Farm markets

AYR – MONDAY 3rd AUGUST 2015

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, had forward 2289 sheep, comprising 1479 Prime Lambs, 810 Cast Ewes & Tups. Prime Lambs sold to a top price of 177.8p/kg for a pen of 45kg Beltex lambs from W Crawford & Sons, Mansefield Mains, New Cumnock with the overall average being 154.5p/kg (+ 16.8p on the week) with a small show of lambs forward for the first week in August all weights and breeds were easily cleared.

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Beltex: £84 Threepwood Sfk: £84 Ballochneil Cott Texel: £83 Sorn Mains £82.50 Mossend (McCubbin) Texel Cross: £82 Netherton (Semple) £81 Carsloe Beltex Cross: £80.50 Netherton (Semple) £80.50 St Murray Sfk Cross: £80 Ballochneil Cott Rouge: £80 Yonderton (Scott) Cont: £80 Mansfield Mains £79 Dykes (Hodge) Cont Cross: £78.50 St Murray £78 Dykes (Hodge) Rouge Cross: £78 Fisherton (Currie) Down: £78 Clonbeith £76.50 Mossend (McCubbin) Halfbred: £75 Jeanfield & Carsloe Charollais: £75 Clonbeith & Thomaston Charollais Cross: £74.50 Clonbeith

Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:

Beltex: 177.8p Mansefield Mains Sfk: 177.0p Dykes Texel: 170.7p Glenside (Burns) 168.2p Mansefield Mains Texel Cross: 168.1p Threepwood 168.0p Lindsayston Beltex Cross: 167.1p Dykes (Hodge) 167.1p Netherton (Semple) Sfk Cross: 166.7p Broadshean Rouge: 166.7p Altewan Cont: 165.1p Burnbank (McMillan) 164.6p Dykes (Hodge) Cont Cross: 164.5p Auchenroy 164.1p Netherton (Semple) Rouge Cross: 163.7p Balminnoch Down: 163.8p Rigghead 163.3p St Murray Halfbred: 163.3p Yonderton (Scott) 163.2p Lawhill Charollais: 163.1p Altewan 162.8p Sorn Mains Charollais Cross: 162.5p Drumtee

810 Cast Ewes & Tups were forward, heavy ewes would be £5 to £10 a head dearer on the week whilst Blackface ewes met a similar trade to last week. Top price today was £142 for an outstanding pen of Texel ewes from J & K Forsyth, Glenside, Maybole with the overall sale average being £60.96

Leading Prices (per head) Ewes:

Texel: £142 Glenside (Forsyth) Texel Cross: £127.50 Dykes (Hodge) £125 Glenside (Forsyth) Cont: £120.50 Glenside £119.50 Knockdon Suffolk: £116.50 Broomknowes Cont Cross: £115.50 Ochiltree Mains £114.50 Robston Beltex Cross: £114.50 Auchenroy £113.50 Dykes (Hodge) Beltex Cross: £108 Brockloch £107.50 East Revoch Rouge: £103.50 East Revoch £102 Hunterston Rouge Cross: £100 Back O Hill £99 Mansefield Mains Sfk Cross: £98.50 Broomknowes Half Bred: £97.50 Auchenroy Half Bred Cross: £96.50 Laigh Boreland £95 Netherton (Semple) Mule: £87 Back O Hill £83.50 Auchmillanhill Cross: £83.50 Crossgates £82.50 Laigh Boreland Blackface: £65 Brockloch £63.50 Laigh Alticane £60.50 Faulds (Wilson)

Cast Tups again were will bid for selling to a top price of £134.50 for a pen of Suffolk Tups from NJF Dalrymple-Hamilton, Shallochpark, Girvan

Leading Prices (per head) Tups:

Sfk:£134.50 Shallochpark Texel: £120.50 Shallochpark Texel Cross: £112.50 Knockdon Sfk Cross: £110 Conisby Char: £107.50 Rowanstone Half Bred: £105.50 Blair Farms.

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

TUESDAY 4 AUGUST 2015

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

From the 1st January 2015 sheep from the historic flock should be retagged prior to moving to market.

These older animals will have previously received non-electronic tags if born prior to 2010. To meet the current requirements they should be double tagged, one of which must be an electronic (EID) tag.

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 1600 Prime lambs and cast sheep on Tuesday 4th August 2015.

1389 lambs sold to average 158.53p per kg (SQQ 161.62)

Top per head was a pen of beltex lambs at £77 from Carsewalloch, Creetown closely followed by Texels at £76 from Cannee, Kirkcudbright and Suffolks at £76 from Lower Ardmannoch, Knockvennie. Top price per kilo was 184.6ppkg for a pen of 29 Beltex from Carsewalloch, Creetown.

211 Cast ewes and rams sold much dearer on the week especially fat ewes. Top was £94.50 for a pen of Texels from Cotland and Blackfaces to £62.50.

