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.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 25th) sold 56 store cattle, 2 breeding cattle, 4 OTM cattle and 31 sheep. Bullocks (26) averaged 231.2p and sold to 293.8p per kg for 160kg Limousin crosses from 5 Eyre, Snizort, and Â£1,150 gross for a 550kg Limousin cross from 2 Eynort, Carbost.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 24th) sold 87 store cattle, 1 adult head breeding cattle and 79 store sheep. Bullocks (43) averaged 220.0p and sold to 261.8p per kg for a 275kg Limousin cross from 21 Grenitote, Sollas, and Â£1080 gross for a 525kg Charolais cross from Glebe, Tigharry.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 23rd) sold 383 sheep of all classes. Lambs (185) sold to Â£77 gross for Crosses from Shewglie, Glenurquhart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 22nd) sold 25 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose, Aardvark Contracting Limited, Fortrose & Bank of Scotland. The judge, Mr Liam Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, Orkney, awarded the Champion to Brims Invincible, a 27 month old Limousin by Tehix, from Messrs W.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 21st) sold 68 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (42) averaged 201p (+0.2p) and sold to 217p per kg and Â£1,369.90 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 15th) sold 629 store cattle and 113 breeding heifers & 26 OTM cattle. Store bullocks (331) averaged 241.2p and sold to 295.8p per kg for a pen of 240kg Romagnola crosses from Calrossie Mains, Nigg, and Â£1,250 gross for a 560kg Charolais cross from 2 Lochend, Barrock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 14th) sold 57 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (35) averaged 200.8p (-4.9p) and sold to 213p per kg and Â£1,362.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 9th) sold 860 sheep of all classes. Lambs (493) averaged Â£57.31 and sold to Â£98 gross for Suffolk crosses from Shewglie, Glenurquhart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 8th) sold 29 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by A M Phillip Agritech, Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose, and Mill 'nâ€™ Mix Ltd, Dingwall. Bullocks (20) averaged 236.6p and sold to 297.7p per kilo for the supreme champion, a 440kg Limousin cross from Rachel Matheson, Ballicherry Farm, Balblair, and Â£1,320 gross for a 590kg Limousin cross from Euan MacIver, Upper Knockmuir, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 8th) sold 631 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale supported by Morrison's Supermarket, 10 adult head of breeding cattle and 23 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (241) averaged 228.9p and sold to 259p per kilo for a pair of 390kg Aberdeen Angus from Kirkton Farm, Golspie, and Â£1,300 gross for a pair of 725kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
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