A – £250, £230 Town Head; £190 Townhead; £170 Wickerslack.

Dairy cattle – In-milk heifers – BF – £2200, £2100 Lodge; £1800 Lockholme Hall; £1700 (x2), £1650 Roanstrees; £1700 Moorriggs. Hols – £2050, £1800 South View; £1800, £1750 Roanstrees; £1650 (x3) Thackwood; £1600 Kaber Fold. Dairy Shorthorn – 2000gns Strickley; 1800gns, 1600gns Winton House 1500gns New Park.

In-milk cows – BF – £1600, £1550, £1500, £1300 (x2), £1200 Roanstrees. Ayrshire – £1500.

In-calf heifers – Hols – £1350 Low Moor Dyke. Dairy Shorthorn – 1220gns Prospect Terrace.

Dry cow – Ayrshire – £1500, £1200 Roanstrees. BF – £1200 Roanstrees.

Bulling heifers – Hols – £1050 Whitbarrow.

Maiden heifers – Dairy Shorthorn – £520 (x2) Mid Toddhills.

Thainstone

Limousin crosses from Broadwater, Skene, led Aberdeen and Northern Marts' store cattle sale when selling to 452.4p per kg for a 294kg bullock and to 622.8p for a 228kg heifer.

Bullocks (464) averaged 285p and sold to £1825 for a 690kg Charolais cross from Little Tulloch, Durris, whilst heifers (408) cashed in at 283.5p having soared to £2020 for 614kg Simmentals from Berryleys, Grange.

Bulls (16) sold to 287.9p for a 396kg Simmental cross from South Auquhorthies, Oldmeldrum and to £1600 for a pair of 636kg Simmentals from Drumsleed, Fordoun.

On Tuesday, the firm sold 3011 sheep, which soared to £580 for a Texel shearling ram from Veltigar, Tankerness.

Texel gimmers from Kennachy, Forss led the breeding sheep at £215, with 543 having cashed in at £103.74.

Store lambs (1736) cashed in at £85.28 having sold to £160 for a Continental lamb which was kindly donated by Alex Gray Dunearn Farm, Nairn for the St Andrews Appeal.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Up to 300kg – Broadwater £1330, Osborne Farms 400p. 301-350kg – Osborne Farms £1230, 372.6p. 351-400kg – West Cranloch £1245, 332.9p. 401-450kg – West Cranloch £1410, 330.9p. 451-500kg – Little Tulloch £1530, Rorandle 312.5p. 501-550kg – Little Tulloch £1715, 311.8p. 551-600kg –Meikle Begshill £1770, 298p. 601-650kg – Backhills, Corse £1800, 290.3p. 651-700kg – Meadows Vale, Oldmeldrum £1770, 269.8p.

Aberdeen-Angus bullocks – Up to 300kg – Crook, Rendall £820, 292.9p. 301-350kg – Dunlappie £930; Shieldrum, Bridge of Cally 281.6p. 351-400kg – Pathcondie, Letham £1040, 261.3p. 401-450kg – Hammer Greeny £1230; Midland, Rendall 276.4p. 451-500kg – Wester Achvochkie £1460, 292p. 501-550kg – Rowanhill £1470; Midthird 285.7p. 551-600kg – Midthird £1495, 263.2p. 651-700kg – Wester Achvochkie £1735, 259.7p.

Heifers – Up to 250kg – Broadwater £1420. 251-300kg – Osborne Farms £895, 306.5p. 301-350kg – Osborne Farms £900, 292.2p. 351-400kg – Broadwater £1315, 359.7p. 401-450kg – Rorandle £1740, 410.4p. 451-500kg – Broadwater £1780, 361.8p. 501-550kg – Broadwater £1880, 368.6p. 551-600kg – Broadwater £1940, 345.2p. 601-650kg – Berryleys £2000, 329p. 651-700kg – Berryleys £2000, 301.2p.

