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., (September, 19th) sold 4,545 store lambs and sheep. Lambs (4,545) sold to Â£62 gross for Blackfaces from Old Croft House, Brae of Balnabeen.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 18th) sold 3,269 store lambs and ewes. Lambs (2,817) averaged Â£52.39 and sold to Â£110 gross for a Texel tup lamb from Teanluick, Beauly.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 16th) sold 31 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 216.9p (+8.4p) and sold to 226p per kg and Â£1,390.65 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 12th) sold 5,702 store lambs. Cheviot wedder lambs (1,692) averaged Â£44.75 and sold to Â£60.50 gross from Freefarm, Tomatin.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 11th) sold 12,927 store lambs. Cheviot lambs averaged Â£47.81 (+Â£1.49 on the year) and sold to Â£72 gross for a pen of ewe lambs from Strathkyle, Ardgay (Urquhart).
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 10th) sold 147 store cattle, 17 breeding cattle and 28 OTM cattle. Bullocks (66) averaged 218.9p and sold to 241.5p per kg for 352kg Limousin crosses from Wester Lochend, Loch Flemington, and Â£1,220 gross for a 550kg Limousin cross from Culnara, Bonar Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 9th) sold 48 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 208.5p (-7.7p) and sold to 220p per kg and Â£1,465.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 8th) sold 4,229 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual show and sale. The gimmer judge, Mr L.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (September, 4th) sold 1,844 store and breeding sheep incorporating annual sale of HISHA accredited sheep and 1335 on behalf of Lewis Livestock Producers. Store lambs (739) averaged Â£45.30 and sold to Â£60 gross for Texel crosses from 2 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 2nd) sold 41 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (17) averaged 216.2p (+6.4p) and sold to 226p per kg and Â£1,469.00 gross.
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