Luings

Dingwall Sale - Wed 18 May 2016 - Sale Report

As the eighth Luing spring sale got underway buyers were initially cautious but confidence grew as the sale continued with Luing bulling heifers averaging £1.072

Top price being 1700gns for a pair from Mr G MacRae, Kintail House, Newton of Ferintosh, to Mrs V J Whitteridge, Inverlael Estate, Lochbroom.

Sim-Luing heifers averaged £1,265. Top price was 1630gns for a pair from D & A. Barr, Milkieston, Peebles to J Pate & Sons, Mossilee, Galashiels.

Luing yearling heifers sold to average £666 with a pair from Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd, selling to 800gns.

Sim-Luing yearling heifers averaged £834 with 900gns being the top price for a pair from Mr S Murray, Rockcliffe.

Two bulls sold to average £3,045 with the top price reaching 3,100gns to R Gill & Sons, Rattencleugh Farm, Clitheroe.

Show results (judged by Mr. W Neilson, Cruachan Cotts, Taynuilt):

Luing Bulling Heifers
1st - Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd, Ousdale
2nd - Mr M McCall, Kilbrora, Golspie

Sim-Luing Bulling Heifers
1st - D & A. Barr, Milkieston, Peebles
2nd - Mr S Murray, Rockcliffe, Kirkbean

Luing Yearling
1st - Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd, Ousdale
2nd - Arisaig Farms, Arisaig

Sim-Luing Yearling
1st - Mr S Murray, Rockcliffe, Kirkbean

Mart report

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 18 th) sold 103 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their eighth annual spring breeding sale sponsored by W & A Geddes and Harbro Ltd.

 

Pedigree heifers (64) averaged £1,071.98 and sold to 1,700gns (£1,785.00) for a pair of 25 month old heifers from Mr G MacRae, Kintail House, Newton of Ferintosh, to Mrs V J Whitteridge, Inverlael Estate, Lochbroom.

Sim/Luing heifers (37) averaged £1017.08 and sold to 1,630gns (£1,711.50) from Mr D Barr, Milkiston, Peebles, to J Pate & Sons, Mossilee, Galashiels. Bulls (2) sold to 3100gns (£3,255) for a 25 month old from Messrs AL & AC McCall, Culmaily Farm, Golspie, to R Gill & Sons, Rattencleugh Farm, Clitheroe.

Show
Pair of bulling heifers
1 st -Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd, Ousdale, 1,600gns.

Other leading prices:
Pedigree heifers: Kintail House and Welbeck Scottish Farms Ltd, 1,600gns; Culmaily, Farm, 1,520gns; Inverbroom, Ullapool, 1,500gns; Culmaily Farm, 1,400gns; Monzie Farm, Blair Atholl and Clachan Farm, Inverbroom, 1,350gns. Bulls: Culmaily Farm, 2,700gns