Quality store cattle at Islay sale

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United Auctions sold 521 store cattle at Islay Auction Mart on Saturday April 10.

A good offering of quality bred grazing cattle sold well to a strong following of mainland buyers.

Bullocks sold to £1,410 per head for two 662kg AAx from D McGregor, Gartacharra to average £990.33; and to 332p/kg for three 265kg LimX from C McMillan, Tallant to average 255.79p/kg.

Heifers sold to £1,290 for two 520kg LimX from C McMillan, Ardbeg to average £871.86 per head and to 304p/kg for a 303kg CharX from C McMillan, Tallant to average 254.15p/kg.

Leading prices per head

Bullocks – AAx – £1410(2), Gartacharra; £1240(2), £1200, Uiskentuie; £1160(12), Ballimartin; £1160, £1150, Uiskentuie; £1130(9), Craigens; £1100(7), Uiskentuie; £1095(7), £1085(9), Craigens; £1080(7), Uiskentuie; £1050(10), £1040(12), Craigens; £1035(11), Ballimartin; £1025, Kilbride; £1010, Ardfarnal; £1010(4), Tallant. CHARx – £1250(2), Callumkill; £1110, Tallant; £1025(2), Eorrabus; £1020(3), Tallant; £940, Eorrabus; £920(2), Tallant. LIMx – £1200, Uiskentuie; £1200, £1120, Lossit; £1105(4), Tallant; £1100(3), Lossit; £1095(5), £1090(2), Ballimartin; £1045(4), Kilbride; £1040, Kilchiaran; £1035(8), Ballimartin; £990(3), Tallant; £985(10), Coullabus; £965(2), £950(4), Eorrabus; £925(10), £920, Kilchiaran; £910(2), Mansefield; £910(2), Kilbride. SALx – £1045, Kilbride. SIMx – £1050, Callumkill; £980(4), £925(2), Kilchiaran. SHx – £920, Kilchiaran.

Heifers –AAx – £1150, £1080(4), Uiskentuie; £1040(3), Ballimartin; £1040(3), Craigens; £1035(11), Uiskentuie; £1005, Craigfad; £990(4), £980(6), £970(3), Craigens; £965, Ballimartin; £925(7), Craigfad. BRBx – £940, Eorrabus. CHARx – £1000, Eorrabus; £980(2), Craigfad; £950(2), Tallant; £950, Eorrabus; £920, £910(2), Tallant. LIMx – £1290(2), Ardbeg; £1160, Foreland; £1115(3), £1100, £1080(7), Lossit; £1000(2), Eorrabus; £980(8), Ballimartin; £980, Eorrabus; £965(10), Ballimartin; £960(9), Ballychattrigan; £950(2), Ballimartin; £935, Tallant; £935(2), Foreland; £930(3), Kilbride; £925(6), Kilchiaran; £900(5), Coillabus; £900, Foreland. SIMx – £890(3), £865(5), Kilchiaran.

Leading prices per kilo

Bullocks – AAx – 279p, 274p(4), Tallant; 264p(5), Craigens; 260p(4), Kilbride; 259p(4), Craigens; 255p(12), 252p(11), Ballimartin; 251p(22), 250p(10), 248p(9), Craigens; 247p(8), Uiskentuie; 247p(10), Craigens; 246p, Duich; 245p, Uiskentuie; 245p(7), Craigens. CHARx – 304p(2), Tallant; 291p(3), Callumkill; 287p, 271p(3), 267p, Tallant; 263p, 258p(2), Callumkill; 257p(3), Mansefield; 256p(3), Eorrabus. LIMx – 332p(3), Tallant; 317p(4), Smaladh; 304p, Ballychattrigan; 284p, Cladville; 283p(9), Tallant; 281p, Cladville; 277p(2), Eorrabus; 276p(5), Foreland; 275p(4), Kilbride; 275p(2), Mansefield; 272p(5), Ballimartin; 272p(4), Ballychattrigan; 270p, 268p(6), Kilchiaran; 263p(8), Ballimartin; 261p(10), Kilchiaran; 260p(2), Kilbride; 260p(4), Foreland. SALx – 275p, Kilbride. SIMx – 284p(2), 281p, Cladville; 272p(2), Kilchiaran; 263p, 257p, Callumkill. SHx – 257p, Kilchiaran.

Heifers – AAx – 275p(3), Uiskentuie; 272p(11), Craigfad; 270p, Tallant; 268p(10), 267p(3), Craigens; 266p, Ballimartin; 266p, Ardfarnal; 262p(12), Craigens; 256p(7), Craigfad; 254p(3), Craigens; 254p(11), Uiskentuie; 248p(2), Duich; 248p, Craigfad; 246p, Duich; 245p, Craigfad. BRBx – 253p, Eorrabus. CHARx – 304p, 290p(2), Tallant; 267p(6), Mansefield; 265p(2), Tallant; 255p(2), 254p(7), Callumkill; 251p, Eorrabus; 245p(2), Craigfad. LIMx – 286p(3), Kilbride; 286p, 281p(7), Lossit; 279p(2), 274p, Tallant; 272p, Kilbride; 270p, Foreland; 269p(4), Ballychattrigan; 267p(2), Mansefield; 266p(10), Ballimartin; 265p, Kilchiaran; 263p, Eorrabus; 261p(5), Kilchiaran; 260p, Eorrabus; 259p(9), Ballychattrigan; 259p(8), Ballimartin; 256p(3), Lossit; 255p(2), Ballimartin; 253p(2), Tallant; 252p(2), Kilchiaran; 252p, Foreland; 251p(5), Coillabus; 251p(2), Eorrabus; 251p, Mansefield; 250p(2), Foreland. SIMx – 255p(4), 254p(2), Callumkill; 249p(5), Kilchiaran; 232p, Cladville.