Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 14 October 2017
14th October 2017
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 259 weaned calves and store cattle, 24 OTM cattle and 8 adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (183) averaged 221.4p and sold to 286.3p per kg for a pen of 255kg Simmental crosses from Moy Farm, Banavie, and £940 gross for a 490kg Simmental cross from 7 Back of Keppoch, Arisaig.
Heifers (76) averaged 214.4p and sold to 360.0p per kg for a pair of 125kg Simmental crosses from Moy Farm, and £980 gross for a 450kg Simmental cross from 7 Back of Keppoch.
Breeding cattle (8) sold to £920 gross for a Limousin cow with a male calf at foot from Insh Farm, Spean Bridge.
OTM cattle (24) sold to 142.4p per kg for a 625kg Limousin cross from Market Stance, Fort Augustus and £1,070 gross for an 845kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Toriri, Corpach.
"Highly satisfactory trade for most classes."
Other leading prices per head and per kg
Bullocks up to 200kg - 8 Cuiachuirn, Broadford, £480, 274.3p; 201-250kg – Branault, Acharacle, £620, 269.6p; 251-300kg – Moy Farm, £730, Keil Farm, Ardgour, 256.6p; 301-350kg – 8, 9, & 10 Cuilchenna, Onich, £700, 229.5p; 401-450kg – 26 Tomonie, Banavie, £850, 209.9p; 451-500kg – Tigh an Loin, Arisaig, £880, 7 Back of Keppoch, 191.8p.
Heifers up to 200kg – 2/3 Kinloid, Arisaig, £460, Kinloid, Arisaig, 235.9p; 201-250kg – Keil Farm, £590, 8 Cuiachuirn, 263.4p; 251-300kg – Achanaconeran Croft, Invermoriston, £600, 222.2p; 301-350kg – Achnaconeran Croft, £660, 216.4p; 351-400kg – 7 Back of Keppoch, £840, 212.7p; 401-450kg - 7 Back of Keppoch, £980, 217.8p.
Other leading prices per head
OTM cows: Cuil a Chiarain, Corpach, (AAX), £1030; Market Stance, (LimX), £910; Isle of Canna, Canna, (ShoX), £780.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM cows: Cuil a Chiarain, (AAX), 132.9p; Isle of Canna, (LuiX), 132.7p; Isle of Canna, (ShoX), 121.9p; Market Stance, (LimX), 116.7p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 14th) sold 41 prime cattle. Prime heifers (41) averaged 216.1p (+5.2p) and sold to 244.0p per kg and £1,419.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 9th) sold 3,314 store sheep. Lambs (2,171) sold to £69 gross for a pen of Texel cross lambs Moulinard House, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 337 weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 98 Highland and Highland crosses. Bullocks (112) averaged 191.9p and sold to 247.2p per kilo and £1,115 gross for a pen of 451kg Limousin crosses from Towerhill, Thurso.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 7th) sold 20 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 211.7 (-4.9p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,112.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 2nd) sold 3,224 store sheep. Lambs (2239) averaged £41.26 and sold to £88 gross for a Texel cross from Wester Raddery, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 6th) sold 136 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by PKN Nutrition and Scottish Woodlands. The overall champion was a shearling from Messrs MacDonald, Dalbuiack, Carrbridge, realising £1,000 to Mrs M.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 4th) sold 496 weaned calves at their first annual district ballot show and sale. The show champion sponsored by Barclays Transport, Portsoy and Zoetis with Surecalf was awarded to an eight month old Limousin cross bullock from A MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea scaling in at 305kg and realising £800 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 29th) sold 6,140 store lambs. Lambs (6,140) averaged £37.49 and sold to £64 for a Cross from Balcherry, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 28th) sold 5,614 breeding and store sheep. Breeding ewes (3,558) averaged £51.77 and sold to £101 for Cheviots from Craiglea Croft, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 27th) sold 555 yearling weaned calves at their annual show and sale of native and continental store cattle (including an Aberdeen Angus section) sponsored by Shearwell Data & Beedie Bros. Ltd., Haulage Contractors.
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