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., (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.