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Newton Stewart Market
Newton Stewart Market

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2016

1800 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

1297 Prime Lambs sold to recent rates to average 164.1p/kg with good meaty lambs readily bid for and any poorer bred leaner types still sticky. Top price of £86 was paid for heavyweights from M/s McKie, High Threave and to 186.7p/kg for another pair of Texels from High Threave. Cast sheep would be cheaper today. Tups to £86 for a Lleyn from G Jones, Baing. Texel cross ewes to £78.50 from A McCaig, Mount Pleasant. Blackface ewes to £52.50 from D Wilson, Kirkmabreck.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £86, £85.50, £84 & £83.80 High Threave £83 Almont £82 Carscreugh Beltex: £85.20, £84 & £78 Mount Pleasant £84.20, £80, £78 & £77.20 Mains of Dhulloch £77.20 Rose Cottage £75 Mains of Machemore Suffolk: £83 Over Airies £77.20 & £75 Camrie £76 Blackcraig Charolais: £76 (x2) Glenlea BDM: £84.20 & £80 Over Airies Lleyn: £68.80 Auchenree Blackface: £74 Dalhabboch Cross: £77.50 Cuil £74 Carscreugh £72 Balmurrie

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 186.7 & 175.6 High Threave 177.8 & 174.4 (x4) Daldowie 175.6 Drumblair 175.1, 175 & 172.1 Little Ervie 174.5 Balkissock 173.3 Mount Pleasant Beltex: 178.6 Mains of Machemore 177.3 & 170.4 Mount Pleasant 175.6 Kirkmabreck 174.3 & 171.8 Auchleand 173.2 Mains of Dhulloch Suffolk: 170.5 Camrie 168.9 Blackcraig Charolais: 169 Glenlea BDM: 168 & 160 Over Airies Lleyn: 167.8 Auchenree Blackface: 162.5 Cuil Cross: 158.1 Cairnhouse & Cuil

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Lleyn: £86 Baing Beltex: £84 Auchleand Blackface: £59 Grennan

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel Cross: £78.50 Mount Pleasant Suffolk Cross: £73.50 Hillside Mule: £66.50 Little Ervie Lleyn: £60 Enoch, Portpatrick Cheviot: £54.50 Auchleand Blackface: £52.50 Kirkmabreck