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 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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 9th) sold 48 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (7) averaged 208.5p (-7.7p) and sold to 220p per kg and Â£1,465.20 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highlands Marts Ltd, (September, 8th) sold 4,229 ewe lambs and gimmers at the Highland Mule Breeders Association annual show and sale. The gimmer judge, Mr L.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (September, 4th) sold 1,844 store and breeding sheep incorporating annual sale of HISHA accredited sheep and 1335 on behalf of Lewis Livestock Producers. Store lambs (739) averaged Â£45.30 and sold to Â£60 gross for Texel crosses from 2 Englishtonmuir, Bunchrew.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 2nd) sold 41 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (17) averaged 216.2p (+6.4p) and sold to 226p per kg and Â£1,469.00 gross.
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