Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 May 2020
21st May 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 20th) sold 129 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their twelfth annual spring breeding sale sponsored by Davison's animal feeds.
Pedigree bulling heifers (82) averaged £1,650.29 and sold to 3,020gns (£3,171.00), twice for 25 month old heifers from Mr G. MacRae, Kintail, 120 Newton of Ferintosh, to J. C. Innes & Sons, Dunscroft, Huntly.
Pedigree yearling heifers (5) averaged £848.40 and sold to 840gns (£882.00) for a 14 month old heifer from Mr J. M. Haley, Lochan Farm, Kinrossie to Meikle Farms, Darvel, Ayrshire.
Sim/Luing heifers (13) averaged £1,085.54 and sold to 1,280gns (£1,344.00) twice from Messrs J. Lawrie, Tillyrie, Kinross, to Mr C. Arnot, Hatton Mill, Angus.
Un-registered bulling heifers (9) averaged £933.33 and sold to 1,080gns (£1,134.00) twice from Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd., Welbeck Estate, to Messrs Tulloch Farms, Upper Coullie, Laurencekirk.
Bulls (4) sold to 6,000gns (£6,300) for two 25 month old both from Messrs C. C. MacArthur & Co. Nunnerie Farm, Biggar, one selling to Firm of Ernest Crawford, Blarghour Farm, Dalmally, and the other to Mr A. Kennedy, Mitchell hill Farm, Biggar.
"Due to the popularity of the Luing breed, with enthusiasts all over the UK. A decision was taken by Dingwall & Highland Marts together with the Luing Cattle Society to conduct an online timed auction. With 129 head being traded throughout the UK at very acceptable prices."
Other leading prices:
Pedigree bulling heifers: Culmaily Farm, Golspie, 2,960gns (twice) & 2,420gns (thrice); Kintail, 2,580gns (twice); Clashnoir, Glenlivet, 1,980gns (twice) & 1,760gns; Nunnerie (twice), Inverbroom, Ullapool (thrice) 1,700gns.
Pedigree yearling heifers: Lochan Farm (4 times) 800gns.
Sim/Luing heifers: Tillyrie Farm (twice), 1,260gns; Lochan Farm (thrice), 1,020gns.
Un-registered bulling heifers: Welbeck Estates (thrice), 1,040gns.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January 20th) sold 670 store cattle, 5 adult head of breeding cattle 111 OTM cattle. Bullocks (441) averaged 242.3p and sold to 287.7p per kilo for a pen of 285kg Limousin crosses from Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch and £1,300 gross twice for a pen of 583kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from South Balkeith, Tain, and for a pair of 605kg Simmental crosses from Braelangwell, Balblair. Heifers (222) averaged 232.1p and sold to 334.4p per kilo for a 305kg British Blue cross from Shewglie Farmers, Glenurquhart and £1,600 gross for a 505kg Limousin cross from The Antlers, Occumster.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (January, 14th) sold 2,968 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,854) averaged £74.73 and sold to £130 for a Texel cross from Midbadgrinan, Culbokie.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 12th) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 212.4p (+1.4p) and sold to 215.0p per kg and £1,420.40 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 5th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 211.0p (-5.0p) and sold to 211.0p per kg and £1,297.65 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 16th) sold 33 MV accredited pedigree females at its annual sale. In lamb gimmers: Beltex sold to 1,500gns from Lochend Farm, Denny.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 22nd) sold 16 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 216.0p (+16.6p) and sold to 216.0p per kg twice and £1,285.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December 9th) sold 56 store cattle, 2 adult head of breeding cattle 67 OTM cattle. Bullocks (20) averaged 211.1p and sold to 242.9p per kilo for a 175kg Aberdeen Angus from Swordale Farm, Bonar Bridge and £775 gross for a 400kg Beef Shorthorn from 80 West Saval Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 8th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime heifers (10) averaged 209.8p (-1.4p) and sold to 221.0p per kg and £1,366.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December 2nd) 2nd special sale of breeding cattle sold 97 adult head of breeding cattle 13 OTM cattle. Heifers (9) sold to £1,260 gross from Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 1st) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (6) averaged 209.7p (-27.8p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,368.95 gross.