Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 5 October 2018
5th October 2018
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. Barclay, Harestone Farm, Insh realising £800 to Messrs Glenavon Estate Ltd, Badnafrave Farm, Tomintoul. The reserve champion award went to a shearling also from Harestone Farm, realising £500 to Messrs Glenalmond Farms, Perth.
Shearlings (121) sold to £2,000 gross from Dalbuiack, Carrbridge.
Two shears (5) sold to £380 gross from Newton of Crathie, Ballater.
Ram lambs (9) sold to £800 gross from Harestone Farm.
Other leading prices per head:
Shearlings - Livetside, Achdregnie, £1,800; Dalbuiack, Blackford Farm, Croy, Clashnoir, Glenlivet & Corrybrough, Tomatin, (Shepherd) £1,200, Abersky, Torness & Milton Farm, Aberarder, £1,000
Two shear - Abersky, £300.
Ram lambs - Harestone Farm, £300, Midlock Farm, Crawford & Tigh N'Ulaidh, Tomatin, £200.
Dingwall, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 5th) sold 2,888 store sheep at their sale of Blackface & Cross ewes, gimmers and ewe lambs (including HISHA section).
Lambs (398) averaged £40.49 and sold to £70 gross for a pen of Blackfaces from Bomakelloch, Keith.
Ewes (1,819) averaged £33.28 and sold to £150 gross for a pen of Blackfaces from Arnicle Farm, Glenbarr.
Gimmers (574) averaged £70.05 and sold to £135 gross for a pen of Blackfaces from Newton of Crathie, Ballater.
Feeding sheep (97) sold to £41 gross for a Blackface wedder from Glenurquhart Farm, Cromarty.
Other leading prices per head:
Store lambs: BF - Bomakelloch, £65, Glenrinnes Farms, Dufftown, £60, Isle of Canna, Canna, £53.50.
Ewes: BF - Croft 1, Badralloch, £95, Isle of Canna, £77, Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, £70; TexX - 25 Fasach, Glendale, £45.
Gimmers: BF - Arnicle Farm, £130, Tulloch Farm, Dingwall, £126, Woodlands, Daviot, £123; Mule - 25 Fasach, £100, Crasky, Duncanston, £85; CHM – 25 Fasach, £90, Crasky, Duncanston, £88; TexX – Crasky, £85; Cross – Crasky, £78; HB – Crasky, £75
Feeding sheep: BF wdr – Unakille Sheep Stock Club, Skeabost Bridge, £36, Peingown, Kilmuir, £33, North Raasay SSC, Raasay, £32.
Flock Averages 2018
Averaged £444.96 - (last year average (£391.93).
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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