• JUST shy of 300 head of Suffolk females were forward for United Auctions annual sale at Stirling, last week, making it one of the biggest breed sales staged this century.

  • RAMS hit a top of £7500 at Dingwall and Highland Marts' sale of 543 at Fort Williams last week.

  • ONLY 56% of the 139 catalogued entry were able to find new homes at a show and sale of in-lamb Suffolk females at Carlisle, last week, where trade peaked at 1600gns for the second prize gimmer.

  • Dingwall

  • PEDIGREE Suffolk and Charollais females met a lot of interest with a full ring side of buyers ensuring a good selling trade at the Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmer's Marts' in-lamb sale on Tuesday.

  • THERE was a large selection of cattle, goats, sheep, poultry, eggs and poultry equipment at last week's sale of poultry as well as rare and traditional breeds of livestock through Dingwall and Highland Marts.

  • TRADE was buoyant at the sale of Blackface rams and ram lambs held in Lanark last week.

  • DINGWALL and Highland Marts also held its second sale of continental rams last week with 217 sold.

  • SUFFOLK females peaked at 4000gns on two occasions at a recent sale at Beeston, which saw sheep head to new homes throughout the UK.

  • WITH buyers present from Shetland to Cumbria and the majority of the islands, an excellent show of North Country Hill Cheviot met a steady trade throughout the day as Dingwall and Highland Marts held its annual show and sale last week.