Aberdeen-Angus heifers – Up to 400kg – Mains of Draidland £990, 251.3p. 401-450kg – Hammer Greeny £1190; Bunchrew 274.2p. 451-500kg – Wester Achvochkie, Midthird £1400; Wester Achvochkie 281.1p. 501-550kg – Rowanhill £1355; Gordonstown 264.1p. 551-600kg – Mains of Tillymoragn £1300, 233.8p.

Bulls – Up to 300kg – Overhall, Premnay £710, 243.2p. 351-400kg – South Auquhorthies £1140, 280.3p. 601-650kg – Gaskbeg £1230, Drumsleed 251.6p.

Breeding sheep – Suff X – Newton of Crathie £170. Tex – Kennachy £165. Tex X – Veltigar £160. Suff – Isbister, North Roe £150. Belt – Largie £140. Cont – Newburgh, Memsie £132. Cont – Parkieside, Rhynie £130.

Breeding rams – Pure Tex – Veltigar £550; Veltigar £520. Belt – Newton of Crathie, Crathie £450. BFL – Newton of Crathie £420. Suf – Stonyford, Tarland £350. Char – Hillhead of Cannahars, Whitecairns £220 (x2).

Ewe lambs – Pure Suf – Ballochview, Grange £122. Suf – Ballochview £120. Belt – Bridgeton £114. Suff X – Turfhillock, Gight £110. Mule – Newton, Tullynessle £108. Belt X – Bridgeton £108.

Store lambs – Suf – Midtown, Strachan £113. Cont – Mill of Largie £112. Tex – Mill of Largie £109. Tex X – Midtown £108. Chev Mule – Newton £105. Suff X – Ballochview £102. Cont X – Delnabo, Glencairn, Turfhillock £99. Chev – Cormalet, Cairnie £98. Mule – Dunearn £98. X – Allargue Estate, Corgaff £98. GF – Newton £97. Down – Upper Tillenhilt, Midmar £97. Down X – Midtown £96; Ker – Newton £90. Belt – Clinterty, New Aberdour £90.

West island consigned store lambs – Belt – Tong, Stornoway £90. Chev – Dell Farm, Isle of Lewis £87. Cont – Brue, Barvas £80. Chev X – Dell Farm £73.

West island consigned ewes – Belt – 2A Tong £128. Tex – Barvas, Glebe £100. Chev – Dell £95. Chev X – Dell £88. Tex X – Brue £78.

Orkney

Bullocks led Aberdeen and Northern Marts' sale of 57 store cattle from Irkney consignors, having attained £1600 for a 570kg Limousin cross from Gorn Balfour and to 300.4p per kg for a pen of six 446kg Charolais cross from Easthouse, Shapinsay.

Heifers sold to £1400 for a 492kg Simmental cross from Netherhill, Tankerness and to 286p for a pen of four 380kg Limousin cross from Hammer Greeny, Dounby.

LEADING prices

Bullocks – Char – Easthouse £1340; Hammer Greeny £1260. Lim – Easthouse £1000. A-A – Hammer Greeny £1230; Crook, Rendall £820. Hfd – Millhouse, Sanday £1105, £1035.

Heifers – Char – Russland, Westray £1555; Hammer Greeny £1110. Lim – Hammer Greeny £1110. STX – Ferness Famrs £1200. A-A – Ferness Farms £1320; Hammer Greeny £1190. Sal – Skelday £1190.

Lerwick

First sale of the week witnessed the breeding sale of ewes and gimmers sell to a full ringside of buyers at Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen and Northern Marts.

Gimmers sold to £310 for Texels from Millburn, Catfirth, whilst ewes peaked at £91 for Cheviots from Da Burns, Mid Walls.

The first day of lambs witnessed 2593 come under the hammer having soared to £126 for Suffolk from Bayview, Bridgend.

The following day the firm sold 2872 lambs which attained £122 for Suffolk from Lower Longaskule, Twatt.

