Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 26 May 2021
27th May 2021
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 26th) sold 220 store cattle, 149 adult head of breeding cattle and 78 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (102) averaged 250.8p and sold to 323.1p per kg for a 195kg Limousin cross from 6 Bracara, Morar and £1,460 gross for a 660kg Limousin cross from Bog of Auchterflow, Munlochy.
Heifers (114) averaged 241.4p and sold to 285.2p per kg for a 270kg Hereford cross from Ardtornish Farms, Morven and £1,380 gross for a 625kg Aberdeen Angus from Ballindalloch Home Farms, Ballindalloch.
Young bulls (4) sold to 271.2p per kg for a 295kg Limousin cross and £920 gross for a 395kg Limousin cross both from 4 Kingsburgh, Snizort.
"A very mixed show of store cattle met a great trade despite the cold and wet conditions."
Heifers with male calf (18) sold to £2,600 for a Beef Shorthorn cross heifer from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
Heifers with female calf (19) sold to £2,800 for a Simmental cross heifer from Smallburn Farms.
Cows with male Calf (49) sold to £3,350 for a Beef Shorthorn cross from Smallburn Farms.
Cows with female Calf (50) sold to £3,350 for Simmental cross from Smallburn Farms.
In calf cows (6) sold to £800 for a Highland cow from Balnespick, Tomatin.
In calf heifers (4) sold to £1,220 for a Limousin cross from Granish Farm, Aviemore.
Bulls (3) sold to £5,000 for a Charolais from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
"Breeders were a very steady trade with both a full ringside of buyers and lots of online activity."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Torrie Gorrie, Gorstan, £700, 312.5p; Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, £700, Braefindon Farm, Culbokie, 300.0p; 251-300kg - Ardtornish Farms, £800, 277.8p, Wester Craiglands, £795, Torie Gorrie, 273.1p; 301-350kg – Wester Craiglands, £870, 288.1p, Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston, £870, Wester Craiglands, 268.9p; 351-400kg – Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie, £940, 249.3p, 8 Drinan, Elgol, £905, Dell of Killiehuntly, 249.3p; 401-450kg – Leabost, Glenhinnisdale, £1,090, 250.0p, Bog of Auchterflow, £1,060, 237.7p; 451-500kg – Bog of Auchterflow, £1,135, 234.0p; 551-600kg – Grainish Farm, Aviemore, £1,290, 232.4p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Braefindon Farm, Culbokie, £670, 268.0p, Mucomir Farm, Spean Bridge, £580, Cul-A-Bhile, Bohuntin, 269.4p; 251-300kg – Tomchrasky, £800, 275.9p, Ardtornish Farms, £770, Wester Craiglands, 280.0p; 301-350kg – Dell of Killiehuntly, £850, 253.7p, Shewglie, Glenurquhart, £840, 275.4p; 351-400kg – Dell of Killiehuntly, £860, 237.6p, Ardtornish Farms, £850, 236.1p; 401-450kg – Granish Farm, £1,080 & £1,010, 248.3p, Swordale Farm, Bonar Bridge, 238.6p; 451-500kg – Shewglie, £1,175 & £1,140, 255.4p, Moss-side, Dunphail, £1,010; 501-550kg – Crask Farm, Culbokie, £1,125, 1 Broomhill, Delny, £1,100; 51-600kg – Swordale Farm, £1,200.
Heifers with male calf: ShoX – Smallburn Farm, £2,600 & £2,550; BBX – Smallburn Farms, £2,550; BshoX – Smallburn Farms, £2,500 (4 times); SimX – Smallburn Farms, £2,450 (twice), £2,350 & £2,250.
Heifers with female calf: SimX – Smallburn farms, £2,750, £2,500 (twice), & £2,350; ShoX – Smallburn Farms, £2,700; BshoX – Smallburn Farms, £2,500, £2,450 & £2,150; LuiX - Balavil Estate, Kingussie, £2,050 & £2,000.
Cows with male calf: SimX – Smallburn Farms, £3,300, £3,200 & £3,000; BBX – Smallburn Farms, £2,800, £2,450 & £2,200; BshoX - Smallburn Farms, £2,700, £2,350 & £2,300; AAX - Smallburn Farms, £2,400 & £2,250; AA – Swordale Farm, Bonar Bridge, £2,150
Cows with female calf: BBX – Smallburn Farms, £3,200 (twice), & £2,800; SimX – Smallburn Farms, £3,000, £2,700 & £2,600 (4 times); BshoX – Smallburn Farms, £2,900 & £2,500; AAX - Smallburn Farms, £2,900.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 26th) sold 78 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (78) averaged 135.2p and sold to 190.4p per kg for a 415kg Hereford cross cow from Ardtornish Farms, Morven and £1,460 gross for a 915kg Simmental cross cow from Kinbeachie, Culbokie.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit (Char), £1,420; 1 Gress, Back, (LimX), £1,180; Granish Farm, Aviemore, (Bsho), £1,160; Kinbeachie, (Lim), £1,140; Hilton Farm, Tain, (SimX), £1,140; Househill, Nairn, (SimX), £1,130; Leabost, Glenhinisdale, (Lim) £1,130; 13 Calgarry, Sleat, (Lui), £1,120; Polly Estates, Ullapool, (ShoX), £1,030; Crask Farm, Culbokie, (AAX), £1,010.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Jarodon, Banavie, (Bsho), 188.4p & 175.4p; Hilton Farm, (SimX) 176.2p; Onich, Fort William, (Lim), 163.8p; Kinbeachie, (Lim), 161.7p; Granish Farm, (Bsho), 160.0p; Ardtornish Farms, (SimX), 159.7p.
“With mostly lean, boning and feeding cows forward today all cows sold to a brisk trade to an increased audience of buyers. Fit feeding cows in particular demand – Next sale on 19th June.”