Dum­fries dairy and cat­tle sales

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - COUNTRYSIDE -

C& D Auc­tion Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of prime­stock in Dum­fries on Wed­nes­day when 96 cat­tle were for­ward. Prime cat­tle met a com­pet­i­tive trade. Li­mousin heifers to 231p from Horse­holm and 226p from Shangan.

OTM cat­tle again met plenty of de­mand for all classes. A plainer show was for­ward.

40 beef cows av­er­aged 126.2p/kg to 153p/kg and £1145.50; 45 dairy cows av­er­aged 109p/kg to 154p/kg and £1016.40. Per head: Li­mousin to £1145.50 Marr, £1117.20 Rig­gheads. Lu­ing to £1080, £962.50 Craig­dar­roch, £999, £993.85 Kirk­land.

Sta­biliser to £1079.20, £979.80 Rig­gheads. Sim­men­tal to £1071 Palace­knowe, £952 Mill­hill. Hol­stein to £1016.40 Rye­muir, £950 Bruntshield, £903 Lar­glea.

An­gus to £1059.50 Marr, £1041.90 Druid­hall/Braco, £1029.50 Rig­gheads, £944.30 Mary­fields. Fleck­vieh to £917.70 Slacks. Friesian to £900.90 Drum. Ayr­shire to £861.40 Rye­muir. Per kilo: Hol­stein to 154p Rye­muir, 145p Dry­burgh, 140p Lar­glea, 12p Bruntshield, 120p Bore­land. Sim­men­tal to 153p Palace­knowe, 136p Mill­hill.

Sta­biliser 152p, 138p Rig­gheads. Li­mousin 152p Rig­gheads 145p Marr. An­gus to 145p Rig­gheads, 138p, 131p Druid­hall/Braco, 133p Mary­field, 130p Marr.

Lu­ing 139p, 135p, 130p Kirk­land, 135p Craig­dar­roch.

Fleck­vieh to £133p Slacks. Friesian to 118p, 117p Drum. Ayr­shire to 118p Rye­muir, 115p Town­head. 1861 prime sheep 1091 prime lambs: Trade sim­i­lar to last week with de­mand for lambs with flesh.

142 lambs (32.1kg – 39kg): av­er­age 162.1p/kg to 192p/kg Arch­bank.

Texel to £75 Arch­bank , £71 Old Mill Farm, £69 Rough­side, £67 Hall. Black­face to £51.50 Auchen­brack.

766 lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg): av­er­age 169p/kg to 200p/kg Nether­ton. Bel­tex to £90 Nether­ton, £82.50 Hill­head. Texel to £81, £80.50 Nether­ton, £79.50 East­side, £79 Skip­myre, £76.50 East Polquhirter, £76.50 Slacks, £76 Auchen­fad. Suf­folk to £76.50 Slacks, 76 Abune The Brae. Cross £69 Arn­dar­roch.

183 lambs (45.6kg+): av­er­age 169.5p/ kg to 183p/kg Bridge­stone.

Texel to £85 Sandi­lands, £81.50 Hill­head, £81.50 Burn­head, £81.50 Auchen­fad, £81 New­mains, £80 Nether Gar­rel, £80 Up­per Tin­wald. Bel­tex £84 Bridge­stone. Suf­folk to £82.50 Swyre, £81.50 Burn­head. 770 cast ewes and rams: Ewes: Texel to £108.50 Mid­lock, £107.50 Wood­croft, £105.50 Ker­ricks, £104.50 Hill­head, £104.50 East­side. Suf­folk to £97.50 Sun­ny­hill, £86.50 Palace­knowe, £77.50 Bankswood. Che­viot to £86.50 Burn, £82.50 Arch­bank. Cross £85.50 Nether­hall. Black­face to £83.50 Glenkiln, £51.50 Over Abing­ton, £49.50 Hall of Drumpark.

Rams: Suf­folk to £105.50 Hall of Drumpark. Texel to £82.50 Hall of Drumpark.

Che­viot to £75.50 Arch­bank.

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