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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 8th) sold 2,868 store sheep. Lambs (1,592) averaged £46.06 and sold to £310 gross for a Cheviot tup lamb from Middleton of Brims, Thurso.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (November, 2nd) sold 500 rams at its annual sale. Blackface ram lambs (76) averaged £478.22 and sold to £5,500 gross from Elmscleugh, Dunbar.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 5th) sold 410 adult head of breeding cattle. Heifer with heifer calf (4) sold to £1,600 gross, (twice), for a Saler cross with an August born calf from Strathglass Farm, Cannich and for a Saler cross with a February born calf from 68 Foindle, Lairg.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 1st) sold 3,672 store sheep. Lambs (2019) averaged £47.43 and sold to £80 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Kilmaluag House, Duntulm.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 25th) sold 5,736 breeding & feeding sheep. Gimmers (751) averaged £89.14 and sold to £140 gross (4 times) for Texel crosses from Smerral Farm, Bower and Balmaglaster Farm, South Laggan, Crosses from 12 Annat, Torridon and Cheviot Mules from 134 West Langwell, Rogart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 16th) sold 24 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (2) averaged 211.0p (-17.0p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,391.00 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 15th) sold 293 rams at its annual sale. Rams (293) sold to £620 gross for a Blackface shearling from Newton of Crathie, Ballater.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 5th) sold 135 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by Animal Health (Highland) Ltd. The overall champion was a ram lamb from Mr N.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 28th) sold 6,496 store lambs. Lambs (6,496) averaged £45.05 and sold to £78 for a pen of Cheviots from Burnthill, Thrumster.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 26th) sold 760 store cattle and yearling calves at the show and sale of continental store cattle sponsored by Beedie Bros. Ltd., Haulage Contractors.
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