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 Ltd., (December, 16th) sold 80 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (30) averaged 213p (-8.6p) and sold to 230p per kg and Â£1,565.60 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 10th) sold 162 weaned calves and store cattle, 26 adult head of breeding cattle and 104 OTM cattle. Bullocks (85) averaged 236.6p per kilo and sold to 304.5p per kilo for 220kg Charolais crosses from Corriebheinn Farm, Portree, and Â£1,180 gross for 568kg Shorthorn crosses from Badden, Kiltarlity.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 4th) sold 1,507 store sheep. Lambs (941) averaged Â£52.54 and sold to Â£83 gross for Beltex crosses from Lower Geanies, Fearn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 2nd) sold 45 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (25) averaged 214.3p (-15.9p) and sold to 231p per kg and Â£1,512.30 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 27th) sold 2,585 store sheep. Lambs (1,740) averaged Â£53.22 and sold to Â£87 gross for a pen Suffolks from Garfield, Dingwall.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 26th) sold 561 weaned calves and store cattle, 27 adult head of breeding cattle 149 OTM cattle. Weaned bullocks (234) averaged 248p and sold to 307.7p per kilo for a 195kg Limousin cross from Cranford, Gollanfield, and Â£1,260 gross for a 565kg Charolais cross from Torgormack, Beauly.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 25th) sold 101 prime cattle at its Christmas Show & Sale sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, John M. Munro Butchers, MacRae & Dick Landrover Centre, Craiglands Quarry, and Scot JCB and judged by Mr W.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 18th) sold 40 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 213.2p (-8.3p) and sold to 233p per kg for a 575kg Shorthorn cross from Sanquhar Mains, Forres, and Â£1,483.20 gross for a 720kg Simmental cross from Docharty Farm, Dingwall.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold 2,360 store sheep. Lambs (1,452) averaged Â£50.32 and sold to Â£75.50 gross for Texel crosses from Langal, Argyll.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 170 weaned calves and store cattle. Bullocks (78) averaged 239.2p and sold to 290.3p per kilo for a pen of 248kg Charolais crosses from Bernera Farm, Glenelg, and Â£970 gross for a 460kg Luing cross from 41 Croick, Halladale.
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