Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 12 April 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 12th) sold 691 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (306) averaged £61.98 and sold to £89 gross for Beltex crosses from Caberfeidh, Upperton.
Prime and feeding ewes (326) averaged £86.96 and sold to £122 gross for Texel crosses from Torgorm, Conon Bridge.
Rams and feeding sheep (59) averaged £72.62 and sold to £110 gross for Suffolks rams from Torgorm.
"All classes continued to sell at recent keen rates."
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: SuffX - Leodibest, Latheron, £85, Croft Cottage, Canisbay, £80; TexX - 199 Lednabirichen, Dornoch, £85, Cluny Estate, Newtonmore, £84; BF - Tigh N'Ulaidh, Tomatin, £83, 5 Satran, Carbost, £80; Chev - Muirton, Munlochy, £82, 199 Lednabirichen, £80; BeltX - Mill of Tore, Upperton, £81, £80; Cross - Mill of Tore, £70, Teanluick Croft, £66; Jcb - Teanluick, Muir of Ord, £60.
Ewes: SuffX - Torgorm, £115; CharX - Easter Strath of Auchterflow, Killen, £105; Chev - Muirton, £101; BeltX - Caberfeidh, £100; TexX - Torgorm, £100; Mule - Torgorm, £94; BF - Torgorm, £92; Cross - Toperfettle, Grantown on Spey, £85.
Rams: Tex - 199 Lednabirichen, £101; BF - Drynie Farm, Dingwall, £80; Chev - Suisgill Estate, Helmsdale, £74.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 23rd) sold 578 sheep of all classes. Lambs (207) averaged Â£71.98 and sold to Â£98 gross for a Texel crosses from Balrailan, Duncanston.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 22nd) sold 31 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (27) averaged 211.1p (+1.6p) and sold to 235p per kg and Â£1,503.80 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April 16th) sold 1008 store cattle including 158 breeding heifers. Bullocks (407) averaged 243.1p and sold to 306.9p per kg for a 290kg Limousin cross from Auchmore Farm, Muir of Ord, and Â£1,360 gross for a 520kg Charolais cross from Mains of Clunas, Cawdor.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 15th) sold 58 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (34) averaged 209.5p (+1.5p) and sold to 237p per kg and Â£1,566.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (April, 10th) sold 1276 sheep of all classes. Lambs (689) averaged Â£60.48 and sold to Â£109 gross for a pair of Beltex crosses from Caberfeidh, Upperton.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 9th) sold 735 Aberdeen Angus, native bred and continental store cattle in a special show and sale and 29 OTM cattle. Aberdeen Angus bullocks (283) averaged 229.8p and sold to 274.6p per kilo for a pen of five 346kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from North Calder, Halkirk, and Â£1,380 gross for a pen of 687kg Aberdeen Angus crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd, (April 9th) sold 25 Young Farmers over-wintered cattle at their annual show and sale, kindly sponsored by Messrs Home Farms, Inverness & Messrs Craiglands Quarry, Fortrose. Bullocks (16) averaged 246.6p and sold to 280.4p per kilo and Â£1,360 gross for the un-haltered champion and 1st prize un-haltered bullock, a 485kg Charolais cross from Scott Macrae, Shawpark, Glaickmore.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 8th) sold 47 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (34) averaged 208p (-4.4p) and sold to 225p per kg and Â£1,610.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 2nd) sold 1,094 store cattle and 28 OTM cattle. Bullocks (714) averaged 244.4p and sold to 312.2p per kg for a pen of 378kg a Limousin crosses from Westburn, Thurso, and Â£1,400 gross for a pair of 575kg Limousin crosses from Woodend, Muir of Ord.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (April, 1st) sold 74 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (49) averaged 212.4p (-6.7p) and sold to 243p per kg and Â£1,596.00 gross.
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