Dumfries Mart weekly sales reports 18 & 20/08/21

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DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 18/08/2021 C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries.

 

Prime Cattle to 266p/kg for a Limousin x Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan.

Angus x Heifers to 242p/kg Low Three Mark to W Lindsay, Butchers Creetown.

 

OTM’s met a strong trade with numbers tight.

 

Per Head: Short – £1312.50 £1297.75 No 2 Tregallon. Lim – £1147.60 Cushag. Hols – £895.40 Brownrigg.

Per Kilo: Bel Gal – 206p Greenhead. Short – 179p 175p No 2 Tregallon. Lim – 151p Cushag. Hols – 130p 126p Heathfield.

 

1669 Prime Sheep Forward:

 

1335 Prime Lambs: Leaner types meeting little demand whilst well fleshed types continue to be wanted.

 

22 Lambs (25.5kg-32kg) averaged 187.2p/kg to 258p/kg Boreland

183 Lambs (32.1kg-39kg) averaged 232.2p/kg to 267p/kg Burnside

Belt – £104 Burnside

Tex – £92 Shealing Hill, £91.50 £91 Dollard, £90 Bushcroft

889 Lambs (39.1kg-45.5kg) averaged 237.5p/kg to 266p/kg Kirkton

Tex – £117 £115 Kirkton of Crawford, £117 Wyliehole, £114 Slacks, £110.50 The Waterhole, £110.50 High Cairn

Suf – £107.50 Kirkbride, £102 Breconside, £101.50 Netherhall, £101 West Lanegate, £100 Lanarkland

Chev. Mule – £105 Nether Gribton

Cross – £101.50 High Cairn

261 Lambs (45.6kg+kg) averaged 235p/kg to 255p/kg Slacks

Tex – £125 The Waterhole, £122 Newmains

 

 

334 Cast Ewes: Similar trade on the week. Light ewes poorer show.

 

Heavy Ewes sold to a top of £178 and averaged £82

Light Ewes sold to a top of £100 and averaged £50

Tups averaged £130

 

Ewes:

Belt – £178 Boreland

Tex – £170 £144 Newmains, £135 Copewood, £128 Druidhall

Suf – £140 Rigghead, £119 Burnfoot, £92 Boreland

Cross – £131 Lochmailing, £106 Bushcroft, £96 Kerricks, £92 Newmains

Chev. Mule – £100 Halldykes

Chev – £100 £83 £70 Bushcroft, £72 South Mains

NCC – £99 Burnfoot

Black – £66 Hayfield, £65 Carse Rigg, £62 High Cairn

 

Rams:

Zwart – £143 Brownrigg

Tex – £137 £111 Nether Gribton

C & D Auctions LTD held their opening sale of store sheep in Dumfries 20/08/2021

A very good show of good keeping lambs were forward. Lambs sold to a good trade, in keeping with other centres

 

Next sale of store lambs Friday 3rd September

Leading prices

Texel – £85 Gall, £82 11 High Road, £80 £79 Doweel

Beltex – £81 £72 Burnside of Mabie, £81 Doweel

Chev. Mule – £80 Newlands, £76 Lochmailing

Hampshire – £76 Polquantity

Suffolk – £74 Lochmailing, £72 Ewanston, £68 Barwhillanty

Cross – £73 Auchenhessnane, £73 Clonrae

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