Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held their weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 16th September 2015.

87 Prime & OTM Cattle

12 Prime Cattle – A poorer offering met spirited bidding. More cattle needed to fill order books.

Heifers British Blue to 222.5p from Riggheads, Collin to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie. Limousin to 223.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

75 OTM Cattle – All classes of cows easier sold.

Per Head

Limousin to £1425.60 Waterside (Haugh or Urr), £1276 Meikleholm, £1198.80 Mosshead, £1139.85 Crawthat, £1028.70 Isle of Dalton

Simmental to £1161.60 Meikleholm, £1070.55 Tregallon

Angus to £1160.50Guillyburn, £1087.20 Nether Gribton, £1081.25, £1076.25 Raeburnhead

British Friesian to £1143.10 Nether Gribton

Holstein to £929.50 Trailflat

Bull Charolais to £1276

Per Kilo

Limousin to 176p Waterside, 176p Meikleholm

Angus to 167p Guillyburn, 151p Nether Gribton, 127p, 125p Raeburnhead

British Friesian to 161p Nether Gribton

Limousin to 153p, 125p Crawthat, 148p, 133p Mosshead, 127p Isle of Dalton

Holstein to 133p, 116p Kerricks

Simmental to 132p Meikleholm

Bulls Limousin to 125p Waterside

Charolais to 121p Barnbackle

2546 Prime Sheep Forward

1585 Prime Lambs – Best Quality lambs easily sold from 160 to 180ppk, more mule and out of SPEC Lambs forward diluting sale average to 149.8ppk

372 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 149.5ppk to 170ppk Clydeside

Suffolk to £60.50 East Lanegate

Texel to £62.50 Clydeside

Blackface to £56 Corsebank

1029 Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 149.9p to 189p Netherton

Beltex to £75 Netherton, £72 (x2) Heithat, £71.50 Martingirth, £71.50 Craigielandhill

Texel to £71 Eastside, £70.50, £67Heithat, £67 Eastside

Suffolk to £66 Clydeside

Mule to £59.50 Guelt, £58 Roughside

184 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 138.5ppk to 163ppk Barmurrie

Beltex to £80 Barmurrie, £70.50 Nether Garrel

Texel to £70.50 East Polquhirter, £70 (x3) Nether Garrel

Suffolk to £66.50 Roshglen

Mule to £58 Barnshangan

Per Kilo

Texel to 176p, 168p Heithat, 168p Eastside, 161p Denbieyett

Beltex to 189p Netherton, 181p, 171p Heithat, 170p Martingirth, 170p Craigieland Hill

961 Cast Ewes & Rams – All classes easier

Texel to £85.50, £78.50 Barony, £84.50, £77.50 Dressertland

NCC to £84.50 Annefield

Leicester to £76.50 Kirkton, £69.50 Barnshangan

Cheviot to £74.50 Dressertland,£68.50 Gillesbie, £66.50 Auchencairn

Zwartble to £74.50 Wallacetown

Mule to £68.50 Barony, £63.50 South Mains

Blackface to £51.50 Orchard, £51.50 Castlefairn, £51.50 Corsebank

Rams Cheviot to £82.50 Ramseycleugh

Blackface to £74.50 Hayfield

corresponding week 2014 sale report