Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd -Sale 28 September 2017
28th September 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 28th) sold 5,614 breeding and store sheep.
Breeding ewes (3,558) averaged £51.77 and sold to £101 for Cheviots from Craiglea Croft, Duncanston.
Feeding ewes (703) averaged £37.30 and sold to £68 for a Cheviot from West Drumliah, Bonar Bridge.
Gimmers (1,311) averaged £89.98 and sold to £156 for Cheviots from Greenacres, Barbaraville.
Feeding sheep (42) sold to £88 for a Texel ram from 2 Forss, Thurso.
"Top lots of gimmers & ewes met a firm enquiry others more hesitant."
Other leading prices per head:
Ewes: Correct: Chev - Ose Farm, Struan, £100, Craiglea Croft, 252 Rearquhar, Dornoch & 68 Foindle, Lairg, £98, 67 Strathcaniard, Ullapool, £90; BeltX - Braes of Coulmore, North Kessock, £100; Tex – Inverbroom Farm, Ullapool, £95; TexX – 154 Port Skerra, Melvich, £90, 68 Foindle, £80; ZwbX – 8, 14 & 15 Struanmore, Struan, £74; DorX – 154 Port Skerra, £70; CHM – Castle Grant Home Farm, Grantown on Spey, £66.
Broken mouth: Chev – 185 Migdale, Bonar Bridge, £76, Castle Grant Home Farm, £58, West End, Badralloch, £56; TexX – Mayfield, Scrabster, £67; LlyX – Clynelish Farm, Brora, £55; Mule – Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, £50, Mayfield, £48.
Feeders: Cross – East Brora, Brora, £67, Strone Cottage, Strone, £61; Chev – 185 Migdale, £65, Castle Grant Home Farm, £64, 8, 14 & 15 Struanmore, £63; TexX – 2 Forss, Thurso, £63, 154 Port Skerra, £59, Mayfield, £48.
Gimmers: Chev – Moy & Ruthven Farms, Moy, £145, Grantfield Farm, Tain, £140, 9 Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh, Greenacres, Moy & Ruthven Farms & Grantfield Farm, £130; CHM – Clachan Farm, Ullapool, £115; TexX – Moulinard House, Tain, £115, Balmaglaster Farm, Laggan, £114, Allangrange Park, Muir of Ord, £112; SuffX – Balmaglaster, £106 CharX – Greenacres, £90.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 9th) sold 545 store cattle. Bullocks (288) averaged 241.4p and sold to 306.1p per kg for a 245kg Limousin cross from Brae, Strathoykel and £1,250 gross for a 555kg Limousin cross from Castlecraig, Nigg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 8th) sold 30 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (6) averaged 226.1p (-3.9p) and sold to 246.0p per kg and £1,376.85 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 1st) sold 3 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (1) averaged 230.0p (N/C) and sold to 230.0p per kg and £1,403.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 24th) sold 5 prime cattle. Prime heifers (5) averaged 225.2p (+2.5p) and sold to 230.0p per kg and £1,413.60 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 23rd) sold 68 store cattle and 14 OTM cattle. Bullocks (30) averaged 222.5p and sold to 262.7p per kg for a 335kg Limousin cross from 4 Tigharry, Lochmaddy and £1,200 gross twice for 735kg and 740kg Charolais crosses from 50 Balgarva, Eochar.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 17th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 219.0p (-0.9p) and sold to 219.0p per kg and £1,346.85 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 10th) sold 25 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 219.9p (N/C) and sold to 246.0p per kg and £1,482.55 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 5th) sold 5,066 sheep of all classes including the annual spring sale of ewe lambs. Ewe lambs (3,426) averaged £69.82 and sold to £138 gross for a pen of Beltex crosses from Simpson's Croft, Scotsburn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 4th) sold 755 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 15 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (290) averaged 240.7p and sold to 268.6p per kilo for a 376kg Aberdeen Angus cross from North Calder, Halkirk and £1,440 gross for a 640kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Lochdhu, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 3rd) sold 5 prime cattle. Prime heifers (5) averaged 236.3p (+14.1p) and sold to 240.0p per kg and £1,362.30 gross.
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