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PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

1585 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

1339 Prime Lambs again dearer on the week to average 151.8p/kg for the lot. Top price of £80 or 190.5p/kg was paid for 42kg Texels from A Sproat, Baldoon with heavyweights from the same home selling to £77.20 for a pen of 21 Texels scaling 52kg. 245 Cast Sheep easier sold than Monday. Peaking at £124 for a Suffolk from M/s Barrowmanm, Mid Knockglass. Beltex ewes sold to £92 from C Old, Corhulloch with mules to £66.50 for two pens from C Muir, Larg. Blackface Ewes sold to £58.50 from A Brooke, Carscreugh.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £80 & £77.20 Baldoon £76.80 & £76 Orchardton £76.20 High Boreland £76.20 & £75 Stewarton £75.20 Camrie £75 Mindork & Wee Carleton Beltex: £70.50 Auchleand Suffolk: £76 Low Clanyard £75.20 Camrie £75 High Glentriploch £75 Carslae £74.50 Baldoon £73.50 Low Clanyard Charolais: £77 (x2), £75.20, £73 & £70 Carslae Easy Care: £72 Genoch Mains Blackface: £65 Cuil, Dalhabboch & Boghouse £63 Cuil £62 & £60 Larg, Creetown Cross: £72.50 Pinvalley £67 Barlaughland & Mains of Penningham £65 Wee Carleton

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 190.5 & 176.2 Baldoon 174.4 Mindork 171.3 Kiltersan 171.2 Corhulloch 168.3, 167.5 & 166.2 East Barr 164.6 Clugston 162.8 Knockdaw Beltex: 168 Auchleand Suffolk: 162.8 Mid Knockglass 158.1 Carslae 156.4 Low Clanyard 156.3 Camrie 155.2 Baldoon Charolais: 162.8 Wee Carleton & Carslae 157.5 Corhulloch Blackface: 151.3 Drumblair 151.2 Dalhabboch & Boghouse 150 Larg & Cuil Cross: 158.8 Oakburn 150.5 Grennan

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Suffolk: £124 Mid Knockglass BFL: £99 High Ersock Zwartbles: £87 Stewarton

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £92 Corhulloch Texel Cross: £79 Rose Cottage Mule: £66.50 (x2) Larg Cheviot: £65 Kildarroch Lleyn Cross: £62.50 High Ersock Blackface: £58.50 Carscreugh £53.50 Boghouse £52.80 Derrie

AYR – MONDAY 23rd NOVEMBER

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 2052 Prime Lambs today, Lambs dearer today in particular heavy’s 2052 sold averaged 154p/kg. Top price of £83 was paid for heavyweights from W Brown, Laigh Drumdow, lightweights sold to 182.1p/kg for 42kg Texels from W Campbell, Low Holehouse.

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Sfk: £83 Laigh Drumdow £77.50 Barneil £77 Nether Heilar £75.80 Dustyhall £74 Dallowie & Barneil Texel: £80 Knockgerran, Knocterra & Laigh Tarbeg £79 Back O Hill £78 Brockloch £77.50 Bonnytonmoor, Back O Hill & Laigh Tarbeg £77.20 Barneil £77 Baidlandhill, Garfield & High Tarbeg Beltex: £80 £73 £72 £71 £70.50 Sorn Mains £72.50 £71.50 Knockgerran £75 Laigland £72.50 Mid Brockloch £71 Yonderton Char: £76 Greenridge & Chapelton £74.20 Sandhill £71.50 Castlemains Cross: £75.50 Castlemains £71.80 Sandhill £68.50 Lagg £67 Wee Carlton Bf: £68 £64 East Moorhouses £62 Bonnytonmoor

Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:

Sfk: 164.1p Balminnoch 163.4p Mid Brockloch 160.5p Clonbeith 159.5p High Richmond 158.1p Burnhouse 156p Dallowie Texel: 152.1p Low Holehouse 175.6p Barrance 173.8p Threepwood 171.7p Back O Hill 170.7p Dallowie 170.2p Brockloch 169.5p Barneil 169.2p Low Holehouse 168.6p Knockgardner 168.4p Torbeg Beltex: 180p Balminnoch 173.9p 173.8p 173.2p 172p Sorn Mains Char: 167.8p Mid Brockloch 167.5p 165.5p Barrance Cross: 156.1p Barnmeil 153.5p Wee Carlton Bf: 152.4p East Moorhouse

680 Cast Sheep sold, Cast Sheep bit steadier, lean types still well bid for fatter types cheaper. Top price of £93 was paid for a Beltex Tup from W Parker, Oldhall. Ewes sold to £89 for Texels from W Logan, Brockloch more Ewes to £68 from M/s Watson, Muir and M/s McFarlane, Clonbeith

