Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 18th April 2017 had forward 325 prime and cast sheep.

 

237 Prime hoggs sold to average 172.14 (SQQ 177.38).  All classes were sharper with an end of season show forward.  Top today was heavy Texels from Messrs Watson, High Borgue at £90.  Top price per kilo were Blackface hoggs at 190.5p from Messrs Welsh, Lochurr, Moniaive.

 

Cast ewes would be similar apart from overfat ewes which would be cheaper.  Top was £113 for Texel rams from Irelandton and ewes topped at £109 for Suffolks from Mossend.

 

 

56           25.5-32                 Average 168.17                 Top 186.5            

 

Blackface

£58 Lochurr; £53.50 Irelandton; £51 Lochurr

 

Texel

£48 Irelandton

 

Suffolk

£49.50 Galtway

 

46           32.1-39                 Average 182.47                 Top 190.5

 

Greyface

£66, £61.50 Lochurr

 

Blackface

£72 Lochurr; £70.80 Irelandton

 

77           39.1-45.5              Average 179.26                 Top 186.7

 

Texel

£84 Fauld O’ Wheat; £82 West Barmoffity; £79 Irelandton

 

Cheviot

£83, £78, £71 Halket Leaths

 

Greyface

£74 Lochurr

 

Blackface

£77 Mains of Collin; £76.80, £76.50 Irelandton;

 

 

41           45.6 – 52                              Average 165.97                 Top 172.3

 

Suffolk

£81 Galtway

 

Blackface

£79 Irelandton; £77.50 Laghead

 

Cheviot

£82 Halket Leaths; £82, £79 West Barmoffity

 

17           52+                                         Average 149.01                 Top 162.3

 

Suffolk

£83 Galtway; £77 Halket Leaths

 

Texel

£90, £87.50 High Borgue

 

Greyface

£77 Mains of Collin

 

Ewes

 

Beltex

£105 Mossnae

 

Texel

£78 West Barmoffity; £77 Fauld O’Wheat; £77 Glenroan; £76, £74 Meiklewood; £72 High Borgue

 

Greyface

£79 Lintmill; £73 Barharrow;

 

Suffolk

£109 Mossend

 

Blackface

£54.50 Langbarns; £54, £52 High Borgue; £53 Auchenleck

 

Cheviot

£78 Grange; £69 Glenroan

 

Rams

£113 Irelandton; £111 Grange;

 

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