Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Fort William Cattle Sale 15 September 2018
16th September 2018
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 15th) sold 513 weaned calves and store cattle, 6 OTM cattle and one adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (295) averaged 249.8p (-27.8p on the year) and sold to 319.1p per kg for a pen of 235kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr, and £990 gross for a pair of 440kg Limousin crosses from Fersit, Roy Bridge.
Heifers (216) averaged 221.7p (-40.5p on the year) and sold to 275.0p per kg for a pen of 200kg Simmental crosses from Kilfinichen Farms, Mull, and £880 gross for a 435kg Limousin cross from Fersit.
Young bulls (2) sold to £620 gross for a 325kg Limousin cross from Dunlichity Farm.
Breeding cattle (one) sold to £1,050 gross for a Luing cross cow with a male calf at foot from Culmill, Kiltarlity.
OTM cattle (6) sold to 100.8p per kg and £670 gross for a 665kg Luing cow from Isle of Muck Farms, Isle of Muck.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - Ardtornish Farms, Morven, £630, 315.0p; 201-250kg – Dunlichity Farm, £750, 314.3p; 251-300kg – Ardtornish Farms, £760, Dunlichity Farm, 288.5p; 301-350kg – Isle of Muck Farms, £780, 236.1p; 351-400kg – Achnaconeran Croft, Invermoriston, £890, Dalreoch, Roy Bridge, 233.3p; 401-450kg – Lurignish Farm, Appin, £910, Fersit, 225.0p; 451-500kg – 4 Back of Keppoch, Arisaig, £900, 187.5p.
Heifers up to 200kg –Kilfinichan Farms, £550, Dunlichity Farm, 251.3p; 201-250kg – Kilfinichan Farms, £530, Moy Farm, Banavie, 271.1p; 251-300kg – Fersit, £645, Isle of Muck Farms, 254.6p; 301-350kg – Culmill, £700, Isle of Muck Farms, 216.4p; 351-400kg – Fersit, £830, 210.1p; 401-450kg – Lurignish Farm, £785, 191.5p.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 24th) sold 123 store cattle, 5 adult head of breeding cattle, 12 OTM cattle and 746 sheep. Bullocks (61) averaged 215.6p and sold to 295.8p per kilo for a pair of 240kg Charolais crosses from Moy Farm, Banavie, and £980 gross a 520kg Limousin cross from Balmaglaster, Spean Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 22nd) sold 91 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their eleventh annual spring breeding sale sponsored by W & A Geddes and Harbro Ltd. Pedigree bulling heifers (47) averaged £2,084.36 and sold to 2,750gns (£2,887.50), twice for 25 month old heifers from Mr G.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 22nd) sold 329 adult head of breeding cattle at their special sale. Commercial bulling heifers (84) sold to £1,520 gross for a pair of Limousin crosses from Coldhome Farm, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 15th) sold 421 store cattle. Bullocks (258) averaged 235.0p and sold to 275.5p per kg for a pen of 363kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Altyre Estate, Forres and £1,190 gross for a 631kg Simmental cross from Wester Moy, Urray.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 7th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 207.0p and sold to 207.0p per kg and £1,200.60 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 1st) sold 804 store cattle and 53 OTM cattle. Bullocks (423) averaged 225.8p and sold to 268.8p per kg for a 400kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport and £1,200 gross three times for a 650kg Simmental cross from 17 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew, a 547kg Charolais cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon and a 625kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 30th) sold 15 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 223.5p (-2.6p) and sold to 236.0p per kg and £1,298.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 24th) sold 22 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose. The judge, Mr G Rhind, Newton of Struthers, Kinloss, awarded the supreme overall champion to Knock Nearco, a 23 month old Limousin, from Messrs A & G Howie, West Knock, Peterhead to H I MacKinnon Esq, 6 Heastie Broadford for 3,500gns.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 22nd) sold 45 store cattle and 11 OTM cattle. Bullocks (28) averaged 204.7p and sold to 246.9p per kg for a 405kg Limousin cross from 9 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy and £1,320 gross for an 815kg Charolais cross from 50 Balgarvca, Eochar.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 23rd) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 226.1p (+10.1p) and sold to 240.0p per kg and £1,408.35 gross.
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