Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 7 September 2020
7th September 2020
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.
Breeding sheep (172) sold to £120 gross for a pen of Cheviot gimmers from the dispersal of 2 Dunans, Flodigarry.
Feeding sheep (413) sold to £70 gross for Cheviot ewes from 17 Garafad, Staffin.
"An increased entry of sheep on the year produced an increased average with breeding sheep selling particularly well."
Leading prices per head
Lambs: TexX - 44 Borneskitaig, £74 & £70 (twice), 2 Digg, Staffin, £63; Chev – 3 Glengrasco, Portree, £68.50, 20 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir, £67, 7 Feorlig, Dunvegan, £65; SuffX – 7/8 South Duntulm, Portree, £67, Daldon, 33 Bernisdale, £66.50, 3 Ardmore, Waternish, £63.50; Cross – 13 Hungladder, Kilmuir, £63.50, 28 Stenscholl, Staffin, & 4 Ferriniquarrie, Glendale, £62.50; BeltX – 5 Totarder, Struan, £60; BF – 11 Glenconon, Uig, £56.
Breeding Sheep: Chev ewe – 2 Dunans, £96; Chev gmr – 2 Dunans, £93.
Feeding Sheep: Chev ewe – 40 Mains Bernisdale, Portree, £60; Chev wdr – 3 Glengrasco, £60; Cross ewe – 50 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir, £55; Chev ram – 6 Duisdale Beag, Sleat, £54; TexX ewe – 14 Hungladder, Kilmuir, £50.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 29th) sold 3,025 store sheep. Lambs (2,151) averaged £54.77 and sold to £78 gross (twice) for a pen of Texel crosses from 2 Cragganvallie, Kiltarlity and for a pen of Beltex crosses from Wester Coillemore, Invergordon.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 28th) sold 340 weaned calves and store cattle. Store bullocks (215) averaged 229.3p and sold to 288.0p per kilo for a 250kg Limousin cross from Little Croy Farm, Croy and £1,160.00 for a 615kg Simmental cross from 27 Portgower, Helmsdale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October 26th) sold 185 rams at its continental ram sale. Texel (83) sold to £1,050 gross for a shearling from Veltigar, Tankerness.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 23rd) sold 586 rams at its annual sale of North County Hill Cheviots. Shearlings (94) sold to £3,200 gross twice from Rhifail Farms.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 21st) sold 544 weaned calves and store cattle and 8 adult head of breeding cattle. Stot calves (332) averaged 230.5p (last year 207.9p) and sold to 329.0p per kilo for a pair of 152kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr and £1,300 for a 745kg Limousin cross from Achavraat, Nairn.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 20th) sold 1,719 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (873) sold to £70.50 gross for Cheviot's from South Laggan, Spean Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 20th) sold 11 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 209.3p and sold to 210.0p per kg and £1,320.80 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 19th) sold 2,052 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,036) sold to £69 gross for a Cheviot from 8 Digg, Staffin.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 16th) sold 4,938 store sheep. Lambs (3,467) averaged £57.69 (last year £47.43) and sold to £79 gross for a Beltex cross from Carn Raineach, Applecross and for a pen of Suffolk crosses from Balvaird Farm, Muir of Ord.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 15th) sold 231 weaned calves and store cattle, 30 OTM cattle and 3 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (139) averaged 240.7p and sold to 282.1p per kg for a pair of 140kg Limousin crosses from Ardnamurchan Estates, Kilchoan, and £870 gross for a pair of 420kg Salers crosses from 2 & 3 Kinloid, Arisaig.