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Caithness News Bulletins January 2003
Sale Report Quoybrae 14 January 2003
Prime cattle sold to a top of 107p per kg for a 515 kg Limousin cross bullock from W P and E Watson, Harpsdale Mains, Halkirk.
Top gross price was £677.93 for a 655 kg Charolais cross from Mrs E C Robertson, Inkstack, Barrock.
Heifers sold to 100.5p for a 555 kg Simmental cross from W P and E Watson.
Top gross price was £568.88 for a 615 kg Charolais cross from J W Sinclair and Co, Clachan, Mid-Clyth.
Leading prices per kg: Bullocks - 103.5p Inkstack; 100p Harpsdale Mains.
Heifers - 100p Catchery and Inkstack; 93p Clachan.
Leading prices per head: Bullocks - £654.05 Inkstack; £650.75 Brae-edge; £648.60 No 4 Sibster.
Heifers - £565.80 Clachan; £565 Catchery; £557.78 Harpsdale Mains.
Prime lambs sold to 108.9p per kg for eight 38.1kg Suffolk crosses from D Campbell, Thrumster Mains, Wick to average 103.4p and to £51 a head for 49.8kg Suffolk crosses from W J Murdoch, No 3 Braal, Halkirk.
Leading prices per kg: Suffolk - 106.9p Brae-edge; 104.7p Achnamoine; 104.4p Westerloch. Texel - 105.1p Tresdale; 104.1p Westerloch; 103.3p Brae-edge. Cheviot - 103.1p Thrumster Mains; 102.2p Brae-edge; 101.5p Ribigill Farm.
Leading prices per head: Suffolk - £50 No 3 Braal; £49.80 Achnamoine; £48.50 Westerloch. Texel - £49.20 Tresdale; £48.50 Smerral Farm. Half-bred - £49 Smerral Farm. Cheviot - £47 Ribigill Farm; £46 Brae-edge. Store lambs: £43.20 Milton Farm; £43 Cullen View.
Feeding Ewes & Rams £56 Smiddyquoy; £55 Milton Farm; £54 Catchery; £52 Stainland.
Breeding cattle: Cow with heifer calf at foot £720 Achnamoine.