Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of Primestock on Wednesday 24th November 2021.
71 Cattle Forward:
Prime Cattle sold readily to 272p/kg for a Limousin x Heifer from J Jardine, Yett to regular buyers R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan.
OTM's met a sharper trade with well fleshed types being easy sold. Leaner types meeting some resistance.
Luings sold to 208p/kg from Kirkland Farming.
Per Head: Lui - £1289.60 Kirkland. AA - £1155.70 Skipmyre, £900.90 Copewood. Lim - £1125.45 Lantonside, £955.50 Ardoch. Hols - £1050.20 Conheath, £951.30 Barndennoch. Stab - £1032 Skipmyre. Fri - £961.70 Grains. Short - £847 Dalswinton. Galloway - £761.10 Loch Arthur. Mont - £728 Upper Portrack.
Per Kilo: Lui – 208p Kirkland. Fri – 163p Grains. Lim – 130p Ardoch. Stab – 129p Skipmyre. AA – 127p Skipmyre. Hols – 126p 111p Barndennoch, 118p Conheath, 109p Heathfield. Mont – 121p Upper Portrack. Gal – 118p Loch Arthur.
1418 Prime Sheep Forward
1076 Prime Lambs: All classes sold at improved rates
149 Lambs (32.1kg-39kg) averaged 276.2p/kg to 300p/kg Dinwoodie Green
Tex - £109.50 Woodhead, £109 Over Abington, £107 Whitehall
Belt - £105 Dinwoodie Green
NCC - £104.50 Auchentaggart
557 Lambs (39.1kg-45.5kg) averaged 278.8p/kg to 300p/kg Whitehall
Tex - £126 £123.50 Terreglestown, £126 Hoddomtown, £123.50 Hillbank, £123.50 New Farm
Char - £126 Whitehall
Suf - £123.50 Netherhall & Hall
Belt - £121 Dinwoodie Green
Cross - £117 Hillbank, £116.50 Over Abington
Chev. Mule - £116.50 Marwhirn
BF - £109 Wyliehole
321 Lambs (45.6kg-52kg) averaged 260p/kg to 280p/kg Belridding
Tex - £145 £137 Belridding, £140 Rigghead, £138.50 West Skelston, £135 Eastside & Netherhall
Char - £130 Broomhills
Suf - £130 Glengennet
Roussin - £125.50 Broomhills
Cross - £120 Glengennet
49 Lambs (52.1kg) averaged 241.8p/kg to 250p/kg West Skelston
Tex - £136 West Skelston, £134 Foregirth
Suf - £131 Hillbank
Char - £130 Belridding
332 Cast Ewes & Rams: A plainer show of ewes on offer, easily maintaining recent rates.
Heavy Ewes averaged £72.21, topping at £130
Light Ewes averaged £64.68, topping at £100
Tups averaged £97.40, topping at £166
Dumfries Market are delighted to support the Lamb for St Andrew's Day campaign. Spearheaded by the Institute of Auctioneers, schools from across Scotland will be enjoying Lamb on St Andrew's Day. Lambs have been donated this week by R Paterson, Over Abington; HW Sloan, Rigghead; D Sloan, Backburn; A Watret, Pendicle; A Buchan, Canina Gardens and AC&S Martin, Horseholm.
Tex - £130 Breconside, £119 New Farm, £118 Craigadam, £114 Hoddomton
Suf - £112 Craigadam
Cross - £100 Craigadam, £86 Hall, Hoddomtown & Newmains, £82 Breconside
Chev - £100 Carnavel, £96 £71 Newbank, £76 Chanlockfoot
Chev. Mule - £97 Newbank
BFL - £97 Hall of Drumpark
NCC - £97 Marwhirn
BF - £85 £73.50 Muirside, £84 Chanlockfoot, £76.50 Hall of Drumpark
Suf - £166 Newmains
Tex - £148 Newmains
Chev - £130 Newbank
BFL - £116 Newbank
BF - £94 Auchenhessnane