Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Ram Sale 26 October 2020
27th October 2020
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.
Suffolks (47) sold to £650 gross for a shearling from The Arr, Lethen.
Cross (29) sold to £900 gross for a Texel cross Charollais shearling from Veltigar, Tankerness.
Blue Faced Leicester (16) sold to £700 gross for a shearling from Nether Aucharnie, Huntly.
Beltex (5) sold to £400 gross for a two shear from Culnaskeath, Evanton.
Dorset (3) sold to £380 gross for a shearling from Keepers Cottage, Cabrach.
Dutch Spotted (1) sold to £400 gross for an aged ram from Knockglass, Wick.
Lleyn (1) sold to £250 gross for a shearling from Todholes, Thurso.
"All classes and breeds of tups met a very selective trade"
Other leading prices;
Texel - Kennachy, Forss, £950, Veltigar, £900, Clyth Mains, Occumster, £900 (twice); Suffolk - No 2 Balloch View, Grange, £600, Stonyford Farm, Tarland, £550, The Arr, £500 (three times); Cross – Stonyford Farm, £800 (twice), Upper Auchenlay, Dunblane, £650, No 4 Pitcalnie Holdings, Nigg, £500; Blue Faced Leicester – Whitebog, Rosemarkie, £650, £600, Nether Aucharnie, £500.
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, 23rd) sold 586 rams at its annual sale of North County Hill Cheviots. Shearlings (94) sold to £3,200 gross twice from Rhifail Farms.