Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 10 May 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (May, 10th) sold 549 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (146) sold to £73 gross for Cheviots from 124 West Langwell, Rogart.
Prime and feeding ewes (230) sold to £82 gross twice for Texel crosses from Lochdhu Farm, Nairn, and Mules from 5 Tomich, Beauly.
Rams and feeding sheep (20) sold to £95 gross for a Charollais from Tulloch Farm, Dingwall.
Ewes with single lambs at foot (72) sold to £142 gross for a Cheviot Mule ewe with a Texel cross lamb from Bogallan, North Kessock.
Ewes and gimmers with twin lambs at foot (65) sold to £152 gross for Cheviots with a Suffolks cross lambs from Ardview, Portachuillin.
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: TexX - 19 Cabrich, Kirkhill, £72, Wester Muckernich, Tore, £70; Cross - Wester Muckernich, £71; Mule - Blackford Farm, Croy, £70; Chev - Geise Farm, Thurso, £70, Wester Muckernich, and 19 Cabrich, £67; CharX - Lochdhu, £68; BF - Blackford Farm, £65; SuffX - Wester Muckernich, £64.
Ewes: Mule - Cantraybridge College, Croy, £80, Kinnahaird, £68; Beltex - Marian, Evanton, £80; CHM - Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, £80, £70; HB - Lochdhu, £80; TexX - Lochdhu, £80; Chev - 192 The Doll, Brora, £79, Inverbrora, Brora, £75; SuffX - 192 The Doll, £74, Lochdhu, £70.
Rams: Chev - Syall, Ardgay, £80; Tex - Wester Croachy, Aberarder, £70; Suff - Weydale Farm, £68.
Ewe with single lamb at foot: TexX - Bogallan, £128; Chev - 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon, £125.
Ewe with twin lambs at foot: Mule - 5 Tomich, £142; Chev - 1 Laide, Achnasheen, £140; BF - 11 Diabaig, Torridon, £135; BFL - 5 Tomich, £135; SuffX - Cuilaneilan, Kinlochewe, £135.
Gimmer with twin lambs at foot: Chev - The Gate, Shieldaig, £125.
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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