Dumfries Mart Primestock Report 21/10/20

 

C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries.

56 Cattle forward

 

Prime cattle sold easily to 238p/kg for limousin x heifer from Yett Farm to Annan butchers, R. Johnstone & Sons.

 

OTM’s sold at improved rates with numbers required to fill orders on a weekly basis.

Per head Simmental – £1318.35 Millhill. Angus – £1139.20 £1058.60 £1048.05 Auld Mills. Limousin – £1123.95 Boreland, £1020 Auld Mills, £1007.75 Boreland. Holstein – £999.75 Barndennoch, £750 Big Balcraig. Nor Red – £700.35 Shenrick.

Per Kilo Limousin – 177p 145p Boreland, 136p Auld Mills. Simmental – 141p Millhill. Angus – 137p Auld Mills. Shorthorn – 134p Bogue. Holstein – 129p Barndennoch, 100p Big Balcraig, 99p Grains.

 

 

1500 Prime Sheep

 

892 Prime Lambs: Fleshed lambs under 45kg met keen competition whilst leaner lambs and heavyweights met limited demand.

134 Lambs (32.1-39) ave 192.3p/kg to 222p/kg Over Abington

Texel – £81.50 Craigielands Hill, £80.50 Over Abington

426 Lambs (39.1-45.5) ave 192.6p/kg to 214p/kg Netherhall

Texel – £91.50 Kilbrook House, £88.50 Craighead, £87 Hoddomtown

Suffolk – £86 Abune the Brae, £82.50 Hayfield, £82 Netherhall

NC Cheviot – £85.50 Mollin, £82.50 Gillesbie

Cross – £83 Hall of Drumpark, £81 Dunesslin

Cheviot Mule – £79 Kilbrook House

312 Lambs (45.6-52) ave 174.2p/kg to 209p/kg Abune the Brae

Texel – £104 Belridding, £96 Abune the Brae, £87.50 Dollard

Suffolk – £86.50 £84 Kilbrook House

Cross – £80 Netherhall

20 Lambs (52.1+) ave 157.5p/kg to 167p/kg Abune the Brae

Texel – £90 Abune the Brae

 

608 Cast Ewes and Rams – All classes steadier.

Ewes:

Texel – £88 £72 Kilbrook, £70 West Bowhill

Suffolk – £72 Netherhall

NC Cheviot – £70 Sweetbit, £64 Newbank

Cross – £67 £65 Shawsmuir, £65 Kilbrook, £64 Wyliehole

Blackface – £55 Wyliehole, £54 Chanlockfoot, £53 Netherhall, £52 Dalpeddar, £50 Dornal

Rams:

Texel – £120 £100 Shawsmuir

Blue Leicester – £104 Wyliehole