Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale Store Lambs 14 September 2018
15th September 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 14th) sold 3812 store lambs.
Show generously sponsored by Blackface Sheep Breeders Association.
1st Prize - D J MacDonald, Braes, 13 Peinchorran, Portree - £54.
2nd Prize – Bochruben Farms, Torness - £54.
3rd Prize – C Graham,2 Mugeary, Glenmore, Portree - £52.
Blackface lambs (3,151) sold to £70 gross for ewe lambs from 13 Peinchorran, Portree.
Other breeds (661) sold to £61 gross for a pen of Cheviot lambs from 4 & 5 Totescore, Portree.
"Lambs lacked the size and bloom of last year but met a satisfactory demand."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: BF wdr las - Bochruben Farm, Torness, £54, 13 Peinchorran, £54, 2 Mugeary, Glenmore, £52, Abersky, Torness, £51; BF ewe las – Shepherd's Cottage, Strathcarron, £40, Talisker Farm, Portree, £38, 5 Midtown, Inverasdale, £36, 13 Peinchorran, £36; SuffX – Balmore, Bogallan, £60, Unakille Sheep Stock Club, £56, The Steading, Bettyhill, £54.50; Chev – 1 Linicro, Kilmuir, £59, The Steading, £56; Mule – Abersky, £55, £49, Bochruben, £48; Cross – 4 & 5 Totescore, £51, Unakille Sheep Stock Club, £50;
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 24th) sold 123 store cattle, 5 adult head of breeding cattle, 12 OTM cattle and 746 sheep. Bullocks (61) averaged 215.6p and sold to 295.8p per kilo for a pair of 240kg Charolais crosses from Moy Farm, Banavie, and £980 gross a 520kg Limousin cross from Balmaglaster, Spean Bridge.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 22nd) sold 91 pedigree and commercial Luing cattle at their eleventh annual spring breeding sale sponsored by W & A Geddes and Harbro Ltd. Pedigree bulling heifers (47) averaged £2,084.36 and sold to 2,750gns (£2,887.50), twice for 25 month old heifers from Mr G.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 22nd) sold 329 adult head of breeding cattle at their special sale. Commercial bulling heifers (84) sold to £1,520 gross for a pair of Limousin crosses from Coldhome Farm, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 15th) sold 421 store cattle. Bullocks (258) averaged 235.0p and sold to 275.5p per kg for a pen of 363kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Altyre Estate, Forres and £1,190 gross for a 631kg Simmental cross from Wester Moy, Urray.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 7th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 207.0p and sold to 207.0p per kg and £1,200.60 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 1st) sold 804 store cattle and 53 OTM cattle. Bullocks (423) averaged 225.8p and sold to 268.8p per kg for a 400kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm, Scaniport and £1,200 gross three times for a 650kg Simmental cross from 17 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew, a 547kg Charolais cross from Kincraig Farm, Invergordon and a 625kg Limousin cross from Kinchyle Farm.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 30th) sold 15 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (2) averaged 223.5p (-2.6p) and sold to 236.0p per kg and £1,298.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 24th) sold 22 pedigree bulls at their annual show and sale sponsored by Messrs Mackenzie, Whitebog, Fortrose. The judge, Mr G Rhind, Newton of Struthers, Kinloss, awarded the supreme overall champion to Knock Nearco, a 23 month old Limousin, from Messrs A & G Howie, West Knock, Peterhead to H I MacKinnon Esq, 6 Heastie Broadford for 3,500gns.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 22nd) sold 45 store cattle and 11 OTM cattle. Bullocks (28) averaged 204.7p and sold to 246.9p per kg for a 405kg Limousin cross from 9 Clachan Sands, Lochmaddy and £1,320 gross for an 815kg Charolais cross from 50 Balgarvca, Eochar.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 23rd) sold 22 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 226.1p (+10.1p) and sold to 240.0p per kg and £1,408.35 gross.
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