Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 29 September 2017
29th September 2017
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.
"Top lambs met satisfactory rates all others very much more hesitant."
Other leading prices per head
Wedder lambs: CharX - Inshes Farm, Inshes, £63, 4 Tomich, Beauly, £55; TexX - 2 Forss, Thurso, £62.50, Strone Cottage, Strone & Achtuie, Drumnadrochit, £60, Strathmor House, Forss & 2 Forss, £58; Chev - Balcherry, £61.50, South Balkeith, Tain, £59, Coulags, Strathcarron, £57; SuffX – The Glebe, Glenelg, £57, Creagmhor, Glenelg, £56 (twice), Strone Cottage, £55; BF – 86 Invernaver, Bettyhill, £55; Mule – Achnabat, Torness, £54.80; CHM – Achnabat, £54, Tigh Beag, Achterneed, £52; LlyX – Nottingham Mains, Latheron, £51; BeltX – Strone Cottage, £49.50; MtX – Kintradwell Estate, Brora, £49.50; Cross – 14 Opinan, Gairloch, £45.50; BF – MacRitchies Croft, Heights of Brae, £44.50.
Ewe lambs: Chev – Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey, £58, 319 Culkein, Drumbeg, £50, Inver Croft, Tain, £49; TexX – Woodend Croft, Balnain, £55.50, An Talla, Portmahomack, £55, Inshes Farm, £50.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September 29th) sold 656 lambs from Lewis Livestock Producers.
Lewis Livestock Producers lambs (656) averaged £33.91 and sold to £53.50 for Texel crosses from 24B Lionel, Ness.
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: Chev – Tigh An Ruda, Eoropie, £52, 5C Fivepenny, Ness, £48, 12 Lionel, Port of Ness, £45; TexX – 100 Cross Skigersta Road, Port of Ness (twice), 26B Lionel, Ness & 1 Eordale, Ness, 17 Lionel, Ness, 12 Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis, £50; Cross – 2 Lionel, Ness & 24B Lionel, Ness, £50, 48 Habost, Ness, £48; SuffX – 127 Cross Skigersta Road, Ness, £50; BF – 1 Eordale, 11 Skigersta Road, Ness & 2 Lionel, £40.
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, 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.
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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