Scotch Mule sale

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - COUNTRYSIDE -

C& D Auc­tion Marts Ltd held their sec­ond sale of Scotch Mule ewe lambs and gim­mers in Dum­fries on Satur­day.

2451 Scoth Mule ewe lambs for­ward– a large ring­side of buy­ers were present with lambs head­ing through­out the coun­try. The lambs were gen­er­ally smaller on the year, trade was pleas­ing to level at £85 (2016 - £91.06).

Prin­ci­pal prices: £106, £90 Merk­land, £105, £90 Light­shaw, £99, £97 M Ross Romes­beoch, £98, £97, £90 Clon­rae, £97, £93, £90 Wyliehole, £97 Ash­burn, £96, £95 Kikr­ton of Craw­ford, £95, £90 Nis­bet, £95 Sweet­shaw­head, £94 Guelt, £94, £90 Ash­mark, £93 Auchen­hess­nane, £91 Bran­d­leys, £91 High Cairn, £90 Wood­end Way, £90 Ar­doch, £90 Bre­con­side. 138 other breed ewe lambs. Prin­ci­pal prices: Texel to £118, £92 Kirk­bog. Che­viot Mule £90 Burn.

680 Black­face ewe lambs met a steady de­mand to level at +£49.07 (2016 - £48.87).

Prin­ci­pal prices: £65, £58 Sweet­shaw­head, £58 Mitchell­slacks, £54 (x2) Kirk­land, £50 Glen­manna, £50 Earl­shaugh. 712 gim­mers: buy­ers se­lec­tive. Prin­ci­pal prices: Texel to £156 Kirk­bog, £142 Kil­fad­doch, £140 Lis­cle­ugh, £140 Tara. Mil Blue to £154, £132 Water­side of Ter­re­gles. Cross to £140, £130 Gar­rochtrie, £134 Rig­gheads, £128 Fore­girth. Half bred £136 Mar­whirn. Breed­ing ewes. Prin­ci­pal prices: Texel to £126, £119 Cock­licks.

Store lambs met in­creased com­pe­ti­tion.

Prin­ci­pal prices: Texel to £65 Capelf­fot, £59.50 Lochmail­ing, £54.50 Tib­bers. Black­face to £46 Lag­head. Che­viot to £58.50 Capelf­fot, £59 Tib­bers.

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