Dingwall sale report

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DINoban times logoGWALL, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (September, 8) sold 10,225 store lambs.

 

Cheviot lambs averaged £49.51 (+£5.24 on the year) and sold to £70 gross for a pen of ewe lambs from Balnacuile, Spinningdale.

 

“Lambs were shown in good bloom and all classes sold exceptionally well from start to finish.”

 

Leading prices per head and per district:

Inverness & South: Chev wdr las – Holm Mills, Inverness, £68, Free Farm, Tomatin, £65, Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey, £62.50. Chev ewe las – Holm Mills & Lynemore Farm, £65, Dhivach Farm, Drumnadrochit, £52.50.

 

Black Isle & Mid Ross: Chev wdr las – Slaggan Croft, Dingwall, £65. Chev ewe las – Rootfield West, Muir of Ord, £48.50, Slaggan Croft, £46.

Easter Ross: Chev wdr las – Milton Croft, Edderton, £60.50, Strathkyle, Edderton, £60, Dalreoich, Strathusdale, £58. Chev ewe las – Strathkyle, £64, Milton Croft, £50.50.

 

North West Ross: Chev wdr las – Blairbuie, Achiltibuie, £60.50, 17 Mellon Charles, Aultbea, £60.50, 55/57 Rhue, Ullapool, £59.50. Chev ewe las – 58 Rhue, Ullapool, £45, 98 Achiltibuie, Ullapool & 250 Achnahaird, Ullapool, £45. SuffX – Morefield, Ullapool (Scott), £61.50.

 

Wester Ross: Chev wdr las – 9 Balmacara, Kyle of Lochalsh, £62, Aird, Shieldaig, £61, Riverside Croft, £60. Chev ewe las – 2 Udrigle, Laide, £55.50, 1 Wester Alligan, Torridon, £54, 11 Stirkhill, Inverasdale, £53.

 

Mid Sutherland: Chev wdr las – Ardgayhill, Ardgay, £67, Ardchronie, £62.50. Chev ewe las – Ardchronie, £65, Ardgayhill, £60.50.

 

East Sutherland: Chev wdr las – Proncy Farm, Dornoch, £68.50, Balnacuile, £66, Kinnabad, Bonar Bridge, £60.50, Ausdale & Achuan, Bonar Bridge, £60. Chev ewe las – 88 Inchomney, Rogart, £60, Carrol Farm, Brora, £54.50, Kinnabad, £54.

 

Caithness: Chev wdr las – Longreens Croft, Thrumster, £69, Kirkton Farm, Melvich, £58.50.Chev ewe las – Longreens Croft, £68.

 

Skye & Outer Isles: Chev wdr las – Pabbay Farm, Isle of Pabbay, £65.50, Scorr Farm, Glendale, £61, Tote, Portree, £60. Chev ewe las – 1 Kilbride, £54.50 (twice), 5 Ullinish, Isle of Skye, £50. SuffX – 3 Ardmore, Dunvegan, £60.