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PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 16TH DECEMBER

708 Prime & Cast Sheep sold.

For the first week for some considerable time lambs were very scarce today and proved a lot easier to move. 565 Lambs sold averaged 155p/kg. Peaking at £77.80 for heavyweight Beltex crosses from W Kerr, High Boreland and to 173.2p/kg for a pen of 42kg Beltex from M/s Paton, Auchleand. Cast sheep sold to £100 for Suffolk Tups from J McNeillie, High Balcray and £99 for Bluefaced Leicster Tups from M/s Douglas, Barlaughlan. Texel cross ewes sold to £89 from C Old, Corhulloch.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £77.80 & £76 High Boreland £74 Boreland £71 (x2) Auchleand Texel: £77 & £72 Balsalloch £76.50 Carse O’ Clary £75.20 Auchleach £74.80 Straid Suffolk: £73.80 & £70.80 Straid Blackface: £69 Boreland £64.50 Dalhabboch Cross: £68 Clauchrie £67 Boghouse £65 Barlaughlan Lleyn: £74 East Kirkland

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Beltex: 173.2 & 169.1 Auchleand 166.2 High Boreland 162.4 Auchleand Texel: 166.2 Carse O’ Clary 162.8 Straid 162 Auchleach & Auchenree 161.5 Barnbarroch Suffolk: 159.1 Boghouse 156.6 Baltersan Blackface: 157.3 Dalhabboch Cross: 151.9 Boghouse 151.8 Balligmorrie

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Suffolk: £100 & £94 High Balcray BFL: £99 Barlaughlan Beltex: £87 Corhulloch

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel Cross: £89 Corhulloch Suffolk: £80 Spoutwells Beltex Cross: £78 Corhulloch BFL: £70 Macherquhat Mule: £60.50 Challochmun Blackface: £47 Holm of Bargrennan