Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd- - Sale 7 August 2020
7th August 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 7th) sold 9,164 store lambs at an average of £69.14 (up £10.21 on the year).
Beltex (1,355) averaged £69.59 and sold to £94 gross from Simpsons Croft, Scotsburn.
Texel (2,648) averaged £69.65 and sold to £90 gross from The Rowans, Brora.
Suffolk (3,741) averaged £69.78 and sold to £88 gross from Bluebell Cottage, Fleuchary.
Mule (323) averaged £68.14 and sold to £72.50 gross from Milton Farm, Aberarder.
Bleu Du Maine (38) averaged £73.71 and sold to £84 gross from Rhifail Farms.
Cheviot (550) averaged £64.24 and sold to £74 gross from 1 Drummuie Farm, Golspie.
Charollais (68) averaged £67.21 and sold to £68.50 gross from Guidebest, Latheron.
Cheviot Mule (172) averaged £71.97 and sold to £77 gross from Dunearn Farm, Nairn.
Other breeds (269) averaged £62.25 and sold to £82 gross from Comar, Beauly.
"All classes realised a strong trade from start to finish"
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: TexX - Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, £89, £86.50, The Rowans, £87.50, Park Farm, Strathpeffer, £86.50, Bluebell Cottage, £86; BeltX - Craigroy Cottage, Dallas, £88, £85, Ballicherry Farm, Balblair, £87, £86.50, Wester Craiglands, £85.50, Simpsons Croft, £85; BDM - Rhifail Farms, £76; SuffX – Lower Gartally, Drumnadrochit, £86.50, Wester Craiglands, £86, Bruaich Mills Farm, Kiltarlity, £85.50, 67 Balvraid, Dornoch, £84; CharX – Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £67.50; Chev – Heatherlea Croft, Ardgay, £72, Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, £70, 1224 West Langwell, Rogart, £70; Mule – Abersky, Dores, £70, Milton Farm, £70; Cheviot Mule – Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, £75.50, Wester Craiglands, £71.50, Auchmore Farm, £70.50.
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.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 7th) sold 3,437 store lambs & feeding sheep. Lambs (2,852) averaged £43.62 (+£4.49 on the year) and sold to £82 gross for a pair of Texel crosses from 44 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September 8th) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 237.2p (+26.2p) and sold to 246.0p per kg and £1,462.50 gross.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 4th) sold 1,913 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,715) sold to £74 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Old Ardtornish Cottage, Morven.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (September, 3rd) sold 1,488 store and breeding sheep incorporating annual sale of HISHA accredited sheep and 656 on behalf of Lewis Livestock Producers. Gimmers (389) averaged £130.74 (+£30.85 on the year) and sold to £172 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from 3 Balnabeen, Conon Bridge.