Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 6 September 2018
7th September 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 8,837 store lambs.
Cheviot lambs averaged £43.72 (-£1.13 on the year) and sold to £130 gross for a pen of ram lambs from Burnbank, Isle of Canna.
"A good demand for the strongest lambs selling similar or slightly ahead of last year. All other classes proved more difficult to sell resulting in lesser averages by comparison."
Leading prices per head and per district:
Inverness & South: Chev wedder lambs - Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey, £53.
Chev ewe lambs – Free Farm, Tomatin, £61.
Black Isle & Mid Ross: Chev wedder lambs – Balloan, Conon Bridge, £54, Culgowrie, Urray & Broomhill, Fortrose, £51. Chev ewe lambs – Broomhill, £59.50, Balloan, £47, Culgowrie, £45.
Easter Ross: Chev wedder lambs – Boganbuie, Delny, £55.50, Milton Croft, Edderton, £54, Upper Bogrow, Edderton, £52. Chev ewe lambs – Boganbuie, £56, Milton Croft, £41.50.
North West Ross: Chev wedder lambs – Torgrianach, Ullapool, £60, 12 Bualnaluib, Aultbea, £59.50, Tournaig Estate, Poolewe, £55. Chev ewe lambs – Tournaig Estate, £55, 12 Bualnaluib, £44, 9 Midtown, Poolewe, £41.
Wester Ross: Chev wedder lambs – 11 Stirkhill, Inverasdale, £72, 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon, £68, 11 Diabeg, Torridon, £62.50. Chev ewe lambs – 14 Cove, Inverasdale, £55, 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon, £49, Jacob House, Lochcarron, £45.
Mid Sutherland: Chev wedder lambs – Ardchronie, Ardgay, £60.50, Syall, Ardgay, £58, Ardgayhill, Ardgay, £54.50. Chev ewe lambs – Ardgayhill, £67, Syall, £58, Hillview, Dounie, £52.
East Sutherland: Chev wedder lambs – Balnacuile, Spinningdale, £60.50, Kinnabad, Bonar Bridge, £60, Proncy Farm, Dornoch, £59. Chev ewe lambs – Balnacuile, £86, Proncy Farm, £60.
Caithness: Chev wedder lambs – Westfield Farm, Thurso, £55.
Skye & Outer Isles: Chev wedder lambs – Burnbank, Isle of Canna, £79, Isle of Canna, Canna, £61.50, Isle of Pabbay, Pabbay, £61. Chev ewe lambs – Burnbank, £69, Aisling, Annishader, £55.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November 16th) sold 26 goats, 4 alpaca, 799 sheep and 457 lots of poultry, eggs & poultry equipment at their, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Goats (26) sold to £380 for pygmy female with a kidd at foot from Allt A'Bhonich, Stromeferry.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 13th) sold (384) weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 71 Highland and Highland crosses. Bullocks (157) averaged 198.2p per kilo sold to 262.8p per kilo for a 255kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £985 gross for a 485kg Blonde D'Aquitaine cross from Muirend Croft, Auldearn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 27 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (1) averaged 215.0p (N/C) and sold to 215.0p per kg and £1,268.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 6th) sold 127 weaned calves and store cattle and 2 breeding cattle. Store bullocks (57) averaged 211.2p and sold to 252.1p per kilo for 242kg Simmental crosses from Brenachie, Kildary and £1,270 for a 730kg Limousin cross from Inshes Farm, Inverness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime Heifers (19) averaged 192.6p (-2.1p) and sold to 196.0p per kg five times and £1,299.30 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 1st) sold 314 weaned calves and store cattle, 6 adult head of breeding cattle & 30 OTM cattle. Prior to the sale the judge Mr K.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 29th) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (3) averaged 194.9p (+5.4p) and sold to 199.0p per kg and £1,200.15 gross.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 28th) sold 1,106 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (625) sold to £48 gross twice for a Cheviot from Kilmory, Acharacle and for a Cross from Ockle, Achteny.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October 25th) sold 339 rams at its second continental ram sale of the year. Beltex (27) sold to £500 gross for a shearling from Overhouse, Orkney.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 25th) sold 663 rams at its annual show and sale of North County Hill Cheviots, generously sponsored by Robertson Crop Services & D. R.
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