Dingwall & Highland Marts - Lochmaddy - Sale 1 November 2019
2nd November 2019
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. McKenzie awarded the following:
Overall Champion & 1st prize bullock
Mr H. MacDonald, 1 Knockline, 470kg, £1,000
Reserve Champion & 2nd prize bullock
Mr E. MacDonald, Old Inn, 455kg, £1,000
1st prize heifer
Mr H. MacDonald, 1 Knockline 395kg, £1,040
2nd prize heifer
Mr E. MacDonald, Old Inn, 415kg, £840
Bullocks (189) averaged 197.3p and sold to 235.1p per kg for a 370kg Limousin cross from 15 Tigharry, Lochmaddy and £1,030 gross for a 560kg Simmental cross from 22 & 10 Balemore, Bayhead.
Heifers (125) averaged 192.3p per kg and sold to 263.3p per kg and £1,040 gross for a 395kg Limousin cross from 1Knockline, Bayhead.
Breeding cattle (6) sold to £840 gross for a Limousin cross cow with a calf at foot from 12 Sollas, Lochmaddy.
OTM cattle (30) sold to 112.7p per kg for an 825kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 3 Creagorry, Benbecula and £1,020 gross for an 1075kg Shorthorn cross from 9 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy.
Other leading prices per head & per kg:
Bullocks 251-300kg - 15 Tigharry, £690, 233.9p; 301-350kg – 7 Tigharry, Lochmaddy, £790, 5 Nunton, Benbecula, 228.1p; 351-400kg – 3 Hosta, Lochmaddy, £910, 230.4p; 401-450kg – Old Inn, £970, 231.0p; 451-500kg – Old Inn £1,010, 222.0p; 501-550kg – 2 Sollas, Lochmaddy, £950.
Heifers up to 250kg – 10 Borve, Berneray, £490, 15 Liniclate, Creagorry, 204.7p; 251-300kg – 13 Hougharry, Lochmaddy, £610, 15 Tigharry, 218.5p; 301-350kg – 15 Tigharry, £730, 1 Grenitote, Sollas, 229.5p; 351-400kg – 8 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy, £910, 246.0p; 401-450kg – 8 Clachan Sands, £900, 222.2p; 451-500kg – 2 Sollas, £740, 157.5p.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM cattle: 3 Creagorry, Benbecula, (AA), £930; 4 Newton, Lochmaddy, (AAX), £860; 6 Borve, Berneray, (Lui), £860; 8 Balranald, Tigharry, (LimX), £800.
Other leading prices per head:
OTM cattle: 10 Borve, Berneray, (LimX), 104.0p; 1 Knockline, Bayhead, (Lui), 103.7p; 4 Newton, Lochmaddy, (AAX), 100.6p.
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.
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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 24th) sold 4,317 breeding & feeding sheep. Gimmers (606) averaged £95.13 and sold to £180 gross (twice) for Cheviots from Kintail, Muir of Ord and Newton of Ferintosh, Conon Bridge.
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