Farming markets

Castle douglas

TUESDAY 14th June 2016

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

PLEASE NOTE AS OF TUESDAY 21ST JUNE PRIME LAMBS SHALL COMMENCE AT 10.30 PROMPT.

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 648 prime lambs and cast sheep.

549 prime lambs sold to average 179.48. All classes were harder to sell following on from Mondays trade which fell all day.

Top price per head was £87 for Texels from Messrs Porteous, Barbershall, which were also top price per kilo at 212p.

As small show of hoggs sold to £68.50 for Texels from Barcloy.

Cast sheep were again cheaper selling to a top of £113 for Texel rams from Gelston Castle.

95 32.1-39 Av 190.44p

Top Price per Kg 199.5p

Texel

£77 West Barmoffity; £75 Barnbackle; £74 Barlocco; £73 West Barmoffity

Charollais

£71 Park of Tongland

Suffolk

£70.50 Park of Tongland

394 39.1-45.5 Av 178p

Top Price per Kg 212p

Texel

£87 Barbershall; £80 Meiklewood; £80 Barlocco; £79 Halmyre; £78 Cotland; £78 (x2) Gelston Castle; £78 (x2) Low Arkland

Suffolk

£74.20 Culnaightrie; £74 Barlocco; £73 Castlehill; £72.50 Park of Tongland

58 45.6-52 Av 167p

Top Price per Kg 173.9p

Texel

£85 Gelston Castle; £81.50 Barbershall; £80 Halmyre; £80 Shirmers; £80 West Barmoffity; £80 Culnaightrie Suffolk

£82 Cotland; £80, £79 Culnaightrie; £79 Barbershall

Texel Hoggs

£68.50, £64 Barcloy

EWES

Lleyn

£70.50 Barcloy; £63.50 Buittle Mains

Cheviot

£65.50, £55 West Auchensheen

Greyfaced

£65.50 West Auchensheen

BFL

£67.50, £64.50 Upper Hardland

Texel

£69 Cotland

Blackface

£56, £54.50 High Barcaple; £50 Dromore, Gatehouse of Fleet

RAMS

Texel

£113, £94 Gelston Castle

Newton Stewart

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 15TH JUNE 2016

511 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

331 Lambs averaged 173.3p/kg. peaking at £82 for heavyweight Suffolks from D Wilson, Glengyre and to 182p/kg from M/s Wilson, Baryerrock. 69 Hoggets peaked at £64 for Cheviots from Garrochtrie. Cast sheep sold to £90 for Blackface Tups from E Scott, Mains of park.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head): Sufoflk: £82 Glengyre £78 High Barness £77 (x2) Claycrop £76.80 High Barness Texel: £80 Baryerrock £78 Gleniron £77 Dinnans & Port O’ Spittal Beltex: £72.50 Baryerrock

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo): Suffolk: 175.6 Baryerrock & Claycrop Texel: 181.8 Baryerrock 180.3 Galdenoch 180 Gleniron 178.8 port O’ Spittal 178 Galdenoch Beltex: 181.6 Baryerrock

Hoggets (Leading Prices Per Head): Cheviot: £64 Garrochtrie Blackface: £57 Larg, Bargrennan

Cast Tups (Leading Prices): Blackface: £90 Mains of Park

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices): Suffolk Cross: £70 Garrochtrie Texel Cross: £88.50 Boreland Mule: £63.40 Boreland Blackface: £56.50 Low Glasnick

AYR

TUESDAY 14th JUNE 2016

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 9 Prime Cattle, all good heifers easily sold. Top price of 229p/kg was paid for a homebred Limousin from J Sloan, Dormieston. 9 Heifers averaged 217p/kg

Lim Hfrs: 229p 221p Daljedburgh 223p Boreland 220p 218p Duchra Char Hfrs: 196p Brownsfield

140 in Rough Ring

All classes easily sold with Bulls peaking at £1330 for a Charolais from Messrs Brown, Caprickhill, cows sold to £1050 for a BBx shown by Mr J Lamb, Burton Farm, steers sold to £970 for a Black & White from N Brown, Threemark and to 169p/kg for a Limousin Cross from Mr Brown. Dairy cows to £900 for a Black & White from Messrs Harper, Kaimhill

5 Bulls averaged 129.2p/kg; 15 Steers averaged 153.8p/kg; 82 Dairy Cows averaged 90.6p/kg; 38 Beef cows averaged 123.8p/kg

BBx: £1050 Burnton Simx: £1010 Riggfoot Gall: £970 Garrochtrie Lim Cross: £920 North Garphar AAx: £900 South Milton B&W: £900 Kaimhill Here: £870 High Wexford

BBx Hfrs: £940 Auchenbay B&W Steers: £970 £950 (x2) £940 (x2) High Threemark Lim Steers: £1040 High Threemark

4 Dairy Cattle and 83 Calves and Stirks at our weekly sale. Dairy cattle peaked at £1450 on two separate occasions firstly for a HF Heifer off Messrs J Craig, Tannockhill and then also for a HF Heifer off Messrs R Scott, Shacklehill. The whole sale average £1350. Topping the calves was A & C Robertson, East St Colmac, Rothesay for a BBx Bull which fetched for £550 and stirks peaked at £1010 (x2) off Messrs J Agnew, Little Airies for a Limousin Cross and a Charolais Cross Bullock.

Leading Prices (per head) Cattle: HF Hfrs: £1450 (x2) Tannockhill & Shacklehill HF Cows: 1400 Ladehead Ayrs Cows: £1100 Ladehead

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Bulls: BBx: £550 East St Colmac £540 East Brockloch £540 & £510 East St Colmac AAx: £450 (x2) High Auchensale & East Brockloch £370 (x2) Broadhead & Glanderston £340 Overton (Ayr) Limx: £360 & £350 Clauchlands £350 West Brockloch £345 & £340 Clauchlands Sax: £400 Pinmore Mains

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Hfrs: BBx: £545 East St Colmac £440 East Brockloch £430 Helenton Mains Limx: £540 £390 Whitehill (Drongan) £380 £370 £365 Clauchlands £360 East Brockloch Charx: £480 Pinmore Mains £340 Pinmore Mains AAx: