Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Report 7 & 8 October 2019

WALLETS MARTS WEEKLY SALES REPORT 7 & 8 October 2019

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 7th SEPTEMBER 2019

OTM & STORE CATTLE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Monday 7th October 2019 had forward 1589 store lambs, 111 OTM and store cattle and 59 cows and heifers with calves.

 

Top in the Autumn sale of breeding cattle was £2100 for and outstanding Limousin heifer and Limousin bull calf from Messrs Fingland, Garmartin.  Messrs Fisher, Flathill top was £2020 for a British Blue Heifer with bull calf, all classes were readily bid for with the trade pleasing for the sellers and some buyers leaving empty handed.

 

Store cattle topper at £1265 for a Limousin bullock from Messrs Robb, Trolane with the heifers from the same home selling to £1190.  OTM’s sold to £1071.36 for an Aberdeen Angus from Trolane with Stabilisers selling to 142pkg from Congeith.

 

1589 store lambs were again a flyer and well short of requirements with more needed in a fortnight to satisfy the demand.  Top was an outstanding pen of Texel lambs at £68 from Messrs Peacock, Tower, Dalry.

 

 

STORES

Bullocks

 

Angus

£940, £865 Graplin

 

Limousin

£1265, £1050 Trolane

 

British Blue

£1190 Trolane

 

Heifers

 

Angus

£1190 Trolane

 

Simmental

£815 Park of Tongland; £800 Victoria House

 

Blonde

£785 Victoria House

 

British Blue

£850 Auchenleck

 

OTM

 

Cows

 

Angus

£1071 Trolane; £1037.16 Mill of Plunton; £872.96 Culnaightrie

 

 

Holstein

£961 West Balsalloch

 

Continental

£884.37, £825.60, £791.12 Congeith

 

Simmential

£930, £852.17 Congeith; £835.52 Culnaightrie

 

Breeding Cattle

 

Heifers with bull calves at foot

£2100, £2000, £1720 Garmatin; £2020, £1750 (x2), £1700 (x3) Flathill; £1880 Derrie

 

Heifers with heifer calves at foot

£1950, £1820, £1800 Garmartin; £1880, £1800 Flathill

 

TUESDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2019

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 8th October 2019 had forward 1760 prime and cast sheep.

 

1430 prime lambs were again a sound trade, if anything slightly sharper on the week especially for export weight lambs.  Best bred lambs sold to 209.3 and £90 from Messrs Brown, Boyach, Isle of Whithorn, with heavies selling to £92 for a nailer of a Beltex from Messrs McCubbin, Kenmure, Dunscore.

 

330 cast ewes sold to a similar trade, topping at £95.50 for Texels from Farhills.

 

With the current spell of adverse weather we would suggest that tails are clipped out and lambs presented as clean as possible to avoid the commencement of clipping.

 

Lambs

113       32.1-39             Average 159.5                          Top 170.30

 

Texel

£65 Kirkland View; £64 Dornells Est; £63 Ryes

1703 Ryes; 166.7 Kirkland View; 164.1 Dornells Est

 

776       39.1 – 45.5        Average 170.88                         Top 209.3

 

Texel

£90, £81.50 Boyach; £83.50 Killochy; £81 Brochloch; £81 Polquhairn; £80.50 Upper Hardland; £80.50 Balgerran; £80.50 Barnbackle

209.3, 198.8 Boyach; 194.2 Killochy; 189.4 Barnbackle; 187.1 Ryes; 186 Balgerran

 

Beltex

£81 Dornells Est; £80 Upper Hardland; £80 Mid Threave

202.5 Dornells Est; 187.4 Upper Hardland; 186 Mid Threave

 

Suffolk

£74 Garrarie; £72 Breconside; £70.50 Barbershall

168.2 Garrarie; 167.1, 166.7 Breconside

 

Greyface

£72 Castlegower; £71.50 Castlehill, £69.50 Achie; £69 Garheugh; £69.50 Shirmers; £68 Garroch Est

164.3 Garheugh; 160 Kirkland View; 159.6 Castlehill; 159.4 Shirmers; 158.9 Castlgower; 158.7 Achie

 

Roussin

£75 Farhills

180.7 Farhills

 

474       45.6 -52 Average 160.77                         Top 180.4

 

Texel

£85 Muircleugh; £83 Loch House; £82 barnbackle; £81 East Altercannoch; £80 Kenmure, Dunscore; £80 Balgerran

172.9 Boyach; 170 Muircleugh; 168.5 Auchenleck; 168.1 Killochy; 167.8 Little Culmain

 

Suffolk

£82.50 Mid Threave; £82 £80 Redcroft; £80 Auchenleck; £78 Garrarie

163.3 Redcroft; 162.5 Garrarrie;  162.4 Auchenleck; 161.7 Garroch Estate

 

67         52+                   Average 156.08                         Top 164.4

 

Texel

£83.50 Douganhill; £82 Mid Threave; £80; £80 Balgerran

 

Cast Sheep

EWES

 

Texel

£95.50, £84.50 Farhills; £97.50 Little Culmain; £87.50, £82.50 Kelloside

 

Suffolk

£85.50 Kenmure, Dunscore

 

BFL

£80.50 South Quintinespie

 

Cheviot Mule

£67.50, £58.50 Boreland of Parton

 

Greyface

£60 Boyach; £59.50 Little Culmain; £58.50 Kelloside; £57.50 Barbershall; £57.50 Ashfield; £57.50 Polquhairn

 

RAMS

 

Zwartable

£85.50 Smiddy Bungalow

 

RETIRAL / LEAVING COLLECTIONS

 

In the near future we will have 2 departures from the firm after a combined total of 80+ years service.

Robert Thomson (Rab) will retire from the firm on the 31st October 2019.

Robin B Anderson, Managing Director will be taking up a new post as

Head of Livestock with Aberdeen & Northern Marts.

Robin will leave the company on the 15th November 2019.

Anyone wishing to donate to either of the above collections are welcome to do by hand or by post to;

Wallets Marts CD Ltd. F.A.O Andrew Watson, New Market Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1HY

 

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