LEADING prices

Gimmers – Tex – £310 Millburn, Cairth; £250 Millburn; £130 Hollydell; £128 Tresta, Fetlar; £124 Sanshoull, Isbister; £110 Ellies Knowe; £108 Tresta, Hollydell. Belt – £156 Hollydell, Cairth. Chev –£138Gunnister, Hamar; £124 North Pund, Aywick; £114 Ellies Knowe, Saltness; £106 Gunnista, Bressay; £102, Gunnista; £100 Arcadia, Isbister, North Pund; £98 Midhouse, Northdale; £82 Gunnista, Bressay. Lleyn – £112 Peacehaven, Symbister. Shetland – £84 Gunnista, Bressay; £80 Bonavista, Wethersta; £78 Leebrek, Tresta, East Linn, Effirth, Burland, Tronda; £76 Gunnista; £72 Varhjem, Brae, Peacehaven, Symbister, £70 Vementry, Aith; £68 East Linn, Effirth, Newhouse, Voe.

Ewes – Chev – £91 Da Burns, Mid Walls; £80 Ruegarth, Baltasound; £74 Doonbye, Ollaberry; £72 Ruegarth, Kletnahoull, Garth; £71 Vatster, Bigton; £70 Midhouse, Uphouse, Weathersta. Lleyn – £70 Peacehaven; £66 Fjorda, Scatsta. Shetland – £58 Islesburgh, Sullom; £50 Scatsta, Brae, Overlea, Girlsta; £49 Scatsta; £46 Scatsta, South Collafirth, Ollaberry, Burland, Tronda; £45 Vementry, Aith, Seter, Bressay, Gremista, Gremista, Midhouse, Unifirth, Fealzie, Cullivoe. Tex – £88 Seter, Bressay; £80 Kletnahoull; £74 Islesview, Greenmow.

Lambs – Suff – £126 Bayview, Bridgend; £117 Vaasa, Skellister; £116 Bayview, Djubadale, Busta; £113 Midhouse, Northdale; £112 Sandlodge, Sandwick; £111 Boanyview, Suseter; £110 Bayview; £99 Grostane, East Voe; £95 Boanyview; £93 Vaasa; £92 Bayview; £89 Bayview. Tex – £110 Grostane; £96 Sandlodge; £93 Grostane; £91 Midhouse, Northdale; £87 Grostane; £84 Carradale, Voe; £79 Rockietoon, Aith; £78 Fjara, Gulberwick, Grostane; £74 Serrang, Stromfirth. Chev – £108 Northouse, Gonfirth; £79 Midhouse; £76 Tow, Cunningsburgh; £74 Burwick, Scalloway; £72 Grutquoy, Stennestwat, Da Haa, Clousta; £69 Midhouse, Haa of Aywick, Yell; £68 Serrang, Lunna, Vidlin. Shetland – £63 Midhouse; £56 Gardie House, Bressay, East Houlland, Tumblin; £47 Sheardaal, Symbister, Vaila Hall, Isle of Vaila; £46 Tow; £42 Kjemlea, Uphouse; £41 Tow; £40 Northouse, Sheardaal; £39 Garth, Mossbank; £37 Burland, Tronda, Innfield, Mossbank; £36 Innfield, East Houlland.

Second day lambs – Suff – £122 Lower Longaskule, Twatt; £115 Bayview, Bridgend; £111 Greenhoulls, Brae; £100 North Gluss, Ollaberry; £94 Ham, £90 Greenhoulls; £89 Bayview; £88 Swona, Crookataing; £87 Burraland, Sullom; £86 Lower Longaskule. Tex – £134 Lower Longaskule; £115 Hayfield, Brough; £114 Hayfield, Brough; £111 Solnabrack, Wethersta; £107 Kilkahoull, Muckle Roe; £99 Fairhaven, Exnaboe; £95 North Gluss, Ollaberry; £94 Hayfield; £91 Buddabrake, Haroldswick; Fairhaven, Exnaboe; £90 Hayfield; £89 Sunnybrae Camb; £88 Solnabrack. Chev – £95 Varhjem, Brae; £92 Greenhoulls, Brae; £90 Greenbank Terrace, Cullivoe; £87 Garth Farm, Mossbank; £81 Maundeville, Uyeasound, Murrion, Eshaness; £80 Drogheda, Hamister, Varhjem. BF – £86 South Collafirth, Ollaberry. Shetland – £53 North Haa, North Roe, Varhjem, Brae; £50 Southerhouse, Voe; £49 Millgates, Brindister; £47 Aestdaeks, Setter; £46 Kilkahoull; £45 Breckon, Cullivoe, Varhjem; Solnabrack; £44 Millgates; £43 Kjemlea, Uphouse, Garth.

