Dumfries Mart Weekly Sales Reports 9 & 11/08/21

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DUMFRIES STORE CATTLE 09/08/2021

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their fortnightly sale of store cattle in Dumfries.

180 Forward: Demand excellent as buyers competed for all classes. More forward cattle present.

Bullocks averaged 226p/kg to 265.8p/kg and £1330

Heifers averaged 231.4p/kg to 254p/kg and £1470

Bulls averaged 250.2p/kg to 256.2p/kg and £1140

Bullocks per head – AA – £1330 £1225 £1120 High Auchneel, £1100 Sheddock. Char – £1275 £1190 West Lanegate, £1210 Netherfield. Lim – £1265 £1225 £1220 £1170 High Auchneel, £1190 West Lanegate, £1180 Backburn, £1095 Mosside, £1075 Lantonside. Sim – £1165 High Auchneel, £1040 Lantonside. BB – £1070 Upper Moor, £1055 Backburn. Short – £1055 Foregirth.

Heifers per head – Char – £1470 £1320 £1180 Hartbush, £1225 High Auchneel. Sim – £1320 £1180 Hartbush. AA – £1200 High Auchneel, £1000 Laghead. Lim – £1190 High Auchneel. BB – £1000 Backburn.

Bulls per head – Lim – £1140 Merkland, £1060 Lantonside.

 

 

DUMFRIES PRIMESTOCK 11/08/2021

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

 

Prime Cattle to 255p/kg from D&E Lockhart, Fauldingcleugh with Limousin Bullocks

 

OTM’s met a sharper trade with mainly dairy types forward

 

Dairy averaged 126.9p/kg to 163p/kg and £1438.20

Beef averaged 151p/kg to 185p/kg and £1185.70

 

Per Head: Fleck – £1438.20 £1181.75 Slacks. AA – £1185.70 Brickhouse. Hols – £1143 £1120.50 £1083.95 Conheath, £1118.95 Dryburgh. Fri – £1080.40 Linns, £1051.90 Braehead. Sal – £1032 Hall. Lim – £1012.50 Kirkton of Crawford.

Per Kilo: Short – 185p Brickhouse. AA – 167p Brickhouse. Fleck – 163p 153p Slacks. Saler – 160p Hall. Fri – 148p 131p Linns, 134p Braehead. Hols – 140p 135p 133p Conheath, 139p Dryburgh, 131p Slacks. Mont – 134p Knockeffrick.

 

1165 Prime Sheep Forward:

 

776 Prime Lambs:

 

71 Lambs (32.1kg-39kg) averaged 231.2p/kg to 264p/kg Newbigging

Tex – £93.50 Bushcroft, £91 Dressertland, £90.50 Upper Rigg

631 Lambs (39.1kg-45.5kg) averaged 244.2p/kg to 288p/kg Terregles Bank

Tex – £119.50 Shangan, £119 Dalmakethar, £114.50 £114 Kirkton of Crawford

Suf – £106.50 Kirkbride, £105.50 Lanarkland, £104 Longbeoch

74 Lambs (45.6kg+kg) averaged 246.4p/kg to 261p/kg Hall Dykes

Belt – £128 Terreglestown

Tex – £122.50 Terreglestown, £122.50 Shangan, £120 Kirkbride

Chev. Mule – £112 Ryemuir

 

 

389 Cast Ewes: A poorer show of ewes on offer. Trade easier on the week.

 

220 Heavy Ewes averaged £88.28

165 Light Ewes averaged £65.41

4 Rams averaged £96

 

Ewes:

Tex – £140 Burnside, £138 £125 Hayfield, £128 Kirkton of Crawford

Cross – £113 Carsegowan, £112 Rigghead, £110 Shangan

Chev. Mule – £113 Carsegowan, £87 Ryemuir, £71 Marwhirn

Char – £108 Tinwald

NCC – £103 Ryemuir

Chev – £99 £79 Marwhirn, £96 Tinwald, £88 Marchbank, £81 Bennan

BF – £97 x2 Kirkland, £85 Craigdarroch, £78 Newbigging

Suf – £95 £76 Hayfield, £88 High Townhead

Dor – £82 Tinwald

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