Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale 6 September 2017
6th September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 85 store cattle, 39 adult head of breeding cattle and 31 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (27) averaged 214.0p and sold to 325.0p per kg for an 80kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Proncy Farm, Dornoch, and £1,120 gross for a pair of 510kg Limousin crosses from Carrol Farm, Brora.
Heifers (58) averaged 206.3p for a Charolais cross heifer and sold to 243.5p per kg for a 345kg Charolais cross from Pitmain Farm, Kingussie, and £1,220 gross for a 555kg Limousin cross from Redhill, Allanfearn.
"A very mixed show for quality sold at satisfactory rates."
Cows with heifer calves at foot (16) sold to £1,750 gross for a Charolais cross cow with a Whitebred shorthorn. cross calf at foot from Dunlichity Farm, Farr.
Cows with male calves at foot (22) sold to £1,850 gross for a Hereford cross cow with a Charolais cross calf at foot from Dunlichity Farm.
Heifers with male calves at foot (1) sold to £1,000 for a British blue cross with a British blue cross calf at foot from Shewglie Farm, Glenurquhart.
OTM prime & feeding cows (27) averaged 136.1p and sold to 162.0p per kg for a 685kg pure Charolais from East Kirk, Wick, and £1,270 gross for an 845kg Simmental cross from Ballone, Abriachan.
OTM bulls (4) sold to 111.9p per kg for an 885kg pure Simmental from Belladrum mills, Kiltarlirty and £1150 gross for an 1105kg Aberdeen Angus from Torachilty, Contin.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks 251-300kg - 209 East Doll, Brora, £320, 123.1p ;301-350kg – Pitmain Farm Kingussie, £860, 252.9p; 351-400kg – Fanblair Farm, £900, 243.2p; 401- 450kg – Bogroy Farm, Tore, £960, Croft Grant, Brora, 234.6p;451-500kg – 5 Tomich, Beauly £1040, 208.0p; 501-550kg – Redhill, Allanfearn, £1105, Carrol Farm, 219.6p.
Heifers 251-300kg – Pitmain Farm, £605, 217.6p, 301-350kg – Pitmain Farm, £840, 216.9p; 351-400kg – New Croft, Knockfarrel, £855, 218.1p; 401-450kg – Leabost, Portree, £920, 209.1p; 451-500kg – Croft Grant, Brora, £1040, 216.7p; 501-550kg – Redhill, £1120 215.8p; over 551kg – Redhill, Allanfearn, £1170, 219.8p.
Other leading prices per head:
Cows with Heifer calf at foot: SimX – Blackpark, Nairn £1700; ShoX – Dunlichity Farm, £1550; AAX – Dunlichity, £1520; LimX – Dorrachan, £1350.
Cows with male calf at foot: ShoX – Dunlichity Farm, £1800; LimX – 18 South Erradale, Gairloch, £1800; AAX – Dorrachan, £1220; HerfX – Dunlichity Farm, £1200.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Inchindown, Invergordon, (CharX), £1250; East Kirk, Wick, (LimX) £1250; 14 Port Henderson, Gairloch, (SimX), £1110; East Kirk, (Char), £1110; Torachilty Farm, Contin, (AAX), £1010; Logiehill, Kildary, (BshX) £890.
OTM bulls: Belladrum Mills, (SIM), £990; Dorrachan, (AA) £870.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: East Kirk, (LimX) 156.3p, Inchindown, Invergordon, (CharX), 154.3p; 14 Port Henderson, (SimX), 152.1p; Torachilty Farm, (AAX), 149.6p; Logiehill, (BSH), 135.9p.
OTM bulls: Torachilty Farm (AA), 104.1p.