Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Pedigree Bulls Sale
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 9th) sold 28 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose.
The judge, Mr Liam Gunn, Caithness Livestock Breeders, Thurso, awarded the Champion to a Caithness Fargo, a 22 month old Charolais by Harviestoun Casino, from Messrs D & M Campbell, Lingland, Lybster, to Backmuir Trading, Keith, Banff shire, for 5400gns. The reserve champion went to a 25 month old Saler from Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose, and sold for 3500gns to Messrs J & M McConnachie, Culfoichmore, Grantown on Spey.
Pedigree bulls (28) sold to a top of 5400gns for the champion, and averaged 2655.36gns (£2788.13).
Other leading prices:
Char - Culdrain Lodge, Huntly, 4300gns, 3000gns; Tore Mains, Tore, 2400gns.
Lim - Clury Farm, Dulnain Bridge, 5000gns; Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck, (Ross), 4200gns; Brims Mains, Thurso, 3000gns.
Sim - Druid Temple Farm, Inverness, 3900gns; Auchorachan, Glenlivet, 3800gns; Torran Farm, Delny, 3000gns.
AA - Wester Fearn, Ardgay, 3000gns; Steall, Fort William, 2500gns.
BSH - 1 Skaill, Dounreay, 2000gns.
Breed averages: 5 Charolais 3320gns; 9 Limousin 2783.33gns; 9 Simmental 2222.22gns; 3 Aberdeen Angus 2400gns; 1 Saler 3500gns; 1 British Shorthorn 2000gns.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 3rd) sold 58 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (23) averaged 233.9p (-28.2p) and sold to 244p per kg and £1,864.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 28th) sold 2,338 store sheep. Lambs (1,434) averaged £49.40 and sold to £79 gross for a Beltex cross from Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 27th) sold 614 weaned calves and store cattle, 123 adult head of breeding cattle 123 OTM cattle. Weaned bullocks (247) averaged 250.9p and sold to 377.8p per kilo for a 270 kg British Blue cross from Dunmaglass Estate, Dores, and £1,130 gross for a 380kg Limousin cross from Wester Tomloan, Ardclach.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 26th) sold 82 prime cattle at its Christmas Show & Sale sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, John M. Munro Butchers, MacRae & Dick Landrover Centre, Highland Industrial Supplies, Highland Tractors, and Scot JCB and judged by Mr.
STORNOWAY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 20th ) sold 9 prime cattle at its Christmas Show & Sale kindly sponsored by the Lewis and Harris Auction Mart and judged by J M Matheson, 30 Gravir, South Lochs. Prime bullocks (8) sold to 330p per kg for a 635kg Limousin cross, (Supreme Champion), from 1B Breasclete Park, Callanish, and £2,100.00 gross for a 700kg Aberdeen Angus cross (Reserve Champion), from 1 Gress, Back and averaged 256.6p.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 19th) sold 47 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (19) averaged 235.3p (+2.7p) and sold to 245p per kg, twice and £1,663.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 14th) sold 2,428 store sheep. Lambs (1,372) averaged £46.58 and sold to £84 gross for Beltex lambs from Aberchalder Estate, Gorthleck.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold 164 weaned calves and store cattle and 68 adult head of breeding cattle. Stot calves (57) averaged 237.5p and sold to 279.2 per kilo for a pair of 308kg Charolais crosses from Tacher, Latheron and £940 gross for a 395kg Limousin cross also from Tacher.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 43 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (9) averaged 232.6p (+1.4p) and sold to 237p per kg and £1,684.80 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 38 weaned calves and store cattle, 11 adult head of breeding cattle and 10 OTM cattle. Bullocks (25) averaged 246.7p and sold to 298.2p per kg and £850 gross for a pair of 285kg Limousin crosses from 4A Machair, Illeray.
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