Dingwall Ram Sale 2017
6th October 2017
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd, (October, 6th) sold 136 rams at its annual show and sale of Blackface rams, sponsored by PKN Nutrition and Scottish Woodlands.
The overall champion was a shearling from Messrs MacDonald, Dalbuiack, Carrbridge, realising £1,000 to Mrs M. M. Hannah, 2 Drumfearn, Isle of Skye. The reserve champion award went to a shearling from Miss Gemma MacKintosh, Upper Croft Na Garn, Boat of Garten, realising £550 to Mr R. Downie, Newton of Crathie, Ballater.
Shearlings (98) sold to £1,900 gross from Livetside, Achdregnie.
Two shears (12) sold to £2,100 gross from Blackford Farm, Croy.
Aged rams (9) sold to £500 gross from Milton Farm, Aberarder.
Ram lambs (17) sold to £300 gross from Tigh NUlaidh, Tomatin.
Other leading prices per head:
Shearlings Abersky, Torness, £1,300; Upper Croft Na Garn, £1,200; Achdregnie, Glenlivet, £1,100; Dalbuiack & Achdregnie, £1,000.
Two shear Blackford Farm, £1,400.
Aged Milton Farm, £400.
Ram lambs Upper Croft Na Garn, £280; Tigh NUlaidh & Upper Croft Na Garn, £250.