Hexham

The pre-sale champion, an Aberdeen-Angus cross steer from Michael Baxter, Kiln Hill, secured the top price of £1980 at Hexham and Northern Marts' show and sale of traditional cattle.

Judges, Alec and Sandy Ainslie, Linkshead, Cockburnspath, found their reserve in a Hereford cross steer from Messrs Jordon, Tughall Grange, Alnwick ,which later went on to realise £1880.

A catalogued entry of 7354 store lambs sold to £179 for a pair of Beltex crosses from P Guiry and Son, Town, Glanton.

LEADING prices

Store cattle – Steers – Cattle 30 months + – A-A X – £1400, £1350 Grasslees. Cattle 23-30months – Lim X – £1620, £1450 Sunrise House. Cattle 23-30months – A-A X – £1760, £1680 Sunniside; £1500 Sunniside and New Houses. Cattle 17-22months – Lim X – £1820 Highwood; £1710, £1690, £1650 Lunns House; £1620 Errington Red House; £1600 Lunns House. Char X – £1600, £1540 White House; £1480 Highwood;£1420 White House. Sim – £1500 Carrick. Sim X – £1840, £1820 (x2), £1780 (x2) Tughall Grange. BB X – £1180 Piatroon. A-A – £1980, £1760 Kiln Hill; £1470 Burn House; £1330 Village. A-A X – £1820 Kiln Hill; £1800 Redesmouth and Kiln Hill; £1760 East Haydon; £1740 The Fawns; £1720 Redesmouth; £1700, £1660 Tughall Grange; £1650 Middle White Hill; £1630 Kiln Hill. Hfd X – £1880, £1850, £1780, £1740, £1710, £1670 (x2), £1620 Tughall Grange; £1570 Highwood. BS – £1250 Sillywrea; £1150 Sleightholme and Sillywrea; £1130 Sillywrea; £1120 Sleightholme and Sillywrea. Luing – £1620 Carrick; £1560, £1360, £1340 Errington Red House; £1300 Carrick. Longhorn X – £1280 Old Bridge End. Saler X – £1200 The Tofts. Gall X – £1040 St Oswalds. Cattle 11-16months – Lim X – £1410 Tenter House; £1380 Highwood; £1340 Piatroon and The Fawns; £1300 East Wharmley; £1290 St Oswalds; £1280 East Wharmley; £1260, £1230 Gleedlee and East Wharmley. Char X – £1540, £1450, £1370 White House; £1360 East Wharmley. A-A – £1260 Kiln Hill, £1160 Old Town. A-A X – £1530 Buteland; £1450 The Fawns; £1340 Buteland; £1330 Middle White Hill; £1310 The Fawns; £1300 Redesmouth, Village and St Oswalds. Stab X – £960 East Whygate. Sim X – £1650 Carrick. BS – £1510 Highwood; £1300 Parkside. Luing – £1220 Carrick. Blue Grey – £1180 St Oswalds. Hfd – £1020 Chattlehope. Hfd X– £1100 Low Carriteth; £1020 Three Farms. Longhorn – £820 Old Bridge End. Cattle 10 months and under – Lim X – £1480 Catcherside, £1300 East Wharmley. A-A X – £1270 St Oswalds.

