Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 30th September 2015.

120 Prime & OTM Cattle

18 Prime Cattle – Once again butcher cattle were in short supply. Any feeders should consider supplying local Butchers & Wholesalers through the live ring.

Heifers Charolais to 220.5p from W Borthwick & Son, Shangan to R Johnstone & Sons, Butchers Annan. Simmental to 218.5p from Shangan, Dunscore to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie.

102 OTM Cattle – Trade similar although a large number of leaner dairy cows distorted the average.

Per Head

Charolais to £1414.10, £1158.30 Gairloch

Limousin to £957.95 Belzies, £915.45 No2 Tregallon

British Blue to £916.30 Meikleholm

Holstein Friesian to £864, £823.15 Kerricks

British Friesian to £797.15 Kirkland

Angus to £761.25 Muircleugh

Bulls Charolais to £1600.80 Dalswinton

Angus to £1171.75 Druidhall

Per Kilo

Charolais to 158p, 155p, 143p Gairloch

Holstein Friesian to 135p (x2) Kerricks, 117p, 106p Kirkbog

Limousin to 132p Gairloch, 128p Spittal, 125p Belridding, 123p No2 Tregallon

Hereford to 118p Relief

Simmental to 118p Hightownhead

Angus to 115p Dalswinton

British Friesian to 107p Kirkland

Bulls Charolais to 116p Dalswinton

1339 Prime Sheep & Cast Ewes

977 Prime Lambs – Trade better than expected with best quality regularly selling to between 160-180ppk. More Mule & Blackface Lambs forward from 130-140ppk

196 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 142.7ppk to 188p Waterside

Beltex to £64 Waterside, £62.50 Heithat

Texel to £62 Ross

Charollais to £60 Lower Shieldhill

486 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 142.1ppk to 177p Crairieknowe

Texel to £72 Eastside, £68.50 Crairieknowe, £67 Druidhall, £67 Martingirth

Beltex to £67.50 Craigieland Hill

Chev Mule to £61.50 Springfield Hill

Mule to £56.50 Ewanston

295 Lambs (45.6Kg + ) ave 139.4ppk to 160ppk Nether Keir

Beltex to £75 Waterside of Terregles

Texel to £74.50 Nether Keir, £72 Auchenfad, £70.50 East Polquhirter, £70 Waterside

Suffolk to £71.50 Clydeside, £70.50 East Polquhirter

NCC to £68 Springfield Hill

Chev Mule to £67.50 Springfield Hill

Per Kilo

Beltex to 188p Waterside, 171p Craigielands, 168p Heithat

Texel to 177p Crairieknowe, 168p Ross, 163p Martingirth, 160p Eastside

Charollais to 158p Lower Shieldhill

Suffolk to 150p Hastingshall

362 Cast Ewes & Rams – Trade no sharper

Texel to £73.50 Waterside

Leicester to £69.50 Cairnhall

Mule to £66.50

Cheviot to £52.50 Courance

Blackface to £51.50 Guelt, £48.50 Lawesknowe

Rams Beltex to £89.50 Roshglen

corresponding week 2014 sale report