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., (August, 16th) sold 13,251 store lambs at their annual district sale to average £50.91 (-£1.63 on the year). Cheviot wedder lambs (5,644) averaged £47.89 (-£1.47) and sold to £70.00 gross twice from 1 Dounie, Edderton & Park Farm, Strathpeffer.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 15th) sold 38 store cattle and 14 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (13) sold to 217.1p per kg for a 350kg Limousin cross from Ardnagrask, Muir of Ord and £1,110 gross for a 670kg Shorthorn from Badden, Kiltarlity.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (August, 3rd) sold 3393 Lambs. Lambs (3393) averaged £55 and sold to £79.50 gross for a pen of Beltex crosses from Lower Geanies, Fearn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 10th) sold 36 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (2) averaged 206.2p (N/C) and sold to 224.0p per kg and £1,400.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 20th) sold 161 store cattle and 6 adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (87) averaged 233.4p and sold to 284.5p per kg for a pen of 362kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Calrossie Mains, Nigg, and £1,190.00 gross for a 540kg Limousin cross from Muirton Mains, Urray.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 12th) sold 9 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (3) averaged 227.3p (-1.8p) and sold to 230.0p per kg and £1,265.60 gross.
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.
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