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Dingwall & Highland Marts 4th Anniversary Show and Sale Of Store Cattle

18th July 2007

Photograph of Dingwall & Highland Marts 4th Anniversary Show and Sale Of Store Cattle

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (July 18th) sold 1,384 store cattle in the Anniversary show and sale.

The Judge, Mr Alan Turnbull of Meadowend, Clackmannan, chose a 510kg senior Limousin heifer from J Munro & Son, Invercharron, Ardgay, which realised 760 to D Morrison, No. 141 Burnside, Kinlochbervie as his Overall Champion in the Conanvet sponsored singles show. The Reserve Champion award went to a 600kg senior Limousin bullock from Gaich Farms, Lower Gaich, Dulnain Bridge, realising 810 to T H Stevenson & Sons, Balmacolly Farm, Bankfoot.

Bullocks (768) averaged 133.4p (-5.4p on the year) and sold to 171p per kg for a 420kg Limousin from Meikle Geddes, Nairn and 900 gross for a 770kg Charolais cross from Pithogarty, Tain.

Heifers (616) averaged 125.2p (-2.6p on the year) and sold to 175.7p per kg for a 370kg Limousin from Blackcastle, Gollanfield, and 810 gross for a 675kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Gaskbeg, Laggan.

"Quality kinds from Caithness met a strong demand."

Leading prices per head: Bullocks 251-300kg - S Streight, Upper Thrumster, 400. 301-350kg - L P Hazell, Gansclett, 470. 351-400kg - D & C Sandison, Smerral, 580; R R Mackay & Co., Greenvale, 560; R R Mackay & Co., Rattar Mains, 550; Messrs Geiselittle Farm, Thurso, 535. 401-450kg - Greenvale, 610; Geiselitte, 560; Rattar Mains, 550; Smerral, 545. 451-500kg - Smerral, 615; Rattar Mains, 610.

Heifers 301-350kg - Upper Thrumster, 395; Gansclett, 370. 351-400kg - Rattar Mains, 550; Smerral, 490; Gansclett,Geiselittle, 470. 401-450kg -Smerral, 550; Greenvale, 530.

Leading prices per kg: Bullocks 251-300kg - Upper Thrumster, 144p. 301-350kg - Gansclett, 137p. 351-400kg - Smerral, 146p; Rattar Mains, 141p; Greenvale, Geiselittle, 140p; Gansclett, 134p. 401-450kg - Greenvale, 143p; Geiselitte, 135p; Smerral, 131p; Rattar Mains, 125p. 451-500kg - Smerral, 134p; Rattar Mains, 132p.

Heifers 251-300kg - Upper Thrumster, 129p. 301-350kg - Gansclett, 122p; Upper Thrumster, 117p. 351-400kg - Rattar Mains, 141p; Smerral, 131p; Geiselittle, 125p. 401-450kg - Rattar Mains, 129p; Greenvale, 128p; Smerral, 123p.

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