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, 21st) sold 19 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 219.0p (N/C) and sold to 219.0p per kg and ¬£1,335.90 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 14th) sold 41 prime cattle. Prime heifers (41) averaged 216.1p (+5.2p) and sold to 244.0p per kg and ¬£1,419.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 9th) sold 3,314 store sheep. Lambs (2,171) sold to ¬£69 gross for a pen of Texel cross lambs Moulinard House, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 337 weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 98 Highland and Highland crosses. Bullocks (112) averaged 191.9p and sold to 247.2p per kilo and ¬£1,115 gross for a pen of 451kg Limousin crosses from Towerhill, Thurso.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 7th) sold 20 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 211.7 (-4.9p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and ¬£1,112.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 2nd) sold 3,224 store sheep. Lambs (2239) averaged ¬£41.26 and sold to ¬£88 gross for a Texel cross from Wester Raddery, Fortrose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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