Farm Markets

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd

Newton Stewart

Wednesday 18th May 2011

518 Prime and Cast Sheep Sold.

A good offering of Lambs saw the 167 sold averaging 265.3p k.g. Peaking at £130 for 44 k/g Texels (295.5p k/g) from M/s Wallace, High Glentriploch. Suffolk lambs sold to 294.9p k/g for 39 k/g lambs from M/s Wallace, Claycrop. 226 Hoggets averaged 203.1p k/g peaking at £102 for Texels from M/s Baillie, Low Glasnick. Cast Sheep peaked at £132 for Texels Tups from R Vance, Barvenrochan. Ewes peaked at £100 for Texels from M/s Wilson, Baryerrock.

Lambs (pence per kilo

Texel: 295.5 High Glentriploch 280 Claycrop 270.9 Baryerrock Suffolk: 294.9 & 280 Claycrop 277.3 Baryerrock 276.2 High Glentriploch

Lambs (price per head):

Texel: £130 High Glentriploch £119 Dinnans £117 High Glentriploch Suffolk: £124 High Barness £122 & £120 Baryerrock £120 (x2) High Glentriploch

Hoggets (pence per kilo):

Texel: 220.5 Auchenree Cross: 222 Cairnbowie Blackface: 230.8 & 226.3 Low Glasnick 223 Cairnbowie & Farden

Hoggets (price per head):

Texel: £102 Low Glasnick £100 (x2) Barvernochan Cross: £95 Low Glasnick Blackface: £92 Barnvannoch £91.50 & £91 Farden

Cast Tups:

Texel: £138 & £124 Barvernochan Suffolk: £136 Drumtroddan

Cast Ewes:

Texel X: £100 Baryerrock Suffolk X: £96 Claycrop Cross: £89 Galdenoch Blackface: £75 Bagbie

AYR – Tuesday 17th May

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, had 31 Prime Cattle.

Trade very firm with quality butcher types in excess of £2 per kg, top price of the day was 204p/kg for Limousin Heifers off Duchra and Daljedburgh or £1136.80 for a Limousin Heifer off Daljedburgh. Bullocks topped at 200p/kg for a Limousin off Dykes Farms or £1303.12 for a Charolais Bullock off the same, Young Bulls peaked at 179p/kg twice for Limousins off Duchra or £1276 from the same home.

Heifers (per kilo):

Limousin: 204p/kg Duchra & Daljedburgh 203p & 200p Daljedburgh 199p & 198p Challochmun

Bullocks (per kilo):

Limousin: 200p Dykes Farms 194p Challochmun Charolais: 187.5p Dykes Farms A/Angus: 189p Glenlea Frieisan: 128.5p Deaconhill

Bulls (per kilo):

Limousin: 179p (2) 177.5p, 176p Duchra Simmental: 168p Glenturk

Six Dairy cattle, 65 calves & 36 stirks sold today.

Dairy cattle topped at £2100 for a calved heifer off Boclair.

Friesian calved Heifer: £2100 & £2000 Boclair

Ayrshire calved Heifer: £1680 Burnbank, Kilmacolm

Calves: Trade dearest so far this year.

Bulls:

B/Blue: £350 Tarshaw £280 Bruntland Limousin: £340 & £330 Crookedstonemuir Montbeliarde: £335 Over Enoch Simmental: £290 East Brockloch A/Angus: £290 Low Drumclog Frieisan: £165 Pennymore

Heifers:

B/Blue: £310 East Brockloch £300 Broadhead £290 (2) Bruntland & Whitehill A/Angus: £290 Whitehill

Aged Calves:

Charolais Bull: £455 Meadownay Limousin Bull: £405 Annabagleish £365 Bowes A/Angus Bull: £320 Meikle Laight B/Blue Bull: £315 East St Colmac Hereford Bull: £305 Bowes B/Blue Hfr: £325 (2) East St Colmac A/Angus Hfr: £340 Hill of Ochiltree

Stirks: Trade similar

Bulls: A/Angus: £530 Dunrod Simmental: £440 Burnton (Sharp) Friesian: £390 South Barr (Beith)

Bullocks: Limousin: £640 & £620 Garrochtrie Montbeliarde: £390 Over Enoch

Heifers: Limousin: £450 Garrochtrie £420 Arnsow & Upper Ettrick

180 Cast Cows and 11 Bulls sold.

Cows sold dearer again with quality sorts in demand.

