Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 17 May 2017
17th May 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 17th) sold 103 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their ninth annual spring breeding sale sponsored by W & A Geddes and Harbro Ltd.
Pedigree bulling heifers (74) averaged £1,519.52 and sold to 1,995gns (£1,900), twice for 25 month old heifers from Mr F Scott Renwick, Inverbroom Farm, Ullapool, to A & C Matheson, Upper Bogrow, Tain.
Pedigree yearling heifers (11) averaged £910.64 and sold to 1,050gns (£1,102.50) for a 14 month old heifer from Welbeck Estates, Welbeck, to Messrs Todholes, Northumberland.
Sim/Luing heifers (6) averaged £1,277.50 and sold to 1,470gns (£1,400) from Messrs A. L. & A. C. McCall, Culmaily Farm, to Messrs A. S. Budge, Milton Farm, Thurso.
Breeding cattle (9) sold to 1575gns (£1,500) for a Luing cow with a heifer calf at foot from Messrs R. M & M. J. McCall, Inverbrora Farm, Brora, to Firm of Ernest Crawford, Blarghour Farm, Argyll.
Bulls (3) sold to 5,775gns (£5,500) for a 24 month old from Messrs C. C. Macarthur & Co, Nunnerie Farm, Biggar, to Messrs Ben Challum Ltd., Woodburn, Crieff.
Other leading prices:
Pedigree bulling heifers: Inverbroom, 1,850gns, 1,800gns; Ardlarach, Oban, (eight times), Monzie Farm, Perth-Shire, (twice) 1,700gns; Ardlarach, (twice), Inverbrora Farm, (thrice), 1,650gns; Inverbroom, (twice), Monzie Farm, (four times), Inverbrora Farm, (twice), 1,600gns; Welbeck Estates, (twice), 1,550gns; Fearn Farm, Tain, (twice), 1,520gns.
Pedigree yearling heifers: Welbeck Estates, (four times), Inverbrora, (twice), 1,000gns.
Sim/Luing heifers: Culmaily Farm, (twice), 1,400gns; Tillyrie, Kinross, (twice), 1,150gns, 1,100gns.
Breeding cattle: Inverbrora Farm, (twice), for a cow with heifer calf at foot, 1,700gns, and 1,620gns for a cow with male calf at foot; Inverbroom, 1,500gns for a heifer in calf.
Bulls: Culmaily Farm, 3,600gns.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May,17th) sold 244 adult head of breeding cattle including sale of Highland cattle.
Highland bullocks (8) sold to £730 gross, (twice), from Morriston House, Fraserburgh.
Highland heifers (34) sold to £950 gross for a pen from 8 Corntown, Conon Bridge.
Highland bulls (2) sold to £520 gross from Hillend, Auldern.
Commercial bulling heifers (49) sold to £1,220 gross for a pair of Beef Shorthorns from Achvarasdal Farm, By Thurso.
In calf cows (7) sold to £1,120 gross for a Shorthorn from 29/30 Borve, Skeabost.
In calf heifers (8) sold to £1,400 gross, (thrice), for a Luing cross from Bruaich Mills Farm, Kiltarlity.
Cow with male calf (47) sold to £1,025 gross for a Limousin cow with a Shorthorn cross calf from Migdale, Bonar Bridge.
Cow with female calf (46) sold to £2,400 gross for a Limousin cow with a Shorthorn calf from Migdale.
Heifer with male calf (10) sold to £1,150 gross for Simmental cross cow with a Limousin calf from 4 & 5 Totescore, Portree.
Heifer with female calf (14) sold to £1,100 gross for Aberdeen Angus cross cow with a Limousin calf from The Arr, Lethen.
Bulls (19) sold to £3,800 gross for a Limousin from Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge.
Other leading prices:
Highland bullocks: Shewglie, Glenurquhart & Kilmartin Hall, Invergordon, (twice), £510.
Highland heifers: 8 Corntown, (twice), £850, Morriston House, (twice), £800, 4 Bualnaluib, Achnasheen, £750, Morriston House, (five times), £700.
Bulling heifers: Sho - Craigroy, Edderton, & Achvarasdal Farm, £1,200; LuiX – 4 Bualnaluib, £1,150; SimX – Craigview, Arisaig, £1,140; AAX – 4 Bualnaluib, £1,050; LimX – Westfield, Thurso, £950.
In calf cows: ShoX – 29/30 Borve, £1,100; SimX – Muirton Mains, Muir of Ord, £920.
In calf heifers: LimX – Rovie Lodge, Rogart, £980, Muirton Mains, £950.
Cow with male calf: SimX – Blackpark, Nairn, £2,000: LimX – Muirton Mains, £1,900, £1,800; BRB – Muirton Mains, £1,700, Blackpark, £1,680; AAX – Migdale, £1,650; ShoX – Blackpark, (twice), £1,600; SalX – Coilach, Muir of Ord, (twice), £1,480.
Cow with heifer calf: LimX – Migdale, £2,220, £2,050; SimX – Blackpark, £2,000; BRB – Cranford, Gollanfield, £1,700; AAX – Inkstack, Thurso, £1,520.
Bulls: Lim – Easter Aberchalder, Gorthleck, £3,000; SimX – Mains of Househill, Nairn, £2,080; Sho – Cragganvallie, Beauly, £1,980.
Heifer with male calf: SalX – 4 & 5 Totescore, £2,000; AAX – The Arr, £1,850.
Heifer with female calf: SalX – 4 & 5 Totescore, £1,920; AAX – The Arr, (twice), £1,850; SimX – 4 & 5 Totescore, £1,850;