Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 9 May 2018
9th May 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 9th) sold 545 store cattle.
Bullocks (288) averaged 241.4p and sold to 306.1p per kg for a 245kg Limousin cross from Brae, Strathoykel and £1,250 gross for a 555kg Limousin cross from Castlecraig, Nigg.
Heifers (256) averaged 236.2p and sold to 301.9p per kg and £1,410 gross for a pen of 467kg Simmental crosses from Mains of Househill, Nairn.
Young bulls (1) sold to 170.8p per kg and £1,170 for a 685kg Limousin cross from Coldhome Farm, Fortrose.
"A mixed show met a strong fast selling trade"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Brae, £750, Hillcrest, Kyle 268.8p; 251-300kg - Calrossie Mains, Nigg and 192 The Doll, Brora £840, Leabost, Glenhinnisdale 294.3p; 301-350kg – Beehive, Duncanston £950, Calrossie Mains, 286.2p; 351-400kg – Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, £1,040, 270.6p; 401-450kg – Torgormack, Beauly, £1,170, 289.6p; 451-500kg – Dunmaglass Estate, Dores, £1,160, 249.5p; 501-550kg – Wester Moy, Muir of Ord, £1,180, 222.6p; 551-600kg – Wester Moy, £1,160, Castlecraig, 225.2p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Leabost, £560, Hillcrest, 283.9p; 251-300kg – Calrossie Mains, £830, 284.3p; 301-350kg – Torgormack, £860, 192 The Doll, 273.9p; 351-400kg – Kinchyle Farm, £1,060, Torgormack, 282.1p; 401-450kg – Castlecraig, £1,030, Torgormack, 236.6p; 451-500kg – Mains of Househill, £1,240, 265.0p; 501-550kg – Mains of Househill, £1,280, 248.5p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 9th) sold 50 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (44) averaged 152.1p and sold to 211.4p per kg for a 525kg Limousin cross from Dunain Farm, Inverness, and £1,410 gross for an 880kg Charolais cross from Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord.
OTM feeding bulls (6) sold to £1,370 gross and 127.4p per kilo for a 1075kg Limousin cross from 44 Borneskitaig, Isle of Skye.
OTM Highland cows (12) averaged 117.7p and sold to 138.7p and £850 gross twice for 555kg, 630kg and 625kg cows from Strathvaich Estate.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Coldhome Farm, (LimX), £1,310; Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, (CharX), £1,310; East Kirk, Wick, (CharX), £1,290; Dunain Mains, (SAX), £1,290; Beehive, (SAX), £1,210.
OTM feeding bulls: Cloverlea, Portmahomack, (SA), £1,250; Inverbrora Farm, Brora, (LUI), £1,190; Kinbeachie, Culbokie, (LimX), £1.070.
OTM Highland cows: Strathvaich Estate, £770.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Dunain Farms, (SimX), 177.0p; Raitcastle Farm, (Sim), 170.8p; Raitcastle Farm, (Limx), 168.4p; Raitcastle Farm, (LimX), 167.2p; Coldhome Farm, (LimX), 167.1p.
OTM feeding bulls: Cloverlea, (SAL), 120.8p; Kinbeachie, (LimX), 112.0p; Inverbrora Farm, (LUI), 110.7p.
OTM Highland cows: Strathvaich Estate, 136.0p.