Heifers – Lim X – £1360 Sunrise House. BB X – £1390 St Oswalds. Hfd – £1230 Chattlehope. Longhorn X – £1140 Old Bridge End. Cattle 17-22months – Lim X – £1280, £12330, £1190 Town; £1130 Low Staples. Char X – £1740, £1590, £1480 White House. Sim X – £1350, £1310, £1300 Tughall Grange. A-A – £1460 Berwick Hill; £1240, £1200 Byreside. A-A X – £1610 Tughall Grange; £1600 Berwick Hill; £1560 Blueburn; £1450 Watch Hill and Tughall Grange; £1430 Codlaw Hill; £1420 High Barns (x2); £1400 Blueburn; £1380 Redesmouth (x2); £1370 Blueburn; £1350 Tughall Grange. Hfd X – £1540, £1440, £1310 Tughall Grange. BS – £1170 Sleightholme. Longhorn – £1140 Old Bridge End. Longhorn X – £1140 Old Bridge End. Luing – £1000 St Oswalds. Cattle 11-16months – Lim X – £1440, £1370, £1300 East White Hill. Char X – £1680, £1590 White House. BB – £1270 Shaftoe Moor. A-A X – £1280 Berwick Hill; £1240 St Oswalds and Watch Hill; £1210 Codlaw Hill; £1130 Redesmouth. Hfd X – £1220 St Oswalds; £830 Low Carriteth. Saler X – £1000 Junction House. South Devon – £1000 The Deans. Luing – £950 Coatlith Hill.

Store lambs – Tex X – £129 Butterknowes; £125 Ridley Stokoe; £125 Howick Estate and Demesne; £123 Moss Barns; £122 South and Short Thorns; £121 Miln House and Short Thorns; £120 Intake;£119 Town, Butterknowes, Short Thorns and Demesne; £118 Bagraw, Ridley Stokoe and Warksfield Head; £117 East Fleetham and Butterknowes; £116 South, West Bolton, Loadman and Cheeseburn Estate; £115 South, West Bolton, Howick Estate and Thockrington. Belt X – £179 Town; £144 Camphill; £143 Mill House; £140, £139 Low West House; £138, £131 Town. Dutch Tex – £132, £124 (x2) Burntongues. Suff X – £122 Howick Estate; £120 Airey Cottage; £119 Howick Estate; £118 Edlingham Newtown; £117 Black Hedley; £116 Howick Estate and Edlingham Newtown; £115 Thockrington and Newbiggin; £113 Needless Hall; £112 Warksfield Head. Char X – £97 Field Head. Chev – £97 Bankfoot. Mule – £118 Warksfield Head; £117 Ambling Gate; £114 Rosehill; £111 Hackford Steel; £109 Mickley Moor; £107, £104 Meadowfield; £100 Stewartshield Meadows; £99 Farneyshield and Warksfield Head; £96 Todhillwood, Warksfield Head and Rosehill; £95 Beacon Rigg (x2), Ambling Gate and Meadowfield; £94 Woodhall and Quickeningcote. BF – £76 Blindburn. BFL – £105 Middle Dukesfield.

Tiree

Averages improved on the year at United Auctions' sale with bullocks and heifers cashing in at 277.47p per kg (+28.62p) and 257.16p (+24.48p) respectively.

Bullocks sold to £1485 for a pen of 579kg Aberdeen-Angus cross from Messrs Lamont, Croish, with heifers selling to £1300 twice, firstly for a 491kg Limousin from D Macarthur, Balinoe and secondly for a pen of 597kg Simmentals from D A Macarthur, Middleton.

Among the pence per kg section a top of 373p was paid for a 217kg Charolais cross bullock from G Campbell, Garaphail, whilst heifers attained 328p on two occasions, firstly for a 360kg Charolais cross from A J Maclean, Heylipol and again for a 274kg Limousin from E Mackinnon, Hillcrest.

Farrow cows sold to £2000 for a British Blue from A and I Macinnes, Ruaig.