Leading Prices (per head) Rams:

Beltex: £93 Oldhall Bfl: £85 Oldhall Lleyn: £80 Dustyhall Cross: £77 Lagg

Leading Prices (per head) Cast Ewes:

Tex: £89 Brockloch Tex Cross: £77.50 Knocklee Beltex Cross: £83 Blairston Mains Sfk: £86 Laigh Drumdow Lleyn: £73 Barnford Chev: £72.50 Glenside (K/Michael) Mule: £68 Muir & Clonbeith Char Cross: £65 Laigland Bfl: £67 Brockloch Border Leic: £66 High Kilphin Bf: £59 North Ballaird.

AYR – TUESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2015

A small offering of 11 Dairy Cattle at our weekly sale, the whole sale average £1225 and topped of £1520 for a well balanced HF Heifer off Messrs M Bryson, Whiteflat.

Leading Prices (per head):

Hf Hfr: £1520 Whiteflat £1500 Bogwood £1450 Langlands £1250 (x2) Tannockhill Hf Cow: £1120 Ladehead

A much smaller show of 106 Calves and Stirks with many calves could have been sold to advantage

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Bulls:

BBx: £425 East Brockloch £390 & £375 Langside (Gray) £365 Craigie Mains Limx: £330 Ballycurrie £300 Airtnoch £275 Kirkhill AAx: £260 Tarshaw

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Hfrs:

BBx: £420 & £410 (x2) East Brockloch £385 (x2) £360 East St Colmac Limx: £300 Kirkhill £260 Boreland £250 Kirkhill AAx: £250 (x3) Commonpark

Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Blks:

Simx: £760 & £680 North Biggart Limx: £700 Auchenflower £600 Kerrycroy AAx: £660 Hillhead (Arran) £610 Kerrycroy

Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Hfrs:

Charx: £700 Hallowchapel £550 Lenamhor AAx: £600 Hillhead (Arran)

Sold 314 Prime and Cast Cattle at their sale in Ayr.

9 Prime Heifers averaged 225.08p/kg or £1229.65

3 Young Bulls averaged 161.57p/kg or £1044.87

Top price of the day was 236p/kg for a smart Limousin Cross Heifer off Dykes, Auchinleck or £1357 for the same. Young Bulls to 187p/kg for a Charolais off East Moorhouse or £1222.50 for an AA off Laigh Drumdow.

Leading Prices (per kilo) Hfrs:

Lim: 236p Dykes 213p 225p & 223p (x2) Auchentibbert Char: 218p Auchentibbert

Leading Prices (per head) Cast Ring:

Bulls topped at £800 for a Luing off Viewfield and a Friesian off Barmickhill, Beef Cows to £1230 for a Limousin off South Craigton or 181p/kg for an AA off Birchburn. Dairy Cattle to £930 for a Friesian off Auchleach or 152.7p/kg for a Montbeliarde off Botherickfield

An abundance of lean Dairy types would be cheaper especially if they happened not to be Scottish Farm Assured.

7 Bulls averaged 81.41p/kg

85 Beef Cows averaged 100.74p/kg

210 Dairy Cows averaged 73.41p/kg

10 Clean Cattle averaged 121.76p/kg

Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:

Luing: £800 Viewfield Fries: £800 Barmickhill Char: £720 Hill AA: £720 Altgolath BB: £700 Torhousemuir

Leading Prices (per head) Cows:

Lim: £1230 South Craigton £1150 Little Creoch AA: £1140 (X2) Birchburn £880 Quilkieston Sim: £980 Easter Hillhouse £970 & £920 Birchburn (Arran) Sal: £920 Dalhanna Char: £880 Over Glaisnock Short: £800 Garpin BB: £790 Broadshean Hfd: £740 Haddockstone Fries: £930 Auchleach £920 Auchenbay & Murroch £900 Muirhouse £830 Culscadden Mont: £840 Botherickfield £820 Ravenstone Mains Ayrs: £720 Heighton Lim Blks: £960 Burnbank Short Blks: £912 West Glensherraig Ayrs Blks: £900 Heighton Fries Blks: £730 Deaconhill.

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 23RD NOVEMBER

STORE CATTLE AND OTM CATTLE

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly sale of 95 OTM and Store Cattle on Monday 23rd November 2015.

A small show of store cattle sold very easily maintaining recent rates. Topping the sale at £1080 was a Simmental heifer from The Firm of A M Brown, Drumhumphry, Corsock. A Simmental bull from Graplin Farm topped the males at £885 whilst Limousin x bullock calves from H & N Armstrong, Farhills topped the section at 218p per kg. Limousin heifers from the same home sold to 210.1p per kg. Overall averages saw the bullocks level at 198p per kg whilst the heifers were 190p per kg.

