Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Sale Fort William 19 October 2019
19th October 2019
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. Onich.
Heifers (81) averaged 180.5p and sold to 307.7p per kg for a 195kg Shorthorn cross from Ardtornish Farms, Oban, and £860 gross for a 510kg Limousin cross from 4 Back of Keppoch, Arisaig.
Young Bulls (one) sold to 154.4p per kg and £400 gross for a 259kg Highland cross from Upper Glenfintaig Estate, Glenfintaig.
Breeding cattle (5) sold to £1,100 gross for a Limousin cross cow with a male calf at foot from Dalreoch, Roy Bridge.
OTM cattle (20) sold to 123.0p per kg and £830 gross for a 675kg Aberdeen Angus cross cow from Breakachy, Laggan.
"A mixed show on offer saw well bred kinds sell well while plainer types more hesitant."
Other leading prices per head and per kg
Bullocks up to 200kg - Ardtornish Farms, £380, 205.4p; 201-250kg - Insh Farm, Spean Bridge, £595, 242.9p; 251-300kg – Traigh Farm, Fort William, £645, 243.4p; 301-350kg – Dalreoch, £700, 222.2p; 351-400kg – Dunachton Farm, Kincraig, £790, 8, 9 & 10 Cuilchenna, 200.0p; Over 401kg – 4 Back of Keppoch, Arisaig, £755, 162.4p.
Heifers up to 200kg –Ardtornish Farms, £600, 6 Bracara, Morar, 222.2p; 201-250kg – Beinn Seilg, Kilchoan, £600, 255.3p; 251-300kg – Tigh Cluaran, Roy Bridge, £610, Keil Farm, 219.6p; 301-350kg – 8, 9 & 10 Cuilchenna, £655, 190.6p; 351-400kg – National Trust, Isle of Canna, £690, 8, 9 & 10 Cuilchenna, 177.8p; 401-450kg – 4 Back of Keppoch, £800, 192.8p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November 16th) sold 26 goats, 4 alpaca, 799 sheep and 457 lots of poultry, eggs & poultry equipment at their, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Goats (26) sold to £380 for pygmy female with a kidd at foot from Allt A'Bhonich, Stromeferry.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold (384) weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 71 Highland and Highland crosses. Bullocks (157) averaged 198.2p per kilo sold to 262.8p per kilo for a 255kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £985 gross for a 485kg Blonde D'Aquitaine cross from Muirend Croft, Auldearn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 27 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (1) averaged 215.0p (N/C) and sold to 215.0p per kg and £1,268.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 6th) sold 127 weaned calves and store cattle and 2 breeding cattle. Store bullocks (57) averaged 211.2p and sold to 252.1p per kilo for 242kg Simmental crosses from Brenachie, Kildary and £1,270 for a 730kg Limousin cross from Inshes Farm, Inverness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime Heifers (19) averaged 192.6p (-2.1p) and sold to 196.0p per kg five times and £1,299.30 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 1st) sold 314 weaned calves and store cattle, 6 adult head of breeding cattle & 30 OTM cattle. Prior to the sale the judge Mr K.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 29th) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (3) averaged 194.9p (+5.4p) and sold to 199.0p per kg and £1,200.15 gross.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 28th) sold 1,106 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (625) sold to £48 gross twice for a Cheviot from Kilmory, Acharacle and for a Cross from Ockle, Achteny.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October 25th) sold 339 rams at its second continental ram sale of the year. Beltex (27) sold to £500 gross for a shearling from Overhouse, Orkney.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 25th) sold 663 rams at its annual show and sale of North County Hill Cheviots, generously sponsored by Robertson Crop Services & D. R.
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