Galloway price up
AVERAGE prices rose in all sections at Galloway Cattle Societys sale at Castle Douglas with 22 bulls up £411 on the year to £1461.
Selkirk breeders R A McClymont and Sons bull Kirkstead Future Reference led at 4600gns bought by S and S Brown, Trowbridge, Wilts. They also paid 3500gns for the 11-month-old heifer Yodel 114th of Romesbach from Dumfriesshire breeders M and J Ross.
The bull championship went to First of Corrie from J C R Buchanan Jardine, Lockerbie. The animal was bought jointly by M Fergusson, Dalry and J A Fergusson and Son, Gatehouse of Fleet at 4400gns.
Averages: 22 bulls £1461; 25 in-calf heifers £576; 40 bulling heifers £523. (Wallets Marts) *