Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 15 October 2016
17th October 2016
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 15th) sold 286 weaned calves and store cattle, 27 OTM cattle and 5 adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (179) averaged 241.8p sold to 361.3p per kg for a 155kg Limousin cross from Keil Farm, Ardgour, and £890 gross for a 405kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Glendoe Estates, Fort Augustus.
Heifers (107) averaged 218.0p and sold to 300.0p per kg for pair of 210kg Charolais crosses from Keppoch Farms, Roy Bridge, and £1,100 gross for a 570kg Simmental cross from Moy Farm, Banavie.
Breeding cattle (5) sold to £1,100 gross twice for in calf Simmental cross heifers from Traigh Farms, Arisaig.
OTM cattle (27) sold to 119.0p per kg for a 580kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 1 Harland, Fort William, and £710 gross for a 655kg British Shorthorn cross also from 1 Harland.
Other leading prices per head and per kg
Bullocks up to 200kg - Moy Farm, £590, 337.1p; 201-250kg – Keppoch Farms, Roy Bridge, £660, 2/3 Kinloid, Arisaig, 309.1p; 251-300kg – 1 Kinloid, Arisaig, £710, Insh Farm, Spean Bridge, 270.6p; 301-350kg – Insh Farm, £770, Glenluie, Invergarry, 232.3p; 351-400kg – Glendoe Estates, £840, 212.7p; 401-450kg – Culachy Estate, Fort William, £740, Glendoe Estate, 219.8p; 451-500kg – Toriri, Corpach, £870, 189.1p.
Heifers up to 200kg – 13 Calgarry, Ardvasser, £410, 248.5p; 201-250kg – Keppoch Farms, £630, Branault, Acharacle, 288.4p; 251-300kg – Traigh Farm, £690, 1 Kinloid, 256.6p; 301-350kg – Muck Farms, Isle of Muck, £680, 223.0p; 351-400kg – Traigh Farm, £620, 165.3p; 401-450kg – Toriri, £760, 181.0p; over 450kg – Moy Farm, £980, 193.0p.
Other leading prices per head
OTM cows: Strathlinnie, Onich, (SimX), £690; 1 Harland, (AAX), £690; Muck Farms, (LuiX), £670; Altour Cottage, (BG), £630.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM cows: 1 Harland, (ShoX), 108.4p; Strathlinnie, (SimX), 105.3p; Muck Farms, (LuiX), 104.7p.