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 and Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 1,983 store sheep. Lambs (1,149) sold to Â£75 gross for Mule ewe lambs from Lower Gaich, Dulnain Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts (November, 7th) sold 2 cattle, 3 horses, 22 goats, 1007 sheep including 109 Zwartbles, and 508 lots of poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at their poultry, rare &#38;#38; traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (2) sold to Â£480 gross for a Dexter cow with calf at foot from Achnahinich, Plockton.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 4th) sold 584 weaned calves and store cattle. Stot calves (193) averaged 228.5p and sold to 322.2p per kilo and Â£1,160 gross for 360kg Limousin cross from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 22nd) sold 2,868 store sheep. Lambs (1,906) averaged Â£45.27 and sold to Â£74 gross for Texels from Burnside Croft, Jamestown.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 20th) sold 48 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (18) averaged 206.2p (-10.5p) and sold to 214p per kg and Â£1,438.20 gross.
STORNOWAY, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 15th) sold 1,701 sheep. Store lambs (630) sold to Â£52 gross for Suffolk crosses from 13 Cross Skigersta Road, Ness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 13th) sold 47 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (9) averaged 216.7p (-2.1p) and sold to 228p per kg and Â£1,459.35 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 1630 weaned calves at their second annual district ballot show and sale. The judge, Mr G.
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 12th) sold 103 weaned calves and store cattle, 6 breeding cattle and 38 OTM cattle. Bullocks (52) averaged 218.5p and sold to 250.0p per kg for a pair of 180kg Charolais crosses from 5 Borreraig, Dunvegan, and Â£800 gross for a 420kg Limousin cross from 4 Treaslane, Skeabost Bridge.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October 8th) sold 2,076 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,148) sold to Â£65.50 gross for Suffolk crosses from Blargie Farm, Laggan.
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