LAMBS

Light 32.1 – 39

Average 175.44 per kilo

Top Price 184.6p per kilo

Greyface

Meiklewood £57.50

Texel

Little Fenwick £68.50; Slatehouse £64.80; Torrs £63.50; Edgarton £60; Upper Hardland £58

Beltex

Carsewalloch £72; Farhills £65

Medium 39.1 – 45

Average 160.95p per kilo

Top Price 179p per kilo

Cheviot

Slatehouse £60

Greyface

Meiklewood £68.50; Lagganpark £63.20; Arndarroch £60; Upper Hardland £57

Suffolk

Meikle Kirkland £70; Castlehill £69.50; Potterland £68.80; Barbershall £68; Bardarroch £68; Townhead £66.80; Edgarton £66; Newmains £65.50 Glensone £65.50;

Texel

Drumcoultran £75.50; Romesbeoch £75; Lagganorie £73.50; Potterland £72; Brockloch £70.50; Dergoals £70.50; Finniness £70; Kenmure £70

Beltex

Carsewalloch £77; Farhills £67

Heavy 45.6 – 52

Average 145.68p per kilo

Top price 154.6p per kilo

Greyface

Culdoach £66.50

Suffolk

Lower Ardmannoch £76; Castlehill £70; Barbershall £70; Bardarroch £68.20

Texel

Cannee £76; Long Beoch £75; Lower Ardmannoch £74; Lagganorie £73.50;Low Arkland £70.80; Knocksheen £70; Meikle Kirkland £70;

EWES

Blackface

Shirmers £62.50; Meiklewood £56.50;

Lleyn

Tappit Lane £64

Cheviot

Cogarth £75.50; Slatehouse £72.50; Meikle Kirkland £71.50;

Greyface

High Borgue £85.50; Meikle Kirkland £81; Tappit Lane £80; Cullinaw £75; Shirmers £74

Texel

Cotland £94.50; High Borgue £92.50; Cogarth £90.50; Farhills £89; Finniness £88.50; Slatehouse £82.50

RAMS

Blackface

Meiklewood £75

TUESDAY 4 AUGUST 2015

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 1600 Prime lambs and cast sheep on Tuesday 4th August 2015.

1389 lambs sold to average 158.53p per kg (SQQ 161.62)

Top per head was a pen of beltex lambs at £77 from Carsewalloch, Creetown closely followed by Texels at £76 from Cannee, Kirkcudbright and Suffolks at £76 from Lower Ardmannoch, Knockvennie. Top price per kilo was 184.6ppkg for a pen of 29 Beltex from Carsewalloch, Creetown.

211 Cast ewes and rams sold much dearer on the week especially fat ewes. Top was £94.50 for a pen of Texels from Cotland and Blackfaces to £62.50.

LAMBS

Light 32.1 – 39

Average 175.44 per kilo

Top Price 184.6p per kilo

Greyface

Meiklewood £57.50

Texel

Little Fenwick £68.50; Slatehouse £64.80; Torrs £63.50; Edgarton £60; Upper Hardland £58

Beltex

Carsewalloch £72; Farhills £65

Medium 39.1 – 45

Average 160.95p per kilo

Top Price 179p per kilo

Cheviot

Slatehouse £60

Greyface

Meiklewood £68.50; Lagganpark £63.20; Arndarroch £60; Upper Hardland £57

Suffolk

Meikle Kirkland £70; Castlehill £69.50; Potterland £68.80; Barbershall £68; Bardarroch £68; Townhead £66.80; Edgarton £66; Newmains £65.50 Glensone £65.50;

Texel

Drumcoultran £75.50; Romesbeoch £75; Lagganorie £73.50; Potterland £72; Brockloch £70.50; Dergoals £70.50; Finniness £70; Kenmure £70

Beltex

Carsewalloch £77; Farhills £67

Heavy 45.6 – 52

Average 145.68p per kilo

Top price 154.6p per kilo

Greyface

Culdoach £66.50

Suffolk

Lower Ardmannoch £76; Castlehill £70; Barbershall £70; Bardarroch £68.20

Texel

Cannee £76; Long Beoch £75; Lower Ardmannoch £74; Lagganorie £73.50;Low Arkland £70.80; Knocksheen £70; Meikle Kirkland £70;

EWES

Blackface

Shirmers £62.50; Meiklewood £56.50;

Lleyn

Tappit Lane £64

Cheviot

Cogarth £75.50; Slatehouse £72.50; Meikle Kirkland £71.50;

Greyface

High Borgue £85.50; Meikle Kirkland £81; Tappit Lane £80; Cullinaw £75; Shirmers £74

Texel

Cotland £94.50; High Borgue £92.50; Cogarth £90.50; Farhills £89; Finniness £88.50; Slatehouse £82.50

RAMS

Blackface

Meiklewood £75