Farm markets

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2015

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

1864 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

1510 Prime Lambs sold to average 154p/kg. The 925 SQQ lambs averaged 157p/kg. Big heavy types still good to sell with the 330 lambs scaling 47kg and above averaging 149p/kg. Heavy weight lambs sold to £85 for Texels from James Maxwell, Barledziew. Whilst Lightweights sold to 175p/kg from A Vance, Bridgehouse. Cast sheep sold better than anticipated with a top price of £114 paid for Texel ewes from James Maxwell, Barledziew. Cast tups sold to £94.50 for Cheviots from M McCornick, Boreland, Kirkcowan. Mule ewes sold to £75.50 from A Hose, Maryport and Blackfaces to £61.50 from D Wilson, Kirkmabreck.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £85 & £74.20 Barledziew £78.50 Bridgehouse £76 No 3 South Balfern, Maryport & Pinmore Mains £75.50 Claycrop £75 Pinclanty £72.20 & £72 Barlauchlan Beltex: £77 & £73 Pinmore Mains £74.50, £73.80 & £71.80 Castlewigg £71.20 & £71 Corhulloch £70.80 Mains of Dhulloch £70.20 Castlewigg Suffolk: £77 Little Torhouse £76 (x2) Boghouse £75.80 & £71.80 Mid Skeog £74 (x2) Baltersan £72 Whitecairn £70.80 Garrochtrie Charolais: £67 & £65.20 kildarroch £65.20 Boghouse Roussin: £71 & £70 Boreland, Kirkcowan Cross: £73.50 & £68.80 Barlauchlan £67 Garrochtrtie £65 Grennan £62.80 Kirkmabreck Ryeland: £61.50 Nether Cleugh

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 175 Bridgehouse 172.5 Nether Cleugh & Daldowie 167.1 Larg, Newton Stewart 165.4 Druchtag 164.8 Pinmore Mains Beltex: 173.8 Pinmore Mains 171 & 162.2 Castlewigg 167.8 & 165.1 Corhulloch 165 & 161.9 Kirkmabreck 165 Kirranrae Ryeland: 157.7 Nether Cleugh Suffolk: 159.5 Baltersan 158.5 Druchtag 155.2 Shennanton 155.1 Boghouse 153.2 Auchneight Roussin: 153 Boreland, Kirkcowan Cross: 155.6 Boreland 143.3 & 141.4 Barlauchlan 142.9 & 142.6 Garrochtrie 142.7 Kirkmabreck

Cast Tups (Leading prices):

Cheviot: £94.50 Cheviot

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices):

Texel: £114 & £109 Barledziew £111 Bridgehouse £108 Boreland, Kirkcowan Beltex: £90 Boreland, Kirkcowan BFL: £85 Garheugh, Port William £77 High Ersock Texel Cross: £80.50 No3 South Balfern £75.50 Auchneight Cross: £75.50 Maryport Roussin: £73.50 Boreland, Kirkcowan Cheviot: £70.50 Kildarroch Lleyn: £70 (x2) Viewfield Blackface: £61.50 Kirkmabreck £55 Garheugh, Port William £54 Low Glasnick £53.50 High Ersock £52.50 Balmurrie