Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their Christmas sale of primestock on Wednesday, 4th December 2019 in Dumfries.

Kindly sponsored by Johnston Tractors, Starlyne/Macmin, North West Limousin Cattle Society.

Overall Champion

Overall Champion from A & E Vance

19 Prime Cattle Forward: An outstanding run of quality heavy weight cattle to the days judge Trevor, Becket, Beith who found his champion with a black Limousin bullock (650kg) from A & E Vance, Bridgehouse selling at 300p/kg to Creetown Butchers W Lindsay.

Reserve champion

Reserve Champion from W Boyd

Reserve champion from W Boyd, Terregle with a red limousin heifer weighing 690kg realising 240p/kg to Border Meats, Lockerbie.

Best Galloway

Best Galloway was won by JWK Paterson & Son

Best Galloway was won by JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark (670kg) 230p/kg to Border Meats Lockerbie.

Other principal prices

Galloway to 225p/kg Kilnstown to Ballard Butchers, Castle Douglas

Charolais to 230p/kg Birchwood Way to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan.

Limousin to 230p/kg Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan.


64 OTM'S Trade sharper for all classes.

Per head – Lim - £1107.70 Brownrigg. Here - £1053 Park. Fleck - £948.75 Slacks, Hols - £903.95 Brownrigg, £896.40 Kirktonfield. Sim - £889 Maryfield. Sal - £872.10 Lantonside. AA - £834.75 Boreland of Southwick, £832.50 Whitehall. Mont - £712.40 Ravenstone Mains, Ayr - £646.80 Ryemuir. 

Per Kilo – Sim – 140p Maryfield. Here – 117p Park. Fleck – 115p, 109p Slacks. Lim – 113p Lantonside. Stabi – 111p Carterton. AA – 111p Whitehall. Mont – 110p Knockeffrick. Hols – 108p Kirktonfield, 103p Chapelcroft, 101p Brownrigg. Br Sw 92p Beyond the Burn. Ayr – 88p Park and Ryemuir.

1914 Prime Sheep Forward

Annual Christmas Show & Sale of Prime Lambs with 40 pens being presented to the days judge Trevor Becket.

Champion lambs

Champion lambs from Gillesbie Farms

After much deliberation the championship ticket was awarded to Gillesbie farms with Beltex lambs (51kg) realising £130 to West Scottish Lamb.

Best Texel Lambs (48kg) realising £112 to West Scottish Lamb.

Best AOB Dutch Spotted lambs (43kg) realising £100 West Scottish Lamb.

Outwith show all classes of lambs much sharper with buyers very active for numbers.

Hillbred lambs

First prize pen of Hillbred lambs from W Barbour Auchenhessnane

41 Lambs (25.5-32kg) Ave 190.9p/kg to210p/kg Maulscastle.

Tex - £62 Maulscastle.

BF - £55.50 Glenmanna.

495 Lambs (32.1- 39kg) Ave 200.3p/kg to 235p/kg Barmurrie.

Belt - £84.50 Heithat, £80 Barmurrie.

Chev - £83.50, £83 Hoddomtown.

Tex - £81.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £81 Foregirth, £80Raggiwhat.

Suff - £80.50 Springfield

BF - £77 Auchenhessnane, £77 Laghead, £76 Murrayton, £75.50 Glenmanna.

Badgerface - £75 Gall

Heb - £75 Gall.

464 Lambs (39.1- 45.5kg) Ave 199.2p/kg to 250p/kg Maryfield.

Tex - £108 Riggheads, £100 Maryfield, £100 Maulscastle, £96 Cloggers Cott.

Belt - £97, £95 Gleston Castle Farms.

Kerry - £90 Maryfield.

Suff - £88.50 Riggheads, £87.50 Barnbarroch.

Chev - £87.50, £86 The Hewke.

X - £83.50 East Polquhirter, £82 Wyliehole.

BF - £79 Wyliehole.

261 Lambs (45.6 - 52kg) Ave 191.7p/kg to 255p/kg Gillesbie.

Belt - £130 Gillesbie.

Tex - £114, £109, £108 Greenfield, £112 Cleughbrae. £106 Riggheads.

Suff - £96 Shangan, £95 Riggheads, £94 West Lanegate

Chev - £90 Druidhall.

X - £84 Druidhall.

BF - £78 Corsencon.

23 Lambs (52.1+kg) Ave 166.8p/kg to 222p/kg Shangan.

Belt - £120 Gillesbie

Tex - £94 Druidhall.


630 Cast Ewes and Rams – Trade remains good.

Belt - £147, £121 Maulscastle, £129.50 Riggheads.

Tex - £143.50 Druidhall, £133.50, £129.50, £125.50 Station Cottages.

Char - £119 Riggheads.

X - £82.50 Howthat, £77.50 Langdyke.

NCC - £81.50 Pendice, £76.50 Druidhall.

Zwart - £73.50 Craigdhu.

BF - £68.50 Auchencheyne, £64.50 Maxwelltown, £62.50 Nether Gribton, £59.50 Craigdhu, £58.50 Glenwhargen, £58.50 Kirkton of Crawford.

Che – £67.50 Glenkiln. £66.50 Glenkiln, £63.50 Pendicle, £61.50 Nether Gribton.

Rams

Leic - £85.50 Midlock.

Tex - £84.50 Steilston

BF - £69.50 Kirkton of Crawford, £67.50 Glenwhargen.

corresponding week 2018 sale report