Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 3 August 2018
3rd August 2018
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.
"Lambs were shown in good bloom and trade was ahead of expectations at levels similar to last year.
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: SufX - Balavil Estate, £76.50, 196 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, £64, 67 Balvraid, Dornoch, £63, Clynelish Farm, Brora, £62.50; TexX - Fairview, Nethybridge, £75.50, Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £69, Glenavon Estate, £67.50, Easter Bulmungie Farm, Rosemarkie, £65; BeltX – Dulsie Farm, Glenferness, £67, Ivy croft, Heights of Brae, £66; Zwb – Croft 2 & 7 Burnbank, Linside, £65; Chev - Meddat Farm, Kildary, £62, Rowanbarn, Plockton, £58, £53, CharX - Balavil Estate, £75, Fairview, £60.50; Tex – Mountplesant, Rosemarkie, £59; Mule – Mountplesant, £59.
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.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 21st) sold 2,840 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (2,346) sold to £66 gross for a Cross lamb from South Laggan, Spean Bridge.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 15th) sold 513 weaned calves and store cattle, 6 OTM cattle and one adult head of breeding cattle. Bullocks (295) averaged 249.8p (-27.8p on the year) and sold to 319.1p per kg for a pen of 235kg Charolais crosses from Dunlichity Farm, Farr, and £990 gross for a pair of 440kg Limousin crosses from Fersit, Roy Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 14th) sold 3812 store lambs. Show generously sponsored by Blackface Sheep Breeders Association.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 6th) sold 8,837 store lambs. Cheviot lambs averaged £43.72 (-£1.13 on the year) and sold to £130 gross for a pen of ram lambs from Burnbank, Isle of Canna.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 31st) sold 1,307 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,127) sold to £60.50 for Mule lambs from Ardtornish Farms, Morven.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 27th) sold 2,614 store lambs. Lambs (2,614) averaged £48.70 and sold to £86 gross for a Texel lamb from Druim Torrach, 17 Hougharry.
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