Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 12 April 2012
11th April 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 12th) sold 691 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (306) averaged £61.98 and sold to £89 gross for Beltex crosses from Caberfeidh, Upperton.
Prime and feeding ewes (326) averaged £86.96 and sold to £122 gross for Texel crosses from Torgorm, Conon Bridge.
Rams and feeding sheep (59) averaged £72.62 and sold to £110 gross for Suffolks rams from Torgorm.
"All classes continued to sell at recent keen rates."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: SuffX - Leodibest, Latheron, £85, Croft Cottage, Canisbay, £80; TexX - 199 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, £85, Cluny Estate, Newtonmore, £84; BF - Tigh N'Ulaidh, Tomatin, £83, 5 Satran, Carbost, £80; Chev - Muirton, Munlochy, £82, 199 Lednabirichen, £80; BeltX - Mill of Tore, Upperton, £81, £80; Cross - Mill of Tore, £70, Teanluick Croft, £66; Jcb - Teanluick, Muir of Ord, £60.
Ewes: SuffX - Torgorm, £115; CharX - Easter Strath of Auchterflow, Killen, £105; Chev - Muirton, £101; BeltX - Caberfeidh, £100; TexX - Torgorm, £100; Mule - Torgorm, £94; BF - Torgorm, £92; Cross - Toperfettle, Grantown on Spey, £85.
Rams: Tex - 199 Lednabirichen, £101; BF - Drynie Farm, Dingwall, £80; Chev - Suisgill Estate, Helmsdale, £74.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 18th) sold 40 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 213.2p (-8.3p) and sold to 233p per kg for a 575kg Shorthorn cross from Sanquhar Mains, Forres, and Â£1,483.20 gross for a 720kg Simmental cross from Docharty Farm, Dingwall.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold 2,360 store sheep. Lambs (1,452) averaged Â£50.32 and sold to Â£75.50 gross for Texel crosses from Langal, Argyll.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 170 weaned calves and store cattle. Bullocks (78) averaged 239.2p and sold to 290.3p per kilo for a pen of 248kg Charolais crosses from Bernera Farm, Glenelg, and Â£970 gross for a 460kg Luing cross from 41 Croick, Halladale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold 52 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (22) averaged 221.5p (+5.1p) and sold to 234p per kg and Â£1,603.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November, 8th) sold 147 cattle, 3 horses, 25 goats, 649 sheep including 141 Zwartbles, 598 lots of poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at their poultry, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (147) sold to Â£1300 gross twice for an in calf Longhorn heifer and a Longhorn cow with calf at foot, both from Bogburn, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 6th) sold 4,583 store sheep. Lambs (3,133) averaged Â£48.59 and sold to Â£86 gross for Mule ewe lambs from Lower Gaich, Dulnain Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 391 weaned calves and store cattle. Stot calves (181) averaged 247.5p and sold to 311.1 per kilo for 180kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity, Farr, and Â£1,020 gross for 390kg Charolais crosses from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 4th) sold 43 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 216.4p (-0.7p) and sold to 229p per kg and Â£1,608.75 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 3rd) sold 320 adult head of breeding cattle. Heifer with heifer calf (2) sold to Â£1,650 gross for a Shorthorn from 387 Elphin, Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 31st) sold 583 rams at its annual show and sale of North County Hill Cheviots. The overall champion was a two shear from Messrs W.
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