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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd- Sale 20 August 2008

19th August 2008

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 20th) sold 144 store cattle, 89 adult head of breeding cattle and 75 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (54) averaged 153.7p and sold to 179.7p per kg and £700 gross.
Heifers (84) averaged 151.9p and sold to 183.3p per kg and £670 gross.
Young bulls (6) averaged 128.7p and sold to 147.8p per kg and £690 gross.
Breeding cattle (89) sold to £1,400 gross twice.
OTM cows (56) averaged 116.1p and sold to 133.6p per kg and £1,000 gross.
OTM bulls (4) averaged 84.9p and sold to 90.7p per kg and £1,075 gross.
OTM clean bullocks and heifers (15) averaged 117.5p and sold to 143.9p per kg and £950 gross.
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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 20th) sold 144 store cattle, 89 adult head of breeding cattle and 75 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (54) averaged 153.7p and sold to 179.7p per kg for a pen of 295kg Limousins from Calrossie Mains, Nigg, and £700 gross twice for 475kg Simmental crosses from Balnuran, Culloden and a 460kg Charolais cross from Muirton Mains, Urray.
Heifers (84) averaged 151.9p and sold to 183.3p per kg for a 240kg Limousin from Calrossie Mains and £670 gross for 432kg Simmental crosses from Balnuran.
Young bulls (6) averaged 128.7p and sold to 147.8p per kg for 362kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from The Poplars, Ardgay, and £690 gross for a 625kg Simmental cross from Fornighty Farm, Lethen.
Cow with male calf at foot (33) sold to £1,400 gross for a Limousin cross with Charolais cross calf from Colaboll, Lairg.
Cow with heifer calf at foot (33) sold to £1,400 gross for a Limousin cross with Charolais cross twin calves also from Colaboll.
Heifer with male calf (7) sold to £1,320 gross twice for a Simmental cross with Limousin cross calf from Upper Muckovie, Inverness, and a Charolais cross with Charolais cross calf from Colaboll.
Heifer with heifer calf (4) sold to £1,250 gross for a Shorthorn cross with Limousin cross calf from Broomhill Farm, Muir of Ord.
In-calf cows & heifers (4) sold to £1,100 gross for an Aberdeen Angus heifer from Broomfield Cottage, Feabuie.
Breeding bulls (8) sold to £1,220 gross for a Charolais from Colaboll.
OTM cows (56) averaged 116.1p and sold to 133.6p per kg for a 745kg Belgian Blue cross from Brae of Balnabeen, Culbokie, and £1,000 gross for a 815kg Simmental cross from 73 Dalchalm, Brora.
OTM bulls (4) averaged 84.9p and sold to 90.7p per kg and £1,075 gross for a 1185kg Charolais from Torgorm, Conon Bridge.
OTM clean bullocks and heifers (15) averaged 117.5p and sold to 143.9p per kg and £950 gross for a 660kg Limousin from Little Kildrummie.
"Mixed show of store cattle met an excellent demand. All classes of breeding & OTM cattle also met a firm enquiry."
Leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Swordale, Evanton, £360, 167.4p; 251-300kg - Calrossie Mains, £530, 172.6p; 301-350kg - Muirton Mains, £327, 157.5p; 351-400kg - Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, Muirton Mains, £560, 145.5p; 401-450kg - Inverchoran, Strathconon, £655, 157.8p; 451-500kg - Auchmore Farm, £690, Muirton Mains, 152.2p. Heifers up to 250kg - Calrossie Mains, £440, Swordale, 156.3p; 251-300kg - Calrossie Mains, £435, 170.6p; 301-350kg - Balnuran, Culloden, £540, Muirton Mains, 156.8p; 351-400kg - Blackmuir, Heights of Docharty, £600, Calrossie Mains, 155.6p; 401-450kg - Davidson Croft, Heights of Fodderty, £650, Achvarasdal Farm, Reay, 156.6p; 451-500kg - Achvarasdal Farm, £645, 141.8p.
Cow with male calf at foot - Lim - Easter Suddie, Munlochy, £1,350; SimX - Bogburn Farm, Duncanston, £1,150; AAX - Colaboll, £1,100; LimX - Colaboll, £1,000; CharX - Colaboll, £960; BAX - Culblair Farm, Dalcross, £930; BGX - Bogburn Farm, £880.
Cow with heifer calf at foot - Lim - Easter Suddie, £1,380; LimX - Burnside Croft, Jamestown, £1,320; BAX - Culblair Farm, £1,120; SimX - Bogburn Farm, £1,100; CharX - Torgorm, Conon Bridge, £1,000; Sho - Bogburn Farm, £920; SalX - Bogburn Farm, £850; AAX - Colaboll, £820; LH - Bogburn Farm, £700.
Heifer with male calf at foot - SimX - Easter Urray, Muir of Ord, £1,200; Lim - Easter Suddie, £1,150; SalX - Glenaldie, Tain, £670.
Heifer with heifer calf at foot - Sho - Broomhill Farm, £1,180; Lim - Upper Muckovie, £1,100; SalX - Glenaldie, £660.
In-calf cows & heifers - Sho - Broomhill Farm, £1,050; CharX - Colaboll, £780.
Breeding bulls - SimX - Torgorm, £1,150; AA - Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £940; Gas - Borralan, Lairg, £780.
Leading prices per kg
OTM cows: Coldhome Farm, Fortrose, (Lim) 132.4p; Brae of Balnabeen, (BBX) 129.8p; Flowerburn Mains, Fortrose, (Lim) 127.6p.
OTM bulls: Fornighty Farm, (Char) Castle Muie, Rogart, (BSH) 79.6p.
OTM clean bullocks & heifers: Torgorm, (SimX) 126.9p; Newton of Ferintosh, (SimX) 125p; Viewhill, Gollanfield (HghX) 124.2p.
Leading prices per head
OTM cows: Brae of Balnabeen, (BBX) £995; Little Kildrummie, (BBX) £955; Pithogarty, Tain, (CharX) £895.
OTM bulls: Woodside, Strathpeffer, (Char) £855; Fornighty Farm, (Char) £665.
OTM clean bullocks & heifers: Torgorm, (SimX) £945; Newton of Ferintosh, Conon Bridge, (SimX) £875; Little Kildrummie, (SimX) £745.

 

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