TUES­DAY WAL­LETS

The Galloway News - - FARMING -

Wal­lets Marts Cas­tle Dou­glas Lim­ited had for­ward 1070 Prime and Cast Sheep on Tues­day.

870 prime sheep sold to av­er­age 195.13 (SQQ 205.65). All classes were sharper with heavy sheep show­ing the largest rise.

Top was £103 for heavyTex­els from Messrs Por­te­ous, Lower Ard­man­noch. Top per kilo was 223.7 for a pen of Suf­folks from Messrs Hen­der­son, Bre­con­side. Black­face hoggs sold to £93 and 216ppk from Craigengil­lan Est, Beoch Loch Doon.

200 cast sheep were a steady trade once again sell­ing to £141.50 for an out­stand­ing-Texel ewe fromTown­head of Cul­loch. Mules sold to £83.50 from Lower Sheild­hill with Black­face to £68.50 twice from Pul­cree and Rain­ton.

Lead­ing hoggs per head: 31, 25.5-32, Av­er­age 193.25, Top 208.2 Shet­land, £63.50 Rain­ton Texel, £62 Lochdow Black­face: £57.50 Fal­bae, 117, 32.1-39, Av­er­age 196.85, Top 207.5 Texel: £77 Lit­tle Park Black­face: £76 Dro­more; £69.50 Chir­mor­rie; £69 Holm­side; £69 Fal­bae 371, 39.1-45.5, Av­er­age 208.63,Top 223.7 Texel: £98, £96.50, £92.50 Bre­con­side; £91.50 Bore­land of Girthon; £91 School House; £89.50 Lit­tle Park Suf­folk: £93 Bre­con­side Black­face: £93, £91.50, £90 Beoch Loch Doon; £92 Ar­doch; £89 Rank­in­ston Che­viot: £92 Ed­ing­ham; £90.50 Craigview Grey­face: £82.50 Bore­land of Girthon 295, 45.6-52, Av­er­age 185.75,Top 198 Texel: £98, £97.50, £96 School House; £97.50 Nether Cor­sock; £97.50 Lit­tle Cul­main; £97 Lochdow

Suf­folk: £97Wheatcro­ft; £94.50 Bar­ber­shall; £94.50 Bre­con­side; £94.50 Ed­ing­ham; £94.50 Halket Leathes; £94 Lower Ard­man­noch Grey­face: £97, £95 Rank­in­ston Che­viot: £94, £92.50 Halket Leathes; £92.50 (x2) Craigview Black­face: £92 Beoch; 59, 52+ Av­er­age 172.71,Top 191.7 Texel: £102 Lit­tle Cul­main; £101Town­head of cul­loch; £99 Lochdow; £97 Drum­neil Grey­face: £95.50 Ed­ing­ham; £92 Rank­in­ston Che­viot: £94.50 Halket Leathes; £93.50 Craigview Suf­folk: £103 Lower Ard­man­noch; £99, £97 Nether Cor­sock, Cast Sheep

EWES:Texel, £141.50, 3131Town­head of Cul­loch; £92.50 Lochdow; £87.50, £86.50 Bar­ber­shall; £86.50 Lochdow Suf­folk: £80.50Town­head of Cul­loch Grey­face: £83.50, 381.50 Lower Sheild­hill; £78.50, £77.50 Rain­ton; £76.50 Bar­ber­shall

Black­face: £68.50 Pul­cree; £68.50 Rain­ton; £62.50 Glen; £62.50 Bore­land of Girthon; £60.50 Fal­bae Lleyn: £78.50 Old Clu­den Tups:Texel £111 Lower Sheild­hill Black­face: £68.50 Glen; £63.50 Chir­mor­rie

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