Farm markets

All the prices this week at the local markets.

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2014

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

1251 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

1070 lambs sold dearer again to average 172.2p/kg. Top price per head of £85.50 was paid for a pen of heavyweight Texels from M/s McKie, High Threave and to 197.1p/kg for a pen of Beltex from C Old, Corhulloch. Cast Sheep still dear tups topped at £100 for Texels from J Douglas, Mains of Airies. Whilst Texel Cross ewes sold to £94 from High Threave.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £85.50, £84.80 & £84 (x2) High Threave £85 Low Glasnick & Duchra £84.80 & £83 Balsalloch, Lendalfoot Charolais: £85 Risk Cross: £75 Boghouse £70.80 Shennanton Suffolk: £84.20 Duchra £79.50 Shennanton £77 Straid Beltex: £77 Auchleand £75 & £74.50 Corhulloch Blackface: £70 Larg, Creetown Romney: £75 Mains of Airies

Lambs (Leading Price Per Kilo):

Texel: 194.7 & 182.9 Kildarroch 191.4 & 182.6 Daldowie 189.3 Low Glasnick 188.1 Mindork 185.4 & 183.3 Boghouse Cross: 167.5 Barholm 165.8 High Ersock Suffolk: 184.9 Shennanton 176.3 Barholm Beltex: 197.1 & 192.3 Corhulloch 183.3 Auchleand

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel Cross: £94 High Threave £85 Boghouse BFL: £84 Boghouse Cross: £77.50 Orchardton Charolais: £76 Glenlea Blackface: £56 Glenlea Cheviot: £69 Auchleand Texel Tups: £100 Mains of Airies £97 Rose Cottage

STORE CATTLE & STORE LAMBS

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

FRIDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2014

318 Store Cattle and 300 Store Sheep sold at Newton Stewart.

After a very wet night cattle were still shown in good order. Trade remains good. Top price Bullocks were a pair of Angus Cross from R Clark, Fineview which sold at £1240. While Calves sold to 275.8p/kg for Limousin Crosses from T McGarva, Barwhanny. 135 Beef Bred Bullocks sold averaged 220.7p/kg. 75 Dairy Bred Bullocks sold to £895 for a pair of Friesian from R Clark, Fineview and to 172.3p/kg for Montbeliard Cross from A Irvine, Knockann. Heifers peaked at £1110 for Limousin Crosses from J & G Hannah, Meoul Farm. Heifers sold to 239.3p/kg for Limousin Crosses from W Gemmell, Holm. 108 Heifers averaged 198.6p/kg.

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Head):

Angus: £1240 Finview Charolais: £1190 Pinmore Mains £1035 & £1000 Laggansarroch £1020 Baltier Hereford: £1110, £1090, £1060 & £1000 Gass, Kirkcowan £1100 Kildrochat Mains British Blue: £1105 Fineview £1050 Baltier Limousin: £995 High Auchneel £990 Mains of Machemore Simmental: £1040 High Auchneel £1000 South Clutag Montbeliard: £560 Knockann Black & White: £895 Fineview £890 (x2) & £825 Isle £870 Finview

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Charolais: 250.7 & 230.5 Bargatton British Blue: 233.3 South Clutag Limousin: 275.4, 267.9, 243.8, 237.9, 237 & 235.2 Barwhanny 273.7, 260.9 & 245.6 Oldland 266, 265 & 239.4 Craignell 259.6 & 246.3 Holm, Kirkcowan Montbeliard: 172.3 Knockann Black & White: 165.9 Baltersan

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Head):

Limousin: £1100 Meoul £945 & £930 High Auchneel Charolais: £1010 High Auchneel £950 Laggansarroch Angus: £1000 Knockeffrick £915 Mains of Machemore British Blue: £1000 High Auchneel £920 Baltier Hereford: £960 & £950 Gass, Kirkcowan Simmental: £955 (x2) South Clutag

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Limousin: 239.3 & 237.5 Holm 227.5 (x2) Barwhanny Charolais: 207 Laggansarroch Angus: 202 Mains of Machemore 200 Knockeffrick British Blue: 205 Baltier Hereford: 210.6 Baltier Simmental: 200 South Clutag

300 Store Lambs Averaged £43.08.

Store Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £57.80 Kiltersan Mule: £52 Corwar Mains Blackface: £45.50 Bents, Barhill £44 & £43 Dromore Cheviot: £55.50 Shennanton.

