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DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE. 05/10/20

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of 742 store cattle which included their autumn sale of organic cattle.

147 Organic Cattle met a competitive demand.

Bullocks ave 232.6p/kg to 271p/kg Swinside and £1250 Torhousemuir.

Heifers ave 224p/kg to 262.7p/kg Swinside and £1230 Aulton Muirhouse

Bullocks per head – AA – £1070 Fell of Lochronald. BB – £1200 £1110 Torhousemuir. Char – £1120 Cobbinshaw. Her – £1070 £1070 Cobbinshaw. Lim – £1250 £1175 Torhousemuir, £1140 £1140 £1130 Swinside, £1080 Torhousemuir. Sim – £1215 Shawfield, £1160 £1160 £1160 £1100 £1100  Killipol. BSH – £1070 £1060 Cobbinshaw.

Heifers per head – AA – £1230 Alton Muirhouse. BB  – £1180 Torhousemuir. Char – £940 Cobbinshaw. Her – £1130 Steel Farm. Lim  – £1100 £1075 £1075 Torhousemuir. BSH – £1150 Cobbinshaw. Simmental – £965 Killipol.

 

577 Continental Cattle: Plenty of competition with best types especially wanted. A feature of the sale was the consignment of 90 British Blue x Heifers (14mo) from M/S Baillie Low Glasnick which averaged £1043.29 or 239.5p/kg. Selling to £1205.

Bullocks ave 214.9p/kg to 270p/kg Laught Mains and £1380 Landis.

Heifers ave 213.2p/kg to 280.5p/kg Low Glasnick and £1205 Low Glasnick.

Breeding Cattle:

Limousin x Heifers with bull calves to £1800 West Cluden

Luing x Cows with bull calves to £1320 Kilquhockadale

Heref x Cows with heifer calves to £1320 Kilquhockadale

Luing Cows I/C to £1120 Kilquhockadale

 

Bullocks per head – AA – £1380 Landis, £1350 Ryemuir, £1190 Drumcru, £1180 £1150 £1095 Kirkbride,  £1095 Shawhill, £1095 Boreland of Southwick, £1090 Jardine Hall Mains. BB  – £1335 £1195 £1140 Landis, £1150 Ryemuir, £1085 Shenrick, £1040 Dalrioch. Lim – £1200 £1165 Kirkbride, £1170 £1120 No 4 Mid Locharwoods, £1150 Ryemuir, £1090 Midtown, £1080 Ryemuir, £1055 Chapelton. Sim – £1150 £1135 £1085 £1060 Shawfield, £1025 Hartbush, £1015 No 6 Howes.  Char – £1050 £1040 Chapelton, £1035 Craigielands Hill. Her  – £955 Baltersan.  Mont – £985 £970 Shawhill. BSH – £960 Gimmenbie. Fri – £800 Baltersan.

 

Heifer per head –  AA – £1130 Ryemuir, £1120 High Auchneel, £1095 East Skeroblin, £1095 Jardine Hall Mains, £1070 Ryemuir, £1020 Dalrioch. BB – £1205 £1205 £1200 £1195 £1160 £1150 £1145 Low Glasnick. Lim – £1165 Horseholm, £1115 £1035 Ryemuir, £1030 Hartbush. BSH – £1120 Chapelton, £990 Low Glasnick. Char – £1110 Drumcru, £1040 Horseholm, £970 Beechgrove.  Sim – £1060 High Auchneel, £1060 £1055 £1030 Hartbush. Stab – £1005 Horseholm.

 

 

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 07/10/20

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

87 Cattle forward

Prime cattle sold to 242p/kg for a limousin x heifer from J. Jardine, Yett to regular weekly buyer R. Johnstone Butchers.

OTM’s again met plenty of competition for all classes

 

Per head Lim – £1374.75 £1216.35 £1106.85 Grennan, £1239.70 Skipmyre, £1161.80 £1155 Lantonside. AA – £1243 Park, £1229.80 Lantonside, £1115.20 £1100.10 Dalwsinton. BB – £1154.76 Lantonside. BSH – £1082.40 Dalswinton. Sim- £1021.65 Lantonside. £1009.80 Phernside.  Hols – £917.70 Rue, £910.20 Barndennoch. Ayr – £847.50 Muirside.

Per KiloLim – 195p 157p 153p Grennan, 154p 148p Lantonside, 154p Skipmyre, 147p Hunthills. AA – 193p 136p Dalswinton, 143p Lantonside. BSH – 182p 169p Dalswinton. BB – 149p 144p Lantonside. Sim – 142p Innerfield, 139p Lantonside. Hol – 115p 113p 111pBarndennoch, 114p Rue, 113p Auchencreiff, 111p Meiklle Firthhead. Ayrshire – 113p Muirside.

 

Prime Sheep

 

1293 Prime Lambs – Trade still pleasing although lambs over 45kg met less demand

69 Lambs (25.5-32) Ave 201p/kg to 250p/kg Raggiewhat

NCC – £70 Raggiewhat

212 Lambs (32.1-39kg) Ave 204.8p/kg to 228p/kg Terregles Bank

Tex – £82.50 £82 Eastside, £81.50 Woodhead, £80.50 Terregles Bank, £80 Auchenfad

X – £79 Newmains

NCC – £77.50 Auchentaggart

BF – £70 Dollard

771 Lambs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 199.9p/kg to 218p/kg Kirkbride

Tex – £92.50 Terregles Bank, £91.50 Kirkbride, Sandilands & Craighead, £91 Newmains, £90.50 £90 Druidhall, £90 Kirkton of Crawford

Char – £91 Tinwald Shaws, £90.50 East Polquhirter

X – £89 Abune the Brae, £86 Hillbank, Wyliehole & Woodhead

Suf – £88.50 Abune the Brae & Roshglen

BF – £87 Abune the Brae, £83 Wyliehole

Chev – £85.50 Mollin

229 Lambs (45.6 – 52kg) Ave 185p/kg to 204p/kg Druidhall

Suf – £91 Kirkbride

Tex – £98 £92 Druidhall, £93.50 Belridding, £93 £92 Kirkton of Crawford, £92.50 £92 Kirkbride

12 Lambs (52.1+kg) Ave 164.1p/kg to 168p/kg Roshglen

Tex – £92.50 Roshglen

Suff – £91 Kirkbride

 

630 Cast Ewes and Rams – Ewes were easier on the week with a lot of grazing ewes forward. Cast tups were a good trade.

Ewes:

Tex – £118 Smittons, £99 Hallmeadow, £93 Shambellie Grange.

Berr – £86, £74 Low Kirkbride.

NCC – £83 Druidhall, £76, £75 Newbank.

Suff – £80 Skipmyre, £80 Corrie Mains.

Che – £78 Avisyard, £77 Dressertland.

X – £77 West Skelston, £73 Dempsterton, £70 Shambellie Grange & Rockhallhead.

Chev Mule – £75 Newbank, £71 Auchentaggart.

Cont – £66 Low Kirkbride.

BF – £60 Shambellie Grane, £56 Lochurr, £53 Sweetshawhead.

Ll – £55, £53 Bennan.

 

Rams:

Tex – £164 Wester Parkgate, £128 Barbush, £116 Druidhall.

NCC – £80 Druidhall.

BF – £62 Castle Brae.

 

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