Sim­i­lar trade for prime lambs

The Galloway News - - FARMING -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas Limited had for­ward 1642 prime and cast sheep at the mart on Tues­day.

1040 prime lambs sold to av­er­age 169.85 SQQ (172.08).

All classes were sim­i­lar on the week, sell­ing to £85 for Bel­tex lambs from Messrs Smith, Low Ark­land, Cas­tle Dou­glas top per kilo was 1.90ppk for Tex­els from Gar­roch Es­tate, New Gal­loway.

602 cast ewes were sharper on the week, sell­ing to £119 for Tex­els from Low Ark­land.

90 lambs, 32.1 - 39kg: av­er­age 175.58; top 183.9.

Texel £71 South­wick; £67 New­ton­hill. Bel­tex £66 Corra. Grey­face £65.50 Han­nas­ton.

733 lambs, 39.1 – 45.5kg: av­er­age 171.71; top 190.0.

Texel £ 85 Low Ark­land; £ 79 Drum­coltran; £78.50 Bore­land of Par­ton; £77 Romes­beoch; £77 Can­nee. Bel­tex £80, £77 Up­per Hard­land. Suf­folk £75.50 Trow­dale; £75.50 Glen­sone. Grey­face £73.50 Arvie; £73 Castle­gower. Black­face £68 Han­nas­ton.

217 lambs 45.6 - 52kg: av­er­age 162.72; top 170.0.

Texel £83 Bar­ber­shall; £83 Laigh Al­ter­caine; £ 82.50 Bore­land of Par­ton; £82 Romes­beoch; £82, £81 Low Ark­land; £80 Can­nee. Suf­folk £84 Arvie; £81 Bar­ber­shall; £80 Trow­dale. Grey­face £74 Fauld O’Wheat. Cast sheep, ewes: Texel £119, £103 Low Ark­land; £117 Gass, Glen­luce; £103, £92 Trow­dale; £95, £93 Farhills; £93 Bar­ber­shall. Blue­faced Leices­ter £89 Han­nas­ton. Che­viot Mule

£84, £73 Bore­land of Par­ton. Che­viot £83 Bar­whanny. Grey­face £83, £75 Corra; £83, £72 Fa­gra; £77 New­ton­hill; £73 Han­nas­ton.

Lleyn £79 Pold­ean. Swaledale £40 Nether Barr. Black­face £55 Gar­roch Es­tate; £53 Lag­gan­park; £49 Gass, Glen­luce.

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