The OTM sale comprised of a larger percentage of small Galloway and Blue Grey hill type cattle but despite this all classes were dearer than the previous sale. Topping the sale £1165.12 or 176p per kg was an overage heifer from J J & I Baird, Potterland. Cast cows sold to £1010.52 for a Simmental from Trolane and to 136p for a Limousin from Upper Hardland. Cast bulls sold to £719.44 or 92p per kg for a Simmental from Cannee. Overall average was 99p per kg.

Bullocks

Limousin

Farhills £715

Simmental

Graplin Farms £885

Heifers

Angus

Trolane £995

Limousin

Potteland £980

Simmental

Drumhumphry £1080; Trolane £990; Graplin £945

Shorthorn

Knocksheen £920

OTM Auction

Heifers

Galloway

Drumhumphry £960

Simmental

Potterland £1165

Bulls

Simmental

Cannee £719

Cows

Angus

Kenmure £797

Galloway

Garrarie £716; Blackhills £708

Limousin

Upper Hardland £898; Potterland £835

Luing

Wellhill £763

Simmental

Trolane £1010; Graplin £924

White Galloway

Ardwall £619

South Devon

Garrarie £749

Holstein

Risk £707

Ayrshire

Blackpark £624

TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

Wallets Marts castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 2682 Prime lambs and cast sheep on Tuesday 24th November 2015.

2029 prime lambs sold to average 156.6 (SQQ 161.22). All classes of lambs sharper on the week with a much larger show of sheep forward.

Lambs today sold to a top of £80 from Messrs Fisher, Flathill, Dundrennan closely followed at £78 x 3 firstly for a pen of Suffolks from Messrs Gallacher, Knockenhair, Sanquhar then for a pen of Texels from Messrs Kerr, Fagra, Dundrennan then for a pen of 16 Texels scaling 42.5kg from Douganhill Farms which were top price per kg at 183.5ppk.

653 cast sheep sold very similar again to £91 for a Texel Ram from Arvie, Corsock. Ewes to £77 for Texels from Farhills and Blackface to £54 from Meikle Carton.

LAMBS

Light 32.1 – 39

Average 152.06p per kilo

Top Price 174.4p per kilo

Texel

Low Arkland £68; Southwick £64.80, £64; Poldean £64

Beltex

Corra £60; Airyolland £60;

Suffolk

Castlehill £59.20

Cheviot

Airyolland £58, £55

Blackface

Lochside £52.20; Barholm £51; Miefield £50.50

Greyface

Lochside £53.20; Barholm £53

Medium 39.1 - 45

Average 163.38p per kilo

Top Price 183.5p per kilo

Beltex

Balmangan £76, £74; Corra £73; Lennox Plunton £72.50; Poldean £72.80, £69.50; Balgerran £74, £73, £72

Texel

Douganhill £78, £76.80; Upper Ardmannoch £77.50, £75.50; Fagra £76.80; Irelandton £75.20; Southwick £75; Galtway £74.80; Lagganpark £74.80; Newmains £74.50

Suffolk

Balmangan £74; Castlehill £73.50; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £72.50; Fellend £70.50

Cheviot

Irelandton £71

Roussin

Kirkbride, Auldgirth £72

Greyface

Lowes £60; Shirmers £60; Miefield £59

Blackface

Glenmanna £65

Heavy 45.6 - 52

Average 149.01p per kilo

Top Price 164.9p per kilo

Texel

Flathill £80; Fagra £78; Upper Ardmannoch £77; Potterland £77; Douganhill £76.50 x 2; Flathill £76.50; Spittal £76.50

Suffolk

Galtway £76.50, £73.50 ; Potterland £75; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £73.50

Blackface

Glenmanna £67

Greyface

Old Post Office £67.20; Culdoach £66

Super Heavy 52+

Average 142.1p per kilo

Top price 146.2p per kilo

Texel

Flathill £77.20; Knockenhair £77.20; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £77; Low Arkland £77

Suffolk

Knockenhair £78; Longbeoch £76.20; Galtway £76

Ewes

Blackface

Meikle Carton £54; Blackcraig £53.50; High Barcaple £53

BFL

Lochside £74; Low Arkland £67; Eastlands £63; Buccleuch £62

Lleyn

Poldean £59.50

Cheviot

South Quintenespie £50

Greyface

Nether Corsock £64; Mill of Plunton £63; Long Beoch £63; Miefield £62

Texel

Farhills £77; Low Arkland £71

Rams

Texel

Arvie £91

Blackface

High Creoch £57; Glenmanna £55

BFL

Buccleuch £79