Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 2 October 2020
2nd October 2020
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 2nd) sold 6,418 store lambs & feeding sheep.
Lambs (6,212) averaged £59.97 (up £13.02 on the year) and sold to £115 for a pair of Blue Texels from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
Feeding sheep (206) sold to £120 gross for a Texel ram from 1 Lochlait, Abriachan.
"All classes from start to finish surpassed all sellers' expectations."
Other leading prices per head
Wedder lambs: Chev - South Balkeith, Tain, £87, Broomhill, Fortrose, £84, Braehead, Ulbster, £81; TexX - Croft 8, Leachkin, £87, Mayfield, Thurso, £80, Nottingham Mains, Latheron, £78.50; BeltX – Pelaig, Dingwall, £84 twice, £75.50; Tex – Enyhallow, Conon Bridge, £81; CharX – Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey, £80; SuffX – 15 Glenconon, Uig, £80, Dell Farm, Ness, £78, Garguston Shore, Muir of Ord, £77; ZwbX – Druim Temple Croft, Gorthleck, £74; Mul – Achnabat, Torness, £71.50; CHM – Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, £71; Cross – Braebost Farm, Edinbane, £70.50, 9 Easter Street, Caplich, £70, Garbeg, Drumnadrochit, £70, Corslet Farm, Rosemarkie, £70.
Ewe lambs: Dell Farm, £88, Easter Oape Croft, Strathoykel, £85, Shieldaig, Strathcarron, £84, Carrol Farm, Brora, £81; SuffX – Smallburn Farms, £80; TexX – Smallburn Farms, £80, Shieldaig, £77; ZwbX – Druim Temple Croft, £76; DorX – Smallburn Farms, £74.
Feeding sheep: TexX ewe – Druim Temple Croft, £76, TexX wdr – Corslet Farm, £62; Chev ewe – 80 Strathcaniard, Ullapool, £60, Achagour, Glenferness, £59, Eilean Darach Estate, £58.
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.