Dingwall And Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 21 September 2019
22nd September 2019
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 21st) sold 542 weaned calves and store cattle, 19 OTM cattle and 13 adult head of breeding cattle.
Bullocks (318) averaged 220.3p (-29.5p on the year) and sold to 285.7p per kg for a pen of 245kg Charolais crosses from Ardtornish Farms, Morven, and £915 gross for a 515kg Limousin cross from Fersit, Roy Bridge.
Heifers (224) averaged 190.9p (-30.8p on the year) and sold to 229.1p per kg for a pen of 275kg Charolais crosses from Ardtornish Farms, and £870 gross for a 460kg Limousin cross from Fersit.
Breeding cattle (13) sold to £920 gross for a Shorthorn cross in calf heifer from 19 Portnalong, Carbost.
OTM cattle (19) sold to 114.5p per kg for a 655kg Aberdeen Angus cross cow from Ardtornish Farms, and £790 gross for a 835kg Aberdeen Angus cross cow also from Ardtornish Farms.
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks 200- 250kg - Ardtornish Farms, £700, 277.8p; 251-300kg - Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £700, 259.3p; 301-350kg – Ardtornish Farms, £780, 251.6p; 351-400kg – Culmill, Kiltarlity, £700, 194.4p; 401-450kg – Gorten, Fort William, £845, 206.1p; 451-500kg – Branault, Acharacle, £820, 174.5p.
Heifers 200-250kg – Dunlichity Farm, £530, 5 Burnside, Argyll, 225.0p; 251-300kg – Ardtornish Farms, £630, Keil Farm, Ardgour, 223.5p; 301-350kg – Dalreoch, Roy Bridge, £600, 191.0p; 351-400kg – Gorten, £810, 205.1p; 401-450kg – Fersit, £820, Lurignish Farm, Appin, 195.2p.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 19th) sold 198 weaned calves and store cattle, 20 OTM cattle and 5 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (116) averaged 197.6p and sold to 252.4p per kg for a pair of 210kg Limousin crosses from Keil Farm, Ardgour, and £800 gross for a 400kg Limousin cross from 8, 9 & 10 Cuilchenna.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 18th) sold 5,585 store sheep. Lambs (3,793) averaged £47.43 and sold to £71 gross for a Cheviots from Free Farm, Tomatin.
STORNOWAY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 17th) sold 1,362 sheep of all classes. Lambs (591) sold to £60 gross for Texel crosses from 100 Cross Skigersta Road, Port of Ness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 15th) sold 16 prime cattle. Prime Heifers (16) averaged 195.2p (+2.1p) and sold to 209.0p per kg and £1,283.80 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 62 weaned calves and store cattle, 35 breeding cattle and 26 OTM cattle. Bullocks (36) sold to 218.6p per kg for a pair of 183kg Simmental crosses from 5 Borreraig, Dunvegan, and £1,000 gross for a 610kg Limousin cross from 5/6 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 11th) sold 168 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by P K N Nutrition. The overall champion was a shearling from Messrs MacDonald, Ess, Carrbridge, realising £1,700 to Messrs Pitmain Estate.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 9th) sold 653 weaned calves at their first annual district ballot show and sale. The show champion sponsored by Barclays Transport, Portsoy and judged by Miss Sophie Watt, Cairntack, Balmedie was awarded to a six month old Limousin cross bullock from Mr D MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea scaling in at 260kg and realising £800 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 7th) sold 2,887 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,280) sold to £64 gross for Crosses from 15 Glenconon, Uig.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 3rd) sold 3,630 breeding and store sheep. Breeding ewes (2,924) averaged £63.90 (£53.83 last year) and sold to £128 for a pair of Cheviots from Ose Farm, Struan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 1st) sold 20 prime cattle. Prime heifers (20) averaged 191.7p (-12.4p) and sold to 200.0p per kg twice and £1,313.50 gross.
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