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Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 18 May 2021

18th May 2021

DINGWALL, ., (May, 18th) sold 12 prime cattle.
Prime bullocks (4) averaged 238.9p (+0.3p) and sold to 244.0p per kg and £1,611.60 gross.
Prime heifers (8) averaged 239.2p (-0.7p) and sold to 250.0p per kg and £1,482.15 gross.
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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 18th) sold 12 prime cattle.
Prime bullocks (4) averaged 238.9p (+0.3p) and sold to 244.0p per kg for a 635kg Aberdeen Angus cross and £1,611.60 gross for a 680kg Limousin both from Ashley, North Kessock.
Prime heifers (8) averaged 239.2p (-0.7p) and sold to 250.0p per kg for a 540kg Limousin from Bridgend Farm, Dingwall selling to Messrs Fraser Brothers, Butchers, Dingwall and £1,482.15 gross for a 615g Aberdeen Angus cross from Easter Sheeppark, Balblair selling to Messrs john M Munro Ltd, Dingwall.

"Quality Butchers' cattle were scarce and more could have been sold to an increased demand"

Other leading prices per kg:
Bullocks: Ashley, (Lim), 241.0p, 237.0p, 234.0p.
Heifers: 7 Kinerras, Kiltarlity, (LimX), 244.0p; Easter Sheeppark, (AAX), 241.0p; Bridgend Farm, (Lim), 240.0p, (AAX), 239.0p.
Other leading prices per head:
Bullocks: Ashley, (AAX), £1,549.40, (Lim), £1,532.70, £1,506.25.
Heifers: Bridgend Farm, (Lim), £1,356.00, £1,350.00, (AAX), £1,254.75; 7 Kinerras, (LimX), £1,285.20, £1,256.60.

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 18th) sold 222 prime sheep.
Old season lambs (222) averaged 278.5p (-5.5p) and sold to 296.5 per kg and £145 gross.
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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 18th) sold 222 prime sheep.
Old season lambs (222) averaged 278.5p (-5.5p) and sold to 296.5p per kg for a pen of 43kg Beltex crosses from Torgorm, Conon Bridge selling to Messrs John M Munro Ltd, Dingwall and £145 gross for a 59kg Beltex from Upperton, Balnain.

"Sheep numbers down but trade remains very buoyant for well finished sheep"

Other leading prices per head and per kg

Old season lambs: Tex - Keepers Cottage, Corrybrough, £139, 267.3p; TexX - Easter Sheeppark, £134, 291.3p, Dalmagarry Farms, Moy, £133.50, 283.7p, 281.1p, Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport, £133, No 3 Strathmachie, Laggan, £132, South Clunes Farm, Kirkhill, 290.7p, 285.7p; SuffX - South Clunes Farm, £131, 284.8p; BeltX – Torgorm, £127.50; Cross – Easter Sheeppark, £127, 282.2p; BF – Easter Sheeppark, £125, £123, 279.6p, 274.7p, Dalmagarry Farms, £118, 281.1p; Mule – Dalmagarry Farms, £116.50, 284.2p.

DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 18th) sold 744 sheep of all classes.

Lambs (148) sold to £134 gross twice for a Texel cross from No 3 Strathmachie, Laggan and for a pair of Cheviots from The Willows, Ardendrain.
Ewes (440) sold to £145 gross twice for Texels from Kilmaluag House, Duntulm.
Ewes with lambs at foot (129) sold to £172 gross for a pen of Cheviot ewes with Cheviot lambs at foot from 1 Milltown, Applecross.
Rams and feeding sheep (27) sold to £136 gross for a Hampshire ram from Romach Farm, Rafford.

"All classes met a firm enquiry, in particular lean feeding ewes."

Other leading prices per head:

Lambs: Chev – 256 West Rearquhar, Dornoch, £133, Balcherry, Fendom, £120, Strathkyle, Evanton, £120, Kirksheaf, Tain, £116, 18 Camultmuir, Kiltarlity, £108; Cross – 2 Corbett Terrace, Uig, £127, £124, Shewglie Farmers, Glenurquhart, £91; TexX – No 3 Strathmachie, £122, £104, Wester Balloan, Urray, £112, Balnabual, Dalcross, £99; BTL – Balnabual, £108; SuffX – The Willows, £90; BF – Shewglie Farmers, £88.

Ewes: Cross – Glenside, Glenurquhart, £124; Tex – Kilmaluag House, £122, No 1 Farm Cottage, Allanglach, £116; ABX – 4 Drumloan, Drumnadrochit, £122; SuffX – Kilmaluag House, £119, £118, 2 Corbett Terrace, £117; CHM – Easter Hardmuir, Auldearn, £118;
HB – Easter Hardmuir, £117; BeltX – Upperton, Balnain, £114; TexX – Ashley, North Kessock, £114, 2 Corbett Terrace, £108, Tombeg, Tomatin, £100; Chev – 196 The Doll, Brora, £110, Ashley, £106, Kirksheaf, £104.

Ewes with lambs at foot – Chev – 55/57 Rhue, Ullapool, £152, £131, £130,
164/9 Portachuillin, Stromeferry, £119, 1 Milltown, £108, 163/168 Portachuillin, Stromeferry, £108, Willow Lodge, Kilmartin, £100; BF – Easter Hardmuir, £149, £106; SHX – Lower Dalnaclach, Lamington, £96.

Rams & feeding sheep: Char ram – Free Farm, Tomatin, £134, DSX ram – Kilmaluag House, £130; Chev ram – Kirksheaf, £128, 2 Corbett Terrace, £126; The Willows, £121, Northfield Farm, £120, Balcherry, £116, 355 Grumby, Rogart,£100; LlyX gmr – Glaich Na Goire, Kiltarlity, £115; BF ram – Kilmaluag

 

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