Newton Stewart Market prices

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

WEDNESDAY 17TH FEBRUARY

808 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

Hoggets a lot scarcer today saw all the quality types being heavyweights which was good fortune as they were the easiest to cash. The 214 hoggets scaling 48kg and above averaged 180.2p/kg. Whilst the lighter weight averaged 176.2p/kg. Overall sale average for 565 was 177.9p/kg. Top price per head of £100 was paid for homebred Texel Hoggets from J Walker, Mindork and to 201.1p/kg for Texels from C Old, Corhulloch. 237 cast sheep again dearer. Peaking at £133 for Texels from A Vance, Bridgehouse. Mule ewes sold to £79 from Laggansarroch. Blackfaces to £76.50 from Mains of Larg.

Hoggets (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £100, £97 (x2) & £91.80 Mindork £96.50, £94.20 & £92.80 High Glentriploch £96.20 & £89.50 Daldowie £95 & £94.50 Bridgehouse £90.20 Duchra Suffolk: £94.80 High Glentriploch £94.20 Challochmun £92.80 Duchra £90 Glenstables Cross: £89 BasrnshanganBeltex: £94.50 Mains of Machemore £94.20 High Glentriploch Blackface: £76.50 Drannandow £69 Dalhabboch Cheviot: £71 & £70.80 Broughton Mains

Hoggets (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 201.2 Corhulloch 193 & 185.6 High Glentriploch 192.6 Auchenree 191.3, 186.5 & 183 Mindork 191.2 Challochmun Suffolk: 185.6 Duchra 185.6 Broughton Mains 182.3 High Glentriploch Cross: 174.5 Barnshangan Beltex: 195.2 Mains of Maachemore 184.7 High Glentriploch Blackface: 178.4 Glenvernoch 178.2 Barnvannoch 177.8 Broughton MainsCheviot: 191.9 Broughton Mains

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £133, £128 & £95 Bridgehouse Texel Cross: £97 & £93 High Boreland BFL: £92 Knockiebae Suffolk Cross: £90.50 Claycrop Halfbred: £90 Mains of Machemore Easycare:£64 Ballaird Cheviot: £87 Mains of Machemore Lleyn Cross: £86.50 Risk Cross: £79 Laggansarroch Blackface: £76.50 Mains of Larg

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £93 Grennan Cheviot: £87 Mains of Machemore