Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Luing Cattle Sale 19 May 2021
19th May 2021
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 19th) sold 89 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their annual spring breeding sale.
Pedigree bulling heifers (74) averaged £1,587.34 and sold to 3,400gns (Lots 64 & 65) (£3,570.00) twice for 25-month-old heifers from Mr F Scott Renwick, Inverbroom and Mr Farquhar Renwick, Clachan Farm both to Messrs James McCaig Farms, Wester Jawcraig, Falkirk.
Sim/Luing heifers (6) averaged £1,456.00 and sold to 1,780gns (Lots 84 & 85) (£1,869.00) twice for 25 & 23-month-old heifers from Messrs A L & A C McCall, Culmaily Farm, Golspie both to Mr G Gunn, Middleton of Glascune, Kinloch.
Un-registered bulling heifers (7) averaged £1,509.00 and sold to 2,300gns (Lot 94) (£2,415.00) for a 25-month-old heifer from Mr Farquhar Renwick, Clachan Farm to Mr J Sutherland, 37 & 55 Sangomore, Durness.
Bulls (2) sold to 5,000gns (Lot 107) (£5,250) for a 13-month-old bull from Messrs C. C. MacArthur & Co. Nunnerie Farm, Biggar to Messrs B Ridland Ltd, Aikerness, Evie, Orkney.
"Luings met a selective enquiry with well bred heifers selling above sellers' expectations"
Other leading prices:
Pedigree bulling heifers: Inverbroom, 2,300gns (twice) (Lots 66 & 67); Culmaily Farm, 2,140gns (twice)
(Lots 52 & 53) & 1,920gns (twice) (Lots 54 & 55); Kintail, 2,200gns (Lot 71); Clashnoir, Glenlivet, 1,900gns (twice) (Lots 10 & 25); Knockbain Farm, Dingwall, 1,760gns (twice) (Lots 1 & 2); Monzie Farm, Blair Atholl, 1,720gns (Lot 33).
Sim/Luing heifers: Culmaily Farm, 1,480gns (twice) (Lots 86 & 87); Tillyrie Farm, Milnathort, 900gns (twice)
Lots 91 & 92).
Un-registered bulling heifers: Culmaily Farm, 1,400gns (twice) (Lots 97 & 98) & 1,280gns (twice) (Lots 101 & 102).
Bulls: Nunnerie Farm, 3,600gns (Lot 108).
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 16th) sold 4,376 sheep. Lambs (3,690) averaged £66.27 (+£6.63 on the year) and sold to £111 gross for a Beltex cross from Tullyglens, Dunphail.
FORT WILLIAM, FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September 15th) sold 348 weaned calves and store cattle, 19 OTM cattle and 12 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (213) averaged 304.9p (+35.5p) and sold 355.9p per kg for 170kg Limousin cross from Crossfield, Anaheilt, and £1,040 gross for a 455kg Limousin cross from Lurignish Farm, Appin.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 14th) sold 25 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 243.2p (+12.6p) and sold to 256.0p per kg and £1,548.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 13th) sold 3,484 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual sale. Highland Mule gimmers (924) averaged £179.24 (+£36.51 on the corresponding sale of last year) and sold to £250 from Ballindalloch Home Farm.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 10th) sold 5,999 store lambs. Cheviot wedder lambs (1,185) averaged £62.53 (up £3.63 on the year) and sold to £82 gross from Ham Farm, Thurso and Ardchronie, Ardgay.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 9th) sold 9411 store lambs. Cheviot wedder lambs (8161) averaged £67.94 and sold to £130 gross for a pen of lambs from Burnbank, Isle of Canna.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 3,066 store lambs & feeding sheep. Lambs (2,722) averaged £56.01 (+£12.39 on the year) and sold to £101.50 gross for a pair of Texel crosses from 44 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 7th) sold 21 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 230.6p (-6.9p) and sold to 247.0p per kg and £1,628.40 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 30th) sold 2,297 store lambs. Lambs (2297) averaged £73.32 (up £9.72 on the year) and sold to £105 gross for a Suffolk Cross from Trumisgarry.
STORNOWAY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 26th) sold 3,938 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (3675) averaged £51.98 (+ £3.89 on the year) sold to £91.50 per head for a pair of Texel crosses from 2A Back, Lewis.