Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 4 March 2020
4th March 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 4th) sold 365 store cattle 43 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (215) averaged 229.9p and sold to 269.4p per kg for a pen of 258kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from 2 Borgie, Skerray and £1,180 gross twice for a pair of 535kg Limousin crosses and for a 560kg Limousin cross all from Udale, Poyntzfield.
Heifers (124) averaged 222.3p and sold to 250.0p per kg twice for a pen of 320kg Charolais crosses from Wester Craiglands, Fortrose and for a pen of 340kg Charolais crosses from Druid Temple Farm, Inverness and £1,310 gross for a 745kg Simmental cross from Fairburn Farm, Urray.
Young Bulls (14) averaged 197.6p and sold to 211.0p per kg for a 365kg Limousin cross from Ardival, Strathpeffer and £980 gross for a 560kg Aberdeen Angus from Stonehouse, Brora.
"All classes met a firm trade."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Morile, Tomatin, £550, 232.1p; 251-300kg – 2 Borgie, £695; 301-350kg – Wester Craiglands, £900, 263.2p; 351-400kg – Druid Temple Farm, £1,000, Tulchan £910, The Cloy, Fortrose, 256.8p; Tulchan 252.0p 401-450kg – Lower Whitebog, Fortrose, £1,070, Altyre Estate, Forres, £1,070, the Cloy, 249.4p; 451-500kg – Udale, £1,090, 256 Rearquhar, Dornoch, £1,090, Mayfield, Thurso, 234.8p; 501-550kg – Udale, £1,140, The Cloy, £1,140, Udale, 225.7p; 551-600kg – Balliefurth Farm, Grantown on Spey, £1,160.
Heifers up to 250kg – 8 Borgie, £440, 195.6; 251-300kg – Morile, £650, 2 Borgie, 223.4p; 301-350kg – Druid Temple Farm, £850, 246.4p; 351-400kg – Lower Whitebog, £970, Druid Temple Farm, 245.9p; 401-450kg – Lochdhu, Nairn, £1,090, Balvullich Farm, Muir of Ord, 243.4p; 451-500kg – The Arr, Lethen, £1,090, 222.5p; 501-550kg – The Arr, £1,130, 210.8p; 551-600kg – Easter Hardmuir, Auldearn,£1,060.
OTM cattle (42) averaged 121.3p per kg and sold to 154.2p per kg for a 910kg Shorthorn cross from Rothiemurcus Estate, Aviemore and £1,110 gross for an 855kg Shorthorn cross from Woodside, Strathpeffer.
OTM bulls (1) sold to 102.7p per kg and £970 gross for a 945kg Charolais from Torgormack, Beauly.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM cows: Craigscorrie, Kilmorack, (SimX), £1,090; Tullochgorm Farm, Boat of Garten, (AAX), £1,070; 199 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, (LimX), £1,030; 10 Hougharry, Lochmaddy, (LimX), £1,030; Lower Whitebog, (LimX), £1,030; Abersky, Torness, (SimX), £1,030; Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston, £1,020; Rothiemurcus Estate, (LimX), £1,010.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM cows: Rothiemurcus Estate, (LimX), 148.5p; 199 Lednabirichen, (LimX), 146.1p; Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, (SAX), 142.6p, 141.1p; Lower Whitebog, (LimX), 139.2p; Balintraid, Delny, (LimX), 138.1p; Tomchrasky, (LimX), 136.6p.