Aberdeen and Northern Marts At Quoybrae - Ram Sale 20 October 2007
21st October 2007
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (October 20th) sold 104 Texel, Suffolk
and Border Leicester rams and ram lambs under the auspices of the Caithness
Sheep Breeders Association
Champion Texel a shearling by Stockhill Kasper from R MacKay, Clyth Mains,
Lybster sold for £620 to J Munro, Pitkerrie, Fearn.
Reserve was a ram lamb by Miller's Miles from C and I Angus, Oldfield Farm,
Thurso and sold for £350 to A Webster, Lower Reiss Farm, Wick.
Champion Suffolk a shearling from B Swanson, East Murkle, Thurso sold for
£500 to the judge J Brims, Thuster Mains, Wick.
Reserve was a ram lamb from J Simpson, Pentland View, Barrock and sold for
£500 to Messrs Sutherland, Stainland and Sibmister Farms.
Only entry in the Border Leicester section was a shearling from B Swanson,
East Murkle and sold for £100 to A and C Cormack, Mid-Keiss, Wick.
Leading prices and averages
Texel - Top price was £720 for a shearling by Knock Longbow from W and M
Miller, Aimster to J Munro, Pitkerrie to average £433.84 for 13 (£246.25 for
8 last year)
Ha' of Bowermadden sold to £700 for a shearling to average £422 for 5 (£200
Oldfield sold to £650 for a shearling to average £382 for 10 (£317.69 for
Clyth Mains sold to £520 twice for shearlings to average £460 for 4 (£612.50
Bardnaclavan sold to £500 for a shearling to average £360 for 2 (£156.66 for
42 shearlings averaged £375.95 against £263.50 for 40 last year.
11 ram lambs averaged £182.72 (£200 for 2)
1 aged ram £60 (£500 for 1)
Suffolk - Top price was £650 for a ram lamb by Slackadale Suprano from J
Simpson to W Barnetson and Son, Lynegar, Watten to average £344 for 5
(£255.71 for 7)
Skaill sold to £420 for a shearling to average £328.75 for 8 (£325 for 4)
Bardnaclavan sold to £420 for a shearling to average £271.33 for 15 (£343.33
31 shearlings averaged £245.16 (287.89 for 19)
17 ram lambs averaged £251.17 (£276 for 10)
1 aged £300 (n/c)
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (4th December 2007 ) sold 54 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (22) averaged 123.4p and sold to 133p per kg for a 620kg Limousin from Tore Farm, Culbokie, and £858 gross for a 715kg Simmental cross from Redhill, Allanfearn, both to Woodhead Brothers, Turriff..
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (December, 6th) sold 1,676 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,220) sold to £32.30 for Mules from Lairgandour, Daviot, and Texel crosses from No.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November 27th) sold 103 prime cattle at its Christmas Show & Sale sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, Scot JCB, John M. Munro Butchers, MacRae & Dick Landrover Centre, Aberdeen Journals, Highland Industrial Supplies, and Harbro Farm Sales and judged by Eric Munro of John M.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (19th November) sold 2,772 Prime, Store & Breeding Sheep. Prime Lambs (163) sold to 72.8p a kg for 5 42.4kg Suffolks from M W & A Sutherland, Brabsterdorran and £32.50 gross for a 58kg Mule from J T M MacKay, Thura Mains.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (12th November) sold 333 Weaned Calves, Store & Breeding Cattle. Bullocks (167) averaged 121.9p to 226p per kg for a 239kg Limousin from J & G More, Lynton Cottage, Ulbster and £700 gross for a 559kg Limousin from M & L Armitage & Son, Lochquoy, Castletown.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (22nd October) sold 5,618 Store Lambs Ewe Lambs (644) averaged £33.54 and sold to £48 for Half-Breds from A Miller & Sons, Aimster, Thurso Wedder Lambs (838) averaged £23.54 and sold to £30.20 for Cheviots from G Cormack, Damside, Castletown. Cross Lambs (4,136) averaged £27.25 and sold to £33 for Suffolks from W R & M Mill, Forsie, Bridge of Westfield.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (4th October) sold 6,852 Store Sheep Ewe Lambs (1,108) averaged £28.17 and sold to £51 for Half-Breds from C MacAdie & Sons, Skaill, Thurso Wedder Lambs (1,275) averaged £22.63 and sold to £30 for Half-Breds from J Banks, The Broo, John O'Groats. Cross Lambs (4,023) averaged £26.55 and sold to £34 for Suffolks from A S Budge, Milton Farm, Halkirk.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (3rd September) sold 6,133 Store Lambs at the re-sheduled first combined sale from Dunbeath, Bettyhill, Forsinard and North West Sutherland areas. Overall average was £29.06 showing a decrease of £2.05 from Dunbeath & Bettyhill areas and a decrease of £1.24 on all other areas from last year.
QUOYBRAE, Aberdeen & Northern Marts (31ST July) sold 48 Cattle and 281 Sheep at their Special Sale. Prime bullocks to 126p and £825.30 gross for a 655kg Limousin from D A Budge, Brae-edge, Castletown.
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