Dumfries Mart Primestock Sale Report 18/11/20

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

 

We were delighted to support and be part of the QMS sponsored St Andrew’s Lamb promotion, which provides local schools with the benfits of eating quality Scotch produced lamb. We also thank Glenkiln Farms, S Wilson Leathorn and SAB Advisory Ltd for their contribution.

 

50 Cattle:

8 Prime Cattle to 240p/kg bought by R Johnstone & Son, Butchers Annan sold by J Jardine, Yett.

42 OTM’s: Leaner dairy types easier. Beef cows maintained recent values.

 

Per head Lim – £1139.20 Lantonside, £1024.10 £987.50 Laverock Hall. Sim – £1021.20 Lantonside, £924.30 Lochbank. Gall – £819.15 Barfil. Fries – £814.20 Park.

Per Kilo  Sim – 142p 138p Lantonside, 134p Dalpeddar. Lim – 134p Queensberry, 133p Laverock Hall, 128p Lantonside. Gall – 127p Barfil. Fries – 120p Grains, 118p Park.

 

 

 

970 Prime Sheep Forward:

792 Prime Lambs: All classes met plenty of demand being short of numbers.

 

97 Lambs (32.1-39) ave 212p/kg to 242p/kg Over Abington

Tex – £87.50 Over Abington

Chev.Mule – £86 Over Abington

Black – £83.50 Craighead

Suff – £81 Kirkbride

347 Lambs (39.1-45.5) ave 214.2p/kg to 240p/kg Heithat

Tex – £98 Nether Gribton, £95.50 Abune the Brae, £95.50 Terreglestown, £95.50 x2 Lockerbie House Stables

Oxf – £98 Lockerbie House Stables

Suff – £97.50 Kirkbride

Belt – £96.50 £96 Heithat

Chev. Mule – £94.50 Gillesbie

Cross – £93 Upper Rigg, £92.50 Abune the Brae, £92 Over Abington

Char – £90 Wyliehole

Black – £84.50 Wyliehole

330 Lambs (45.6-52) ave 208.2p/kg to 218p/kg Foregirth

Tex – £102 x3 Terreglestown, £101.50 Midtown, £100.50 Foregirth, £99.50 Corncockle

Suff – £100 Millriggs, £98 Third, £98 Nether Gribton, £97 Corncockle

18 Lambs (52.1+) ave 183.4p/kg to 191p/kg Rigghead

Suffolk – £105 Millriggs, £100 Rigghead

Tex – £101 Rigghead, £100 Corncockle, £100 Lockerbie House Stables

 

Small show of Store Lambs:

Mules to £70 Queensberry

Black to £58 Queensberry

 

Cast Ewes: A smaller show on offer. They met a similar trade, and big ewes were sharper. More could have been sold.

 

Ewes:

Tex – £112 Nether Gribton, £88 Thorniethwaite, £86 Upper Tinwald

Suff – £94 Upper Tinwald

Char – £91 Rigghead

Berr – £83 Glen Darroch

Cross – £79 Gall, £79 Corncockle, £78 Upper Tinwald

Chev. Mule – £77 Gall

Chev – £76 West Crossleys & Marwhirn, £75 Glen Darroch

Belt – £72 Barmurrie

Black – £50 Wyliehole, £46 Nether Stenries, £46 Guelt, £45 Nether Gribton

 

Rams:

Tex – £94 Mains of Airies

BFL – £84 Glenjaan, £60 Barr