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.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 25th) sold 56 store cattle, 2 breeding cattle, 4 OTM cattle and 31 sheep. Bullocks (26) averaged 231.2p and sold to 293.8p per kg for 160kg Limousin crosses from 5 Eyre, Snizort, and Â£1,150 gross for a 550kg Limousin cross from 2 Eynort, Carbost.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 24th) sold 87 store cattle, 1 adult head breeding cattle and 79 store sheep. Bullocks (43) averaged 220.0p and sold to 261.8p per kg for a 275kg Limousin cross from 21 Grenitote, Sollas, and Â£1080 gross for a 525kg Charolais cross from Glebe, Tigharry.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 23rd) sold 383 sheep of all classes. Lambs (185) sold to Â£77 gross for Crosses from Shewglie, Glenurquhart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 22nd) sold 25 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose, Aardvark Contracting Limited, Fortrose & Bank of Scotland. The judge, Mr Liam Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, Orkney, awarded the Champion to Brims Invincible, a 27 month old Limousin by Tehix, from Messrs W.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 21st) sold 68 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (42) averaged 201p (+0.2p) and sold to 217p per kg and Â£1,369.90 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 15th) sold 629 store cattle and 113 breeding heifers & 26 OTM cattle. Store bullocks (331) averaged 241.2p and sold to 295.8p per kg for a pen of 240kg Romagnola crosses from Calrossie Mains, Nigg, and Â£1,250 gross for a 560kg Charolais cross from 2 Lochend, Barrock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 14th) sold 57 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (35) averaged 200.8p (-4.9p) and sold to 213p per kg and Â£1,362.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 9th) sold 860 sheep of all classes. Lambs (493) averaged Â£57.31 and sold to Â£98 gross for Suffolk crosses from Shewglie, Glenurquhart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 8th) sold 29 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by A M Phillip Agritech, Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose, and Mill 'nâ€™ Mix Ltd, Dingwall. Bullocks (20) averaged 236.6p and sold to 297.7p per kilo for the supreme champion, a 440kg Limousin cross from Rachel Matheson, Ballicherry Farm, Balblair, and Â£1,320 gross for a 590kg Limousin cross from Euan MacIver, Upper Knockmuir, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 8th) sold 631 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale supported by Morrison's Supermarket, 10 adult head of breeding cattle and 23 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (241) averaged 228.9p and sold to 259p per kilo for a pair of 390kg Aberdeen Angus from Kirkton Farm, Golspie, and Â£1,300 gross for a pair of 725kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
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