Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 14th October 2015.

88 Prime & OTM Cattle Forward

Butchers type cattle again in short supply. Good quality under 600Kg cattle required in greater numbers.

Bullocks; Limousin to 230p to R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

Heifers; Charolais to 218.5p from Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald to Border Meats Butchers Lockerbie

76 OTM Cattle – meated cows scarce and wanted. Big proportion of parlour type cows forward

Per Head

British Blue to £1269.20 Upper Tinwald

Limousin to £1156.20, £1068.75 Archbank, £926.10 Lantonside

Holstein Friesian to £932.80 Conheath

Simmental to £917.60 Lantonside, £904.40 Meikle Barncleugh

Angus to £784.80 Newlands

Per Kg

British Blue to 167p Upper Tinwald

Simmental to 148p Lantonside, 119p, 116p Meikle Barncleugh, 117p Dollard

Limousin to 141p, 125p Archbank, 126p Lantonside

Holstein to 123p Barnbarroch, 106p Conheath

Angus to 109p Newlands

1240 Prime Sheep forward – Plenty of lambs 44Kg + forward affecting averaged to level at 138.7ppk

192 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 139.5ppk to 167ppk Ford

Texel to £57.50 Ford

Blackface to £48 Ford

419 Lambs (39.1-45Kg) ave 138.3ppk to 170ppk Craigielandshill

Charollais to £63 Springfieldhill

Texel to £62.50 High Drum, £62, £61.50 Dunesslin, £61.50 Belzies, £61 Hall

Suffolk to £60.50 High Drum

Beltex to £60 (x2) Craigielandshill

224 Lambs (45.6Kg + ) ave 130.5ppk to 154ppk Roshglen

Texel to £73, £72.50 Archwood, £72.50 Roshglen

405 Cast Ewes – more buyers in attendance. Trade slightly sharper.

Texel to £76.50 Glendarroch, £75.50 Drumcruilton, £73.50 Arnmannoch, £70.50 Hall

NCC to £74.50, £66.50 Archbank

Berrichon to £67.50 Glendarroch

Mule to £64 East Polquhirter

Cheviot to £49 Springfield Hill, £46.50 Glenochar

Blackface to £46.50 Craiglearen, £43 Hall, £42.50 Glenochar

corresponding week 2014 sale report