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Store bullocks sell to a top of 337p per kg at Stirling

United Auctions sold 1174 store bullocks at Stirling on Wednesday to a top of 337.3p per kg and an average of 220.6p (+9.6p on the week), while 933 store heifers peaked at 318p and levelled at 211.7p (+12p).

One-hundred-and-five young bulls sold to 261.3p and averaged 207.7p.

In the rough ring, 230 cows averaged 145.8p.

The firm went on to sell 4230 prime hoggs at the same venue on Thursday to a top of £96 per head and 222p per kg to average 165.6p (+7.1p).

The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers' Mart sold 6767 prime hoggs in Longtown on Thursday to a top of £104.50 and 251p to average 172p (+3.5p).

There were also 6435 cast sheep forward with heavy ewes selling to £134.50 for Texels and averaging £63.40 (-£1.94), while light ewes peaked at £62.50 for Blackfaces and levelled at £36.32 (+£2.49).

Cast rams sold to £118.50 for a Charollais and averaged £61.90 (-£1.67).

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