Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 7 February 2019
7th February 2019
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (February, 7th) sold 388 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (240) averaged £50.67 and sold to £80 gross for a pen of Lleyn crosses from Steall, Fort William.
Ewes & feeding sheep (40) averaged £40.34 and sold to £67 gross for a Lleyn cross ewe from Steall.
Rams (108) sold to £75 gross for a pair of Cheviots from Glebehill, Kilchoan.
"All classes of stock were brought forward in strong condition, this was reflected in the price which saw a large increase in value on the year, resulting in a successful sale."
Leading prices per head
Lambs: BF - Ardnamurchan, Kilchoan, £79, Glendoe Estate, Fort Augustus, £75, 19 Blarmacfoldach, Fort William, £72; SuffX - East Croft Roy, Newtonmore, £77; LlyX – Steall, £73, Chev – Steall, £71, Ardnamurchan, £68.50, 6 Stronaba, Spean Bridge, £62, Arisaig Farms, Arisaig, £60; Mule – Glendoe Estate, £66.50
Ewes & feeding sheep: LlyX – 19 Blarmacfoldach, £64; Chev – South Laggan, Spean Bridge, £55; Cross – 6 Stronaba, £49; BF – Muirshearlich, Fort William, £47.
Rams: Chev – 4 Glebehill, £70; BF – 4 Glebehill, £69.
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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