Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 23 October 2019
23rd October 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 23rd) sold 333 weaned calves and store cattle and 5 breeding cattle.
Stot calves (207) averaged 207.9p and sold to 336.6p per kilo for a 205kg Limousin cross from 4 Borve, Isle of Harris and £1,160 for a pair of 637kg Simmental crosses from Ballone, Abriachan.
Heifer calves (121) averaged 198.0p and sold to 242.6p per kilo for a pair of 235kg Simmental crosses from 4 Borve, Isle of Harris and £960 for a 550kg Shorthorn cross from 9 Easter Street, Caplich.
Young Bull (5) sold to £940 from Muirton Mains, Urray.
Breeding cattle (5) sold to £960 for a Simmental cow from Braehead, Ulbster.
"All classes fully maintained the level of the last sale."
Other leading prices per head and per kg:
Bullocks up to 200kg - 1 Obbe Road, £460, 258.8p; 201-250kg – 4 Borve, £690, 1 Obbe Road, Leverburgh, 268.8p; 251-300kg – 1 Obbe Road, £700, 260.4p; 301-350kg – Lomas Farm, Halkirk, £735, 2 Balbeg, Balnain, 227.1p; 351-400kg – Mains of Coul, Contin, £790, 287 Morness, Rogart, 212.3p; 401-450kg – Tighnahinch, Alcaig, £910, 204.5p; 451-500kg – Inchindown, Invergordon, £980, 203.3p; 501-550kg – 10 Badluarach, Dundonnell, £880; 551-600kg – Ballone, £1,080; 601-650kg – Ballone, £1,120.
Heifers up to 200kg – 1 Obbe Road, £380, 5 Satran, Carbost, 211.8p; 201-250kg – The Craggan, Shinness, £590, 3 Balcharn, Lairg, 241.6p; 251-300kg – 4 Borve, £640, 5 Satran, 231.4p; 301-350kg – Alvie Farms, Kincraig, £700, 214.1p; 351-400kg – Kildun, Dingwall, £780, 208.0p; 401-450kg – Bunchrew Farm, Inverness, £855, 206.0p; Over 450kg – 9 Easter Street, Caplich, £950.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 23rd) sold 52 OTM cattle.
OTM prime & feeding cows (49) averaged 96.7p and sold to 146.8p per kg for a 620kg Charolais cross from Alterwall, Lyth and £1,150 for an 965kg Limousin cross from Kildun.
OTM bulls (3) sold to £1,190 for a 1,225kg British Shorthorn from Craigroy, Edderton.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Kildun, (Lim), £1,090; Wester Lealty Farm, Boath, (Lui), £1,050; Strathglass Farms, Cannich, (SAX), £1,030.
Other leading prices per kg:
OTM prime & feeding cows: Kildun, (Lim), 129.0p, 124.5p, 119.2p, 119.1p; The Craggan, (Lim), 120.0p; 14 Port Henderson, Gairloch, (Lim), 117.9p; Tighnahinch, (Lim), 117.6p.