Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Auction Mart
Newton Stewart Auction Mart

On Wednesday 12th July, Craig Wilson Ltd, Livestock Auction Mart, Newton Stewart had forward 1076 Sheep, comprising 944 Prime Lambs, 132 Cast Ewes & Tups. Prime Lambs sold a top price of 231.7p per Kilo for a pen of 41kg Beltex Lambs from Brian Vance, Mid Skeog, Whithorn, with the overall average being 214.2p per kilo (+5.1p on the week). All classes were keenly bed for resulting in a lower trade.

Lambs (Price per Head)

Beltex: £109 Little Galdenoch £105 Viewhills Suffolk: £104 Low Mains £103.5 Little Torhouse £101.50 Redbrae & Gowlands Texel: £102 Viewhills Continental £100 Little Galdenoch £99.80 Claycrop Continental Cross: £99.50 High Balcray Halfbred: £99.50 Gowlands Blue Texel: £97.50 Balgracie & Straid £96 Viewhills & Boghouse £95.50 Spittal Rouge: £95.50 Boghouse & Mid Skeog Charolais: £94.80 Baryerrock

Lambs (Price per Kilo)

Beltex: 231.7 Mid Skeog 230.8 Carslae Suffolk: 229.8 Viewfield 228.6 Boghouse 225 Claycrop 224.1 Carslae 223.1 Balkissock Texel: 225 Little Galdenoch 221.4 Claycrop Continental: 221.3 Broughton Mains 221.3 Boreland (x2) Blue Texel: 220.5 Claycrop 220.1 Boghouse 219.5 Rose Cottage, Claycrop & Baryerrock Rouge: 219.1 Carslae & Viewfield Charolais: £219.1 Spittal

132 Case Ewes were forward. Heavy Ewes sold to £123 for a pen of Suffolk Ewes from J McNeillie, High Balcray, Whithorn and averaged £84.14 per head. Light Ewes sold to a top of £68.50 for a pen of Blackface Ewes from T Cannon, Little Torhouse, Wigtown. Ewes again met extreme rates, especially for at this time of year.

Suffolk: £123 & £117.50 High Balcray Texel: £118.50, £113.50 & £107.50 Duchra Continental: £102.50 & £92.50 Farden £96.50 Duchra £94 Mid Skeog Beltex: £88.50 Rose Cottage £88 Mid Skeog £87.50 Farden Mule: £83 Mid Skeog £82.50 & £76.50 Straid Blackface: £68.50 Little Torhouse £60.50 Farden