Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 31 October 2019
31st October 2019
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (October, 31st) sold 3,675 store sheep.
Lambs (2,603) averaged £48.91 and sold to £85 gross for a Texel tup lamb from Wester Raddery, Fortrose.
Ewes (890) sold to £79 gross for a pen of Texel crosses from Kinnahaird Farm, Contin.
Feeding Sheep (182) sold to £170 gross for a Cheviot ram from Keppoch Farm, Dundonnell.
"All classes once again commended a firm trade."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: Tex - Wester Raddery, £80; Chev - Carrol Farm, Brora, £73, 196 The Doll, Brora, £66.50, Coulmony House, Dunphail, £60; Cross – Braeview, Heights of Fodderty, £72.50; TexX – Wester Craiglands, Fortrose, £69, Achvaneran Farm, Farr, £67, Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, £66.50; SuffX – Towerhill, Thurso, £63.50; BeltX – Dulsie Farm, Glenferness, £61.
Ewes: Chev – Carnoch Farm, Inverness, £68, Culnaha, Nigg, & Kildonan Farm, Isle of Eigg, £65, 6 Knockglass, Drumbeg, £61; SuffX – Coulmore, North Kessock, £67, Inchindown, Invergordon, £58; Cross – Rychraggan Farm, Drumnadrochit, £60; TexX – Kinnahaird Farm, £55.50.
Feeding Sheep: Chev ram – Keppoch Farm, £150; Texel ram – Wester Raddery, £140; Chev wdr – Carrol Farm, £64.50; Chev gmr – 6 Knockglass, £60; SuffX wdr – Berryhill, Ardgay, £59; Zwb ram – Achnacloich, Ardross, £57; Cross gmr – Rychraggan Farm, £56; BF wdr – Kraiknish, Carbost, £48.50.
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