Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 18 December 2019
19th December 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 18th) sold 83 MV accredited pedigree females at its annual show and sale.
The judge, Mrs K. Davidson, Corsairtly Farm, Keith, awarded the Texel champion to a Strathbogie Yes Sir sired gimmer, carrying a pair to Knock Yardsman, from Mr R. H. Wilson, (Milnbank), North Dorlaithers, Turriff, realising 4,000gns to Messrs James C. Innes & Sons, Dunscroft, Huntly. Reserve in the Texel section went to a Hollylee Acrobat sired gimmer carrying a pair also consigned by Mr R. H. Wilson, realising 1,000gns.
In the Suffolk section, champion went to a Castleisle Spotlight sired gimmer, carrying twins to Glenagh Winston, from Mr J. Douglas, Cairness, Fraserburgh, realising 800gns. The reserve award went to a Cairness High Achiever sired ewe carrying a pair to Glenagh Winston also consigned by Mr J. Douglas realising 600gns.
In lamb gimmers:
Texel sold to 4,000gns from Milnbank, North Dollaithers.
Beltex sold to 800gns from Muirfield, Cuminestown.
Suffolk sold to 800gns from Cairness, Fraserburgh.
Millenium Blue sold to 750gns Muirfield, Cuminestown.
In lamb ewes:
Suffolk sold to 650gns from Cairness.
Texel sold to 320gns from Clinterty, Fraserburgh.
Suffolk sold to 200gns from Marian, Culnaskeath.
Other leading prices:
Texel: In-lamb gimmers - Milnbank & Mid Haddo, Fyvie, 1,200gns, Milnbank & Barnyards, Beauly, 1,000gns, Milnbank, 900gns.
Texel ewe lambs – Clinterty, 220gns, 200gns.
Beltex: In-lamb gimmers – Overhouse, Orkney & Muirfield, 700gns, Overhouse, 600gns (twice), Upper Tullochbeg, Huntly, 450gns.
Suffolk In-lamb gimmers – Cairness, 600gns, East Murkle, Thurso, 500gns, Cairness, 450.
Suffolk In-lamb ewes – Cairness, 600gns, 500gns (twice).
Suffolk ewe lambs – Drummuie Farm, Golspie, 180gns, 150gns.
Millenium Blue: In-lamb gimmers – Muirfield, 600gns, 350gns.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 18th) sold 11 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 180.0p (-17.5p) and sold to 180.0p per kg and £1,323.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 5th) sold 2,871 sheep of all classes. Lambs (2,129) sold to £112 gross for a Blue Faced Leicester ram lamb from Blackpark Croft, Ardersier.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 4th) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 199.0p (-9.6p) and sold to 200.0p per kg and £1,257.30 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 28th) sold 36 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (5) averaged 208.6p (N/C) and sold to 223.0p per kg and £1,308.10 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January 22nd) sold 914 store cattle, 23 adult head of breeding cattle 161 OTM cattle. Bullocks (527) averaged 231.6p and sold to 276.3p per kilo for a pair of 257kg Limousin crosses from Westburn, Thurso, and £1,280 gross for a 705kg Simmental cross from Glebe Farm, Kiltarlity. Heifers (384) averaged 216.9p and sold to 273.6p per kilo for a pen of 212kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr, and £1,240 gross for a 685kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 15 Balnadelson, Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 21st) sold 8 prime cattle. Prime heifers (8) averaged 201.0p (+6.8p) and sold to 204.0p per kg and £1,252.40 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (January, 16 th ) sold 2,723 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,761) averaged £68.06 and sold to £107 for a Rouge from Woodside, Muir of Tarradale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 14th) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 186.7p (N/C) and sold to 205.0p per kg and £1,367.10 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 7th) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime heifers (13) averaged 192.4p (-2.2p) and sold to 201.0p per kg twice and £1,292.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 31st) sold 18 prime cattle. Prime heifers (18) averaged 194.6p (-1.4p) and sold to 210.0p per kg and £1,251.05 gross.
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