Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 November 2018
21st November 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 21st) sold 902 store cattle, 18 adult head of breeding cattle 127 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (512) averaged 226.7p and sold to 298.2p per kilo for a 285kg Limousin cross from Wester Tomloan, Ardclach, and £1,280 gross for a pair of 605kg Charolais crosses from Torgormack, Beauly.
Heifers (386) averaged 211p and sold to 484.9p per kilo and £1,600 gross for a 330kg Limousin cross from Drummuie Farm, Golspie.
Young bulls (4) sold to 218.8p per kilo for a 320kg Limousin cross from Easter Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck and £890 gross for a 530kg Simmental cross from Coul of Fairburn, Urray.
Breeding cattle (18) sold to £1,320 gross for a Limousin bull from Castlecraig Farm, Nigg
OTM prime & feeding cows (122) averaged 89p and sold to 131.1p per kilo for a 755kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Castlecraig Farm, and £1,050 gross, (twice), for a 925kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Balintraid, Delny and for a 945kg Hereford cross from Refouble, Glenferness.
OTM bulls (5) sold to 106.7p per kilo and £1,030 gross for a 965kg Limousin from Lyne of Urchany, Geddes.
"A quality show of cattle met a good steady trade."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 300kg - Wester Tomlaon, £850, 292.9p; 301-350kg - Wester Tomloan, £990, 291.2p; 351-400kg - Lochdhu, Nairn, £990, 264p; 401-450kg – Mains of Househill, Nairn, £1,030, Bridgeside Farm, Ardersier 247.5p; 451-500kg – Dunain Mains, Inverness, £1,060, 231.4p; 501-550kg – Torgormack, £1,270, 237.4p; 551-600kg – Torgormack, £1,190.
Heifers up to 300kg – Culmaily Farm, Golspie, £690, Balloan, Farr, 254.6p; 301-350kg –Boggiewell, Fortrose, £980, 301.5p; 351-400kg – Boggiewell, £1,530, 387.3p; 401-450kg – Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, £950, 226.2p; 451-500kg – Clury Farm, £985, 215.1p; 551-600kg – Torran Farm, Delny, £1,060; 601-650kg – 1a Broadstone Park, Inverness, £1,150.
Other leading prices per head
OTM prime & feeding cows: Shawpark, Glaickmore, (SimX), £1,030; Castlecraig Farm, (AAX), £990; Balintraid, (Lim), £990; Castlecraig Farm, (CharX), £970; Craigdhu, Aigas, (AA), £930; Castlecraig Farm, & Balintraid, (LimX), £930.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cows: Shawpark, (SimX), 128.8p; Castlecraig Farm, (Sho), 125.5p; Lyne of Urchany, (BBX), 123.2p; Castlecraig Farm, (LimX), 121.6p; Balintraid, (Lim), 121.5p; Castlecraig Farm, (CharX), 121.3p; Lyne of Urchany, (AAX), 120.6p.