Tues­day prices

The Galloway News - - FARM­ING -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas onTues­day had for­ward 292 prime and cast sheep.

109 prime hoggs sold sharper for all classes to av­er­age 242.63 (SQQ 249.71), sell­ing to £134 for Tex­els from Messrs Gra­ham, Knock­ven­nie Smiddy, Cas­tle Dou­glas, which also topped the ppk at 294.5.

Eight spring lambs sold to £115 for ex­port Suf­folks from Messrs McKill-Max­well, Hay­field, Thorn­hill.

175 cast sheep were sharper sell­ing to £149 for a Texel ram fromVal­ley­field and to £127 forTexel cross ewes fromTower, San­quhar. Lead­ing hoggs per head: Texel: £134 Knock­ven­nie Smiddy; £128, £121 Farhills; £117 Bar­whanny; £115 Lit­tle Park. Suf­folk: £130 Can­nee. Grey­face: £112 Brock­loch. Lleyn: £107 Bar­whanny. Che­viot: £100 Old Clu­den. Black­face: £95 Hay­field: Lead­ing hoggs per kilo: Texel: 294.5 Knock­ven­nie Smiddy; 271.4, 258.5 Bar­whanny; 262 Lit­tle Park. Black­face: 262.5, 254 Hay­field. Che­viot: 259.2 Old Clu­den. Cast sheep Ewes,Texel: £127Tower, San­quhar; £118 Cog­a­rth; £117 Lochside; £114 Can­nee. Che­viot Mule; £98 Cog­a­rth; £97 East Bar­mof­fity. Grey­face: £97 Can­nee; £97 Knock­ven­nie Smiddy; £92 Brock­loch; £92Tower, San­quhar; £91 Lochside. BFL: £115 Fin­ni­ness; £114 Lochside. Charo­lais; £82 Hay­field. Black­face; £76 Craig­ton Dairy House; £73 Bore­land of Girthon; £72 Brock­loch; £71Tower, San­quhar; £68 Lochside.

Rams,Texel: £149Val­ley­field. Ber­ri­chon £130 Ard­wall. BFL: £124 Ard­wall. Suf­folk: £100 Bore­land of Girthon.

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