Market prices and reports

AYR

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

1933 Prime and Cast Sheep sold.

1415 Prime Lambs sold, good leaner in speck lambs easily cashed with the 693 SQQ Lambs averaging 178.3p/kg, over fat Lambs harder to sell, 1415 Lambs forward averaged 171.3p/kg.

Top priced Lambs were Texels from Messrs Brown, Caprickhill at £92 Texel lambs sold to 192.2p/kg from I Watson, Keyshill.

Leading Prices (per head) Lambs:

Texel: £92 Caprickhill £88 Outmains & Fleminghill £86.50 Keyshill £85 Mossend (Ayr) £84.50 Keyshill £84 Suth Craigton & Greenridge £83 Laigh Tarbeg & Broadshean Charollais: £86.50 Keyshill £84 Castlemains Suffolk: £84 Blairbowie £83 Perryston Beltex: £80 South Craigton £78 Morrfield & St Murray Blackface: £65 Dykes £63 (x2) Grimmet Cross: £70 Outmains

Leading Prices (per kilo) Lambs:

Texel: 192.2p Keyshill 190.3p Schallochpark 189p Broadshean 187.6p Barmickhill 187.5p Broadshean 187p Altewan Charollais: 188p Keyshill Suffolk: 180.4p Perryston 178.6p Flemmyland 178.4p Perryston Beltex: 190.2p 186.1p South Craigton Blackface: 174.4p Dykes 170.3p Grimmet Cross: 161.1p Conisby

518 Cast sheep sold.

Cast sheep no dearer with over fat types cheaper, top price of £109 was paid for pure Texels from I McFadzean, Broadshean. Tups sold to £88 for Texels from J Murdoch, Fleminghill, Mule Ewes sold to £52.50 from St Murray, Burnton & Guiltreehill. Blackface Ewes peaked at £44 from A Millar, Baidlandhill.

Leading Prices (per head) Ewes:

Texel: £109 Broadshean Texel Cross: £82 Altewan Suffolk: £71 Moorfield Cheviot: £65 West Blackbyres Mule: £52.50 Guiltreehill, Burnton & St Murray Blackface: £44 Baidlandhill

Leading Prices (per head) Tups:

Texel: £88 Fleminghill Leicester: £82 Pennymore Beltex: £76 Fleminghill

Newton Stewart

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

1572 Prime & Cast Sheep Sold.

Lambs proved easier to cash with lean types in particular demand. The 1124 sold averaged 171.7p/kg with the 644 SQQ Lambs averaging 178.3p/kg. Heavyweight lambs sold to £90 for Texels from A Wright, Pinmore Mains. Texel Lambs from Cruise Farm, Newluce sold at 205p/kg for a pen of 16. A good show of Cast Sheep sold to £110 for Beltex Ewes from A McKay, Broughton Mains. Blackface Ewes to £43.80 from G McClymont, Cuil.

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Head):

Texel: £90 & £83 Pinmore Mains £85 Dinnans £84 High Boreland & Balligmorrie £83 Dalhabboch £82 & £81.80 Balsalloch Beltex: £82 & £80 (x3) Dinnans £81 Pinmore Mains £80.50 Carslae Charolais: £80 Pinmore Mains £77 Carslae Suffolk: £80.20 Pinmore Mains £77 High Barness £76.80 Carslae Blackface: £57.50 Barholm Cross: £74 & £70.50 Carscreugh £70 Glengyre, Balkissock, Pinclanty, Balligmorrie & Little Torhouse

Lambs (Leading Prices Per Kilo):

Texel: 205 & 199.4 Cruise 185.7 High Boreland 183.4 Holm Beltex: 197.4 Nether Cleugh 197 & 196.3 Auchleand 194.9 Carslae 192.9 Pinmore Mains Charolais: 186.3 & 184.5 North Kildarroch Suffolk: 182.9 Baltersan Blackface: 169.1 Nether Cleugh Cross: 183.3 Galdenoch 182.4 Penninghame Home Farm

Cast Ewes (Leading Prices Per Head):

Beltex: £110 Broughton Mains Texel Cross: £63 Barfad Cheviot: £59 Broughton Mains Cross: £55 Dunkeld Blackface: £43.80 Cuil

AYR

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd, had 37 Prime Cattle and Young Bulls, all classes sold similar to last week’s trade.

