Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 10 September 2020
11th September 2020
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. 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon.
Cheviot ewe lambs (1,027) averaged £59.84 and sold to £92 gross for a pen of lambs from Pabbay Farm, Isle of Pabbay.
All other breeds (276) averaged £62.30 and sold to £76 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Allangrange Park, Muir of Ord.
"All classes met a strong trade from start to finish."
Leading prices per head:
Cheviot wedder lambs: Pabbay Farm, & Fair-A-Far, Kirkhill, £70.50, Keppernach Farm, Nairn, £68.50 (twice), No. 1 Wester Alligan, £68.
Cheviot ewe lambs: Milton Croft, Edderton, Meadle, Struan, & Ardchronie, Ardgay, £82; Syall, Ardgay, £81; 9 Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh, & 14 Ormiscaig, Aultbea, £80.
All other breeds: TexX - Bunchrew Farm, Inverness, £75.50; SuffX - 4 Morefield Brae, Ullapool, £75; ContX – Cuilaneilan, Kinlochewe, £73; ZwbX – Keppernach Farm, £70.50.
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.