Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Report Tuesday 6th April 2021

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Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Ltd on Tuesday 6th April 2021 had some 822 prime and cast sheep forward.

709 Prime hoggs sold to average 303.6 ppk achieving an SQQ of 306.1. A smaller show of hoggs were were sold to the dearest trade ever seen, for all weights, topping at 341.1 pence per kilo for a pen of Cheviots from Messrs Jamieson, Garrochtrie. Top per head was £192 for a pen of heavy Texels from Messrs Hiddleston, Rigghead.

A smaller show of 112 cast sheep were an unbelievable trade and averaged £140 with the old record of £200 being smashed, first from Messrs Hendry, Rascarrel, topping the sale with a Texel ewe at £211 and again from Denty Texels, with a ewe at £210. Scotch Mules sold to £146.50 from Messrs Brown, Little Culmain. Blackfaces sold to £109 from Messrs Hiddleston, Wellhill.

 

LEADING PRICES

248                          32.1kg – 39kg                         Avg – 301.6ppk                       Top – 328.4ppk

 

Texel

£122.50 Irelandton; £116.50 Little Park

328.4 Irelandton

 

Cheviot

£121.50 Halket Leathes; £114.50 Edingham

318.9 Halket Leathes; 302.6 Horsecrook; 301.3 Edingham

 

Blackface

£119.50 Glen, GH; £118.50 Chirmorrie; £117.50 Horsecrook; £114.50 Irelandton; £114.50 Muil; £111.50 Parkhall

316.6, 312.7 Chirmorrie; 311.1, 308.8 Glen; 307.6 Horsecrook; 306.5 Barbush; 305.3 Muil

 

Shetland

£117.50 Galtway

310.8 Galtway

 

Ryeland

£106.50 Boghall

273.1 Boghall

 

Suffolk

£100 Wellhill

280.9 Wellhill

 

298                          39.1kg – 45.5kg                      Avg – 311.2ppk                       Top – 341.1ppk

 

Cheviot

£153.50, £141.50 Garrochtrie

341.1 Garrochtrie

 

Suffolk

£138.50 Galtway; £135 Nether Corsock

322.1 Galtway

 

Beltex

£135 Airyolland

316.2, 312.7 Airyolland

 

Texel

£135.50 Romesbeoch; £130 Glenkiln; £129.50, £128.50 Irelandton; £128.50 Lochurr

328.6, 318.9, 316.6 Irelandton; 328.6 Lochurr; 313.3 Romesbeoch; 313.3 Glenkiln

 

Blackface

£134.50, £128.50 Chirmorrie; £129.50 Craigengillan; £127.50 Romesbeoch; £125.50 Glenkiln; £123.50 Auchtralure

326.2 Craigengillan; 308.9, 307.8 Chirmorrie

Charollais

£133.50 Meikle Kirkland

296.7 Meikle Kirkland

 

Scotch Mule

£129.50 Romesbeoch; £125.50 Auchtralure

304.6 Auchtralure; 299.8 Romesbeoch

 

Rous

£127.50 Glentoo

300.0 Glentoo

 

97                            45.6kg – 52kg                         Avg – 307.9ppk                       Top – 333.7ppk

 

Texel

£166.50 Little Park; £165.50 Denty Texels; £164.50 Glenkiln; £158.50 Blackpark

333.7 Glenkiln; 332.2 Irelandton; 331.0 Denty Texels; 326.6 Little Culmain

 

Cheviot

£156.50 Garrochtrie; £148.50 Edingham; £143.50 Chirmorrie

331.6 Garrochtrie; 307.9 Chirmorrie; 306.2 Edingham

 

Suffolk

£146.50 Galtway; £145.50 Nether Corsock

291.0 Nether Corsock; 282.8 Galtway

 

Scotch Mule

£142.50 Romesbeoch

301.3 Romesbeoch

 

Blackface

£140 Glenkiln

304.3 Glenkiln

 

51                            52+ kg                     Avg – 265.8ppk                       Top – 315.9ppk

 

Texel

£192, £167.50 Rigghead; £166.50 Little Culmain; £165.50 Denty Texels; £164.50 Galtway

315.9, 299.1 Little Culmain; 306.3 Galtway; 299.9, 299.1 Rigghead

 

Suffolk

£155.50, £151.50 Galtway

259.2 Galtway; 234.7 Blackpark

 

Scotch Mule

£156.50, £155.50 Galtway

275.0 Galtway

 

CAST SHEEP

Ewes

Texel

£211 Rascarrel; £210 Denty Texel; £197 Rigghead

 

Beltex

£187 Rascarrel

 

Bleu

£187, £183 Rascarrel

 

Blue Texel

£170 Rigghead

 

Suffolk

£185, £179 Rigghead; £159 Meikle Kirkland; £159 Gelston

 

Charollais

£157 Gelston

 

Scotch Mule

£146.50 Little Culmain; £127 Nether Corsock; £127 Blackpark; £125 Craigengillan

 

Blackface

£109 Wellhill; £91 Chirmorrie

 

Lleyn

£103 Barnfield

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