Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 10 May 2012
9th May 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 10th) sold 549 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (146) sold to £73 gross for Cheviots from 124 West Langwell, Rogart.
Prime and feeding ewes (230) sold to £82 gross twice for Texel crosses from Lochdhu Farm, Nairn, and Mules from 5 Tomich, Beauly.
Rams and feeding sheep (20) sold to £95 gross for a Charollais from Tulloch Farm, Dingwall.
Ewes with single lambs at foot (72) sold to £142 gross for a Cheviot Mule ewe with a Texel cross lamb from Bogallan, North Kessock.
Ewes and gimmers with twin lambs at foot (65) sold to £152 gross for Cheviots with a Suffolks cross lambs from Ardview, Portachuillin.
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: TexX - 19 Cabrich, Kirkhill, £72, Wester Muckernich, Tore, £70; Cross - Wester Muckernich, £71; Mule - Blackford Farm, Croy, £70; Chev - Geise Farm, Thurso, £70, Wester Muckernich, and 19 Cabrich, £67; CharX - Lochdhu, £68; BF - Blackford Farm, £65; SuffX - Wester Muckernich, £64.
Ewes: Mule - Cantraybridge College, Croy, £80, Kinnahaird, £68; Beltex - Marian, Evanton, £80; CHM - Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, £80, £70; HB - Lochdhu, £80; TexX - Lochdhu, £80; Chev - 192 The Doll, Brora, £79, Inverbrora, Brora, £75; SuffX - 192 The Doll, £74, Lochdhu, £70.
Rams: Chev - Syall, Ardgay, £80; Tex - Wester Croachy, Aberarder, £70; Suff - Weydale Farm, £68.
Ewe with single lamb at foot: TexX - Bogallan, £128; Chev - 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon, £125.
Ewe with twin lambs at foot: Mule - 5 Tomich, £142; Chev - 1 Laide, Achnasheen, £140; BF - 11 Diabaig, Torridon, £135; BFL - 5 Tomich, £135; SuffX - Cuilaneilan, Kinlochewe, £135.
Gimmer with twin lambs at foot: Chev - The Gate, Shieldaig, £125.
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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