Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 June 2017
22nd June 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 21st) sold 139 store cattle and 12 adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (73) averaged 249.1p and sold to 381.8p per kg for a 110kg Limousin cross from 1 Kilbride, Broadford, and £1,230.00 gross for a 630kg Saler cross from Milton Farm, Aberarder.
Heifers (55) averaged 236.4p and sold to 303.8p per kg for a pen of 158kg Limousin cross from 7 Kingsburgh, Portree, and £1,170.00 gross for a pen 500kg Beef Shorthorn crosses from Alvie Estate, Kincraig.
Young bulls (11) sold to 188.4p and sold to 218.9p per kg for a 370kg Shorthorn cross from Kirkton Farms, Kirkhill, and £1,300.00 gross for a 670kg Simmental from Kinnahaird Farm, Contin.
Cow in calf (5) sold to £940 gross for a Simmental cross cow in calf to a Simmental bull from Proncy Farm, Dornoch (twice).
Cow with male calf at foot (3) sold to £1,040 gross for a Saler cross cow with a Saler cross calf at foot from 7 Torlum, Benbecula.
Cow with heifer calf at foot (1) sold to £950 gross for a Limousin cross cow with a Shorthorn cross calf at foot from Dhivach Farm, Drumnadrochit.
Breeding Bulls (3) sold to £1,100 gross for a Simmental from Balnespick, Kincraig.
"A mixed show on offer, sold at extreme rates"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Midbadgrinan, Culbokie, £710, Proncy Farm, 325.3p; 251-300kg – Calrossie Mains, Nigg, £785, Midbadgrinan, 276.9p; 301-350kg – Balcherry, Tain, £890, Inchindown, Invergordon, 275.6p; 351-400kg – Achue, Ardgay, £950, Inchindown, 259.2p; 401-450kg – 14 Baligill, Strathy, £940, 229.3p; 451-500kg – Ballone, Abriachan, £1,120, 233.3p; 501-550kg – Ballone, £1,170, 227.6p; 551-600kg – 262/264 Rearquhar, Dornoch, £1,200, 212.4p.
Heifers up to 250kg – 7 Kingsburgh, £600, Proncy Farm, 300p; 251-300kg – Keoldale Sheep Stock Club, Lairg, £780, Achentoul, Kinbrace, 271.4p; 301-350kg – Alvie Estate, £860, 252.9p; 351-400kg – Balcherry, £880, 237.8p; 401-450kg – Alvie Estate, £950, 236.3p; 451-500kg – Wester Moy, Urray, £1,160, 236.7p; 501-550kg – Proncy Farm, £1,110, Balcherry, 211.8p; 551kg up – Glenside, Glenurquhart, £980, 159.4p.
Cow in calf: Proncy Farm, (SimX), £880 (twice), £780.
Cow with male calf at foot: Dhivach Farm, (LimX), £900.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 21st) sold 73 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (70) averaged 134.9p and sold to 183.4p per kilo for a 725kg Charolais cross from Achue, Ardgay, and £1,430 gross for an 845kg Simmental cross from 6 Ardindrain, Kiltarlity.
OTM feeding bulls (3) averaged 114.0p and sold to 122.7 p per kilo for a 660kg Beef Shorthorn from New Croft, Knockfarrel, and sold to £1,190 gross for an 1110kg Beef Shorthorn from Craigroy, Edderton.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Easter Sheep Park, Balblair, (SimX), £1,370; Torran Farm, Delny, (CharX), £1,370; Torran Farm, (AAX), £1,370; Rhevackin Farm, Kiltarlity, (LimX), £1,230; Calrossie Mains, Nigg, (BBX), £1,210; New Croft, (ShoX), £1,090.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Torran Farm, (SimX), 174p; Torran Farm, (AAX), 170.2p; Kirkton Farms, (BrbX), 168.5p; Torran Farm, (CharX), 168.1p; 6 Ardindrain, (LimX), 156.5p; Calrossie Mains, (BBX), 147.6p.