Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 29 May 2019
29th May 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 29th) sold 124 store cattle.
Bullocks (63) averaged 212.5p and sold to 256.7p per kg for a 335kg Blonde D'Aquitaine cross from Penick Farm, Auldearn, and £1,010 gross for a 48kg Shorthorn cross from Craigroy, Edderton.
Heifers (56) averaged 207.3p and sold to 253.6p per kg for a 280kg Limousin cross from Leabost, Glenhinnisdale and £1,010 gross for a 475kg British Blue cross from Ballagan, Inverness.
Young bulls (5) averaged 193.8p and sold to 203.8p per kg for a 265 kg British Blue cross from 2 Cragganvallie, Kiltarlity and £760 gross for a pair of 375kg Simmental crosses from Druim Torrach Croft, Isle of North Uist.
"A mixed show on offer met an acceptable trade"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks 251-300kg - Leabost, £690, 230.0p; 301-350kg - Penick Farm, £860, Lower Sibster, Wick, 230.4p; 351-400kg – Ballagan, £880, Leabost, 224.7p; 401-450kg – Braehead, Ulbster, £880; 451-500kg – Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty, £980, Craigroy, 210.0p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Pitmain Farm, Kingussie, £575, 230.0p; 251-300kg – 129 West Langwell, Rogart, £725, Caplich Estate, Oykel Bridge, 244.7p 301-350kg – Penick Farms, £755, 239.7p; 351-400kg – 15 Glenconon, Uig, £830, 221.3p; 401-450kg – Coldhome Farm, Fortrose, £870; 451-500kg – Culmaily Farm, Golspie, £970, Ballagan, 212.6p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 29th) sold 51 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (48) averaged 129.3p and sold to 174.0p per kilo for a 615kg Simmental cross and £1,210 gross for an 895kg Simmental cross both from Torgorm, Conon Bridge.
OTM feeding bulls (3) sold to 139.7p per kg and £1,390 gross for an 995kg Limousin cross from Coldhome Farm.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: 4 Glaick, Ardross, (CharX), £1,150; Torgorm, (CharX), £1,150, £1,130; 4 Drumloan, Drumnadrochit, (BBX), £1,070; Torgorm, (SHO), £1,070, £1,030; Torgorm, (SimX), £1,070, £1,010; Sornum, Easter Kinkell, (SimX), £1,050; Druim Torrach Croft, (SimX), £1,050.
OTM feeding bulls: Coulmore, North Kessock, (AA), £930.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Torgorm, (SHO), 153.7p, 147.6p; 4 Drumloan, (BBX), 152.9p; 4 Glaick, (CharX), 147.4p; Ardjachie, Tain, (AAX), 147.1p, 145.9p; Dunmaglass Estate, Inverness, (LimX), 146.2p; Druim Torrach Croft, (SimX), 140.9p; Balintraid, Delny, (LimX), 140.2p.