Newton Stewart Market prices

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 1ST JUNE 2016

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

711 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

307 Spring Lambs sold average 196p/kg overall. Less light lambs forward with only 61 lambs scaling 42kg and under. Top price per head of £100 was paid for a pair of Beltex scaling 47kg from M/s Templeton, Carslae and to 225p/kg for 40kg Beltex from Crslae. 367 hoggets cheaper to average 145p/kg. Peaking at £88 from M/s Murray, High Ersock and to 165p/kg for Cheviots from J Fisher, Cruggleton. A small offering of cast sheep peaked at £92 for Texel Cross ewes from A Wilson, Baryerrock.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £100 & £90 (x2) Carslae Suffolk: £97, £96, £95, £92 & £90.80 Claycrop £97, £95.50 & £94.20 Duchra £90 Redbrae Texel: £92 Larroch £91 Claycrop Charolais: £90 High Barness Zwartbles: £90 Stewarton

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Beltex: 225, 214.3, 213.2 & 212.8 Carslae Suffolk: 204.9, 204.7 & 201.8 Claycrop 200 Baryerrock Texel: 214.6 & 207.7 Baryerrock 200 Claycrop Charolais: 209.3 High Barness

Hoggs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £88 High Ersock Cross: £83 Ardachie Suffolk: £76 Culmalzie Beltex: £75.50 High Ersock Blackface: £69 & £66 Cruggleton Swaledale: £64 Cruggleton

Hoggs (Leading Price Per Kilo):

Cheviot: 164.9 Cruggleton Blackface: 161 & 156.3 Cruggleton Texel: 157.8 High Boreland Swaledale: 156.1 Cruggleton

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel Cross: £92 Baryerrock Charolais: £87 Carslae Suffolk: £86 High Barness Zwartbles: £70 Stewarton