Dumfries Mart Primestock Report 27/05/20

DUMFRIES MART PRIMESTOCK REPORT 27/05/20

64 Cattle Forward

Prime Cattle values increased, selling to 238p/kg for a lim x heifer from J. Jardine, Yett to R. Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan. With others to 230p/kg from Low Three Mark to W. Lindsay Butcher, Creetown.

OTM’s met a much sharper trade with ringside buyers keen for numbers, with beef cows selling to 192p/kg and averaging 140.4p/kg. Dairy ave 107.4p/kg to 130p/kg.

Per head – AA – £1296 Lagganlees, £1208.35 Newbigging. Lim – £1280.20 £1208.35 £1200 £1161.80 Pearsby Hall. Flec – £1216.80 £1132.85 Slacks. Lui – £1177.10 Over Cairn. Hols –  £1170 Slacks, £1100.75  Conheath, £867.30 Brownfield. Ayr – £757.10 Muirside.

Per Kilo – Lim – 192p 173p 169p 157p 153p Pearsby Hall, 149p 147p 145p x2 Isle of Dalton. Lui – 149p Over Cairn. Sim – 144p 139p Over Cairn.  AA – 144p Lagganlees, 144p 143p 139p x2 Newbigging, 140p Pearsby Hall, 138p Corrie Mains. Hols – 130p Slacks,121p Big Balcraig, 119p Conheath, 118p Brownfield, 114p Brownrigg. Flec – 114p 139p 133p Slacks. Ayr – 113p Muirside.

416 Prime Sheep

200 Spring Lambs – All classes met spirited bidding although easier on the week.

Bel – £118 Cleughbrae, £114 Philgown

Tex – £115.50 £113 Skipmyre, £111.50 Newton Bungalow, £110 Palaceknowe.

Suf – £108.50 Palaceknowe, £108 Hayfield.

104 Prime Hoggs – Very mixed show of hoggs. Easier on the week

Tex –  £89 West Skelston, £87 Laughtmuirside

Chev – £85 Hoddomtown.

Suf – £85 Townhead

148 Cast Ewes – Ewes were easier on the week.

Tex – £112 £95 Skipmyre, £95 £81 Newton Bungalow, £81 New Mains

Suf – £90 New Mains

Char – £89 Riggheads

Chev – £77 South Glen

Chev Mule – £72 Newton Bungalow

X – £67 Townhead

BF- £57 Dressertland

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