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., (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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold 52 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (22) averaged 221.5p (+5.1p) and sold to 234p per kg and Â£1,603.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November, 8th) sold 147 cattle, 3 horses, 25 goats, 649 sheep including 141 Zwartbles, 598 lots of poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at their poultry, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (147) sold to Â£1300 gross twice for an in calf Longhorn heifer and a Longhorn cow with calf at foot, both from Bogburn, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 6th) sold 4,583 store sheep. Lambs (3,133) averaged Â£48.59 and sold to Â£86 gross for Mule ewe lambs from Lower Gaich, Dulnain Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 391 weaned calves and store cattle. Stot calves (181) averaged 247.5p and sold to 311.1 per kilo for 180kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity, Farr, and Â£1,020 gross for 390kg Charolais crosses from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 4th) sold 43 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 216.4p (-0.7p) and sold to 229p per kg and Â£1,608.75 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 3rd) sold 320 adult head of breeding cattle. Heifer with heifer calf (2) sold to Â£1,650 gross for a Shorthorn from 387 Elphin, Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 31st) sold 583 rams at its annual show and sale of North County Hill Cheviots. The overall champion was a two shear from Messrs W.
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