Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 1st May 2019
2nd May 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 1st) sold 804 store cattle and 53 OTM cattle.
Bullocks (423) averaged 225.8p and sold to 268.8p per kg for a 400kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport and £1,200 gross three times for a 650kg Simmental cross from 17 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew, a 547kg Charolais cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon and a 625kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm.
Heifers (375) averaged 215.1p and sold to 314.3p per kg for a 350kg Limousin cross from Fairburn Estate, Urray and £1,320 gross for a 720kg Simmental cross from Shawpark, North Kessock.
Young Bulls (6) sold to 233.3p per kg for a 450kg Limousin cross and £1,080 gross for a 510kg Limousin cross both from Easter Aberchalder Estate, Inverness.
"All classes met a firm trade"
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks Up to 250kg - Drumgask, Laggan, £530, 230.9p; 251-300kg – Easter Craggach Farm, Kirkhill, £775, 267.2p; 301-350kg – Gillock Mains, Watten, £850, Milldam, Meikle Ussie, 265.8p; 351-400kg – Kinchyle Farm, £1,075, 255.2p; 401-450kg – Kinchyle Farm, £1,135, 267.1p; 451-500kg – The Cloy, Fortrose, £1,160, 255.0p; 501-550kg – Alterwall, Lyth, £1,190, Lower Gartally Farm, Drumnadrochit, 227.7p; 551-600kg – 17 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew, £1,190, Kincraig Farm, 208.7p; Over 600kg – Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston, £1,190.
Heifers up to 250kg – Drumgask, £500, 211.0p; 251-300kg – Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, £690, 244.7p; 301-350kg – Fairburn Estate, £1,100, 271.9p; 351-400kg – Kindeace, Alness, £1,060, 268.4p; 401-450kg – Kindeace, £1,040,Easter Craggach Farm, 239.5p; 451-500kg – Alterwall, £1,110, 226.5p; 501-550kg – Lower Gartally, £1,160, 221.6p; 551-600kg – Slattadale, Achnasheen, £1,270, 211.7p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 1st) sold 59 OTM cattle
OTM prime and feeding cows (48) averaged 138.0p and sold to 183.5p per kg for a 486kg Simmental from Tomcluich, Nairn and £1,350 gross for a 925kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Kindeace.
OTM prime & feeding bulls (5) averaged 107.2p and sold to 119.7p per kg and £1,370 gross for a 1,145kg Simmental cross from 27 Portgower, Helmsdale.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Ardgayhill, Ardgay, (LimX), £1,250; Easter Aberchalder Estate, (SHO), £1,190; Eilburn, Conon Bridge, (Sim), £1,170; Dunain Mains, Inverness, (SimX), £1,170; Ardross Castle, Alness, (AAX), £1,170; Lochend, Castletown, (BSH), £1,030.
OTM prime & feeding bulls: Raitcastle Farm, Nairn, (AA), £1,330, (Sim), £1,290, (LimX), £1,290.
Other leading prices per kg
OTM prime & feeding cows: Dunlichity Farm, Farr, (SHO), 169.2p; Ardgayhill, (LimX), 161.3p; Carrol Farm, Brora, (LimX), 160.9p; Dunain Mains, (SimX), 160.3p; Charleston Farm, Thurso, (AAX), 156.3p.
OTM prime & feeding bulls: Raitcastle Farm, (LimX), 119.4p, (AA), 109.0p.