Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 9 November 2016
10th November 2016
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 9th) sold 363 weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 94 Highland and Highland crosses in their special sale of Highland Cattle.
Bullocks (131) averaged 208.5p and sold to 266.7p per kilo for a 195kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge, and £970 gross for a 510kg Limousin cross from Conon Mains Farm, Conon Bridge.
Heifers (109) averaged 201.0p and sold to 288.0p per kilo for a 205kg Whitebred Shorthorn cross from 10 Badluarach, Dundonnell, and £900 gross for a pen of 372kg Luing crosses from 5 Strathnaver, Kinbrace.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks (41) sold to 210.9p per kg for a 275kg Highland cross from Rovie Lodge, Rogart, and £605 gross for a pair of 288kg Highland crosses from Glencassley Farm, Lairg.
Highland & Highland cross heifers (53) sold to 256.0p per kg for a 250kg Highland cross from Glencassley Farm, and £740 gross for a pair of 468kg Highlands from Craig Dhu Estate, Newtonmore.
Breeding cattle (29) sold to £1000 gross for an Aberdeen Angus bull from Breakachy, Laggan.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - Craigton, £520, Rowanbarn, Plockton, 256.4p; 201-250kg - 3 Ardmore, Waternish, £630, 260.3p; 251-300kg – Culkein, Stoer, £610, 211.8p; 301-350kg – 80 West Saval, £765, Ardross Castle, Ardross, 231.3p; 351-400kg – 80 West Saval, £840, Keoldale, Durness, 233.8p; 401-450kg – Balnuran, Culloden, £870, Conon Mains Farm, 197.7p; 451-500kg – Conon Mains Farm, £940, 188.0p.
Heifers up to 200kg – Craigton, £465, 242.2p; 201-250kg – 10 Badluarach, £720, 277.6p; 251-300kg – Ardross Castle, £660, Woodlands, Daviot, 236.4p; 301-350kg – 5 Strathnaver, £670, 211.9p; 351-400kg – Keoldale, £800, 5 Strathnaver, 241.9p; 401-450kg – Riverdale Cottage, Balmacara, £700, 168.7p.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks up to 200kg – Tote House, Portree, £300, 179.6p; 201-250kg – Glencassley Farm, £460, 209.1p; 251-300kg – Rovie Lodge, Rogart, £580, Glencassley Estates, 210.1p; 301-350kg – Glencassley Estates, £600, 190.5p; 351-400kg – Drumbuie, Drumnadrochit, £530, 139.5p; 401-450kg – 8 Kingsburgh, Portree, £510, 134.9p.
Highland & Highland cross heifers up to 200kg – 1 & 7 Ardmore, Portree, £320, Tote House, 197.5p; 201-250kg – Rovie Lodge, £570, 232.7p; 251-300kg – Brae Grudie, Beauly, £640, 214.8p; 301-350kg – Lower Toftingall, Wick, £680, 212.5p; 351-400kg – Rovie Lodge, £490, 132.4p; 400-450kg – Inverinate Estate, Kyle of Lochalsh, £680, 166.3p.
Breeding cattle – High cow with heifer calf at foot – Lower Toftingall, £680; High bull – 38 Sangomore, Durness, £880; High cow in calf – Lower Toftingall, £880; Sho cow with male calf at foot – Culkein, Lochinver, £810; High cow with male calf at foot – 124 West Langwell, Rogart, £670.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 9th) sold 79 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (79) sold to 204.0p per kg for a 388kg Aberdeen Angus from Strathglass Farms, Cannich, and £1,030 gross for a 610kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Breakachy, Laggan.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Strathglass Farms, (AA), £970; Balintraid, Delny, (AAX), £970; Knockandhu, Tomatin, (ShoX), £950; Knockandhu, (LimX), £910; 17 Achnairn, Shinness, (Lui), £870; 9 Lochussie, Dingwall, (SimX), £850.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Strathglass Farms, (AA), 230.0p; Breakachy, (AAX), 168.9p; Easter Templand, Fortrose, (LimX), 123.4p; 9 Lochussie, (SimX), 118.p; 17 Achnairn, (Lui), 111.1p.