Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 October 2020
21st October 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 21st) sold 544 weaned calves and store cattle and 8 adult head of breeding cattle.
Stot calves (332) averaged 230.5p (last year 207.9p) and sold to 329.0p per kilo for a pair of 152kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr and £1,300 for a 745kg Limousin cross from Achavraat, Nairn.
Heifer calves (196) averaged 228.9p (last year 198.0p) and sold to 336.1p per kilo for a pair of 122kg Whitebred Shorthorn crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr and £1,200 for a 605kg Aberdeen Angus from Culrain Mains, Ardgay.
Young Bull (16) sold to £900 from Curlew, Mybster.
Breeding cattle (8) sold to £1,420 for a Shorthorn cross cow with heifer calf from Splockhill, Rogart.
"A mixed show on offer fully maintained recent trends."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - Morile, Tomatin, £570, 1 Obbe Road, Leverburgh, 303.0p; 201-250kg - 1 Obbe Road, £730, 304.2p; 251-300kg – Shop Farm, Scotscalder, £860, Monkstadt, Portree, 301.9p; 301-350kg – Shop Farm, £875, Calrossie Mains, Nigg Station; 351-400kg – Balnuran, Culloden Moor, £930, 240.3p; 401-450kg – 87 Torrobole, Lairg, £1,000, 243.9p; 451-500kg – Seafield, Portmahomack, £1,135, 227.0p; 501-550kg – Achavraat, £1,145, 208.9p; 551-600kg – Ballone, Abriachan, £1,145, 195.7p.
Heifers up to 200kg – Dunlichity Farm, £540, 333.3p; 201-250kg – Morvich, Rogart, £760, 310.2p; 251-300kg – Morvich, £780, 8 Torrin, Broadford, £780, Morvich 308.3p; 301-350kg – Achardale, Halkirk, £880, 258.8p;
351-400kg – Achardale, £940, 251.4p; 401-450kg – Bunchrew, Inverness, £1,070, 240.5p; 451-500kg – 73 Dalchalm, Brora, £1,045, 209.0p; Over 500kg – 73 Dalchalm, £1,130, 203.6p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 21st) sold 121 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (116) averaged 116.8p (last year 96.7p) and sold to 192.7p per kg for a 410kg Limousin cross from 1 Obbe Road and £1,250 for an 960kg Limousin cross from Torgorm, Conon Bridge and for a 950kg Simmental cross from Clune Farm, Aldourie.
OTM bulls (6) sold to £1,300 for an Aberdeen Angus from Ballindalloch Home Farms.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Abersky, (SimX), £1,210; Culrain Mains, (AA), £1,190; Torgorm, (SimX), £1,190; Torgorm, (LimX), £1,170; Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, (LimX), £1,150.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Comar, Beauly, (SimX), 172.3p; Breakachy, Laggan, (BSH), 166.7p; Kinchyle Farm, (LimX), 157.5p; Bunchrew Farm, (SimX), 150.8p; 5 Drumuie, Portree, (LimX), 150.3p.