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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 6 October 2021

6th October 2021

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October 6th) sold 1,009 weaned calves at their first annual district ballot show and sale.

The show champion sponsored by Iain MacEachen Haulage Ltd and judged by Mr Cameron MacIver, Easter Strath of Auchterflow was awarded to a 260kg 7 month old Limousin cross from Mr D MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea realising £1,060. The reserve champion was a 310kg 8 month old Limousin cross from Mr I Grant, Seaview Cottage, Gairloch which realised £900

Bullocks (535) averaged 288.9p (last year 262.4p) and sold to 409.8p per kg for a 205kg Charolais cross from Guisachan Farm, Cannich and £1,180 gross for a 545kg Limousin cross from 2 Coast, Inverasdale.

Heifers (468) averaged 260.9p (last year 246.9p) and sold to 354.0p per kg for a 226kg Simmental cross from Dunlichity Farm, Farr and £1,180 gross for a 360kg Limousin cross from 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea.

Young Bulls (6) averaged 241.3p (last year 214.4p) and sold to 293.8p per kg for a 470kg Beef Shorthorn from Keppoch Farm, Dundonnell and £740 gross for a 350kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Strathaird Farms, Broadford.

Full Prize List

South West Ross & any other district
1st - Strathglass Farms, Cannich, 350kg, £950.
2nd Strathglass Farms, Cannich, 338kg, £910.
North West Sutherland & Caithness
1st Croick Estate, Ardgay, 295kg, £900.
2nd Croick Estate, Ardgay, 285kg, £800.
North West Ross
1st 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea, 385kg, £1,060.
2nd Seaview Cottage, Gairloch, 310kg, £900.
Islands
1st 4 Glasnakillie, Elgol, 310kg, £870.
2nd 4 Glasnakillie, Elgol, 310kg, £870.

"The first District Ballot Sale of weaned calves met a flying trade. Good calves met an excellent demand with excellent calves making an exceptional trade. There will be a great offering of 1,350 well bred and well presented calves next Wednesday 13th October."

Other leading prices per head and per kg:

South West Ross & any other district:

Bullocks 201kg to 250kg – Creagmhor, Glenelg, £850, 377.8p; 251kg - 300kg – Guisachan Farm, £900, Dunlichity Farm, 319.6p; 301kg – 350kg – Strathglass Farms, Cannich, £950, 284.8p; 351kg – 400kg – Alvie Estate, Kincraig, £930, 260.5p; 401kg – 450kg – Corslet, Rosemarkie, £990, 235.7p; 451kg – 500kg – Wester Muckernich, Tore, £1,160, 244.2p.

Heifers up to 250kg – Dunlichity Farm, £710, Driseach, Plockton, 314.3p; 251kg - 300kg – Alvie Estate, £920, 306.7p; 301kg – 350kg – Alvie Estate, £920, 277.1p; 351kg – 400kg – Guisachan Farm, £910, 248.6p.

North West Sutherland & Caithness:

Bullocks 201kg to 250kg – Parkhill, Durness, £790, 329.2p; 251kg - 300kg – Croick Estate, Ardgay, £900, 305.1p; 301kg – 350kg – 87 Torrobole, Lairg, £1,030, Balnabruich, Ardgay, 305.7p; 351kg – 400kg – 87 Torrobole, £1,150, 293.4p.

Heifers up to 250kg – Parkhill, £650, 268.6p; 251kg - 300kg – Croick Estate, £800, 280.7p; 301kg – 350kg – 87 Torrobole, £780, 264.7p.

North West Ross:

Bullocks 201kg to 250kg – Keppoch Farm, £820, 364.4p; 251kg - 300kg – Slattadale, Loch Maree, £920, 328.6p; 301kg – 350kg – 12 Bualnaluib, Aultbea, £950, Seaview Cottage, Gairloch, 300.0p; 351kg – 400kg –
4 Bualnaluib, £1,060, 277.5p; 451kg – 500kg – 2 Coast, £1,160, 252.2p.

Heifers up to 250kg – 34 Midtown, Inverasdale, £660, Keppoch Farm, 322.6p; 251kg - 300kg – 4 Bualnaluib, £800, 283.6p; 301kg – 350kg – Seaview Cottage, £900, 290.3p; 351kg – 400kg – 3 Braes, Inverasdale, £890, 4 Bualnaluib, 327.8p; 401kg – 450kg – 4 Bualnaluib, £910, 222.0p.



Islands:

Bullocks 251kg - 300kg – 1 Borrodale, Glendale, £870, 328.3p; 301kg – 350kg – 4 Glasnakillie, Elgol, £870, 280.7p; 351kg – 400kg – Strathaird Farms, Broadford, £840, 224.0p.

Heifers 251kg - 300kg – 4 Glasnakillie, £690, 242.0p.

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (6th October) sold 21 OTM cattle.

OTM prime and feeding cattle (21) sold to 165.3p per kg and £1,000 gross for a 605kg Beef Shorthorn from Achentoul.

Other leading prices per head:
OTM cattle: 9 Sasaig, Teangue, (BSH), £910; Achentoul, (SHO), £900; Towerhill, Thurso, (HEX), £890; Tournaig Estate, (AA), £890; Towerhill, (MG), £860; 9 Sasaig, (AAX), 3850.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM cattle; Towerhill, (MG), 156.4p, (CharX), 153.9p, (HEX), 147.1p; 4 Bualnaluib, (LimX), 150.5p; Achentoul, (SHO), 142.9p; 9 Sasaig, (SimX), 139.8p.

 

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