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., (March, 20thth) sold 711 store cattle and 65 OTM cattle. Bullocks (369) averaged 223.3p and sold to 288.6p per kg for a 395kg Limousin cross from Park Farm, Nairn and £1,240 gross for a pair of 665kg Limousin crosses from Ashley, North Kessock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 19th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 209.0p (+6.1p) and sold to 209.0p per kg and £1,327.15 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (March 16th) sold 1 adult head of cattle, 12 goats, 120 adult head of sheep and 443 lots of poultry, eggs & poultry equipment at their, rare & traditional breeds of livestock sale. Cattle (1) sold to £920 gross for a Highland young bull from Tordarroch Estate, Farr. Goats (12) sold to £70 gross for an Anglo Nubian from Bogallan, North Kessock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (March, 13th) sold 889 sheep of all classes. Lambs (468) sold to £76 gross for a pen of Mules from Barnyards, Beauly. Ewes (355) sold to £76 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Peallaig, Dingwall.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 12th) sold 29 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 202.9p (+1.6p) and sold to 213.0p per kg and £1,305.60 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 6th) sold 392 store cattle 20 OTM cattle. Bullocks (202) averaged 215.2p and sold to 261.2p per kg for a pair of 335kg British Blue from Woodside, Muir of Tarradale and £1,300 gross for a 680kg Limousin cross from Raitcastle Farm, Nairn.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 5th) sold 18 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 201.3p (N/C) and sold to 212.0p per kg and £1,330.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 28th) sold 2,516 sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,449) averaged £54.49 and sold to £80 gross twice for pens of Texel crosses from Wester Moy, Urray and 134 West Langwell, Rogart.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 26th) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 201.3p (N/C) and sold to 204.0p per kg and £1,340.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 20th) sold 741 store cattle, 65 adult head of breeding cattle and 108 OTM cattle. Bullocks (403) averaged 231.6p, and sold to 326.9p per kg for a 260kg Limousin cross from Croft Grant, Dalchalm, and £1,370 for a 750kg Limousin cross from Ashley, North Kessock.
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