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CALE­DO­NIAN MARTS LTD sold 210 Cat­tle com­pris­ing of 107 Prime Bul­locks, Heifers and Young Bulls, 15 OTM Cat­tle and 88 Cast Cows, Bulls on Thurs­day Jan­uary 12. Prime Bul­locks Av­er­aged – 208p Prime Heifers Av­er­aged – 217p Beef Bulls Av­er­aged – 188p Beef Cows Av­er­aged – 121p Dairy Cows Av­er­aged – 90p Bul­locks sold to 240ppkg for a Limousin from D Dick­in­son, Brock­woodlees, Canon­bie pur­chased by H A Black & Sons, Butch­ers, La­nark and Ar­madale and to £1762.20 from S & JE An­drew, Let­ter, Dunkeld. Heifers topped the sale to­day, sell­ing to 245ppkg for a Limousin from DS & RC Tay­lor, Easter Ochter­muthill, Muthill, pur­chased by D Campbell, Butch­ers, Cal­lan­dar and to £1568.16 for a Bri­tish Blue, again from Easter Ochter­muthill pur­chased by T John­ston, Butch­ers, Falkirk. Young Bulls sold to 218ppkg for a Limousin from R Gra­ham & Sons, Airthrey Kerse, Bridge of Al­lan and to £1627.20 from W Dick & Sons, Mains of Throsk, Throsk. Other Lead­ing Prices:Bul­locks ppkg 235p Learielaw 232p Brock­woodlees & Easter Ochter­muthill 225p Learielaw & Fask­ine 222p Bankhead 220p Mead­owend & Lower Crawtree 218p Meikle Seg­gie, Pirn­hall, Mead­owend & Fask­ine Heifers ppkg 242p Easter Ochter­muthill 240p Brock­woodlees 238p Knock­house (twice) & Learielaw 235p Knock­house (twice), Brock­woodlees, Easter Ochter­muthill (twice) & Mead­owend 232p Knock­house 230p Mead­owend & Tod­hall Bul­locks per Head £1713.60 + £1582.40 Let­ter £1540.80 Brock­woodlees £1505.92 Easter­ton £1498.50 Learielaw £1494.08 Easter Ochter­muthill £1478.40 Green­craig £1474 + £1469.32 Mead­owend £1459.60 Fask­ine £1453.40 Brock­woodlees £1435 Easter­ton Heifers per Head £1558.44 Brock­woodlees £1513.40 Knock­house £1460.80 Mains of Throsk £1451.80 Learielaw £1449.60 + £1447.60 Brock­woodlees £1438.20 Mead­owend £1412.40 Mains of Throsk £1395 Easter Ochter­muthill £1393.80 Mead­owend £1386 Mains of Throsk OTM Cat­tle sold to 200ppkg and £14040 for a BB from W Dandie & Sons, Learielaw, Brox­burn OTM Cat­tle per Head £1324.60 Dul­lo­muir £1234.20 Airthrey Kerse £1229.76 Durieshill £1210.40 Airthrey Kerse £1159 Spit­tal OTM Cat­tle ppkg 190p Spit­tal 185p Dul­lo­muir 178p Airthrey Kerse 170p Spit­tal & Airthrey Kerse Young Bulls per Head £1569.40 Lower Green­yards £1512 Airthrey Kerse £1491.10 Mains of Beath £1431.50 Craigo £1392 Mains of Beath Young Bulls ppkg 210p Airthrey Kerse 200p Mains of Beath 190p Lower Green­yards 185p Mains of Beath Also for­ward were 88 Cast Cows. Beef Cows sold to 156ppkg for a Limousin from A Gal­braith, Up­per Kin­neal, Lin­lith­gow and to £1380 for the same beast. Dairy Cows sold to 132ppkg from R & W Waugh, Sum­mer­house, Avon­bridge and to £960 from J Pol­lock & Sons, Bon­ny­hill, Bon­ny­bridge. Other Lead­ing Prices:Beef Cows per Head £1230 Mains of Throsk £1120 Croy Cun­ning­ham £1090 Pirn­hall £1070 Bal­bie £1060 Easter Coates & Gol­land Beef Cows ppkg 155p Mains of Throsk 144p Dyke (MacGre­gor) 140p Croy Cun­ning­ham 139p Mains of Throsk 138p Dyke (MacGre­gor) 134p Easter Coates Dairy Cows per Head £900 Carneil £ 850 Bon­ny­hill £ 840 Sum­mer­house £ 820 Mel­drum £770 Bon­ny­hill & Sum­mer­house Dairy Cows ppkg 113p Sum­mer­house 112p Mel­drum 109p Bon­ny­hill 107p Carneil Calves (10) sold to £170 for a Beef Bull Calf from W Owen, Muir­park, Stir­ling. Black & White Bull Calves av­er­aged £ 46, sell­ing to £ 59 from G W Paterson, Bar­beath, Cum­ber­nauld. DING­WALL & HIGH­LAND MARTS LTD, (Jan­uary 10) sold 39 prime cat­tle. Prime bul­locks (13) av­er­aged 206.2p (+9.5p) and sold to 217p per kg and £1,407.00 gross. Prime heifers (25) av­er­aged 207.4p (+3.8p) and sold to 218p per kg and £1,459.50 gross. OTM cat­tle (one) sold to 184p per kg (+8.0p) and £1,407.60 gross. DING­WALL, Ding­wall & High­land Marts Ltd., (Jan­uary, 10th) sold 39 prime cat­tle. Prime bul­locks (13) av­er­aged 206.2p (+9.5p) and sold to 217p per kg for a 545kg Limousin cross from Brid­gend Farm, Ding­wall and £1,407.00 gross for a 700kg Charo­lais cross from Dochcarty Farm, Ding­wall. Prime heifers (25) av­er­aged 207.4p (+3.8p) and sold to 218p per kg for a 545kg Limousin cross from Brid­gend Farm and £1,459.50 gross for a 695kg Charo­lais cross from Moun­trich Farm, Ding­wall. OTM cat­tle (one) sold to 184p per kg (+8.0p) and £1,407.60 gross for a 765kg Charo­lais cross from Brid­gend Farm. Other lead­ing prices per kg: Bul­locks: Dochcarty Farm, (LimX), 213p; Drum­mond Farm, (AAX), 212; Kinchyle Farm, Sca­ni­port, (LimX) 208p. Heifers: Brid­gend Farm, (LimX) 214p; Moun­trich Farm, (CharX), Brid­gend Farm, (CharX) and Kinchyle Farm, (LimX twice), 210p; Moun­trich Farm, (LimX), Brid­gend Farm, (LimX & CharX) & Easter Hard­muir, (CharX & LimX), 209p. Other lead­ing prices per head: Bul­locks: Drum­mond Farm, (LimX), £1,386.90; Dochcarty Farm, (SimX), £1,377.40; Kinchyle Farm, (LimX), £1,279.20. Heifers: Moun­trich Farm, (SimX), £1,341.60; Brid­gend Farm, (CharX), £1,337.60; Kinchyle Farm, (LimX), £1,218.00. DING­WALL, Ding­wall & High­land Marts Ltd., (Jan­uary, 10th) sold 926 prime sheep. Old sea­son lambs (864) av­er­aged 162.4p (- 6.4p) and sold to 185.9p per kg and £79 gross. SQQ 36.5kg to 45.5kg (599) av­er­aged 166.6p (- 8.6p) per kg. Feed­ing sheep (62) sold to £ 67 gross. DING­WALL, Ding­wall & High­land Marts Ltd., (Jan­uary, 10th) sold 926 prime sheep. Old sea­son lambs (864) av­er­aged 162.4p (- 6.4p) and sold to 185.9p per kg and £79 gross for 42.5kg Bel­tex crosses from Tor­gorm, Conon Bridge. SQQ 36.5kg to 45.5kg (599) av­er­aged 166.6p (- 8.6p) per kg. Feed­ing sheep (62) sold to £ 67 gross (twice) for Suf­folk cross ewes from 14 School Place, Dul­nain Bridge & from Leanach Farm, Cul­lo­den. Other lead­ing prices per head and per kg: Old sea­son lambs: TexX – Lochdhu, Nairn, £76.80, South Clunes, Kirkhill, 174.4p; BeltX – Tor­gorm, £76.50, 176.7p; SuffX – Tor­gorm, £76, 172.7p; Chev – The Cloy, Fortrose, £75, South Cuidreach, Portree, 170.7p; CharX – Ankerville, Nigg, £74, 172.1p; BF – Black­ford Farm, Croy, £74, Drynie Farm, Ding­wall, 163.9p; CHM – Dul­nain Mains, In­ver­ness, £72.20, 162.5p; Mule – Spring­field Croft, Bal­blair & Tul­loch Farm, Ding­wall, £70, Dal­ma­garry Farm, To­matin, 166.7p; Cross – Moy & Ruthven Farms, Moy, £ 69, 153.3p. Feed­ing sheep: TexX – Leanach Farm, £ 64.50.

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