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Continental ram sale figures from Dingwall and Highland Marts


By Hector MacKenzie

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DINGWALL and Highland Marts Ltd today sold 185 rams at its continental ram sale.

Texel (83) sold to £1050 gross for a shearling from Veltigar, Tankerness.

Suffolks (47) sold to £650 gross for a shearling from The Arr, Lethen.

Cross (29) sold to £900 gross for a Texel cross Charollais shearling from Veltigar, Tankerness.

Blue Faced Leicester (16) sold to £700 gross for a shearling from Nether Aucharnie, Huntly.

Beltex (5) sold to £400 gross for a two shear from Culnaskeath, Evanton.

Dorset (3) sold to £380 gross for a shearling from Keepers Cottage, Cabrach.

Dutch Spotted (1) sold to £400 gross for an aged ram from Knockglass, Wick.

Lleyn (1) sold to £250 gross for a shearling from Todholes, Thurso.

Other leading prices –

Texel – Kennachy, Forss, £950, Veltigar, £900, Clyth Mains, Occumster, £900 (twice); Suffolk – No 2 Balloch View, Grange, £600, Stonyford Farm, Tarland, £550, The Arr, £500

(three times); Cross – Stonyford Farm, £800 (twice), Upper Auchenlay, Dunblane, £650, No 4 Pitcalnie Holdings, Nigg, £500; Blue Faced Leicester – Whitebog, Rosemarkie, £650, £600, Nether Aucharnie, £500.



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