Over 1300 prime sheep forward

Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Ltd had forward 1303 prime and cast sheep at their weekly sale on Tuesday, December 30.

The 1126 prime lambs were easier on the week selling to average 180.7p (SQQ 183.5p). Top per kilo of 202.4p for smart Texels ex Brockloch and a top per head of £92 for heavy Texels ex West Kirkcarswell.

177 cast ewes and rams were very dear once again selling to £110 for Texel ewes ex Hillside, Mules to £91 ex Spittal and Blackface to £70.50 ex Mossyard.

Light 32.1 – 39

Average 186.44p per kg Top Price 218p per kg

BLACKFACE

Cullinaw £69.50; Mossyard £68; Castlegower £65.20; RKG £60

CHEVIOT

RKG £72

GREYFACE

Bogue £67

SUFFOLK

Redcoft £71

TEXEL

RKG £73; Balgerran £73; Romesbeoch £72; Tappitlane £70; Mossyard £70; Redcroft £70; Airds of Balcary £70

Medium 39.1 – 45

Average 181.59p per kg Top Price 202.4p per kg

CHEVIOT

Garrochtrie £80; RKG £73

GREYFACE

Bogue £74; Auchenleck £72; Culdoach £71; Castlegower £70; Romesbeoch £70; Mossyard £70

SUFFOLK

Lagganorie £75; Redcroft £75; Romesbeoch 374.80; Airds of Balcary £72; Auchenleck £72;

TEXEL

Brockloch £83; West Kirkcarswell £82; Culdoach £80; Burecroft £80; Garrochtrie £78; Flathill £78; Kenmure £77.50

BELTEX

West Kirkcarswell £85; Flathill £74;

Heavy 45.6 – 52

Average 171.56p per kg Top Price 185.9p per kg

BLACKFACE

Culdoach £74.50

BLUEFACED LEICESTER

Tappit Lane £66.50

CHEVIOT

South Quintenespie £82;

GREYFACE

South Quintenespie £83; Culdoach £76; Auchenleck £74.50; Castlegower £72;

SUFFOLK

Romesbeoch £85; Lagganorie £82; Auchenleck £80

TEXEL

West Kirkcarswell £92; Flathill £90; Mossyard £85; Breckoniehill £84; Lagganorie £84; Orchardton £88; Garrochtrie £81; RKG £80

EWES

BLACKFACE

Mossyard £70.50; Airds of Balcary £66; Garrochtrie £65.50; Boghouse £58; Castlegower £58

BLUEFACED LEICESTER

Tappit Lane £77.50

CHEVIOT

Carton Croft £100

CHAROLLAIS

Boghouse £48

GREYFACE

Spittal £91; Airds of Balcary £87; Flathill £87; Mossyard £82;

SUFFOLK

Meikle Kirkland £106

TEXEL

Hillside £110; Airds of Balcary £84; Carton Croft £82; Spittal £79

RAMS

BLACKFACE

Castlegower £74

BLUEFACED LEICESTER

Airds of Balcary £74

LLEYN

Airds of Balcary £85

TEXEL