Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale 28 September 2017
28th September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 28th) sold 5,614 breeding and store sheep.
Breeding ewes (3,558) averaged £51.77 and sold to £101 for Cheviots from Craiglea Croft, Duncanston.
Feeding ewes (703) averaged £37.30 and sold to £68 for a Cheviot from West Drumliah, Bonar Bridge.
Gimmers (1,311) averaged £89.98 and sold to £156 for Cheviots from Greenacres, Barbaraville.
Feeding sheep (42) sold to £88 for a Texel ram from 2 Forss, Thurso.
"Top lots of gimmers & ewes met a firm enquiry others more hesitant."
Other leading prices per head:
Ewes: Correct: Chev - Ose Farm, Struan, £100, Craiglea Croft, 252 Rearquhar, Dornoch & 68 Foindle, Lairg, £98, 67 Strathcaniard, Ullapool, £90; BeltX - Braes of Coulmore, North Kessock, £100; Tex – Inverbroom Farm, Ullapool, £95; TexX – 154 Port Skerra, Melvich, £90, 68 Foindle, £80; ZwbX – 8, 14 & 15 Struanmore, Struan, £74; DorX – 154 Port Skerra, £70; CHM – Castle Grant Home Farm, Grantown on Spey, £66.
Broken mouth: Chev – 185 Migdale, Bonar Bridge, £76, Castle Grant Home Farm, £58, West End, Badralloch, £56; TexX – Mayfield, Scrabster, £67; LlyX – Clynelish Farm, Brora, £55; Mule – Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, £50, Mayfield, £48.
Feeders: Cross – East Brora, Brora, £67, Strone Cottage, Strone, £61; Chev – 185 Migdale, £65, Castle Grant Home Farm, £64, 8, 14 & 15 Struanmore, £63; TexX – 2 Forss, Thurso, £63, 154 Port Skerra, £59, Mayfield, £48.
Gimmers: Chev – Moy & Ruthven Farms, Moy, £145, Grantfield Farm, Tain, £140, 9 Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh, Greenacres, Moy & Ruthven Farms & Grantfield Farm, £130; CHM – Clachan Farm, Ullapool, £115; TexX – Moulinard House, Tain, £115, Balmaglaster Farm, Laggan, £114, Allangrange Park, Muir of Ord, £112; SuffX – Balmaglaster, £106 CharX – Greenacres, £90.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 24th) sold 1031 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (592) sold to £67 gross for a Cheviot from Tign an Uilt, Kilchoan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 23rd) sold 1,982 store sheep. Lambs (1,186) averaged £36.04 and sold to £71 gross for a pen of Hebrideans from Bogburn Farm, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 22nd) sold 805 store cattle, 153 adult head of breeding cattle 141 OTM cattle. Bullocks (417) averaged 228.1p and sold to 303.5p per kilo for a 290kg British Blue cross from Shewglie Farm, Glenurquhart, and £1,200 gross for a 605kg Limousin cross from 4 Glaick, Ardross.
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.
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