Newton Stewart Friday market

James Craig Auction Mart
James Craig Auction Mart

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2016

STORE CATTLE AND EWES WITH LAMBS AT FOOT

160 Store Cattle & 6 Ewes & Lambs sold at Newton Stewart’s May Sale.

Once again a good ringside of both local and further travelled buyers filled the ringside at Newton Stewart. The recent better weather and flush of grass ensured that once again all classes were easily cleared. The sale was topped by a tremendous Britihs Blue bullock from Baltier Farming Co Limited, Baltier, Whithorn selling at £1150. The pence per kilo section was topped by a pen of 9 smart Limousin Bullocks from C Oxley, Druchtag, Mochrum at 272p/kg. C Service & Co, Moorpark, Sandhead lead the heifers both per head and pence per kilo. Their Limousin heifers sold to £1080 or 251.2p/kg. F Allison, Glenstables, Awhirk led the sheep with Cheviot Gimmers with twins at foot selling to £124.

83 Beef Bred Bullocks averaged 226.6p/kg or £837.40

12 Black & White Cattle averaged 146p/kg or £647.50

65 Heifers averaged 212.6p/kg or £838.46

14 sheep averaged £46 per life

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Head):

British Blue: £1150 & £850 Baltier Limousin: £970 (Bull) Kildarroch £900 & £845 Moorpark, Sandhead £860 & £825 Mid Skeog Charolais: £985 & £935 Balmurrie Hereford: £1055 & £1030 Challoch £995, £960 & £955 Baltier Aberdeen Angus: £985 & £960 Claunch £980 Baltier £925 West Cairngarroch Saler: £800 & £775 Risk Black & White: £865 Baltier

Bullocks (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

British Blue: 223.9 & 215.1 Baltier 217.8 Mid Skeog Limousin: 272 Druchtag 248.4 & 237.5 High Threave 234.3 Glendoune 228.4 Moorpark, Sandhead 226 Mid Skeog 223 (Bull)

Kildarroch Charolais: 236.7 & 229.1 Balmurrie Hereford: 240.3 & 219.7 Challoch Aberdeen Angus: 243.3 Claunch 222.9 West Cairngarroch 222.5 Low Glentriplock Black & White: 151.8 West Cairngarroch 148.3 Claunch Saler: 242.2 & 238.8 Risk

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Head):

Limousin: £1080, £1060 (x2) & £100 Moorpark, Sandhead £870 High Threave Charolais: £860, £855 & £840 Balmurrie British Blue: £945 & £830 Baltier Aberdeen Angus: £840 Mid Skeog £810 Low Glentriplock Hereford: £880 Baltier Simmental: £845 Mid Skeog

Heifers (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Limousin: 251.2, 235.6, 215.1 & 213.5 Moorpark, Sandhead 225.5 Druchtag 214,3 & 213.5 High Threave Charolais: 227 & 223.4 Balmurrie British Blue: 209.5 & 204.9 Baltier Hereford: 215.8 Challoch Simmental: 216.7 Mid Skeog