Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 8 November 2017
8th November 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 337 weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 98 Highland and Highland crosses.
Bullocks (112) averaged 191.9p and sold to 247.2p per kilo and £1,115 gross for a pen of 451kg Limousin crosses from Towerhill, Thurso.
Heifers (67) averaged 189.3p and sold to 315.8p per kilo for a pair of 190kg Shorthorn cross from Savalbeg Farm, Lairg, and £835 gross for a pen of 405kg Shorthorn cross from Towerhill, Thurso.
Young Bulls (3) sold to 222.2p per kg and £800 gross for a Simmental from 22 Achfrish, Shinness.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks (55) sold to 266.7p per kg for a 210kg Highland cross from Strathvaich, and £775 gross for a pair of 480kg Highland crosses from South Clunes, Kirkhill.
Highland & Highland cross heifers (43) sold to 263.2p per kg for a 228kg Highland cross from Glencassley Farm, and £860 gross for a single 520kg Highlander from Torridon house, Hilliclay.
Breeding cattle (59) sold to £720 gross for a Highland bull from Reidchalmi, Rogart.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - Savalbeg Farm, £360, 206.5p; 201-250kg - Carnoch, Strathconon, £570, 228.9p;
251-300kg – Rholochan, Rogart, £660, 3 Balcharn, Lairg, 233.2p; 301-350kg – 22 Achfrish. Lairg, £740, 238.7p; 351-400kg – Towerhill, Thurso, £795, 210.3p; 401-450kg – Slattadale, Achnasheen, £920, 219.1p; 451-500kg – Ardchronie, Ardgay, £1,010, 209.5p.
Heifers up to 200kg – Savalbeg Farm, Lairg, £600, 6 Sconser, Isle of Skye, 263.2p; 201-250kg – Savalbeg Farm, Lairg, £620, 302.4p; 251-300kg – Hillcrest, Kyle, £660, 107 Torroble, Lairg, 235.3p; 301-350kg – 107 Torroble, Lairg, £700, 215.4p; 351-400kg – Towerhill, Thurso, £755, 204.1p; 401-450kg – Ardnamurchan Estate, £835, Towerhill, Thurso, 206.2p.
Highland & Highland cross bullocks up to 200kg – Strathvaich Estate, £260, 169.0p; 201-250kg – Strathvaich Estate, £560, 266.7p; 251-300kg – Glencassley Estate, £620, 210.2p 301-350kg – 3 Broomhill, Delny, £605, 189.1p; 351-400kg – South Clunes, £590, 167.6p; 401-450kg – South Clunes, £740, 166.3p; 451-500kg – Coldrochie Farm, Perth, £590, South Clunes, 161.5p; 500kg and above – 3 Broomhill, Delny, £720, 135.9p.
Highland & Highland cross heifers up to 200kg –Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £380, 205.4p; 201-250kg – Glencassley Estates, £600, 263.2p; 251-300kg – Glencassley Estate, £600, Keepers Cottage, Glencassley Estate, 247.9p; 301-350kg – Knockglass Farm, Dunbeath, £430, Torridon House, 134.9p; 351-400kg – Inverinate Estate, £500,135.1p ; 401-450kg – 3 Broomhill, £770, 179.9p; 451-500kg – 2 Cragganvallie, Kiltarlity, £740,166.7p.
Breeding cattle – Cow with male calf at foot – Lower Toftingall, Wick, £950. Cow with heifer calf at foot – Lower Toftingall, £780. Cow in Calf – 72 centre street, Kelty, £720. Bull – Reidchalmi, Rogart, £720. Cow – Eribol Estate, Altnaharra, £670.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 39 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cattle (39) sold to 145.0p per kg for a 600kg Highlander from 21 Dunhallin, Isle of Skye and £1,110 gross for an 860kg Saler cross from 3 Dounie, Edderton.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: Ravensview, Strathpeffer, £1090, (Lui), 33 Ord Place, Lairg, £1010, (Lim), Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, £970, (Sho), Brenachie, Kildary, £890, (BRB)
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cattle: 21 Dunhallin, 145.0p, 140.7p & 139.2p,(Hi), 33 Ord Place, Lairg, 137.4p, (Lim) Auchmore Farm, 135.7p, (Sho), Brenachie, 133.8p, (SimX).