Dingwall & Highland Marts- Sale 14th June 2012
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (June, 14th) sold 535 sheep of all classes.
Lambs (61) sold to £76 gross for a Suffolk cross from Fassock, Kiltarlity.
Prime and feeding ewes (276) sold to £92 gross for Texels from Woodside, Muir of Tarradale.
Rams and feeding sheep (32) sold to £80 gross for a Texel ram from Eilean Darrach, Dundonnell.
Gimmers with twin lambs at foot (1) sold at £150 gross for a Texel with Texel cross lambs at foot from Croft Martin, Kingussie.
Ewes with single lambs at foot (58) sold to £142 gross for Texels with Texel lambs from Croft Martin.
Ewes with twin lambs at foot (107) sold to £170 gross for Blackfaces with Blackface lambs from Auchnafearn.
"Feeding lambs & ewes met an excellent demand, ewes with lambs at foot sold exceptionally well"
Other leading prices per head
Lambs: BeltX - Woodside, £70; TexX - 13 Nether Inshes, Inverness, £68; Chev - Mid Coul, Culblair, £60; SuffX - 13 Nether Inshes, £54; Cross - Kilmartin, Glenurquhart, £50; BF - Kilmartin, £44.
Ewes: SuffX - Redhill, Allanfearn, £91; TexX - Wester Raddery, Fortrose, £87; Chev - Bogburn, Duncanston, £84; Mule - Druid Temple, Old Edinburgh Road, £83; Dors - Bogburn, £78; Cross - Balnabual, Dalcross, £71; BF - Wester Rarichie, Nigg, £66.
Rams & Feeding Sheep: BFL - Druid Temple, £80; Tex - Mid Coul, £76; Chev - Rhifail Farms, £76; BF - Fassock, £61.
Ewe with single lamb at foot: Chev - Eilean Darrach, £138; BF - Auchnafearn, £150.
Ewe with twin lambs at foot: BF - Auchnafearn, £168; Tex - Croft Martin, £115.
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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