Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 13 November 2019
14th November 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold (384) weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 71 Highland and Highland crosses.
Bullocks (157) averaged 198.2p per kilo sold to 262.8p per kilo for a 255kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £985 gross for a 485kg Blonde D'Aquitaine cross from Muirend Croft, Auldearn.
Heifers (119) averaged 186.6p per kilo and sold to 254.3p per kilo for a 175kg Luing from Kerrysdale Farm, Gairloch and £860 gross for a 475kg Shorthorn from Croft 1, Balmacara.
Young Bulls (4) averaged 185.8p per kilo and sold to 189.4p per kg and £820 gross for a pen of 433kg Beef Shorthorns from Alvie Estate, Kincraig.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks (26) sold to 234.0p per kg for a 235kg Highland cross from Glencassley Farm, Lairg and £700 gross for a 450kg Highland cross from Balvraid Lodge, Tomatin.
Highland & Highland cross heifers (45) sold to 260.9p per kg and £600 gross for a 230kg Highland cross from Woodlands, Daviot.
In calf cow (16) sold to £900 gross for a Highland from 72 Centre Street, Kelty.
In calf heifer (3) sold to £1,350 for a Limousin from Backmuir Farm, Keith.
Cow with male calf at foot (6) sold to £940 gross for a Hereford cross from Lower Toftingall, Wick.
Cow with heifer calf at foot (8) sold to £940 gross for a Highland cross from Balvraid Lodge, Tomatin.
"A very mixed show of all breeds, sold at satisfactory rates"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks 201-250kg - 12 Airdens, Bonar Bridge, £640, 2 Achnagarrin, Rogart, 257.1p; 251-300kg – Kintradwell Estate, Brora, £685, Rhilochan, Rogart, 237.0p; 301-350kg – 2 Achnagarrin, £755, 225.4p; 351-400kg – Achany Farm, Lairg, £860, 215.0p; 401-450kg – Strathy East, Portskerra, £940, 217.6p; 451-500kg – West Lochend Farm, Loch Flemington, £975, Muirend Croft, 197.9p; 501-550kg – Barns of Hempriggs, Wick, £900, 176.5p.
Heifers up to 200kg – 12 Airdens, £390, 220.3p; 201-250kg – 12 Airdens, £525, Craigton, 253.7p; 251-300kg – Kintradwell Estate, £640, 2 Achnagarrin, 229.6p; 301-350kg – Kerrysdale Farm, £750, 241.9p; 351-400kg – Achany Farm, £840, 218.2p; 401-450kg – Muirend Croft, Auldearn, £840, 202.4p; 451-500kg – Achnacloich, Ardross, £810, Croft 1, 181.1p; 501-550kg – Drumgask, Laggan, £760.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks 201-250kg –Woodlands, £570, 232.7p; 251-300kg – Woodlands, £650, 232.1p; Over 300kg – Balvraid Lodge, £510, 155.6p.
Highland & Highland cross heifers 251-300kg – Glencassley Farm, £600, 214.8p; 351-400kg – Davidson Croft, Strathpeffer, £540, 153.4p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold 80 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (77) sold to 163.2p per kg for a 435kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty and £1,030 gross for an 850kg Luing from Culmaily Farm, Golspie.
OTM Bullocks (3) sold to 154.4p per kg and £710 gross for a 460kg Shorthorn from Towerhill, Thurso.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Balnabual, Dalcross, (BAX), £990; Guisachan Farm, Tomich, (LUI), £950, (Lim), £950; Culmaily Farm, (LUI), £950; 43 Bernisdale, Portree, (AA), £930.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Abriachan, Inverness, (BRB), 147.8p; 3 Griminish, Benbecula, (SHO), 141.1p; the Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie, (LimX), 135.0p; Glenurquhart Farm, (AAX), 132.6p.