C and D Auction Marts conducted their Saturday Sale of Breeding and Feeding Sheep in Dumfries on 9th September 2023.
1405 Scotch Mule Ewe Lambs were presented to a ringside of distant and local buyers and a most satisfactory trade prevailed to Average £119.60
Prior to the sale, the show of Mule Ewe Lambs were expertly judged by David Bell, Hoddomtown awarding the best pen to T & T Anderson , Dornal £148. Reserve to J. Guild, Ashmark £138. The Show being kindly sponsored by Starlyne – Livestock Nutrition.
£148 £140 £132 Dornal
£132 Nisbet & Clonrae
450 Blackface Ewe Lambs attracted plenty of demand
£105 £100 Kirkland
Other breed ewe lambs sold to £118 Cheviot Mules from Eastlands.
Cheviot Mule – £118 Eastlands
Cheviot – £95 Brookfield, £92 Laghead
Gimmers met a steady trade.
Cross – £178 Clonrae, £162 Tregallon
North Country Cheviot Breed Ewes – £145 x2 Barr
Small show of store lambs met the dearest trade of the season with a full ringside of buyers needing greater numbers.
Texel – £96 Tara
Cross – £93 Tara
Suffolk – £92 Ewanston
NCC – £88 Netherton
Cheviot – £82 Brookfield
Blackface – £70 Snar