Caithness Map :: Links to Site Map Paying too much for broadband? Move to PlusNet broadband and save£££s. Free setup now available - terms apply. PlusNet broadband.  

 

Dingwall & Highland Marts Sale 25 February 2010

27th February 2010

Photograph of Dingwall & Highland Marts Sale 25 February 2010

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 25th) sold 47 registered Cheviot females at its inaugural show and sale.

The adverse weather conditions seriously affected the hill sheep entry and intending purchasers, but a very satisfactory trade was realised for the brave souls that made the sale.

The Main Register judge, Mr R. Sutherland, Hilliclay, Caithness, awarded his champion to the first prize ewe lamb, sired by Bardnaclavan Baron, from James Mackay, Biggins, Wick, realising 300 to the judge, and the reserve award to the second prize ewe lamb, sired by Smiddyquoy Highlander, from Messrs J & J Farquhar, Smiddyquoy, Watten, realising 330 to Mr H Sutherland, Drummuie, Golspie.

Hill Register judge Mr R. J. Lund, East Clough Farm, Cumbria, awarded his champion to the first prize in lamb ewe, a 5 year old Langdale Typhoon daughter carrying twins to Balnakeil Boomerang from Badanloch Estate Limited, Kinbrace, realising 580 to the judge, with the reserve award going to the first prize gimmer, another Langdale Typhoon daughter carrying twins to North House Nailer, also from Badanloch Estate Limited, which realised 600 also to the judge.

Averages:
Main register - seventeen ewe lambs, 177.06; eight gimmers, 266.25; ten ewes, 180.
Hill register - four gimmers, 295; eight ewes, 367.50.

Other leading prices:
Main register - ewe lambs - Dispersal from the Field of Noss flock, Wick, 260, 240; Smiddyquoy, 220. In lamb gimmers - 25 Habost, Ness, Isle of Lewis, 350; Biggins, 350 (twice); 25 Habost, 300. In lamb ewes - Field of Noss, 300; Muirton, Munlochy, 200; Field of Noss, 150 (thrice).
Hill register - in lamb gimmers - Heathmount, Tain, 200; Suisgill Estate, Helmsdale, 200; Heathmount, 180. In lamb ewes - Heathmount, 600, 550; Suisgill Shepherds Pack, Helmsdale, 380; Suisgill Estate, 220; Torrish Estate, 210.

Photo
D&HML NCC Park Champions - (left to right) Jim Farquhar, Smiddyquoy with the reserve champion; David Mackenzie representing the sponsor, Harbro; judge Ronnie Sutherland, Hilliclay; Jacqueline Mackay, Biggins with the champion.
Photographer
Angus Mackay www.angusmackay.co.uk

 

Related Businesses

 

Related Articles

14/10/2017
Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 14 October 2017
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 259 weaned calves and store cattle, 24 OTM cattle and 8 adult head of breeding cattle.   Bullocks (183) averaged 221.4p and sold to 286.3p per kg for a pen of 255kg Simmental crosses from Moy Farm, Banavie, and £940 gross for a 490kg Simmental cross from 7 Back of Keppoch, Arisaig.  
6/10/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 6 October 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 6th) sold 136 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by PKN Nutrition and Scottish Woodlands.  The overall champion was a shearling from Messrs MacDonald, Dalbuiack, Carrbridge, realising £1,000 to Mrs M.  
5/10/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 4 October 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 4th) sold 496 weaned calves at their first annual district ballot show and sale.  The show champion sponsored by Barclays Transport, Portsoy and Zoetis with Surecalf was awarded to an eight month old Limousin cross bullock from A MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea scaling in at 305kg and realising £800 gross.  
29/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 29 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 29th) sold 6,140 store lambs.   Lambs (6,140) averaged £37.49 and sold to £64 for a Cross from Balcherry, Tain.  
28/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale 28 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 28th) sold 5,614 breeding and store sheep.   Breeding ewes (3,558) averaged £51.77 and sold to £101 for Cheviots from Craiglea Croft, Duncanston.  
27/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 27 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 27th) sold 555 yearling weaned calves at their annual show and sale of native and continental store cattle (including an Aberdeen Angus section) sponsored by Shearwell Data & Beedie Bros.  Ltd., Haulage Contractors.  
22/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 22 September 2017
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 22nd) sold 4235 store sheep of all classes.   Lambs (3,434) Sold to £67.50 gross for a pen of Cheviot lambs from Annbank, Kilchoan.  
23/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Ram Sale - 23 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (September, 23rd) sold 358 rams and females at its annual show and sale sponsored by Norvite.   The judges, Mr John & Mr James Scott, Fearn Farm, Tain, awarded the overall show champion and winner of the Mountrich trophy to a Suffolk shearling from Messrs A.  
20/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 20 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 20th) sold 1164 store cattle at their annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle sponsored by Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants, Inverness & Zoetis with Surecalf.  The judge, Mr D.  
19/9/2017
Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 19 September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 19th) sold 32 prime cattle.   Prime heifers (32) averaged 216.7p (-5.5p) and sold to 226.0p per kg and £1,537.00 gross.  

[Printer Friendly Version]