55th Pedigree Luing Show & Sale Held At Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Friday 7th February 2020 held the 55th Premier Show & Sale of Luing Cattle.  Buyers were to the fore from Shetland in the north to Devon in the south which resulted in a wonderful trade throughout.


At the pre-sale show of heifers the judge Mr Alan Cowan, Philiphaugh Estate, Selkirk awarded the champion pair in-calf heifers to R McNee Ltd, Benhar which went onto sell for 2,500gns to Messrs Brown, North Bradley, reserve went to J S Murray, Rockcliffe for a pair of two year olds.


Bulling heifers were won by Messrs Barr, Milkieston for a lovely pair of roan heifers selling for 2,400gns to Backmuir.  Reserve was a pair from N Graham & son, Craigdarroch selling for 2,600gns to Messrs A C Burke, nether Stewarton, Eddleston.


Bulls were again a sound trade with the sale leader lot 166 Nunnerie Xenon from Alistair and David MacArthur fetching a new breed record of 25,000gns and selling to Messrs Renwick & Sons, Craig Douglas, Peebles, next up was lot 149 Benhar Xerox from R McNee Ltd fetching 14,000gns selling to Backmuir Trading Ltd, Backmuir Farm then at 10,000gns was lot 160 Finlarg Xplosion from Robert McNee Ltd selling to Kedzlie Farm Ltd.


31        Bulls                            Average          £5727.58

31        In-calf Heifers Average          £1700.32

85        Bulling Heifers           Average          £1684.94



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