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WEDNESDAY 6TH AUGUST 2015 – NEWTON STEWART MART

1048 Prime and Cast Sheep sold. All classes saw a big rise on the week to average 150.9 pence per kilo, peaking at £75.50 for heavyweight Texels from B Hutchison, Docherneil and to 168 pence per kilo for Texels from S Dunlop, Balminnoch.

The 864 Lambs avereaged150.9 pence per kilo.

184 Cast Sheep were a steady trade with a top of £95 for Cheviot Tups from Messrs Currie, Pinclanty. Ewes peaked at £80 for Texel Crosses from A Hose, Maryport and Blackface Ewes to £59 from Messrs Paton, Craig Farm.

LAMBS TOP PRICE PER HEAD

Texel: £75.50 Docherneil, £75 Craig, Straiton, £73.50 Holm, Kirkcowan, £70 Pinminnoch, Port Patrick, Pinclanty & Clearview. Suffolk: £75, £70 High Ersock, £69 Challochmun, £68 Clauchrie. Cross: £68 Pinclanty, £65 Cuil, £63 Craig. Beltex: £68, £65.50 Baryerrock.

Lleyn: £63 Barwhanny.

LAMBS TOP PRICE PER KILO

Texel: 168.0p/k Balminnoch, 164.0p/k Borland, 162.0p/k Mid Skeog, 160.0p/k Baing, 160.0p/k Holm, 157.0 p/k (x2) Daldowie & East Barr. Suffolk: 151.0p/k Barncorkrie, 150.0p/k Balminnoch & Mid Skeog. Cross: 147.0p/k Craig, 143.0p/k Cuil. Beltex: 149.0p/k Baryerrock. Lleyn: 154.0p/k Barwhanny.

CAST SHEEP

Cheviot Tups: £95 Pinclanty. Texel x Ewes: £80, £79 Maryport. Mule: £70 Maryport. Lleyn: £67 High Ersock. Blackface: £59 Craig. Cheviot: £64.80 Garrochtrie.