Farm Markets

Newton Stewart Market
Newton Stewart Market

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2016

852 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

Due to depression in the sheep trade vendors were vary of selling lambs resulting in the smallest show for some time. 589 Lambs sold averaged 154p/kg. Top price of £80 was paid for 3 pens of heavyweight Texels from W Kerr, High Boreland. Beltex to 175p/kg from M/s Templeton, Carslae. Cast ewes sold to £100 from P Currie, Penninghame Home Farm. Tups to £97 for a Texel from P Hunter Blair, Nether Cleugh.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £80 (x3), £77 & £72.50 High Boreland £73.50 Quarry House £71 Docherneil £70 Kiltersan Beltex: £77, £71 & £70 Carslae £70.20 High Boreland Suffolk: £73.50 & £70 Baryerrock £70.50 Redbrae Cross: £68.50 & £65.80 Barlaughland Lleyn: £65 Kilquhockadale

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 171.8 Kiltersan 168.6 High Boreland 166.7 Nether Cleugh 164.3 Challoch Beltex: 175 & 160.5 Carslae 175 Glenquicken Suffolk: 154.8 Blackcraig Cross: 155.3 & 152 Balligmorrie Lleyn: 156.4 Auchenree

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £100 Penninghame Home Farm BFL: £78.50 High Ersock Lleyn: £75 High Ersock Zwartbles: £70 Quarry House Blackface: £44.50 Derrie Cheviot: £85 Mains of Machemore

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £97 Nether Cleugh Blackface: £75 Redbrae