Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Annual Ram Sale 26 September 2020
27th September 2020
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.
Texel ram lambs (6) sold to £1,000 gross from Lower Reiss, Wick.
Blue Texel shearling (one) sold to £400 gross from Smithy House, Thurso.
Blue Texel ram lambs (2) sold to £450 gross from Smithy House.
Blue Faced Leicester shearlings (28) sold to £1,600 gross from Nether Auchenlay, Forgue.
Charollais shearlings (one) sold to £400 gross from Upper Auchenlay, Dunblane.
Beltex shearlings (27) sold to £780 gross from Upper Auchenlay.
Beltex 3 shear (one) sold to £1,550 gross from Glenbow, Wester Craiglands Cottage.
Beltex aged (one) sold to £600 gross from Upperton, Balnain.
Beltex ram lambs (2) sold to £300 gross (twice) both from Upperton.
Suffolk shearlings (39) sold to £1,050 gross (twice) both from North Essie, Strichen.
Suffolk ram lambs (13) sold to £500 gross from Drummuie, Golspie.
Millenium Blue shearlings (5) sold to £500 gross from Bardnaheigh, Halkirk.
Cross shearlings (32) sold to £1,350 gross from Upper Auchenlay.
Lleyn shearling (one) sold to £480 gross from Woodside, Muir of ord.
Cheviot rams (20) sold to £500 gross from Castle of Mey Trust, Longoe Farm.
"Quality correct rams were easily cashed with all breeds achieving high averages. Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., would like to thank both vendors and customers for complying with current guidelines and being patient during the day. "
Other leading prices per head:
Ram lambs: Tex - Lower Reiss, £900, Barnyards, Beauly, £850, Wester Raddery, Fortrose, £500; Blue Tex - Smithy House, £420, Smithy House; Suff – Drummuie, £320.
Shearlings: Tex – Wester Moy, Urray, £1,200, Veltigar, £1,100, Lower Reiss, £1,100 (twice); BFL – Nether Auchenlay, £1,000, £950 (thrice), The Arr, Lethan, £900, Wester Craiglands, £900; Cross – Upper Auchenlay, £1,000, Torrax, Kirriemuir, £1,000; Suff – North Essie, £950 (twice).
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.