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.