Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 24 May 2017
24th May 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 24th) sold 294 store cattle.
Bullocks (154) averaged 251.4p and sold to 339.4p per kg for a pen of 218kg Simmental crosses from Proncy Farm, Dornoch, and £1,200 gross for a 585kg Simmental cross from 87 Torrobole, Lairg.
Heifers (132) averaged 231.5p and sold to 295.7p per kg for a pair of 208kg Simmental crosses from Proncy Farm and £1,080 gross for a 515kg Limousin cross from Corrachie, Avoch.
Young bulls (8) averaged 187.0p and sold to 220.8p per kg for a 630 kg Limousin from New Cottage Farm, Lyth, and £1,020 gross for a 308kg Limousin from Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston.
"A good show of grazing types met an exceptional demand"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Proncy Farm, £740, Balnearn Farm, Aberfeldy, 338.9p; 251-300kg - Proncy Farm, £840, 303.1p; 301-350kg - Grainish Farm, Aviemore, £880, 275.8p; 351-400kg – 2/5 Drumguish, Kingussie, £1,000, 274.0p; 401-450kg – Lower Sibster, Wick, £1,140, Altyre Estate, Forres, 273.4p; 451-500kg – 87 Torrobole, £1,110, Lower Sibster, 234.4p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Proncy Farm, £640, 290.9p; 251-300kg – Grainish Farm, £760, 262.1p 301-350kg – Altyre Estate, £850, 253.0p; 351-400kg – Caplich Estate, Oykel Bridge, £980, 248.1p; 401-450kg – Milton Farm, Aberarder, £1,000, Achavraat, Nairn, 242.7p; 451-500kg – Achnacloich, Alness, £1,010, 220.5p; 501-550kg – Achavraat, £1,070, 209.8p;
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 24th) sold 53 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (50) averaged 146.2p and sold to 185.7p per kilo for a 630kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Balintraid, Delny, and £1,230 gross for an 810kg Limousin cross from 87 Torrobole, Lairg.
OTM feeding bulls (3) sold to 121.6p per kg for a 370kg Aberdeen Angus from New Cottage Farm, Lyth, and £1,170 gross for a 1235kg Charolais from Gorthleck Mains, Gorthleck.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Ardjachie, Tain, (AAX), £1,230; 87 Torrobole, (LimX), £1,170; Milton Farm, Aberarder, (SimX), £1,150; Milton Farm, (SalX), £1,110; Drumbuie, Drumnadrochit, (CharX), £1,030.
OTM feeding bulls: 4 Glaick, Ardross, (Sim), £1,030.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Milton Farm, (SimX), 175.2p; 10 Carbostbeg, Carbost, (LimX), £173.0p; Wester Rarichie, Nigg, (StabX), 160.9p; 7 Torlum, Benbecula, (SalX), 157.9p; Wester Rarichie, (BBX), 157.7p; Achmore Farm, Stromeferry, (HigX), 156.8p.
OTM feeding bulls: 4 Glaick, (Sim), 100.0p.