Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 25 October 2018
25th October 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 25th) sold 5,736 breeding & feeding sheep.
Gimmers (751) averaged £89.14 and sold to £140 gross (4 times) for Texel crosses from Smerral Farm, Bower and Balmaglaster Farm, South Laggan, Crosses from 12 Annat, Torridon and Cheviot Mules from 134 West Langwell, Rogart.
Breeding ewes (3,775) averaged £57.23 and sold to £120 gross twice for Cheviots from Hillhead, Elgin and Rhifail, Avoch.
Feeding ewes (884) averaged £36.17 and sold to £81 gross for a Cheviot from 134 West Langwell.
Rams (21) sold to £260 gross for a Suffolk from 192 The Doll, Brora.
Wedders (31) averaged £46.65 and sold to £67 gross for a Cheviot from Inchbae Farm, Garve.
Lambs (274) sold to £60 gross for Cheviots from Rhannich Farm, Edderton.
"A good steady trade throughout the day with sellers going home satisfied with their returns."
Other leading prices per head:
Gimmers: Chev - Castle of Mey, Thurso and Newton of Ferintosh, Conon Bridge, £130, Kintail, Newton of Ferintosh, £122, Cuilaneilan, Kinlochewe, £106; TexX - Balmaglaster, £130, Smerral Farm, £122, Castle of Mey, £120; SuffX – Balmaglaster, £120, Smerral Farm, £115, 192 The Doll, Brora, £90; Mule – Teanahuan Croft, Conon Bridge; LlyX – Arisaig Farm, Arisaig, £85, Craigard Cottage, Langal, £80; BL – Woodside Croft, Ardersier, £82.
Correct ewes: Chev – Morvich Farm, Rogart, £115, 192 The Doll and 35 Wards Drive, Muir of Ord, £110, Hillhead, £100; Mule – Wester Muckernich, Tore, £90; Cross – Cuilaneilan, £86; CHM – Borrowston Mains, Thurso, £84; TexX – Borrowston Mains, £81; SuffX – 192 The Doll, £80.
Broken mouth ewes: TexX – Borrowston Mains, £68; CHM – Castle Grant Home Farm, Grantown on Spey, £67, Borrowston Mains, £66; Chev – 12 Bualnaluib, Aultbea, £64, 192 The Doll, £57, Knockally Croft, Dunbeath, £55; SuffX – 192 The Doll, £66.
Feeding ewes: Chev – Dundreggan Croft, Glenmoriston, £73, Refouble, Glenferness, £66, Ivy Cottage, Kinbrace, £64; TexX – 116 Knockarthur, Rogart, £69.
Rams: Suff – 192 The Doll, £130; Chev – Millnain, Strathpeffer, £100; TexX – Achtemrack, Drumnadrochit, £100; Belt – Drummond Farm, Evanton, £100; DorX – Achtemrack, £100.
Feeding sheep: Chev – Balcherry Farm, Tain, £60, Refouble, £58, Bendoran, Lochcarron, £57; BF – Croftdhu, Errogie, £50.
Lambs: Chev – Millnain, £57, 2 Mellon Charles, Aultbea, £56, 14 Ormiscaig, Aultbea, £53; Cross – Guisachan Farm, Tomich, £53; SuffX – 12 Strond, Leverburgh, £52.
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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