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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 30 September 2009

29th September 2009

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 30th) sold 703 store cattle and 15 OTM cattle.
The judge, Mr T. Henderson, Udale, awarded the champion to a 510kg Limousin bullock from Firm of J. Munro & Son, Invercharron, Ardgay, realising 1000 to the judge. The reserve from Mr D. Dalgetty, 21 Cabrich, Inverness, was a 475kg Limousin bullock realising 940 also to the judge.
Other prizes awarded:
Best pen of four bullocks or heifers
1st - Messrs R. & A. Meiklejohn, 2 Forss, Thurso, 451kg, 905
2nd - Messrs D. & E. Forbes, Sunnylea, Balblair, 588kg 1030
Best pair of bullocks
1st - Firm of J. Munro & Son, 475kg, 880
2nd - Messrs D. & E. Forbes, 590kg, 1035
Best bullock
1st - Firm of J. Munro & Son, 510kg, 1000
2nd - Mr D. Dalgetty, 475, 940
Best heifer
1st - Firm of J. Munro & Son, 455, 900
2nd - Firm of J. Munro & Son, 535, 860
Best pen of four or more Charolais sired bullocks or heifers
Messrs E. Fraser & Co, Gorthleck Mains, Inverness, 423kg, 855

Bullocks (402) averaged 182.7p and sold to 273.9p per kg for a 230kg Limousin cross from 4 Borve, Isle of Harris, and 1,065 gross for 595kg Limousin bullock from Sunnylea, Balblair.
Heifers (301) averaged 173.1p and sold to 212.9p per kg for a pen of 350kg Limousin crosses from Fornighty Farm, Nairn, and 1,000 gross for a 565kg Limousin cross from 3 Glaick, Ardross.
OTM cows (15) averaged 103.7p and sold to 124.8p per kg for a 605kg Limousin cross from 4 Glaick and 765 gross for a 680kg Simmental cross also from 4 Glaick.
"An excellent show of mainly yearling cattle sold extremely well."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - 1 Obbe Road, Leverburgh, 365, 226.7p; 201-250kg - 4 Borve, 630, 1 Obbe Road, 224.4p; 251-300kg - 1 Obbe Road, 590, 226.9p; 301-350kg - Culmill, Kiltarlity, 670, The Rowans, Brora, 211.1p; 351-400kg - Invercharron, 830, Culmill, 219.2p; 401-450kg - Alvie Estate, Kincraig, 940, 211.2p; 451-500kg - Alvie Estate, 980, 206.6p; 501-550kg - 18 Camultmuir, Kiltarlity, 1000, Invercharron, 196.1p; 551-600kg - Sunnylea, Balblair, 1035, 179p.
Heifers up to 200kg - 1 Obbe Road, 330, 183.3p; 201-250kg - Carn Gorm, Inverinate, 400, 4 Borve, 187.2p; 251-300kg - The Rowans, 540, 183.1p; 301-350kg - Fornighty Farm, Nairn, 745, Invercharron, 190p; 351-400kg - Alvie Estate, 780, 2 Forss, 206.9p; 401-450kg - Wester Tomloan, Ardclach, 840, Alvie Estate, 197.8p; 451-500kg - Invercharron, 900, 197.8p; 501-550kg - Hedgefield, Beauly, 950, 175.9p; 551-600kg - 4 Glaick, Ardross, 915, 3 Glaick, 177p.
Other leading prices per head
OTM cows: 4 Glaick, (CharX) 735; Croft Martin, Kingussie, (BBX), 725; Coldhome Farm, Fortrose, (Lim), 705; Bogburn Farm, Duncanston, (SaX), 675.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM cows: Balmaglaster Farm, South Laggan, (Lim), 122.8p; Croft Martin, (BBX), 115.1p; Bogburn Farm, (SaX) 110.7p; 4 Glaick, (CharX), 105.8p.

 

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