Dumfries Mart Primestock Sale Report 09/06/2021

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

 

54 Cattle Forward:

 

Prime Cattle to 265p/kg from J Jardine, Yett to R. Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan with a Limousin x Heifer.

 

OTM’s again met plenty of demand as buyers were active for all classes

 

Beef Cows to 210p/kg Lantonside to average 147.8p/kg and £1258

Dairy Cows to 154p/kg Slacks to average 122.5p/kg and £1346.55

 

Per Head: Fleck – £1346.55 £1285.10 £1232 Slacks. Sim – £1258 £1144 £1110.90 Lantonside, £1223.10 Dalswinton. AA – £1213.60 Dalswinton, £1129.70 Thorniethwaite. Short – £1206 Gillenbie, £1197 Archbank. Lim – £1134 £1104 Lantonside. Hols – £1074.20 £910 Hartfield.

Per Kilo: Lim – 210p Lantonside. AA – 177p Kirkbride, 159p Dalswinton. Sim – 162p Dalswinton, 161p Lantonside. Fleck – 154p 142p x2 Slacks. Short – 142p Wester Parkgate, 140p Archbank. Hols – 133p 131p 130p Hartfield.

 

 

228 Prime Lambs: All classes continue to meet a pleasing trade although slightly easier on the week

 

Suf Lambs to £155 North Cowshaw, £150 Kirkbride, £145.50 New Farm

Tex Lambs to £140 Kirkbride

Char to £150 Rigghead

 

60 Prime Hoggs: Plain Offering

 

Suf to £136 Townhead

Tex to £131 Courthill

 

227 Prime Ewes & Rams: Fat ewes slightly easier

 

178 Heavy Ewes averaged £114. Tex to £162 and Suf to £128

26 Light Ewes averaged £72.62

23 Rams averaged £122.96

 

Ewes:

Tex – £162 Bushcroft, £143 Dinwoodie Green, £140 Corrie Mains, £136 Woodfoot

Belt – £150 £132 £112 Dinwoodie Green

Suf – £128 Dinwoodie Green, £124 Netherhall, £111 Upper Rigg, £106 Ewanston

Cross – £114 Barnbackle, £101 Rigghead, £100 Corrie Mains, Sheildhill & Dollard

Chev – £114 Ewanston

BF – £92 Brandleys, £90 Guelt, £78 Hayfield and Upper Rigg

Lleyn – £84 Marchbank

 

Rams:

Tex – £167 Newbigging, £164 Wester Parkgate, £145 Barony

Chev – £143 Barony

Belt – £141 Dinwoodie Green

Suf – £138 £108 Dempsterton

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