Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 2 November 2016
3rd November 2016
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 2nd) sold 302 store cattle.
Bullocks (179) averaged 213.2p and sold to 278.4p per kilo for a pen of 255kg Limousin crosses from Erchite, Dores and £1,110 gross for pens of 561kg and 547kg Shorthorn crosses and from Balliefurth Farm, Grantown on Spey.
Heifers (123) averaged 199.4p and sold to 271.2p per kilo for a 295kg Limousin cross from Dunmaglass Estate, Dores, and £1,020 gross for a 565kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Drumbuie, Drumnadrochit.
"Quality cattle met a sound enquiry, plainer and smaller calves tended easier."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - Carn Gorm, Kyle, £415, 244.1p; 201-250kg – Balnabruich, Ardgay, £570, Erchite, 251.1p; 251-300kg – Morile, Tomatin, £760, 263.9p; 301-350kg – Balnabruich, £770, Dunmaglass Estate, 257.0p; 351-400kg – Lochdhu, Nairn, £1040, 263.3p; 401-450kg – Lochdhu, £960, 229.7p; 451-500kg – Inchcape, Rogart, £950, Croft Grant, 201.0p; 501-550kg – Inchcape, £1010, Balliefurth Farm, 202.9p.
Heifers up to 200kg – Leault Farm, Kincraig, £335, Dunachton, Kincraig, 179.1p; 201-250kg – Erchite, £600, 240.0p; 251-300kg – Dunmaglass Estate, £800, Erchite, 244.1p; 301-350kg – Lochdhu, £760, 224.9p; 351-400kg – Lochdhu, £930, 238.5p; 401-450kg – Lochdhu, £885, 209.7p; 451-500kg – Alvie Estate, Kincraig, £930, 189.8p; 501-550kg – Croft Grant, £1000, 190.2p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 2nd) sold 79 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (79) averaged 94.5p and sold to 166p per kilo for a 500kg Luing cross from Ahmore, Lochmaddy, and £1,050 gross for an 830kg Simmental cross from Balnespick, Kincraig.
Other leading prices per head
OTM prime & feeding cows: Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, (LimX), £1005; Langwell Beag, Ardgay, (WshX), £890; Corriemoillie, Garve, (ShoX), £870.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cows: Langwell Beag, (WshX), 144.7p; Clury Farm, (LimX), 133.8p; Doneve Croft, Lochcarron, (ShoX), 123.0p.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 22nd) sold 4235 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (3,434) Sold to £67.50 gross for a pen of Cheviot lambs from Annbank, Kilchoan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (September, 23rd) sold 358 rams and females at its annual show and sale sponsored by Norvite. The judges, Mr John & Mr James Scott, Fearn Farm, Tain, awarded the overall show champion and winner of the Mountrich trophy to a Suffolk shearling from Messrs A.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 20th) sold 1164 store cattle at their annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle sponsored by Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants, Inverness & Zoetis with Surecalf. The judge, Mr D.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 19th) sold 32 prime cattle. Prime heifers (32) averaged 216.7p (-5.5p) and sold to 226.0p per kg and £1,537.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 11th) sold 5,117 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual show and sale. The gimmer judge, Mr B.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 85 store cattle, 39 adult head of breeding cattle and 31 OTM cattle. Bullocks (27) averaged 214.0p and sold to 325.0p per kg for an 80kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Proncy Farm, Dornoch, and £1,120 gross for a pair of 510kg Limousin crosses from Carrol Farm, Brora.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 5th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (6) averaged 225.2p (N/C) and sold to 236.0p per kg and £1,339.30.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 29th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime heifers (26) averaged 221.7p (-10.7p) and sold to 235.0p per kg and £1,562.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (August, 25th) sold 101 rams at its sixth annual ‘Great from Grass' on farm sale of rams at Fearn Farm, Tain, on behalf of Messrs J Scott & Partners. Texel shearlings (34) averaged £822.44 and sold to 1,250 guineas thrice.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August 24th) sold 13,469 store lambs at their annual sale. Cheviot wedder lambs (7,411) averaged £42.62 (-£5.53 on the year) and sold to £72.00 gross from Burnbank, Isle of Canna.
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