SALE REPORT FOR SALE HELD AT CALEDONIAN MARTS LTD ON
Tuesday 7th February 2023
Caledonian Marts Ltd (Tuesday 7th February 2023) had forward 1589 Prime Hoggs, Ewes and Tups at their Weekly Prime Stock Sale.
Also today was Caledonian Marts Blackface Prime Hoggs Show & Sale, kindly sponsored by Hugh O Neil and ably Judged by W Shearer. The following were Mr Shearer’s results.
1st & Overall Champion C & K Malone, Pitcairn 46.4kg @ £105 purchased by the Judge.
2nd & Reserve Champion C Little, East Bracklinn 44.6kg @ £99
3rd J W Little, Letar 42.5kg @ £91
42.1kg and under
1st C & K Malone, Pitcairn 40.7kg @ £94.50
2nd J W Little, Letar 41.4kg @ £91
3rd Taylor Bros, Dall 37kg @ £82.50
Including all the Blackfaces forward (402) out of 1028 the overall average levelled at a respectful 226p per kg. Again, Hoggs lacking meat are extremely difficult to sell. Good type in spec Hoggs with meat on were 240p+
Leading the way today went to W D Farquharson, Cairncortie, Arbroath at 295p per kg for a pen of Texels. Pounds per head went to Dalchirla Farms, Muthill for a pen of Texels £160.
Other Leading Prices: -
Blackface 223p Dall; £83 Glenturret
Texel 248p Kinnighallen; £95 Kinnighallen
Beltex 270p Kinninmonth; £100 Kinninmonth
39.1kg – 45.5kg:
Suffolk 230p Greencraig; £104.50 Greencraig
Blackface 232p Pitcairn; £99 East Bracklinn
Texel 295p Cairncortie; £124 Hoprig
Texel X 289p Harviesmailing; £130 Harviesmailing
Beltex 280p Lintibert; £127 Lintibert
45.6kg – 52kg:
Blackface 226p Pitcairn; £105 Pitcairn
Texel 271p Braco Castle; £138 Braco Castle
Texel X 265p Hilltarvit; £135 Hilltarvit
Beltex 286p Easter Ochtermuthill; £140 Easter Ochtermuthill
Mule 215p Summerhouse; £101 Summerhouse
Texel 252p Dalchirla Farm; £160, £140, £136 Dalchirla Farm
Beltex 268p Doune Farm; £142 Doune Farm
A Large show of Cast Ewes were forward today, with all classes dearer, and BF’s in particular demand.
The sale topped at £234 for a Texel Ewe P G Perring & Son, Hoprig, Cocksburnpath.
Cast tups still in great demand with them topping at £169 for a Texel Tup.
Other Leading Prices:
£159 Woodend (Armadale)
£93 Woodend (Armadale)
£78 Woodend (Balfron)
£99 West Dron
£127 Branxton & Hoprig
The next Sale of Prime & Cast Ewes will be held on Tuesday 14th February 2023
All Classes of Stock required on a weekly basis. Please contact;
Oliver Shearman – 07730 046252
Nick North – 07493 758255
Gina Perring – 07393 645524
Office – 01786 450922
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