Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Report 8 & 9/4/19

Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Report 9/4/19

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 8TH APRIL 2019

STORE AND OTM CATTLE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited continued their fortnightly sales on Monday 8th April 2019 when they sold 898 Store and OTM Cattle.

 

With a greatly increased entry forward a busy ringside of bidders were present resulting in a very successful days trading for everyone involved.  The recent flush of grass and firming of beef prices ensured a more positive approach by all concerned.

 

All classes of cattle met a strong demand topping at £1260 for a pen of Limousin bullocks from Messrs Robb, Trolane, Dalry.  Top price per kg was 279.6p paid to Messrs Davidson, Poldean for a pen of eight Charolais bullocks.  Poldean sold 29 bullocks to average 277.1p per kg.  The heifer section topped at £1180 for a pen of Charolais crosses from Messrs McHarrie, High Glenjorrie and 271.4p per kg for an outstanding South Devon heifers from Messrs N & J Newbould & Son, Meikle Cloak, Dalbeattie.

 

Overall sale average saw 523 bullocks level at 219.4p or £924.12 whilst 346 heifers averaged 211.2p per kg or £832.01

 

Numbers were well short of buyers requirements in the OTM when 29 cattle met a seriously competitive trade topping at £1098.92 or 160p per kg for a Limousin cross cow from Messrs Wright, West Balscalloch.  Overage heifers sold to 160p fpr an AAx from RKG Farms, Irelandton whilst cast bulls sold to 110p per kg for a Luing from Messrs Stewart, High Ardwell.  Overall average was 136.59p per kg.

 

Leading prices per head

Steers

95 Angus                              Top £1260                            Average £961.47

£1260 Trolane; £1120, £1070 Irelandton; £1080 Garrarie; £1040(x2) Cogarth; £1020 Palmallet

 

19 Galloway                       Top £1000                            Average £778.68

£1000 Miefield; £965 Ardwall;

 

38 Belted Galloway         Top £935                              Average £793.95

£935, £930 Muil; £890 Irelandton; £890, £875 Speddoch

 

73 Saler                                Top £1160                            Average £894.73

£1160, £1040 Copelaw; £1075, £1040 Fagra;

 

81 Limousin                        Top £1190                            Average £990.37

£1190, £1160 Shangan; £1165, £1120 Flathill; £1160 Trolane; £1095 Margrie

 

6 Shorthorn                        Top £925                              Average £870.83

£1000 Mid Threave; £985 Ardwall; £925 Bogue

74 Simmental                    Top £1120                            Average £932.64

£1120 Margrie; £1100 Garrarie; £1100 Fagra; £1070 Mid Threave; £1055 Copelaw; £1045 Palmallet

 

14 Luing                                Top £1110                            Average £1078.57

£1110, £1055 Copelaw

 

106 Charolais                     Top £1210                            Average £909.34

£1210, £1145 High Glenjorrie; £1180 Shangan; £1155 Lochside; £1080, £1065 Mossyard

 

Heifers

32 Angus                              Top £960                              Average £871.25

£960, £925 Irelandton; £935 Trowdale; £905 Mid Threave

 

7 Saler                                   Top £990                              Average £707.14

£990, £975 Fagra

 

85 Limousin                        Top £1065                            Average £815.94

£1065 Shangan; £1050 Barwhinnock; £1045 Cardoness; £1000 Lochside

 

56 Simmental                    Top £1070                            Average £820.45

£1070, £1050 Barnbackle; £990 Fagra; £990 Drumneil; £970 Mid Threave

 

136 Charolais                      Top £1180                            Average £858.16

£1180, £1100 High Glenjorrie; £1125 Drumneil; £1030 Margrie; £1025 Shangan

 

6 South Devon                   Top £1140                            Average £890

£1140 Meikle cloak

 

10 B/Blue                             Top £970                              Average £970

£970 Corsock Farm

 

10 Belted Galloway         Top £700                              Average £662.50

£700, £680 Speddoch; £665 Irelandton

 

Leading prices per kg

 

 Steers

95 Angus                              Top 242.70                          Average 216.86

242.7 Garrarie; 235.8 Palmallet; 229.8 Trowdale; 226.2 Irelandton; 225.1 Cogarth

 

19 Galloway                       Top 230.50                          Average 220.83

230.5 , 215.5 Miefield; 203.2 Ardwall

 

38 Belted Galloway         Top 225.90                          Average 211.27

225.9, 223.7 Speddoch; 223.4 Muil

 

73 Saler                                Top 242.80                          Average 223.47

242.8 Muncraig; 233.1, 232.5 Rusko Farms; 231.1 Park of Tongland

 

81 Limousin                        Top 249.20                          Average 218.89

249.2 Maryfield; 239.8 Mill of Plunton; 238 Cardoness; 236.3, 235.7 Kirkland, KPD; 231.2 Garroch Estate

 

6 Shorthorn                        Top 258.40                          Average 218.73

258.4 Bogue

 

74 Simmental                    Top 239.80                          Average 218.34                                

239.8 Mill of Plunton; 231.30 Trowdale; 230.30, 227.30, 226.70 High Park; 224.20 Park of Tongland

 

