Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 28 October 2020
28th October 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 28th) sold 340 weaned calves and store cattle.
Store bullocks (215) averaged 229.3p and sold to 288.0p per kilo for a 250kg Limousin cross from Little Croy Farm, Croy and £1,160.00 for a 615kg Simmental cross from 27 Portgower, Helmsdale.
Store heifers (125) averaged 225.5p and sold to 318.5p per kilo for a 270kg Limousin cross from Rothiemurchus Estate, Aviemore and £1,130.00 for a 550kg Limousin cross from 250 Rearquhar, Dornoch.
"A mixed show on offer resulting in lower averages, however well-bred types remain in strong demand"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Little Croy Farm, £720, Swordale Farm, Bonar Bridge, 287.7p; 251-300kg – Wester Lochend Farm, Inverness, £760, Rothiemurchus Estate, 274.9p; 301-350kg – Tacher, Latheron, £865, Rothiemurchus Estate, 271.0p; 351-400kg – Tacher £940, Rothiemurchus Estate, 249.3p; 401-450kg – 199 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, £1,030, 228.9p; 451-500kg – 186 Migdale, Bonar Bridge, £1,070, 250 Rearquhar, 224.6p; 501-550kg – 250 Rearquhar, £1,110, Woodside, Strathpeffer, 207.8p; 551-600kg – 2 Glaick, Ardross, £1,130, 198.3p.
Heifers up to 250kg – South Cuidreach, Earlish, £560, 1 & 2 Achnabourin, Strathnaver, 232.8p; 251-300kg – Rothiemurchus Estate, £860, Corslet Farm, Rosemarkie, 255.6p; 301-350kg – 189 Fleuchary, Dornoch, £880, 288.5p; 351-400kg – Polly Estates, Inverpolly, £1,060, 265.0p; 401-450kg – 250 Rearquhar, £945; 451-500kg – Woodside, £1,110, 224.5p; 501-550kg – 4 Aird, Sleat, £940, 250 Rearquhar, 205.5p; 551- 600kg – 2 Glaick, £1,100.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 28th) sold 59 OTM feeding cattle.
OTM feeding cattle (59) averaged 105.1p and sold to 133.8p per kg for a 710kg Limousin cross from 13 Nether Inshes, Inverness and £1,030 (twice) for an 815kg Beef Shorthorn from Lochend, Castletown and for a 775kg Simmental cross from 250 Rearquhar.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM feeding cattle: Rosebrae Farm, Elgin, (SimX), £1,010; Coulmaddy, Dornoch, (SimX), £990;
250 Rearquhar, (SimX), £970; 13 Nether Inshes, (LimX), £950; Teawig, Beauly, (SimX), £950; Woodside, Muir of Tarradale, (BB), £950.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM feeding cattle: 250 Rearquhar, (SimX), 132.9p (twice); Croft Grant, Brora, (LimX), 132.8p; Woodside, (BRB), 130.8p; Bogburn, Duncanston, (SimX), 128.1p; Rosebrae Farm, Longmorn, (SimX), 127.9p;
4 & 5 Totescore, Kilmuir, (SAX), 126.6p.