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Thursday, September 26

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 766 Store Cattle at their Sale in Ayr. A mixed show for quality with trade similar

366 Beef Bullocks averaged 228.3p/kg or £956.62

117 Friesian Bullocks averaged 163.2p/kg or £736.45

283 Heifers averaged 216.1p/kg or £832.23

Top price of the day was £1400 for a pair of Shorthorn Bullocks off Brackenhill or 263.7p/kg for a pen of Charolais Bullocks off High Woodston, Heifers peaked at £1340 for a Limousin Heifer off Pinvalley or 257.9p/kg for a Charolais heifer off Deepstone, Friesian Bullocks topped at £1200 off Muirlaught or 184.2p/kg for a pen off Lochnaw Home Farm

Leading Prices (per head) Bullocks: Short: £1400 Brackenhill Char: £1360 £1290 Gass (Straiton) £1240 North Auchenbrain £1200 High Woodston £1190 Gass & High Woodston £1160 £1140 & £1135 High Woodston £1120 Routdaneburn £1080 Balkissock £1060 Chapelton & Routdaneburn Lim: £1280 Maxwelston £1250 Carbieston Byres £1240 Ballycurrie & Brackenhills £1205 Gass £1200 Bridgend £1180 Gass £1160 Carbieston Byres & Knockterra £1150 Bridgend £1120 Maxwelston £1085 & £1070 Pinvalley £1070 Knockterra £1050 High Park £1020 Bankend & Gass Sim: £1250 High Kilbride £1210 & £1125 South Barr £1110 Bridgend £1090 High Garphar £1080 Bushglen £1050 High Park £1010 Lochnaw Home Farm A/A: £1230 Glengennet £1185 Laigh Drumdow £1070 Windyhall £1060 Dalvennan £1020 Broadstonehall & Bushglen B/B: £1220 & £1195 High Kilbride Saler: £1045 North Hill of Dripps Luing: £1010 South Annan Friesian: £1200 Muirlaught £1000 Brackenhill £1185 Auchenbay £975 Cathkin £910 & £900 Gabrockhill

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bullocks: Char: 263.7p High Woodston Sim: 259p Lochnaw Home Farm Lim: 254.6p West Newton A/A: 243.2p Windyhall (Bute) Short: 241.5p Little Tongue Hfd: 238.7p Little Tongue Blonde: 232.4p Mossend (Ayr) Fr: 184.2p Lochnaw Home Farm

Leading Prices (per head) Heifers: Lim: £1340 Pinvalley £1190 Yondeton £1135 Brackenhill £1080 Barneil £1060 Bankend £1050 Burnton (Crosshill) £1030 Newfield £1025 Pinvalley B/B: £1185 Auchenbay A/A: £1100 Dalvennan £965 Knockrevoch £905 Dalvennan Sim: £1100 High Garphar £1020 Haining Mains £980 Sessionfield £975 Haining Mains £945 Hapland Char: £1095 North Auchenbrain £1085 & £1070 Balsaggart £980 Deepston Blonde: £890 Mossend (Ayr) Hereford: £845 Craigmine

Leading Prices (per kilo) Heifers: Char: 257.9p Deepston Lim: 250.5p Yonderton Blonde: 237.3p Mossend (Ayr) A/A: 222.2p Dalvennan Sim: 216.2p Sessionfield B/B: 215.5p Auchenbay Short: 210p Little Tongue

1943 sheep sold today at their second Blackface Ewe and Gimmer Sale. Blackface Ewes sold to a top price of £65 for a pen of Ewes from Duhorn, Ballantrae followed closely at £62 for a pen from W Scott & Son, Balkissock, Ballantrae. Blackface Gimmers sold to a top price of £96 for a pen from D Murray, Dalmorton, Straiton followed at £95 for a pen from J Menzies, Holehouse, Largs. Mule Gimmers sold to a top price of £140 for a pen form Dinwoodie, Dalrymple, Mule Ewe Lambs sold to a top price of £76 for a pen from J Menzies, Holehouse, Largs. A large attendance of Buyers actively looking for store lambs all classes were £2 to £3 dearer on the week, selling to a top of £73 for a pen of Continental Lambs from DL Jamieson, Hartfield followed at £69 for a pen of Texel Lambs from J McVey, Ascog , Isle of Rothesay. The 1383 store lambs forward averaged £54.77 (+ 2.14 on the week)

Leading Prices (per head) (Breeding Sheep) blackface Ewes (uncrossed): £65 Duhorn £62 Balkissock £59 Duhorn Blackface Gimmers: £96 Dalmorton £95 Holehouse (Menzies) £92 Dalmorton Mule Gimmers: £140 Dinwoodie Mule Ewe Lambs: £76 & £71 Holehouse (Menzies)

