Caledonian Marts, Tuesday August 23 2016.

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Sold 2714 Prime Lambs, Ewes and Tups.

Overall average 177.15p (-6.5p on the week), with quality and heavier weights in demand and lightweight and Blackface types cheaper on average.

Top price of £102 for a pen of Texels from J B Guthrie, Cuiltburn, and to 208ppkg for Beltex X from R A Campbell & Sons, Meikle Seggie, Milnathort.

Leading Prices:-

25.5kg – 32kg         

Texel £65 or 203p Plunkie

BF: £47.50 or 167p Lephinchapel

32kg – 39kg

Texel: £76 or 195p Craiglaw

Cont X: £74.50 or 191p Ashfield

Tex X: £73 or 187p Kinnighallen

Suffolk: £71 or 184p Plunkie

39.1kg – 45.5kg

Texel: £90 Parkhead Holdings, 200p Meikle Seggie & Parkland Holdings

Beltex: £90 West Lundie, 201p Cuiltburn

Cont X: £89 or 200p Meikle Seggie

Tex X: £86.50 The Moor & Cuiltburn, 200p St Mungos

45.6kg – 52kg

Beltex: £102 Cuiltburn, 208p Meikle Seggie

Texel: £100 Meikle Seggie, 204p Cuiltburn

Cont X: £96 Craiglaw, 200p Cuiltburn

Tex X: £94 Easter Dullater, 196p Craiglaw

Suff X: £93 or 181p Wairds of Alpity

52kg +

Texel: £98 Dalmoir, 180p Plunkie

Cont X: £97 or 180p Plunkie


Also forward were 1114 Cast Ewes, averaging £50.91 and 10 Tups averaging £68.30. 386 Heavy Ewes averaged £63.09 and 432 Export Ewes averaged £36.89. Heavy Ewes sold to £114 for a Texel from AC & DR Henderson, Faulds, Braco and Export Ewes sold to £68 from R Lennox, Kinloss Park, Cupar.


Other Leading Prices


£107 East Gormyre

£105 Faulds

£99 Easter Dullater

£94 Faulds (Twice)

£90 Easter Ochtermuthill


£73 Gartfairn

£69 Cairn Curran

£68 Easter Craigduckie

£67 Easter Dullater, Wester Newburn, Broomfield & Plunkie


£58 Eastfield &Loanriggs

£57 Remony Estate

£56 Broomfield

£54 Little Blairlusk


£73 Broomfield

£64 Mains of Struie

£61 Chartershall


£68 Kinloss


£59 + £57 Sauchans


£75 Lochend


Cast Tups sold to £96 for a Texel from R & J Bryce, Tomnagrew,Dunkeld.


Other Leading Prices:

£88 Pyetree

£85 Tomnagrew

£77 Craiglaw