Wallets Marts Weekly Sales Reports 5th & 6th July 2021

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WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

MONDAY 5 JULY 2021

STORE CATTLE AND OTM CATTLE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Monday 5 July 2021 held their fortnightly sale of OTM and store cattle.

 

Top today was £1180 for Angus bullocks from Graplin Farms and 241.8ppk again from Graplin Farms.  Heifers sold to £1150 from Messrs Taylor, Galdenoch and 233.3 again from Little Galdenoch.

 

OTM cattle were a tremendous trade and were as dear as has been seen this year, selling to £1690.54 for a Simmental cow from Messrs Lindsay, Culnaightrie, which was part of a tremendous consignment of cast cows from Culnaightrie which sold to average 184.2ppk

 

Leading Prices

 

STORE CATTLE – BULLOCKS

 

Angus

£1180, £1010 Graplin Farms; £1070 Low Mains; £1040 Little Galdenoch

241.8, 227.5 Graplin Farms; 237.4 Little Galdenoch

 

Simmential

£1130, £1070 Graplin Farms; £1090 Little Galdenoch; £1080 Low Mains;

240.4, 237, 234.1 Graplin Farms; 235.4 Little Galdenoch; 234 Low Mains

 

STORE CATTLE – HEIFERS

 

Shorthorn

£1150 Little Galdenoch

 

Limousin

£1040 Edingham; £980 Little Galdenoch

231.6 Edingham; 226.9 Little Galdenoch

 

Charolais

£1000; £980 Little Galdenoch

224.7 Little Galdenoch

 

Simmential

£960, £940, £900 Little Galdenoch

233.3, 230.8, 229.3 Little Galdenoch

 

Angus

£920, £870 Little Galdenoch

228.9 Little Galdenoch

 

OTM CATTLE

 

HEIFERS

£1226.25, £1061.9 Torhousekie; £1032, £1015 Blackhills

225, 205 Torhousekie

 

COWS

 

Simmental

£1690.54, £1540.88, £1432 Culnaightrie; £1098 Castlehill

187, 181, 179 Culnaightrie; 169 Castlehill

 

Limousin

£1493.66, £1274.9, £1088.36 Derrie; £1118.95 Lower Ardmannoch

227, 209 Derrie

 

Charolais

£1486.65 Culnaightrie

187 Culnaightrie

 

Angus

£1424.5, £1346.4, £1125.82 Culnaightrie; £1260.8 Finniness; £1242.15, £1109.25 Townfoot, Glencaple; £1092.18 Torhousekie

197 Finniness; 187, 185, 181 Culnaightrie; 187 Torhousekie;

 

Continental

£1312.74 Culnaightrie

187 Culnaightrie

 

B Blue

£1217.16 Derrie; £1092 Cairnhouse;

189,153 Derrie; 167 Cairnhouse

 

Luing

£1179.9, £1122, £1020.5 West Preston

171 West Preston

 

Galloway

£1023.64 Ardwall

163, 159 Ardwall

 

BULLS

£1410 Fagra; £1164.24 Derrie; £1159.2 West Preston

161 West Preston; 154 Derrie; £141 Fagra

 

WALLETS MARTS CASTLE DOUGLAS LIMITED

TUESDAY 6th JULY 2021

WEEKLY PRIMESTOCK SALE

 

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Limited on Tuesday 6th July 2021 had forward 1478 prime and cast sheep.

 

1168 Prime lambs sold to average 254.73 (SQQ 255.11).

 

All classes of lambs were a flying trade and selling to the largest ringside of buyers in Southwest Scotland.  With seven buyers in attendance more lambs will be required going forward, with demand for all weights and classes catered for.

 

Top today was £142.50 for heavyweight Texel lambs from Messrs Hogan, Maryholm, Dumfries, with top per kilo being for Beltex lambs from Messrs Jardine, Upper Hardland, Balmaclellan at 325ppk

 

Cast sheep were forward in larger numbers and readily sold in the lead up to the Festival of Eid-al-Adha.  Top today was £145 for Texels from Messrs Sproat, Lennox Plunton with Scotch Mules to £117 from Ashfield and Blackface to £87 from Upper Hardland.

