Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 13 April 2022
14th April 2022
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (April,13th) sold 915 store cattle and 33 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (424) averaged 248.5p and sold to 296.8p per kg for a 310kg Limousin from Seaview Cottage, Gairloch and £1,365 gross for a 593kg Aberdeen Angus Cross from Olrig Mains, Thurso.
Heifers (488) averaged 237.1p and sold to 312.3p and £1,780 gross for a 570kg Beef Shorthorn from 207 Migdale, Bonar Bridge.
Young Bulls (One) sold to 223.7p per kg and £660 gross for a 295kg Limousin Cross from Kingsburgh, Portree.
"With a good number forward a mixy show was on offer. Fleshier stores were more hesitant but grazily cattle were a great trade. A grand number again in a fortnight."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - 2 Station Road, Plockton, £660, 275.0p, East Murkle, £640, 280.7p, Belladrum Mills, Kiltarlity, 221.7p; 251-300kg – East Murkle, £810, 291.4p, 2 Station Road, £780, 273.7p, Braebost Farm, £760, 218 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, 266.7p; 301-350kg – Whitebog, Rosemarkie, £950, 277.8p, Hallum, Forss, £930, East Murkle, £930, Seaview Cottage, 296.8p & 292.1p; 351-400kg – Whitebog, £1,100, 275.0p, Little Croy Farm, £1,040, Seaview Cottage, 280.6p, 20 Strathnaver, Bettyhill, £1,020, 274.9p; 401-450kg – 2 Lochend, £1,290, £1,240 & £1,180, 289.9p, 271.3p, Kinchyle Farm, 270.3p; 451-500kg – Kindeace, Alness, £1,250, 263.2p, Badentoul, Fordyce, £1,220, 256.8p, Olrig Mains, £1,210, Milldam Meikle ussie, 252.8p; 501-550kg – Olrig Mains, £1,340, 243.6p & 241.8p Corrachie, £1,320 & £1,280, 246.2p;
Heifers up to 250kg – East Murkle, £630 & £560, 275.9p & 256.1p, Driseach, Plockton, £590, 9 Feorlig, Dunvegan, 266.7p; 251-300kg – Seaview Cottage, £810 & £790, 274.6p, East Murkle, £780, 278.6p, Whitebog, 268.3p; 301-350kg – Little Kildrummie, Nairn, £970, 277.1p, Seaview Cottage £960, 390.7p, Hallum, £890, 262.5p; 351-400kg – Milldam, Meikle Ussie, £1,020, 2 Lochend, Barrock, 262.0p, Whitebog, £1,100, 275.0p, Little Croy Farm, Inverness, £1,040, Seaview Cottage, 280.6p; 401-450kg – Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, £1,150,262.0p, Bunchrew Farm, Inverness, £1,120, 269.9p, 20 Teandallon Square, Evanton, £1,150, 260.8p; 451-500kg – Kinnahaird Farm, £1,230 & £1,210, 250.0p, Bunchrew Farm, 247.8p, Olrig Mains, £1190, 246.9p; 501-550kg – Kinnahaird Farm, £1,310 & £1,190, 240.4p & 235.6p, Olrig Mains, £1,250, Drummond Farm, Dingwall, 231.4p; 551kg – 600kg – Smallburn Farms, Elgin, £1,330 & £1,310, 234.2p & 230.5p, Udale, £1,410, 251.8p; Over 600kg – Udale, £1,560, 236.4p, Smallburn Farms, £1,520 & £1,500,236.2p & 228.6p.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (33) averaged 176.9p and sold 220.7p for a 820kg Simmental Cross from Kinnahaird Farm, Contin and £2,000 gross for a 945kg Simmental Cross also from Kinnahaird Farm.
“Cow trade was just as firm as last week. Just not enough forward to meet the buyer's demand.”
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Kinnahaird Farm, (SimX), £1,810,£1,780 & £1,600, Udale,Poyntzfield, (SimX) £1,660, Midfearn Farm, Ardgay, (AAX), £1,600 & £1,280, Corrachie, Avoch, (LimX), £1,570, Spittal Mains, Watten, (AAX), £1,540,(SimX), £1,240 & £1,070, (HEX), £1,190, (ShoX) & £1,060, £1,080, Balmacaan Farm, Drumnadrochit, (SimX), £1,350, (Lim), £1,020 Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston, (LimX) £1,200, Wellhouse, Beauly, (Sim), £1,160, Braebost Farm, Edinbane, (LuiX), £1,000
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Udale, (SimX), 217.0p, Kinnahaird Farm, (SimX), 211.6p, 207.0p, 195.1p, Wellhouse, Beauly, (Sim), 209.0p, Corriebheinn Farms, Achachork, (LimX), 206.9p, Spittal Mains, (SimX), 196.3p, 189.3p, (AAX), 192.5p, (HEX), 184.5p, (SHO), 183.1p, Corrachie, Avoch, (LimX), 193.8p, Midfearn Farms, Ardgay, (AAX), 189.4p, 186.9p, Balmacaan Farm, (SimX), 187.5p, Tomchrasky, (LimX), 186.1p.