Hoggs peak at £118 for Bel­tex

The Galloway News - - FARMING -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas Lim­ited had for­ward 1456 prime and cast sheep on Tues­day.

1194 prime hoggs sold to av­er­age 203.3ppk (SQQ 203.98ppk)

Stan­dard and heavy hoggs were again sharper with lightweigh­ts be­ing sim­i­lar on the week. Top­ping to­day was an out­stand­ing pen of seven Bel­tex hoggs scal­ing 39.3kgs mak­ing £118 per head or 300.3ppk from Messrs Walker, Min­dork, Kirk­cowan.

Ex­port weight Black­face hoggs were out­stand­ing to sell top­ping at £90.50 and another pen to 223.8ppk both from Bar­lure Farms, New Luce. Heavy­weights sold to £107 from Messrs Kerr, Mid­town, Cas­tle Dou­glas.

Cast sheep sold sim­i­larly, top­ping at £95 for a BFL from Low Cre­och. Black­faces sold to £63 from Cul­doach. Hoggs, 25.5-32kg

Ave 168.93; top 195.4 – Texel: £59 Mossyard; £55, £54 South­wick. Black­face: £54 Mid­town; £51 Ar­doch; £51 Mossyard. 32.1-39kg

Ave 190.01; top 259.5 – Texel: £96 Mid­town; £85 Kil­dar­roch; £83 Romes­beoch; £ 81 Glen­lee; £ 80 South­wick. Che­viot: £85.50 Halket Leaths; £85 Kil­dar­roch. Black­face: £82.50 Bar­lure; £80.50 Ar­doch; £75 Glen­lee; £74 Castle­hill. 39.1-45.5kg

Ave 217.7; top 300.3 – Bel­tex: £118, £ 114, £ 111, £ 109 Min­dork; £ 112 Bridge­stone.

Texel: £ 102 Byre­croft ; £ 100 Breck­oniehill; £ 98 Min­dork ; £ 95 Bal­ger­ran; £ 94.50, £ 94, £ 93 Low Cre­och; £93 South­wick; £92 Tor­house­kie.

Che­viot: £ 93, £ 92 Ed­ing­ham; £90 Halket Leaths. Grey­face: £94 Cul­doach; £ 84 New­ton. Suf­folk: £ 90 Can­nee; £ 87 Mid­town; £ 86 Ard­man­noch. Black­face: £90.50, £88, £87.50, £87 Bar­lure; £90, £86.50 Ar­doch. 45.6-52kg

Aver 198.64; top 230.1 – Texel: £107 Mid­town; £102 Low Cre­och; £102, £100 Tor­houskie; £101 Burn­foot; £100 Edgar­ton; £100 Pul­cree.

Suf­folk: £94 Mossyard. Che­viot: £99.50 Halket Leaths; £96 Low Cre­och. Grey­face: £ 91.50 Romes­beoch. Black­face: £89 Lag­gan­park. 52+kg

Ave 183.49; top 196.3 – Texel: £106 Bal­ger­ran; £105 Hall of Drumpark; £104 Romes­beoch. Grey­face: £98 New­ton. Cast sheep

Ewes – Texel: £ 91 Fal­bae; £ 89 Byre­croft; £89 Lower Ard­man­noch; £89 Drum­cruil­ton.

Grey­face: £ 76 Byre­croft ; £ 74 Lag­gan­park, Che­viot: £86 Low Cre­och. Lleyn: £84 Grange.

BFL: £89 Lag­gan­park. Black­face: £63, £58 Cul­doach; £61.50, £58.50 Bar­lure; £58 Lag­gan­park.

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