Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 21 April 2021
21st April 2021
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.
Ewes (166) averaged £67.05 and sold to £158 gross for a Cheviot from 90 Portgower, Helmsdale.
Rams and feeding sheep (72) sold to £164 gross for a Texel ram from Skinnerton, Inver.
Ewes with lambs at foot (14) sold to £150 gross for a Cross ewe with twin lambs at foot from Bogallan, North Kessock.
In lamb ewes (3) sold to £95 gross for LLeyn ewes from Ose Farm, Struan.
"Store lambs again looked very dear no doubt spurred on by the continuing buoyant Prime Market. Ewes and Cast Rams were on a par with previous sales."
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: TexX - Blingery Farm, Wick, £144, 28 Skelbo Muir, £139, Drynie Farm, Dingwall, £131; BeltX - Lower Geanies, Fearn, £142, £115; Chev – Kintradwell Estate, Brora, £142, Lower Geanies, £138,
68 Foindle, Lairg, £136; SuffX – Kintradwell Estate, £138, £131, Fendom Farm, Tain, £137, £134, £130, £129, Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, £128; CHM – Lower Geanies, £119; BF – 5 Aird, Ardvasar, £116, 13 Peinchorran, Braes, £111, 22 Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis, £110; Cross – Drynie Farm, £114, Ardtornish Farms, Oban, £105, 9 Drumfearn, Isleornsay, £101; Mule – Corslet Farm, Rosemarkie, £110.
Ewes: SuffX – Skinnerton, £148, Ose Farm, £93; Tex – Lochdhu, Nairn, £142; TexX – Wester Coillemore, Invergordon, £140, Lochdhu, £135, Milton Muie, Rogart, £125; Chev – Wester Fearn, Ardgay, £102, Blingery Farm, £99, Wester Coillemore, £94; BF – West Achnaclerach, Garve, £90, Corslet Farm, £90.
Rams & feeding sheep: Tex ram – Lochdhu, £152, £136; CHM wdr – Lower Geanies, £137;
Chev ram – 209 East Doll, Brora, £132, 145 Badnellan, Brora, £122, Blingery Farm, £116;
Chev – Kintradwell Estate, £120; BF wdr – Corslet Farm, £118; BFL wdr – Corslet Farm, £118;
BF ram – Skinnerton, £108, 13 Peinchorran, £105; TexX wdr – Corslet Farm, £106, £104.
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 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.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 4th) sold 57 store cattle and 4 OTM. Bullocks (25) averaged 235.6p and sold to 270.0p per kilo for a 400kg Limousin cross from No 1 Clachan Farm, Lochmaddy and £1,150 gross for a 480kg Limousin cross from 9 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy.