Dumfries Mart Weekly Primestock Sale Report 21/07/2021

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

 

40 Cattle Forward:

 

OTM’s continue to be in demand with all classes being sharper. Producers should take advantage of the ringside competition.

 

Dairy averaged 133.6p/kg to 189p/kg and £1327.50

Beef averaged 176.5p/kg to 210p/kg and £1365

 

Per Head: Lim – £1327.50 Slacks. Fleck – £1365 £1318.80 £1299.20 £1254.25 £1244.40 £1115.10 Slacks. Short – £1303.75 Slacks. Sal – £1106.25 Gillesbie. Fri – £1102.95 £1074.20 Drum. Hols – £1067.60 Hartfield. Ayr – £952 West Cluden.

Per Kilo: Fleck – 210p 204p 203p 195p 189p 157p 151p Slacks. Lim – 177p Slacks. Sal – 177p 167p Gillesbie. Short – 149p Slacks. Hols – 138p 130p Drum, 136p 135p 133p Hartfield. Ayr – 136p West Cluden. Fri – 131p 130p Drum.

 

1032 Prime Sheep Forward

 

774 Prime Lambs: Trade upheld recent values. Lighter weights meeting the most resistance.

 

137 Lambs (32.1kg-39kg) averaged 237p/kg to 262p/kg Clonrae

Tex – £98 Springfieldhill, £96.50 Dressertland, £94.50 Kinnelside

Char – £94 Moorfoot

531 Lambs (39.1kg-45.5kg) averaged 265.3p/kg to 297p/kg Shangan

Tex – £121.50 Belridding, £121 Meikle Dykes, £120.50 £118.50 Druidhall/Braco, £119.50 Dressertland, £119.50 Terreglestown, £118.50 West Skelston

Suf – £110.50 Corrie Mains, £105 Druidhall/Braco, £105 Hoddomtown

106 Lambs (45.6kg+kg) averaged 247.5p/kg to 280p/kg Newmains

Tex – £124 Druidhall/Braco, £123 £119.50 £119 x2 Newmains, £119 Shangan, £118.50 Elizafield

Suf – £121 Hayfield, £120 Nether Cargen

Cross – £114.50 Glenlaugh

 

258 Cast Ewes: A nice trade throughout

 

Heavy Ewes averaged £96.33

Light Ewes averaged £82.29

Tups averaged £93.50

 

Ewes:

Tex – £121 Maryfield, £112 Nether Cargen, £109 x3 Dressertland

BFL – £116 £95  Barr, £113 £100 Dalpeddar

Char – £114 Hayfield

Suf – £111 £107 £91 Nether Cargen, £106 Hayfield, £98 Lanarkland

Cross – £100 Hayfield, £96 Maryfield, £96 Lanarkland, £95 Barony

Valais Black – £94 £78 Ironlosh

Dor – £90 Barony

Tups:

Tex – £105 West Skelston

Suf – £82 West Skelston

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