Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 5 December 2018
5th December 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December 5th) sold 181 store cattle, 31 adult head of breeding cattle 74 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (102) averaged 196.0p and sold to 254.1p per kilo for a 185kg Limousin cross from Brae Eynort, Carbost and £1,000 gross for a 550kg Aberdeen Angus from Cragganvallie, Abriachan.
Heifers (77) averaged 182.0p and sold to 213.5p per kilo for a 260kg Limousin cross from Sangomore, Durness and £1,035 gross for a 555kg Simmental cross from Upper Thrumster, Wick.
Young bulls (2) sold to 162.2p per kilo and £305 gross for a 188kg British Shorthorn from 110 Knockarthur, Rogart.
Breeding Cattle (31) sold to £1,000 for a Saler cross cow with male calf at foot from Coilach, Muir of Ord.
OTM prime & feeding cows (69) sold to 158.2p per kilo for a 550kg Limousin cross from Croft No 101, Drumbuie and £1,130 gross for an 845kg Limousin cross from Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge.
OTM bulls (5) sold to £1,270 gross for a 1190kg Saler from Kinnahaird Farm, Contin.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Achentoul Farms, Kinbrace, £595, 250.0p; 251-300kg - Leabost, Glenhinnisdale, £610, 158 Scullomie, Tongue, 222.6p; 301-350kg – Croft Grant, Brora, £690, 214.3p; 351-400kg – 286 West Pittentrail, Rogart, £720, Guisachan Farm, Cannich, 191.6p; 401-450kg – Upper Thrumster, £880, 197.8p; 451-500kg – Tomcluich, Inverness, £895, 190.4p.
Heifers up to 250kg – 37 & 55 Sangomore, Durness, £480, 213.3p; 251-300kg – Achany Farm, Lairg, £590, 207.6p; 301-350kg – Leabost, £675, 201.5p; 351-400kg – 286 West Pittentrail, £640, 173.0p; 401-450kg – Cragganvallie, £800, Guisachan Farm, 184.2p; 451-500kg – Coilach, £870, 192.1p; 501-550kg – Upper Thrumster, £965, 185.6p.
Other leading prices per head
OTM prime & feeding cows: Balmacaan Farm, Drumnadrochit, (BSH), £1,010; Clury Farm, (LimX), £990; Milldam, Meikle Ussie, (Sim), £970, £815; Kindeace, Alness, (AAX), £950; Clury Farm, (LimX), £950.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cows: Clury Farm, (LimX), 133.8p, 133.7p; Slattadale, Achnasheen, (LimX), 127.8p; Craigscorrie, Beauly, (LimX), 121.5p, 121.4p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 17th) sold 595 store cattle and 81 breeding heifers. Store bullocks (287) averaged 225.3p and sold to 270.7p per kg for a pen of 410kg Charolais crosses from Kindeace, Alness, and £1,405 gross for a pair of 662kg Charolais crosses from Broynach, Thurso.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 16th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 216.0p (+6.7p) and sold to 216.0p per kg and £1,360.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 10th) sold 743 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 15 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (314) averaged 236.6p and sold to 285.7p per kilo for a pen of 357kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Clatequoy, Thurso and £1,300 gross for a 625kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Ardjachie, Tain Aberdeen Angus heifers (221) averaged 211.6p and sold to 251.9p per kilo for a pen of 516kg Aberdeen Angus crosses form Ardjachie and £1,300 gross for a pen of 547kg Aberdeen Angus crosses also from Ardjachie, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 10th) sold 15 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose, Conan Vets, Conon Bridge and ABP, Perth. Bullocks (11) averaged 243.9p and sold to 285.0p per kilo for the 3rd prize unhaltered bullock, a 400kg British Blue cross from Scott Dingwall, Culbokie East, Culbokie, and £1,280 gross twice for the haltered reserve champion and 2nd haltered bullock, a 495kg British Blue cross from Duncan Munro, Invercharron Mains, Ardgay and also for the 1st prize unhaltered bullock, a 520kg Limousin cross from Scott MacRae, Shawpark, North Kessock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 9th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 209.3p (-8.7p) and sold to 213.0p per kg and £1,373.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 4th) sold 5,674 sheep of all classes including the annual spring sale of ewe lambs. Ewe lambs (3,266) averaged £73.26 (+ £3.44 on the year) and sold to £138 gross for a pen of Cheviots from Suisgill Estate, Helmsdale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 3rd) sold 692 store cattle, 2 adult head of breeding cattle and 46 OTM cattle. Bullocks (383) averaged 227.8p and sold to 292.9p per kg for a 280kg British Blue cross from Shewglie, Glenurquhart and £1,270 gross for a pair of 637kg Simmental crosses from Greenvale, Dunnet.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 2nd) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 218.0p (+6.0p) and sold to 218.0p per kg and £1,329.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 26th) sold 11 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 212.0p (+3.0p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,272.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 20thth) sold 711 store cattle and 65 OTM cattle. Bullocks (369) averaged 223.3p and sold to 288.6p per kg for a 395kg Limousin cross from Park Farm, Nairn and £1,240 gross for a pair of 665kg Limousin crosses from Ashley, North Kessock.
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