Tues­day prime sale

The Galloway News - - FARMING -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas Lim­ited had for­ward 2226 prime and cast sheep onTues­day.

1,775 prime sheep sold to av­er­age 171.76 SQQ (173.74). Best bred lambs and heavy meated lambs still read­ily sold, all other classes harder to sell.Top price was £100 235.8ppk for a pen of Bel­tex lambs from Gel­ston Cas­tle.

Cast ewes were slightly eas­ier as has been so far this week sell­ing to £97 forTex­els from Lag­gan­park with rams to £115 from Laught­muir­side. Lambs, 32.1-39kg

Ave 186.72; top 221.4 – Bel­tex: £85, £81.50, £72 Comp stone nd. Tex el :£66.50,£64.50 Grey stones. 39.1-45.5kg

Ave 173.02; top 235.8 – Bel­tex: £100, £97.50, £96.50, £95.50 £90 Gel­ston Cas­tle; £88, £85 Up­per Hard­land.Texel: £88 Mid­town; £86 Bal­ger­ran; £84.50 Comp­sto­nend; £84.50 Fa­gra; £80 Can­nee; £80 Drum­coltran. Suf­folk: £74 Bar­ber­sahll; £73 Lag­head; £72 Car­swadda. Charol­lais: £72 Cul­li­naw. Grey­face: £71 Castle­gower. 45.6-52kg

Ave 168.22; top 180.50 – Suf­folk: £86, £80 Nether Cor­sock; £84 Bore­land of Par­ton; ££84 Nether Barr; £82 Bet­ty­knowes; £81 Shangan.Texel: £89, £88 Mid­town; £89 Comp­sto­nend; £88 Laught­muir­side; £87.50 Loch House; £87 Can­nee; £85 Bet­ty­knowes. Bel­tex: £87 Corra. Charol­lais: £86.50 Cul­li­naw; £79 Ken­mure. 52+

Ave 152.67; top 167.6 –Texel: £90 Lit­tle Park; £89 Kil­lochy; £87.50 Can­nee; £85 Fa­gra. Suf­folk: £88, £87 Castle­hill.

Ewes –Texel: £97 Lag­gan­park; £83 South Quin­tine­spie; £80 Mid­town. Grey­face: £69 Shirm­ers; £68 Lag­gan­park; £66 Meikle Cloak; £66 Polquhairn. Black­face: £49.50 Holm­side; ££47.50 castle­hill. Bleu Du Maine: £80 Meikle Cloak. Suf­folk: £89 Mid­town; £88 Lag­head; £82 Meikle Cloak. Lleyn: £72 Sun­ny­hill. Blue­face Le­ices­ter: £83 South Quin­tine­spie.

Rams –Texel: £115 Laught­muir­side. BlueTexel: £103 Corra.

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