Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 17 April 2019
17th April 2019
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.
Store heifers (304) averaged 217.1p and sold to 269.0p per kg for a pen of 290kg Charolais crosses from Whitebog, Rosemarkie and £1,220 gross for a 500kg Blonde D'acquitaine cross from Penick Farm, Auldearn.
Young bulls (4) averaged 206.6p and sold to 216p per kg for a 250kg Charolais cross from Peingown, Kilmuir and £920 gross for a 455kg Limousin from Redhill, Inverness
Breeding heifers including HiHealth (81) averaged 231.0p and sold to 288.6p per kg for a pair of 402kg Saler crosses from Kinnahaird Farm, Contin and £1,360 gross for a 505kg British Shorthorn from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
"Store cattle met a firm trade throughout, breeding heifers met a selective enquiry."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - Keppoch Farms, Roy Bridge, £510, Easter Kinkell, Dingwall, 208.7p; 251-300kg – Meadle, Struan, £740, 259.7p; 301-350kg – Whitebog, £855, 256.8p; 351-400kg – Skirza Head, Wick, £1,020, 264.3p; 401-450kg – Lower Whitebog, Fortrose, £1,120, 260.5p; 451-500kg – Skirza Head, £1,200, Gorthleck Mains, Gorthleck, 245.2p; 501-550kg – Top Park Farm, Strathpeffer, £1,160, Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit, 220.9p; over 551kg – Balaggan Farm, Culloden, £1,230, 217.7p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Keppoch Farms, £450, 186.7p; 251-300kg – Whitebog, £780, Easter Kinkell, 240.7p; 301-350kg – Whitebog, £810, Kimmeridge, Fort Augustus, 258.3p; 351-400kg – Skirza Head, £945, 242.3p; 401-450kg – Kindeace, £1,050, Gorthleck Mains, 246.3p; 451-500kg – Kindeace, £1,145, Penick Farm, 244.0p; 501-550kg – Cloverlea, Portmahomack, £1,190, 220.4p.
Breeding heifers including Hi Health; Smallburn, (BRB), £1,340; Kinnahaird Farm, (SimX), £1,280; Smallburn, (Sim), £1,250; Kinnahaird Farm, (SAX), £1,160; Bunchrew Farm, Bunchrew, (AAX), £1,160 twice; Smallburn, (Lim), £1,160; Smallburn, (BSH), £1,100.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 17th) sold 6 OTM cattle.
Prime & feeding OTM cows (6) averaged 130.5p and sold to 166.4p per kg for a 595kg Limousin cross from 4 & 5 Totescore, Kilmuir and £1,030 gross for a 770kg Limousin cross from ½ of 6 Linicro, Portree.
Other leading prices per head:
Prime & feeding OTM cows: 4 & 5 Totescore, (LimX), £990; Shantullich, Munlochy, (SimX), £950; Rockview, Heights of Achterneed, (SHO), £870; 4 & 5 Totescore, (AAX), £790.
Other leading prices per kg:
Prime & feeding OTM cows: ½ of 6 Linicro, (Lim), 133.8p; Shantullich, (SimX), 130.1p; Rockview, (SHO), 126.1p; 4 & 5 Totescore, (AAX), 121.5p.