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Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale of Store Sheep and Cast Rams 16 January 2008

19th January 2008

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (16th January 2008) sold 4,951 store
sheep including the annual sale of 668 cast rams.

Lambs (2,734) averaged 32.32 and sold to 57 gross for Beltex cross ewe
lambs from Whitebog, Fortrose.

Ewes (1,520) averaged 23.94 and sold to 55 for Texels from Cloy Farm,
Fortrose.

Rams (668) averaged 25.15 and sold to 190 gross for a Cheviot from
Balnakeil, Durness.

Wedders (29) averaged 21.12 and sold to 34 for Suffolk crosses from
Woodlands, Dingwall.

"All classes met anm excellent demand with store lambs and well fleshed
ewes and rams meeting a particularly keen enquiry"

Leading prices per head

Lambs: Chev -Rhifail, Strathnaver, 49; TexX - Badanloch Estate,
Kinbrace, 48.50; SuffX - Achscrabster, Thurso, 48.50; BF - Drynie
Farm, Dingwall, 44; BelX - Whitebog, 44; Mule - Calrossie Mains, Nigg,
39.20; CharX - Netherside, Castletown, 39.

Ewes: TexX - Charleston, North Kessock, 49; Chev - South Balkeith,
Tain, 47.50; Tex - Lochlait, Abriachan, 47; SuffX - 8 Englishtonmuir,
Bunchrew, 45; CHM - Bindal, Porthmahomack, 44; Mule - The Cloy,
36.50; Cross - Sunnylea, Balblair, 35; BFL - Whitebog, 34.50.

Rams: Chev - Torrish Estate, Helmsdale, 160; Suff - Drynie Farm,
Dingwall, 42; BFL - Lairgandour, Daviot, 37; BF - Moy & Ruthven Farms,
37; Tex - Badanloch Estate, 37.

Wedders: SuffX - No. 8 Englishtonmuir, 29; Chev - Strathaird,
Broadford, 25; Cross - No. 2 Balbeg, Glenurquhart, 23.50; BF -
Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord, 20.50.

 

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