Dumfries Mart Weekly Round-Up 5 & 7/04/21

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DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 05/04/21

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 502 Store Cattle which included 122 Organic Cattle.

The Annual Spring Sale of Organic Store Cattle were keenly sought.

Bullocks averaged 278.5p/kg to 308.3p/kg and £1240

Heifers averaged 257.7p/kg to 284.9p/kg and £1010

The Annual Consignment of cattle from Woolfords, West Linton created plenty of interest with bullocks (10-12m) selling to £1240 and heifers to £1010.

Bullocks per head – Here – £1240 £1070 Woolfords. Char – £1170 £1110 Woolfords. AA – £1070 Woolfords, £940 Millaries, £910 Dumfries House. Short – £870 Dumfries House. White – £870 Dumfries House. Belt Gal – £850 Askerton Castle.

Heifers per head – Char – £1010 £980 Woolfords. AA – £990 Upper Locharwoods, £910 Millaires.

Bullocks per kilo – Char – 308.3p Woolfords. Here – 306.7p Askerton Castle. Short – 301.8p Dumfries House. Whitebred – 280.6p Dumfries House. Belt Gal – 278.7p Askerton Castle. AA – 275.8p Dumfries House.

Heifers per kiloAA – 260p Millaries. Char – 264.9p Woolfords.

The Non Organic Cattle once again sold at rates beyond expectations.

Bullocks averaged 238.6p/kg to 275p/kg and £1315

Heifers averaged 235.4p/kg to 285.7p/kg and £1400

Bulls averaged 234.8p/kg to 361.9p/kg and £1120

Breeding Cattle: Small show of breeding cattle attracted plenty of attention with Sim Luing Heifers (Sept Calvers) selling to £1300 (x2) £1280 (x4) Kilquhockadale.

Bullocks per head – AA – £1315 £1230 Sheddock, £1180 Fardingjames, £1150 South Carthat, £1140 Kirkland, £1120 Cormaddie. BB – £1250 £1140 South Carthat, £1145 Gimmenbie. Here – £1195 High Auchneel. Lim – £1190 £1085 Brownrigg, £1125 £1120 £1110 Newmains, £1120 Stockbridgehill. Sim – £1120 High Auchneel, £1100 Craiglearen. Char – £1110 £1105 Cormaddie. Lui – £1095 Craiglearen. Short – £1090 £1055 Gimmenbie. Fri – £1005 Fardingjames, £945 Kirkland.

Heifer per head – AA – £1400 Sheddock, £1250 North Bowerhouses, £1070 High Auchneel, £1070 £1055 £1015 South Cairn, £1030 £1005 £1000 Cormaddie. Lim – £1280 £1155 £1095 Horseholm, £1120 High Auchneel, £1030 Stockbridgehill. Sim – £1210 High Auchneel. Char – £1165 High Auchneel, £1005 Cormaddie. Short – £1120 £1000 High Auchneel. BB – £1090 South Carthat, £1060 North Bowerhouses, £1050 Fauldie.

Bulls per head – Lim – £1120 Denbieyett. AA – £960 Kirkland. Here – £920 Drumyeonmore. Fri – £800 Baltersan.

Bullocks per kilo – Short – 275p Polquhanity. AA – 270p New Farm. Sim – 266.2p Craiglearen. Lim – 261.2p New Mains. Lui – 252.8p Craiglearen. Fri – 212p Kirkland.

Heifers per kilo – AA – 285.7p Sheddock. Here – 265.4p Drumyeonmore. Lim – 261.6p Stockbridgehill. BB – 253p Fauldie. Char – 251.3p Cormaddie. Short – 241.5p Polquhanity.

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 07/04/2021

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

 

Prime Cattle met a brisk demand

 

Limousin x Heifers to 246p/kg from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan

Angus x Heifers to 230p/kg from Low Three Mark to W Lindsay Butchers, Creetown

Simmental x Heifers to 232p/kg from Yett to J.G Renicks Butchers, Thornhill

 

OTM’s again met plenty of competition from all classes

 

Dairy averaged 126.4p/kg to 163p/kg and £1303.45

Beef averaged 139p/kg to 148p/kg and £1132

 

Per Head: Here – £1303.45 Slacks. Lim – £1132.20 Park. Fleck – £1075.45 Slacks. Hol – £1066.80 Ryemuir, £1059.75 Park, £1014.75 Conheath, £1005.75 Barndennoch. Fri – £1051.90 Park. Mont – £979.20 Upper Portrack.

Per Kilo: Hol – 163p 159p 141p Tarbreoch, 136p Upper Portrack, 135p Slacks, 135p Barndennoch, 135p Park. Lim – 148p x2 Park. Fleck – 137p Slacks. Ayr – 137p Tarbreoch. Mont – 136p Upper Portrack. Fri – 134p Park.

 

502 Prime and Cast Sheep Forward

350 Prime Hoggs: Mixed offering – all classes in big demand

 

78 Hoggs (32.1-39kg) ave 301.4p/kg to 327p/kg Corncockle

Chev – £123.50 Corncockle

Tex – £114.50 Lanarkland

Black – £114.50 Rigghead

170 Hoggs (39.1-45.5kg) ave 311.8p/kg to 333p/kg Hoddomtown

Tex – £144 Ruthwell, £140 £137 Lanarkland, £133 Rigghead

Cross – £142.50 Corsencon

Suff – £140 Lanarkland

Chev – £140 Hoddomtown, £135 Lawesknowe

Black – £126.50 Rigghead, £123.50 Kirkland

102 Hoggs (46kg+) ave 309.4p/kg to 326p/kg Hoddomtown

Tex – £176 The Bush, £161 £150 Hoddomtown, £159 Corncockle, £157 Holm, £154.50 Dalmakethar, £152 Lanarkland, £151 Rigghead

Chev – £158 Hoddomtown

Suff – £153.50 Hoddomtown

Hamp – £152 Hoddomtown

Char – £147 Rigghead

NCC – £145 Lawesknowe

 

152 Cast Ewes & Rams: Trade was excellent, resulting in one of the best trades of the season with Texel Ewes selling to £192 Holm and Texel Tups to £218 The Bush.

 

Ewes:

Tex – £192 Holm, £190 £184 The Bush, £176 Skipmyre

BFL – £178 Kilfaddoch

Cross – £160 Skipmyre, £152 The Bush, £147 Abune the Brae, £134 Muirside

Chev. Mule – £156 Muirside

Chev – £138 Muirside, £132 Meikleholm

Black – £104 Lawesknowe, £102 Abune the Brae, £96 Corsencon

 

Rams:

Tex – £218 £210 The Bush, £166 Meikleholm

Chev – £176 Corsencon

Suf – £172 Hayfield

Black – £106 Meikleholm

 

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