WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 6 MAY 2019

STORE, BREEDING AND OTM CATTLE 

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited sold 310 Store Cattle, 39 OTM cattle and 103 Breeding Cattle at their fortnightly sale on Monday 6th May 2019.  Store cattle maintained recent rates despite being a plainer quality show.  Topping the trade at £1290 were Limousin X bullocks from Kirkmabreck, Creetown and 285.7p per kg. for a pen of Charolais crosses from Poldean, Moffat.  Heifers sold to £1175 for Limousin crosses from Kirkmabreck and to 240.7 for Charolais crosses from Bargatton, Laurieston.  Bullocks averaged 226.2p or £903.62 and heifers averaged 201.8p or £780.67.

 

At the annual Spring sale of breeding cattle Bulls topped at £3000 for a Limousin from regular consignor Messrs Hansell & Co, Nether Barr, Corsock.  Heifers and calves were well sought after selling to £2400 for an outstanding Limousin X heifer and bull calf from Messrs Fingland, Garmartin.  Bulling heifers were well bid for topping at £1160 from Messrs Marshall, Auchenleck.

 

 

OTM cattle met an animated demand selling to 158p per kg or £1160 for a Simmental from High Borgue.  Bulls sold to 128p for a Charolais from Margrie.  Overall average was 133.8p per kg.

 

Store Cattle

 

Sale Average:-

181 bullocks £903.62 or 226.18

127 heifers £780.67 or 201.82

 

Leading prices per head

Steers

29 Angus                              Top £1250            Average £995

£1250 Trowdale; £1200 Low Skeog; £1020 Low Craiglemine; £1015 Milton Park

 

5 Saler                   Top £990                              Average £851

£990 Kirkmabreck; £845, £730  Muncraig

 

7 Belted Galloway           Top £920                              Average £787.14

£920, £830 Glen

 

25 Limousin                        Top £1290                            Average £1069.12

£1290 Kirkmabreck; £1260, £1165 Barscarrow; £1190 Barskeoch Mains

 

6 Luing                                  Top  £845                             Average £806.67

£845 Muncraig

 

23 Simmental                    Top £1170                            Average £ 889.78

£1170 Craiglemine; £1115 Trowdale; £930 Palmallet

 

75 Charolais                        Top £1160            Average £858.47

£1160 Kirkmabreck; £1070, £1040, £1030 Low Skeog

 

Heifers

4 Angus                Top £945                              Average £757.50

£945 Castlehill; £925 Trowdale

 

 

32 Limousin                        Top £1005            Average £775.16

£1005, £1000 Kirkmabreck; £980 Drumhumphry

 

10 Simmental                    Top £980              Average £861

£980, £930 Drumhumphry; £930 Knockneen; £925 Trowdale

 

48 Charolais                        Top £1175                            Average £799.17

£1175 Kirkmabreck; £925 Trowdale; £875 Kenmure

 

18 Blonde                            Top £825                              Average £822.22

£825, £800 Knockneen

 

Leading prices per kg

 

 Steers

29 Angus                              Top 23.6.9           Average 223.11

236.9 Pallmallet; 234.2 Low Skeog

 

7 Belted Galloway           Top 206.5                             Average 199.33

206.5 Glen

 

5 Saler                   Top 213.4                             Average 208.14

213.4 Muncraig

 

25 Limousin                        Top 246.80                          Average 222.4

246.8 Maryfield; 243.2, 240.7 Low Skeog; 233.3 Barscarrow;

 

23 Simmental                    Top 232.1                             Average 218.23

232.1 Palmallet; 230.8 Maryfield;

 

75 Charolais                        Top 285.7                             Average 244.7

285.7, 265.8, 263.3 Poldean; 250 Culdoach

 

10 Blonde                            Top 216.6                             Average 212.2

216.6 Knockneen

 

Heifers

4 Angus                Top 209.7                             Average 189.6

209.7 Barstobrick; 206.5 Trowdale

 

32 Limousin                        Top 231.60                          Average 208.66

231.6 Barscarrow; 225.80 Maryfield; 214.7 Garrochtrie; 211 Kirkmabreck

 

10 Simmental                    Top 214                Average 199.41

214 Drumhumphry; 206.5 Trowdale; 203.1 Knockneen

 

48 Charolais                        Top 240.7                             Average 211.4

240.7, 224.8 Bargatton; 213 Kenmure; 211.40 Burnfoot

 

18 Blonde                            Top 203.2                             Average 200.69

203.2, 199.5 Knockneen

 

Breeding Cattle

 

Heifers with Bull Calves at Foot

£2400, £2350, £2250, £2250 (x2) Garmartin; £2350, £2250, £2100 Flathill; £2350, £2250, £2200, £2100 Derrie

 

Heifers with Heifers Calves at Foot

£2250, £2150(x2), £2100, £2050 Flathill; £2050, £1900, £1750 Garmartin

 

Bulling Heifers

£1160, £1000(x2), £900 Auchenleck

 

OTM

 

Cows

 

Angus

£1110.34 Compstonend; £928.56 Irelandton; £924.80 Castlehill

 

Hereford

£807.50 Old Cluden

 

Limousin

£1018.16 Compstonend; £992.12 Lower Ardmannoch

 

Charolais

£1062.60 Breckoniehill

 

Simmental

£1160 High Borgue; £964.24 Breckoniehill; £964.24 Mill of Plunton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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