AYR – MONDAY 10th NOVEMBER 2014

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, had forward 2717 sheep, comprising 2076 Prime Lambs, 641 Cast Ewes & Tups. Prime Lambs sold to a top price of 200.1p/kg (twice) for a pen of 40kg Beltex Lambs from T McGill & Sons, Altewan, Maybole and for a pen of 40kg Beltex Lambs from Dykes Farm, Dykes, Auchinleck with the overall average being 172.4p/kg (+11.3p on the week) Export Lambs were keenly bid for whilst a larger show of heavy lambs were also sharper on the week, Please note all lambs must be presented clean and belly clipped before being graded and weighed.

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Beltex: £92 Baidlandhill Suffolk: £90 Sorn Mains Beltex Cross: £90 Martnaham Mains Texel: £88 Glenhead (Wilson) Cheviot: £84.50 Mid Floak Texel Cross: £84 Martnaham Mains Charollais: £84 Bonnyton Moor & Castlemains Cont: £84 Middleton (Kerr) Suffolk Cross: £83 Sorn Mains & Maxwelston Rouge: £83 High Tarbeg Cont Cross: £83 Nether Ardroscadale Half Bred: £83 Shutterflat (Lamont) Texel Cross: £82 Laigh Boreland Half Bred Cross: £82 Moorfield (McDonald) Cheviot: £82 Knockgardner & Cairnhill (Reid) Rouge Cross: £82 Shutterflat (Lamont) Mule: £74 Middleton (Kerr) £70.50 High Woodston £70 Kilruskin Cross: £70 East Revoch & Mossend (McCubbin) Bf: £72 Bonnyton Moor £69 Lochgoin & Middleton (Kerr)

Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:

Beltex: 201p Altewan 200p Dykes (Hodge) Suffolk: 192.5p Altewan Beltex Cross: 192p Kilruskin Texel: 190.9p Bonnyton Moor Cheviot: 190.9p Castlemains Texel Cross: 189.1p Keyshill Charollais: 188.1p Martnaham Mains 187.8p Altewan Cont: 187.5p Dykes (Hodge) Suffolk Cross: 187.0p Burnside (Elliot) 186.3p Maxwelston Rouge: 185.7p Lanemark Cont Cross: 185.6p Whinpark Half Bred: 185.4p Blackclauchrie Tex Cross: 185.1p Shutterflat (Kerr) Half Bred Cross: 184.2p Whinpark Cheviot: 183.8p Auchenroy 183.8p Burnside (Elliot) Rogue Cross: 183.3p High Grange Mule: 166.7p Muirston 166.7p Mossend (McCubbin) 166.2p Knockewart Cross: 165.0p Castlemains 164p High Woodston 163.8p Ashmark Blackface: 172.9p Brockloch 171.4p Laight (Grierson)

641 Cast Ewes & Tups were forward with all classes a lot sharper on the week. Top price was £119 for a pen of Texel Ewes from JA Gibson & Co, Cowgrove, Galston. The overall average for everything sold was £61.15 (+ £6.14 on the week)

Leading Prices (per head) Ewes:

Texel: £119 Cowgrove £109 Dykes (Hodge) Beltex: £99 Dykes (Hodge) £99 Broadshean Cont: £94 Maxwelston £93 Mid Floak Suffolk: £90.50 Lanemark £90 Martnaham Mains BFL: £90 Baidlandhill Cont Cross: £90 Cowgrove Rouge: £88 Bonnyton Moor £87.50 Baidlandhill Rogue Cross: £86 Braodshean Half Bred: £85 High Tarbeg £84 Mansefield Mains Texel: £83.50 Altewan Mule: £85 High Tarbeg £80 Bonnyton Moor £77 Floak (Meikle) Cross: £77 Dykes (Hodge) £77 Cowgrove & Meikle Heateth Blackface: £64 Floak (Meikle) £60 Carlung £59 Altewan

Cast Tups sold to a top price of £148 for a pen of Texel Rams from JA Gibson & Co, Cowgrove, Galston

AYR – THURSDAY 6th NOVEMBER 2014

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 814 Store Cattle at their sale in Ayr. A mixed show for quality with trade still firm.

373 Bullocks averaged 218.3p/kg or £914.73

136 Friesian averaged 148.8p/kg or £689.85

305 Heifers averaged 206.7p/kg or £857.26

Top price of the day was £1340 for a B/Blue Bullock off Auchenhew and a Limousin Bullock off Mossend, Kirkmichael or 297.9p/kg for a pair of Blonde Bullocks off West Lochhead and a pen of Charolais off East Moorhouses. Heifers topped at £1240 for a Limousin off Yonderton, Dalrymple or 258.3p/kg for a pen of Salers off Lenamhor.

