C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday.
115 Prime & OTM Cattle
22 Prime Cattle – Best types in short supply and well bid.
Heifers Limousin to 221.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan, 218.5p from Brydekirk Mains, 214.5p from Mr R McKelvey, Burnside.
Angus to 212.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains

93 OTM Cattle – All classes sharper, leaner dairy cows keenly wanted.
Per Head
Limousin to £1131.90, £909.65 Dalmakethar, £994.50 Third
Simmental to £1100.25 Barshill, £937.50 Flatts of Cargen
Holstein to £982.80 Guillyhill, £932.15 Brownfield
British Friesian to £868.75 Drum
S Red to £778.75 Brownfield
Angus to £750.40 Edingham
Ayrshire to £622.50 Ryemuir
Per Head
Limousin to 154p Dalmakethar, 153p Third
Simmental to 135p Barshill
British Friesian to 125p Drum
Angus to 112p Edingham
Holstein Friesian to 108p (x2) Guillyhill, 106p Smallrigg, 103p Brownfield, 99p Woodhead
Blonde to 105p Dalmakethar
Ayrshire to 110p Muirside
Holstein to 110p Muirside, 100p Conheath
838 Prime Sheep Forward
637 Prime Hoggs – a very mixed offering reflected in the sales averages. Best Quality scarce and wanted. Texel Hoggs to £90 from Hillhead, Chapelknowe to J Kerr & Son, Butchers Gretna.
55 Hoggs (25.5-32Kg) ave 152.4p to 176p Horseclose
Blackface to £48.50 Terregles
187 Hoggs (32.1-39Kg) ave 174.9p to 195p Townhead
Suffolk to £72 Townhead
Beltex to £70 Rigghead
Texel to £66.50 Tullochallum
Blackface to £65 Corsebank
312 Hoggs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 182.7p to 198p Hillhead
Suffolk to £83, £82.50 Townhead
Texel to £82.50 Rigghead, £82 Horseclose, £81.50 Upper Longbank, £80 Corncockle
Mule to £69 Belzies
NCC to £77 Horseclose
Blackface to £71 Horseclose
81 Hoggs (45.6Kg + ) ave 179.5p to 191p Hillhead
Texel to £90, £88 Hillhead, £86.50 Nether Laggan, £86.50 West Skelston, £86.50 Innerfield
Mule to £84 Meikle Barncleugh
Suffolk to £84 West Skelston, £84 Lanarkland
Beltex to £83 Hillhead

201 Cast Ewes & Rams – Ewes short of requirements, similar trade as to prior weeks.
Texel to £100 Nether Laggan, £95 Corncockle, £89.50 Nether Keir
Beltex to £100 Townfoot
Charollais to £87 Townfoot
Suffolk to £78.50 Druidhall
Cheviot to £65 Falgunzeon
Mule to £60 Innerfield, £59.50 Corncockle, £58 (x2) Druidhall, £58 Lanarkland
Jacob to £55 Corncockle
Blackface to £54.50 Druidhall, £53.50 Midlock, £51.50 Falgunzeon
Lleyn to £52.50 Falgunzeon
Rams Texel to £79 Nether Laggan

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