Wallets Marts Weekly Primestock Sale Report Tuesday 4 May 2021

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Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 4 May 2021 had forward 634 prime and cast sheep.

All classes of hoggs were sharper to average 285.34 (SQQ 288.0).   Well fleshed hoggs from 35.41 kgs were the trade of the day regularly selling over £3 pkg.

Top today was £162.50 for a pen of heavyweight Suffolks from Messrs Picken, Galtway, Kirkcudbright.

Cast sheep were also sharper selling to £193 for a Texel ram from Edgarton.  Mule ewes sold to £125 from Edgarton with Blackface to £97 from Boreland of Girthon.

 

LEADING PRICES

 

Prime Lambs

 

32        25.5 – 32          Average – 228.94        Top – 270.8

 

Blackface

£84.50 Rusko Farms; £79.50 Glen; £77.50 Horsecrook; £74.50 Drumlane

270.8 Rusko Farms

 

241      32.1 – 39         Average – 294.8          Top – 325.7

 

Cheviot

£121.50, £117.50 South Boig; £114.50 Muil

325.7, 317.6 South Boig; 318.1 Muil; 302.4 Horsecrook

 

Blackface

£120.50, £118.50 South Boig; £118.50 Craignell; £117.50 Barlaes; £115.50 Glensone

320.3, 314.9 South Boig; 313.6 Irelandton; 311.8 Craignell; 309.7 Glensone; 309.2 Barlaes

 

Texel

£117.50 Irelandton; £114.50 Townhead of Greenlaw; £113.50 Finniness

315.3 Finniness; 309.2 Irelandton; 301.3 Townhead of Greenlaw

 

147      39.1 – 45.5      Average – 289.77        Top – 301.1

 

Blackface

£133.50, £133 Barlaes; £132.50 Cullinaw; £128.50 Glensone; £126.50 Muil; £125.50 Craignell

297.8, 297.4, 297, 296 Barlaes; 295.5 Craignell; 294 Cullinaw; 293.5 Muil

 

Charolais

£132.50 Speddoch

301.1 Speddoch

 

Texel

£130.50 Glensone; £129 Rusko Farms; £122.50 Irelandton

300 Rusko Farms; 293.8 Irelandton; 290 Glensone

 

Cheviot

£125.50, £120 Muil; £124.50 South Boig;

300.7 South Boig

 

Scotch Mule

£125.50 Glensone

285.2

 

Shetland

£122.50 Galtway

293.1 Galtway

 

10        45.6 – 52         Average – 287.32        Top – 312.2

 

Suffolk

£153 Galtway

312.2 Galtway

 

Texel

£151.50 Galtway; £150.50 Townhead of Greenlaw

298.8 Galtway; 297.9 Byrecroft; 289.4 Townhead of Greenlaw

 

Blackface

£121 Drumlane

 

32        52+      Average – 256.85        Top – 283

 

Suffolk

£162.50 Galtway

283 Galtway

 

Texel

£155.50 Byrecroft; £153.50 Galtway; £147.50 Mill of Plunton

279.1 Galtway; 275.7 Mill of Plunton

 

Cheviot

£151 Slatehouse; £145 Irelandton

264 Irelandton

 

Shetland

£145 Galtway

263.6 Galtway

 

 

Cast Sheep

 

EWES

 

Texel

£149 Slatehouse; £141 Irelandton; £135 Byrecroft

 

Mill Blue

£135 Waterside

 

Scotch Mule

£125 Edgarton; £123, £121 Byrecroft; £123 Mill of Plunton; £120 Shirmers

 

Lleyn

£125, £123 High Milton; £107 Kirkpatrick Farming

 

Cheviot

£93, £91 Irelandton

 

Blackface

£97 Boreland of Girthon; £91 Pulcree; £87 Castlehill; £85 Slatehouse

 

RAMS

 

Texel

£193 Edgarton; £179 Irelandton

 

Blackface

£143 Barlaes

 

Cheviot

£143 Slatehouse