Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 29 October 2020
29th October 2020
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.
Ewes (739) sold to £90 gross (twice) for a pen of Cheviots from Rhannich Farm, Edderton and for
a pen of Cheviots from South Balkeith, Tain.
Feeding Sheep (135) sold to £150 gross (four times) for 2 Cheviot rams from Culburnie Croft, Kiltarlity and 2 Cheviot rams from Nottingham Mains, Latheron.
"All classes once again commanded a firm trade."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: SuffX - Greenleonachs, Culbokie, £77, Rhevackin Farm, Kiltarlity, £75, Fendom Farm, Tain, £73, Foxhole, Kiltarlity, £73; TexX - Borlum Farm, Fort Augustus, £76.50, Slaggan Croft, Dingwall, £74.50, Rhevackin Farm, £74, 30 Balallan, Lochs, £74, 4 Tomich, Beauly, £72.50, Cawdor Estate, Nairn, £69.50; Chev X Shetland – Invercannich House, Cannich, £76; Chev – Torachilty Farm, Contin - £74.50, Bruntland, Newmore, £69.50, Carnoch, Strathconon, £67; Mule – Borlum Farm, £74, Abersky, Torness, £66, Cawdor Estate, £66; CharX – Borlum Farm, £69; Swl – Cawdor Estate, -+£65.
Ewes: Chev – South Balkeith, £86.50, Rhannich Farm, £84, Culrain Mains, Ardgay, £80; TexX – Wester Coillemore, £79, 217 Rossal, Rogart, £70, Lower Gartally Farm, Drumnadrochit, £65.50; SuffX – Greenleonachs, £70, BF – South Scorrybreck Sheep Stock Club, £60.
Feeding Sheep: Chev ram – Saluscraggie, Helmsdale, £120, Dell Farm, Ness, £100; BF gmr – 8 Drynie Park, Muir of Ord, £100, Denside Farm, Auchenblae, £90; TexX gmr – Greenleonachs, £72; BF wdr – Borlum Farm, £68, 5 Redpoint, Gairloch, £64; Chev gmr – 25 Achfrish, Shinness, £68; BeltX ram – The Old Schoolhouse, Fearn, £65.
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, 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.