108 Beef Cows averaged 127.6p/kg

72 Dairy Cows averaged 114.2p/kg

Bulls peaked at £1230 for a Simmental off Burnton, Dalrymple or 146.4p/kg. Beef Cows topped at £1200 for a B/Blue Cross off Fisherton or 152.1p/kg for a B/Blue off Knockterra. Dairy Cows to £1045 for a Friesian off Sloehabbert or 147.5p/kg for a Friesian off Laigh Castleton. Clean Cattle sold to £930 for a Limousin off Silverigg or 167.3p/kg for a B/Blue Heifer off the same home.

Bulls (per head):

Simmental: £1230 Burnton £1150 Craigmine Charolais: £1020 Carsecreugh Limousin: £1000 Little Larg Friesian: £800 South Barr (Beith) Saler: £840 Laight (Dalmellington) A/Angus: £800 Mackiesmill

Cows (per head):

B/Blue: £1200 Fisherton £920 Genoch Mains Limousin: £1100 & £1050 Fisherton £1040 Dindinnie A/Angus: £1100, £1050 & £1040 Genoch Mains £925 Littleton South Devon: £960 Bagbie Simmental: £980 Langalbuinach £950 Holmes (Drybridge) £920 Dindinnie Charolais: £960 Carsloe Shorthorn: £700 Carston Galloway: £670 Drumbowie Friesian: £1045 Sloehabbert £1040 Low Castleton £1000 South Corton £900 Stoneside Ayrshire: £725 Whitehill (Dailly)

Limousin Hfrs: £930 Silverigg B/Blue Hfrs: £920 Silverigg Friesian Blk: £710 Deaconhill.

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas

TUESDAY 17TH MAY 2011.

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited had forward 432 prime and cast sheep at their weekly sale. 53 spring lambs forward ranged from 32 – 50 kgs, with an overall average of 260.6p being achieved. Top price per kilo of 275p for a smart pen of heavyweight Texels from

N Evans, Halmyre. Top price per head of £123 for a pen of Charollais from M Clingan, Little Cocklick. A pen of 32kg Texels made £85 or 265p from Airds of Balcary.

A smaller offering of hoggs averaged 219.9p and sold to 239p for Blackfaces from Barholm, followed at 237p for Texels from Southwick Farms. Top price per head of £105 for Texels hoggs from Barlocco.

216 cast ewes and rams were £4 to £5 cheaper on the week selling to £129 for a pen of Suffolks from D Carson, Hawhill Cottage.

LAMBS

Light 32.1 – 39 kg

Average: 258.5p per kilo

Top Price: 263p per kilo

Suffolk

Halmyre £100.50

Texel

Airds of Balcary £100;

Medium 39.1 – 45.5 kg

Average: 258.7p per kilo

Top Price: 272p per kilo

Suffolk

Meikle Cloak £110;

Texel

Halmyre £115.50.

HOGGS

Light 32.1 – 39 kg

Average: 224.8p per kilo

Top Price: 239p per kilo

Blackface

Barholm £86.50; Burnfoot £84; Newton £82;

Crossbred

Newan £81.50; Barholm £80;

Texel

Southwick £90;

Medium 39.1 – 45.5 kg

Average: 207.3p per kilo

Top Price: 231p per kilo

Blackface

Burnfoot £90;

Crossbred

Barholm £95;

Texel

Newton £96; Barlocco £93; Edgarton £92.50; Byrecroft £92; Southwick £90; Crofts £90;

Heavy 45.6 – 52 kg

Average: 191.9p per kilo Top Price: 207p per kilo

Crossbred

Barlocco £90;

Suffolk

Barlocco £98;

Texel

Southwick £100; Whiteside £95; Galtway £95; Byrecroft £95; Trowdale £91; Barlocco £90; Edgarton £90; Hawhill Cottage £90;

CAST EWES & RAMS

Blackface Ewes

Mossyard £74.50; Miefield £71; Newton £70; Lowes £61.50; Burnfoot £60;

Bluefaced Leicester Ewes

Mossyard £100;

Cheviot Ewes

West Auchensheen £93;

Crossbred Ewes

Newton £88.50; Carleton £88; Trowdale £87; Newen £84.50; Mossyard £81; West Auchensheen £81; Potterland £81; Byrecroft £80.50; Airds of Balcary £80; Crofts £79;

Suffolk Ewes

Hawhill Cottage £129;

Texel Ewes

Trowdale £113; Bombie £106; Hawhill Cottage £97; Southwick £96; Byrecroft £95;

Gritstone Ewes

Drumlea £87.50;

Bluefaced Leicester Rams

Barholm £108;

Texel Rams

Byrecroft £118.