106 Charolais                     Top 279.60                          Average 239.99

279.60, 278.80, 276, 274.20 Poldean; 264.30, 243.20 Bargatton; 243.2, 236.70, 235.30 Mossyard; 232.6 Shennanton

 

Heifers

32 Angus                              Top 213.10                          Average 198.32

213.1 Barnbackle; 212.9 Garrarie; 209.6 Irelandton; 209.2 Trowdale

 

7 Saler                                   Top 208.20                          Average 205.87                

208.2 Muncraig; 208.1, 201.2 Fagra

 

85 Limousin                        Top 254.10                          Average 216.89

254.1, 234.7, 233.7 Boghouse; 229.8 Barwhinnock; 229.8 Cardoness

 

56 Simmental                    Top 233.80                          Average 209.51

233.8, 229.1, 216 High Park; 209.5 Garrarie

 

136 Charolais                     Top 260.30                          Average 217.95

260.3, 253.6, 231.8 Poldean; £228.5 Shennanton; 224.8 Trowdale

6 South Devon                   Top 271.40                          Average 215.57

271.4 Meikle Cloak

10 Belted Galloway         Top 192.40                          Average 187.12

192.4 Muil; 190.5 Speddoch

 

OTM

 

Heifers

£925.40 High Ardwell; £854 Irelandton

 

Cows

 

Angus

£1056 Trolane; £898, £857 Irelandton; £844 Park of Tongland

 

Limousin

£1098 West Balscalloch; £918 Drumneil

 

Shorthorn

£878 Drumneil

 

Simmental

£1045 Trolane

 

B/Blue

£989 Trolane

 

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

TUESDAY 9APRIL 2019

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 9th  April 2019 had forward 1092 Prime and Cast Sheep

 

905 prime sheep sold to average 198.96 SQQ(211.56) lightweight and export hoggs were in high demand heavies were a mixed show with some slightly better in the week

 

Top today was £113 for an outstanding Texel hoggs from Messrs Johnston Townhead of Culloch Dalbeattie top per kilo was 267 for beltex from Messrs MacTagtgart, Craigview  Blackface sold to £96 from Messrs Burns, Craignell and to 227.5 for a pen of export weights from Beoch Loch doon

 

187 cast sheep were again readily bid for selling to £131.50 for texels from Barlocco

 

 

Leading hoggs per head

 

29           25.5-32                 Average 149                       Top 222.2

 

Beltex

£70 Gass

 

Blackface

£50 Glenside

 

Texel

£53 Barlocco

 

253         32.1-39                 Average 209.65                 Top 238.5

 

Texel

£93 Wheatcroft; £86.50 Irelandton

 

Blackface

£88.50 Craignell; £83 Culdoach; £82.50, £78.50 Beoch Loch Doon; £79.50 Irelandton; £77 Beoch, Cairnryan; £77 Speddoch

 

Cheviot

£85 Craigview

 

301         39.1-45.5                              Average 217.29                 Top 267

 

Beltex

£110 Gass, Glenluce; £106, £102 Craigview

 

Texel

£102 Craigview; £96, £95 Irelandton; £95 Galtway; £94.50 Camrie

 

Suffolk

£92.50 Camrie

 

Greyface

£92 Culdoach

 

Blackface

£96 Craignell; £93, £91Beoch Loch Doon; £90.50 Irelandton

 

Cheviot

£94, £93 Craigview; £93.50 Halket Leathes; £92 Gass, Glenluce

 

205         45.6-52                 Average 189.76                 Top 219.1

Beltex

£103 Carsewalloch

 

Texel

£103, £98 Drumcoltran; £99 Edingham; £99 Craigview; £98.50 East Barmoffity

 

Suffolk

£97 Edingham; £94.50 Lower Ardmannoch; £93.50 Camrie; £90 Airyolland

 

Cheviot

£95, £91.50 Halket Leathes; £93 Edingham

 

117         52+                         Average 169.55                 Top 189.9

 

Texel

£113 Townhead of Culloch; £109 Little Culmain; £109 Craigview

 

Cheviot

£99.50 Halket Leathes; £98 Craigview

 

Suffolk

£100 Edingham; £99 Camrie; £98 Galtway

 

Cast Sheep

 

EWES

 

Texel

£131.50 Barlocco; £110.50 South Qunitinespie; £108.50 Carsewalloch; £106.50 Barnbackle

 

Beltex

£124.50 Carsewalloch

 

Cheviot

£77.50 Irelandton

 

Cheviot Mule

£74.50 Glenside

 

BFL

£96.50, £91.50 High Borgue

 

Scotch Mule

£80.50 Irelandton; £77.50 Barnbackle; £76.50 Beoch Cairnryan

 

Blackface

£64.50 Blackcraig; £60.50 Glenside; £57.50 Garroch Estate

 

Tups

Texel

£103.50 Barnbackle; £97.50 High Borgue

 

Berichon

£93.50 Barnbackle

 

Lleyn

£78.50 Buittle Mains

 

Blackface

£72.50 Blackcraig

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