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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale and 16th anniversary - 17 July 2019

17th July 2019

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (July, 17th) sold 1,505 store cattle at their 16th anniversary show and sale.

The Judge, Mr John Brown, Gaindykehead Farm, Airdrie chose his overall champion in the show sponsored by Brodies LLP, HRN Tractors Ltd, Conan Vet & Ian S. Roger Ltd., MacGregor Industrial Supplies and the Simmental Society, to the Senior champion and 1st prize senior heifer a 510kg 16 month old Limousin cross from Messrs J. & J. Henderson, Udale, Poyntzfield, which realised £1,230 and sold to Messrs E. M. Smith & Son, Towiemore, Drummuir.

Full Prize List

Junior bullock (born on or after 01.08.18)

Junior reserve & 1st prize Mr I. Grant, Slattadale, 405kg, £1,010.

2nd prize Firm of J. Munro & Son, Invercharron, 495kg, £1,200.

3rd prize Mr J. Smith, The Rowans, 399kg, £940.

Junior heifer (born on or after 01.08.18)

Junior champion & 1st prize Mr I. Grant, Slattadale, 395kg, £980

2nd prize Firm of J. Munro & Son, Invercharron, 440kg, £1,040.

Intermediate bullock (born between 01.04.18 - 31.07.18)

Intermediate reserve & 1st prize Mr I. Grant, Slattadale, 475kg, £1,120.

2nd prize Messrs Castlecraig Farms, Nigg, 475kg, £1,100.

3rd prize Mr J. Smith, The Rowans, 585kg, £1,210.

Intermediate heifer (born between 01.04.18 – 31.07.18)

Intermediate champion & 1st prize Messrs J. & J. Henderson, Udale, 550kg, £1,270.

2nd prize Mr J. Smith, The Rowans, 550kg, £1,125.

3rd prize Messrs Castlecraig Farms, Nigg, 355kg, £820.

Senior bullock (born before 01.04.18)

Senior reserve & 1st prize Messrs W. J. Jack & Son, Woodend, 605kg, £1,215.

2nd prize Messrs J. & J. Henderson, Udale, 485kg, £1,075.

Senior heifer (born before 01.04.18)

Overall champion & perpetual silver salver, Senior champion & 1st prize Messrs J. & J. Henderson, Udale, 510kg, £1,230.

2nd prize Messrs J. & J. Henderson, Udale, 505kg, £1,100.

3rd prize Messrs Castlecraig Farm, 475kg, £970.

Aberdeen Angus bullock

Overall reserve Champion, Aberdeen Angus champion, & 1st bullock Messrs Smallburn Farms, 485kg, £1,200.

Aberdeen Angus reserve & 2nd prize Messrs Castlecraig Farms £467kg, £920.

Aberdeen Angus heifer

1st prize Messrs Castlecraig Farms, 425kg, £800.

2nd prize Messrs Smallburn Farms, 405kg, £900.

Best Simmental bullocks/heifers

1st prize Messrs W. G. MacPherson, Blackford, 510kg, £1260.

2nd prize Messrs Smallburn Farms, 510kg, £1,100.

Best Breeding Heifer (Allan M. R. Young memorial trophy)

1st prize Messes W. G. MacPherson, Blackford, 510kg, £1,260.

2nd prize Messrs Smallburn Farms, 510kg, £1,100.

3rd prize Mr D. F. Clarke, Rhannich, 535kg, £1,130.

Pair of bullocks

1st prize & Conan Vet Trophy Mr B. Ross, Redhill, 587kg, £1,160.

2nd prize Messrs W. J. Jack & Son, Woodend, 537kg, £1,145.

Pair of heifers

1st prize Messrs W. G. MacPherson, Blackford, 510kg, £1,260.

2nd prize Messrs Smallburn Farms, 510kg, £1,100.

Pen of 4 bullocks

Best pen, 1st prize & Flowerburn Perpetual Bowl Messrs Castlecraig Farms, 498kg, £1,100.

2nd prize Messrs W. J. Jack & Son, Woodend, 621kg, £1,260.

Pen of 4 heifers

1st prize Mr D. MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, 377kg, £870.



