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., (April, 15th) sold 58 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (34) averaged 209.5p (+1.5p) and sold to 237p per kg and Â£1,566.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 10th) sold 1276 sheep of all classes. Lambs (689) averaged Â£60.48 and sold to Â£109 gross for a pair of Beltex crosses from Caberfeidh, Upperton.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 9th) sold 735 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 29 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (283) averaged 229.8p and sold to 274.6p per kilo for a pen of five 346kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from North Calder, Halkirk, and Â£1,380 gross for a pen of 687kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 9th) sold 25 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by Messrs Home Farms, Inverness & Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose. Bullocks (16) averaged 246.6p and sold to 280.4p per kilo and Â£1,360 gross for the un-haltered champion and 1st prize un-haltered bullock, a 485kg Charolais cross from Scott Macrae, Shawpark, Glaickmore.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 8th) sold 47 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (34) averaged 208p (-4.4p) and sold to 225p per kg and Â£1,610.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 2nd) sold 1,094 store cattle and 28 OTM cattle. Bullocks (714) averaged 244.4p and sold to 312.2p per kg for a pen of 378kg a Limousin crosses from Westburn, Thurso, and Â£1,400 gross for a pair of 575kg Limousin crosses from Woodend, Muir of Ord.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 1st) sold 74 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (49) averaged 212.4p (-6.7p) and sold to 243p per kg and Â£1,596.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (March, 26th) sold 2,177 sheep of all classes. Lambs (652) averaged Â£57.60 and sold to Â£90 gross for Texel crosses from Heathmount, Tain.
INGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 25th) sold 51 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (33) averaged 219.1p (+5.8p) and sold to 237p per kg and Â£1,545.75 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 19th) sold 620 store cattle, 2 adult head of breeding cattle and 48 OTM cattle. Bullocks (355) averaged 245.4p and sold to 304.0p per kg for a 375kg Limousin cross from Lower Whitebog, Fortrose, and Â£1,440 gross for a pen of 660kg Charolais crosses from Redfield, North Kessock.
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