Farm markets

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

ANNUAL TUP SALE

SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2015

98 Tups sold at Newton Stewart’s Annual Tup Sale.

Numbers down on the year, tups would be easier cashed than anticipated. Today’s sale was topped at £540 on two occasions for cracking Texel Shearlings from John Clark’s annual consignment from West Glengyre. John’s good run continued selling another four for the second top price of £520. David & Ian Walker, Laigh Alticane also sold a Texel Shearling at this price. The father and son team also led the females selling a Texel gimmer at £270. For the second year in a row lambs were led by a superb Suffolk from B & H Vance, Mid Skeog.

Leading Section Averages:

Texel Shearlings: 45 averaged £400.89 Texel Lambs: 7 averaged £284.29 Suffolk Lambs: 12 averaged £271.67 Beltex Cross Shearlings: 7 averaged £471.43 BFL Shearlings: 3 Averaged £333.33

Leading Flock Averages:

Texel Shearlings: £474 Laigh Alticane £466.66 Meikle Glengyre £456.66 West Glengyre £440 Bridgehouse £400 Pennighame Home Farm & St Ninnians Grove Suffolk Lambs: £375 Mid Skeog Texel Lambs: £400 St Ninnians Grove £320 Fineview Beltex Cross Shearlings: £471.43 Carse O Clary BFL Shearlings: £333.33 Boghouse Texel Gimmers: £256.66 Laigh Alticane

Leading Prices:

Texel Shearlings: £540 (x2) £520 (x3), £480, £440 & £420 (x2) West Glengyre £520, £500 (x2), £480, £460, £440 & £420 Laigh Alticane £500, £480 (x2) & £400 Bridgehouse £500 & £400 St Ninnians Grove £500, £480 & £420 Meikle Glengyre £460 Penninghame Home Farm Beltex Cross Shearlings: £500 (x2), £480 (x2), £460 & £440 (x2) Carse O’ Clary Texel Lambs: £400 St Ninnians £320 (x2) Fineview £300 & £290 North Kildarroch Suffolk Lambs: £420 & £400 (x2) Mid Skeog BFL Shearlings: £400 & £340 Boghouse Charolais Shearling: £300 Carslae Texel Gimmers: £270, £260 (x2) & £250 (x3) Laigh Alticane £260 Ochiltree Mains.

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

STORE CATTLE

FRIDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2015

262 Store Cattle sold at Newton Stewart’s September sale.

Stores would sell at lesser rates as the last sale at Newton Stewart, with the good spell of weather coming to an end affecting the number of local buyers forward. Bullocks sold to £1160 for Limousins from S Templeton, No 7 South Balfern with Charolais from J McGarvie, Auchneight leading the sale per kilo at 268.2p/kg. Heifers were led at £1050 for Simmentals from A Johnstone, No 2 South Balfern or 223.6p/kg for Limousin heifers from W Gemmell & Son, Holm, Kirkcowan. Holsteins at £870 from S & H Purdie, Craichmore led the dairy bred section with Friesians from H Young, Claunch selling to 163.4p/kg.

126 Beef Bullocks Averaged 219.2p/kg

66 Dairy Bullocks Averaged 148.3p/kg

70 Heifers Averaged 203.6p/kg

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Head):

Limousin: £1160, £1100, £1085 & £1010 No 7 South Balfern £1050 No 2 South Balfern £1030 Craichmore £1015, £960, £950 & £945 Mid Skeog Aberdeen Angus: £1030 & £980 Claunch £920 Cleugh £910 Mid Skeog Charolais: £995, £885 & £880 Auchneight £955 Blackpark Simmental: £1100 No 2 South Balfern £1000 & £990 Blackpark £920 Mid Skeog £865 South Clutag British Blue: £910 & £900 Blackpark £895 Mid Skeog Hereford: £830 Baltersan £820 Mid Skeog Black & White: £870 & £710 Craichmore £760 Claunch Simmental Bull: £880 South Clutag

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Head):

Limousin: £1015 Claunch £1010, £925 & £890 No 2 South Balfern £1000 Blackpark £900 Craichmore Aberdeen Angus: £1030 & £980 Claunch £920 Cleugh £910 Mid Skeog Charolais: £870 Auchneight £855 Mid Skeog Simmental: £1050 No 2 South Balfern £1020 Blackpark Saler: £890 Risk

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Limousin: 235.7 & 232.8 Holm, Kirkcowan 232.9 & 230.7 Mid Skeog 232.4, 226.6 & 226.3 Garchew 229.6 No 7 South Balfern 225.7 Craichmore 223.3 & 222.8 Mid Skeog Aberdeen Angus: 220 (x2) Cleugh 219 Boreland 216.7 & 210.1 Claunch Charolais: 268.2, 258.8 & 234.1 Auchneight Simmental: 216.5 Mid Skeog 206.5 South Clutag 205.6 No 2 South Balfern British Blue: 203.4 Mid Skeog Hereford: 210.1 Baltersan 200 Mid Skeog Saler: 211.6 Risk Black & White: 163.4 Claunch 158 & 153.3 Baltersan 154 Craichmore Simmental Bull: 209.5 South Clutag

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Limousin: 223.6 & 220.6 Holm, Kirkcowan 219.2 Garchew 212.4 & 207.3 No 7 South Balfern Aberdeen Angus: 206.7 Boreland Charolais: 222.1 Mid Skeog 215.9 & 212.2 Auchneight