LOVING FEELING AT PEDIGREE GALLOWAY SHOW & SALE ON VALENTINES DAY AT WALLETS MARTS

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WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED FRIDAY 14TH FEBRUARY 2014

PEDIGREE GALLOWAY SHOW & SALE

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited held their Annual Two Day Spring Show & Sale of Pedigree Galloway Cattle on Thursday 13thand Friday 14th February 2014.

A packed ringside of bidders were in attendance for this world famous event which drew buyers from Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland and Germany. A good level quality show of cattle were forward and trade for all classes was buoyant. Toppingthe bull trade at 5200 guineas was Strictly of Fingland from W. Wallace & Sonsselling to John and Andrew Tullie, Bowanhill. Champion Bull was Ben Lomond Glengoyne consigned by JM & D Maxwell and bought by Messrs J Heard, Devon.

Another two bulls also sold for 4000 guineas. First was Umpire of Romesbeoch from J & S Ross which sold to Herr Mastall, Germany and then Barlaes Lincoln from RJ McTurk sold to Messrs Dickinson.

Overall Female Champion was Lady Silverbell 8th of Gall-way from D & M Gall which sold to the judge David Cornthwaite, Balgray for 4100 guineas. D & M Gall also bought the next top priced heifer at 2700 gns with Lady Silverbell 9th of Gall-way which also went to David and Rosemary Cornthwaite.Also at 2700 gns was Blackcraig Moss Rose T426 from J & A Finlay and selling to Mr M McCornick, Barquhill. Two Galloway bullocks were forward from Kilnstown selling to £1575 for one at 358kgs and £945 for the other at 344kgs.

A feature of the sale was the dispersal of the “Bents” herd on behalf of the Late D Thomson. These cattle sold in natural condition were extremely well bid for with cows and calves topping at 1550 gns. In-calf heifers selling to 1380 gns and bulling heifers selling to 780gns.

Sale Averages:
18 Bulls average £2934:16 -£135.85
46 In-Calf & Bulling Heifers £1594.40 +£142.66
2 Commercial Cows & Calves £ 700.00 N/C
2 Steers £1260 +£168
Dispersal
1 Bull average £1470
6 Cows & Calves £1128.75
2 Cows in-calf £ 666.75
2 Heifers In-Calf £1449.00
14 Bulling Heifers £ 702.00

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