Caithness Livestock Centre, Quoybrae - Aberdeen and Northern Marts
Sold 169 store cattle, breeding cattle and weaned calves at their sale
Bullocks (88) sold to 178p for a 388kg Limousin cross from W Dunnett,
Veiwfirth, Gills to average 139.2p.It was also top price per head of
Heifers (71) sold to 134p for a 187kg Simmental cross from C & R Harrold,
Plover Inn, Reiss to average 100.4p. Top price was £460 for a 511kg
Charolais cross from Messrs L Gunn, Barnyards, Wick.
per head -
201-250kg - £385 March Cottage; £375 Thrumster Mains; £340 Mybster Farm.
251-300kg - £480 North Watten (Parker); £450 Roadside, Auckengill; £445
301-350kg - £500 Roadside, Auckengill; £495 Lynton Cottage; £485
351-400kg - £530 Newfield;
£515 Freswick Mains and Bual, Ramscraigs.
401-450kg - £590 Barnyards;
£565 Westfield Farm;
£560 Old Stirkoke
451-500kg - £565 Tacher;
£530 Toftingall 501-550kg -
£590 Lower Bylbster;
£510 Moorings, Occumster.
201-250kg - £255 Mybster Farm; £235 Bual; £225 Hillside.
251-300kg - £355 Newfield; £295 Freswick Mains and Roadside, Auckengill;
£285 Lynton Cottage.
301-350kg - £390 Newfield; £350 Tacher; £340 Freswick Mains.
351-400kg - £405 Newfield.
401-450kg -. £445 Barnyards; £410 Achnamoine.
Leading prices per kg -
201-250kg - 163p March Cottage;
161p Mybster Farm and Bual;
158p Thrumster Mains.
251-300kg - 169p North Watten; 163p Roadside; 158p Hillside.
301-350kg - 161p Lynton Cattage; 153p Roadside; 148p Achumore.
351-400kg - 145p Freswick Mains; 143p Bual; 141p Newfield.
401-450kg - 139p Barnyards; 132p Westfield Farm; 128p Old Stirkoke.
451-500kg - 115p Tacher.
501-550kg - 113p Lower Bylbster; 111p Toftingall.
201-250kg - 124p Mybster Farm;
251-300kg - 126p Newfield
301-350kg - 120p Newfield.
351-400kg - 113p Newfield
401-450kg - 100p Barnyards; 98p Achnamoine.
Breeding cattle -
Heifer with bull calf £920 Achunabust; £800 Windycraig.
Heifer with hfr calf £900 and £880 Achunabust