Newton Stewart market prices

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 25TH MAY 2016

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

587 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

211 Spring Lambs forward, a better offering for quality sold dearer to average 195p/kg with the 146 under 43kg averaging 198p/kg. Top pirce per head of £100 was paid for Texels from G Mullan, Barbae. Top price per kilo of 218.4p/kg was paid for 38kg Texels from N Taylor, Little Bennane. Hoggets sold to £83.50 or 181.8p/kg for a pen of crosses from M/s Hall, Hill Farm, Balmaclellan. Cast sheep were easily sold apart from over fat types. Top price per head of £117 was paid for Texel Tups from P Hunter Blair, Nether Cleugh and Blue Faced Leicsters Tups from C Old, Corhulloch. Ewes sold to £116 from G Milroy, Mains of Machemore. Blackface ewes sold to £68.50 from S Mitchell, Mains of Larg.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £100 Barbae £95 & £90 Clantibuies £94.50 Culnoag £90 Glenstables & Auchleach Suffolk: £95.50 & £92 Redbrae £89 & £87 Baryerrock Beltex: £95 Dinnans £90 Baryerrock Zwartbles: £90 Stewarton

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 218.4 & 201.3 Little Bennane 207.3 & 200 Auchleach 204.4 Culnoag 203.4 Barbae Suffolk: 200 (x2) Challochmun 197.7 Baryerrock Beltex: 202.4 Baryerrock

Hoggs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Cross: £83.50 & £80 Hill Suffolk: £80 & £77.80 Challochmun Beltex: £75.50 Challochmun Easycare: £75 Drumdow Cheviot: £70 Isle Blackface: £70.50 Glenwhilly

Hoggs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

181.8, 175 & 167 Hill 175 & 166.7 Isle 171.6 Challochmun

Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £117 Nether Cleugh £114 Corhulloch BFL: £117 Corhulloch Suffolk: £97 High Ersock Border Leicster: £108 North Knockglass

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £116 & £105 Mains of Machemore Beltex: £99 Mains of Machemore Suffolk Cross: £87.50 High Ersock Texel Cross: £86 (x2) Auchleach BFL: £83.50 Mains of Larg Easycare: £70 Drumdow Lleyn Cross: £78.50 Auchenree Blackface: £68.50 Mains of Larg