Dingwall And Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 23September 2019
23rd September 2019
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 23rd) sold 1,379 weaned calves and store cattle at their annual district ballot show and sale.
The judge MR J. Cowie, Nicholson Park, Fordyce, awarded the champion to a seven month old, 320kg, Limousin cross bullock from Mr M. A. Macdonald, Meadle, Struan realising £900. The reserve from Mr C. Morrison, 5 Portnalong, Carbost, was a seven month old, 320kg, Limousin cross bullock realising £960.
Bullocks (749) averaged 220. 9p (-28.8p on the year), and sold to 314.3p per kg for a 210kg Limousin cross from 1 Feorlig, Dunvegan, and £980 gross for a 505kg Charolais cross from 15 Glenconon, Uig.
Heifers (623) averaged 201.4p (-21.7p on the year) and sold to 256.0p per kg for a 250kg Limousin cross from Ose Farm, Struan, and £940 gross for a 500kg Charolais cross from 15 Glenconon.
Young Bulls (7) sold to 228.9p per kg for a pair of 190kg Limousin cross from 7 Kingsburgh, Snizort, and £590 gross for a 310kg Limousin cross from Meadle, Struan.
"Quality calves saw buyers bidding strongly, whilst more native types met a more hesitant ringside of buyers."
Leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 250kg - 15 Glenconon, £710, 6 Heste, Broadford, 291.4p; 251-300kg - Uiginish Farm, Dunvegan, £710, Corriebheinn Farms, Portree, & Meadle, 270.6p; 301-350kg – 12 Portnalong, Carbost, £830, Gesto Farm, Struan, 242.6p; 351-400kg – Meadle, £860, 3 Torrin, Broadford, 222.2p; 401-450kg – 4 & 5 Totescore, Kilmuir, £950, ½ of 6 Linicro, Portree, 226.2p.
Heifers up to 250kg – Ose Farm, £640, 250.0p; 251-300kg – 15 Glenconon, £645, 242.5p; 301-350kg – 4 & 5 Totescore, £650, 15 Glenconon, 248.4p; 351-400kg – Trien Croft, Carbost, £805, 206.4p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 26th) sold 9 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 210.0p and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,302.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 21st) sold 936 sheep of all classes. Lambs (521) sold to £99 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Balnabruich, Ardgay.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 20th) sold 129 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their twelfth annual spring breeding sale sponsored by Davison's animal feeds. Pedigree bulling heifers (82) averaged £1,650.29 and sold to 3,020gns (£3,171.00), twice for 25 month old heifers from Mr G.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 19th) sold 8 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 201.9p and sold to 206.0p per kg and £1,290.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 13th) sold 683 store cattle. Bullocks (336) averaged 219.9p and sold to 273.1p per kg for a pair of 216kg Limousin crosses from 1 Obbe Road, Leverburgh and £1,185 gross for a 595kg Simmental cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 12th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 201.5p and sold to 203.0p per kg and £1,080.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 5th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (14) averaged 203.9p and sold to 216.0p per kg and £1,360.95 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 6th) sold 822 sheep of all classes. Lambs (431) sold to £98 gross for a pen of Cheviots from 286 West Pittentrail, Rogart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 29th) sold 773 store cattle and 38 OTM cattle. Bullocks (407) averaged 228.6p and sold to 270.9p per kg for a 275kg Limousin cross from 1 Howbeg, Lochboisdale and £1,155 gross for a pair of 567kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Torispardon, Boat of Garten.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 28th) sold 805, prime sheep. Old season lambs (791) averaged 214.2p and sold to 238.1p per kg and £101 gross.
[Printer Friendly Version]