21 Heifers averaged 233.4p/kg or £1288.20

10 Bullocks averaged 234.76p or £1309.95

6 Bulls averaged 222.73p or £1436.62

Top price of the day was 246p (x2) for Limousin Heifers off Blairbowie and from Duchra or £1527.60 for a Simmental off Mid Ascog. Bullocks topped at 245p/kg for a Limousin off Auchentibbert or £1552.35 for a Limousin off Challochmun, Young Bulls to 243p/kg for a Limousin off Duchra or £1761.75

Leading Prices (per kilo) Heifers:

Lim: 246p Blairbowie & Duchra 244p Oxenshaw 240p Dykes & Langside Char: 234p Burnton 232p Dykes 230p Balnowlart & Langside Sim: 228p Mid Ascog B/Blue: 25p Langside

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bullocks:

Lim: 245p Auchentibbert 239p Challochmun 238p Birkentop & Auchentibbert

Leading Prices (per kilo) Bulls:

Lim: 243p Duchra Sal: 215p Cuil

28 Dairy Cattle, 7 Bulls and 14 Heifer Stirks sold today.

9 Commercial Dairy Cattle averaged £1554.44

13 Pedigree Females averaged £2251.85

7 Pedigree Bulls averaged £2205.00

6 In Calf Heifers averaged £1205.00

14 Heifer Stirks averaged £431.43

Champion animal in the yard was a fresh calved black & white Heifer off Messrs Steel, Kepculloch and sold to 2550gns to the Judge Messrs Struthers, Boylestone, Reserve was a Bull shown by Messrs Sloan, Darnlaw and sold for 2500gns to Messrs Young, Muirhouses.

Leading Prices (per head) Pedigree Heifers:

2550gns Kepculloch 2480gns Grange of Cree 2300gns East Carngillan & Easter Coxton 2250gns Easter Coxton & Tannockhill

Leading Prices (per head) Pedigree Cows:

2250gns Kepculloch & Willoxton

Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:

2500gns Darnlaw & Milton 2400gns Milton 2300gns Park O Barnaigh

Leading Prices (per head) In Calf Heifers:

Fries: £1300 Auchleand Ayrs: £1500 Badenheath Ayrs: £1250 Auchleand

Leading Prices (per head) Heifer Stirks:

Ayrs: £680 & £480 Badenheath Fries: £460 Meikle Laught

98 Calves and Stirks sold with a poorer show for quality forward, however all types were harder to cash on the week.

Leading Prices (per head) Bulls:

Limx: £480 Graystale £355 Merkland B/Bx: £415 Larbrax £325 Larbrax £295 Kibbleston A/Ax: £385 Ardgate £350 Cairnweil Simx: £370 Drumachloy Sax: £345 Graystale

Leading Prices (per head) Heifers:

Limx: £380 Knockeen £360 Graystale £310 Drumachloy £280 (x2) Hayston £270 Drumdow B/Bx: £370 Larbrax £345 Craigie Mains £275 (x2) East St Colmac & Craigie Mains Simx: £335 Ardgate

Leading Prices (per head) Stirks Bullocks:

A/Ax: £750 Benston B/Bx: £710 (x2) Auchentiber

249 Cast Cows & Bulls sold, a better show of fed Dairy Cattle forward, trade firmer.

8 Bulls averaged 119.41p/kg

64 Beef Cows averaged 112.5p/k

147 Dairy Cows averaged 94.7p/kg

30 Clean Cattle averaged 169.5p/kg

Bulls topped at £1490 for an 
A/Angus off Main Street or 171.26p/kg