Today’s prices from Newton Stewart Martet

NEWTON STEWART MARKET

WEDNESDAY 20TH APRIL 2016

PRIME & CAST SHEEP

688 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

552 hoggs sold averaged 170p/kg. Again well fleshed hogs were easy enough sold with lean and light types hard to cash. Top price per head of £91.50 for achieved for heavyweight Beltex from C Old, Corhulloch. Lightweights sold to 205.4p/kg from M McCornick, Boreland. 168 Blackface hoggs averaged 164p/kg selling to £90 and £83.50 from Fraser Fisher, Mark Farm or to 183.7p/kg from the same home. Cast sheep still good to sell topping at £114 for Texel tups from H Paton, Millenderdale with Texel ewes from the same home selling to £108. Mule ewes sold to £74.50 from McNeil Estates, Shennanton with Blackfaces to £69.50 from J McKenna, Gass.

Hoggs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £91.50 Corhulloch Texel: £87, £84.50 & £80 Mains of Machemore £85.50 & £77 (x2) Mid Skeog £79 Mark of Luce Blackface: £90, £83.50 & £79 Mark £81.80 & £80 Blackloch £80 Drannandow £77.50 Mid Skeog £77 Carscreugh & Gass Cross: £78 Mid Skeog £76 & £74 Gass Cheviot: £83.80, £80 Isle £81 Murrayton £76 Boreland, Kirkcowan Suffolk: £85 Gass £82.50 Balgracie Roussin: £82 Borealnd, Kirkcowan

Hoggs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 189 & 187.5 Mains of Machemore Blackface: 183.7 & 177.7 Mark 180.2 Mid Skeog 175.8 Balgracie 175 Gass Cross: 179 Murrayton Cheviot: 205.4, 181.1 & 178.8 Boreland, Kirkcowan 195.1, 194.9 & 187.5 Isle 187 & 182.3 Murrayton Roussin: 175 & 174.5 Boreland, Kirkcowan

Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £108, £104 & £96 Millenderdale Texel Cross: £94 Barvennan £88.50 Corhulloch £84 Carslae BFL: £86 & £80 Corhulloch Zwartbles: £83 & £82.50 Dunkeld Blackface: £69.50 Gass £63.50 Millenderdale Mule: £74.50 Shennanton

Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £114 Millenderdale £95 Corhulloch Lleyn: £92 Risk