Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 8 April 2020
8th April 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 8th) sold 1,120 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 25 OTM cattle.
Aberdeen Angus bullocks (265) averaged 218.0p and sold to 241.4p per kilo for a pair of 290kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from 1 Kinloid, Arisaig and £1,195 gross for a pen of 570kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Ardjachie, Tain
Aberdeen Angus heifers (152) averaged 200.5p and sold to 214.9p per kilo for a pair of 442kg Aberdeen Angus crosses form North Calder, Halkirk and £1,070 gross for a pen of 524kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Ardjachie.
Aberdeen Angus young bulls (9) sold to 214.8p per kilo for a pair of 277kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Ardross Castle, Alness, and £840 gross for a 445kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 1 Raddery, Fortrose.
Other native bullocks (75) averaged 206.7p and sold to 242.6p per kilo for a pair of 305kg Beef Shorthorn crosses from Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie and £1,230 gross for a 615kg Beef Shorthorn from Balliefurth Farm Grantown on Spey.
Other native heifers (49) averaged 198.7p and sold to 235.5p per kilo for a pair of 310kg Saler cross from Croft Martin, Kingussie and £1,100 gross for a pair of 592kg Beef Shorthorn cross from Balliefurth Farm.
Continental bullocks (351) averaged 217.1p and sold to 255.6p per kilo for a pen of 270kg Charolais crosses from Tummel Bridge, Pitlochry and £1,280 gross for a 645kg Limousin cross from 7 Kinerras, Kiltarlity.
Continental heifers (211) averaged 216.5p and sold to 262.7p per kilo for a 335kg Limousin cross from Westburn, Thurso and £1,190 gross for a 545kg Limousin cross from 7 Kinerras.
Continental young bulls (8) sold to 194.2p per kilo for a 505kg Limousin cross from 3 Easter Kinkell, Dingwall and £770 gross for a 410kg Stabiliser cross from 31 Strath, Gairloch.
OTM cattle (25) sold to 164.8p per kilo for a 455kg Limousin cross cow from Calrossie mains, Nigg and £1,130 gross for an 865kg Limousin cross cow from Clury Farm, Dulnain.
"All classes of stock sold to a more than reasonable average given the current circumstances.'
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Aberdeen Angus bullocks 251-300kg - 1 Kinloid, £700, 241.4p; 301-350kg - North Calder, £820, 239.8p; 351-400kg – North Calder, £930, 237.2p; 401-450kg – Greenvale, Dunnet, £1,040, Torachilty Farm, Contin, 235.6p; 451-500kg – 1 Dounie, Edderton, £1,150, Torachilty Farm, 241.2p; 501-550kg – 2 Kingsburgh, Snizort, £1,180, Ardjachie, 225.9p; 551-600kg – 1 Benbhraggie, Golspie, £1,190, 202.7p; Over 600kg – Mid Fearn, Ardgay, £1,180, 193.1p.
Aberdeen Angus heifers 300-350kg – Ardross Castle, £700, 210.2p; 351-400kg – Achlain Estates, Inverness, £810, Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, 211.1p; 401-450kg – North Calder, £950, Balloan, Conon Bridge, 213.6p; 451-500kg – Wester Fearn, Ardgay, £985, Dell of Killiehuntly, 211.7p.
Other native bullocks 251-300kg – Greenvale, £670, 226.4; 301-350kg – Dell of Killiehuntly, £740, Greenvale, 219.5; 351-400kg – Lochdhu, Nairn, £795, Greenvale, 224.9; 401-450kg – Balliefurth Far, £900, Burnbank, 217.1p; 451-500kg – Hartmount, Scotsburn, £985, Lochdhu, 213.2p.
Other native heifers Up to 250kg – Colaboll Farm, West Shiness, £570, 228.0p; 251-300kg – Tummel Bridge, £580, Colaboll Farm, 207.8p; 301-350kg – Croft Martin, £730, Fisherton Croft, Westerton, 209.7p; 351-400kg – Comar, Cannich, £790, 200.0p; 401-450kg – Dell of Killiehuntly, £920, Balliefurth Farm, 203.9p.
Continental bullocks 251-300kg – Tummel Bridge, £690, Newlands of Clans, Lochflemington, 253.9p; 301-350kg – 2 Hallum, Forss, £850, Greenvale, 251.5p; 351-400kg – Dunain Farms, Inverness, £940, Dalbuiack, Carrbridge, 251.4p; 401-450kg – Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, £1,000, Dunain Mains, 227.0p; 451-500kg – Seafield Park Farm, Nairn, £1,055, 219.3p; 501-550kg – Alterwall, Lyth, £1,140, Ardnagrask, Muir of Ord, 217.8p.
Continental heifers 251-300kg – 2 Glaick, Ardross, £680, Greenvale, 260.0p; 301-350kg – Westburn, £880, Little Kildrummie, Nairn, 248.5p; 351-400kg – Little Kildrummie, £890, Westburn, 240.4p; 401-450kg – 7 Kinerras, £950, Little Kildrummie, 230.9p; 451-500kg – Meikle Ussie, Dingwall, £1,050, 212.1p; 501-550kg – Braelangwell, Balblair, £1,100, 215.7p; 551-600kg – 7 Kinerras, £1,150; Over 600kg – 7 Kinerras, £1,130.
OTM other leading prices per kg:
OTM cows: Calrossie Mains, (LimX), 142.9p; Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit, (CharX), 134.7p; Strathglass Farms, Cannich, (AAX), 132.9p.
OTM other leading prices per head:
OTM cows: Strathglass Farms, (SalX), £1,070, Lower Gartally, (CharX), £970; Strathglass Farms, (AAX), £970; Meadle, Struan, (LimX), £950.