Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 28th October 2015.

120 Prime & OTM Cattle

21 Prime Cattle - Trade reflected the mixed offering of mainly heavy cattle forward.

Bullocks; Angus to 195.5p to A & J Wilson, Archwood to J Hall & Sons, Butchers Kirkcudbright

Heifers; Blonde to 202.5p from Archwood, Johnstonebridge to Ballard Butchers Castle Douglas

99 OTM Cattle – Shortage of fleshed cows, trade steadier

Per Head

Simmental to £1125 Porterstown

Holstein to £1043.75 Nether Gribton, £811.20, £800.70 Barndennoch

Angus to £1004.25 Carruthers

Limousin to £988 Cowans, £910.20 Meikleholm

British Blue to £920.95 Cowans

Charolais to £910 Airds of Balcary

N Red to £881.40 Mortonholm

Blonde to £828 Foregirth

Bullocks Ayrshire to £1106.85, £1070.70 Nether Gribton

Holstein to £1049.45 Nether Gribton

Per Kilo

Charolais to 175p Airds of Balcary

Holstein to 134p Ryemuir, 117p Mortonholm

Limousin to 130p Cowans

N Red to 113p Mortonholm

British Blue to 121p Shieldhill

Angus to 117p, 115p Drumrae

Bullocks Ayrshire to 157p Nether Gribton

Holstein to 139p, 132p Nether Gribton

1542 Prime Sheep

908 Prime Lambs – Too many out of SPEC Lambs forward. Trade levelled at 137.5ppk

171 (32.1-39Kg) ave 141.2p tp 160p Woodhead

Texel to £58.50 Archwood, £58.50 Woodhead, £57.50 Powhillon

Blackface to £51.50 Kirkton of Crawford

510 (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 136.4p to 158p Glanmanna

Blackface to £68 Glenmanna

Texel to £67.50 High Drum, £64 Upper Barr, £62.50 Over Cairn, £62.50 Archwood

NCC to £61.50 Capelfoot

Charollais to £60 Riggheads

Suffolk to £59.50 Ford, £58.50 Barbuie

227 (45.6-52Kg) ave 130p to 153p Capelfoot

Suffolk to £65.50 Roshglen, £64.50 Cushag, £64 East Polquhirter

Texel to £72, £70 Capelfoot, £69 High Drum, £68.50 Sandilands, £68 Archwood

634 Cast Ewes – Trade similar to previous weeks trading

Texel to £98.50 Craigieland Hill, £93.50 Hall of Drumpark, £89.50 Dollard

Mule to £64.50 Barnbarroch, £62.50 Kenmure

NCC to £63.50 Archwood, £58 Archbank

Cheviot to £53.50 Over Cairn, £51.50 Mabie

Blackface to £47.50 Laughtmuirside, £45.50 Hall of Drumpark, £45 Meikleholm

Rams Texel to £96.50 New Farm

Blackface to £56.50 Midlock

corresponding week 2014 sale report