Around the Markets – 18.7.19

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Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, July 16: 13 prime cattle were sold.
Prime Bullocks (2) averaged 205.0p (+8.0p) and sold to 205.0p per kg for a 555kg Limousin cross and 205.0p per kg and £1,209.50 gross for a 590kg Simmental cross both from Raffin, Tore selling to Messrs John M Munro Ltd, Dingwall.

Prime heifers (11) averaged 198.2p (-2.4p) and sold to 207.0p per kg for a 550kg Limousin cross and £1,310.00 gross for a 655kg Limousin cross both from Bridgend Farm, Dingwall selling to Messrs John M. Munro Ltd, Dingwall.

Other leading prices per kg:
Heifers: Bridgend Farm, (LimX), 203.0p, 202.0p twice, 200.0p four times.
Other leading prices per head:
Heifers: Bridgend Farm, (LimX), £1,295.00, £1,280.00, £1,260.00.

Also sold 304 prime sheep.
New season lambs (265) averaged 176.8p (-3.6p) and sold to 193p per kg and £83 gross for a pen of 43kg Texel crosses from Docharty Farm, Dingwall selling to Messrs Fraser Brothers Butchers, Dingwall.
SQQ 36.5kg to 45.5kg (244) averaged 177.7p per kg.
Ewes & Feeding sheep (39) sold to £79.50 gross for a Cross ewe from Comar, Beauly.

Other leading prices per head and kg: New season lambs: TexX – Woodside Croft, Ardersier, £81.50, Pithogarty, Tain, 183.3p; Cross – 18 Camultmuir, Beauly, £80.50, Achnagairn, Kirkhill, 177.4p; SuffX – Glasstullich Farm, Tain, £79. 18 Torgormack, Beauly, 179.1p.
Ewes & Feeding sheep: SuffX ewe – Craigroy, Dallas, £79; TexX ewe – Ardnagrask, Muir of Ord, £76; Chev ewe – Comar, £73; Mule ewe – Craigroy, £71.50.

United Auctions Stirling, July 11: sold 3996 prime sheep comprising of 2451 new season lambs selling to an average of 184.08ppk & 1545 ewes and rams.
New Season Lambs (2451) – Weat Park (Tex) £105.00; South Flanders (Suf) £103.00; Penston (Cha) £98.00; Doune Farms (BTex) £97.00; Little Raith (Cross) £95.00; Mickshelp (Hamp) £84.50; Muirside of Kinneddar (Mule) £75.00.

New Season Lambs (2451) – Lintibert (BTex) 227.00ppk; Calfward (Tex) 224.00ppk; Muckraw (Suf) 207.00ppk; Mickshelp (Hamp) 195.00ppk; Penston (Cha) 188.00ppk; Dunnet Holdings (Cross) 180.00ppk; Muirside of Kinneddar (Mule) 174.00ppk.

Ewes (1545)- Townhead (Tex) £140.00; Isle Cottage (BTex) £120.00; Barbarafield (Suf) £120.00; Kepculloch (BFL) £105.00; Stacks (Mule) £85.50; Glenrath (Cross) £80.00; Bangour (Cha) £77.00; Nisbet (Chev) £77; Abbey St Bathans (Easy) £77; Groan (HB) £70.00; Glenrath (BF) £66.50.

Rams- Floors (Tex) £114.00; West Park (Cross) £114.00; Gaisland (Suf) £105; Isle Cottage (BTex) £89.00; Kepculloch (BFL) £73; Ederline Est (BF) £70.

United Auctions Stirling, July 10: sold 276 store cattle, 176 cast cows, 51 breeding cattle and 124 breeding sheep.

Bullocks (166) – averaged 198.16p to 229.50p per kg for a 305kg CHX from Drumoider, and to £1170 for a 591kg CHX from Gillmill.
B & W Bullocks (12) – averaged 121.98p to 126.30p per kg for a 566kg HO/HFX from Mains, and £715 for a 566kg HO/HFX from Mains.

Heifers (98) – averaged 193.40p to 223.00p per kg for a 291kg BAX from Gateside, and to £1030 for a 516kg LimX from Auchnotteroch.

Beef Cows (155) – averaged 127.28p to 157.10p per kg for a LimX from Clatto, and to £1250 for a LimX from Easter Greenhill.
Dairy Cows (21)- averaged 104.70p to 145.80p per kg for a HFX from Rossiebank, and to £895 for a BFX from Craigend.

Bullocks:251-300kgs- Hilton of Aldie £620, 223.00p; 301-350kgs- Newpark £740, Drumoider 229.50p; 351-400kgs- Wester Clunie £790, 220.70p; 401-450kgs- Wester Clunie £890, 212.90p; 451-500kgs- Holm of Daltallochan £1020, 213.40p; 501-551kgs- Gillmill £1150, 209.90p ; 552-601kgs– Gillmill £1170, 199.30p; 602-651kgs– Mains £1140, Ardgate 179.30p.

Heifers: 251-300kgs- Gateside £650, 223p; 301-350kgs- Gateside £700, Hilton of Aldie 212.90p; 351-400kgs- Wester Clunie £780, Hilton of Aldie 200p ; 401-450kgs- Balsaggart £895, Clonrae 212.70p; 451-500kgs- Wester Clunie £1010, 208p; 501-551kgs- Auchnotteroch £1030, 199.60p; 552-601kgs- Ardgate £995, 175.80p.