Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 22 January 2020
22nd January 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January 22nd) sold 914 store cattle, 23 adult head of breeding cattle 161 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (527) averaged 231.6p and sold to 276.3p per kilo for a pair of 257kg Limousin crosses from Westburn, Thurso, and £1,280 gross for a 705kg Simmental cross from Glebe Farm, Kiltarlity.
Heifers (384) averaged 216.9p and sold to 273.6p per kilo for a pen of 212kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr, and £1,240 gross for a 685kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 15 Balnadelson, Lairg.
Young bulls (3) sold to 208.3p per kilo for a 360kg Simmental cross from Culmaily Farm, Golspie, and £1,020 gross for a 515kg Limousin from Dunain Mains, Inverness.
In calf cows (19) sold to £1,050 gross for an Aberdeen Angus from Swordale Farm, Bonar Bridge.
In calf heifers (2) sold to £880 gross for an Aberdeen Angus also from Swordale Farm.
Heifer with calf at foot (2) sold to £1,580 gross for a Limousin heifer with a male calf at foot from Kirkhill Farm, Alves.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (161) averaged 118.1p and sold to 189.0p per kilo for a 545kg British Blue from Ardgayhill, Ardgay and £1,270 gross for an 895kg Charolais from Tore Mains, Tore.
"A highly satisfactory trade for all classes."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Shewglie, £655, Drimore Farm, Lochboisdale, 275.6p; 251-300kg - Torran Farm, Delny, £800, Drimore Farm, 275.9p; 301-350kg – Kintradwell Estate, Brora, £885, 25 Camultmuir, Kiltarlity, 262.1p; 351-400kg – Lochdhu, Nairn, £1040, 266.3p; 401-450kg – Dunain Farm, Inverness, £1145, 255.5p; 451-500kg – Dunain Farm, £1140, Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, 243.5p; 501-550kg – Druid Temple Farm, Inverness, £1190, Kinchyle Farm, 228.5p;551-600kg – Druid Temple Farm, £1250, South Balkeith, Tain, 214.3p; Over 601kg – Glebe Farm, £1270, 207.9p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Dunlichity Farm, £580, 257.6p; 251-300kg – Invercharron, Ardgay, £740, Shewglie Farm, Glenurquhart, 251.9p;301-350kg – Penick Farm, Auldearn, £830, Torran Farm, 244.8p; 351-400kg – The Cloy, Fortrose, £965, Lochdhu, 248.0p; 401-450kg – Charleston Farm, Barrock, £1100, 252.9p; 451-500kg – Druid Temple Farm, £1150, 237.1p; 501-550kg – South Balkeith, £1145, Forsie, Thurso, 217.8p; 551-600kg –. Ardjachie, Tain, £1200, 213.1p.
Other leading prices per head
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, (SimX), £1,250, £1,170; Tore Mains, (Char), £1,250; Kinchyle Farm, (LimX), £1,170; Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, (AA), £1,150, (BSH), £1,150; Teawig, Beauly, (LimX), £1,150; Castlecraig Farms, Tain, (ShoX), £1,130.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Todholes, Thurso, (BSH), 174.3p; Castlecraig Farms, (StX), 166.4p; Kinnahaird Farm, (SimX), 165.6p; Raitcastle Farm, (AA), 164.3p, (BSH), 164.3p; Charleston Farm, Thurso, (AAX), 154.0p.