Store Cattle met a Good Demand At Wallets Marts MONDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2019

Wallets Marts MONDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2019

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2019

OTM AND STORE CATTLE

STORE HOGGS

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas sold 105 Store Cattle, 25 OTM Cattle and 1353 Store and Breeding Sheep at their fortnightly sale on Monday 11th February 2019.

 

Store Cattle met a good demand and looked dearer than the previous sale with numbers falling short of buyers requirements.  Topping the sale at £1335 were a pen of Limousin bullocks from Messrs T Robb, Trolane, Dalry.  Top price per kg for bullocks was 223.4 paid to H Templeton, Old Land for Limousin crosses.  Heifers topped at £1290 for Limousin crosses from Trolane and 227p per kg for another pen of Limousin crosses from Trolane.  Overall sale averages were 201p per kg for bullocks and 193.4p per kg for heifers.

 

OTM Cattle were also dearer on the week topping at 138p for a Limousin cow from H & N Armstrong, Farhills and to £922.88 for a Limousin X from Upper Hardland.  Sale average was 108.4p per kg.

 

Bullocks

 

Aberdeen Angus

£940 Slatehouse; £815 Moss-side

 

Saler

£860, £810 Lochurr

 

Limousin

£1335 Trolane; £1060 Flathill; £1005 Hightae

 

Simmental

£960, £870 High Park; £810 Lochurr

 

British Blue

£1280 Trolane

 

Charolais

£1055 Knocksheen; £945 High Park

 

Heifers

 

Angus

£855 Balgerran

 

Limousin

£1180 Trolane

 

Simmetal

£1290 Trolane; £1230 Potterland; £1075 Disdow

 

British Blue

£925 High Park

 

Charolais

£1145, £1085 Disdow; £1000 Cotland

 

OTM

£922 (x2) Upper Hardland; £911, £851 Graplin Farms; £885 Lower Ardmannoch; £883 Muncraig; £801 Castlehill; £800 Farhills

 

1383 store and breeding sheep were forward and sold to a large ringside of bidders.  Breeding sheep sold to £96 for Scotch Mule Gimmers from Messrs Henderson, Stewarton.  Blackface ewes sold to £70 for Blackface ewes from Lowes Farming, Corsock

 

1211 store hoggs were a flying trade topping at £86 for Texels from Messrs Shaw, Killochy, Balmaclellan.

Due to high demand there will be a further sale in a fortnight on the 25th February – entries are readily invited.

 

Texel

£86, £85.50; £80 Killochy; £83.50 Rusko Farms; £81 10 Midtown

 

Suffolk

£84 Straith; £82.50 Backfell; £81 Copelaw

 

Greyface

£75 Backfell; £75 Rusko Farms

 

Cheviot

£69(x2), £67 Irelandton

 

Lleyn

£74 Glenbarr Farms; £71.50, £69.50 Auchenbaizie

 

Blackface

£68 Auchenbrack Estate; £63 Rusko Farms; £60 Copelaw

 

Beltex

£83 Copelaw

 

 

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2019

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 12th February 2019 had forward 1921 prime and cast sheep.

 

1438 prime hoggs sold to average 188.78 SQQ (194.66). Hoggs again a steady trade, lightweights would look sharper on the week.  Top today was £107 for export weight Beltex hoggs from Craigview, Springholm, top per kg was 258.31 for an outstanding pen of Beltex from Torhousekie, Wigtown.

 

A larger show of 375 Blackface hoggets sold to £83 for heavies from Barlure Farms, New Luce with a lightweight pen selling to 205.7 also from Barlure Farms, New Luce.

 

A Larger show of 483 cast sheep would see Texel ewes sharper and lean ewes with best Blackface and Scotch Mules similar, top was £115.50 for Beltex from Torhousekie, Mules sold to £69.50 from Galtway, Blackface sold to £56.50 x 2 firstly from Kenmure, Dunscore then from Knocksheen.

 

Leading hoggs per head

42           25.5 – 32                               Average 183.56                  Top 190.6

 

Blackface

£61 Holm of Dalquairn; £58 Cullinaw; £57 Garroch Est

 

Lleyn

£61 Nether Laggan

 

344         32.1 – 39                                Average 196.13                  Top 202.6

 

Texel

£76, £75.50 Irelandton; £73.50 Galtway

 

Cheviot

£74.50 Irelandton

 

Blackface

£75 Culdoach; £73, £72 Barlure; £71.50 Shirmers; £71 Garroch Est

 

603         39.1 – 45.5                            Average 194.48                  Top 258.1

 

Beltex

£107, £98, £96 Craigview; £104, £96 Torhousekie; £92 East Barmoffity

 

Texel

£94, £86 Craigview; £88.50 Midtown; £83.50 Edingham; £83 Newton; £83 Irelandton

 

Suffolk

£83 Galtway; £78.50 Halket Leaths

 

Cheviot

£79 Halket Leaths; £78 Craigview

 

Greyface

£78.50 Shirmers;

 

Lleyn

£77 Garrarie; £78 Auchencheyne

 

Blackface

£79.50, £79 Barlure; £77 Hannaston

 

420         45.6 – 52                                Average 178.9                    Top 190.5

 

Texel

£93 Edingham; £92.50, £90.50 Kenmure, Dunscore; £92, £91.50 Midtown; £92 Torhousekie

 

Suffolk

£92.50 Galtway; £89 Lower Ardmannoch

 

Charollais

£91 Park of Tongland

 

Cheviot

£87 Halket Leaths

 

Blackface

£83 Barlure

 

29           52+                                         Average 171.81                  Top 174

 

Texel

£95 Park of Tongland; £93 Muil; £91.50 Old Schoolhouse

 

Cast Sheep

 

EWES

 

Beltex

£115.50 Torhousekie

 

Texel

£105.50 Shennanton; £98.50 Galtway; £93.50 Kenmure; £83.50 Shennanton

 

Suffolk

£83.50 Shennanton

 

Greyface

£69.50 Galtway; £67.580 Torhousekie; £64.50 Kenmure;

 

Lleyn

£56.50 Auchenbainzie

 

Blackface

£56.50 Kenmure; £56.50 Knocksheen; £54.50 Muil; £52.50 Barlure; £52.50 Shirmers; £52.50 High Barcaple

 

Tups

 

BFL

£83.50 Culdoach;

 

Suffolk

£66.50 Meikle Cloak

 

Blackface

£49.50 Culdoach

 

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