Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 12 December 2018
13th December 2018
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (December, 12th) sold 62 MV accredited pedigree females at its annual show and sale.
The judge, Mr J. Green, Drumburn Farm, Keith, awarded the Texel champion to a Strathbogie Yes Sir sired gimmer, carrying a single to Auldhouseburn Billy The Kid, from Mr R. H. Wilson, (Milnbank), North Dorlaithers, Turriff, realising 880gns to Messrs C. & I. Angus, Oldfield, Thurso. Reserve in the Texel section went to a Tophill Wall Street sired ewe lamb consigned from Mr B. Buchan, Clinterty, New Aberdour, Fraserburgh, realising 350gns.
In the Suffolk section, champion went to a Conchar Crusader sired ewe, carrying twins to Cairness Sir William, from Mr J. Douglas, Cairness, Fraserburgh, realising 1,200gns. The reserve award went to a Smithston Superman sired gimmer carrying a pair to Landale Crusader consigned by Mr B. Swanson, East Murkle, Thurso realising 450gns.
In lamb gimmers: Texel sold to 900gns from Mid Haddo, Fyvie. Suffolk sold to 500gns from Cairness, Fraserburgh. Beltex sold to 600gns from Muirfield, Cuminestown. Rouge sold to 200gns Hedgefield, Beauly (dispersal).
In lamb ewes: Suffolk sold to 1,200gns from Cairness. Rouge sold to 350gns from Hedgefield.
Ewe lambs: Texel sold to 400gns from Clinterty. Suffolk sold to 220gns from Mariain, Evanton.
Other leading prices:
Texel: In-lamb gimmers - Milnbank, 880gns, Mid Haddo, 600gns, Barnyards, Beauly, 550gns (twice).
Texel ewe lambs – Clinterty, 350gns.
Beltex: In-lamb gimmers – Muirfield, 500gns (twice).
Suffolk In-lamb gimmers – East Murkle, 450gns, Cairness, 400gns.
Suffolk In-lamb ewes – Cairness, 900gns, Binhill, Glenbarry, 350gns.
Suffolk ewe lambs – Marian, Evanton, 200gn, Drummuie Farm, Golspie, 180gns.
Roussin: In-lamb gimmers – Hedgefield, 200gns.
Roussin In-lamb ewe – Hedgefield, 320gns
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (July, 17th) sold 1,505 store cattle at their 16th anniversary show and sale. The Judge, Mr John Brown, Gaindykehead Farm, Airdrie chose his overall champion in the show sponsored by Brodies LLP, HRN Tractors Ltd, Conan Vet & Ian S.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 16th) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (2) averaged 205.0p (+8.0p) and sold to 205.0p per kg and £1,209.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 9th) sold 14 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (1) sold to £1,250.95 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (July, 2nd) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (4) averaged 206.4p (-0.8p) and sold to 210.0p per kg and £1,194.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 25th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (5) averaged 207.2p (+4.1p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,219.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 18th) sold 37 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (11) averaged 203.1p (-8.6p) and sold to 210.0p per kg and £1,306.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (June, 11th) sold 13 prime cattle. Prime Bullocks (4) averaged 211.7p (+1.7p) and sold to 216.0p per kg and £1,350.40 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (May, 29th) sold 124 store cattle. Bullocks (63) averaged 212.5p and sold to 256.7p per kg for a 335kg Blonde D'Aquitaine cross from Penick Farm, Auldearn, and £1,010 gross for a 48kg Shorthorn cross from Craigroy, Edderton.
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.
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