Newton Stewart Market

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PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 29TH MARCH 2017

2260 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

2117 prime hoggets sold dearer to average 175p/kg throughout. Top price per head of £87 was paid for a pen of heavyweight Cheviots from Cairndoon and to 206p/kg for Beltex from Castlewigg. The 1464 Blackface hoggets averaged 177p/kg. Peaking at £85 for two pens of heavyweights from M/s Forsyth, Baltier and to 185.1p/kg from Drannandow & High Craigcaffie. Cast sheep scarce and dear peaking at £140 for a Charolais Tup from R Templeton, Carslae. Ewes to £120 for Beltex from McCornick, Boreland, Kirkcowan. Mule ewes to £98 from M/s Gwynne, Castlewigg.

Hoggets (Leading Prices Per Head):

Cheviot: £87, £85.50 & £80 Cairndoon £80 Boreland Texel: £86.80 (x2), £85.50 & £81 Barvernochan £86.20 Antrim Terrace £86 & £85.80 Orchardton £85.50 Meikle Tongue £85 Awhirk £84 Spittal £83 Farden Charolais: £86.20 Carslae £85 Boreland Suffolk: £84 Glenstables Blackface: £85 (x2) Baltier £81.20 Low Glasnick £80 Knockiebae, Baltier, Low Glasnick & Barnvannoch Beltex: £78 & £76 Castlewigg Lleyn: £82.50 & £79.20 Genoch Mains £77 North Drummoddie Cross: £81.20 & £80 Farden £81 Meikle Tongue £79 Low Glasnick

Hoggets (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Cheviot: 198.8, 195.1 & 186.1 Cairndoon Texel: 196.3 Dalhabboch 193.9 Orchardton 190.2 Dunkeld 188.4 Antrim Terrace 187.5 Pularyan 176.6 Farden Charolais: 177.1 Boreland 172.4 Carslae Suffolk: 185 Mid Skeog Blackface: 185.1 Drannandow & Old Hall 185 (x2) Baltier 184.7 (x2) Markdhu 182.3 Risk 181.1 Glenvernoch Beltex: 205.9 & 200 Castlewigg Lleyn: 188.6 & 175.5 Genoch Mains Cross: 178.2 Creeside 170.7 Awhirk 170.2 Farden

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Charolais: £140 Carslae Roussin: £101 Boreland Texel: £96 Barvernochan Cheviot: £95 Boreland

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £120 Boreland £95 Castlewigg £94 Carslae Charolais: £118 & £97 Carslae Texel: £117 Castlewigg & Carslae Texel Cross: £104 South Clutag & Carslae BFL: £103 Mid Knockglass Mule: £98 Castlewigg £87.50 Spittal £87 Carslae £81 Mid Skeog Cheviot: £83 Boreland £81, £73 & £71 Kildarroch Blackface: £64 Mid Knockglass £62.50 Knockiebae £55 Barnvannoch £54.50 Barholm