Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 15 April 2020
15th April 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 15th) sold 486 store cattle and 17 OTM cattle.
Store bullocks (266) averaged 221.4p and sold to 256.4p per kg for a 195kg Charolais cross from Whitebog, Rosemarkie, and £1,070 gross for a pen of 436kg Charolais crosses from Glaick, Ardross.
Store heifers including Hi-Health (212) averaged 220.3p and sold to 401.2p per kg for a pair of 172kg Simmental crosses from 2 Scallasaig, Glenelg, and £1,400 gross for a pair of 545kg and a 595kg Simmental crosses both from Broomton, Auldearn.
Young bulls (8) averaged 208.0p and sold to 252.6p per kg for a 190kg Limousin cross from 2 Torvaig, Portree and £1,000 gross for a 555kg Aberdeen Angus from Meadow Croft, Watten.
"All grazing type cattle were short of buyer's requirements and many more could have been sold."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Markethill, Fort Augustus, £550, 250.0p; 251-300kg – Easter Springfield, Balblair, £710, 240.7p; 301-350kg – Whitebog, £840, Dowally Farm, Ballinluig, £805, Lower Whitebog, Fortrose, 250.0p; 351-400kg – Whitebog, £970, 248.7p; 401-450kg – Glaick, £1,030, 245.4p; 451-600kg – Glaick, £1,050, 228.3p.
Heifers up to 250kg – 2 Kingsburgh, Snizort, £570, 2 Torvaig, 247.6p; 251-300kg – Whitebog, £655, 253.9p; 301-350kg – 2 Kingsburgh, £750, Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, 233.2p; 351-400kg – Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, £890, 234.2p; 401-450kg – Kinnahaird Farm, £1,280, 290.9p; 451-500kg – Kinnahaird Farm, £1,350, 290.3p; 501-550kg – Kinnahaird Farm,£1,350, 263.7p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 15th) sold 17 OTM cattle.
Prime & feeding OTM cattle (17) sold to 153.8p per kg for a 455kg Limousin cross from Markethill, and £1,190 gross for a 995kg Aberdeen Angus from Culrain Mains, Ardgay.
Other leading prices per head:
Prime & feeding OTM cattle: Ardnagrask, Muir of Ord, (LimX), £1,050; Strathglass Farms, Cannich, (AA), £1,030; Gorthleck Mains, Inverness, (SimX), £970.
Other leading prices per kg:
Prime & feeding OTM cattle: Ardnagrask, (LimX), 152.2p; Strathglass Farms, (AA), 130.4p; Gorthleck Mains, 127.6.