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Fat Sale At Dingwall Mart - 24 July 2007

24th July 2007

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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 24th) sold 47 prime cattle and 208 prime sheep.

Prime bullocks (11) averaged 130.5p (+2.6p) and sold to 140p per kg for a for a 575kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Bridgend, Dingwall, and 831.85 gross for a 635kg Charolais cross from Pithogarty, Tain, both to Woodhead Brothers, Turriff.

Prime heifers (36) averaged 131.2p (+1.0p) and sold to 140p per kg for a 540kg Limousin from Dunvournie, Duncanston, to Fraser Brothers, Dingwall, and 811.80 gross for a 615kg Limousin from Bridgend, to Woodhead Brothers.

Leading prices per kg:

Bullocks: Redfield, North Kessock, (Lim), Pithogarty, (BloX) 134p.

Heifers: Bridgend (Lim) 138p; Mountrich Farm, Dingwall, (ChaX) 133p; Pithogarty, (Lim) 131p.

Leading prices per head:

Bullocks: Bridgend, (AAX) 575; Pithogarty, (BloX) 590; Redfield, (Lim) 565.

Heifers: Bridgend, (ChaX) 805.65; Dunvournie, (Lim) 756; Mountrich, (ChaX) 751.45.

Lambs (171) averaged 108.8p (-5.4p) and sold to 125.5p per kg for 43kg texel crosses from Torgorm, Conon Bridge, to Ness Foods, Inverness, and 54.50 gross for a Suffolk cross from Woodside Croft, Blackpark, Arderseir.

SQQ up to 45.5kg (163) averaged 109.2p per kg (-6.2p).

Feeding sheep (37) to 40 gross for for a Texel ewe from Woodside, Muir of Tarradale, Muir of Ord.

Leading prices per head and per kg:

Lambs: TexX - Torgrom, Conon Bridge, 54, 121p; Tex - Woodside, Muir of Tarradale, 53.50, 102p; SuffX - Allangrange Park, Muir of Ord, 49.80, 112p; Mule - Fornighty Farm, Lethen, 43.20, 105p.

Feeding sheep: BelX Ram - Caberfeidh, Glenurquhart, 40; BelX Ewe -
Caberfeidh, 34; Chev ewe - No. 3 Balcharn, Lairg, 29.

Photo -
Left - Assistant Manager and Auctioneer selling a pen of prime lambs
Right - A beast sold within the ring

 

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