Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd - Sale 9 August 2019
9th August 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 9th) sold 8,082 store lambs.
Beltex (1,098) averaged £58.22 and sold to £77 gross from Lower Geanies, Fearn.
Texel (2,301) averaged £58.86 and sold to £84 gross from Auchmore, Muir of Ord.
Charollais (600) averaged £59.07 and sold to £69.50 gross from Guidebest, Latheron.
Suffolk (3,013) averaged £60.54 and sold to £98 gross from 91/92 Achvaich, Dornoch.
Mule (350) averaged £55.55 and sold to £61.50 gross from Milton Farm, Aberarder.
Bleu Du Maine (55) averaged £72.85 and sold to £81 gross from Rhifail Farms.
Cheviot (611) averaged £54.77 and sold to £65 gross from Rowanbarn, Plockton.
Other breeds (54) averaged £55.60 and sold to £63.50 gross from Lower Geanies.
"An excellent entry on offer for quality & numbers met a strong trade from start to finish."
Other leading prices per head:
Lambs: TexX - Carnich, Gruids, £81.50, Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, £77, Drummond Farm, Evanton, £76; BeltX - Dulsie Farm, Glenferness, £75.50, 13 Kirkton Gardens, Lochcarron, £73.50, Taldale, Forss, £71.50; BDM – Rhifail Farms, £74; SuffX – Kirkfield, Olrig & Bruaich Mills, Kiltarlity, £74, Bluebell Cottage, Dornoch & Higher Tullochgribban, Dulnain Bridge, £73, Wester Craiglands, £72.50; CharX – Dunlichity Farm, Farr, £68, Fairview, Nethybridge, £64; Chev – Isle of Muck Farm, Isle of Muck, £64.50; Cross – Dunlichity Farm, £62.50.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 15th) sold 16 prime cattle. Prime Heifers (16) averaged 195.2p (+2.1p) and sold to 209.0p per kg and £1,283.80 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 14th) sold 62 weaned calves and store cattle, 35 breeding cattle and 26 OTM cattle. Bullocks (36) sold to 218.6p per kg for a pair of 183kg Simmental crosses from 5 Borreraig, Dunvegan, and £1,000 gross for a 610kg Limousin cross from 5/6 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 11th) sold 168 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by P K N Nutrition. The overall champion was a shearling from Messrs MacDonald, Ess, Carrbridge, realising £1,700 to Messrs Pitmain Estate.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 9th) sold 653 weaned calves at their first annual district ballot show and sale. The show champion sponsored by Barclays Transport, Portsoy and judged by Miss Sophie Watt, Cairntack, Balmedie was awarded to a six month old Limousin cross bullock from Mr D MacLean, 4 Bualnaluib, Aultbea scaling in at 260kg and realising £800 gross.
PORTREE, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 7th) sold 2,887 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,280) sold to £64 gross for Crosses from 15 Glenconon, Uig.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 3rd) sold 3,630 breeding and store sheep. Breeding ewes (2,924) averaged £63.90 (£53.83 last year) and sold to £128 for a pair of Cheviots from Ose Farm, Struan.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 1st) sold 20 prime cattle. Prime heifers (20) averaged 191.7p (-12.4p) and sold to 200.0p per kg twice and £1,313.50 gross.
LOCHMADDY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 30th) sold 2,654 store sheep of all classes. Lambs (1,591) sold to £69 per head for a pair of Texel crosses from 5 Peninerine, Lochboisdale.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 25th) sold 730 store cattle at their annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle sponsored by Johnston Carmichael Chartered Accountants, Inverness & Shearwell. The judge, Mr F.
PORTREE, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 23rd) sold 1,379 weaned calves and store cattle at their annual district ballot show and sale. The judge MR J.
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