The reserve champion was awarded to the Aberdeen Angus champion and 1st prize Aberdeen Angus bullock, a 12 month old, 485kg bullock from Messrs Smallburn Farms, Duffus, Elgin which realised £1,200 and sold to Mr T. Taylor, Heatheryhall Farm, Thankerton.

Bullocks (889) averaged 211.3p (-8.1p on the year) and sold to 297.5p per kg for a pair of 242kg Charolais crosses from Bogburn Farm, Duncanston and £1,290 gross (twice) for a 785kg Charolais cross from Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord and also for a 725kg Charolais cross from Woodend, Killearnan.

Heifers (609) averaged 202.7p (-5.8p on the year) and sold to 308.1p per kg and £1,340 gross for a 435kg Limousin cross from The Rowans, Brora.

Young bulls (7) averaged 173.2p and sold to 212.8p per kg for a 235kg Charolais cross from Bogburn Farm and £720 gross for a pair of 372kg Limousin crosses from Tomchrasky, Glenmoriston.

"An excellent entry forward met an acceptable trade to a full ring side of buyers."

Other leading prices per head and per kg:

Bullocks up to 250kg - Bogburn Farm, £720, 297.5p; 251-300kg – Kennachy, Forss & Keppoch Farm, Dundonnell, £740, Keppoch Farm, 268.1p; 301-350kg – Ardindrean, Kiltarlity, £790, 246.9p; 351-400kg – Auchterblair, Carrbridge, £975, Kennachy, 247.2p; 401-450kg – Rattar Mains, Thurso, £1,040, Slattadale, Gairloch, 249.4p; 451-500kg – Invercharron, Ardgay, £1,200, Smallburn Farms, 247.4p; 501-550kg – 3 Dell of Inshes, Inverness, £1,180, 223.5p; 551-600kg – 4 Tigharry, Lochmaddy, £1,260, 219.1p; 601-650kg – Woodend, £1,285, 204.0p; 651-700kg – Dalreoch, Ardross, £1,185, 174.3p; 701-750kg – Woodend, £1,290, 177.9p; 751-800kg – Fiddlefield, £1,290, 164.3p.

Heifers up to 250kg – Keppoch Farm, £640, 265.2p; 251-300kg – 14 Port Henderson, £630, Bogburn Farm, 232.4p; 301-350kg – Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, £795, Lochdhu, Nairn, 239.3p; 351-400kg – Alvie, Kincraig, £1,100, 305.6p; 401-450kg – Woodend, £1,120, 263.5p; 451-500kg – Smallburn Farms, £1,060, Lochdhu, 224.1p; 501-550kg – Udale, Poyntzfield, £1,270, Woodend, 248.0p; 551-600kg – The Rowans, £1,180, 205.2p; 601-650kg – Fiddlefield, £1,130, 185.3p.



DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 17th) sold 57 OTM cattle.

OTM prime & feeding cows (53) averaged 120.8p and sold to 154.0p per kilo for a 695kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport and £1,150 gross for an 855kg Simmental cross also from Kinchyle Farm.

OTM bulls (4) averaged 115.2p and sold to 124.9p per kg for a 985kg Limousin from Ardnagrask, Muir of Ord and £1,310 gross for an 1110kg Limousin from Trien Croft, Carbost.



OTM other leading prices per kg:

OTM prime & feeding cows: The Dell of Killiehuntly, Kingussie, (SimX), 151.2p; 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea, (LimX), 150.4p; Wester Lochs, Wick, (ShoX), 130.4p; Balnuran, Culloden, (BRB), 130.0p; Coul of Fairburn, Urray, (Lui), 128.9p.

OTM bulls: Trien Croft, (Lim), 118.0p; Balnuran, (Sim), 111.1p; 1 Ahmore, Lochmaddy, (BB), 107.0p.

OTM other leading prices per head:

OTM prime & feeding cows: Ardnagrask, (LimX), £1,110; Achvaneran Farm, Farr, (SimX), £1,030; Wester Lochs, (ShoX), £1,030; Balnuran, (BRB), £910; Meadow Croft, (AA), £890.

OTM bulls: Balnuran, (Sim), £1,250; Ardnagrask, (Lim), £1,230; 1 Ahmore, (BB), £1070.

 

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