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 Ltd, (September, 27th) sold 417 rams and females at its annual show and sale sponsored by Norvite. The judge, Mr Ewan Macdonald, Torgorm, Conon Bridge, awarded the overall show champion and winner of the Mountrich trophy to a Suffolk shearling from Mr J.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 25th) sold 4,396 breeding and store sheep. Breeding ewes (2,522) sold to Â£122 gross for Texel crosses from the dispersal of the Ballachraggan flock, Kildary.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 24th) sold 1,096 store cattle at their annual show and sale of Aberdeen Angus, native and continental store cattle sponsored by Brogan Fuels. The judge, Mr H.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 23rd) sold 26 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (8) averaged 218.5p (+1.6p) and sold to 234p per kg and Â£1,449.00 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 19th) sold 4,545 store lambs and sheep. Lambs (4,545) sold to Â£62 gross for Blackfaces from Old Croft House, Brae of Balnabeen.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 18th) sold 3,269 store lambs and ewes. Lambs (2,817) averaged Â£52.39 and sold to Â£110 gross for a Texel tup lamb from Teanluick, Beauly.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 16th) sold 31 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 216.9p (+8.4p) and sold to 226p per kg and Â£1,390.65 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 12th) sold 5,702 store lambs. Cheviot wedder lambs (1,692) averaged Â£44.75 and sold to Â£60.50 gross from Freefarm, Tomatin.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 11th) sold 12,927 store lambs. Cheviot lambs averaged Â£47.81 (+Â£1.49 on the year) and sold to Â£72 gross for a pen of ewe lambs from Strathkyle, Ardgay (Urquhart).
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 10th) sold 147 store cattle, 17 breeding cattle and 28 OTM cattle. Bullocks (66) averaged 218.9p and sold to 241.5p per kg for 352kg Limousin crosses from Wester Lochend, Loch Flemington, and Â£1,220 gross for a 550kg Limousin cross from Culnara, Bonar Bridge.
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