Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 10 May 2017
11th May 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 10th) sold 463 store cattle.
Bullocks (231) averaged 245.5p and sold to 294.3p per kg for a 265kg Charolais cross from Corriebheinn Farms, Portree, and £1,390 gross for a pair of 652kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Wester Moy, Urray.
Heifers (228) averaged 233.1p and sold to 341.7p per kg for a 360kg Limousin cross from The Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie, and £1,230 gross for a 550kg Limousin cross from Strone Farm, Fort William.
Young bulls (4) sold to 203.4p per kg and £1,000 for a 415 kg Limousin cross from Strone Farm, Banavie.
"A mixed show met a strong fast selling trade"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Drynie Farm, Dingwall, £660, Holly House, Conon Bridge, 248.9p; 251-300kg – 192 The Doll, Brora, £850, Strone Farm, 289.0p; 301-350kg – Glenbrittle, Carbost, £1,005, 291.3p; 351-400kg – 192 The Doll, £1,030, Corriebeg, Banavie, 275.0p; 401-450kg – Dunain Mains, Inverness, £1,170, Dunain Farm, 278.6p; 451-500kg – Lower Gartally Farm, Drumnadrochit, £1,150, Strone Farm, 244.0p; 500-550kg – Wester Moy, £1,260, 236.8p.
Heifers up to 250kg – 1 Sciberscross, Rogart, £610, The Arr, Lethen, 252.2p; 251-300kg – Redbank, Heights of Fodderty, £710, The Dell of Killiehuntly, £268.5p; 301-350kg – Dunain Farm, £880, 275.9p; 351-400kg – The Dell of Killiehuntly, £1,230, Drynie Farm, 238.1p; 401-450kg – Dunain Farm, £1,100, 265.1p; 451-500kg – No. 1 Achavandra, Dornoch, £1,140, 241.5p; 501-550kg – Kirkton Farm, Golspie, £1,170, 233.1p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 11th) sold 68 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (66) averaged 137.4p and sold to 189.6p per kg for a 575kg Limousin cross from Dunain Farm, Inverness, and £1,290 gross (twice) for a 920kg & 935kg Simmental crosses from Meikle Ussie, Dingwall.
OTM feeding bulls (2) sold to £1,370 gross and 109.1p per kilo for a 1200kg Simmental from Torran Farm, Delny.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Wester Moy, Urray, (AAX), £1,270; Dunain Farm, (LimX), £1,190; Drynie Farm, Dingwall, (SimX), £1,170; Slattadale, Achnasheen, (BBX), £1,170; Meadowcroft, Watten, (HexX), £1,110; Culbokie East, Culbokie, (BshX), £1,090.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Dunain Farm, (LimX), 165.3p; Ardnamurchan Estates, Kilchoan, (SimX), 161.0p; Culbokie East, (BshX), 160.3p; Slattadale, (BBX), 159.2p; Wester Moy, (AAX), 157.8p; Redhill, Allanfearn, (LuiX), 150.3p.