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 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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 27th) sold 555 yearling weaned calves at their annual show and sale of native and continental store cattle (including an Aberdeen Angus section) sponsored by Shearwell Data & Beedie Bros. Ltd., Haulage Contractors.
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.
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