Dingwall & Highland Marts - Sale 27 February 2008
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February 27th) sold 2,313
sheep of all classes.
Store lambs (1,535) sold to £52 for Texel crosses from Cypress Cottage,
Achterneed, and for Cheviots from No. 220 Birichen, Dornoch.
Breeding sheep (311) sold to £76 for Suffolk cross gimmers and Texel
cross ewes scanned with twins both from a dispersal off Penick Farm,
Feeding sheep (467) sold to £58 for Suffolks from whitebog, Rosemarkie.
"All classes of store lambs, prime and feeding ewes and rams, in lamb
ewes met a more selective enquiry"
Leading prices per head
Store lambs: TexX - No, 20 Ruisaurie, Beauly, £50; Chev - Humpton,
Spinningdale, £50; SuffX - No. 20 Ruisaurie, £48.50; Cross - Rhannich
Farm, Edderton, £48; Suff - No. 3 Eyenort, Carbost, £47.50; BF - No. 6
Woodside of Culloden, Inverness, £43; Mule - No. 6 Woodside of Culloden,
Feeding ewes: Mule - Druid Temple, £53; Chev - Lochdhu, Nairn, £49;
SuffX - Inchindown, £48; BFL - Whitebog, £47; Char - Whitebog, £44.50;
Cross - Cadbollmount, fearn, £38; BF - No. 6 Woodside of Culloden,
Feeding rams: Suff - Tulloch Farm, Dingwall, £56; Chev - No. 3 Lower
Pitkerrie, Fearn, £55.50; BF - Humpton, Spinningdale, £33.
Dispersal off Penick Farm: Gimmers in lamb: TexX - £74; SuffX - £65.
Ewes in lamb: TexX - £72; SuffX - £63; BDM - £53.
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.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (March, 26th) sold 2,177 sheep of all classes. Lambs (652) averaged Â£57.60 and sold to Â£90 gross for Texel crosses from Heathmount, Tain.
INGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 25th) sold 51 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (33) averaged 219.1p (+5.8p) and sold to 237p per kg and Â£1,545.75 gross.
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