Primes sale at C & D mart in Dum­fries

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - COUNTRYSIDE -

C & D held their weekly sale of prime­stock in Dum­fries on Wed­nes­day. There were 73 cat­tle for­ward. Prime cat­tle sold to 232p/kg for a Bri­tish Blue x heifer from Pen­di­cle sell­ing to R John­stone, Butcher, An­nan.

OTMs gen­er­ally lacked flesh with trade up­hold­ing re­cent val­ues. Per head

Li­mousin to £1150.05 Farhills, £1087.50 Bel­rid­ding.

Sim­men­tal to £1060.50 Dalped­dar, £728 Drum­jar­gon. An­gus to £869, £849.15 White­hall. Hol­stein to £845 Barn­den­noch. Swedish Red to £775 Grains. Saler to £736.70 Drum­jar­gon. Per kilo

Li­mousin to 150p, 120p Bel­rid­ding, 123p Farhills.

Sim­men­tal to 112p Drum­jar­gon, 105p Dalped­dar. An­gus to 111p White­hall. Friesian to 107p Linns. Saler to 106p Drum­jar­gon. Hol­stein to 100p Barn­den­noch, 97p Hard­grove, 97p Muir­side. Ayr­shire to 95p Wood­head. There were 2014 prime lambs and ewes for­ward.

The 1127 prime lambs sold at im­proved lev­els for all classes.

228 lambs (32.1-39 kg) ave 175p/kg to 190p/kg Pad­dock­hole. Suf­folk to £71 Cor­rie Mains. Texel to £71 Cor­rie Mains, £70.50 Muir­side. Lleyn to £60.50 Auchen­cairn Cott. Black­face to £59.50 Leathorn. Cross to £59 East Polquhirter, £58 Pad­dock­hole.

703 Lambs (39.1-45.5 kg) ave 173p/kg to 193p/kg Mary­holm.

Texel to £80 (x3) Gilles­bie, £79.50 Barr, £78.50 East­side.

Suf­folk to £75.50 Abune the Brae, £74 Hill, £73.50 Cor­rie Mains, £73.50 Rosh­glen.

Cross to £67.50 Wood­end, £67 High Cairn.

196 Lambs (45.6kg +) ave 166p/kg to 192p/kg Gilles­bie.

Texel to £92 Gilles­bie, £82.50 Hall of Drumpark, £82 East Polquhirter, £81.50, £79.50 East­side, £81.50 (x2), £80 New Mains, £80.50 Fard­ing­james, £79 Bar­bush.

Suf­folk to £80 Skip­myre, £79 An­nefield.

Charol­lais to £78 Rig­gheads . Cross to £77 Fard­ing­james. There were 887 cast ewes. Heavy, well-fleshed ewes met a sim­i­lar trade, with smaller, leaner ewes slightly eas­ier. Ewes

Texel to £109.50 Bor­land Mains, £94.50 Hall Meadow, £93.50 Low Kirk­bride.

Suf­folk to £96.50 Low Kirk­bride, £69.50 Hall Meadow, £61.50 Cor­rie Mains.

Charol­lais to £90.50 Mary­holm, £71.50 Bor­land Mains, £61.50 Mary­field.

Cross to £68.50 East Polquhirter, £64.50 Whitespots, £64.50 Hall of Drumpark. Che­viot Mule to £64.50 New­bank. Che­viot to £56.50 New­bank, £55.50 Fard­ing­james, £52.50 Druid­hall, £52.50 Lin­lith­gow.

Black­face to £52.50 Snar, £52.50 New Mains, £47.50 Bor­land Mains, £39.50 Bet­ty­knowes.

Ja­cob to £49.50 Low Kirk­bride. Rams Charol­lais to £95.50 Craigend. Zwart­ble to £93.50 Rig­gheads. Bel­tex to £85 Whitespots. Black­face to £67.50 Nether Gribton.

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