Leading Prices (per head) (Store Lambs) Continental: £73 Hartfield Texel: £49 Ascog £68 Craigengillan Home Farm Sfk: £66.80 Shieldhill (McIntyre) Texel Cross: £65.50 Auchenhew, Isle of Arran £65 Ascog(R’say) Beltex: £64.50 Woodgreen & Hartfield Sfk Cross: £64.20 Auchenhew, Arran Charolais: £64 South Annan Cont Cross: £64 Craigengillan Home Farm & Routenburn Beltex Cross: £63.50 Glendoune & Rankinston (Craig) Rouge: £62.50 Chapelton (Wilson) Lleyn: £62.20 Shieldhill (McIntyre) Rouge Cross: £62 Moyne Roussin: £62 Dalreoch Cheviot: £60 Brodick Cross: £57 Ascog, R’say Blackface: £56 Little Tongue Mule: £55.50 Avisyard Chev Cross: £55 Harplaw

Tuesday, September 24

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, had 53 Prime Cattle and Young Bulls, a poorer show for quality, trade similar.

17 Heifers averaged 228.8p/kg or £1256.88

17 Beef Bullocks averaged 228.25p/kg or £1284.91

9 Friesian Bullocks averaged 143.6p/kg or £766.67

8 Young Bulls (Beef) averaged 226.6p/kg or £1328.45

2 Young Bulls (Dairy) averaged 145.2p/kg or £717.50

Top price of the day was 247p/kg for a smart Limousin Heifer off Auchentibbert or £1506.75 for a Limousin off Genoch Mains, Bullocks topped at 245p/kg for a Simmental off Genoch Mains or £1576.25 for a Saler Cross off Dindinnie, Young Bulls to 237p/kg for a Simmental off Hapland or £1404.00

Leading Prices (Per Kilo) Heifers: Lim: 247p & 245p Auchentibbert 245p Genoch Mains 242p Routdaneburn & Auchentibbert 240p Auchentibbert 240p (x2) Routdaneburn Sim: 230p Auchentibbert Char: 224p Balsaggart

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bullocks: Sim: 245p & 244p Genoch Mains Char: 243p Brownsfield Sal: 242.5p Dindinnie 242p Genoch Mains Lim: 242p & 240p Challochmun 240p Holmes Friesian: 165p Park O Barnaigh Hfd: 212p Cairn Gal: 198p Whitehurst Park

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bulls:

Sim: 237p 234p & 233p Hapland Fr: 138p Craigie Mains

A larger show of 23 Dairy Cattle with better show for quality forward, top price of the day was £2300 for a very stylish Holstein Friesian Heifer off Crumhaugh. The whole sale averaged £1606

Leading Prices:HF Heifer: £2300 Crumhaugh £2150 West Spittal £1880 South Kilbride £1850 South Lanridge £1820 Wynton £1780 Crumhaugh £1750 Wynton

68 Calves and Stirks sold with all types being slightly dearer to cash

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Bulls: AAx: £485 & £440 Graystale £330 Broomberry £310 Conrick Limx: £400 Bruchag £385 Mansefield Mains £290 Graystale BBx: £335 East St Colmac £260 & £250 Auchleand Smx: £330 Drumsmodden £245 Bourtreebush

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Heifers: Chx: £435 Graystale £385 Dunduff £310 Kilhenzie Limx: £380 Graystale £370 Mansefield Mains £310 Mansefield Mains £300 Meikle Float BBx: £300 Drumsmodden £260 Craigie Mains Smx: £240 Bourtreebush

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297 Cast Cows & Bulls sold today, trade for fleshy sorts similar to last week with leaner Dairy types cheaper.

7 Bulls averaged 116.02p/kg

160 Beef Cows averaged 131.6p/kg

130 Dairy Cows averaged 101.2p/kg

Bulls topped at £1490 for an A/A off Upper Carlston or 127.9p/kg for a Friesian off Little Cairnbrook, Beef Cows sold to £1740 for a B/Blue off Little Cairnbrook or 224.7p/kg for the same, Dairy Cows to £1160 for a Friesian off High Park or 169.6p/kg for a Friesian off Davidson, Clean Cattle to £1380 for a Friesian off Park O Barnaigh or 207.1p/kg for a Saler Bullock off Benston.

Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:

A/A: £1490 Upper Carlston £1270 Drannigower Sim: £1120 Burntshields Friesian: £940 Little Cairnbrook

Leading Prices (per head) Cows:

B/B: £1740 & £1640 Little Cairnbrook £1340 Thornton Sim: £1370 & £1240 Genoch Mains £1230 & £1150 Balsaggart A/A: £1350 Holmbyre £1250 Genoch Mains Short: £1350 Genoch Mains £1080 Holmes Lim: £1360 Muirluaght £1240 Fisherton Sal: £1270 Genoch Mains Bax: £1140 Yonderton Char: £1200 Laigh Corton Devon: £990 Graystale Hfd: £940 Little Tongue Friesian: £1160 High Park £100 Culscadden Fr Blks: £1380 & £1240 Park O Barnaigh Sim Blks: £1280 & £1220 Blackwater B/B Blks: £1220 Blackwater Sal Blks: £1190 & £1160 Benston Sim Hfr: £1230 Mid Ascog Fr Blks: £1070 Boclair £1060 Davidston & Portyerrock