Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 8 February 2018
8th February 2018
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 8th) sold 566 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (326) sold to £60 gross for a Blackface from 19 Blarmafoldach, Fort William.
Ewes (103) sold to £52 gross for a Suffolk from Greenfield, Invergarry.
Rams (137) sold to £66 gross for a Cheviot from Callart Farm, Onich.
"Fleshy and well bred rams, ewes and lambs met a firm enquiry, whilst weathered and plainer types met a satisfactory demand."
Leading prices per head
Lambs: TexX - Moy Farm, Banavie, £55; BF - Hillside Farm, Kilchoan, £55, Achanellan, Roy Bridge, £49, Ardnamurchan Estate, Kilchoan, £46; Chev – Hillside Farm, £53, Ardnamurchan Estate, £44, 8, 9 & 10 Cuilchenna, Onich, £41; Lly – 2 Unachan, Spean Bridge, £48; Cross – 19 Blarmafoldach, £44, Lundavra, Fort William, £39.
Ewes: Chev – Blarour, Fort William, £41; Lly – Tigh Airigh, Fort William, £38; BF – Achanellan & Breakachy, Laggan, £30.
Rams: Chev – 4 Glebehill, Kilchoan, £62; BF – Ardtornish Farms, Oban, £56, Gorten, Acharacle, £53; Tex – Callart Farm, £54; Cross – Greenfield, £46.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 25th) sold 124 store cattle, 17 OTM cattle, 12 adult head of breeding cattle, and 670 sheep. Bullocks (29) averaged 255.6p and sold to 300.0p per kilo for a pair of 260kg Charolais crosses from Moy Farm, Banavie, and £1,010 gross a 390kg Limousin cross from Balmaglaster, Spean Bridge, (Cameron).
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.
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