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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Bull Sales - 19th April 2017 - Overall Champion Photo

19th April 2017

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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 19th) sold 16 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose, Aardvark Contracting Limited, Fortrose, Bank of Scotland & Surecalf with Zoetis.

The judge, Mr R. Mill, Forsie, Westfield, Thurso, awarded the supreme overall champion to Kinaldy Patrick, a 29 month old Aberdeen Angus by Promise Edinburgh, from Messrs Balavil Estate, Kingussie, to W S L Muir, Upper Onston, Orkney, for 2400gns. The reserve champion went to a 14 month old Simmental from Messrs D. & D. M. Leslie, Redhill Farm, Elgin.

Pedigree bulls (16) sold to a top of 3500gns for a 28 month old Charolais from Messrs J. H & S. M. Anderson, The Cloy, Fortrose, and averaged 2445gns (£2567.25).

Other leading prices:

Lim - Glendoe Estates, Fort Augustus, 3100gns, Easter Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck, 2380gns.

Sim - Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, 3400gns, Druid Temple Farm, Inverness, 3000gns, Redhill Farm, 2500gns, Newton of Darnaway, Forres, 2000gns.

AA - Kilmaluag House, Duntulm, 3000gns, 2500gns.

BSH – Glenrinnes Farms, Dufftown, 1950gns.

Char – Mains of Auchmedden, Pennan, 2800gns.

Breed averages: 3 Limousin 2460gns; 4 Simmental 2725gns; 6 Aberdeen Angus 2066gns; 1 British Shorthorn 1950gns; 2 Charolais 3150gns.

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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 19th) sold 81 adult head of breeding cattle.

Bulling heifers (12) sold to £1,350 gross for a British Shorthorn cross from Todholes, Weydale.

Cow with male calf (16) sold to £1,920 gross for a Simmental cross from the 7 Scaristavore, Isle of Harris.

Cow with female calf (24) sold to £2,300 gross for a British Blue from Upperton, Balnain.

Cow with twins (one) sold to £1,850 gross for a Limousin cross from the dispersal from Feabait Farm, Muir of Ord.

Heifer with female calf (one) sold to £850 gross for a British Shorthorn from 1 Obbe Road, Leverburgh.

In calf cows (19) sold to £1,400 gross for a Limousin cross from the dispersal of Feabait Farm.

In calf heifers (2) sold to £1,020 gross for Luing crosses from 5 Strathnaver, Kinbrace.

Bulls (6) sold to £3,400 gross for a Limousin from Easter Clune, Lethen.

"Well-bred bulls met a sound demand, breeding cows sold exceptionally well and were short of requirements."

Other leading prices

Bulling heifers: BshX – Todholes, £1,320, £1,300 & £1,280 (twice).

Cow with male calf: SimX – Blackpark, Nairn, £1,850; LimX – 7 Scaristavore, £1,820; CharX – Feabait Farm, £1,780; ShoX – Blackpark, £1,650.

Cow with female calf: LimX – Feabait, £2,250; BBX – Blackpark, £1,900; SimX – Blackpark, £1,850; AAX – 7 Scaristavore, £1,750.

In calf cows: LimX – Lochview, Kildary, £1,300; LuiX – 5 Strathnaver, £1,100; AAX – 3 Totescore, Portree, £950.

Bulls: Lim – Feabait Farm, £2,200; Bsho – Blackpark, £2,050; Sim – Tore Mains, Tore, £1,500.

 

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