Wallets Marts Scotch Mule Ewe Lamb Sale Monday 30th August 2021

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Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited Monday 30th August 2021 continued their Scotch Mule sales when they sold 8172 ewe lambs.

 

At the pre sale show, sponsored by Solway Agriculture, the Judge Mr A Booth, Hesley Hall awarded the Champion rosette for the pen of 40 to Messrs Shennan, Farden which sold to £198.  Reserve in this section was Messrs Brown Macqueston which sold for £185.  A new class in the Show was for pens of 20 and this was won by Messrs Mckie, Finniness and made £200 and reserve was Ryan Ferguson, Craigton which sold to £160.

 

Prices for selected pens were well in excess of seen before, topping at £202 for Fardens second pen.  Overall lambs were a credit to the vendors who were well rewarded with averages being up £10.92 to level at £132.27 for an extra 1032 sold.

 

LEADING PRICES

£202, £198, £180(x2), £162(x2) Farden; £200, £170 Finniness; £188 Carscreugh; £185, £178, £172, £160, £158, £156 Macqueston; £182, £172, £168, £155 Cudoach; £175, £150(x2) Sauchrie Mains; £172, £152(x2) Mains of Larg; £168 Murrayton; £168 Glenside; £165 Knockiebae; £162 Upper Hardland; £160 Craigton Dairy House; £158 Lagganpark; £155 Burnton; £155 Tower; £152(x2) Walton Park; £152 Upper Dullarg; £152 Little Park; £152 Barlaughlan; £150 Upper Glenlair

 

LEADING FLOCK AVERAGES

 

Name                                       No. Sold                                  Average

Farden                                    331                                         £169.80

Macqueston                          380                                         £153.98

Finniness                                137                                         £150.05

Upper Hardland                    146                                         £144.16

Little Torhouse                        74                                          £143.73

Mains of Larg                         312                                         £143.33

Tower, Sanquhar                  175                                         £142.34

Burnton                                  149                                         £141.15

Kirkmabreck                            71                                          £140.68

Glenside                                   99                                          £140.10

Garheugh                                 52                                          £139.92

Walton Park                          188                                         £139.60

Culdoach                                521                                         £138.76

Upper Glenlair                       235                                         £138.47

Mid Knockglass                       75                                          £138.33

Pinclanty                                  30                                          £138.00

 

 

 

A small show of 24 OTM cattle were forward and these topped at £1384 for a Limousin cow from Gelston Castle and 193ppk for an overage Angus steer from Messrs Armstrong, Langbarns.

 

OTM STEERS

£1177.30, £1017.50 Langbarns

 

OTM BULLS

£1306, £1155 High Ersock; £1035 Mill of Plunton

 

OTM COW

£1384 Gelston Castle; £1145.70, £1115.40, £1108.40 Mill of Plunton; £1049.40 Meikle Kirkland; £1026 Slatehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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