Tues­day prime and cast sheep sale

The Galloway News - - COUNTRY SIDE -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas Lim­ited on Tues­day 2 Oc­to­ber 2018 had for­ward 1395 prime and cast sheep.

702 prime lambs sold to av­er­age 155.39 (SQQ 159.35).

A smaller show of lambs were for­ward and again were harder to cash.

Lambs sold to £85 for Tex­els from Messrs McColm, Crail­loch , Port Wil­liam and to 190.5 for Bel­tex from Messrs Bunt­ing, Bridge­stone, Glen­lochar.

As with the lambs, cast sheep were also less money sell­ing to £122 for Suf­folk rams from Rig­ghead, Shaw­head and to £106 for Texel ewes from Drum­cruil­ton, Duris­deer. Lead­ing lamb prices per head: 56 lambs: 32.1 - 39: aAver­age 166.84; top 174.9.

Texel: £ 64 Lit­tle Park; £ 63.50, £ 62 Barn­backle.

252 lambs 39.1 – 45.5: av­er­age 157.9; top 190.5.

Bel­tex: £82 Wheatcroft; £80 Bridge­stone; £78 Carse­wal­loch. Texel: £76 Bar­ber­shall; £73 Can­nee; £73 South Quin­tine­spie; £70 Bore­land of Par­ton; £70 Carse­wal­loch; £70 Low Ark­land; £70 Kil­lochy. Suf­folk: £71 Bar­ber­shall; £69 Mid Th­reave. Roussin: £71.50 Crail­loch. Grey­face: £65 Miefield.

338 lambs 45.6 - 52: av­er­age 155.29; top 166.7.

Texel: £80 Crail­loch; £79.50 Mid Th­reave; £78 Castle­gower; £77.50 Val­ley­field; £77 Castle­hill. Suf­folk: £75 Castle­hill; £74 Nether Cor­sock. Roussin: £77.50 Crail­loch. Chev Mule: £70 Low Ark­land. Grey­face: £70 Castle­gower. 56 52+: av­er­age 139.36; top 153.3. Texel: £85 Crail­loch; £80 Gar­rochtrie; £80 Byre­croft; £80 Rig­ghead.

Suf­folk: £ 79 Mid Th­reave; £ 77 Gar­rochtrie. Cast sheep, ewes: Texel: £106 Drum­cruil­ton; £93 Sun­ny­hill; £90 Mun­craig; £84 Lit­tle Fen­wick; £82 Brock­loch; £81 Comp­sto­nend; £87, £81 Can­nee. Suf­folk: £75 Sun­ny­hill. Grey­face: £72 Brock­loch.

Black­face: £47 Lochside; £44 Brock­loch; £44 Drumelzier.

Suf­folk ram: £122 Rig­ghead.

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