Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 27 February 2008
27th February 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February 27th) sold 2,313
sheep of all classes.
Store lambs (1,535) sold to £52 for Texel crosses from Cypress Cottage,
Achterneed, and for Cheviots from No. 220 Birichen, Dornoch.
Breeding sheep (311) sold to £76 for Suffolk cross gimmers and Texel
cross ewes scanned with twins both from a dispersal off Penick Farm,
Feeding sheep (467) sold to £58 for Suffolks from whitebog, Rosemarkie.
"All classes of store lambs, prime and feeding ewes and rams, in lamb
ewes met a more selective enquiry"
Leading prices per head
Store lambs: TexX - No, 20 Ruisaurie, Beauly, £50; Chev - Humpton,
Spinningdale, £50; SuffX - No. 20 Ruisaurie, £48.50; Cross - Rhannich
Farm, Edderton, £48; Suff - No. 3 Eyenort, Carbost, £47.50; BF - No. 6
Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, £43; Mule - No. 6 Woodside of Culloden,
Feeding ewes: Mule - Druid Temple, £53; Chev - Lochdhu, Nairn, £49;
SuffX - Inchindown, £48; BFL - Whitebog, £47; Char - Whitebog, £44.50;
Cross - Cadbollmount, fearn, £38; BF - No. 6 Woodside of Culloden,
Feeding rams: Suff - Tulloch Farm, Dingwall, £56; Chev - No. 3 Lower
Pitkerrie, Fearn, £55.50; BF - Humpton, Spinningdale, £33.
Dispersal off Penick Farm: Gimmers in lamb: TexX - £74; SuffX - £65.
Ewes in lamb: TexX - £72; SuffX - £63; BDM - £53.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 18th) sold 40 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 213.2p (-8.3p) and sold to 233p per kg for a 575kg Shorthorn cross from Sanquhar Mains, Forres, and Â£1,483.20 gross for a 720kg Simmental cross from Docharty Farm, Dingwall.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold 2,360 store sheep. Lambs (1,452) averaged Â£50.32 and sold to Â£75.50 gross for Texel crosses from Langal, Argyll.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 170 weaned calves and store cattle. Bullocks (78) averaged 239.2p and sold to 290.3p per kilo for a pen of 248kg Charolais crosses from Bernera Farm, Glenelg, and Â£970 gross for a 460kg Luing cross from 41 Croick, Halladale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold 52 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (22) averaged 221.5p (+5.1p) and sold to 234p per kg and Â£1,603.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November, 8th) sold 147 cattle, 3 horses, 25 goats, 649 sheep including 141 Zwartbles, 598 lots of poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at their poultry, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (147) sold to Â£1300 gross twice for an in calf Longhorn heifer and a Longhorn cow with calf at foot, both from Bogburn, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 6th) sold 4,583 store sheep. Lambs (3,133) averaged Â£48.59 and sold to Â£86 gross for Mule ewe lambs from Lower Gaich, Dulnain Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 391 weaned calves and store cattle. Stot calves (181) averaged 247.5p and sold to 311.1 per kilo for 180kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity, Farr, and Â£1,020 gross for 390kg Charolais crosses from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 4th) sold 43 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 216.4p (-0.7p) and sold to 229p per kg and Â£1,608.75 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 3rd) sold 320 adult head of breeding cattle. Heifer with heifer calf (2) sold to Â£1,650 gross for a Shorthorn from 387 Elphin, Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 31st) sold 583 rams at its annual show and sale of North County Hill Cheviots. The overall champion was a two shear from Messrs W.
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