Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sheep Sale 14 October 2016
15th October 2016
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 6,831 store sheep.
Lambs (5,038) averaged £46.57 and sold to £69.50 for Texel crosses from Croft 8, Inverness.
Gimmers (124) sold to £125 for Texel crosses from Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch.
Ewes (1,559) sold to £90 for Mules from Simpsons Croft, Scotsburn.
Feeding sheep (89) sold to £67 for a Cross wedder from Lynroich, Gorthleck.
Rams (21) sold to £115 for a Suffolk ram from Cadbollmount, Fearn.
"A good show of lambs met an extremely keen demand. All classes of ewes also sold well."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: Chev - Knockglass, Dornoch and 21 Baligill, Thurso, £68, Burnbank, Isle of Canna, £65.50, Comar, Cannich, £64.50; BeltX – Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty, £66, Grenville, Kiltarlity, £65, Tullyglens, Dunphail, £63; SuffX – 15 Burns Crescent, Dingwall and Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord, £65, Kirkfield, Olrig, £63, Calrossie Mains, Nigg, £62; Mule – Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, £64.50, Achnabat, Torness, £64, Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit, £63; TexX – 1 Lochlait, Abriachan and 38 Lodge Hill Park, Nairn, £64, Lower Gartally (twice) and Netherside, Castletown, £63, Dell Farm, Whitebridge, £62.50; Cross – Ardnamurchan Estate, Cromarty, £61, 1 Drimsdale, Lochboisdale, £60.50, Achnabat, £60; ZwbX – Comar, £61; CHM – Tullyglens, £61, Calrossie Mains and Achnabat, £58.50; LlyX – Bramblewood, Balblair, £60.
Gimmers: TexX – Cambusmore Estate, £120; Chev – Sumardale, Isle of Skye, £90; Cross – Mid Fearn Farm, Ardgay, £70; BF - The Whitehouse, Rosskill, £62.
Ewes: Chev – 3 Balnabeen, Conon Bridge, £77, 9 Sconser, Isle of Skye and Courthill, Tain, £71, Woodlands, Dingwall, £68; TexX – 6/10 Airdens, Bonar Bridge, £75, Invercharron, Ardgay, £70, 12 Airdens, Bonar Bridge, £68; Mule – Calrossie Mains, £73, Simpsons Croft, £70; Cross – Wester Balloan, Urray, £59; BF – Carn Elrig, Nethybridge, £53.
Feeding sheep: SuffX wdr – Tullyglens, £63; Chev wdr – 10 Culduie, Applecross, £58; BF rig – Dell Farm, £58.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 22nd) sold 4235 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (3,434) Sold to £67.50 gross for a pen of Cheviot lambs from Annbank, Kilchoan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (September, 23rd) sold 358 rams and females at its annual show and sale sponsored by Norvite. The judges, Mr John & Mr James Scott, Fearn Farm, Tain, awarded the overall show champion and winner of the Mountrich trophy to a Suffolk shearling from Messrs A.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 20th) sold 1164 store cattle at their annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle sponsored by Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants, Inverness & Zoetis with Surecalf. The judge, Mr D.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 19th) sold 32 prime cattle. Prime heifers (32) averaged 216.7p (-5.5p) and sold to 226.0p per kg and £1,537.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 11th) sold 5,117 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual show and sale. The gimmer judge, Mr B.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 85 store cattle, 39 adult head of breeding cattle and 31 OTM cattle. Bullocks (27) averaged 214.0p and sold to 325.0p per kg for an 80kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Proncy Farm, Dornoch, and £1,120 gross for a pair of 510kg Limousin crosses from Carrol Farm, Brora.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 5th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (6) averaged 225.2p (N/C) and sold to 236.0p per kg and £1,339.30.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 29th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime heifers (26) averaged 221.7p (-10.7p) and sold to 235.0p per kg and £1,562.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (August, 25th) sold 101 rams at its sixth annual ‘Great from Grass' on farm sale of rams at Fearn Farm, Tain, on behalf of Messrs J Scott & Partners. Texel shearlings (34) averaged £822.44 and sold to 1,250 guineas thrice.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August 24th) sold 13,469 store lambs at their annual sale. Cheviot wedder lambs (7,411) averaged £42.62 (-£5.53 on the year) and sold to £72.00 gross from Burnbank, Isle of Canna.
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