Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 12 May 2021
12th May 2021
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 12th) sold 426 store cattle and 2 adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (209) averaged 247.1p and sold to 323.4p per kg for a 235kg Limousin cross from Polly Estate, Inverpolly and £1,490 gross for a 616kg Simmental cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon.
Heifers (216) averaged 250.1p and sold to 316.2p per kg for a pen of 291kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Altyre Estate, Forres and £1,400 gross for a pair of 607kg Simmental crosses from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon.
Young bulls (1) sold to 257.1p per kg and £1,080 gross for a 420kg Limousin from Strone Farm, Banavie.
Breeding cattle (2) sold to £1,360 for a Limousin cow with heifer calf at foot from Insh Farm, Spean Bridge.
"The quality of store cattle showed the biggest variation of types and sizes of the season. Most cattle were carrying flesh due to being held inside until now. Lean grazers were scarce and priced accordingly. Quality heifers to finish at handy weights were in particular demand"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Polly Estate, £760, 282.6p, Tigh Airigh, Fort William, £720, 291.5p; 251-300kg - Strone Farm, Banavie, £890, 304.8p, Moy Farm, Banavie, £850,302.5p; 301-350kg – Strone Farm, £960, Forsie, Thurso, £900, Dunain Mains, Inverness, £900, Balmaglaster Farm, South Laggan, 283.6p, The Arr, Lethen, 276.7p; Strone Farm, 276.7p; 351-400kg – Dunain Mains, £1,040, Balintraid, Delny, £1,020, Forsie, 275.0p, 269.5p, Dunain Mains, 266.7p; 401-450kg – Druid Temple Farm, Inverness, £1,090, £1,080, 263.6p, 259.5p, Peingown, Portree, £1,080, Strone Farm, 256.2p; 451-500kg – Moss-side, Dunphail, £1,100, 235.6p, Blackdyke, Urray, £1,000, 219.8p;
501-550kg – 4 Tigharry, Lochmaddy, £1,340, 247.2p, Kincraig Farm, £1,340, 245.4p; 551-600kg – Kincraig Farm, £1,400, 237.2p, Tigharry, £1,380, 246.4p; Over 600kg – Kincraig Farm, £1,410, 241.9p.
Heifers up to 250kg – 1 & 2 Achnabourin, Strathnaver, £630, 262.5p, Polly Estate, £610, 279.8p; 251-300kg – Altyre Estate, Forres, £920, Strone Farm, £900, 303.0p, Moy Farm, 283.3p; 301-350kg – Kinlochy, Wick, £940, 280.6p, 268.2p, Insh Farm, £870, Forsie, 264.5p; 351-400kg – Fersit, Roy Bridge, £1,040, 262.0p, Dunain Mains, £1,020, Balintraid, 258.9p; 401-450kg – Druid Temple Farm, £1,240, 306.2p, 287.1p, 4 Tigharry, £1,180, 281.0p;
451-500kg – Dunain Mains, £1,260, 257.1p, Druid Temple Farm, £1,200, 259.3p, 501-550kg – Druid Temple Farm, £1,320, 245.8p, Kincraig Farm, £1,310, 247.6p; 551-600kg – Kincraig Farm, £1,350, 238.9p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 12th) sold 117 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (107) averaged 149.1p and sold to 186.1p per kg for a 575kg Aberdeen Angus from Mill Farm, Dornoch and £1,500 gross for a 1,050kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Muirton Mains, Urray.
OTM prime & feeding bulls (10) averaged 137.2p sold to 177.3p per kg for a 485kg Hereford cross from Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty and £1,150 gross for a 920kg Limousin from Culrossie Mains, Nigg.
"OTM cattle were mostly leaner today and very keenly bid for to an increase ringside of buyers. Quality fleshy cows were scarce and met an increased demand"
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Easter Muckernich, Tore (SimX), £1,410; Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, (SimX), £1,340, £1,310. £1,300, £1,280; Polly Estate, (AAX), £1,310; Strone Farm, (Lim), £1,290; Muirton Mains, (BRB), £1,280;
4 Tigharry, (Lim), £1,260, (SimX), £1,250; Balintraid Farm, (AAX), £1,240; Crask Farm, Culbokie, (CharX), £1,220; Silverwells, Edderton, (Lim), £1,200.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Strone Fam, (Lim), 184.0p, 180.2p; 4 Tigharry, (Lim), 181.3p; Craigton, Bonar Bridge, (Lim), 175.0p; Dalmagarry, Moy, (AAX), 175.0p, (Lim), 170.0p; Insh Farm, (Lim), 173.9p; Raitcastle Farm, (Lim), 173.5p; Culrossie Mains, (Lim), 171.0p, 169.4p; Towerhill, Thurso, (Lim), 170.6p; Silverwells, (Lim), 170.2p.