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Dingwall And Highland Marts Ltd - Annual Highland Zwartbles Sale

28th November 2023

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DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, sponsored by Camus Consulting and the Bissett Family amd supported by the Zwartbles Sheep Association, (November, 24th) sold 65 Pedigree, Pure and Cross Bred Zwartbles.

Dingwall's Annual Highland Zwartbles Sale sold sheep up and down the country. Selling locally, commercially and as far south as Kendal.

The Pre-Show Sale showed the quality in flocks from the North of Scotland. The show was in the capable hands of Mrs Nicola Henderson from the Aquila Flock, Stirling.

Show Results: Sponsored by Camus Consulting

In- Lamb Ewe & Gimmer -
1st - S. Stewart, Janetstown with Lot 64 Janetstown Eynhallow
2nd – S. Stewart, Janetstown with Lot 65 Janetstown Glow
3rd – J Birtles & L. Grant, Romach with Lot 73 Romach Kalypso
4th – J. Birtles & L. Grant, Romach with lot 72 Romach Kachemak
Ewe Lambs –
1st – S Stewart, Janetstown with Lot 66 Janetstown Ladyship
2nd – C, S. & I. Bissett, Carrah with Lot 78 Carrah Lipstick
3rd – C, S. & I. Bissett, Carrah with Lot 77 Carrah Lottie
4th – S. Stewart, Janetstown with Lot 69 Janetstown Ladybug
5th – J. Birtles & L. Grant, Romach with Lot 74 Romach Lusitania
Champion – In-Lamb Ewe – S Stewart.

Reserve Champion – 2nd Place In-Lamb Ewe – S. Stewart.
Top Price of the day was from Sammy Stewart's homebred Ewe Janetstown Eynhallow who was champion in the pre-sale show who after several ringside and phone bidders the 5 Crop Ewe was knocked down at £1,050 to Mrs Lorraine Crum from the Torranyard Flock in Kilmarnock. The Reserve Champion Janetstown Glow was sold at £1,020 following suit joining the Torranyard Flock.

The first-place ewe lamb in the pre-sale show Janetstown Ladyship was knocked down and £500 to Mr Andrew Bateman who travelled from Kendal and joins the Holmepride Flock. Local longtime consigners and supporters of Dingwall Mart Messrs Carrie, Sarah and Iain Bissett, Carrah hit £360 with homebred Carrah Latte who sold away to the judge Nicola Henderson heading south to Stirling and the Aquila flock. From Forres Messrs Jen Birtles and Lesley Grant, Romach sold to £280 for Romach Lusitania who sells away to consigner Sammy Stewart of the Janetstown flock.

The sale also highlights the breed as a commercial breed with crosses hitting £111 from Munro, Drumancroy, Portmahomack. £110 was also hit twice from J. MacLeod, Portgower, Sutherland.
Dingwall Mart would like to thank the sponsors of today’s sale, Camas Consulting and Eilidh Ross for presenting the Champion prize from the Bissett Family. Judge Nicola Henderson and all the Vendors and Buyers who made the trip to the North of Scotland.

 

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