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 (March, 8th) sold 34 cattle, 2 horses, 2 Llamas, 2 goats, 118 sheep, 554 lots of poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at their poultry, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (34) sold to ¬£720 gross for a Highland bull from Alladale Estates, Ardgay.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 5th) sold 624 store cattle, 40 adult head of breeding cattle and 58 OTM cattle. Bullocks (360) averaged 242.8p and sold to 315.6p per kg for a 208kg Limousin cross from Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit, and ¬£1,460 gross for a 615kg Charolais cross from Druid Temple Farm, Inverness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 4th) sold 46 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (26) averaged 216.4p (+4.9p) and sold to 240p per kg and ¬£1,693.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 26th) sold 40 registered Cheviot females and Blackface females at its Harbro sponsored show and sale. The Cheviot judge Mr A.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 26th) sold 2,247 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,456) averaged ¬£58.27 and sold to ¬£86 gross for Beltex crosses from Brabster Farm Cottage, Wick.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (2014 February, 25th) sold 64 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (38) averaged 211.5p (-3.5p) and sold to 224p per kg and ¬£1,653.60 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 12th) sold 1971 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1126) averaged ¬£64.76 and sold to ¬£90 gross for a Cheviot from Heathmount, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 5th) sold 85 weaned calves and store cattle, and 10 OTM cattle. Bullocks (41) sold to 235.6p per kilo for a pen of 382kg Shorthorn crosses from Balnespick, Kincraig, (Williamson) and £1,130 gross for a pair of 642kg Blonde díAquitaine crosses from Muirend Croft, Auldearn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (January, 29th) sold 741 sheep of all classes. Lambs (446) averaged £64.22 and sold to £80 gross for Texel crosses from Wester Moy, Urray.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 28th) sold 45 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (21) averaged 221.6p (+2.2p) and sold to 232p per kg and £1,652.40 gross.
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