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James Craig Auction Mart
James Craig Auction Mart

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 27TH JULY 2016

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

1397 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

1054 Lambs sold slightly cheaper to average 181.4p/kg. Top price per kilo was 200p paid for a pen of 40kg Beltex from P Murray, High Ersock. Top price per head of £100 was achieved for two cracking pens of Suffolks from T Cannon, Little Torhouse. Little Torhouse’s run of 82 Suffolks averaged £90.59. Cast sheep easier sold particularly over fat types. Tups sold to £107 for Texels from G & H Mullan, Barbae. Whilst ewes topped at £104 for Texels from M/s Johnstone, No2 South Balfern. Mules sold to £78.50 from J McKinley, Almont with Blackface ewes to £61.50 from M/s Donnan, Knockiebae.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Suffolk: £100 (x2) Little Torhouse £91 High Glentriploch £88.80 & £88.20 Clauchrie £80 Carslae Texel: £94 Spittal & High Glentriploch £93 Crailloch £92 High Glentriploch £86.50 Spittal £85.50 No2 South Balfern £83 & £82.50 Straid £82.20 Docherneil £82 Crailloch & Rose Cottage £81 Spittal Beltex: £92.50 & £80 High Ersock £83 Mains of Machemore £79 Little Pinminnoch £78 Carslae Charolais: £79 Barvennan £76.20 High Barness Cross: £90 Knockiebae £85.50 High Ersock

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Suffolk: 192.3, 185 & 183.8 Little Torhouse 189.6 High Glentriploch 183 Mull of Galloway 182.5 Auchneight Texel: 194.3 No2 South Balfern 192.2 & 188 Spittal 191.9 & 188.6 Straid 191.7 High Glentriploch 190.5 & 187.7 Barvennan 188.1 & 186.6 Daldowie 186.8 Docherneil 186.6 Viewfield 186.4 Crailloch & Rose Cottage Beltex: 200, 185 & 182.9 High Ersock 193 Mains of Machemore 188.1 Little Pinminnoch 185 & 183.4 Carslae Charolais: 183.7 Barvennan 181.4 High Barness Cross: 180 Knockiebae 171.1 Torhousemuir 171 High Ersock

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £107 Barbae BFL: £92.50 Knockiebae

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £104 No2 South Balfern £93 Bridgehouse Suffolk: £87.50 High Barness Beltex: £94 & £85 Corhulloch Blackface: £61.50 Knockiebae £58.50 & £57.50 Barholm Cross: £78.50 Almont £77 High Barness.

AYR – MONDAY 25th JULY 2016

2137 Prime and Cast Sheep sold today

694 Cast sheep sold overall trade slightly back, top price per head £148, £146 was paid for Texel Ewes from J Forsyth, Glenside Farm, Maybole Mule Ewes to £76 from J Stewart, Hallowchapel and J Howie, Girtridge. Blackface Ewes to £69 Girvan Mains

Leading Prices (per head) Ewes:

Texel: £148 £146 Glenside Texel Cross: £115 £107.50 Holms of Caaf £105 Wheatfield Char Cross: £99 Holms of Caaf Leic: £86 Perryston Chev: £77.50 Mid Brockloch Lleyn: £72.50 Dustyhall Sfk Cross: £93 Holms of Caaf Mule: £76 Hallowchapel & Girtridge Bf: £69 Girvan Mains

Leading Prices (per head) Rams:

Char: £110 Holms of Caaf Lleyn: £100 Holms of Caaf Texel Cross: £97 High Kilbride

1443 Prime Lambs which sold slightly cheaper on the week to average 179.2p/kg, with lighter leaner types the hardest to move. Top price per head of £97 was paid for heavyweight Texels from Messrs Brown, Caprickhill. Top price per kilo of 211.1p/kg was paid for Beltex from J Wilson,Wheatfield Farm, Kilmaurs

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Texel: £97 Barrance £94 Baidlandhill £93 Perryston £91 Viewfield £90 Knockterra £88.80 Barrance & Glenside Sfk: £95 Sorn Mains £84 Viewfield £83 Criagie Byres £82 Hallowchapel £81.20 Broadshean Beltex: £95 £88 £86 Wheatfield Char: £81 Low Castleton £77.20 Laigh Langcraig Cross: £67 High Woodston £65.50 Yonderfield

Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:

Texel: 196.5p Barrance 195p Viewfield 193.3p (x2) Knockterra 193.5p Low Boreland 188.2p Blairbowie 187.5p Daljedburgh Sfk: 185.9p Robstone 184.6p Broadshean 184.1p Blairbowie 182.9p Robston Beltex: 211.1p 200p 188p Wheatfield 187.2p Yonderton Char: 183.8p Laigh Langcraig 182.9p Reddings Cross: 172.4p Yonderfield 169.7p Sorn Mains.

AYR – TUESDAY 26th JULY 2016

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 211 Prime and Cast Cattle at their Sale in Ayr, Prime Cattle continues to sell well.

14 Heifers averaged 213.9p/kg or £1154.31

5 Young Bulls averaged 175.7p/kg or £1193.23

Top price of the day was 227p/kg for a Limousin Heifer off Callochmun or £1265 for a Limousin Heifer off the same home. Young Bulls sold to 192p/kg for a Simmental off Maryport or £1377 for another off the same.

