Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sheep Sale 10 June 2020
11th June 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (June, 10th) sold 387 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (129) sold to £89 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from 5 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew.
Ewes (222) sold to £96 gross for a Texel cross from 5C Balnabeen, Conon Bridge.
Ewes/gimmers with lambs at foot (15) sold to £120 gross for a Cheviot ewe with twin Cheviot lambs from Drumbuie, Drumnadrochit.
Rams and feeding sheep (21) sold to £111 gross for a Suffolk ram from Castlecraig Farms, Nigg.
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: Chev - Nicholson Farms, Clebrig, Welbeck Farms, Ousdale, & Wester Fearn, Ardgay, £86; Dorrery, Caithness, £82, 5C Balnabeen, £80; SuffX – Fendom Farm, Tain, £85; TexX – Fendom Farm, £81.
Ewes: TexX – Broynach, Thurso, £90, Charleston, North Kessock, £84; SuffX – Little Kildrummie, Nairn, £83, Broynach, £76; Mule – Broynach, £79, Lower Gartally Farm, Drumnadrochit, £74, Colaboll Farm, Lairg, £73; Chev – Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £78, Colaboll Farm, £76, Wester Fearn, £72; Cross – Dunlichity Farm £73, Wester Cairnglass, Nairn, £69; BF – Lower Gartally Farm, £66;
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 30th) sold 709 Continental cross store cattle, yearlings and weaned calves. Bullocks (440) averaged 231.8p (up 27.0p on the year) and sold to 303.2p per kg for a 470kg Limousin cross from 1 & 2 Conon, Uig and £1,320 gross for a 690kg Charolais cross from Fiddlefield, Muir of Ord.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (September, 26th) sold 281 rams at the annual sale. Texel shearlings (96) sold to £1,250 gross from Veltigar, Orkney.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 24th) sold 2,927 breeding and store sheep. Breeding ewes (1,515) sold to £127 gross for Cheviots from Carnoch, Strathconon.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September 22nd) sold 11 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 222.0p (-0.9p) and sold to 223.0p per kg and £1,338.00 gross for a 600kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Bridgend Farm, Dingwall selling to Messrs John M Munro Ltd, Dingwall.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 19th) sold 365 weaned calves and store cattle, 16 OTM cattle and 5 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (205) averaged 268.4p (+48.1p on the year) and sold to 352.9p per kg for a 170kg Limousin cross from 5 Burnside, Argyll, and £945 gross for a pen of 410kg Limousin crosses from Lurignish Farm, Appin..
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 18th) sold 7,856 store lambs. Blackface lambs (6,404) sold to £83 gross for ewe lambs from Talisker Estate, Portree Other breeds (1,452) sold to £77 gross for Mule lambs from Achnabat, Torness.
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 16th) sold 1,415 weaned calves and store cattle at their annual district ballot sale. Bullocks (834) averaged 285.5p (+64.6p on the year), and sold to 448.3p per kg for a 145kg Limousin cross from 1 & 2 Conon, Uig, and £1,110 gross for a 615kg Aberdeen Angus cross from 3 Kilmuir, Dunvegan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 14th) sold 3,907 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual show and sale. Highland Mule gimmers (1,127) averaged £179.24 (+£36.21 on the corresponding sale of last year) and sold to £210 from Mountrich Farm, Dingwall.
STORNOWAY, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 9 th ) sold 3,315 sheep of all classes. Store lambs (2,539) averaged £47.03 (+ £9.53 on the year) and sold to £94 gross for a pen of Mules from 5 Shulishader, Point.
INGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 10th) sold 8,125 store lambs. Cheviot wedder lambs (6,822) averaged £54.95 and sold to £74.50 gross for a pen of lambs from No.