Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 11 November 2020
11th November 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold (403) weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 67 Highland and Highland crosses.
Bullocks (188) averaged 216.6p per kg and sold to 280.8p per kg for a 187kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £980 gross for a 490kg Beef Shorthorn cross from 2 Isle of Ewe, Aultbea.
Heifers (113) averaged 208.3p per kg and sold to 268.4p per kilo for a 190kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £1,180 gross for a 625kg Simmental cross from Ballone, Abriachan.
Young Bulls (7) averaged 174.1p per kg and sold to 241.7p per kg for a 240kg Aberdeen Angus and £650 gross for a 340kg Aberdeen Angus both from Strathglass Farms, Cannich.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks (48) sold to 169.5p per kg for a 413kg Highland cross from The Barracks, Glenelg and £800 gross for a 527kg Highland cross from Garry Gualach, Invergarry.
Highland & Highland cross heifers (19) sold to 171.6p per kg and £460 gross for a pen of 268kg Highlands from Hope & Melness Farm, Lairg.
In calf cow (11) sold to £880 gross for an Aberdeen Angus from 43 Bernisdale, Portree.
In calf heifer (2) sold to £820 gross for a Belted Galloway cross from Curlew, Mybster.
Cow with male calf at foot (8) sold to £1,380 gross for a Belted Galloway from 35 Borve, Isle of Lewis.
Cow with heifer calf at foot (7) sold to £1,460 gross for a Belted Galloway from Curlew, Mybster.
"A very mixed show of all breeds, sold at satisfactory rates"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Craigton, £600, 14 Linicro, Portree, 273.0p; 251-300kg - Strathglass Farms, £735, 14 Linicro, 264.2p; 301-350kg – 14 Linicro, £840, Foxhole, Kiltarlity, 246.2p; 351-400kg – 61 Strathy East, £865, 234.7p; 401-450kg – 61 Strathy East, £950, 228.9p; 451-500kg – 2 Isle of Ewe, 200.0p; 501-550kg – South by West, Strathpeffer, £900, 178.2p.
Heifers up to 200kg – Craigton, £510, 257.9p; 201-250kg – 5 Achininver, Lairg, £540, Borrobol Estate, Kinbrace, 239.1p; 251-300kg – 61 Strathy East, £725, 14 Linicro, 257.4p; 301-350kg – Dalchiel, Dornoch, £750, 219.3p; 351-400kg – 61 Strathy East, £920, 232.9p; 401-450kg – Upperton, Balnain, £860, 209.8p; 451-500kg – Curlew, £740, 157.5p; 501-550kg – Ballone, £1,000, 194.2p; Over 550kg – Bruaich Mills Farm, Kiltarlity, £1,130, Ballone, 194.0p.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks 201-250kg – Peinaha, Glenhinisdale, £250, 104.2p;
251-300kg – 8 Kingsburgh, Snizort, £400, 145.5p;
Over 300kg – 1 The Barracks, £700, Garry Gualach, 159.0p.
Highland & Highland cross heifers 251-300kg – Alladale Estates, Ardgay, £310, 105.1p;
301-350kg – Teanassie, Beauly, £380, 122.6p;
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold 81 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (77) sold to 138.0p per kg for a 790kg Limousin cross from Kildun, Dingwall and £1,250 gross for an 925kg Limousin cross also from Kildun.
OTM Bullocks (4) sold to 104.8p per kg for a 735 Limousin from Trien Croft, Carbost and £1,010 gross for a 1,165kg Aberdeen Angus from 2 Ormiclate, Isle of South Uist.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Strathglass Farms, (AAX), £1,150; Mid Fearn, Ardgay, (AAX), £1,150; Kildun, (LimX), £1,090; Penick Farm, Auldearn, (BAX), £1,070.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, (LimX), 136.4p; Croick Estate, (LimX), 136.4p; Kildun, (LimX), 135.1p; Dunain Mains, (LimX), 133.9p.