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.
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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