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;
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 11th) sold 35 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (6) averaged 207.9p (+14.6p) and sold to 217.0p per kg and £1,432.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December 5th) sold 181 store cattle, 31 adult head of breeding cattle 74 OTM cattle. Bullocks (102) averaged 196.0p and sold to 254.1p per kilo for a 185kg Limousin cross from Brae Eynort, Carbost and £1,000 gross for a 550kg Aberdeen Angus from Cragganvallie, Abriachan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 4th) sold 24 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (6) averaged 193.3p and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,459.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 27th) sold 64 prime cattle at its Christmas Show & Sale sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland, John M. Munro Butchers, Highland Tractors, Parks of Hamilton, Scot JCB and Farmers Guardian and judged by W Cameron Esq, Burnside of Edingight.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 23rd) sold 75 store cattle, 20 OTM cattle and 757 sheep. Bullocks (32) sold to 244.7p per kilo for a pair of 235kg Limousin crosses from Tigh Airigh, Blarmacfoldach, and £760 gross a 510kg Luing from Scallastle Farm, Isle of Mull.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 22rd) sold 2,942 store sheep. Lambs (1,156) averaged £40.99 and sold to £77.50 gross for a Beltex cross from Cypress, Achterneed.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 21st) sold 902 store cattle, 18 adult head of breeding cattle 127 OTM cattle. Bullocks (512) averaged 226.7p and sold to 298.2p per kilo for a 285kg Limousin cross from Wester Tomloan, Ardclach, and £1,280 gross for a pair of 605kg Charolais crosses from Torgormack, Beauly.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 20th) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (1) sold to 210.0p per kg and £1,386.00 gross.
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.
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