Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Pedigree Bulls Sale
8th May 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 9th) sold 28 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose.
The judge, Mr Liam Gunn, Caithness Livestock Breeders, Thurso, awarded the Champion to a Caithness Fargo, a 22 month old Charolais by Harviestoun Casino, from Messrs D & M Campbell, Lingland, Lybster, to Backmuir Trading, Keith, Banff shire, for 5400gns. The reserve champion went to a 25 month old Saler from Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose, and sold for 3500gns to Messrs J & M McConnachie, Culfoichmore, Grantown on Spey.
Pedigree bulls (28) sold to a top of 5400gns for the champion, and averaged 2655.36gns (£2788.13).
Other leading prices:
Char - Culdrain Lodge, Huntly, 4300gns, 3000gns; Tore Mains, Tore, 2400gns.
Lim - Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, 5000gns; Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck, (Ross), 4200gns; Brims Mains, Thurso, 3000gns.
Sim - Druid Temple Farm, Inverness, 3900gns; Auchorachan, Glenlivet, 3800gns; Torran Farm, Delny, 3000gns.
AA - Wester Fearn, Ardgay, 3000gns; Steall, Fort William, 2500gns.
BSH - 1 Skaill, Dounreay, 2000gns.
Breed averages: 5 Charolais 3320gns; 9 Limousin 2783.33gns; 9 Simmental 2222.22gns; 3 Aberdeen Angus 2400gns; 1 Saler 3500gns; 1 British Shorthorn 2000gns.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (January, 28th) sold 2955 sheep of all classes. Lambs (2280) averaged Â£57.88 and sold to Â£88.50 gross for Texel crosses from Teanluick, Beauly.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 27th) sold 40 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (22) averaged 218.3p (+4.9p) and sold to 224p per kg and Â£1,482.40 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 22nd) sold 172 weaned calves and store cattle. Bullocks (104) averaged 246.9p and sold to 288p per kg for a 250kg Limousin cross from 20 Grenitote, Sollas, and Â£1070 gross for a 430kg Limousin cross from 21 Grenitote, Sollas.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 21st) sold 826 store cattle, 70 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (539) averaged 236.4p, (238.8p last year) and sold to 296.4p per kg for a pen of 280kg Limousin crosses from Garthbeg Farms, Gorthleck, and Â£1,460 gross for 672kg Charolais crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 20th) sold 65 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (31) averaged 213.4p (-3.4p) and sold to 225p per kg and Â£1,449.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (January, 14th) sold 1,997 sheep of all classes. Lambs (988) averaged Â£61.96 and sold to Â£82 gross for Suffolk cross ewe lambs from Bogallan, North Kessock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 6th) sold 64 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (29) averaged 211.4p (-2.0p) and sold to 223p per kg and Â£1,562.40 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 30th) sold 65 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (29) averaged 213.4p (-0.3p) and sold to 232p per kg and Â£1,562.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 23rd) sold 56 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (24) averaged 213.7p (+0.7p) and sold to 221p per kg and Â£1,508.70 gross.
Dingwall, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 22nd) sold 167 lots of Christmas poultry. Oven ready turkey (121) averaged 204.7p per lb and sold to 300p per lb for a 14lb bird from Balnakyle Farm, Aberlour, and Â£45 gross for a 17.5lb bird from No.
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