Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 30 September 2020
30th September 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 30th) sold 709 Continental cross store cattle, yearlings and weaned calves.
Bullocks (440) averaged 231.8p (up 27.0p on the year) and sold to 303.2p per kg for a 470kg Limousin cross from 1 & 2 Conon, Uig and £1,320 gross for a 690kg Charolais cross from Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord.
Heifers (269) averaged 218.7p (up 32.1p on the year) and sold to 324.3p per kg for a pen of 148kg Limousin crosses from 1 & 2 Conon, Uig and £1,520 gross for a 500kg Limousin cross from 2 Lochend, Barrock.
"All classes once again met an exceptional trade."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston, £635, 1 & 2 Conon, 279.0p; 251-300kg - Invercharron, Ardgay, £790, Upper Northfield, Hempriggs, £790, Achnaconeran Croft, Invermoriston, £790, 267.8p; 301-350kg – Upper Northfield, £880, New Cottage Farm, Lyth, 258.7p; 351-400kg – Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, £1,080, Invercharron, 273.7p; 401-450kg – Clury Farm, £1,180, 274.4p; 451-500kg – Invercharron, £1,200, Granish Farm, Aviemore, 253.9p; 501-550kg – 2 Lochend, £1,300, 238.5p;
551-600kg – 2 Lochend, £1,300, 232.1p; Over 600kg – Craigroy, Dallas, £1,255, 204.1p.
Heifers Up to 250kg – Grainish Farm, £600, Upper Northfield, Wick, 291.9p; 251-300kg – Achnaconeran Croft, Invermoriston, £710, 253.6p; 301-350kg – Invercharron, Ardgay, £900, 260.9p; 351-400kg – Invercharron, £1,000, Creag Bhalg, Kingussie, 268.4p; 401-450kg – Fairburn Farms, Urray, £1,050, 243.6p; 451-500kg – Murza, Bower, £1,130, 235.4p; 501-550kg – Milton Croft, Edderton, £1,120, Kildun, Dingwall, 222.0p; 551-600kg – 2 Lochend, £1,280, 230.6p; Over 600kg – Culmill, Kiltarlity, £1,080.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 30th) sold 95 OTM feeding cattle.
OTM feeding cows (83) averaged 123.8p and sold to 182.7p per kg for a 695kg Limousin cross cow from Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge and £1,370 gross for a 945kg Simmental cow from Achany Farm, Lairg.
OTM feeding bulls (12) sold to 128.4p per kg for a 475kg Limousin from Corriebheinn Farms, Achachork, and £1,330 gross for a 1,055kg Limousin from Easter Craggach, Kirkhill.
Other leading prices per head
OTM feeding cattle: Gorthleck Mains, Inverness, (LimX), £1,350; Clury, (Lim), £1,270; Badden, Kiltarlity, (ShoX), £1,210; Torran Farm, Delny, (SimX), £1,210; Inchindown, Invergordon, (AAX), £1,170; Inchindown, (CharX), £1,170; Waternish Farm, Waternish, (AA), £1,050; Swordale House, Evanton, (LuiX), £1,050; Penick Farms, Auldearn, (BBX), £990; 5 Drynoch, Carbost, (HerX), £970; Torran Farm, (BrbX), £910.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM feeding cattle: South Clunes, Kirkhill, (LuiX), 175.9; 7 Kinneras, Kiltarlity, (LimX), 159.1p; Inchindown, (AAX), 149.0p; Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie, (ShoX), 148.6p; Inchindown, (CharX), 147.2p; Achany Farm, (SimX), 145.0p;5 Drynoch, (HerX), 142.9p; Waternish Farm, (AA), 142.9p; Penick Farm, (BBX), 141.4p.