Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd- Annual Sale North Country Cheviots 23 October 2020
23rd October 2020
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.
Two shears (392) sold to £6,200 gross from Inverbroom, Ullapool.
Three shears (81) sold to £5,000 gross from Badanloch, Kinbrace.
Four shears (13) sold to £3,500 gross from Armadale, Thurso.
Aged (6) sold to £450 gross from Wester Dunnet, Thurso.
"Although numbers less than last year, buyers once again bought strong for quality and character rams."
Other leading prices per head:
Shearlings - Rhifail Farms, £2800, £2600 & £2000, £1300, 186 Migdale, Bonar Bridge, £1800, Allanshaws, Galashiels, £1200.
Two shear – Achentoul Farms, £4500, Inkstack, Thurso, £4500 (twice), Hethpool, Wooler, £4000, Armadale, £3800, £3500, St John's Kirk, Symington, £2600.
Three shear – Inkstack Farm, £3800, £2500, Badanloch, £2000, Blairbuie, Achiltibuie, £1900.
Four shear – Brackside, Reay, £1300.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 12th) sold 426 store cattle and 2 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (209) averaged 247.1p and sold to 323.4p per kg for a 235kg Limousin cross from Polly Estate, Inverpolly and £1,490 gross for a 616kg Simmental cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 4th) sold 872 sheep of all classes. Lambs (478) sold to £142 gross for a pair of Texel crosses from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 27th) sold 15 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 244.2p (+1.1p) and sold to 250.0p per kg and £1,632.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 20th) sold 15 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 243.1p (+16.9p) and sold to 249.0p per kg and £1,618.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 21st) sold 1,625 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,370) averaged £90.30 and sold to £147 gross for a Texel cross from 28 Skelbo Muir, Dornoch.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 23rd) sold 14 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 236.2p (+16.2p) and sold to 239.0p per kg and £1,549.45 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 17th) sold 823 store cattle and 58 OTM cattle. Bullocks (466) averaged 256.1p, and sold to 311.0p per kg for a pen of 283kg Charolais crosses from Creagmhor, Glenelg and £1,300 twice for a 460kg Limousin cross from Westburn, Thurso and for a pair of 575kg Simmental crosses from Glebe Farm, Kiltarlity.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (March, 17th) sold 14 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual sale, kindly sponsored by Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose, Conan Vets, Conon Bridge and ABP, Perth. Bullocks (13) averaged 261.1p and sold to 295.5p per kilo for the 2nd prize homebred bullock a 423kg Limousin cross from Georgia Fraser, Little Croy Farm, Inverness and £1,400 gross for 1st prize homebred bullock a 516kg Limousin cross from Duncan Munro, Invercharron Mains, Ardgay.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 16th) sold 9 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 220.0p (+8.6p) and sold to 220.0p per kg and £1,342.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 9th) sold 14 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 211.4p (N/C) and sold to 219.0p per kg and £1,424.75 gross.