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Dingwall mart lambs' sale 'beyond sellers' expectations'

By Hector MacKenzie

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Dingwall and Highland Auction Marts sold 7856 store lambs yesterday with a "tremendous show of Blackface lambs sold beyond sellers' expectations”.

Blackface lambs (6404) sold to £83 gross for ewe lambs from Talisker Estate, Portree.

Other breeds (1452) sold to £77 gross for Mule lambs from Achnabat, Torness.

“A tremendous show of Blackface lambs sold beyond sellers expectations.”

Other leading prices per head


BF wdr las – Gorthleck Mains, Inverness, £73, Talisker Estate, £69, Shepherd’s Cottage, Strathcarron,

£69, 13 Peinchorran, Braes, £68, 1 & 8 Drynoch, Carbost, £68, Auchnafearn, Grantown on Spey, £68, 2

Mugeary, Glenmore, £67, Fair-a-Far, Kirkhill, £67.

BF ewe las – Talisker Estate, £75, Shepherd’s Cottage, £70, Inverinate Estate, Kyle of Lochalsh, £67, West Achnaclerach, Garve, £65, 13 Peinchorran, £62, Fair-a-Far, £62, Inverinate Estate, £62, Auchnafearn, £61.

TexX – Kilmaluag House, Duntulm, £75, 6 Ardindrain, Kiltarlity, £68; Chev – 13 Peinchorran, £75,

Lynemore Farm, Grantown on Spey, £64; ContX – Achnabat, £72.50; Mule – Achnabat, £71, Balmacaan

Farm, Drumnadrochit, £71; BeltX – Upperton, Balnain, £71; SuffX – 6 Ardindrain, Kiltarlity, £69; Cross – 4

North Udrigle, Laide, £67, Borlum Farm, Fort Augustus, £67, Satran Sheep Stock Club, £65.

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