Leading Prices (per kilo) Heifers:

Lim: 227p 223p 222p & 220p (x2) Challochmun 219p (x2) Mansefield Mains AA: 176P Clevance

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bulls:

Sim: 192p 175p Maryport

Rough Ring:

All classes of Cows still easily sold

9 Bulls averaged 102.58p/kg

72 Beef Cows averaged 122.76p/kg

111 Dairy Cattle averaged 90.61p/kg

Bulls peaked at £1360 for a Charolais off North Garphar or 127.36p/kg for a Limousin off Kildarroch, Beef Cows topped at £1420 for a Charolais off Balnowlart or 168.8p/kg for a Simmental off Crouse. Dairy Cattle sold to £990 for a Friesian off Darnlaw or 142.4p/kg for a Friesian off Dunallan

Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:

Char: £1360 North Garphar Lim: £1280 Kildarroch Sim: £910 Almont Short: £940 West Montgarswood Fries: £600 Moorston

Leading Prices (per head) Cows:

Char: £1420 Balnowlart AA: £1080 Clevance £850 Carsloe Lim: £1060 Balnowlart £980 Towncroft Sal: £990 Barnford Stab: £860 Barnford Short: £860 Downieston Sim: £860 Challochmun £820 Low Gameshill B/B: £830 Barrodger Fries: £990 & £940 Darnlaw £950 Culscadden £940 Dunallan £920 Drumsuie Ayrs: £680 Pinmerry £630 Wellhouse Sim Hfr: £920 Crouse £900 Jameston Fr Blk: £820 Borland

A smaller show of only 4 Dairy cattle at our weekly sale with all types dearer on the week. Topping the sale was John Cousar, Grange of Cree for a very correct HF Heifer which fetched for £1680 the overall average was £1377

Leading Prices (per head):

HF Hfrs: £1680 Grange of Cree Ayrs Hfrs: £1400 & £1280 Muirlaught HF Cows: £1150 Meadownay

A larger show of 111 calves and stirks with strong calves dearer on the week, top price calf was £600 for a Limousin Cross Bull off Wm Young, Towncroft. Stirks peaked at £890 for a Charolais Cross Bullock off Messrs A Kay & Son, Knockeen.

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Bulls:

Limx: £600 Towncroft £510 Haysmuir £510 & £500 (x2) Fowler £500 Tannockhill £480 & £450 Broomberry £400 Whitehill BBx: £510 East St Colmac £460 Meikle Kilchattan £450 Holms of Caaf £430 (x3) Meikle Kilchattan Simx: £420 Bruntland

Leading Prices (per head) Calves Hfrs:

Limx: £510 Fowler £500 Towncroft £500 Fowler £390 Haysmuir £335 Broomberry BBx: £500 East St Colmac £405 Holms of Caaf £400 Kirkhill Simx: £330 Bruntland £300 Broomberry

Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Blks:

Charx: £890 Knockeen £850 Malletsheugh Limx: £850 Flemminghill £820 Malletsheugh £815 Little Turnberry Hex: £820 Little Turnberry AAx: £820 Knockeen Simx: £800 Mid Gleniron BBx: £720 Little Turnberry

Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Hfrs:

Simx: £730 Mid Gleniron Limx: £680 Glendoune £660 Flemminghill £640 Knockeen.

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

TUESDAY 26 JULY 2016

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of prime and cast sheep on Tuesday 26th July when they sold 1544 lambs and 231 ewes.

Prime lambs sold to average 180.28ppk SQQ 180.67ppk.

Lambs today sold to a top of £94 twice. Firstly for a pen of heavy Suffolks from Messrs Lindsay, Culnaightrie followed by a pen of Texels from Messrs Young, Hightownhead, Auldgirth. Top price per kilo was 197.4p for a pen of Beltex from Messrs Campbell, Carsewalloch, Creetown.

231 Cast sheep sold slightly sharper on the week with more being required each week. Top was £96.50 for Texels from Cogarth.

287 - 32.1 – 39; Average 180.01p; Top 197.4p

Beltex

£76 Carsewalloch

Texel

£72, £70 Barnbackle; £70 Nether Barr; £69.50 Upper Hardland; £69 Cullinaw

Suffolk

£68.50 Park of Tongland; £67.50 Lochside;

Charolais

£69.50 Boyach

1139 - 39.1 – 45.5; Average 180.80p; Top 195.3p

Texel

£85.20 Cannee; £84 South Quintenespie; £82.50 Bardarroch; £82 Castlehill; £82 Low Arkland; £82 Gatehouse Farm

Suffolk

£80.50 Castlehill; £79.50 Glenkiln; £79.50 Culnaightrie; £79 Ingleston; £78 Garrochtrie; £78 Palmallet; £78 Bardarroch

Greyface

£73 Boyach; £73 High Borgue; £70.50 Upper Hardland

Beltex

£80 Torhousekie; £79 Fagra

110 - 45.6 – 52; Average 177.66p; Top 188.8p

Suffolk

£94 Culnaightrie; £92.50 Glenkiln; £85.50 Nether Corsock

Texel

£92.50 South Quintenespie; £91.50 Garrochtrie; £89 Hightownhead

8 - 52+; Average 160.42; Top 170.9p

Texel

£94 Hightownhead; £89 Low Arkland

Suffolk

£87 Palmallet

Ewes

Texel

£96.50 Cogarth; £96 Glentoo; £88 Cotland; £88 Cogarth

Greyface

£78 Carsewalloch; £74 Shirmers; £74 Rainton; £73 Meiklewood

Cheviot

£79 Slatehouse; £77.50 Cogarth; £76 Slatehouse

Lleyn

£78, £72 Palmallet; £68, £66.50 Auchenbainzie

Blackface

£62.50, £62 Castlehill; £61 Shirmers; £58 Auchenfad

Beltex

£80, £74 Carsewalloch