Dumfries Primestock Report

C & D Auction Marts Ltd held weekly Primestock Sale in Dumfries on Wednesday 11th November 2015.

111 Cattle Forward

12 Prime Cattle – Trade improving

Heifers Limousin to 224.5p R Neill, Upper Tinwald to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan, 213.5p from Mr J Bell, Brydekirk Mains to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers Annan

Bullocks Galloway to 199.5p from JWK Paterson & Son, Low Three Mark to PR Duff Ltd, Wishaw

99 OTM Cattle – Buyers were active with trade better than expected with more lean beef cows and parlour dairy cows forward.

Per Head

Simmental to £930.90, £875.50, £850.65 Cormaddie

British Friesian to £830.50 Lagganlees

Holstein Friesian to £819.65, £808.50 Slacks, £805.65 Riggheads, Collin

Limousin to £808.50 Edingham

Hereford to £729 Meikle Barncleugh

Angus to £705.60 Porterstown

Per Kilo

Holstein Friesian to 123p , 101p Riggheads, Collin, 110p Slacks

British Friesian to 110p Lagganlees, 104p Burnside of Baltersan

British Blue to 110p Ninians Grove

Simmental to 109p Third, 107p Cormaddie

Limousin to 109p Kirkbride, 108p Upper Tinwald, 107p Meikle Barncleugh

Hereford to 108p Meikle Barncleugh

Angus to 102p Kirkbride

1551 Prime Sheep

1152 Prime Lambs – More cheer in the sheep ring with all classes getting a welcome rise. Best export lambs selling to 165-180ppk, more Mule & Blackface Lambs forward. Sale average 155.9p

236 Lambs (32.1-39Kg) ave 155.6p to 183.7p Ford

Texel to £68 Ford

Mule to £59 Ford

527 Lambs (39.1-45.5Kg) ave 155.2p to 184.5p Kirkton

Suffolk to £70 East Polquhirter, £68.50 Abune the Brae

Texel to £72 (x3) Kirkton of Crawford, £70 Thorns, £68.50 Liscleugh

Chev Mule to £61 Marwhirn

Blackface to £57 Inglestone, £56 East Polquhirter

358 Lambs (45.6-52Kg) ave 147.3p to 147.3p East Polquhirter

Texel to £76 Druidhall, £75.50 Barrsyard, £75.50 Druidhall, £75.50 Druidhall

Suffolk to £75.50 East Polquhirter

Roussin to £71.50 Glengennet

Chev Mule to £68.50 Marwhirn

Mule to £65.50 Abune the Brae

30 Lambs (52Kg+) ave 138.1p to 144p Druidhall

Suffolk to £76 druidhall

Texel to £75.50 Druidhall

400 Cast Ewes & Rams Forward – All types of Ewes sharper on the week with Blackface Heavy Ewes £3-£4 better.

Beltex to £93.50 Finnieness

Suffolk to £86 Rigghead, Shawhead

NCC to £84 Annefield

Leicester to £79 Grennan

Texel to £75.50 Craigieland Hill, £75 Lochwood

Cheviot to £67 South Glen, £63 Craigiland Hill

Mule to £62 East Polquhirter, £54.50 Lawesknowe, £53.50 Ballinnie, £52.50 Leithenhall

Blackface to £55 Macqueston, £54 Marr, £51.50 Lawesknowe, £50 Midlock

Lleyn to £42.50 Bennan

Swaledale to £41.50 Finniness

Rams Suffolk to £82.50 Rigghead, Shawhead

Texel to £99 Glengennet

Blackface to £76 Clonrae

Leicester to £79 Clonrae

corresponding week 2014 sale report