Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 20th March 2019
20th March 2019
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.
Heifers (340) averaged 211.6p and sold to 346.0p per kg and £1,090 gross for a 315kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Park Farm and £1,090 gross for a pair of 557kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Wester Dunnet, Thurso.
Young Bulls (2) averaged 204.1p and sold to 212.5p per kg for a 320kg Limousin cross from Sornum, Easter Kinkell and £810 gross for a 410kg British Shorthorn from 68 Foindle, Lairg.
OTM prime & feeding cows (64) averaged 119.2p per kg and sold to 166.3p per kg for a 475kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Charleston Farm, Thurso and £1,130 gross for a 815kg Simmental cross from Lower Whitebog, Fortrose.
OTM bulls (1) sold to 168.9p per kg and £870 gross for a 515kg Limousin cross from Dalmagarry Farm, Tomatin.
"A quality show forward met a firm sensible trade"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Erchite, Dores, £540, 248.9p; 251 - 300kg - 22 Achfrish, Lairg, £670, Westburn, Thurso, 231.4p; 301 - 350kg – Kennachy, Forss, £890, 259.5p; 351 – 400kg – Park Farm, Nairn, £1,140, Kennachy, 258.4p; 401 – 450kg – Park Farm, Strathpeffer, £1,080, Balmaglaster, South Laggan, 258.5p; 451 – 500kg – Kindeace Farm, Alness, £1,200, 252.6p; 501 – 550kg - Park Farm, Nairn, £1,180, 233.7p ; 551 – 600kg – Torgorm, Conon Bridge, £1,200, 206.9p; 601 – 650kg – Ashley, £1,200, 193.6p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord. £610, 244.0p; 251 – 300kg – Auchmore Farm, £660, Westburn, Thurso, 237.1p; 301 – 350kg – Westburn, £820, 244.1p; 351 – 400kg – Park Farm, Nairn, £930, Kennachy, 243.9p; 401-450kg – Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, £980, Udale, Poyntzfield, 229.6p; 451-500kg – Kindeace Farm, £1,080, Shawpark, North Kessock, 227.9p ; 501-550kg – Wester Dunnet, Thurso, £1,000, Cragganvallie, Inverness, 191.5p; 551-600kg – Wester Dunnet, £1,085, 195.7p.
OTM prime & feeding cows (64) averaged 119.2p per kg and sold to 166.3p per kg for a 475kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Charleston Farm and £1,130 gross for a 815kg Simmental cross from Lower Whitebog.
OTM bulls (1) sold to 168.9 per kg and £870 gross for a 515kg Limousin cross from Dalmagarry Farm.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM cows: Charleston Farm, (AAX), £1,050; Penick Farm, Auldearn, (BB), £1,050; Fleucharry, Dornoch, (SimX), £1,030; Roadside Farms, Bilbster, (SimX), £1,010;
Other leading prices per kg
OTM cows: Lochquoy Farm, Castletown, (PI), 157.3p; Charleston Farm, (AAX), 156.4p, (SimX), 153.4p; Roadside Farms, (LimX), 146.2p.