LEADING prices

BULLOCKS – AAX – Heylipol £1350; Croish (6) £1330; 2/15 Balevullin £1270; Whitehouse £1260; Heylipol (2) £1180, £1150; 12 Crossapol £1130; Druimasaidh £1110; Heylipol £1090, £1070; Whitehouse £1040, (2) £990; Sorrisdale £930; Heylipol (2) £920. BRBx – 12 Crossapol £1240; Heylipol £1145. BA – Kilkenneth £1120; Lochphuil (2) £1100, £1095. CHARx – 4 Kilkenneth (4) £1400; Drumaglea £1390; 4 Kilkenneth £1270; Heylipol £1240; 4 Kilkenneth £1210; Heylipol (2) £1205, £1200, (3) £1190; Salum (2) £1170, £1160; Heylipol (2) £1155, (2) £1145; Heylipol (2), Salum (2) £1140; Heylipol (2) £1130, (2) £1060; Salum (2) £990. LIMx – Parkhouse (2) £1410; 4 Kilkenneth £1310, £1280; 4 Kilkenneth, Sandaig £1270; Heylipol (3), Hillcrest £1200; 4 Kilkenneth, Lochside £1160; Hillcrest, Heylipol £1150; Sandaig £1140; 7 Balinoe £1135; Hillcrest (2) £1130; Heylipol (3) £1100; Sandaig, Parkhouse, Heylipol (3) £1090; 4 Kilkenneth, Lochside (3) £1070; Heylipol (2), Parkhouse (2), Hillcrest (4) £1060; Lochside £1040. SALx – Drumaglea (4) £1470, (3) £1400, (2) £1275; 5 Balevullin £1200; Skipinnis £1120; 4 Kilkenneth, Druimasaidh (5) £1070; Skipinnis £980; Hough £955; 9 Vaul (3), Skipinnis £910. SIMx – Whitehouse (Hayes) £1190; 3A Caolis £1140; Lochphuil (2) £1100, £1095; 9 Vaul £1090; 3 Balevullin £970; 19 East Hynish £900. PARx – 4 Kilkenneth £1160, £1120.

HEIFERS – AAx – Heylipol £1190; Druimasaidh £1170; Heylipol £1080; 5 Balevullin £1000; Heylipol (4) £965. BA – 4 Kilkenneth (2) £970; Lochphuil £915. CHARx – 4 Kilkenneth (4) £1280, (2) £1205, (2) £1200; Heylipol £1180; 4 Kilkenneth (2), Heylipol (6) £1140; Salum (3) £1085; Heylipol (3) £1015, (3) £1005, (3) £915, (4) £905. LIMx – 7 Balinoe £1300; Greenhill £1100; Ardmay £1090; Sandaig (2), Greenhill £1070; Heylipol £1040; Middleton £1000; Ardmay £990; Sandaig (2) £980; Greenhill £970; Hillcrest (6) £930; Lochside £920; Ardmay, Hillcrest £900. SALx – 5 Balevullin £1180, £1000; Druimasaidh (5) £990, (4) £970; 5 Balevullin £940. SIMx – Middleton (3) £1300, (4) £1000; 3A Caolis, 3 Balevullin £920; Lochphuil £915, (2) £900.

BULLS – SAL – Drumaglea £1600 x2.

FARROW COWS – AAx – Heylipol £1120; 4 Kilkenneth £1000. BRBx – Ruaig £2000, £1700; Mannal £1200. BA – Lochphuil £1440, £1340, £1100. LIMx – Heylipol £1480; Sandaig £1380; Heylipol £1340; 4 Kilkenneth £1220, £1210; Heylipol £1190, £1160; Ruiag £1140, £1110; 4 Kilkenneth, Heylipol £1100; Heylipol £1090; 9 Vaul, Heylipol £1080; Whitehouse (Hayes) £1040. SALx – Drumaglea £1400; £1050. SHOx – 12 Crossapol £1100. SIMx – Lochphuil £1360; Sandaig £1320; Lochphuil x 2 £1280; Ruaig £1020.