Leading Prices (per head) Bullocks:

B/Blue: £1340 Auchenbay £1320 Dykes (Auchinleck) £1140 Low Ballees £1100 Burnton & Cloquhairnan Lim: £1340 Mossend £1250 South Walton £1240 Knockgerran £1230 Laigland & Knockterra £1190 Knockgerran £1180 Dykes £1170 Blairbowie £1160 Barneil £1155 Littlemill £1110 Rosemount & Blairbowie £1100 Laigh McGowanston £1090 Knockgerran & Carbieston Mains A/A: £1240 Shiel £1130 Whatriggs £1090 Busbie £1060 Walston £1040 Benston £1035 Laggan Sim: £1230 South Walton £1220 Low Ballees £1180 South Ballaird £114 High Garphar £1120 Busbie £1045 Maryport Char: £1220 Laigh McGowanston £1175 Dykes £1140 Cloquhairnan & Laigh McGowanston £1120 Chalmerston £1110 Helentongate £1080 Dykes £1030 Potterston Short: £1110 Chalmerston £1100 Brackenhills £1060 Chalmerston £1030 Mauchline Mains Hfd: £1070 Busbie £1030 Caprington Fries: £940 Mossend £870 Helentongate £850 Laggan & Hill of Ochiltree £830 Auchenbay £820 Laggan

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bullocks:

Blonde: 297.9p West Lochhead Char: 297.9p East Moorhouse Sal: 284.6p Lenamhor Lim: 283.6p Barskelly Sim: 244.8p Knowe A/Angus: 237.7p East Moorhouse Short: 233.3p Ceither Gaoithe Fr: 165.7p Laggan

Leading Prices (per head) Hfrs:

Lim: £1240 Yonderton £1140 South Walton £1120 & £1090 & £1005 Yonderton £1050 Carbieston Mains £1030 Low Ballees £1000 Busbie AA: £1230 Dalvennan £1100 Mid Skeog £1075 Dalvennan £1000 Busbie £960 Rigghead £950 Dalvennan Sim: £1160 High Garphar £1065 South Walton £1010 Low Ballees £1000 High Garphar £980 Busbie Char: £1115 & £1105 Chalmerston £1110 Potterston £1100 Laigh McGowanston £995 Laigh Corton Hfd: £1090 High Logan B/B: £1090 Kirkhill £1070 Auchenbay £1050 Knockterra & Over Auchetiber £1040 Whatriggs Short: £960 Chalmerston

Leading Prices (per head) Hfrs:

Sal: 258.3p Lenamhor Char: 246.2p East Moorhouse Lim: 241.9p Drumyeonmore Blonde: 234p West Lochhead B/B: 219P Whatriggs A/A: 217.7P Dalvennan Sim; 226.4p Potterston

1263 Store Lambs sold, all classes were again sharper on the week and with a bust ring of buyers present many more could have been sold to advantage. Top price today was £69 for an outstanding pen of Beltex Lambs from W & S Kerr (A Firm), High Boreland, Glenluce followed closely at £68.80 for a pen of Beltex Cross Lambs from Gonghill Farming Ltd,Auchenlongford. 499 Texel lambs sold averaged £62.66 (+ £2.84 on the week) The 1263 lambs sold averaged £54.91 (+ £2.79 on the week)

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Beltex: £69 High Boreland Beltex Cross: £68.80 Auchenlongford Suffolk: £68.50 Hartfield Texel: £68 Auchenhew (Arran) £67 Bushglen Texel Cross: £66.50 High Boreland & Wee Carleton Cont: £66.20 High Boreland Suffolk Cross: £66 Hartfield £65.80 High Garleffan £65.50 Auchenlongford Roussin: £65.20 Cairnhill (Reid) Cont Cross: £65 Bushglen Charollais: £64.50 Routdaneburn Halfbred: £64.50 Auchenhew (Arran) Charollais Cross: £64.50 Hartfield Lleyn: £64.50 Dollard (Thornhill) Halfbred Cross: £64.50 Windyedge (Duffin) Roussin Cross: £64.20 Cairnhill (Reid) Rouge: £64.20 Laight (Grierson) & Wee Carleton Mule: £56.50 Ardoch (Anderson) £56 Harplaw & Laight (Grierson) Cross: £55 Ardoch (Anderson) Bf: £56.50 Auchenlongford £55.50 Fechan