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.