NEWTON STEWART MARKET
PRIME & CAST SHEEP
WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER
1585 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.
1339 Prime Lambs again dearer on the week to average 151.8p/kg for the lot. Top price of £80 or 190.5p/kg was paid for 42kg Texels from A Sproat, Baldoon with heavyweights from the same home selling to £77.20 for a pen of 21 Texels scaling 52kg. 245 Cast Sheep easier sold than Monday. Peaking at £124 for a Suffolk from M/s Barrowmanm, Mid Knockglass. Beltex ewes sold to £92 from C Old, Corhulloch with mules to £66.50 for two pens from C Muir, Larg. Blackface Ewes sold to £58.50 from A Brooke, Carscreugh.
Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):
Texel: £80 & £77.20 Baldoon £76.80 & £76 Orchardton £76.20 High Boreland £76.20 & £75 Stewarton £75.20 Camrie £75 Mindork & Wee Carleton Beltex: £70.50 Auchleand Suffolk: £76 Low Clanyard £75.20 Camrie £75 High Glentriploch £75 Carslae £74.50 Baldoon £73.50 Low Clanyard Charolais: £77 (x2), £75.20, £73 & £70 Carslae Easy Care: £72 Genoch Mains Blackface: £65 Cuil, Dalhabboch & Boghouse £63 Cuil £62 & £60 Larg, Creetown Cross: £72.50 Pinvalley £67 Barlaughland & Mains of Penningham £65 Wee Carleton
Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):
Texel: 190.5 & 176.2 Baldoon 174.4 Mindork 171.3 Kiltersan 171.2 Corhulloch 168.3, 167.5 & 166.2 East Barr 164.6 Clugston 162.8 Knockdaw Beltex: 168 Auchleand Suffolk: 162.8 Mid Knockglass 158.1 Carslae 156.4 Low Clanyard 156.3 Camrie 155.2 Baldoon Charolais: 162.8 Wee Carleton & Carslae 157.5 Corhulloch Blackface: 151.3 Drumblair 151.2 Dalhabboch & Boghouse 150 Larg & Cuil Cross: 158.8 Oakburn 150.5 Grennan
Cast Tups (Leading Prices Per Head):
Suffolk: £124 Mid Knockglass BFL: £99 High Ersock Zwartbles: £87 Stewarton
Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):
Beltex: £92 Corhulloch Texel Cross: £79 Rose Cottage Mule: £66.50 (x2) Larg Cheviot: £65 Kildarroch Lleyn Cross: £62.50 High Ersock Blackface: £58.50 Carscreugh £53.50 Boghouse £52.80 Derrie
AYR – MONDAY 23rd NOVEMBER
Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, sold 2052 Prime Lambs today, Lambs dearer today in particular heavy’s 2052 sold averaged 154p/kg. Top price of £83 was paid for heavyweights from W Brown, Laigh Drumdow, lightweights sold to 182.1p/kg for 42kg Texels from W Campbell, Low Holehouse.
Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:
Sfk: £83 Laigh Drumdow £77.50 Barneil £77 Nether Heilar £75.80 Dustyhall £74 Dallowie & Barneil Texel: £80 Knockgerran, Knocterra & Laigh Tarbeg £79 Back O Hill £78 Brockloch £77.50 Bonnytonmoor, Back O Hill & Laigh Tarbeg £77.20 Barneil £77 Baidlandhill, Garfield & High Tarbeg Beltex: £80 £73 £72 £71 £70.50 Sorn Mains £72.50 £71.50 Knockgerran £75 Laigland £72.50 Mid Brockloch £71 Yonderton Char: £76 Greenridge & Chapelton £74.20 Sandhill £71.50 Castlemains Cross: £75.50 Castlemains £71.80 Sandhill £68.50 Lagg £67 Wee Carlton Bf: £68 £64 East Moorhouses £62 Bonnytonmoor
Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:
Sfk: 164.1p Balminnoch 163.4p Mid Brockloch 160.5p Clonbeith 159.5p High Richmond 158.1p Burnhouse 156p Dallowie Texel: 152.1p Low Holehouse 175.6p Barrance 173.8p Threepwood 171.7p Back O Hill 170.7p Dallowie 170.2p Brockloch 169.5p Barneil 169.2p Low Holehouse 168.6p Knockgardner 168.4p Torbeg Beltex: 180p Balminnoch 173.9p 173.8p 173.2p 172p Sorn Mains Char: 167.8p Mid Brockloch 167.5p 165.5p Barrance Cross: 156.1p Barnmeil 153.5p Wee Carlton Bf: 152.4p East Moorhouse
680 Cast Sheep sold, Cast Sheep bit steadier, lean types still well bid for fatter types cheaper. Top price of £93 was paid for a Beltex Tup from W Parker, Oldhall. Ewes sold to £89 for Texels from W Logan, Brockloch more Ewes to £68 from M/s Watson, Muir and M/s McFarlane, Clonbeith
Leading Prices (per head) Rams:
Beltex: £93 Oldhall Bfl: £85 Oldhall Lleyn: £80 Dustyhall Cross: £77 Lagg
Leading Prices (per head) Cast Ewes:
Tex: £89 Brockloch Tex Cross: £77.50 Knocklee Beltex Cross: £83 Blairston Mains Sfk: £86 Laigh Drumdow Lleyn: £73 Barnford Chev: £72.50 Glenside (K/Michael) Mule: £68 Muir & Clonbeith Char Cross: £65 Laigland Bfl: £67 Brockloch Border Leic: £66 High Kilphin Bf: £59 North Ballaird.
