Caledonian Marts sale report – week 25

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Caledonian Marts Limited Stirling, Tuesday June 14, had forward 630 Prime Lambs, Hoggs, Ewes and Tups at their Weekly Prime Stock Sale.

There was an overall average of 310p or £141 per head, selling to 364ppkg for a
Texel Cross from S Dick, Westerton, and to £164 for the same lamb.

With hogg season coming to an end, there was a mixed show forward. Hoggs with plenty of meat and weight are still coming to money, selling to 281p for a pen of Texels from W & P Stevenson, Ballingray, and to £150 for a Texel from W S Young, Mawcarse.
Other leading prices: New Season Lambs – 39.1kg – 45.5kg Suffolk 337p; Meikle Seggie £138; Meikle Seggie; Texel 364p; Westerton; £164 Westerton; Texel X 354p Chartershall; £150 Hoprig; Beltex 350p Blindburn; £147 Blindburn Beltex X 341p Easter Ochtermuthill; £145 Easter Ochtermuthill.
45.6kg – 52kg Texel 343p Skeoch; £161 Skeoch; Texel X 333p; Hoprig & Skeoch; £160 Hoprig & Skeoch; Beltex 331p Bankhead; £159 Bankhead.
Cast ewes
Cast ewes met an exceptional trade with an overall average of £130 per head for
the 284 Ewes forward.
Leading the way for a pen of three Texels at £238 from A P Johnston, Blindburn,
again with a pen at £236.
Tups sold to £196 for a Texel from A MacGregor, Allanfauld.
Other leading prices:
Texels: £238 Blindburn; £236 Blindburn; £193 Blindburn; £183 Hoprig; £183 Blindburn. Suffolk: £164 Hoprig; £162 Hoprig; £159 Pitcairlie. Beltex: £158 Easter Ochtermuthill. Mule: £178 Blindburn; £156 Burnhead; £150 Clatto. Blackfaces: £119 Burnhead; £111 Rotmell & Hillhead; £110 Bramble Cottage. Zwartable: £149 Three Views.