Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of primestock on Wednesday 19th June 2019 in Dumfries.

Cattle were forward in numbers far short of requirements.

Prime cattle sold to 230p/kg for a BB Heifer purchased by R. Johnstone and Sons Butchers, Annan from Pendicle, Ruthwell.

OTM cattle continue to meet a pleasing trade with more buyers in attendance and requiring classes of all types.

Per head –  AA - £1242 Millantae. Frie - £789.60 Baltersan, £759 Kirkland.  Hol - £734.40 Barndennoch.

Per kilo –  AA – 138p Millantae. Frie –  112p Baltersan, 110p 108p 104p Kirkland. Hol – 106p 102p Barndennoch. Ayr – 98p Muirside

609 Prime Sheep

346 Prime lambs – Trade remains firm with best lambs selling in excess of 220p/kg to average 212p/kg.

Tex - £100 Eastside, £97 Over Cairn, £95 Shawhill, £92 Nether Gribton, £92 Shangan. Suff - £91 Nether Gribton. Char - £88.50 Muirside.

Prime Hoggs – were sharper

Suff - £80.50 West Skelston, £74.50 Springfield. Tex - £74.50 Springfield, £73.50 West Skelston.

230 Cast Ewes and Rams – Much dearer.

Ewe – Tex - £118.50 £117.50 £111.50 £107.50 x2 Skipmyre, £106.50 Clonrae, £105.50 Maryholm. Suff - £100.50 Shangan, £97.50 Muirside. Cross - £82.50 Maryholm, £81.50 Shangan, £80.50 Barony. BF - £78.50 Clonrae, £77.50 Bankend of Tinwald, £74.50 Bogue, £73.50 West Skelston. Lleyn - £77.50x2 Bogue.

Rams – Tex - £135.50 Barony, £130.50 Hayfield. Suf - £114.50 Barony, £103.50 Hayfield. BF - £81.50 Clonrae.

corresponding week 2018 sale report