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., (April 17th) sold 595 store cattle and 81 breeding heifers. Store bullocks (287) averaged 225.3p and sold to 270.7p per kg for a pen of 410kg Charolais crosses from Kindeace, Alness, and £1,405 gross for a pair of 662kg Charolais crosses from Broynach, Thurso.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 16th) sold 6 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 216.0p (+6.7p) and sold to 216.0p per kg and £1,360.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 10th) sold 743 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 15 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (314) averaged 236.6p and sold to 285.7p per kilo for a pen of 357kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Clatequoy, Thurso and £1,300 gross for a 625kg Aberdeen Angus cross from Ardjachie, Tain Aberdeen Angus heifers (221) averaged 211.6p and sold to 251.9p per kilo for a pen of 516kg Aberdeen Angus crosses form Ardjachie and £1,300 gross for a pen of 547kg Aberdeen Angus crosses also from Ardjachie, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 10th) sold 15 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose, Conan Vets, Conon Bridge and ABP, Perth. Bullocks (11) averaged 243.9p and sold to 285.0p per kilo for the 3rd prize unhaltered bullock, a 400kg British Blue cross from Scott Dingwall, Culbokie East, Culbokie, and £1,280 gross twice for the haltered reserve champion and 2nd haltered bullock, a 495kg British Blue cross from Duncan Munro, Invercharron Mains, Ardgay and also for the 1st prize unhaltered bullock, a 520kg Limousin cross from Scott MacRae, Shawpark, North Kessock.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 9th) sold 10 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 209.3p (-8.7p) and sold to 213.0p per kg and £1,373.50 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 4th) sold 5,674 sheep of all classes including the annual spring sale of ewe lambs. Ewe lambs (3,266) averaged £73.26 (+ £3.44 on the year) and sold to £138 gross for a pen of Cheviots from Suisgill Estate, Helmsdale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 3rd) sold 692 store cattle, 2 adult head of breeding cattle and 46 OTM cattle. Bullocks (383) averaged 227.8p and sold to 292.9p per kg for a 280kg British Blue cross from Shewglie, Glenurquhart and £1,270 gross for a pair of 637kg Simmental crosses from Greenvale, Dunnet.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 2nd) sold 12 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (1) averaged 218.0p (+6.0p) and sold to 218.0p per kg and £1,329.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 26th) sold 11 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (3) averaged 212.0p (+3.0p) and sold to 214.0p per kg and £1,272.00 gross.
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.
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