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.