Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 26 April 2017
26th April 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 26th) sold 784 store cattle and 64 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (429) averaged 245.1p and sold to 319.1p per kg for a pair of 257kg Limousin crosses from Trien Croft, Carbost, and £1,355 gross for a pair of 615kg Limousin crosses from Udale, Poyntzfield.
Heifers (353) averaged 239.3p and sold to 336.6p per kg for a pen of 202kg Limousin crosses from Drumgask, Laggan, and £1,190 gross for a 545kg Limousin cross from Castlecriag Farms, Nigg.
Young Bulls (2) sold to 229.8p per kg for a 235kg Shorthorn cross from 20 Lonbuie, Culburnie, and £700 gross for a 320kg Saler cross from Westfield Farm, Thurso.
"All classes sold at extreme rates."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - 107 Torroble, Lairg, £625, Drumgask, 278.8p; 251-300kg – Trien Croft, £820, 30 Big Sand, Gairloch, 286.8p; 301-350kg – Torgormack, Beauly, £1,070, Wester Tomloan, Ardclach, 276.0p; 351-400kg – Flowerburn Mains, Fortrose, £1,010, Torgormack, 279.8p; 401-450kg – Torgormack, £1,170, 274.0p; 451-500kg – Torgorm, Conon Bridge, £1,170, 251.6p; 501-550kg – Udale, £1,260, Druid Temple, Inverness, 239.6p; 551-600kg – Shantullich, Munlochy, £1,350, Udale, 220.3p; 600 up – Shantullich, £1,240, 189.3p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Trien Croft, £700, 293.6p; 251-300kg – Flowerburn Mains, £870, 294.9p; 301-350kg – Achnahannet, Dulnain Bridge, £925, Wester Tomloan, 278.3p; 351-400kg – Wester Tomloan, £1,020, 272.0p; 401-450kg – Torgormack, £1,140, 281.5p; 451-500kg – Meikle Ussie, Dingwall, £1,170, Castlecraig Farms, 242.1p; 501-550kg – Castlecraig Farms, £1,190, 218.4p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 26th) sold 64 OTM cattle
OTM prime and feeding cows (64) averaged 141.5p and sold to 201.8p per kg for a 550kg Saler cross from Westfield Farm, Thurso and £1,210 gross for a 810kg Limousin cross from Clury Farm, Dulnain.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Eilburn, Conon Bridge, (SimX), £1,190; Migdale, Bonar Bridge, (LimX), £1,170; 16 Tigharry, Lochmaddy, (AAX), £1,130; Torgorm, Conon Bridge, (CharX), £1,110; Westfield Farm, (SalX), £1,090; 1 Clachan Farm, Lochmaddy, (ShoX), £1,050.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cows: 2/3 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy, (LimX), 172.3p; Torgorm, (SimX), 166.4p; 1 Clachan Farm, (ShoX), 157.9p; Torgorm, (CharX), 157.5p; Westfield Farm, (BGX), 157.1p; Westfield Farm, (SalX), 154.5p; Tullyglens, Dunphail, (AAX), 152.1p.