Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 22 September 2021
23rd September 2021
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 22nd) sold 627 store cattle at their annual sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle.
Aberdeen Angus bullocks (225) averaged 231.5p (up 7.9p on the year) and sold to 305.6p per kg for a 180kg from Breakachy, Laggan and £1,420 gross for a pen of 630kg from Stempster Mains, Halkirk.
Aberdeen Angus heifers (131) averaged 208.9p (up 7.1p on the year) and sold to 221.5p per kg for a pair of 377kg from Rhindhu Farms, Ballindalloch and £1,510 gross for a 725kg from 1 Raddery, Fortrose.
Aberdeen Angus Young Bulls (1) sold to 198.1p per kg and £1,040 gross for a 525kg from Wester Fearn, Ardgay.
Other native bred bullocks (130) averaged 224.5p (up 21.6p on the year) and sold to 261.2p per kg for a pair of 470kg Wagu crosses from Knockdee Farm, Halkirk and £1,350 gross for a pair of 640kg Beef Shorthorns also from Knockdee Farm, Halkirk.
Other native bred heifers (63) averaged 214.8p (up 12.1p on the year) and sold to 252.8p per kg for a pen of 269kg Luings from Isle of Muck Farms and £1,240 gross for a 565kg Beef Shorthorn from Balliefurth Farm, Grantown on Spey.
Other native breed Young Bulls (4) averaged 195.8p and sold to 227.2p and £1,420 gross for a 625kg Beef Shorthorn from Upperton, Balnain.
Continental bullocks (48) averaged 233.1p (up 14.0p on the year) and sold to 275.9p per kg for a 270kg Simmental cross from Isle of Muck Farms and £1,160 gross for a 555kg Simmental cross from 34 Newmarket, Laxdale.
Continental heifers (25) averaged 221.2p (up 3.8p on the year) and sold to 242.2p per kg for a pen of 225kg Simmental crosses from Isle of Muck Farms and £1,130 gross for a 505kg Charolais cross from 34 Newmarket, Laxdale.
"A great show forward of well-conditioned native cattle which reflected in the price per kilo."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Aberdeen Angus bullocks - Up to 250kg – Breakachy, £550, 305.6p; 251-300kg – 3 Glen, Dunvegan, £795, 287.8p;
300-351kg – Achley Farm, Dornoch, £850, 3 Glen Claigan, Dunvegan, 261.3p; 351-400kg – Braambury, Brora, £900, Calrossie Mains, Nigg, 243.7p; 401-450kg – Skirza Head, Wick, £1,010, Scarmclate, Halkirk, 234.2p; 451-500kg – Murza, Wick, £1,240, 252.0p;
501-550kg – Killimster Mains, Wick, £1,295, Knockdee Farm, Halkirk, 244.3p; 551-600kg – Knockdee Farm, £1,400, 234.5p;
601-650kg – Stempster Mains, £1,410, 225.4p.
Aberdeen Angus heifers – 251-300kg – 78 Saval, Lairg, £595, 200.3p; 301-350kg – Killimster Mains, £750, 219.9p;351-400kg – North Calder, Halkirk, £855, Calrossie Mains. 221.3p; 401-450kg – Ardjachie, Tain, £920, Murza, 213.6p; 451-500kg – Ardjachie, £1,070, 218.4p; 501-550kg – Woodside, Muir of Tarradale, £1,150, 211.0p; 551-600kg – Skirza Head, £1,180, 210.8p.
Other Native bred bullocks –201-250kg – Wester Auchvaich, Banff, £580, 236.7p; 251-300kg – Upperton, Balnain, £720, Breakachy, 258.1p; 301-350kg – Breakachy, £840, 245.6p; 351-400kg – 1 Skaill, Dounreay, £855, 231.1p; 401-450kg – Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty, £890, 210.4p; 451-500kg – Knockdee Farm, £1,230, 1 Skaill, 229.3p; 501-550kg – Knockdee Farm, £1,300, 256.9p;551-600kg – Balliefurth Farm, £1,280, Knockdee Farm, 223.4p; 601-650kg – Balliefurth Farm, £1,290, Knockdee Farm, 221.3p.
Other Native bred heifers – 201-250kg – Isle of Muck Farms, £590, 245.8p; 251-300kg – Isle of Muck Farms, £680, New Croft Knockfarrel, 234.6p; 351-400kg – 5 Strathnaver, Kinbrace, £950, 252.7p; 401-450kg – Glenurquhart Farm, £1,000, Knockdee Farm, 238.1p; 451-500kg – Knockdee Farm, £1,100, 241.8p; 501-550kg – Balliefurth Farm, £1,180, 214.6p.
Continental cross bullocks – 201-250kg – Isle of Muck, Farms, £610, Towerhill, Thurso, 263.3p; 251-300kg – Isle of Muck Farms, £745, Chapeltown, 264.6p; 301-350kg – Isle of Muck Farms, £765, 250.0p; 351-400kg – Chapeltown, £910, 244.3p; 401-450kg –
34 Newmarket, £910, 216.7p; 451-500kg – 34 Newmarket, £1,145, 229.0p.
Continental cross heifers – 301-350kg – Spittal Mains, Watten, £680, 211.2p; 351-400kg – Chapeltown, £850, 220.8p; 401-450kg – 34 Newmarket, £1,000, 226.2p; 451-500kg – Lower Milton, Drumnadrochit, £1,020, 221.7p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 22nd) sold 26 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (25) averaged 142.3p and sold to 290.0p per kg for a 360kg Simmental cross from March Fam, Bonnykelly and £1,180 gross for a 720kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Achintoul.
OTM bulls (1) sold to 200.0p per kg and £1,192 gross for an 596kg Simmental from 11 Ferintosh, Conon Bridge.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Chapeltown, (AA), £1,120; Mid Fearn, Ardgay, (AAX), £1,080, Achintoul, (BSH), £1,050; March Farm, (SimX), £1,045.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime and feeding cows; March Farm, (SimX), 290.0p, 275.0p, 240.0p; North Talisker Sheep Stock Club, (WSX), 173.1p; Achintoul, (AAX), 163.9p; Mid Fearn, (AAX), 163.6p.