NEWTON STEWART MARKET
FRIDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2016
STORE & BREEDING SHEEP
1118 Sheep Sold at Newton Stewart’s Store & Breeding Sheep Sale on Friday 2nd September 2016.
All classes of breeding sheep still easy to sell. Store lambs with a bit of size and power still good to sell. Longer keep types coming to lesser values. Top price today was £98 for a pair of Cheviot Tups from B Landers, Bardrochwood. Mule Ewe Lambs sold to £88 from J McKenna & Sons, Gass, Kirkcowan. The Gass also topped the store lambs with a pen of 31 beautiful Suffolk Lambs selling for £69. Blackface Ewe Lambs sold to £51 twice, once from D Brisbane, Little Tongue and then from A Kay & Son, Knockeen.
53 Blackface Ewe Lambs Averaged £51 (£49.61 last year)
151 Mule Ewe Lambs Averaged £78.72 (£69.59 last year)
863 Store Lambs Averaged £56.42 (£47.55 last year)
Leading Prices (Breeding Sheep):
Blackface Ewe Lambs :£51 Little Tongue & Knockeen Mule Ewe Lambs: £88 & £85 Gass, Kirkcowan £83 Barwhanny £78 Bents, Barrhill Cheviot Tups: £98 & £92 Bardrochwood
Leading Prices & Section Averages (Store Lambs):
123 Suffolk Lambs averaged £66-13; Leading Prices: £69 & £65 Gass, Kirkcowan
383 Texel Lambs Averaged £57.84; Leading Prices: £64.50 Barquhill £63.50 Rose Cottage £62.50 East Altercannoch £61 Holm, Kirkcowan
128 Mule Lambs Averaged £54.50; Leading Prices: £59 Gass, Kirkcowan £49 Bents
160 Cheviot Lambs Averaged £51.12; Leading Prices: £55 & £50.50 Bardrochwood
91 Blackface Lambs Averaged £44.54; Leading Prices: £51 & £40.50 Wood of Dervaird