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 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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August 28th) sold 10,788 store lambs at their annual sale including 986 on behalf of Lewis Livestock Producers (first sale). Cheviot wedder lambs (5,430) averaged Â£47.60 and sold to Â£67.00 gross from Park Farm, Strathpeffer.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 20th) sold 215 store cattle, 14 breeding cattle and 39 OTM cattle. Bullocks (118) averaged 215.9p and sold to 243.3p per kg for 374kg Saler crosses from Fornighty, Lethen, and Â£1,110 gross for 507kg Simmental crosses from Ardnamurchen Estate.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 19th) sold 41 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (10) averaged 206.9p (-5.2p) and sold to 228p per kg and Â£1,457.80 gross.
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