AYR – TUESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2015
A small offering of 11 Dairy Cattle at our weekly sale, the whole sale average £1225 and topped of £1520 for a well balanced HF Heifer off Messrs M Bryson, Whiteflat.
Leading Prices (per head):
Hf Hfr: £1520 Whiteflat £1500 Bogwood £1450 Langlands £1250 (x2) Tannockhill Hf Cow: £1120 Ladehead
A much smaller show of 106 Calves and Stirks with many calves could have been sold to advantage
Leading Prices (per head) Calves Bulls:
BBx: £425 East Brockloch £390 & £375 Langside (Gray) £365 Craigie Mains Limx: £330 Ballycurrie £300 Airtnoch £275 Kirkhill AAx: £260 Tarshaw
Leading Prices (per head) Calves Hfrs:
BBx: £420 & £410 (x2) East Brockloch £385 (x2) £360 East St Colmac Limx: £300 Kirkhill £260 Boreland £250 Kirkhill AAx: £250 (x3) Commonpark
Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Blks:
Simx: £760 & £680 North Biggart Limx: £700 Auchenflower £600 Kerrycroy AAx: £660 Hillhead (Arran) £610 Kerrycroy
Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Hfrs:
Charx: £700 Hallowchapel £550 Lenamhor AAx: £600 Hillhead (Arran)
Sold 314 Prime and Cast Cattle at their sale in Ayr.
9 Prime Heifers averaged 225.08p/kg or £1229.65
3 Young Bulls averaged 161.57p/kg or £1044.87
Top price of the day was 236p/kg for a smart Limousin Cross Heifer off Dykes, Auchinleck or £1357 for the same. Young Bulls to 187p/kg for a Charolais off East Moorhouse or £1222.50 for an AA off Laigh Drumdow.
Leading Prices (per kilo) Hfrs:
Lim: 236p Dykes 213p 225p & 223p (x2) Auchentibbert Char: 218p Auchentibbert
Leading Prices (per head) Cast Ring:
Bulls topped at £800 for a Luing off Viewfield and a Friesian off Barmickhill, Beef Cows to £1230 for a Limousin off South Craigton or 181p/kg for an AA off Birchburn. Dairy Cattle to £930 for a Friesian off Auchleach or 152.7p/kg for a Montbeliarde off Botherickfield
An abundance of lean Dairy types would be cheaper especially if they happened not to be Scottish Farm Assured.
7 Bulls averaged 81.41p/kg
85 Beef Cows averaged 100.74p/kg
210 Dairy Cows averaged 73.41p/kg
10 Clean Cattle averaged 121.76p/kg
Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:
Luing: £800 Viewfield Fries: £800 Barmickhill Char: £720 Hill AA: £720 Altgolath BB: £700 Torhousemuir
Leading Prices (per head) Cows:
Lim: £1230 South Craigton £1150 Little Creoch AA: £1140 (X2) Birchburn £880 Quilkieston Sim: £980 Easter Hillhouse £970 & £920 Birchburn (Arran) Sal: £920 Dalhanna Char: £880 Over Glaisnock Short: £800 Garpin BB: £790 Broadshean Hfd: £740 Haddockstone Fries: £930 Auchleach £920 Auchenbay & Murroch £900 Muirhouse £830 Culscadden Mont: £840 Botherickfield £820 Ravenstone Mains Ayrs: £720 Heighton Lim Blks: £960 Burnbank Short Blks: £912 West Glensherraig Ayrs Blks: £900 Heighton Fries Blks: £730 Deaconhill.
WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED
MONDAY 23RD NOVEMBER
STORE CATTLE AND OTM CATTLE
Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their fortnightly sale of 95 OTM and Store Cattle on Monday 23rd November 2015.
A small show of store cattle sold very easily maintaining recent rates. Topping the sale at £1080 was a Simmental heifer from The Firm of A M Brown, Drumhumphry, Corsock. A Simmental bull from Graplin Farm topped the males at £885 whilst Limousin x bullock calves from H & N Armstrong, Farhills topped the section at 218p per kg. Limousin heifers from the same home sold to 210.1p per kg. Overall averages saw the bullocks level at 198p per kg whilst the heifers were 190p per kg.
The OTM sale comprised of a larger percentage of small Galloway and Blue Grey hill type cattle but despite this all classes were dearer than the previous sale. Topping the sale £1165.12 or 176p per kg was an overage heifer from J J & I Baird, Potterland. Cast cows sold to £1010.52 for a Simmental from Trolane and to 136p for a Limousin from Upper Hardland. Cast bulls sold to £719.44 or 92p per kg for a Simmental from Cannee. Overall average was 99p per kg.
Graplin Farms £885
Drumhumphry £1080; Trolane £990; Graplin £945
Garrarie £716; Blackhills £708
Upper Hardland £898; Potterland £835
Trolane £1010; Graplin £924
TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER
WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE
Wallets Marts castle Douglas Limited held their weekly sale of 2682 Prime lambs and cast sheep on Tuesday 24th November 2015.
2029 prime lambs sold to average 156.6 (SQQ 161.22). All classes of lambs sharper on the week with a much larger show of sheep forward.
Lambs today sold to a top of £80 from Messrs Fisher, Flathill, Dundrennan closely followed at £78 x 3 firstly for a pen of Suffolks from Messrs Gallacher, Knockenhair, Sanquhar then for a pen of Texels from Messrs Kerr, Fagra, Dundrennan then for a pen of 16 Texels scaling 42.5kg from Douganhill Farms which were top price per kg at 183.5ppk.
653 cast sheep sold very similar again to £91 for a Texel Ram from Arvie, Corsock. Ewes to £77 for Texels from Farhills and Blackface to £54 from Meikle Carton.
Light 32.1 – 39
Average 152.06p per kilo
Top Price 174.4p per kilo
Low Arkland £68; Southwick £64.80, £64; Poldean £64
Corra £60; Airyolland £60;
Airyolland £58, £55
Lochside £52.20; Barholm £51; Miefield £50.50
Lochside £53.20; Barholm £53
Medium 39.1 - 45
Average 163.38p per kilo
Top Price 183.5p per kilo
Balmangan £76, £74; Corra £73; Lennox Plunton £72.50; Poldean £72.80, £69.50; Balgerran £74, £73, £72
Douganhill £78, £76.80; Upper Ardmannoch £77.50, £75.50; Fagra £76.80; Irelandton £75.20; Southwick £75; Galtway £74.80; Lagganpark £74.80; Newmains £74.50
Balmangan £74; Castlehill £73.50; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £72.50; Fellend £70.50
Kirkbride, Auldgirth £72
Lowes £60; Shirmers £60; Miefield £59
Heavy 45.6 - 52
Average 149.01p per kilo
Top Price 164.9p per kilo
Flathill £80; Fagra £78; Upper Ardmannoch £77; Potterland £77; Douganhill £76.50 x 2; Flathill £76.50; Spittal £76.50
Galtway £76.50, £73.50 ; Potterland £75; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £73.50
Old Post Office £67.20; Culdoach £66
Super Heavy 52+
Average 142.1p per kilo
Top price 146.2p per kilo
Flathill £77.20; Knockenhair £77.20; Kirkbride, Auldgirth £77; Low Arkland £77
Knockenhair £78; Longbeoch £76.20; Galtway £76
Meikle Carton £54; Blackcraig £53.50; High Barcaple £53
Lochside £74; Low Arkland £67; Eastlands £63; Buccleuch £62
South Quintenespie £50
Nether Corsock £64; Mill of Plunton £63; Long Beoch £63; Miefield £62
Farhills £77; Low Arkland £71
High Creoch £57; Glenmanna £55