Dumfries Mart Primestock Sale Report 20/07/2022

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C&D Auction Marts held their weekly Primestock sale in Dumfries.

 

Prime cattle – Sold to a top of 295p/kg from John Jardine, Yett to R. Johnston Butchers, Annan and 250p/kg from W. Wallace, Fingland to W. Lindsay Butchers.

 

OTM’s – Cast cows were in plenty of demand for all sorts.

 

Per Head – Lim – £1,722 Laverock Hall. Fleck – £1,608, £1,426, £1,396, £1,365 Slacks. Sim – £1,477 Herries. Fries – £1,400 Drum. Here – £1,390 Slacks. Nor. Red – £1,281 New Farm. Gall – £1,260 Fingland. Hols – £1,240 Dryburgh.

Per Kilo

Fleck – 222p, 191p, 186p, 185p Slacks. Lim – 205p, 198p Laverock Hall. Hols – 205p, 200p Dryburgh. Here – 200p Slacks. BB – 180p Park. Gall – 180p Fingland. Nor. Red – 178p New Farm. Fries -176p Boreland, 175p Drum. Brown Swiss – 172p Grains. Ayr  -170p Park.

 

828 Prime and Cast Sheep Forward

 

723 New Season Lambs – easier on the week, with more lambs coming forward. Lambs averaged 269p/kq (SQQ 273p/kg)

 

11 Lambs (32.1kg-39kg) Average 317.6p/kg to 318p/kg Glensone

Texel £108 Glensone.

 

482 Lambs (39.1kg-45.5kg) Average 273.4p/kg to 295p/kg Cleughbrae

Texel £132, £130 Cleughbrae, £125.50 Slacks, £123 Ryemuir.

Suffolk £126.50, £123 Netherhall, £119 Corrie Mains, £118 Cleughbrae.

Charollais £117, £112 Pendicle.

North Country Cheviot £110 Glensone.

 

185 Lambs (45.6kg-52kg) Average 269.7p/kg to 283p/kg Nether Cargen

Suffolk £140 Nether Cargen, £133 Netherhall.

Texel £132 Slacks & Rigghead, £131 Byrecroft & Netherhall, £130 Nether Cargen.

Charollais £126 Nether Cargen.

 

46 Lambs (52kg+) Average 234.9p/kg to 247p/kg New Mains

Texel 3131 Newmains.

 

105 Cast Ewes & Hoggs – easily maintained recent rates for a smaller show.

 

84 Heavy Ewes Average £123.94 Topped £144

19 Light Ewes Average £79.21 Topped £102

2 Rams Average £126.00

 

Ewes:

Cheviot Mule £144, £136 Hartbush & West Lanegate.

Texel £134 Carse Rigg, £126 New Farm.

Mule £117 Hill Farm, £112 Rigghead.

North Country Cheviot £116 Auchencheyne.

Suffolk £112 Auchencheyne.

 

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