C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday when 86 cattle were forward.
Eight prime cattle met keen competition.
A British Blue heifer from Pendicle sold to 232p bought by R Johnstone & Sons, Annan and Galloway bullocks from Low Three Mark sold to 208p.
78 OTM cattle: Very little flesh around nevertheless trade was competitive.
61 beef cows averaged 113p/kg to 153p/kg and £1124.55; 17 dairy cows average 105.7p/kg to 139p/kg and £1056.40
Per head: Simmental to £1124.55 Herries; British Blue to £1121.80 Drumburn; Charolais to £1119.30 Merrick, £1003.30, £912 Locharwoods; Angus to £1102.20 Townfoot, £979.55 Herries; Fleckvieh to £1056.40, £965.20 Slacks; Holstein to £947.10 Netherwood, £888 Slacks, £850.50 Hardgrove
Hereford to £864 Park; Luing to £826 Wellhill; Shorthorn to £816.50 Herries; Limousin to £965.60 Merrick, 920.75, £785.40 Herries.
Per kilo: Simmental to 153p Herries; Salers to 147p Gillesbie; Limousin to 145p, Herries, 136p Merrick, 133p Hunthills; British Blue to 142p Drumburn; Shorthorn to 142p Herries; Fleckvieh to 139p, 133p, 127p Slacks; Angus to 137p Herries, 131p Townfoot, 131p Capelfoot; Charolais to 127p Nether Locharwoods, 123p Merrick
Holstein to 123p Netherwood; Hereford to 120p Park; Luing to 118p (x2) Wellhill. 1613 prime sheep were forward. 1262 prime lambs: all classes of lambs were sharper on the week.
428 lambs (32.1kg – 39kg): average 167.48p/kg to 195p/kg Paddockhole.
Texel to £71.50 Eastside, £70.50 Bennan, £70 Thorns. Charolais to £76 Paddockhole. Blackface to 365.50 Kirkton of Crawford.
532 lambs (39.1kg – 45.5kg): average 174.54p/kg to 188p/kg Whinneyknowe.
Texel to £82 Burnside of Baltersan, £78.50 Newhope, £78 Muircleugh, £78 Craiglands, £78 Druidhall/braco, £78 Kirkton of Crawford, £78 Thorns. Cheviot to £81.50 Raggiewhat. Suffolk to £78.50 Abune the Brae.
302 lambs (45.6kg+): average 170.57p/kg to 176p/kg Raggiewhat.
Suffolk to £88 Raggiewhat. Texel to £87.50, £86 Druidhall/Braco.
351cast ewes and rams: slightly sharper.
Texel to £140 Hill, £132.50 Clydeside. Leicester to 394.50 Cairnhall. Cheviot to £89.50 Annefield.
Romney to £82.50, £71.50 Mains of Airies. Cross to £82.50 Whitespots
Suffolk to £79.50 Hillcrest.