 

 

LEADING PRICES

 

Prime Lambs

 

287      32.19 – 39                   Top per kg 306.8         Average 253.99

 

Beltex

£114.50 Gelston Castle; £113.50 Maryholm

295.9 Gelston Castle; 294 Maryholm

 

Texel

£113.50 Maryfield; £111.50 Dornells; £108.50, £102.50 West Barmoffity;

306.8 Maryfield; 285.9 Dornells; 285.1 Bankswood;

 

Charolais

£96.50 West Barmoffity

247.4 West Barmoffity

 

Suffolk

£93.50 Mill of Plunton

240 Mill of Plunton

 

794      39.1 – 45                     Top per kg 325            Average 255.51

 

Beltex

£130 Upper Hardland; £124.50, £118.50, £111.50 Cullinaw; £120 Loaningfoot

325, 290.8 Upper Hardland; 287.5, 284.2 Cullinaw; 279.8 Upper Dullarg; 271.5, 270.4, 270.3 Gelston Castle

 

Texel

£123.50, £122.50 Maryholm; £123.50 Carseriggan; £118.50 West Barmofity; £117.50 Garrarie; £117.50 Upper Dullarg; £117.50 Brockloch; £115.50 Slatehouse; £115.50 Ashfield

287.2 Carseriggan; 284.1 Loaningfoot; 283.6, 272.6 Maryholm; 282.1 West Barmoffity; 281.6 Farhills;

 

Suffolk

£114.50 Gelston Castle; £107.50 Mill of Plunton;

262.6 Gelston Castle; 247.1 Mill of Plunton; 245.2 Palmallet;

 

Charolais

£118.50 Loaningfoot; £113.50, £109.50 Maryholm;

275.6, Loaningfoot; 267.1, 249.5, 241.3 Maryholm;

 

Scotch Mule

£107.50 Upper Hardland

246 Upper Hardland

 

Hampshire

£94.50 East Lanegate

238 East Lanegate

 

87        45.6 – 52                     Top per kg 272.4         Average 254.23

 

Texel

£142.50 Maryholm; £138.50 Douganhill; £137.50 Old Cluden; £136.50, £135.50, £135, £133.50, £132.50, £124.50 Bombie; £133.50 Old Cluden; £132.50 Mill of Plunton;

272.4, 271, 270.4, 270, 267.6 Bombie; 267 Old Cluden;

 

Beltex

£126.50 Cullinaw

269.1 Cullinaw

 

Charolais

£121.50 Loaningfoot; £118.50, £115.50 Gelston Castle

258.5 Loaningfoot; 257.6 Gelston Castle; 244.2 Gelston Castle

 

Suffolk

£118.50, £107.50 Palmallet; £116.50 Gelston Castle

250.5 Gelston Castle; 235.7, 232.4 Palmallet

 

Hampshire

£115.50 East Lanegate

251.1 East Lanegate

 

 

Cast Sheep

 

EWES

 

Texel

£145 Lennox Plunton; £141 Drumbreddan; £137 West Barmoffity; £137 Newmains; £137 Gelston Castle

 

Beltex

£119, Gelston Castle

 

Suffolk

£127 Galtway; £121 Newmains; £121 West Barmoffity;

 

Cheviot Mule

£125, £107 Gelston Castle

 

Cheviot

£119 Poldean; £107, £103 Dornells

 

Charolais

£119 Ashfield

 

Scotch Mule

£117 Ashfield; £113 Drumbreddan; £109 Valleyfield; £109 Galtway;

 

Dorset

£105 Meikle Cloak

 

Lleyn

£91 Poldean

 

Blackface

£87 Upper Hardland; £85 Ashfield;

 

Hoggs

 

Texel

£119, £107 Gelston Castle; £107 Halket Leathes; £107 Galtway

 

Suffolk

£119, £113 Galtway

 

Lleyn

£113 Poldean

 

Cheviot

£107.70 Garrochtrie; £105 Poldean

 

RAMS

£123 Galtway; £121, £119 Low Arkland;

 

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