Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale Fort William Sheep - 20 October 2020
20th October 2020
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.
Ewes (796) sold to £68 gross for Blackface’s from Moy Farm, Banavie.
Feeding sheep (50) sold to £74 gross for Cross gimmers from Ockle, Achateny.
"All classes of lambs and ewes were in strong conditions and exceeded sellers’ expectations."
Other leading prices per head:
Store lambs: BF - Moy Farm, £68.50, Ockle, £58.50, Bohuntin Sheep Stock Club, Roy Bridge, £56; TexX – Ardtornish Farms, Morven, £67.50, Moy Farm, £60.50, Fersit, Roy Bridge, £57; Cross – Tigh Seonaid, Onich, £63.50, Torlundy Farm, Fort William, £63, Glenfintaig Estate, Spean Bridge, £57; Chev – Ardtornish Farms, £58, Achateny, Acharacle, £55.50, 6 Easter Mandally, £54; Mule – Insh Farm, Spean Bridge, £57; SuffX – Ardtornish Farms, £50.
Ewes: Chev – South Laggan, £65, Achateny, £55, Glenfintaig Estate, £51; Cross – Larchwood, Roy Bridge, £60, Sanna, Kilchoan, £56, Ardtornish Farms, £55; BF – 19 Blarmafoldach, Fort William, £56, Larchwood, £53, Fersit, £50; Lleyn – 2 Achnaphubuil, Fort William, £54.
Feeding sheep: Chev wdr – 6 Bracara, Morar, £62; Cross wdr – Ockle, £61; Chev gmr – Ockle, £60; BF wdr – Bohuntin Sheep Stock Club, £60; SuffX gmr – Ardtornish Farms, £56.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 17th) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 210.8p (+0.5p) and sold to 216.0p per kg and £1,339.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 12th) sold 1,944 store sheep. Lambs (1,305) averaged £55.15 and sold to £89 gross for a Dorset lamb from Knockdee Farm, Halkirk.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (November 12th) sold 463 sheep and 20 goats at their rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Sheep (463) sold to £370 gross for a pair of Dorset gimmers from Smallburn Farms, Duffus.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 11th) sold (403) weaned calves, store & breeding cattle including 67 Highland and Highland crosses. Bullocks (188) averaged 216.6p per kg and sold to 280.8p per kg for a 187kg Limousin cross from Craigton, Bonar Bridge and £980 gross for a 490kg Beef Shorthorn cross from 2 Isle of Ewe, Aultbea.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (November, 6th) sold 340 rams at its annual sale. Blackface ram lambs (52) averaged £590.96 and sold to £4,700 gross from Allanfauld Farm, Kilsyth.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 2,691 store sheep. Lambs (1,667) averaged £56.84 and sold to £120 gross for a pen of Suffolks from Ardvannie Croft, Edderton.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 4th) sold 433 adult head of breeding cattle. Heifer with heifer calf (10) sold to £3,000 gross for a British Blue cross with a September born Limousin cross calf from the major reduction of the commercial herd from Muirton Mains, Urray.
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.